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Notification of transactions of persons discharging managerial responsibility

Posted:
7/3/2019

RNS Number: 2213S
Released: 07-Mar-2019 15:17
IG Group Holdings plc (the “Company”)
LEI No: 2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76
07 March 2019

IG Group Holdings Plc, a global leader in online trading was notified on 7 March 2019 of the following transactions carried out in respect of the Company’s ordinary shares of 0.005p each (“Ordinary Shares”) by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMRs).

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

Dividend Reinvestment

On 5 March 2019, the following PDMRs acquired Ordinary Shares in the Company:

Place of Transaction PDMR Nature of Transaction Number of Ordinary Shares Price per Share
London, United Kingdom

John Austin

(Chief Strategy 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.

127 £5.678
London, United Kingdom

Paul Mainwaring

(Chief Financial 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.

36 £5.678

Further information

IG Group
Liz Scorer
020 7573 0727
 
FTI Consulting
Neil Doyle
020 3727 1141

 

About IG

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial derivatives firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, which provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

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

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, February 2018).

IG Group Holdings Plc

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

 

John Austin

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chief Strategy 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)

£5.678

127

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

127

 

£721.17

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

05 March 2019

f)

 

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a)

 

Name

 

Paul Mainwaring

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chief Financial 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)

£5.678

36

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

36

 

£204.43

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

05 March 2019

f)

 

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)