3i Group PLC (LSE: III) is London-headquartered venture capital, international private equity company. The company’s fund managers seek to create value by investing its proprietary capital in a portfolio of mid-market private equity investments. A significant part of the company's investments is in the core investment markets in northern Europe and North America combined with its international presence in other smaller geographies as well. With its strong capital position, the company focuses on opportunities where its sector and investment expertise can create material value along with its two complementary businesses, Private Equity, and Infrastructure. Its areas of operation are categorised into three segments; private equity, infrastructure, and debt management. The shares of the company were first admitted on the London Stock Exchange on 18 July 1994 in the Premium Main Market Segment. There they are identified and trade with the ticker name III, and also form part of the FTSE 100 index.