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Updated Jun 18, 2014

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3.4 7 reviews

33% Approve of the CEO

3i Group Chairman Sir Adrian A. Montague

Sir Adrian A. Montague

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67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    There is a lot of opportunity but it is what you make of it.

    Investment Director (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsOpportunity for broad range of exposure to different parts of the business if you have a willingness to take on new challenges. There is a willingness to let people advance new ideas. Generally good camaraderie.

    ConsCan be very political - especially in terms of advancement and bonuses. People who go farthest are the best self-promoters which is a shame as often good talent is overlooked.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook past the veneer of who you are advancing!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great

    Investment Director (Current Employee) Beijing, Beijing (China)

    ProsGreat people. Great work-life balance.

    ConsPoor management. Inconsistent strategy. Poor selection of coffee.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Used to be a great company, the university of the UK PE industry.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe training was second to none and the sense of camaraderie was tremendous. Young guys were given responsibility at an early stage of their career

    ConsLack of clarity about internal decisions and company strategy.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open.

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThis place was fine to work at

    Cons3i is a really, really big company

    Advice to Senior ManagementShrink

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Positive working environment and I feel respected at work

    Exec (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    Pros- treated with respect
    - intelligent colleagues
    - lively and humorous teams
    - excellent working facilities
    - investment in people
    - free canteen

    Cons- lack of internal communication
    - poor managers remain in position
    - short-termist attitudes and self-serving teams

    Advice to Senior Management- improve internal comms
    - take action on issues with poor team managers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    Pros- Staff are on the whole accessible
    - Good career progression particularly within the wider finance team and business line teams
    - Staff well informed of company actions
    - Free restaurant (London) which is great

    Cons- You have to seek new opportunities out - they won't come to you

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet more staff spending time sitting in the teams they work with

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Gnerally a good place to work

    Investment Director (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsWell remunerated (though may be not market leading) - but with a decent work life balance and generally good people. Genuinely international business and has more of a corporate infrastructure than most Private Equity Houses. Thus there is some scope to see how a bigger business works - on the flip side it can be harder as an investor to have direct input into how the company as a whole is run

    ConsCan seem beaurocratic compared to some private equity houses - but not excessively so (and I believe this has got better since I left)

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet closer to the investors

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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