3i Group PLC (LSE:III)


3i Group PLC is a London-headquartered venture capital, international private equity company. The company was founded in 1945 by the Bank of England. 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 markets in northern Europe and North America combined with its international presence in other smaller geographies. It focuses on a variety of large markets like business and consumer services, transportation services, and social infrastructure and utility services etc. 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. Its areas of operation can be divided into three segments: private equity, infrastructure, and debt management. The shares of the company were first admitted on the London Stock Exchange in July 1994 in the Premium Main Market Segment and is part of the FTSE 100 index.

The objective of the company is to make sustainable investments and maximise returns for the stakeholders. It tries to reduce the risk of losses by creating a diverse investment portfolio. The focus of the company is on four core sectors: Business and Technology Services, Consumer, Healthcare and Industrial. Besides, investments are also made in adjacent sectors, like waste generation, towers and networks, data centers, offshore and production infrastructure, L&G terminals, healthcare, education and housing projects, storage, shipping, and freight. The company invests in PPP projects related to social infrastructure and transportation that are operational across Europe. These projects are expected to generate long-term yields for institutional investors.

The strategy of the company to grow its investment portfolio earnings and increase shareholders wealth and operating profits. The company follows well-defined standards of corporate governance. It follows a responsible investment policy and strives to embed sustainable business practices throughout its business. Recently, in March 2021, the company won Secondaries Deal of the Year at PEI (Private equity international) Awards 2020 in Europe, for its action single asset transaction. 

Contact Information

company address 16 Palace Street London SW1E 5JD UNITED KINGDOM

company phone+44 20 7975 313

company emailhttps://www.3i.com/about-us/

company websitehttps://www.3i.com/

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