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Director/PDMR Shareholding - Purchase of Shares

Posted:
2/11/2018

RNS: 0935G
Date: 01/11/2018
IG Group Holdings plc (the “Company”)
1 November 2018

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY/PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

Following the announcement of the appointment of June Felix as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 30 October 2018, IG Group Holdings Plc, a global leader in online trading, confirms that it was notified on 30 October 2018 and 31 October 2018 of the following transactions carried out in respect of the Company’s ordinary shares of 0.005p each (“Ordinary Shares”) by June Felix, Chief Executive Officer and Andy Green, Chairman of the Company respectively (the “Transactions”).

Details of the Transactions are set out below and in the attached notifications as required by the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Purchase of Shares

Date and place  of Transaction Director Nature of Transaction Price per Share

30/10/2018

United Kingdom

June Felix Purchase of 17,000 Ordinary Shares £6.0841

30/10/2018

United Kingdom

Andy Green Purchase of 8174 Ordinary Shares £6.0859

Further information

IG Group                                                                                              FTI Consulting

Liz Scorer                                                                                             Neil Doyle
020 7573 0727                                                                                     020 3727 1141
investors@iggroup.com                                                                       neil.doyle@fticonsulting.com

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under Article 17 of 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 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).