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    Joy McCormack
    Director, Board Development

    UK / Private Equity

    Joy McCormack

    Director, Board Development
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Joy heads up 3i's Business Leaders Network working as part of our international investment team to help connect with Chairmen, CEOs, Advisors, and other senior Board level management for our existing portfolio assets and new deals.

    Prior to joining 3i, Joy was at Skillcapital, working exclusively with private equity funds across Europe to recruit buy-in management teams for LBOs and board level management for PE portfolio companies. Joy began her career in finance with Goldman Sachs and spent five years working in the Private Wealth Management division, with a focus on asset allocation strategies. She holds a first class honours Masters degree in Quantitative Finance from University College Dublin.

    3i office address

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

    UK / Infrastructure

    Hazel McElwain

    Legal Counsel
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Hazel is a solicitor with over ten years’ experience in infrastructure.

    She joined 3i’s Infrastructure Team as legal counsel in January 2015, with responsibility for legal risk management, legal and regulatory aspects of new investments, portfolio management and debt financing.

    Prior to this, Hazel worked in the Projects, Energy and Infrastructure team at Allen & Overy LLP from 2006 – 2014, specialising in infrastructure financing and PPP projects.

    Hazel has a MA in Modern History from the University of Oxford and is a qualified solicitor.

    3i office address

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

    UK / Infrastructure

    Nigel Middleton

    Partner
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Nigel is a Partner in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in November 2013.

    Nigel is involved in investment appraisal and management of investments in infrastructure projects in various funds managed by 3i. In the early 2000’s he led the formation and management of Infrastructure Investors (‘I2’), a pioneering secondary market infrastructure fund established as a joint venture between Barclays, Société Générale and 3i Group. He established, and continues to manage BIIF, a long-term “buy and hold” PPP fund which acquired I2 in 2009.

    Previously, Nigel was a Managing Partner at BIFM and prior to that, head of PFI/PPP Advisory Services at PwC and worked at HM Treasury.

    3i office address

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

    UK / Infrastructure

    Thomas Monteiro

    Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Thomas joined 3i in May 2017 as an Associate in the Infrastructure team in London, and is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals in the infrastructure and energy sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Thomas worked in the investment banking department of UBS, with a focus on power, utilities and infrastructure.

    Thomas holds a Master in Management from ESCP Europe (France) and a BSc in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal).

    3i office address

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

    UK / Infrastructure

    Scott Moseley

    Partner
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Scott joined 3i in 2007 and is a Partner in the Infrastructure team, and with Bernardo leads the team’s new investment origination and execution platform.

    He has 15 years’ experience in European infrastructure, spanning utilities, transportation and social infrastructure.

    Scott led the investments in Elenia, Cross London Trains and ESVAGT, as well as being a senior deal team member on Eversholt. He led the successful divestment of Elenia. He was also responsible for the successfully exited junior debt investments in Arqiva, Associated British Ports, Télédiffusion de France, Thames Water and Viridian.

    He is currently a director on the boards of ESVAGT and Cross London Trains.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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    Jeremy Nakache
    Associate Director

    France / Private Equity

    Jeremy Nakache

    Associate Director
    France / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Jeremy joined 3i in 2012 and is based in the Paris office. He focuses on originating, executing and representing 3i on the Boards of Private Equity investments across a range of industry sectors in Europe.

    At 3i, Jeremy is currently on the Board of Ponroy Santé Group, a European leader in the natural consumer healthcare industry, and has been involved in EURO-DIESEL, the leading provider of Diesel Rotary Uninterruptable Power Supply (“DRUPS”) systems headquartered in Belgium. Previously, he worked on Vedici, a leader in private healthcare in France; and Loxam, the European leader in rental equipment for the construction industry.

    Prior to 3i, Jeremy worked at Citigroup in London where he focused on Telecom Media and Technology transactions in EMEA. He has also worked at HSBC in Paris where he focused on executing deals in the French market.

    Jeremy has a Masters degree from ESSEC Business School.

    3i office address

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

     

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    Marc Ohayon
    Senior Associate

    France / Private Equity

    Marc Ohayon

    Senior Associate
    France / Private Equity
    Consumer  

    Marc is a Senior Associate in the French Private Equity team and joined 3i in 2016.

    He is involved in 3i’s investment in Etanco, the European leading manufacturer and distributor of fasteners.

    Marc began his career in Financial Advisory at Lazard, spending three and a half years in the Paris team where he was involved in French and cross-border transactions in the consumer, industrial and health sectors. He then assisted large corporates and European SMEs in their M&A strategy in Latin America during his time at Euro Latina Finance, an advisory boutique specialising in the region.

    Marc holds an MSc in Management from EM LYON Business School.

    3i office address

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

     

    Investments

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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 Element, JMJ Associates and TouchTunes. He currently sits on the Board of JMJ Associates.

    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

     

    Investments

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    Justin Pabst
    Associate

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Justin Pabst

    Associate
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Consumer  

    Justin joined 3i in February 2018 as an Associate in the Amsterdam office. He is focused on the Consumer sector.

    Before joining 3i, Justin was a Commercial Project Manager at Coolblue in Rotterdam, and prior to this worked as a Consultant at McKinsey & Company in Amsterdam.

    He holds a BSc in Economics and Business Economics from Utrecht University, and a MSc in Corporate Finance and Banking from Duisenberg School of Finance, Amsterdam.

    3i office address

    Cornelis Schuytstraat 72
    1071 JL Amsterdam
    0031 / 20 3057444
    0031 / 20 3057455
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    Edward Parnell
    Senior Associate

    UK / Infrastructure

    Edward Parnell

    Senior Associate
    UK / Infrastructure
     

    Ed is a Senior Associate in 3i’s Infrastructure team in London and joined 3i in August 2013. He is primarily responsible for the origination and execution of deals in the infrastructure sector.

    Prior to joining 3i, Ed worked in the Business Modelling team at Ernst & Young, with a focus on financial services. He holds a BSc in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a Chartered Accountant.

    3i office address

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

    North America / Private Equity

    Nikhil Patel

    Associate Director
    North America / Private Equity
    Industrial,Healthcare  

    Nikhil joined 3i in 2016 in the New York office. He participates in all elements of the investment process, including industry segment analysis, identification and screening of new opportunities, due diligence, transaction structuring, financing and execution.

    Prior to joining 3i, Nikhil was a Vice President at Chicago Pacific Founders, where he was an integral member of a debut middle market private equity fund and participated in the acquisition of three portfolio companies. Prior to joining CPF, Nikhil was a Senior Associate at Water Street Healthcare Partners, a mid-market private equity firm with approximately $2 billion of capital under management. While at Water Street, he helped execute a number of platform investments and successful portfolio company exits. Nikhil was previously an Analyst in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking division of UBS Investment Bank.

    Nikhil graduated from New York University’s Leonard Stern School of Business with Honors.

    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

     

    Investments

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    Bastiaan Peer
    Associate Director

    Benelux / Private Equity

    Bastiaan Peer

    Associate Director
    Benelux / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Bastiaan Peer is an Associate Director in the Benelux Private Equity team.

    He is a deal team member for Basic-Fit (European value-for-money fitness chain), BoConcept (global furniture brand), Euro-Diesel (manufacturer of power back-up systems) and Royal Sanders (producer of personal care products). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Royal Sanders, BoConcept (Observer) and Euro-Diesel. Previously, Bastiaan was an Observer on the Board of Azelis, a pan-European specialty chemicals distribution company.

    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
    0031 / 20 3057455

     

    Investments

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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 Formel D, Lampenwelt and Christ and a former board member of 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

     

    Investments

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    Richard Relyea
    Partner, Managing Director

    North America / Private Equity

    Richard Relyea

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

    Richard joined 3i in 2007 and is co-Head of 3i’s North American Private Equity team.

    He focuses primarily on Industrials and specialty manufacturers across end markets including healthcare, and has been involved in 3i’s investments in Mold-Masters, Quintiles, Q Holding, Dynatect Manufacturing, Cirtec Medical, Hilite International and Schlemmer. He currently sits on the Boards of Q Holding, Dynatect Manufacturing and Cirtec Medical, 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.

    He is actively involved in several non-profit organisations and is the Chairman of the New York Private Equity Network. Richard received a BA in Economics from Williams 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

     

    Investments

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    Alastair Richardson
    Director, Head of Legal

    UK / Private Equity

    Alastair Richardson

    Director, Head of Legal
    UK / Private Equity
     

    Alastair is Director, Head of Legal for 3i's Private Equity team, with responsibility for legal risk management and the provision of legal support for new investments, portfolio matters, exits and fundraising activities to 3i's international Private Equity business.

    Alastair joined 3i in 1998 from the law firm, Nabarro LLP, where he worked as an Associate specialising in international corporate M&A and private equity. He holds a BA joint honours degree in Economics & Law from Durham University and is qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales. Alastair is also a member of the BVCA Legal & Accounting Committee.

    3i office address

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

    Germany / Private Equity

    Christoph Rinnert

    Associate Director
    Germany / Private Equity
    Industrial  

    Christoph joined 3i in 2015 and is an Associate 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 an Observer on the 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
    +49 69 710000 113

     

    Investments

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