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IG Group Holdings plc

Posted:
4/10/2017

RNS Number: 6012S

Released: 16:16-03-Oct-17

IG Group Holdings plc

LEI No: 2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

3 October 2017

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

IG Group Holdings plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an “X” if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

 

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an “X”)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify)iii: To correct and substitute previous notification made on 14 September 2017

X

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

Massachusetts Financial Services Company ("MFS")

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Boston, USA

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v

Name

MFS invests in securities of the Issuer on behalf of its various mutual funds and institutional account clients.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

12/09/2017

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

29/09/2017

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

9.99

 

9.99

367,889,455

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

10.00

 

10.00

 

 

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

ORD GB00B06QFB75

 

36,785,758

 

9.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

36,785,758

9.99

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
datex

Exercise/
Conversion Periodxi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
datex

Exercise/
Conversion Period xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

 

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an “X”)

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii

 

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

 

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

6.85

 

6.85

MFS Heritage Trust Company

0.10

 

0.10

MFS Institutional Advisors, Inc.

0.32

 

0.32

MFS International Australia Pty. Ltd

0.03

 

0.03

MFS International (U.K.) Ltd.

2.40

 

2.40

MFS Investment Management K.K.

0.08

 

0.08

MFS International Singapore Pte. Ltd.

0.21

 

0.21

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

 

The number and % of voting rights held

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

 

11. Additional informationxvi

 

Place of completion

Boston, USA

Date of completion

28 September 2017