Ken Hanau

Managing Partner, 3i North America
Private Equity / North America

Ken is the Managing Partner of 3i’s Private Equity business in North America and focuses on international investment opportunities in the Industrial and Business Services sectors.

He has played an active role in 3i's investments in Mold Masters, a world-leading manufacturer of specialty components to the plastic industry; Phibro, a global supplier of animal health products; Hilite, a global manufacturer of leading automotive solutions; TouchTunes, one of the largest interactive entertainment platforms in the world with over 70,000 venues; Dynatect, a manufacturer of products that protect equipment and people, and Q Holding, a producer of elastomeric products.

Prior to joining 3i, Ken held senior positions with Weiss, Peck & Greer and Halyard Capital, leading investments in the Industrial and Business Services sectors. Previously Ken worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and at K&H Corrugated Case Corporation, a family-owned packaging business. Ken is a CPA and started his career with Coopers & Lybrand.

He received his BA with honors from Amherst College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Industrial Portfolio