3i Group plc announces that the dividend on its cumulative preference shares of one penny each (B Shares) in respect of the period 15July 2007to 14 July 2008inclusiveshall be4.7625pper B Share (such dividend being calculated in accordance with the Company's articles of association).
Relevantdividend dates are as follows:
Record date: 27June2008
Ex dividend date: 3July 2008
Paymentdate: 14 July 2008.