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

Posted:
24/1/2017

RNS Number: 9459U
Released 08:36 24-Jan-2017
IG Group Holdings plc
24 January 2017

IG Group Holdings Plc (the “Company”), a global leader in online trading was notified on 24 January  2017 of the following transaction carried out in respect of the Company’s ordinary shares of 0.005p each (“Ordinary Shares”) by Peter Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer of the Company (the “Transaction”).

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

Purchase of Shares

Date and place  of Transaction

Director/ Person Dealing

Nature of Transaction

Price per Share

24/01/2017
United Kingdom

Peter Hetherington

Purchase of  200,000 Ordinary Shares

£5.496

 

For further information, please contact:
IG Group
Kieran McKinney
Head of Investor Relations          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. IG provides its clients with the option of a no-negative guarantee on trading accounts and it now offers an execution-only stockbroking service in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Australia, 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, October 2016)

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

 Peter Hetherington

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

A Director and Chief Executive Officer of IG Group Holdings Plc

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

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

£5.496

200,000

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

200,000

£1,099,100

e)

Date of the transaction

24 January 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)