RNS Number : 6588Z
3i Group PLC
22 July 2008



UKListing Authority Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules


DTR 3.1.4R


2005Performance Share Awards under the 3i Group Discretionary Share Plan


Pursuant to the rules of The 3i Group Discretionary Share Plan ("the Plan"), on21July 2008the Remuneration Committee of 3i Group plc ("the Company") considered the performance conditions attached to awards made under that Plan in 2005and determined that the performance conditions had been satisfied as to62.8%.


As a result of the above, thoseDirectors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMRs") of the Companywho received 2005Plan awards, forfeited thenumber ofordinary shares of 7319/22p each ("Ordinary Shares") and B Shares in the Company detailed against their name below.


Director & PDMR

% Vested

Date of Vesting

Ordinary SharesForfeited

B Shares Forfeited






P E Yea

62.8%

21 July 2008

24,210

72,823






S P Ball

62.8%

21 July 2008

6,725

20,229






PDMR










D R Collis

62.8%

21 July 2008

2,018

6,069



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