Klaus Weber has joined 3i to head its growth capital team in Frankfurt. He succeeds Andreas Kochhäuser, who will leave the company. Prior to this role, Klaus Weber was head of acquisition finance for French bank Calyon in Frankfurt, following various roles for Deutsche Bank in European leveraged finance, structured finance/syndicated loans, as well as corporate & real estate risk management.
Charcoal and natural additives company saw final bids from two banks and one direct lender
VCs including the Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, BtoV and Ringier Digital Ventures also participated
Around 40 existing and new LPs, including British Patient Capital and the EIF, participated
Fund will invest in buyouts, recapitalisations and carve-outs of both profitable and underperforming businesses