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Notification of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
31/1/2011

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

RNS Number: 3589A
IG Group Holdings plc
31 January 2011

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i

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 
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
SAUL
Skandia Investment Fund
BBC PENSION TRUST
L&G Barclays Income 2
L&G Barclays Income 1
Artemis UK Hedge
Charities Pool (COL)
Hampstead Heath (COL)
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 
28 January 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified: 
31 January 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 
GB00B06QFB75

Situation previous to the triggering transaction:

Number of Shares 
18,044,994 

Number of Voting Rights 
18,044,994 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:

Number of shares 
Direct
18,144,994 

Number of voting rights 
Direct xi 
18,144,994  

Indirect xii 

% of  voting rights x
Direct 
5.01%

Indirect

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    
Nominal 
Delta

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights 
18,144,994

Percentage of voting rights
5.01%

 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: 

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