RNS Number: 9315V
IG Group Holdings plc
26 July 2018
DIRECTOR/PDMR SHAREHOLDING – ALLOTMENT OF SHARES TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TRUST
IG Group Holdings plc (the “Company”), a global leader in online trading, announces that the Company was today notified by the IG Group Limited Employee Benefit Trust (the “Trust”) that the Trust has today been allotted 955,000 ordinary shares of 0.005p each in the share capital of the Company (the “Shares”) at nominal value.
The Trust holds the Shares for the purpose of satisfying awards to the beneficiaries of the Trust under the IG Group Sustained Performance Plan and the IG Group Long Term Incentive Plan. Executive Directors and persons discharging managerial responsibility are potential beneficiaries under the Trust and are therefore treated as having an interest in such shares.
For further information, please contact:
Liz Scorer 020 7573 0727
Neil Doyle / Ed Berry 020 3727 1141 / 1046
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 derivatives 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 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)