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Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
5/11/2009

RNS Number: 0640C
IG Group Holdings plc
05 November 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): 3 November 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified: 4 November 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:GB00B06QFB75

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares
24,922,504

Number of voting rights
24,922,504

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares
25,538,483

Number of voting rights
Direct
25,538,483

Percentage of voting rights
Direct
7.09%

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
25,538,483

Percentage of voting rights
7.09%

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:N/A

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A

13. Additional information:

14 Contact name:

Guy Abbi,
Company Secretary
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone name: 020 7896 0011