JMJ Associates Announces Equity Investment Agreement with 3i

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JMJ Associates, a leading global management consultancy, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to an equity investment from 3i Group plc, a London-headquartered, international private equity investor.


Following JMJ's recent strong growth, the current shareholders of JMJ decided to seek an investor to support the continuing expansion of its international footprint. JMJ is committed to bettering the lives of its clients while transforming intractable problems into possibilities. 3i will support JMJ's next stage of development by providing operational and strategic expertise, as well as using its international network to identify and support further growth opportunities.

3i is a leading international investor focused on mid-market private equity, infrastructure and debt management. The combination of 3i's international network, extensive experience, on-the-ground knowledge and capital enables 3i to identify attractive investment opportunities, like JMJ. Once invested, 3i will work in partnership with JMJ's management team to accelerate the company's growth plans. 3i operates from 12 offices across 11 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Stephen Portner, Chief Executive, JMJ Associates, said: "We are pleased that 3i shares our vision for the company including our future growth as we enter an exciting next stage of our development. With the strong commitment from our employees, whom I believe to be the best in the field, and 3i as a financial partner, we look forward to building on our performance and expanding our impact around the world."

Alan Giddins, Managing Partner, 3i Private Equity, commented: "JMJ is a truly exceptional business with a strong management team who we have known for some time. We have significant experience of the end markets in which JMJ operates and have a strong track record of working with consultancy businesses, so are well placed to work in partnership with management to take advantage of the sector's exciting growth opportunities."

About JMJ Associates

JMJ is a global management consultancy with over 25 years of experience serving the energy, mining and construction industries. JMJ helps top-tier industrial companies see new possibilities, reach new goals, and operate at new, higher levels of performance. It is the world leader in Incident and Injury-Free® workplace safety consulting and in the creation of High Performance Teams™ on capital projects. JMJ consultants provide Performance Coaching™ and leadership development to some of the largest companies in the world.
Source: JMJ Associates