3i Group PLC 29 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 29 February 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 875.83333p per Share; and (b) Matching Shares, which were awarded for nil consideration. Partnership Shares Matching Shares Total Shares Directors/PDMRs P E Yea 14 28 42 S P Ball 14 28 42 B N Carnegie-Brown 14 28 42 D R Collis 15 30 45 K J Dunn 14 28 42 M J Queen 15 30 45 C P Rowlands 14 28 42 J B C Russell 14 28 42 A J M Taylor 14 28 42 P Waller 14 28 42 The Company was notified of the above transactions on 29 February 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