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    Alan Giddins

    UK / Private Equity

    Alan joined 3i in 2005. He is currently a Partner, having previously spent nine years as Managing Partner, Head of Private Equity and a member of 3i’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Up until 2010 Alan was Global Sector Head for Business & Technology Services.

    Before joining 3i he spent 13 years in investment banking, latterly as Managing Director at Societe Generale, where he was Global Head of Transport & Business Services, advising a range of quoted and private equity owned businesses. Alan started his career as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, and has a degree in Economics from Durham University. Alan is also the Senior Independent Director of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, a FTSE 250 company.

    Since joining 3i Alan has led a number of transactions across the Business & Technology Services and Consumer sectors including the buyouts of Audley Travel, Mayborn, Element Materials Technology, JMJ Associates and Inspicio Group. He currently sits on the Board of Audley Travel.

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    Alan Giddins, Partner, gives an overview of the 3i Private Equity business and strategy
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