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


RNS Number: 9191N
Released 14:32 23 January 2019
IG Group Holdings plc (the “Company”)

IG Group Holdings Plc, a global leader in online trading, confirms that it was today notified of the following transaction carried out in respect of the Company’s ordinary shares of 0.005p each (“Ordinary Shares”) by June Felix, Chief Executive Officer (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 Nature of Transaction Price per Share
23 January 2019, United Kingdom
June Felix Purchase of 17,000 Ordinary Shares £5.858

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

  1. Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 
    Name: June Felix
  2. Reason for the notification 
    Position/status: Chief Executive Officer of IG Group Holdings Plc
    Initial notification/Amendment: Initial Notification
  3. Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
    Name: IG Group Holdings Plc
    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
    Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument: Ordinary Shares of 0.005 pence
    Identification code: GB00B06QFB75
    Nature of the transaction: Purchase of Ordinary Shares
    Price(s) and volume(s): Price(s) = £5.858, Volume(s) = 17,000
    Aggregated volume: 17,000
    Aggregated price: £99,579.38 
    Date of the transaction: 23 January 2019
    Place of the transaction: London Stock Exchange (XLON) 

Further information

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

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under Article 17 of the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR"). Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service ("RIS"), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

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).