3i Group plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

27.000 (2.109%)
52 week
865.4 - 1307.0

Last traded: Yesterday at 4:00 PM

3i Group plc is a private equity firm specializing in mature companies, growth capital, middle markets, infrastructure, and management leveraged buyouts and buy-ins. The firm also provides infrastructure financing and debt management. For debt management, it invests in senior and mezzanine corporate debt in typically large and private companies in United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and North America. It makes private equity investments in business and technology services, financial services, consumer, healthcare, consumption and distribution, media and telecom, renewable energy, wind, and industrial sector. Within business and technology services, the firm seeks to invest in sub sectors such as testing, inspection and certification; BPO and consultancy; human capital including staffing, governance, risk and compliance, services to pharmaceutical companies, vertical application software, education and training businesses; facilities management; support services to industrial sectors such as oil and gas and utilities; human resources outsourcing and advising; recruitment; logistics and infrastructure support services including distribution, waste, and rental. In the consumer sector, it focuses on polarization, health and wellness, ageing population, millennials, consumer goods; e-commerce; retail; food and drinks; and leisure. In the healthcare sector, the firm focuses on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology including specialty pharma, generics / OTC, drug delivery, and animal health; healthcare Services including activities such as elderly and specialty care, including caring for people in their own homes, in hospital and in community facilities, as well as operational services such as outsourced support, clinical services and B2B contract services; medical devices and technology including devices, medical equipment and consumables, diagnostics, and healthcare IT. In the industrial sector, it focuses on automotive, chemicals, construction and building products, electronics and electrical components, flow control and filtration, life science manufacturing, mobility, packaging, software, oil, gas and power. Through 3i BIFM Limited and 3i Infrastructure plc the firm makes infrastructure investments where it focuses principally on the utilities including energy transmission and storage, electricity and gas distribution, water, power generation, and communication network; transportation including airports, ports, ferries, toll roads, and rail; and social infrastructure sector including primary and secondary PFI, public private partnerships, healthcare, education, and government accommodation. In infrastructure it invests primarily in utilities, transportation and social infrastructure in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Europe, and Ireland. The firm prefers to invest in companies across Europe, France, United States, South America, and Asia. It seeks to make new investments in Northern Europe and North America. The firm typically invests between €5 million ($5.59125 million) and €300 million ($335.475 million) in companies with an enterprise value typically between €100 million ($111.825 million) and €500 million ($559.125 million) and sales value between €80 million ($89.46 million) and €1500 million ($1677.38 million). It seeks to take either majority or minority stakes. It seeks to take a board seat in its portfolio companies with regards to infrastructure investments. The firm invests through a combination of third-party and proprietary capital. It invests through its personal capital. 3i Group plc was founded in 1945 and is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices across Europe, North America, and Asia.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorAsset Management / Financial Services
Full time employees234
Mailing address16 Palace Street London SW1E 5JD United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7975 3131 / 44 20 7975 3232


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3i Group plc paid £0.38 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 17 June 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 18.24%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.III dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

III's forward dividend amount is £0.39 and the forward dividend yield is 3.01%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Aug 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on 3i Group plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Simon A. BorrowsCEO & Exec. Director613.06M
Ms. Julia Susan WilsonGroup Fin. Director & Exec. Director531.62M
Ms. Silvia SantoroDirector of Investor Relations
Mr. Kevin J. DunnGen. Counsel & Company Sec.57
Mr. Alastair RichardsonDirector & Head of Legal - Private Equity
Mr. Tony LissamanChief Operating Officer of Private Equity
Mr. Pieter A. de JongCo-Head of Private Equity56
Mr. Boris KawohlPartner, MD & Head of Consumer - Private Equity
Mr. C. P. M. van GoethemPartner
Mr. George ArcherSr. Director of Banking

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of 3i Group plc is 12.72B and its enterprise value is 13.38B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of III is 6.74.

The III's stocks Beta value is 1.02 making it 2% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

3i Group plc (LSE:III) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is 3i Group plc's Stock Symbol?

3i Group plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "III".

2. What is 3i Group plc's stock price today?

One share of III stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1307.

3. How can I contact 3i Group plc?

3i Group plc's mailing address is 16 Palace Street London SW1E 5JD United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7975 3131.

4. What is 3i Group plc's official website?

The official website of 3i Group plc is http://www.3i.com.