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    Bo Nie
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Bo Nie

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Bo joined 3i in August 2019 and is a Senior Associate in the Infrastructure team in London. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets across the economic infrastructure space.

    Prior to joining 3i, Bo was an Associate in the Networks and Utilities team at Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) where he focused on deal origination and execution, and asset management.

    Bo holds an MSc in Finance and a BSc in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Claudio Ossanna
    Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Claudio Ossanna

    Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Claudio joined 3i in September 2019, and is an Associate in the Infrastructure team based in London. He is responsible for the origination and execution of new investments in Europe, as well as supporting the activities of portfolio companies including Oystercatcher, Belfast City Airport and SRL Traffic Systems.

    He has previous experience from Barclays Investment Bank and CVC Credit Partners.

    Claudio holds a MSc in International Finance from HEC Paris and a BSc in Economics from Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3030
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    Edward Pike
    Senior Legal Counsel

    UK / Infrastructure

    Edward Pike

    Senior Legal Counsel
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Ed is a qualified solicitor who joined 3i’s Infrastructure Team as legal counsel in September 2017.

    He has responsibility for legal and regulatory aspects of new investments and divestments, portfolio management and legal risk management.  Prior to joining 3i, Ed worked at the law firm Travers Smith LLP from 2012 to 2017, specialising in M&A and private equity.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Marta Pinto
    Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Marta Pinto

    Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Marta joined 3i in October 2021 and is an Associate in the Infrastructure team based in London. She is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets across the economic infrastructure space.

    Prior to joining 3i, Marta worked in Sumitomo Corporation Europe, with a focus on deal origination and execution, and asset management, and in the investment banking division of Société Générale as part of the Energy and Infrastructure team.

    Marta holds a degree in Biomedical Science from Queen Mary University of London.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3077
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    Elia Quartulli
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Elia Quartulli

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Elia is a Senior Associate in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in January 2020. She is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets in the infrastructure sector.  

    Prior to joining 3i, Elia worked in the investment banking division of Citi in London, advising on Power & Utilities and Infrastructure transactions.

    Elia holds a MSc in Finance from Bocconi University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Daniel Riscoe
    Associate

    North America / Infrastructure

    Daniel Riscoe

    Associate
    North America / Infrastructure
     

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

    Prior to joining 3i, Daniel was an Analyst at Post Road Group where he focused on growth investments in the telecom and communications infrastructure sectors.

    Daniel holds an Economics degree from Princeton University.

    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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    Chris Rowland
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Chris Rowland

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Chris is a Director in 3i's Infrastructure team in London with a focus on origination, execution and asset management of investments in Europe.

    Prior to joining 3i, Chris worked in transaction services at PwC where he focused on providing post-deal support to private equity backed businesses. He previously led the European corporate finance team at a large European real estate developer and construction business.

    Chris holds a BSc in Accounting & Statistics, and is a Chartered Accountant.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Tim Short
    Partner

    UK / Infrastructure

    Tim Short

    Partner
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Tim joined 3i in 2007, where his focus is on the origination, execution and debt financing of infrastructure investments.

    His transaction experience includes Attero, Belfast City Airport, East Surrey Pipelines, Elenia, ESVAGT, Infinis, Oystercatcher, Scandlines, Tampnet, TCR and WIG.

    Prior to joining 3i, he was at RBC Capital Markets, having started his career in the European financial restructuring group at Houlihan Lokey.

    Tim has an MA and an MPhil in Economics from St John's College, Cambridge.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Bernardo Sottomayor
    Co-Head of Economic Infrastructure, Europe

    UK / Infrastructure

    Bernardo Sottomayor

    Co-Head of Economic Infrastructure, Europe
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Bernardo became Co-Head of Economic Infrastructure, Europe in May 2021, alongside Scott. Bernardo joined 3i in 2015 as a Partner with responsibility for origination and execution of new investments across Europe, principally economic infrastructure businesses. 

    Bernardo has 18 years of infrastructure investment experience and was most recently a Partner at Antin Infrastructure which manages funds investing in infrastructure opportunities across Europe.

    Prior to Antin, Bernardo was Managing Director, Head of Acquisitions for Deutsche Bank’s European infrastructure fund. His prior experience was in utilities, as Head of M&A at Energias de Portugal, and in infrastructure advisory with UBS and Citigroup.

    Bernardo holds an economics degree from the Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, Portugal.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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    Giovanni Sparagna
    Senior Associate

    France / Infrastructure

    Giovanni Sparagna

    Senior Associate
    France / Infrastructure
     

    Giovanni joined 3i in January 2020 as an 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 Ionisos.

    Previously, he was an Associate in the M&A team at BNP Paribas in Paris. He originated and executed deals across several sectors in the EMEA region.

    Giovanni graduated from HEC Paris and Bocconi Milan.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00
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    Jim Stoner
    Head of Legal, Infrastructure

    UK / Infrastructure

    Jim Stoner

    Head of Legal, Infrastructure
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Jim is a solicitor with almost twenty years’ experience in infrastructure and private equity investment and funds. He has worked as senior counsel in 3i’s Infrastructure Team since 2007, with responsibilities for legal risk management, legal and regulatory aspects of new investment, portfolio management, fund structuring, and equity and debt raising by 3i and its fund clients. Jim joined 3i in 1998, initially working with the UK investment business and subsequently for the wider 3i corporate group.

    Jim qualified as a solicitor and worked at international private equity and M&A law firm Ashurst from 1993 to 1998.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Oscar Tylegard
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Oscar Tylegard

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Oscar joined 3i in 2013 and is responsible for the origination, execution and asset management of infrastructure investments. His transaction experience includes ESVAGT, East Surrey Pipelines, Infinis, Alkane Energy, Elenia and Tampnet. He is currently on the boards of Tampnet and ESVAGT. 

    Prior to joining 3i, Oscar worked in the investment banking department of Macquarie, with a focus on power and utilities.

    Oscar holds a MSc in Economics from Uppsala University.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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    Yaad Virdee
    Associate Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Yaad Virdee

    Associate Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Yaad is an Associate Director in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in November 2014. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets in the infrastructure sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Yaad worked in the Corporate Finance division of Ernst & Young. Yaad is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a BSc in mathematics from Bristol University.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
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    Phil White
    Managing Partner, Head of Infrastructure

    UK / Infrastructure

    Phil White

    Managing Partner, Head of Infrastructure
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Phil joined 3i in 2007 and is Managing Partner and Head of 3i’s Infrastructure business and a member of 3i’s Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Group Risk Committee.

    Prior to joining 3i, he was Division Director in Macquarie’s Infrastructure Funds business, where he managed investments in the transport sector. Phil has over 20 years of infrastructure investment, advisory and finance experience from earlier roles at Barclays and WestLB.

    Phil has an MBA from London Business School.

    3i office address

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

    3i’s Phil White and Elenia’s CEO, Tapani Liuhala, and COO, Jorma Myllymäki, discuss how Elenia grew and developed during our 5 year partnership.

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    Esme Wilson
    Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Esme Wilson

    Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Esme joined 3i in October 2021 and is an Associate in the Infrastructure team based in London. She is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals and the management of assets across the economic infrastructure space.

    Prior to joining 3i, Esme was an Associate in the Infrastructure and Utilities M&A team at Deutsche Bank, where she focused on deal origination and execution.

    Esme holds a BA in Economics & Management from the University of Oxford.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3153
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