3i's funding objective is that sufficient liquidity is available to the business to meet 3i’s ongoing requirements.

3i Group plc raises long-term committed funds from the bank and capital markets. The company was previously authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority as a deposit taker. It relinquished this status on 27 May 2005. 3i Investments plc, a subsidiary of 3i Group plc, acts as manager of 3i Group's investments and those of various external clients and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

3i Group plc has now ceased to maintain it’s £2bn Note Issuance Programme, from which it has made public issues of bonds and notes as well as private placements.

The Group is able to draw under committed facilities:

  • £350m multicurrency facility 05 September 2019