Bonds and notes issued by 3i Group and its subsidiaries and the Group's £2 billion Note Issuance Programme are rated by Standard & Poors and Moody's. The ratings are listed below.

Moody's

1) Outlook POSITIVE
2) Issuer rating  Baa2
3) Senior unsecured debt Baa2
4) Long term counterparty Baa2
5) Short term  P-2

Standard & Poors

1) Outlook STABLE
2) LT foreign issuer credit BBB
3) LT local issuer credit BBB
4) ST foreign issuer credit A-2
5) ST local issuer credit  A-2