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    Mark Bakker
    Director

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Mark Bakker

    Director
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Healthcare  

    Mark is a Director based in Amsterdam. He joined 3i in 2008 and has also worked in 3i's New York office.

    As a member of the deal team, he was involved in the investment in Magnitude, a data management software company, and ICE, a global travel & loyalty business. Mark was also involved in the buyout, portfolio management and exit of Element Materials Technology, a global testing business, as well as 3i’s investments in Refresco and KINOLT and several add-on investments in the Netherlands for Onemed. Mark led the sale of German automotive supplier Hilite International to AVICEM from China. He is a Board member of Magnitude.

    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

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

     

    Investments

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    Jake Behrman
    Associate Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Jake Behrman

    Associate Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Healthcare  

    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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    Casper de Bok
    Analyst

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Casper de Bok

    Analyst
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Healthcare, Industrial  

    Casper joined 3i in 2021 as an Analyst in the Private Equity team based in Amsterdam.

    He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in the Benelux as well as in the Healthcare and Industrial sector. Casper is involved in 3i’s investments in Royal Sanders and Basic Fit.

    Prior to joining 3i, Casper gained internship experience in sell-side M&A at Lincoln International and in 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
    0031 / 20 3057455

     

    Investments

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    Alex Dischler
    Associate

    Germany / Private Equity

    Alex Dischler

    Associate
    Germany / Private Equity
    Healthcare  

    Alex joined 3i in 2019 and is an 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. He is involved in 3i's investment in Christ.

    Prior to joining 3i, he worked in Strategy Consulting at L.E.K. Consulting in London, Munich and Paris. Previously, Alex worked as a Consultant in the Restructuring and Corporate Finance practice of FTI Consulting-Andersch in Frankfurt. He holds a Diplôme Grande École from ESCP Europe Business School in Paris and a Masters in Management from Cass Business School, London.

    3i office address

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

    UK / Private Equity

    Rowena Gracey

    Director
    UK / Private Equity
    Consumer, Healthcare  

    Rowena joined 3i in 2007 and is based in London, focusing on originating, executing and representing 3i on the Boards of Private Equity investments. She has been involved in 3i's investments in Audley Travel, Aspen Pumps and Phibro Animal Health, and the sale of Centrul Medical Unirea to Advent International. Rowena currently sits on the Board of Audley Travel.

    Previously, Rowena worked for venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners in London, and for boutique funds management group Quest Asset Partners in Sydney.

    Rowena holds a Bachelor of Advanced Science/Commerce degree from the University of Sydney, Australia and spent one year of her degree on exchange at Royal Holloway, University of London.

    3i office address

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

    North America / Private Equity

    Rahul Lulla

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

    Rahul Lulla joined 3i in 2012 as a member of the North American Private Equity team.

    Rahul focuses on Business & Technology Services, Healthcare and Industrial and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Mold-Masters, Quintiles, TouchTunes, Q Holdings, Dynatect Manufacturing and I.C.E. He currently sits on the Boards of Dynatect Manufacturing and I.C.E.

    Previously, Rahul worked at Monitor Clipper Partners in Boston, where he focused on investments in business services and consumer. Prior to this, Rahul worked at Credit Suisse in New York where he was a member of the Investment Banking Division’s Healthcare Group.

    Rahul received a BA in Economics and Mathematics with Honors from Vassar College, and an MBA with Honors from Columbia Business School.

    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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    Jeannine Markwart
    Analyst

    Germany / Private Equity

    Jeannine Markwart

    Analyst
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial, Healthcare  

    Jeannine joined 3i in 2021 and is an Analyst in the Private Equity team based in Frankfurt.

    She focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as on the Industrial and Healthcare sectors. She is involved in 3i's investment in Weener Plastics.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jeannine gained internship experience in M&A at Ludwig & Co., ALANTRA and Houlihan Lokey.

    Jeannine holds a Bachelor of science in Business and Administration from IE Business School, Madrid and a Masters in Management with a Major in Finance and Investments from IE Business School, Madrid.

    3i office address

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

    France / Private Equity

    Adrien Masson

    Senior Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Industrial, Healthcare  

    Adrien Masson joined 3i in 2021 as a member of its European Private Equity team based in Paris.

    Prior to joining 3i, Adrien spent six years at Hottinguer Corporate Finance where he worked on several public and private M&A transactions in France and cross border in the media, industrial, agri-food and consumer sectors.

    He holds a MSc in Financial Engineering from Ecole des Ponts Paristech and a MSc in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00
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    Severin Matten
    Associate Director

    Germany / Private Equity

    Severin Matten

    Associate Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Healthcare  

    Severin joined 3i in 2014 and is an Associate Director in the German Private Equity team. He covers the healthcare sector for the German-speaking region.

    He was a deal team member on 3i’s investments in Christ and Formel D. He was also involved in the investment in Evernex. As a core member of the deal team, he led the successful sale of ATESTEO, the leading independent provider for drivetrain testing services.

    Before joining 3i, Severin worked at UBS Investment Bank and was Business Development Manager for Auxilium, a portfolio company of HAL Investments, which is active in the sale of medical aids.

    Severin graduated with a CEMS Master in International Management from the Rotterdam School of Management and HEC Paris.

    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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    Fabien Paradis
    Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Fabien Paradis

    Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer, Healthcare  

    Fabien joined 3i in 2018 and is an Associate in the French Private Equity team.

    He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in France as well as in the Consumer and Healthcare sectors, and has been involved in 3i’s investment in Ionisos.

    Prior to joining 3i, Fabien previously worked in the Industrial M&A division at Deutsche Bank in London, and in Private Equity across Paris and London (AnaCap, Apax, BlackFin).

    Fabien holds an MSc in Corporate Finance from SKEMA Business School.

    3i office address

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

    North America / Private Equity

    Nikhil Patel

    Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Healthcare  

    Nikhil joined 3i in 2016 in the New York office and is a member of 3i's Healthcare sector coverage team. He participates in all elements of the investment process, including industry segment analysis, identification and screening of new opportunities, due diligence, transaction structuring, financing and execution. He currently sits on the Boards of Q Holding and Cirtec Medical.

    Prior to joining 3i, Nikhil was a Vice President at Chicago Pacific Founders, where he was an integral member of a debut middle market private equity fund and participated in the acquisition of three portfolio companies. Prior to joining CPF, Nikhil was a Senior Associate at Water Street Healthcare Partners, a mid-market private equity firm with approximately $2 billion of capital under management. While at Water Street, he helped execute a number of platform investments and successful portfolio company exits. Nikhil was previously an Analyst in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking division of UBS Investment Bank.

    Nikhil graduated from New York University’s Leonard Stern School of Business with Honors.

    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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    Richard Relyea
    Partner, Managing Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Richard Relyea

    Partner, Managing Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial, Healthcare  

    Richard joined 3i in 2007 and is co-Head of 3i’s North American Private Equity team.

    He focuses on Healthcare and Industrials and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Mold-Masters, Quintiles, Q Holding, Dynatect Manufacturing and Cirtec Medical. He currently sits on the Boards of Q Holding, Dynatect Manufacturing and Cirtec Medical, and previously sat on the Boards of Quintiles and Mold-Masters.

    Prior to joining 3i, Richard was a Principal at Halyard Capital, where he invested in companies in the media, business services and communications sectors. Prior to joining Halyard, Richard was an Associate at Entrade, where he invested in technology and internet infrastructure businesses.

    Richard began his career at Security Capital's Preferred Growth Private Equity fund.

    He is actively involved in several non-profit organisations and is the Chairman of the New York Private Equity Network. Richard received a BA in Economics from Williams College.

    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
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    Jake Shuster
    Associate Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Jake Shuster

    Associate Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Healthcare, Industrial  

    Jake joined 3i in 2019 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. Jake has since been involved in 3i’s investment in Q Holdings. 

    Prior to joining 3i, Jake worked as an Associate at Golden Gate Capital, where he invested in the healthcare and industrial sectors. Prior to Golden Gate, Jake was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company, the management consulting firm, and Head of FP&A at Bowery Farming, a VC-backed start-up. 

    Jake graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania.

    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
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    Kevin Silverstein
    Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Kevin Silverstein

    Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial, Healthcare, Business & Technology Services  

    Kevin joined 3i in 2020 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. Kevin has since been involved in 3i’s investments in Q Holding and WilsonHCG.

    Prior to joining 3i, Kevin worked as a consultant at Strategy&, conducting commercial diligence, growth strategy, value creation, and post-merger integration engagements for private equity firms, portfolio companies, and corporations.

    Kevin graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in English.

    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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    Jamie Supple
    Associate Director

    UK / Private Equity

    Jamie Supple

    Associate Director
    UK / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Healthcare  

    Jamie joined 3i in 2017 and is an Associate Director. He is focused on originating and executing Private Equity investments across a range of industry sectors, primarily within the UK.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jamie was an Investment Manager at Duke Street, where he focused on the services and healthcare sectors. Prior to that, he worked in the investment banking team at Hawkpoint Partners in London advising on public and private transactions across a variety of sectors.

    Jamie holds a BA in Economics from Durham University.

    3i office address

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

    North America / Private Equity

    Jerin Thomas

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

    Jerin joined 3i in 2019 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. Since joining, Jerin has been involved in 3i’s investments in Cirtec Medical and JMJ Associates.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jerin was a member of the Global Healthcare Group at Credit Suisse where he focused on advising clients on mergers & acquisitions, capital raising and other corporate activities.

    Jerin graduated with Honors from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Finance and Economics and Minor in Psychology.

    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
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