Remi Carnimolla

Partner, Managing Director
Private Equity

Rémi is currently the Head of the France and Spain Private Equity teams.

In 2010 Rémi led 3i’s investment in Vedici (French group of private clinics) where he sat on the board and worked with the management to complete 12 acquisitions, while in parallel structuring the group, optimising its operational efficiency and completing a major sale and lease back. Vedici doubled its size in 4 years and was successfully sold in 2014.

Rémi also led 3i’s investment in Trescal (global leader in calibration services). Rémi chaired the Supervisory Board and he supported the management in its fast growing plan with 5 acquisitions across Europe and its expansion into the US. Trescal doubled its EBITDA in 3 years and was successfully sold in 2013.

Previous successful deals Rémi has led include Etanco (French and Italian leader in construction fastening systems for roofs, facades etc.), Ineum (consulting) and Keolis (public transport) in which he supported management in several acquisitions and some major transformation projects in Europe. Rémi was also a member of the GEKA deal team (cosmetic packaging specialist) and contributed to deals outside France, including Inspecta (Testing & Inspection; Nordics), Inspicio (Testing & Inspection; UK), and GIF (Testing & Inspection, Automotive; Germany and China).

He currently sits on the boards of Etanco and Loxam.

Prior to joining 3i in 2003, he founded and headed a French venture capital firm in Tunisia and spent three years with McKinsey. Rémi has a degree in Accounting and Finance from the Paris Business School (ESCP) and an executive MBA (sponsored by McKinsey).