Creating value

Our ability to drive value growth in our portfolio companies is underpinned by the scale of our international resources, sector knowledge and network.


Our Active Partnership approach is how we work with our portfolio companies to achieve their full potential. We support management to realise  functional excellence in their businesses through best-in-class strategic, operational, commercial and financial practices. 

Inter portfolio knowledge sharing is delivered through various conferences held for our current and former portfolio CEOs, Chairmen and CFOs.

85%+ of 3i portfolio revenues come from international businesses

Bolt on acquisitions 25in 2014

Delivered a 32% uplift on Gross Investment Return