RNS Number : 4841A
3i Group PLC
01 August 2008



UKListing Authority Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules

DTR 3.1.4R

Pursuant to the rules of The 3i Group Share Incentive Plan, on 31 July 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 7319/22p 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 888.67p per Share;

(b)

Matching Shares, which were awarded for nil consideration; and

(c)

Dividend Shares, which were purchased at a subscription price of 888.67p per Share, following a dividend re-investment.


Partnership Shares

Matching Shares

Dividend

Shares

Total

Shares

Directors/PDMRs




P E Yea

14

28

19

61

S P Ball

14

28

16

58

B N Carnegie-Brown

14

28

7

49

D R Collis

14

28

17

59

K J Dunn

14

28

3

45

M J Queen

14

28

38

80

C P Rowlands

14

28

27

69

J B C Russell

14

28

39

81

A J MTaylor

14

28

39

81

P Waller

14

28

39

81

The Company was notified of the abovetransactionson 1 August 2008. The place of these transactions was the London Stock Exchange.



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