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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

     

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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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    Frédéric Chiche
    Director

    France / Private Equity

    Frédéric Chiche

    Director
    France / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Frédéric is currently on the board of Evernex, a leading international provider of third party maintenance services. 

    Frédéric was also involved in the acquisition by 3i Infrastructure plc of Ionisos, a leading owner and operator of cold sterilisation facilities servicing the medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

    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 co-Head Private Equity 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 and Royal Sanders and is an Observer on the board of 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 Groep, a corporate finance consulting firm in Benelux, where he became partner responsible for M&A. After selling the company to NIBC, 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
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    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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    Piotr Doniec
    Associate Director

    Germany / Private Equity

    Piotr Doniec

    Associate Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Piotr joined the 3i team in 2017 and is an Associate Director in the German Private Equity team based in Frankfurt. He was a deal team member on 3i’s investments in Lampenwelt, the largest European online specialist in the lighting space, and Formel D, a global service provider to the automotive and component supply industry.

    Prior to joining 3i, Piotr gained work experience as a Consultant with McKinsey and Company in the Corporate Finance practice and in investment banking at Deutsche Bank focused on M&A and ECM transactions. 

    Piotr holds a Masters degree in Finance from HEC Paris and a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Stephan Duwe
    Senior Associate

    Germany / Private Equity

    Stephan Duwe

    Senior Associate
    Germany / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Stephan joined 3i in 2019 and is a Senior Associate in the Private Equity team based in Frankfurt.

    He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as on the Business & Technology Services sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Stephan worked in Investment Banking at Perella Weinberg Partners in London.

    Stephan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and an MBA from SDA Bocconi School of Management.

    3i office address

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

     

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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

     

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    Sachin Jivanji
    Associate Director

    UK / Private Equity

    Sachin Jivanji

    Associate Director
    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 was previously on the boards of Aspen Pumps and SLR, and also assists with the portfolio management of AESSEAL.

    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
    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 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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    Drew Olian
    Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Drew Olian

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

    Drew joined 3i in 2019 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. He primarily focuses on the Industrial and Business & Technology Services sectors and has been involved in 3i's investment in JMJ Associates.

    Prior to joining 3i, Drew was a Vice President at The Carlyle Group, where he evaluated and executed a broad range of middle market buyout transactions with a focus on the industrial, transportation & logistics, and business services sectors. Previously, Drew worked as an Associate at Aurora Capital Group, focusing on middle market buyout transactions across diverse industries. He began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors.

    Drew received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA cum laude in mathematical economics and international relations from Pomona 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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    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 Magnitude Software, International Cruise and Excursions, Inc. (ICE), Element, JMJ Associates and TouchTunes. He currently sits on the boards of JMJ Associates, ICE and Magnitude.

    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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    Connor Rossner
    Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Connor Rossner

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

    Connor joined 3i in 2019 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York. Connor has since been involved in 3i’s investments in Dynatect and Magnitude.

    Prior to joining 3i, Connor was a consultant at Oliver Wyman, where he worked on a variety of strategy and commercial diligence engagements across the US, Europe and the Middle East.

    Connor graduated with honors from Cornell University, where he studied Economics and 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
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    Alec Rubenstein
    Associate Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Alec Rubenstein

    Associate Director
    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 software and business & technology services and has been involved in 3i’s platform investments in Magnitude Software, International Cruises & Excursions (“ICE”), Audley Travel, Dynatect and Quintiles (renamed IQVIA). He has also been involved in the SOR Technology, iCruise/WMPH, Thodacon GMBH and Vascotube transactions. He is currently a Board Director for Magnitude Software and Board Observer for ICE.

    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.

    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
    Senior Associate

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Karel van der Voorden

    Senior Associate
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Karel joined 3i in 2017 and is a Senior Associate in the Benelux Private Equity team. He is a deal team member for Basic-Fit, KINOLT 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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