3i Group plc

Report and accounts 2007

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3i is a world leader in private equity
and venture capital. We focus on buyouts, growth capital, venture capital, infrastructure and quoted private equity and invest
across Europe, Asia and the US.

Our purpose:

to provide quoted access to private equity returns.

Our vision:

to be the private equity firm of choice:

  • operating on a world-wide scale;
  • producing consistent market-beating returns;
  • acknowledged for our partnership style; and
  • winning through our unparalleled resources.

Our strategy:

  • to invest in high-return assets;
  • to grow our assets and those we manage on behalf of third parties;
  • to extend our international reach, directly and through investing in funds;
  • to use our balance sheet and resources to develop existing and new business lines; and
  • to continue to build our strong culture of operating as one company across business lines, geographies and sectors.

This Annual report and accounts may contain certain statements about the future outlook for 3i. Although we believe our expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, any statements about the future outlook may be influenced by factors that could cause actual outcomes and results to be materially different.

Business review

Group business

An overview of our main activities.

3i at a glance

A summary of our business lines.

Case studies

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View our Case studies

Investor contacts

Patrick Dunne

Group Communications Director
T +44 (0)20 7975 3566
M +44 (0)7836 505971

Douwe Cosijn

Head of Investor Relations
T +44 (0)20 7975 3019
M +44 (0)7899 663441 


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