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Notification of transactions of persons discharging managerial responsibility ("PDMRs")

Posted:
31/8/2017

RNS Number: 0592P
Released 15:38 25-Aug-2017
IG Group Holdings plc
25 August 2017

IG Group Holdings Plc (the “Company”), a global leader in online trading, gives notice of the following transactions carried out in respect of the Company’s ordinary shares of 0.005p each (the “Ordinary Shares”) by a PDMR details of which are set out in the Notification of Transactions by PDMRs attached to this announcement as required by the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Sale of Shares

On 25 August 2017, the Company received notice of share sales from the PDMR as set out in the table below:

below:

PDMR

Date and Place of Transaction

Number of Shares Sold

Price per share sold

Kieran McKinney

 

 25/08/2017

London

29,565

£6.83

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Kieran McKinney

Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Affiars              020 7573 0026

FTI

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry                020 3727 1141 / 1046

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 spread betting 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 recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to 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, October 2016)

 

IG Group Holdings Plc

 Notification of transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMR)

 

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

 

Sale of Ordinary Shares

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)
£6.83 per share 29,565

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

Aggregated volume

 

Price

 

 

 

29,565

 

£201,928.95

e)

Date of the transaction

25 August 2017

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)