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Notification of Director Transactions

Posted:
13/9/2011

RNS Number: 8687O
IG Group Holdings plc
13 September 2011

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

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

2.   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.

3.   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.

4.   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.
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.

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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

Nathaniel Bernard Le Roux

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

NO

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

The notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 3 above

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

Ordinary shares of 0.005p each

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

Nathaniel Bernard Le Roux

8.         State the nature of the transaction

Transfer of Ordinary Shares of IG Group Holdings plc by way of charitable gift for nil consideration 

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

40,000 Ordinary Shares

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

0.011%

13.        Price per share or value of transaction

N/A

14.        Date and place of transaction

22 September 2011, London

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

35,000 Ordinary Shares
0.010%

16.        Date issuer informed of transaction

22 September 2011

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

17.        Date of grant

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

23.        Any additional information

NONE

24.        Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Bridget Messer, Company Secretary
+44 (0)20 7896 0011

Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification

As above

Date of notification

23 September 2011