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

Posted:
8/3/2017

RNS Number: 8975Y
IG Group Holdings plc
8 March 2017

IG Group Holdings Plc (the “Company”), a global leader in online trading was notified on 6 March 2017 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 notification as required by the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Dividend Reinvestment

On 3 March 2017, 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 Analytics 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.
63 £5.341
London, United Kingdom 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.
66 £5.341

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. 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

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)

£5.341

63

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

63

£336.50

e)

Date of the transaction

3 March  2017

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)

£5.341

66

d)

Aggregated information

Aggregated volume

Price

 

66

£352.52

e)

Date of the transaction

3 March 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)