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Notification of Director Transactions

Posted:
8/10/2009

RNS Number: 4924A
IG Group Holdings plc
08 October 2009

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required by DTR 3.1.4R(1).

(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.

(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating to the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director/ person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.

(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer

IG Group Holdings plc

2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or (ii) DTR 3.1.4(R)(1)(c) a disclosure made in accordance with section 793 of the Companies Act 2006; or (iii) both (i) and (ii)

(i)

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

ANDREW MACKAY

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the connected person

N/A

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

N/A

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or financial instruments relating to shares

N/A

7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of shares held by each of them

N/A

8. State the nature of the transaction

N/A

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired

N/A

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed

N/A

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

13. Price per share or value of transaction

N/A

14. Date and place of transaction

N/A

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

N/A

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer complete the following boxes

17. Date of grant

24 September 2009

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

24 September 2012 to 30 September 2019

19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

Nil

20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

Conditional award of 288,583 Ordinary Shares of 0.005p each under Long Term Incentive Plan

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

0.005p (net)

22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following notification

712,347

23. Any additional information

NONE

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

GUY ABBI, COMPANY SECRETARY

020 7896 0011

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification

As above

Date of notification

8 October 2009