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Notification of major interest in shares

Posted:
25/10/2010

RNS Number: 9383U
IG Group Holdings plc 
25 October 2010

Notification of major interest in shares

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

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

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify): ___________

 

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Artemis Investment Management LLP

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

St. James's Place UK and International Income Unit Trust
MT Total Return Fund
Artemis Strategic Assets Fund
SAUL
Skandia Investment Fund
BBC PENSION TRUST
L&G Barclays Income 2
L&G Barclays Income 1
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 Capital Fund
Artemis Income Fund

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):

19/10/2010

6. Date on which issuer notified:

20/10/2010

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

5%

8. Notified details:

 

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares 
if possible using
the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction

Resulting situation after
the triggering transaction

Number of Shares

Number of Voting
Rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Direct

Direct

Direct

GB00B06QFB75

18,156,273

18,156,273

17,822,650

17,822,650

4.93%

 

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date

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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date

Exercise/conversion period

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights

Nominal

Delta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

17,822,650

4.93%

 

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

 

 

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

   

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

   

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

   

 

13. Additional information:

 

14. Contact name:

Guy Abbi, Company Secretary, 
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7896 0011