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    Juliette Grognet
    Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Juliette Grognet

    Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Industrial  

    Juliette joined 3i in 2019 as an Associate in the French Private Equity team. She is involved in the monitoring of 3i's current investment in Evernex (a global provider of maintenance services for critical IT infrastructure).

    Prior to joining 3i, Juliette worked at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in London where she realised several investments and divestments and was involved in the ongoing portfolio management of a number of assets.

    Juliette started her career at Barclays Investment Bank in London, working in the M&A division where she developed expertise in the Consumer and Industrial sectors across Europe.

    She holds an MSc in Corporate Finance and a Master’s in Management from EDHEC Business School.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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    Rupert Howard
    Director

    UK / Private Equity

    Rupert Howard

    Director
    UK / Private Equity
    Consumer  

    Rupert is a Director based in London, co-heads the UK PE team, leads consumer and sits on the board of MPM.

    Rupert joined 3i in 2018 prior to which he was a Director in the Consumer, Retail and Leisure team at Rothschild in London. He brings 12 years’ experience advising both public and private companies on transactions across the UK and Europe.

    Rupert graduated with a BA 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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    Linus Jesch
    Analyst

    Germany / Private Equity

    Linus Jesch

    Analyst
    Germany / Private Equity
    Consumer  

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

    He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as in the Consumer sector. He is involved in 3i’s investment in GartenHaus.

    Prior to joining 3i, he worked as an Analyst at DTCP in Germany.

    Linus holds a MSc in International Finance from Nova SBE in Lisbon and a BSc in International Business from the University of Maastricht.

    3i office address

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

    North America / Private Equity

    Robert Jones

    Senior Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Robert joined 3i in 2020 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. Prior to joining 3i, Robert worked as a Vice President at Bridge Growth Partners, where he invested in the technology and tech-enabled services sectors.  He was also previously an Analyst at J.P. Morgan in the Financial Institutions investment banking group. 

    Robert graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning a BS in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School along with a History minor from the College of Arts & Sciences.

    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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    Boris Kawohl
    Partner, Managing Director, Head of Consumer

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Boris Kawohl

    Partner, Managing Director, Head of Consumer
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Consumer  

    Boris Kawohl is Managing Director 3i Benelux, based in Amsterdam. He is responsible for 3i's global Consumer sector.

    He joined 3i in 2005 and has been involved in various deals including Action, Basic-Fit, Hans Anders, BoConcept, Eyes + More, Royal Sanders and Refresco.

    He is a Board Member at Action, BoConcept and Hans Anders.

    Prior to 3i, Boris worked in the M&A department of ABN AMRO and at Nederlandse Gasunie.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
    0031 / 20 3057455
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    3i’s Boris Kawohl discusses what makes the value for money sector attractive to private equity investors and why the discount trend will continue.
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    Charlie Kickham
    Senior Associate

    UK / Private Equity

    Charlie Kickham

    Senior Associate
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Charlie is a Senior Associate in the UK Private Equity team.

    Prior to joining 3i in 2019, Charlie worked in the Industrial group at Evercore, advising clients on M&A and restructurings. 

    Charlie graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in Economics.

    3i office address

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

    UK / Private Equity

    Anil Kohli

    Banking Partner
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Anil joined 3i in 2007 and is the Partner responsible for 3i's Banking & Risk Team within the Private Equity division.

    The team has a broad international remit and is responsible for the firm's relationships with its financing institutions and provides specialist banking advice spanning all key financing stages associated with new and existing portfolio assets across 3i Private Equity. This includes raising primary acquisition finance, advising on the management of leveraged capital structures and preparing exit financing. Financing products cover the full debt capital markets spectrum. Anil also acts as a second Partner on new transactions across the Private Equity platform.

    Anil has worked on transactions across 3i’s international platform including Scandlines, Mayborn, Norma, Xellia, Civica, Memora, Refresco, Action, Hilite, Amor, GEKA, Christ, WP, ATESTEO, Havea, Luqom Group, Formel D, Evernex and MPM.

    Anil has over 25 years of banking experience, having started at Lloyds Bank Corporate Banking in 1995. Anil subsequently worked for Dresdner Kleinwort from 1999, where he held various positions in Credit Risk Management, Structured Finance and Corporate Finance & Advisory, completing landmark transactions across a wide range of geographies, sectors and financing structures.

    Anil studied at Sussex University and holds a BA in Economics. He is an Associate Member of Corporate Treasurers.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Tony Lissaman
    Chief Operating Officer Private Equity

    UK / Private Equity

    Tony Lissaman

    Chief Operating Officer Private Equity
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Tony joined 3i in 1998 and became Chief Operating Officer in 2010.  He is a member of the Private Equity Leadership Team, with responsibility for portfolio monitoring, valuations, operations and the financial management of 3i’s international Private Equity business. 

    Outside 3i, Tony is a member of the International Private Equity Valuations (IPEV) Board; Invest Europe's Professional Standards Committee; and the Private Equity Reporting Group (PERG), an independent body that reviews transparency and disclosures within the UK Private Equity industry.

    Before joining 3i, Tony worked at KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. 

    Tony has a Geography degree from Loughborough University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Ian Lobley
    Managing Partner, Asset Management Group

    UK / Private Equity

    Ian Lobley

    Managing Partner, Asset Management Group
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Ian joined 3i in 1987 and became a Partner in 1994 prior to its IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Currently based in London, having previously been based in Paris, he is an experienced investor and Board member across three continents, business types and sectors including Industrials, Healthcare and Business & Technology Services.

    In his current role as Managing Partner, Asset Management, Ian is involved in investing and asset management activity across 3i Private Equity and Infrastructure. 

    His current board seats on a number of leading, international companies include: AESSEAL (seals for rotating equipment), Cirtec Medical (medical device outsourcing), Audley Travel (tailored luxury travel) and Tato Holdings (biocides and specialty chemicals). Ian is also a Director of 3i Infrastructure plc, the FTSE250 listed long-term investor in infrastructure businesses and assets, and an NED of BSI Group, the global standards and services company driving company excellence and resilience.

    Ian is a member of the 3i Group Investment Committee.

    Prior to his current role, Ian led 3i’s Technology business in Europe having invested in areas including security software (Sophos), artificial intelligence (Searchspace), mobile technology (Nujira).

    Ian graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham. Prior to 3i, Ian worked as an Engineer for BOC Specialty Gases in the UK supplying the medical, semi-conductor and space research sectors.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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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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    Jonas Marciano
    Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Jonas Marciano

    Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer, Business & Technology Services  

    Jonas joined 3i in 2019 and is an Associate in the French Private Equity team.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jonas was part of Rothschild & Co’s Private Equity arm in Paris where he worked on several investments across developed and emerging markets. He also completed internships in the Global Advisory team at Rothschild & Co and in the Private Equity team at Ardian.

    Jonas holds an MSc in Management from ESSEC Business School.

    3i office address

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

     

    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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    Joy McCormack
    Director, Board Development

    UK / Private Equity

    Joy McCormack

    Director, Board Development
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Joy heads up 3i's Business Leaders Network. She works across sectors and geographies to build strategic relationships and enable international connectivity with Board level executives and non-executive directors for 3i's existing portfolio of assets and pipeline investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining 3i, Joy worked as an Executive Search Consultant at private equity specialist search firm, Skillcapital, placing board level management for private equity portfolio companies and senior advisers pre-deal. Previously, Joy spent five years working at Goldman Sachs in the Private Wealth Management division, with a focus on investment strategy. She holds a first class honours Masters degree in Quantitative Finance from University College Dublin.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0) 20 7975 3131
    +44 (0) 20 7975 3232
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    Joy McCormack, Director, Board Development, discusses how 3i’s Business Leaders Network adds value to its portfolio companies.
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    Tobias Middelkoop
    Analyst

    Germany / Private Equity

    Tobias Middelkoop

    Analyst
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Tobias joined 3i in 2021 and is an Analyst in the Private Equity team based in Frankfurt. He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as in the Business & Technology Services sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Tobias interned in private equity at Cinven and in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

    Tobias holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Finance & Investments from Rotterdam School of Management and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Maastricht University.

    3i office address

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