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3i comment on Sir David Walker Report

Following the publication of Sir David Walkers’ Report on transparency in Private Equity on 20 November 2007, 3i comments:

3i welcomes Sir David’s report. 

As a FTSE100 company with high levels of disclosure, 3i is supportive of enhanced transparency and greater understanding of the Private Equity industry.

Given 3i’s mid market positioning and the criteria for inclusion, 3i would expect only a small number of our portfolio to be affected by the enhanced reporting requirements.

About 3i

3i is a world leader in private equity and venture capital.  We focus on Buyouts, Growth Capital, Venture Capital, Infrastructure and Quoted Private Equity (“QPE”) and invest across Europe, the United States and Asia.  Our competitive advantage comes from our international network and the strength and breadth of our business relationships.  These underpin the value that we deliver to our portfolio and to our shareholders.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Richards
tel.  +44 207 975 3573

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