3i Group PLC 31 March 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 31 March 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 833.66667p per Share; and (b) Matching Shares, which were awarded for nil consideration. Partnership Shares Matching Shares Total Shares Directors/PDMRs P E Yea 15 30 45 S P Ball 15 30 45 B N Carnegie-Brown 15 30 45 D R Collis 15 30 45 K J Dunn 15 30 45 M J Queen 15 30 45 C P Rowlands 15 30 45 J B C Russell 15 30 45 A J M Taylor 15 30 45 P Waller 15 30 45 The Company was notified of the above transactions on 31 March 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