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    Bryan Acutt
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Bryan Acutt

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Bryan is an Associate 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
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    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
    +91-22-49055999
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    Brendon Anderson
    Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Brendon Anderson

    Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Brendon joined 3i in 2017 as a member of the North American Private Equity team based in New York.

    Since joining, Brendon has been involved in Q Holding and I.C.E.

    Most recently, Brendon was a member of the Global Industrials Group at Citigroup where he advised clients on M&A and capital rising.

    Brendon graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee with a BBA in Finance.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400
    +1 (212) 848 1401

     

    Investments

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    Menno Antal
    Partner

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Menno Antal

    Partner
    Benelux / Private Equity
     

    Menno Antal joined 3i in 2000. He is currently Partner, having been Managing Partner, co-head of Private Equity, and Managing Director for the Benelux beforehand.

    He has been a key member of the investment teams working on several of 3i’s Benelux Buyouts including Basic-Fit, Action, Element Materials Technology, VNU Media, Dockwise, Refresco Gerber, ABX, Hyva, UTT, Malmberg, De Telefoongids and YBR. He currently sits on the Board of Action, OneMed and BoConcept.

    Prior to joining 3i, Menno held a broad range of international managerial positions within Heineken.

    He has an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from IMD, Switzerland.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
    0031 / 20 3057455

     

    Investments

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    George Archer
    Senior Director - Banking

    UK / Private Equity

    George Archer

    Senior Director - Banking
    UK / Private Equity
     

    George joined 3i in 2011 and is a Senior Director in its Banking Team. The team manages the firm's relationship with its financing institutions and provides debt financing advice and support to the international private equity activities of 3i and its portfolio companies.

    He has 24 years of banking experience and has worked on financing transactions for many of 3i’s portfolio companies, including Action, Aspen Pumps, Audley Travel, Basic Fit, BoConcept, Cirtec Medical, Element, Eltel, ESG, Euro-Diesel, Hans Anders, I.C.E., Lekolar, MKM, OneMed, Q Holding, Royal Sanders and SLR.

    Prior to 3i, George worked at The Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America and Barclays Capital, specializing 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
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Mark Bakker
    Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Mark Bakker

    Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Healthcare  

    Mark joined 3i in 2008 in the Benelux team and is a Director currently based in the New York office.

    As a member of the deal team, he was involved in the buyout of ICE, a global travel & loyalty business. Mark was also involved in the buyout, portfolio management and exit of Element Materials Technology, a global materials and product qualification testing business, as well as 3i’s investments in Refresco and EURO-DIESEL and several add-on investments in the Netherlands for Onemed. Mark led the sale of German automotive supplier Hilite International to AVICEM from China and was previously a Board member of VNU Media, which was sold to Belgian media conglomerate de Persgroep in 2012.

    Previously Mark worked at ABN AMRO Corporate Development and ABN AMRO Global Clients. During his time at ABN AMRO, he was involved in the sale of ABN AMRO to a consortium of Fortis, RBS and Santander. Mark started his career at Heineken where he executed a commercial excellence program in Seoul, South Korea.

    Mark holds a Masters degree in Technology Management from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400
    +1 (212) 848 1401

     

    Investments

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    Matt Barker
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Matt Barker

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Matt joined 3i in May 2010 and is primarily responsible for the origination, execution and asset management of deals in the infrastructure sector.

    He had responsibility for 3i Infrastructure plc’s investment in the Eversholt Rail Group, including during the acquisition in 2010, as a director of the company during the fund’s ownership and for the sale to CKI that was completed in April 2015. Matt was involved in 3i Infrastructure plc’s investment in the Dalmore Capital Fund and played a leading role in 3i Group’s acquisition of Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management. Recently, Matt was responsible for 3i Infrastructure plc’s investments in Wireless Infrastructure Group, the UK’s leading independent mobile tower company, and TCR, the airport ground support equipment lessor.  He retains responsibility for the asset management of both of these investments. Prior to joining 3i, Matt worked in the infrastructure funds business of Macquarie, with a focus on airport investments.

    Matt holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232

     

    Investments

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    Guillaume Basquin
    Director

    France / Private Equity

    Guillaume Basquin

    Director
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer, Healthcare  

    Guillaume is a Director in the French Private Equity team and has been based in Paris since 2006.

    His investment track record includes the investments and exits of the leading French online broker Empruntis; Cerenicimo, a distribution platform for specialty rental real estate investment products; Labco, the European medical diagnostic network; WFCI, the leading player in the GSSA market (cargo freight management); Loxam, the European leader in rental equipment for the construction industry; and the current investment in Ponroy Santé Group, a European leader in the natural consumer healthcare industry. Guillaume is currently on the board of Ponroy Santé Group.

    Guillaume graduated from the French engineering school ENSAM and has a Masters in Finance from ESCP. Before joining 3i, he worked in the Transaction Services department of PwC (providing due diligence services for PE houses and corporates) and in the Leverage Finance team of the French bank Société Générale in New York.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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    Jake Behrman
    Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Jake Behrman

    Associate
    North America / Private Equity
     

    Jake joined 3i in 2018 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. Jake has since been involved in 3i’s investment in Cirtec Medical.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jake worked as an Associate at Metalmark Capital, a middle-market private equity firm currently investing out of a $2.5 billion fund. 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
    +1 (212) 848 1401

     

    Investments
    Cirtec Medical

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    Paolo Bergamelli
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Paolo Bergamelli

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Paolo is a senior associate in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in September 2015. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals in the infrastructure sector.

    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
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    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
    +91-22-49055999
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    Simon Borrows
    Chief Executive

    Simon Borrows

    Chief Executive  

    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
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Adam Boyd
    Associate

    UK / Private Equity

    Adam Boyd

    Associate
    UK / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Industrial  

    Adam joined the UK Private Equity team as an Associate in April 2018, with a focus on the Business & Technology Services and Industrial sectors.

    Prior to this, Adam worked as an Analyst across 3i’s UK Private Equity and Infrastructure teams.

    Adam holds an MA in Modern History from the University of St Andrews.

     

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    44 (0)20 7975 3131
    44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Philipp Bruchmann
    Director

    Germany / Private Equity

    Philipp Bruchmann

    Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial, Business & Technology Services  

    Philipp joined 3i in 2017 and is a director based in the Frankfurt office.

    He focuses on Industrials and Business & Technology Services and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Formel D and Vascotube, a material add-on for Cirtec Medical. Philipp is currently a board member of Formel D.

    Previously, Philipp was Vice President of Group Corporate Development / M&A at Deutsche Telekom where he led various strategic and M&A projects across Europe. He also served on the Supervisory Board of T-Mobile Netherlands. Prior to this, he was a Principle in Private Equity at Warburg Pincus, where he focused on the TMT, Business Services and Industrial sectors.

    Philipp holds a European Masters in Management (MSc) and a Diplôme de Grande Ecole from ESCP Europe.

    3i office address

    OpernTurm
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
    60306 Frankfurt am Main
    +49 69 710000 0
    +49 69 710000 113

     

    Investments

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    Lorenzo Cannizzo
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Lorenzo Cannizzo

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Lorenzo is a Director in the Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in 2017, following 3i’s acquisition of a portfolio of assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund. He joined EISER in 2014 with responsibility for the asset management of investments in Southern Europe.

    He is currently involved in asset management, origination and execution across both project and economic infrastructure investments. Previously, Lorenzo worked in the investment banking department of HSBC advising on a range of M&A and financing transactions in the power, utilities and renewables sector. Prior to this, Lorenzo was an Associate Consultant at Cambridge Associates where he advised institutional investors on asset allocation and selection of investment managers.

    Lorenzo holds a MSc (with honours) in Economics and Finance from LUISS University and an MBA from London Business School. He is a CFA charterholder.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    John Cavill
    Partner

    UK / Infrastructure

    John Cavill

    Partner
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    John is a Partner in 3i's Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in November 2013.

    He is responsible for asset management of greenfield and operational infrastructure projects, as well as the fund management of a number of 3i’s private infrastructure funds. He works closely with portfolio board directors and Infrastructure Managers Limited, the business’s main SPV management services provider.

    John is also on the Boards of Cross London Trains and Wireless Infrastructure Group. Previously, John was a Director at Barclays Infrastructure Funds, St Modwen Properties, Land Securities and Vinci. Earlier in his career he worked for Arup.

    John has a Geography Degree from the University of Liverpool, an MSc in Transport Planning & Economics from the University of Cardiff and an MBA from Cass Business School.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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