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Notification of transactions of persons discharging managerial responsibility/person closely associated with them

Posted:
1/11/2016

RNS Number: 0327O
Released 15:28 01-Nov-2016
IG Group Holdings plc
1 November 2016

IG Group Holdings Plc (the “Company”), a global leader in online trading was notified on 31 October October 2016 of the following transactions carried out by Directors and PDMRs (together PDMRs) in respect of the Company’s ordinary shares of 0.005p each (“Ordinary Shares”). 

Details are set out below and in the attached notification as required by the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Dividend Reinvestment

On 28 October 2016, the following PDMRs acquired Ordinary Shares in the Company:

Date and place  of Transaction

PDMR

Nature of Transaction

Number of Ordinary Shares

Price per Share

28 October 2016

 

United Kingdom

Stephen Hill

(Non-Executive Director)

Purchase of direct beneficial interest

in Ordinary Shares as part of the

Company’s dividend reinvestment

plan.

   2301

£8.2425

Peter Hetherington

(Chief Executive Officer)

Purchase of Ordinary Shares under

the Company’s Share Incentive Plan

(SIP) held by the trustees of the SIP, as

part of the Company’s dividend

reinvestment plan.

       56

£8.2425

John Austin

(Chief Analytics Officer)

Purchase of  Ordinary Shares under

the SIP held by the trustees of the SIP, as

part of the Company’s dividend

reinvestment plan.

      94

£8.2425

Kieran McKinney

(Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs)

Purchase of Ordinary Shares under

the SIP held by the trustees of the SIP, as

part of the Company’s dividend

reinvestment plan.

      102

£8.2425

 

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Kieran McKinney

Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs        020 7573 0026

 

FTI Consulting

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry      020 3727 1141 / 1046

About IG

IG is a global leader in online trading, providing fast and flexible access to over 10,000 financial markets - including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries.

 Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, IG’s aim is to become the default choice for active traders globally. It is an award-winning multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex, and it now offers an execution-only stockbroking service in the UK, Australia, Ireland, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers limited risk derivatives contracts via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX, from published financial statements, September 2015.

 

IG Group Holdings Plc

 Notification of transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMR) and person closely associated with them

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 Stephen Hill

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Non-Executive Director

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

IG Group Holdings Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of 0.005 pence

 

 

GB00B06QFB75

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of Ordinary Shares under the Company’s Dividend Reinvestment Plan

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

£8.2425

2301

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

2301

 

£18,965.99

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

28 October 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

 Peter Hetherington

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chief Executive Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

IG Group Holdings Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of 0.005 pence

 

 

GB00B06QFB75

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of Ordinary Shares under

the Company’s Share Incentive Plan

(SIP) held by the trustees of the SIP, as

part of the Company’s dividend

reinvestment plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

£8.2425

56

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

 

56

£461.58

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

28 October 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

John Austin

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chief Analytics Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

IG Group Holdings Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of 0.005 pence

 

 

GB00B06QFB75

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of Ordinary Shares under

the Company’s Share Incentive Plan

(SIP) held by the trustees of the SIP, as

part of the Company’s dividend

reinvestment plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

£8.2425

94

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

94

 

£774.79

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

28 October 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

 

Name

 

Kieran McKinney

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

Initial Notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

IG Group Holdings Plc

b)

 

LEI

 

2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of 0.005 pence

 

 

GB00B06QFB75

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of Ordinary Shares under

the Company’s Share Incentive Plan

(SIP) held by the trustees of the SIP, as

part of the Company’s dividend

reinvestment plan.

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

£8.2425

102

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

102

 

£840.74

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

28 October 2016

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange (XLON)