RNS Number : 3193W
3i Group PLC
09 June 2008



BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN

Date:9 June 2008

1. Name of applicant:

3i Group plc

2. Name of scheme:

1) The 3i Group 1994 Executive Share Option Plan

2) The 3i Group Sharesave Scheme

3) The 3i Group Share Incentive Plan

4) The 3i Group Discretionary Share Plan

5) Bond Conversion

3. Period of return:

From

8 December 2007

To

8 June 2008

4. Balance under scheme from previous return:

1) 1,566,383 (incorrectly stated as 1,520,670 on previous return)

2) 822,807

3) 168,777

4) 608,120

5) N/A

5. The amount by which the block scheme has been increased, if the scheme has been increased since the date of the last return:

1) 0

2) 0

3) 0

4) 200,000

5) 200,000

6. Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme during period:

1) 99,963

2) 0

3) 73,434

4) 91,018

5) 88

7. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at end of period:

1) 1,466,420

2) 822,807

3) 95,343

4) 717,102

5) 199,912

8. Number and class of securities originally listed and the date of admission:

ordinary shares of7319??22peach

1) 1,689,063 -16 July 2007

2) 822,807 -16 July 2007

3) 53,121 -16 July 2007

4) 1,590,430 - 16 July 2007

5) 200,000 - 29 January 2008

9. Total number of securities in issue at the end of the period:

382,899,466 ordinary shares of7319??22peach

Name of contact

Jackie Harper

Address of contact

3i Group plc, 16 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JD

Telephone number of contact

020 7975 3530

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