About us

Our strategic objectives

3i is an investment company with two complementary businesses, Private Equity and Infrastructure.

We focus on opportunities where our sector and investment expertise, combined with our international presence and strong capital position, can create material value for our stakeholders.

Strategic objective

FY2021 progress


Grow investment portfolio earnings


of Private Equity portfolio companies1
(by value) grew earnings in the period



Realise investments with good cash‑to‑cash returns


Group realised proceeds2



Maintain an operating cash profit


Operating cash profit2



Use our strong balance sheet


Invested in Private Equity



Increase shareholder distributions


Dividend per share

Last 12 months (“LTM”) earnings to 31 December 2020. Includes 22 unquoted companies and Basic-Fit, which is quoted.
Operating cash profit, realised proceeds are APMs.

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