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    Sam Beach
    Senior Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Sam Beach

    Senior Associate
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology  

    Sam joined 3i in 2021 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York.

    Prior to joining 3i, Sam worked as an Associate at Windjammer Capital Investors, where he invested in a broad range of advanced manufacturing, specialty distribution, and business service industry sectors.  He was also previously an Analyst at Harris Williams & Co.

    Sam received an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

    3i office address

    One Grand Central Place
    60 E. 42nd St, Ste 4100
    New York, NY 10165
    +1 (212) 848 1400

     

    Investments

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    Casper de Bok
    Analyst

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Casper de Bok

    Analyst
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Healthcare, Industrial Technology  

    Casper joined 3i in 2021 as an Analyst in the Benelux Private Equity team and is a deal team member of Dutch Bakery, Royal Sanders and Basic Fit.

    Prior joining 3i, Casper gained internship experience in sell-side M&A at Lincoln International and mid-market Private Equity at Avedon Capital Partners.

    Casper holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and is in the final stages of completing an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the Technical University of Delft.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
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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 Technology, Business & Technology Services  

    Pieter joined 3i in 2004, was Managing Director of 3i Benelux and has been 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 Yanga, Mepal, Dutch Bakery, Royal Sanders, Basic-Fit, Weener Plastics, Lampenwelt, Refresco and Action. He currently sits on the Boards of Mepal, Dutch Bakery and Royal Sanders and is a Board Observer at 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
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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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    Rahul Lulla
    Partner

    North America / Private Equity

    Rahul Lulla

    Partner
    North America / Private Equity
    Business & Technology Services, Industrial Technology, Healthcare  

    Rahul Lulla joined 3i in 2012 as a member of the North American Private Equity team.

    Rahul focuses on Business & Technology Services and Healthcare and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Mold-Masters, Quintiles, TouchTunes, Q Holdings, Dynatect Manufacturing, arrivia and WilsonHCG. He currently sits on the Boards of arrivia, Dynatect Manufacturing and WilsonHCG.

    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

     

    Investments

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    Jeannine Markwart
    Analyst

    Germany / Private Equity

    Jeannine Markwart

    Analyst
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology, Healthcare  

    Jeannine joined 3i in 2021 and is an Analyst in the Private Equity team based in Frankfurt.

    She focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as on the Industrial and Healthcare sectors. She is involved in 3i's investment in Weener Plastics.

    Prior to joining 3i, Jeannine gained internship experience in M&A at Ludwig & Co., ALANTRA and Houlihan Lokey.

    Jeannine holds a Bachelor of science in Business and Administration from IE Business School, Madrid and a Masters in Management with a Major in Finance and Investments from IE Business School, Madrid.

    3i office address

    OpernTurm
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
    60306 Frankfurt am Main
    +49 69 710000 0
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    Adrien Masson
    Senior Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Adrien Masson

    Senior Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology, Healthcare  

    Adrien Masson joined 3i in 2021 as a member of its European Private Equity team based in Paris.

    Prior to joining 3i, Adrien spent six years at Hottinguer Corporate Finance where he worked on several public and private M&A transactions in France and cross border in the media, industrial, agri-food and consumer sectors.

    He holds a MSc in Financial Engineering from Ecole des Ponts Paristech and a MSc in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics.

    3i office address

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

    North America / Private Equity

    Drew Olian

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

    Drew joined 3i in 2019 and is based in New York. He leads 3i’s Industrial sector coverage for North America and is also a member of 3i’s North America Business & Technology Services sector coverage team. He has been involved in 3i’s investments in JMJ Associates (where he is a current Board member) and Q Holding.

    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

     

    Investments

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    Bastiaan Peer
    Partner

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Bastiaan Peer

    Partner
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology  

    Bastiaan is a Partner in the Amsterdam Private Equity team. He is a deal team member for Basic-Fit, Dutch Bakery, Royal Sanders and Yanga.

    He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Dutch Bakery, Royal Sanders and Yanga. Previously, Bastiaan served on the Board of Directors of Kinolt and was an Observer on the Boards of Azelis and BoConcept.

    Prior to joining 3i, Bastiaan worked in the Benelux Investment Banking team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Amsterdam. He holds a Masters degree in Financial Economics and a Masters degree in Financial Law from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
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    Tyler Prebor
    Senior Associate

    North America / Private Equity

    Tyler Prebor

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

    Tyler joined 3i in 2021 as a member of its North American Private Equity team based in New York.

    Prior to joining 3i, Tyler worked as a Senior Associate at Pine Island Capital Partners, where he evaluated and executed a range of middle market buyout transactions with a focus on the industrial, A&D, and business services sectors. Prior to Pine Island, Tyler was an Associate in the Private Equity group at Bessemer Trust, a multi-family office. He began his career at RBC Capital Markets, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions in the consumer and retail sectors.

    Tyler graduated as a Warrington Finance Scholar and Lampros Scholar from the University of Florida, where he earned an MS and BS (magna cum laude) in Finance.

    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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    Richard Relyea
    Partner, Managing Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Richard Relyea

    Partner, Managing Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology, Healthcare  

    Richard joined 3i in 2007 and is Head of 3i’s North American Private Equity team and the Global Head of Healthcare.

    He has been involved in 3i’s investments in Mold-Masters, Quintiles, Q Holding, Dynatect Manufacturing, Cirtec Medical, SaniSure and ten23 Health. He currently sits on the Boards of Q Holding, Dynatect Manufacturing, Cirtec Medical, SaniSure and ten23 Health, and previously sat on the Boards of Quintiles and Mold-Masters.

    Prior to joining 3i, Richard was a Principal at Halyard Capital, where he invested in companies in the media, business services and communications sectors. Prior to joining Halyard, Richard was an Associate at Entrade, where he invested in technology and internet infrastructure businesses.

    Richard began his career at Security Capital's Preferred Growth Private Equity fund.

    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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    Christoph Rinnert
    Director

    Germany / Private Equity

    Christoph Rinnert

    Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology  

    Christoph joined 3i in 2015 and is a Director in the German Private Equity team. He was part of the deal team in 3i's investment in Weener Plastics, a leading manufacturer of innovative plastic packaging systems for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies, and is a Member of Weener Plastics' Supervisory Board. He was also part of the deal team in 3i's investment in Formel D.

    Prior to joining 3i, Christoph worked at Rothschild in the German M&A advisory team, where he was involved in a number of German and cross-border transactions for industrial and consumer companies. Previously, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Advisory Transactions Valuation & Strategy division focusing on clients in the technology sector.

    Christoph holds a Master of Engineering from Imperial College in London.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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    David Stephens
    Partner

    UK / Private Equity

    David Stephens

    Partner
    UK / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology  

    David is a Partner based in London and is co-head of the UK PE team, leading its efforts in the industrial technology sector.

    David has worked on a number of 3i investments, including its acquisition of Sussex-based Aspen Pumps, the global market leader in condensate removal pumps; Ohio-based Q Holding, manufacturer of precision moulded silicone components for the auto and medical industries; Wisconsin-headquartered Dynatect Manufacturing, a provider of critical components designed to protect and elongate equipment lifetime and promote worker safety; and Oxfordshire-based Audley Travel, the leading provider of tailor-made travel, where David currently sits on the Board.

    Prior to joining 3i, David worked in investment banking at DC Advisory Partners, advising clients on European mid-market M&A.

    3i office address

    16 Palace Street
    London SW1E 5JD
    +44 (0) 20 7975 3131
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    Ulf von Haacke
    Partner, Managing Director, Head of Industrial

    Germany / Private Equity

    Ulf von Haacke

    Partner, Managing Director, Head of Industrial
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology  

    Ulf joined 3i Germany in 2001 and was appointed joint Managing Director and co-head of Germany in May 2009. He is responsible for 3i's Industrial sector.

    Ulf has worked on a number of Private Equity transactions at 3i. His most recent deals include MAIT, Formel D and Weener Plastics, where he also sits on the board. He has also led the successful exits of ATESTEO, GEKA and HILITE International.

    Ulf studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH), where he also received a PhD. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the University Hagen.

    3i office address

    OpernTurm
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
    60306 Frankfurt am Main
    +49 69 710000 0
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    Wolfgang Schmitz, CEO of ATESTEO, explains how 3i’s expertise in the automotive industry helped ATESTEO accelerate its international growth.
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    Telman Papikyan
    Associate

    Germany / Private Equity

    Telman Papikyan

    Associate
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial Technology  

    Telman joined 3i in 2022 and is an Associate in the Private Equity team based in Frankfurt.

    He focuses on the origination and execution of investments in Germany as well as in the Industrial Technology sector. He is involved in 3i’s investment in Weener Plastics.

    Prior to joining 3i, Telman worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at BNP Paribas in Germany, and as an Investment Associate at Palladio Partners.

    Telman holds an MSc in Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

    3i office address

    OpernTurm
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
    60306 Frankfurt am Main
    +49 17 2655263 8
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