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Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Posted:
14/1/2009

RNS Number: 6631L
IG Group Holdings plc
14 January 2009

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS 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  1

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached 0

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights 0

Other (please specify): 0

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: LIONTRUST INVESTMENT SERVICES LIMITED

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

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different): 8/1/2009

6. Date on which issuer notified: 14/1/2009

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 
GB00B06QFB75

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction   

Number of Shares
17,869,663 

Number of Voting Rights
17,869,663 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 

Number of shares   
Direct 
18,296,879 

Number of voting rights   
18,296,879

Indirect  

% of voting rights 
Direct 
5.0887

Indirect

B: Financial Instruments 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction i

Type of financial instrument   
Not Applicable

Expiration date i 

Exercise/ Conversion  

Period/ Date   

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

% of voting rights 

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights % of voting rights

18,296,879 5.0887

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: 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: ADRIAN McCRORY 

15. Contact telephone number: 020 7412 1730