3i announces three new hires in its Private Equity team. The new hires highlight the strength and growth of the business across its core markets in Europe.
Philipp Bruchmann has joined as a Director in the Frankfurt office. Before joining 3i, Philipp was Vice President of Group Corporate Development and M&A Execution at Deutsche Telekom. Prior to this, he was a Principal at Warburg Pincus in Frankfurt and London, where he focused on the German-speaking markets across the TMT and business services sectors.
Jamie Supple has joined as a Senior Associate in the London office. Before joining 3i, Jamie was an Investment Manager at Duke Street, where he focused on the healthcare and services sectors, and prior to that worked in the investment banking team at Hawkpoint Partners in London.
Karel van der Voorden has joined as an Associate in the Amsterdam office. He is a deal team member for Basic-Fit (European discount fitness chain) and Euro-Diesel (manufacturer of power back-up systems. Prior to joining 3i, Karel worked in Morgan Stanley’s Benelux investment banking team in London.
3i’s Private Equity team has had a busy six months, with three new investments, Hans Anders (Benelux), Formel D (Germany) and Cirtec (North America). In addition, a number of its portfolio companies have made strategic bolt-on acquisitions, including Ponroy, ATESTEO and Etanco.
Alan Giddins and Menno Antal, Managing Partners and co-heads of Private Equity, commented:
“We would like to offer a warm welcome to our new colleagues in Frankfurt, London and Amsterdam. Their skills and experience will add greatly to the team as it seeks to identify attractive mid-market investment opportunities across our target markets of Europe and North America.”
For further information, contact:
3i Group plc
Kathryn van der Kroft
Tel: +44 20 7975 3021
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About 3i Group
3i is a leading international investment manager focused on mid-market Private Equity and Infrastructure. Its core investment markets are northern Europe and North America. For further information, please visit: www.3i.com