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Audley Travel wins Best Tour Operator at the Telegraph Travel Awards 2023

Audley Travel has been named Best Tour Operator at the Telegraph Travel Awards 2023. The Telegraph awards celebrate the best destinations, airlines and travel companies around the world and are voted on by almost 30,000 Telegraph readers.

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Action ranked favourite retailer in France 2023

Action has been ranked first in EY-Parthenon’s annual study of France’s retail landscape. The study involved the interview of a panel of over 9,300 consumers in France. It measures the percentage of fans among customers that made a purchase in the relevant category over the last 12 months.

Value Creation Innovation Award

3i wins Value Creation Innovation Award

3i has won the Value Creation Innovation Award at the Actum Group Private Equity Value Creation Awards 2023. The Award recognises innovative ways of growing a company and new value creation strategies in a particular business or sector.

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3i wins Best Client Service, Infrastructure, Mid Cap, Award

3i has won Best Client Service, Infrastructure, Mid Cap, in the Best Asset Managers by Korean Investors Awards 2022. The Awards, created by The Korea Economic Daily Global Edition, recognise the highest-performing asset managers based on a comprehensive survey of asset owners in Korea, including pensions, sovereign wealth funds, mutual aids, insurance companies, and major banks.


Audley Travel wins two categories at the Which? Awards 2022

Audley Travel has won two categories at the Which? Awards 2022: Best Tailor-Made Holiday Provider and Best Smaller/Independent Holiday Provider. Which?’s Recommended Provider categories include companies that are highly rated by Which? members and the public, and whose products meet the high standards of Which? researchers.

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Audley Travel wins Gold in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards

Audley Travel has won Gold in the Favourite Tour Operator (General) category in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. The Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards recognise the travel brands which have most captured readers’ imaginations and are voted on by more than ten thousand Wanderlust readers. The WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards cover the globe and champion the very best work in responsible tourism. 


Weener Plastics wins BVCA ‘Excellence in ESG’ Award

Weener Plastics Group BV has won the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association ‘Excellence in ESG’ Award in the portfolio company category. WP was recognised for demonstrating excellent innovation and a clear focus on moving towards more recyclable and reusable products.

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3i wins Secondaries Deal of the Year in Europe

3i has won Secondaries Deal of the Year in Europe at the PEI Awards 2020 for its Action single-asset transaction. The deal achieved a gross multiple of 31x for exiting LPs.

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MPM included in the 12th annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table

The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, measured over their latest two years of available accounts. MPM was ranked 170th with average two year international sales growth of 23.41% p.a.

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3i wins Mid-Market Exit of the Year for Aspen Pumps

3i has won Mid-Market Exit of the Year at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2020 for its sale of Aspen Pumps.

The award recognises successful deal origination, execution, portfolio management and exit for investments with an enterprise value at entry of between £50-500M.

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Audley Travel included in the 11th annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table

Audley Travel was ranked as one of Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, achieving 66% annual average growth over the last two years.


Audley Travel Wins Awards from both The Telegraph and The Times/Sunday Times

Audley Travel has been named Best Tour Operator in The Telegraph Travel Awards 2019 which are based on the opinions of readers, with over 90,000 people voting this year.

Readers of The Times and Sunday Times also voted Audley the Best Luxury Tour Operator in the 2019 Travel Awards, highlighting the company’s specialist knowledge, great service and range of hand-picked experiences.  

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3i wins silver in the Best French Mid & Upper Mid Market LBO Fund category

3i Private Equity was awarded silver for Best French Mid & Upper Market LBO Fund at the 18th edition of the Private Equity Exchange & Awards 2019, which was held in Paris on 27 November 2019.

The Queens Awards

Aspen Pumps Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise; International Trade

Aspen received this award in recognition of its ongoing and notable growth in overseas markets over the last 3 years. This follows Aspen’s two previous Queen’s Award wins, for International Trade in 2009 and Innovation in 2014. Aspen’s continual drive for innovation, expert knowledge of the industry, investment in its people and commitment to its customers have seen the business thrive. As the only ACR ancillaries business with a truly global reach, Aspen trades in over 100 countries worldwide with business premises on four continents.

Exit Of The Year Award

3i wins Private Equity International’s “Exit of the Year in Europe” award for Scandlines

The Private Equity International annual awards are voted for by readers and recognise the firms, deals and advisors that shaped the industry in 2018. The judges highlighted the 7x return 3i made on its investment in Scandlines, along with the company’s transformation during 3i’s ownership from a state-owned business to a best-in-class operator. The exit marked the culmination of an operational overhaul, including streamlining the business by selling non-core routes and assets and focusing the business on two routes linking Germany and Denmark.

Management Team Awards

Aspen Pumps Wins BVCA Management Team Award

The Aspen Pumps Group has been awarded the South East ‘Large Management Team’ Award by the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association. These awards recognise the best businesses in the UK backed by private equity and venture capital. As well as being a strong indicator of bold and authentic leadership, the award recognises achievements in the skilled execution of projects including acquisition, international expansion and marketing innovation.

Global Franchise Awards 2019

BoConcept wins Best Lifestyle Franchise at the Global Franchise Awards 2019

Created to celebrate the hard work, drive and commitment of the people in the franchising sector on a global scale, the awards recognise exceptional, innovative brands driving change within the international franchising community. The winners are selected based on four overarching criteria - global growth intentions, a strong franchisor/franchisee relationship, innovative marketing and promotional plans and having played a part in advancing the cause of international franchising.

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Action wins Retailer of the Year Netherlands 2018-2019

Action has been awarded Best Store Chain of the Netherlands for the fifth consecutive year. It also won the Retailer of the Year Netherlands 2018 - 2019 award. These awards are based on consumer ratings of various store criteria including price, product range and customer service.

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