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Joseph Bergin

Joseph also has extensive experience of investing in international businesses as a director in the 3i European buyout team based in Munich and then Frankfurt between 1999 and 2003.

He was a member of the Supervisory board of Knuerr AG, a £200m turnover electronics business with manufacturing operations in Germany, Brazil, the United States and the Czech republic, acquired by 3i in a Public to Private transaction in 2000 and sold to Emerson (a US business) in 2006.

Joseph has a strong investment track record with some of the highlights including MDC Technology (a software business providing process optimisation sold for an 8x return in 5 years), CSL Dualcom (a dual path signalling business sold for £32m and a 4x return for investors), Bison Bede (a stair-lift manufacturer sold to Domus Homecare for a 3x return in 2 years) and TDX (a consumer debt management business where there was a 10x return on his investment). Prior to working in private equity Joseph worked for HSBC, ICI and Astra Zeneca. One of his recent investments Castlerock Recruitment Group (a St Helens based healthcare business) was recently highlighted as one of the fast growing businesses in the North West.

Joseph has an MBA with distinction from London Business School and is a graduate in History/Politics
from the University of Exeter. He lives in Cheshire with his wife and three boys.

Contact Details:Via the FFFP Team