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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 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

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

     

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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

     

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    Alexandre Chaton
    Director

    France / Private Equity

    Alexandre Chaton

    Director
    France / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Alexandre is a Director based in the French Private Equity team.

    He was notably involved in 3i's investments in Etanco, the leading European manufacturer and distributor of fasteners; Formel D, an international provider of quality services for the automotive industry; and Trescal, the global leader in calibration services. 

    Before joining 3i, Alexandre spent more than three years in the M&A team of Goldman Sachs in London and Paris, where he worked on a number of French and cross-border transactions in the industrial and TMT sectors.

    Alexandre graduated from ESSEC business school, majoring in Finance.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Frédéric Chiche
    Director

    France / Private Equity

    Frédéric Chiche

    Director
    France / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Frédéric joined 3i in January 2017 as a Director and is based in the French Private Equity team in Paris.

    Before joining 3i, Frédéric held roles in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and Rothschild, as well as in private equity at Providence Equity and Silverfleet Capital, in both Paris and London.

    Most recently, Frédéric worked at ING in London with a particular focus on advising corporates and private equity funds on French M&A transactions. Prior to this, he was co-owner of a niche independent investment banking firm with offices in France and China.

    Frédéric graduated from the French engineering school, Telecom Paris, and the business school, HEC.

    3i office address

    29 rue de Berri,
    75008 Paris
    + 33 1 73 15 11 00
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    Pieter de Jong
    Co-Head, Private Equity

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Pieter de Jong

    Co-Head, Private Equity
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial, Business & Technology Services  

    Pieter joined 3i in 2004 and has been Managing Director of 3i Benelux since 2011, and a member of the Executive Committee since 2019. He is based in Amsterdam.

    He was a key member of the deal teams involved in Royal Sanders, Basic-Fit, Weener Plastics, Lampenwelt, Refresco and Action.  He currently sits on the Boards of Basic-Fit, Royal Sanders and Weener Plastics.

    Pieter has more than 25 years' experience in corporate finance, management and operations. He started his career at Stork in the US, before joining Van Den Boom Group, a corporate finance consulting firm in Benelux, where he became partner responsible for M&A. After selling the firm to NIBC in 2000, Pieter headed the M&A department.

    Pieter has an MBA degree from Georgia State University (USA) and a BBA degree from Nijenrode University (Netherlands).

    3i office address

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

     


    3i’s Pieter de Jong and Rene Moos, CEO of Basic-Fit, discuss Basic-Fit’s growth story and the partnership with 3i.
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    Reinier de Jong
    Associate Director

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Reinier de Jong

    Associate Director
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Reinier joined 3i in March 2018 as Associate Director in the Benelux Private Equity team. He focuses on the Business & Technology Services sector. Reinier has been involved in 3i's investments in Action and Christ.

    Prior to joining 3i, Reinier worked at Bain & Company in Amsterdam for seven years. As Manager, Reinier was part of the office leadership team, spending most of his time in the Financial Services and Private Equity practice areas, focusing on both strategic as well as operational assignments.

    Before joining Bain, Reinier spent two years working in Investment Banking as M&A Analyst at Morgan Stanley in London.

    Reinier holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Columbia Business School (with Honors & Distinction) and a MSc in International Economics from the Graduate Institute Geneva.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
    0031 / 20 3057455
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    Isabelle Hemington
    Senior Associate

    UK / Private Equity

    Isabelle Hemington

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

    Isabelle joined 3i in 2015 and is a Senior Associate in the Private Equity team, focusing on the origination and execution of investments principally in the UK.

    Isabelle has worked on 3i’s investment in Audley Travel, the market leader in luxury tailor-made travel, and was part of the deal team for the investment in Cirtec Medical, based in the US. She currently sits on the board of Audley Travel.

    Prior to joining 3i, Isabelle worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan Cazenove in the UK M&A team. Isabelle has a BSc in Economics and Management from the University of Bristol.

    3i office address

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

    UK / Private Equity

    Sachin Jivanji

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

    Sachin focuses on originating, executing and representing 3i on the Boards of Private Equity investments across a range of industry sectors, primarily within the UK.

    His recent deals include Aspen Pumps (global leader in condensate removal pumps for AC units), Element Materials Technology (a market leading laboratory-based testing company), MKM Building Supplies (the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant) and ATESTEO (German headquartered international drivetrain testing business).

    Sachin sits on the Board of Aspen Pumps and also assists with the portfolio management of AESSEAL. He was previously on the Board of SLR.

    Prior to joining 3i, Sachin worked in investment banking at Citigroup where he focused on the industrial and services sectors. Sachin holds a Masters in Finance from Cambridge University and a BSc in Chemistry & Management from Imperial College 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

     

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    Severin Matten
    Senior Associate

    Germany / Private Equity

    Severin Matten

    Senior Associate
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Severin joined 3i in 2014 as a member of the German Private Equity team.

    He was a deal team member on 3i’s investments in Christ, Schlemmer and Formel D. 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 spent two years at UBS Investment Bank covering the German-speaking region. He also worked as Business Development Manager for 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 (the Netherlands) and HEC Paris (France).

    3i office address

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

     

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    Andrew Olinick
    Partner, Managing Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Andrew Olinick

    Partner, Managing Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Andrew Olinick joined 3i in 2007 and is co-Head of 3i’s North America Private Equity team and the Global Head of Business & Technology Services. Andrew has played a key role in 3i’s investments in International Cruise and Excursions, Inc. (ICE), Element, JMJ Associates and TouchTunes. He currently sits on the Board of JMJ Associates and ICE.

    Prior to joining 3i, Andrew was an Associate at VSS, where he focused on the media, business services and education sectors. Prior to joining VSS, Andrew was an Associate at ZelnickMedia, a media-focused private equity firm.

    Andrew received an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

    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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    André Perwas
    Partner

    Germany / Private Equity

    André Perwas

    Partner
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    André joined 3i’s German Private Equity team in 2006. His key investments include Formel D, Lampenwelt, Christ, Amor, GEKA and Novem. André is currently a Board member of Lampenwelt and a former board member of Formel D, Christ, GEKA and Amor.

    André is also leading the Business & Technology Services sector for 3i in Germany.

    Prior to joining 3i, André was a Senior Manager at Accenture's strategy practice, leading client projects and corporate development/ M&A initiatives throughout Europe and the US.

    André has a Masters in Mathematics and holds an MBA from the University of California in Berkeley.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Alec Rubenstein
    Senior Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Alec Rubenstein

    Senior Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Consumer  

    Alec joined 3i in 2015, based in 3i's North American Private Equity team. Alec focuses primarily on the Business & Technology Services sector and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Magnitude Software, SOR Technology, International Cruises & Excursions (“ICE”), Vascotube, Quintiles (renamed IQVIA), Audley Travel and Dynatect. He is currently a Board Director for Magnitude Software and a Board Observer for ICE and Dynatect.

    Prior to 3i, Alec was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company where he worked in the private equity group and for corporate clients in the business services, consumer products and telecommunications sectors. His work included commercial due-diligence, growth strategy, post-merger integration, performance improvement and supply-chain restructuring.

    Alec graduated as a Robertson Scholar from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University, where he earned a BS in Business Administration and BA in Economics. 

    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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    Michael Specht
    Director

    Germany / Private Equity

    Michael Specht

    Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Michael joined 3i in 2015 and is a Director in the German Private Equity team. He was part of the deal team for the investments in Lampenwelt, an online retailer of lighting products, and in Schlemmer, an automotive supplier, where he is currently a Board member.

    Prior to joining 3i, Michael worked at Warburg Pincus in Frankfurt and London, where he was involved in a number of private equity investments in Germany and Europe. Previously, he worked in the Transaction Advisory Services division of Ernst & Young and in consulting with Deloitte Consulting.

    Michael holds a Master degree in Economics from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Karel van der Voorden
    Associate

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Karel van der Voorden

    Associate
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Karel joined 3i in 2017 as an Associate in the Benelux Private Equity team. He is a deal team member for Basic-Fit, Euro-Diesel and Royal Sanders.

    Previously, Karel was involved in the divestment of OneMed.

    Prior to joining 3i, Karel worked in Morgan Stanley’s Benelux investment banking team in London.

    Karel holds a BSc degree in Econometrics and an MSc degree in Financial Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Pete Wilson
    Partner

    UK / Private Equity

    Pete Wilson

    Partner
    UK / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Pete is the partner leading the UK private equity team with a particular focus on the Business & Technology Services sector. Since joining 3i in 2006, he has worked on a number of deals including most recently the acquisition of Aspen Pumps, the global leader in design, manufacture and distribution of condensate removal pumps to the air conditioning industry.

    Other deals and portfolio companies that he has been involved in include Civica (IT software and services), Q Holdings (specialist manufacturer), Inspicio (testing, inspection and certification), the sale of Inspectorate to Bureau Veritas, SLR Consulting (environmental consulting), Bestinvest (wealth management) and BVG India (facilities management).  He is currently a Director on the Boards of Aspen Pumps and SLR Consulting Limited. Previously he was a Director of Civica, ESG and Bestinvest.

    Prior to joining 3i, Pete worked in the Strategy Group at Accenture, where he advised clients on transactions as well as corporate and market entry strategy projects in the technology, media and telecommunications sector.  Pete has a First Class honours degree in Management Science from the University of Warwick.

    3i office address

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

     

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