3i Group PLC 24 April 2008 UK Listing Authority Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules DTR 3.1.4R On 23 April 2008, 3i Group plc (the "Company") was notified of the following transaction in the Company's B Shares carried out on behalf of Sir Robert Smith, a Director and person discharging managerial responsibilities: Date of transaction Nature of No and class of share Price per share transaction 26 July 2007 Sale of shares 1,313 B Shares £1.27 The transaction took place on the London Stock Exchange. End This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange