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Notification of major interest in shares

Posted:
5/12/2011

The identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached here.

RNS Number: 3479T 
IG Group Holdings plc
5 December 2011

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

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 Yes

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):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: iii Cantillon Capital Management LLC

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv Bank of New York Mellon, State Street Bank, Northern Trust Bank, JP Morgan

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v 1 December 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified: 2 December 2011

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed o 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
GB00B06QFB75

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of Shares
18,139,714

Number of Voting Rights
18,139,714

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares
Direct

Number of voting rights
Direct xi

Indirect xii
18,219,714

% of  voting rights x

Direct

Indirect
5.016%                         

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument
N/A

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
N/A

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/Conversion period xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights xix, xx
Nominal

Delta

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights
18,219,714

Percentage of voting rights
5.016%      

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

William von Mueffling is the sole shareholder of Cantillon, Inc., the Corporate General Partner of Cantillon Management LP, which is the sole member of Cantillon Capital Management LLC.

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:

Claire Whiteley
Assistant Company Secretary
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7896 0011