3i Group PLC 01 February 2008 UK Listing Authority Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules DTR 3.1.4R Pursuant to the rules of The 3i Group Share Incentive Plan, on 31 January 2008 each of the Directors/persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs") of 3i Group plc (the "Company") listed below became beneficially interested in the total number of ordinary shares of 73 19/22p each in the Company ("Shares") shown against their name below, such Shares consisting of: (a) Partnership Shares, which were purchased at a subscription price of 927.5p per Share; (b) Matching Shares, which were awarded for nil consideration; and (c) Dividend Shares, which were purchased at a subscription price of 927.5p per Share, following a dividend re-investment. Partnership Shares Matching Shares Dividend Total Shares Shares Directors/PDMRs P E Yea 14 28 8 50 S P Ball 14 28 6 48 B N Carnegie-Brown 14 28 2 44 D R Collis 13 26 7 46 K J Dunn 14 28 0 42 M J Queen 13 26 19 58 C P Rowlands 0 0 14 14 J B C Russell 13 26 19 58 A J M Taylor 13 26 19 58 P Waller 13 26 19 58 The Company was notified of the above interests in Shares on 31 January 2008. The place of these transactions was the London Stock Exchange. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange