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    Maxim Gobbers
    Senior Associate

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Maxim Gobbers

    Senior Associate
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Maxim joined 3i in September 2021 and is a Senior Associate in the Amsterdam office. He is focused on the Business & Technology Services sector.

    Before joining 3i, Maxim was a Senior Associate at Apax Partners France where he primarily focused on Benelux investments and held various board observer positions. Prior to Apax Partners France, he worked in the Investment Banking Department of ABN AMRO, Amsterdam.

    He holds an MSc in Financial Management from Vlerick Business School, Belgium, and an MSc in International Business Management from Audencia, France.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
    0031 / 20 3057455
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    Andreas Gold
    Director

    Germany / Private Equity

    Andreas Gold

    Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Consumer  

    Andreas joined 3i in 2007 and is a Director in the Frankfurt office.

    Some of his key investments include: GartenHaus, Scandlines, Christ, Amor and NORMA Group. He currently sits on the board of GartenHaus and was on the boards of Scandlines, Christ and Amor.

    Andreas holds an MSc in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School in 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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    Louis Gréaume
    Senior Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Louis Gréaume

    Senior Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer  

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

    Prior to joining 3i, Louis spent three years at L Catterton where he supported several investments and divestments in the consumer sector and was involved in the ongoing portfolio management of a number of assets.

    Louis started his career at Roland Berger as a Senior Consultant in Paris, focusing on strategic and operational projects and leading a number of due diligences in the Private Equity industry. He also worked as a Business Analyst at Google in Singapore.

    He  holds a Master of Science in Management from ESSEC Business School.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00
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    Juliette Grognet
    Senior Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Juliette Grognet

    Senior Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Industrial  

    Juliette joined 3i in 2019 and is a Senior 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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    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. In his current role as Managing Partner, Asset Management, Ian is involved in investing and asset management activity across 3i Private Equity and Infrastructure, and is a member of the 3i Group Investment Committee.

    He sits on the boards of a number of leading, international companies including: 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.

    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 and Healthcare and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Mold-Masters, Quintiles, TouchTunes, Q Holdings, Dynatect Manufacturing, arrivia and WilsonHCG. He currently sits on the Boards of arrivia, Dynatect Manufacturing and WilsonHCG.

    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
    Senior Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Jonas Marciano

    Senior Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer, Business & Technology Services  

    Jonas joined 3i in 2019 and is a Senior 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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