3i Raises Offer for Enterprise

3i Group has made a new bid for < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK utilities infrastructure maintenance company Enterprise PLC, after its initial 575 pence-per-share bid was rejected last month. The revised bid is 605 pence per share, which would value Enterprise at approximately Gbp486 million. Various press reports suggest that Enterprise’s board already has accepted the increased offer. www.3i.com< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />