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Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
25/8/2009

RNS Number: 9906X
IG Group Holdings
25 August 2009

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: IG Group Holdings PLC

2. Reason for notification (yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights Yes

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached  No

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights No

Other (please specify):______________ N/A

3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation: Janus Capital Management LLC ("Janus")

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3): 

5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different): 21 August 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified: 24 August 2009

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 7%

8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares 

Ordinary Shares 
ISIN:ISIN: 
GB00B06QFB75 

Situation previous to the triggering transaction 

Number of shares
25,966,174

Number of voting rights
25,966,174

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares 
24,829,623 

Number of voting rights 

24,829,623 
Direct  

Indirect

Percentage of voting rights 

6.90% 
Direct  

Indirect

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument 

Expiration date 

Exercise/ conversion period/date  

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted) 

Percentage of voting rights 

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights 
24,829,623

Percentage of voting rights 
6.90%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of proxy holder: Janus Capital Management LLC 

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 1,136,551 

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 21 August 2009

13. Additional information: 

14 Contact name: Guy Abbi, Company Secretary, IG Group Holdings plc 

15. Contact telephone name: 020 7896 0011