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Appointment of external directorship

Posted:
18/6/2018

RNS Number: 6856R
IG Group Holdings plc
LEI No: 2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76
18 June 2018

IG Group (“IG”, “the Company”), a global leader in online trading, announces that Peter Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Scotgold Resources Limited, with effect from 18 June 2018.

This disclosure is made pursuant to the requirements of Listing Rule 9.6.14 R (2).

For further information, please contact:

IG Group
Liz Scorer 020 7573 0727
investors@iggroup.com

FTI Consulting
Neil Doyle / Ed Berry 020 3727 1141 / 1046

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR"). Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service ("RIS"), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

About IG

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, February 2018)