RNS Number : 5094U
3i Group PLC
15 May 2008


THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN OR AUSTRALIA
15 May 2008
3i Group plc (the ??Issuer?)
Euro 550,000,000 1.375 per cent Convertible Bonds due 2008 convertible into ordinary shares of 3i Group plc (the ??Bonds?): Common Code: 017271709; ISIN: XSO172717091
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with Condition 7(d) of the Terms and Conditions of the Bonds, subject to the requirements of the UK Listing Authority or the London Stock Exchange, the Issuer intends to purchase Bonds in the open market and to surrender such purchased Bonds to the Paying and Conversion Agent for cancellation. The Issuer has appointed Lehman Brothers and Dresdner Kleinwort to act as its financial intermediaries for this purpose.
The cancellation of the Bonds purchased by the Issuer (if any) will result in a change of the structure of the listed debt securities of the Issuer for the purposes of Listing Rule 9.6.4 R (1).
This notice is given pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.4 R (1) and Listing Rule 12.5.1.R.
Enquiries:
3i Group plc
Maureen Rawlins (Group Treasurer)
Tel:020 7975 3115
Lehman Brothers
Arshad Ghafur
Tel:020 7102 1000
Dresdner Kleinwort
Ken Robins
Tel:020 7623 8000
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