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  • Bryan Acutt
    Bryan Acutt
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Bryan Acutt

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
    Business & Technology Services, Communications, Consumer

    Bryan is a Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in London and joined in January 2016. He is responsible for the portfolio and asset management of infrastructure and energy projects in the UK and continental Europe, including the valuation of the funds, reporting to portfolio lenders and investors, portfolio value enhancement and yield management.

    Prior to joining 3i, Bryan worked at Amber Infrastructure where he was involved in portfolio management and asset valuation of International Public Partnership. Prior to Amber, Bryan worked at Deloitte in Australia and South Africa.

    Bryan has a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours).

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
  • 21 Ashutosh Agrawal
    Ashutosh Agrawal
    Director

    India / Infrastructure

    Ashutosh Agrawal

    Director
    India / Infrastructure

    Ashutosh joined 3i in 2011 and has more than nine years experience in various roles in private equity and management consulting. He manages various assets across the power, roads, ports and healthcare sectors. He supports 3i's existing portfolio companies in assessing the Indian market. He has delivered three exits in India for 3i. Prior to 3i, he worked at A.T.Kearney where he was involved in advising clients across multiple sectors including telecoms, energy, logistics and automotive. He also worked at Lehman Brothers and briefly at General Atlantic in their Mumbai office. Ashutosh holds a Management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

    3i office address

    3i India Private Limited,
    Level 7 B-Wing,
    Capital Bandra Kurla Complex,
    Mumbai - 400 051
    +91-22-49055850
  • Antony Amalor
    Antony Amalor
    Associate

    UK / Private Equity

    Antony Amalor

    Associate
    UK / Private Equity

    Antony is an Associate in the UK Private Equity team.

    Prior to joining 3i in February 2022, Antony worked in the EMEA Business Services Group at Morgan Stanley, advising clients on a range of transactions across the Business Services sector.

    Antony holds a BSc(Hons) from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School).

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3205
  • Simon Andersen
    Simon Andersen
    Digital Director

    UK / Private Equity

    Simon Andersen

    Digital Director
    UK / Private Equity

    Simon Friberg Andersen is a Digital Director based in London. His role is to drive digital strategies in 3i’s portfolio companies across Europe and the US and help add digital businesses to the 3i portfolio.

    He previously worked at Marks and Spencer, where he was Head of Digital International since 2014.

    Prior to this, Simon was Head of Online Innovation at Woolworths (Australia), and he co-founded a data start-up (Userneeds) in 2008. He began his career at the Boston Consulting Group in 2002.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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  • 12 George Archer
    George Archer
    Banking Partner

    Private Equity

    George Archer

    Banking Partner
    Private Equity

    George joined 3i in 2011 and is a Partner in its Banking Team. He has 28 years of banking experience and has worked on financing transactions for many of 3i’s current and former portfolio companies, including Action, Arrivia, Aspen Pumps, Audley Travel, Basic Fit, BoConcept, Cirtec Medical, Dutch Bakery, Dynatect, Element, Eltel, ESG, Hans Anders, Kinolt, Lekolar, MAIT, Magnitude, Mepal, MKM, OneMed, Q Holding, Royal Sanders, Sanisure, SLR, Wilson HCG and Yanga.

    Prior to 3i, George worked at The Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America and Barclays Capital, specialising in leveraged finance and sponsor coverage. He has also held positions in leveraged loan syndications and in corporate restructuring.

    George holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Biochemistry from Imperial College (University of London), a BSc (Hons) degree in Financial Services from UMIST and a MSc degree in Operational Research from Strathclyde University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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  • Caroline Banszky
    Caroline Banszky
    Non-Executive Director

    Board of Directors

    Caroline Banszky

    Non-Executive Director
    Board of Directors

    Non-Executive Director since July 2014. Also a non-executive Director of Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc and IntegraFin Holdings plc. Independent.

    Previous experience

    Formerly the Chief Executive of the Law Debenture Corporation p.l.c. from 2002 to 2016. Chief Operating Officer of SVB Holdings PLC, now Novae Group plc, a Lloyd’s listed integrated vehicle, from 1997 to 2002. Previously, Finance Director of N M Rothschild & Sons Limited from 1995 to 1997, having joined the bank in 1981. She originally trained at what is now KPMG.

    Committee involvement:

    Audit and Compliance - Chairman
    Nominations - Member
    Remuneration - Member

  • Zack Barron
    Zack Barron
    Associate

    North America / Infrastructure

    Zack Barron

    Associate
    North America / Infrastructure

    Zack joined 3i in 2019 as an Associate in the North American Infrastructure team.

    Prior to joining 3i, Zack was an Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities where he focused on M&A and financing advisory in the industrial services sector.

    Zack holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400
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    Felix Bartsch
    Senior Associate

    Germany / Private Equity

    Felix Bartsch

    Senior Associate
    Germany / Private Equity
    Healthcare

    Felix joined 3i in 2022 and is a Senior Associate in the Private Equity team based in Frankfurt.

    He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as in the Healthcare sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Felix worked in the Automotive Services Sector at Formel D, Automation Technology at Festo, Private Equity at Quadriga Capital and Investment Banking at JP Morgan in London.

    Felix holds a Master’s degree in Law and Accounting from The London School Economics and Political Science.

    3i office address

    OpernTurm
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
    60306 Frankfurt am Main
    +49 69 710000 0
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    Sam Beach
    Senior Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Sam Beach

    Senior Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology

    Sam joined 3i in 2021 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York.

    Prior to joining 3i, Sam worked as an Associate at Windjammer Capital Investors, where he invested in a broad range of advanced manufacturing, specialty distribution, and business service industry sectors.  He was also previously an Analyst at Harris Williams & Co.

    Sam received an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400

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  • Jake Beh
    Jake Behrman
    Associate Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Jake Behrman

    Associate Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Healthcare

    Jake joined 3i in 2018 in the New York office and is a member of the Healthcare sector coverage team. Jake has been involved in 3i’s investments in Cirtec Medical, SaniSure, and ten23 Health.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jake worked as an Associate at Metalmark Capital, a middle-market private equity that has managed more than $8 billion through its funds. While at Metalmark, he helped execute a number of platform investments and transformative portfolio company acquisitions. Jake was previously an Analyst in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley.

    Jake graduated from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business with High Distinction.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400
  • Chouaib Benlahoussine
    Chouaib Benlahoussine
    Senior Associate

    France / Infrastructure

    Chouaib Benlahoussine

    Senior Associate
    France / Infrastructure

    Chouaib joined 3i in January 2019 and is a Senior Associate in the Infrastructure team based in Paris. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals across the Economic Infrastructure and Projects space. He is currently involved in Valorem.

    Previously, he was an Associate in the Energy and Infrastructure team at BNP Paribas in Paris, covering Financial Advisory and Project / Acquisition Financing (origination, structuring and execution) in the EMEA region.

    Chouaib graduated from the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and holds an MSc in Infrastructure Project Finance.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00
  • 16 Paolo Bergamelli
    Paolo Bergamelli
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Paolo Bergamelli

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure

    Paolo is a Director in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in 2015. He is responsible for the origination, execution and asset management of infrastructure investments. His transaction experience includes Wireless Infrastructure Group, Infinis, Tampnet, Anglian Water, Herambiente and Global Cloud Xchange. He is currently on the board of Herambiente.

    Prior to joining 3i, Paolo worked in the investment banking division of UBS, advising on Infrastructure, Transport and Telecom transactions.

    Paolo holds a MSc in Finance from Bocconi University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
  • 17 Gaurav Bhurat
    Gaurav Bhurat
    Director

    India / Infrastructure

    Gaurav Bhurat

    Director
    India / Infrastructure

    Gaurav joined 3i in 2011 and has been involved in both Infrastructure and Private Equity investments.

    Prior to 3i, Gaurav worked at TVS Capital, a mid-market private equity fund, where he invested in banking, retail, healthcare and other consumer-oriented plays. He has also invested in European Private Equity and high yield debt at Goldman Sachs and in US small cap public equities at Boston Avenue Capital LLC, a billion $ hedge fund.

    Gaurav holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

    3i office address

    3i India Private Limited,
    Level 7 B-Wing,
    Capital Bandra Kurla Complex,
    Mumbai - 400 051
    +91-22-49055850
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    Casper de Bok
    Analyst

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Casper de Bok

    Analyst
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology, Healthcare

    Casper joined 3i in 2021 as an Analyst in the Benelux Private Equity team and is a deal team member of Dutch Bakery, Royal Sanders and Basic Fit.

    Prior joining 3i, Casper gained internship experience in sell-side M&A at Lincoln International and mid-market Private Equity at Avedon Capital Partners.

    Casper holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and is in the final stages of completing an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the Technical University of Delft.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
  • Simon Borrows
    Simon Borrows
    Chief Executive

    Board of Directors

    Simon Borrows

    Chief Executive
    Board of Directors

    Simon was appointed Chief Executive in May 2012 after joining 3i in October 2011 as Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining 3i, Simon was Chairman of Greenhill & Co International LLP, having previously been Co-Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill & Co. Inc. Before founding the European operations of Greenhill & Co, he was the Managing Director of Baring Brothers International Limited.

    Simon has a law degree from London University and an MBA from London Business School.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
  • Pierre Axel Botuha
    Pierre-Axel Botuha
    Director

    France / Private Equity

    Pierre-Axel Botuha

    Director
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer, Healthcare

    Pierre-Axel is a Director in the Private Equity team based in Paris.

    Prior to joining 3i in 2021, he was a Principal at L Catterton where he focused on consumer investments in Europe. Pierre-Axel began his career at La Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild, advising on M&A transactions in France, Germany and China. He previously worked at BCG, supporting international strategy projects in the industrials, logistics and automotive sectors, and L-GAM, a UK-based, long-term oriented, private equity firm.

    Pierre-Axel holds an MBA from INSEAD (with Distinction), a MSc in Engineering from Supelec Paris, and a Masters in Economics from Paris XI University.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00

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