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    Manu Chandra
    Director

    India / Infrastructure

    Manu Chandra

    Director
    India / Infrastructure
     

    Manu Chandra joined 3i in 2007 and has been involved in the investment, asset management and exit for several portfolio companies including Adani Power, Ind Barath Utkal, UFO Moviez and GVK Energy. Previously Manu worked at the Monitor Group as a Senior Consultant.

    He was involved in advising clients across multiple sectors in the Indian market and led the effort to establish Monitor’s research firm in India. Prior to Monitor, Manu worked with CitiGroup.

    Manu holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from Delhi University.

    3i office address

    3i India Private Limited,
    Level 7 B-Wing,
    Capital Bandra Kurla Complex,
    Mumbai - 400 051
    +91-22-49055850
    +91-22-49055999
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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 currently sits on the Board of Etanco, the European leading manufacturer and distributor of fasteners, and was recently involved in the investment in Formel D, an international leading provider of quality services for the automotive industry. Previously Alexandre was also involved in 3i's investment in 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 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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    Aaron Church
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Aaron Church

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Aaron is a Director in the Infrastructure team based in London, with a primary focus on origination, execution and asset management of investments in European economic infrastructure businesses. He worked on 3i Infrastructure plc’s acquisition of Esvagt and Infinis, and the acquisition of Herambiente as part of acquiring a portfolio of businesses from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund.

    He is a director on the boards of Esvagt and Herambiente. Prior to 3i, Aaron worked for HRL Morrison & Co, a major Australasian-based infrastructure fund manager, and the Boston Consulting Group.

    Aaron holds a B.Com from the University of Canterbury and a M.B.A. (Distinction) from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Rob Collins
    Managing Partner, Head of North American Infrastructure

    North America / Infrastructure

    Rob Collins

    Managing Partner, Head of North American Infrastructure
    North America / Infrastructure
     

    Rob joined 3i in 2017 as the Managing Partner for North American Infrastructure. Prior to joining 3i, Rob led Hastings Funds Management’s infrastructure investment activities in North America & Europe and was a member of Hastings’ Executive Committee and Investment Committee.

    Previously, Rob founded the infrastructure M&A practice at Morgan Stanley and Greenhill where he was a Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking for the Americas at both firms. He started his infrastructure career at Goldman Sachs after spending five years as an active-duty, naval officer in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Program.

    Rob holds an MBA from The Wharton School, a masters equivalent in nuclear engineering from the Bettis Reactor Engineering School, and a B.E., magna cum laude, in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University.

    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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    Manny Cominsky
    Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Manny Cominsky

    Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services  

    Manny joined 3i in 2016 as a member of the North American Private Equity team based in New York. Since joining, Manny has been involved in the investments in JMJ Associates and Cirtec Medical.

    Previously, Manny worked in Natural Resources Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank where he advised metals and mining clients on M&A and financing transactions.

    Manny graduated from Harvard University with an AB in History.

    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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    Nicolas Conrad
    Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Nicolas Conrad

    Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Nicolas joined 3i in March 2016. He is responsible for the origination and execution of deals across the Economic Infrastructure and Projects space.

    Prior to joining 3i, Nicolas worked in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup, advising on Infrastructure, Transport and Industrials transactions.

    He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    James Cox
    Portfolio Director, Asset Management Group

    UK / Private Equity

    James Cox

    Portfolio Director, Asset Management Group
    UK / Private Equity
     

    James is a Portfolio Director in 3i's Asset Management Group which manages investments in a range of companies across a variety of sectors and geographies.

    He has been with 3i since 1998 having started his career at PiMS UK, a London based media services company, where he headed up the financial services account team. James subsequently joined 3i’s London SMI portfolio management team in 2002 where his focus was managing higher value minority investments.

    James has more than 15 years’ experience of managing Growth Capital and Buyout assets across a wide range of sectors, including a number within the food and beverage, media, leisure and support services areas. He has both invested in, and supported, companies at various stages of growth and completed a significant number of successful realisations across a wide range of sectors.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Jonathan Crane
    Director

    UK / Private Equity

    Jonathan Crane

    Director
    UK / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Jonathan is a Director based in London and heads up the UK Industrial team. His recent deals include Aspen Pumps, Element Materials Technology and MKM Building Supplies. He currently sits on the Board of Aspen Pumps.

    Jonathan brings 11 years’ experience from Bain in London and San Francisco where he managed the private equity team as well as worked on strategy, performance improvement and turnaround assignments for a wide variety of public and privately owned companies.

    Jonathan holds a Masters degree from Cambridge University in Natural Sciences and Management Studies.

    3i office address

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

     

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    James Dawes
    Chief Financial Officer

    UK / Infrastructure

    James Dawes

    Chief Financial Officer
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    James is Chief Financial Officer of 3i’s Infrastructure business and joined in January 2016.

    He manages the operational, financial and reporting requirements for the Infrastructure business within 3i Group, as well as performing CFO duties for 3i Infrastructure.

    Prior to joining 3i, James was with Legal & General Investment Management, where he held a number of senior finance roles, including Finance Director of LGV Capital from 2007 to 2015.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0)20 7975 3131
    +44 (0)20 7975 3232
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    Pieter de Jong
    Partner, Managing Director

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Pieter de Jong

    Partner, Managing Director
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial,Business & Technology Services  

    Pieter joined 3i in 2004 and is Partner, Managing Director of 3i Benelux, based in Amsterdam.

    He was a key member of the deal teams involved in Royal Sanders, Basic-Fit, Weener Plastics, Lampenwelt, Refresco, Action and TouchTunes, In particular, he has considerable experience in IPO’ing businesses, having led the IPOs of Basic Fit, the largest European fitness chain, and Refresco, one of Europe’s largest bottlers of carbonated soft drinks and juices.  He currently sits on the Boards of Basic-Fit, Royal Sanders and Weener Plastics.

    Pieter started his career at Stork in the USA, before joining Van Den Boom Group, a corporate finance consulting firm in Benelux, where he became partner/owner responsible for M&A. After selling the firm to NIBC in 2000, Pieter headed the M&A department until 2003.

    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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    Anna Dellis
    Director

    UK / Infrastructure

    Anna Dellis

    Director
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Anna joined 3i in 2006, is a Director in the Infrastructure team, and leads asset management for the portfolio of economic infrastructure investments.

    Anna has had a leading role on many of the large infrastructure investments made by 3i, including Elenia and Eversholt Rail.  In 2015 she led the successful bid for 45% stakes in Oiltanking terminals in Ghent and Terneuzen.   In  2017 she was senior deal team member for the acquisition of a portfolio of assets from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund.

    Anna holds board positions at Belfast City Airport, ESP Utilities Group and at Oiltanking companies in Singapore, Amsterdam, Terneuzen, Ghent and Malta.

    Prior to 3i,  Anna advised on infrastructure transactions at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  She has a BA Joint Honours in French and German from the University of Nottingham and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Adrien Delmotte
    Associate

    France / Infrastructure

    Adrien Delmotte

    Associate
    France / Infrastructure
     

    Adrien is an associate in 3i’s Infrastructure team in Paris and joined in September 2015. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals in the infrastructure sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Adrien worked in the investment banking division of Société Générale, advising on Financial Institution Group transactions.

    Adrien graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique.

    3i office address

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

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

    Before joining Bain, Reinier worked 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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    Philip De Vusser
    Associate

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Philip De Vusser

    Associate
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Philip joined 3i in 2016 as an Associate in the Benelux Private Equity team.

    Prior to joining 3i, Philip worked in Deutsche Bank’s Benelux and Global industrials corporate finance teams in Amsterdam and London.

    Philip holds an MSc in International Finance from HEC Paris and an MSc in Business Engineering from the University of Leuven.

    Philip was part of the deal team involved in the acquisition of Hans Anders in 2017 and Royal Sanders in 2018.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Piotr Doniec
    Senior Associate

    Germany / Private Equity

    Piotr Doniec

    Senior Associate
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Piotr joined the 3i team in 2017 as a Senior Associate 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 has 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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