Ken Hanau

Partner, Managing Partner
Private Equity

Ken is Managing Partner of 3i North America and focuses on the Industrial and Business Services sectors. He played a lead role in 3i's investment in Mold Masters (a world-leading supplier of specialty components to the plastic industry) which generated a 2.7x return. He has also been involved in 3i's investments in Phibro, a global supplier of animal health products; Hilite, a global manufacturer of leading automotive solutions; and TouchTunes, one of the largest interactive entertainment platforms in the world with over 60,000 venues.

Prior to joining 3i, Ken held senior positions with Weiss, Peck & Greer and Halyard Capital, leading investments in the Industrial and Business Services sectors. Previously Ken worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and at K&H Corrugated Case Corporation, a family-owned packaging business. Ken is a CPA and started his career with Coopers & Lybrand.

He received his BA with honors from Amherst College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.