Remi Carnimolla

Partner, Managing Director

Rémi is currently the Head of the French and Spanish Private Equity teams.

In 2010, Rémi led 3i’s investment in Vedici, the French group of private clinics, where he sat on the Board and worked with the management team to complete 12 acquisitions, while in parallel restructuring 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, the global leader in calibration services. Rémi chaired the Supervisory Board and 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, a French and Italian leader in construction fastening systems for roofs, facades etc.; Ineum, consulting specialists; 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 deal team for GEKA, a cosmetic packaging specialist and has contributed to deals outside France, including Inspicio (Testing & Inspection in the UK) and GIF (Testing & Inspection for Automotive in Germany and China).

He currently sits on the Boards of Etanco and Loxam.

Prior to joining 3i in 2003, Rémi 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).

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