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Notification of major interest in shares


RNS Number: 4310L
IG Group Holdings plc ('the Company')
29 July 2011



1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii IG Group Holdings plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify): Transition out by a segregated fund x

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: iii Artemis Investment Management LLP

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv
St. James’s Place UK and International Income Unit Trust
MT Total Return Fund
Artemis Strategic Assets Fund
BBC Pension Scheme
Barclays UK Equity Income Fund Artemis IMP S2
Barclays UK Equity Income Fund Artemis IMP S1
Artemis UK Hedge
Charities Pool (COL)
Hampstead Heath (COL)
Artemis Institutional Equity Income Fund
P&O Pension Scheme
BHS Pension Scheme
BHS Senior Management Scheme
City of London Pension A/c
City of London Cash A/c
Artemis Income Fund

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v 21 July 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified: 28 July 2011

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii 5%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE 

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of Shares

Number of Voting Rights 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares 


Number of voting rights
Direct xi

Indirect xii 

% of  voting rights x


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date xiii

Exercise/Conversion Period xiv

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights


C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/Conversion period xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights xix, xx



Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A

13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:
Bridget Messer
Company Secretary
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number: +44 (0)20 7573 0071