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Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
12/3/2009

RNS Number: 77740 
IG Group Holdings plc 
12 March 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):______________

3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation: Standard Life Investments Ltd

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

5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different): 10 March 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified: 11 March 2009

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 6%

8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares (If possible use ISIN code): GB00B06QFB75

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares 21,179,993
Number of voting rights 21,179,993

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares 21,631,017
Number of voting rights: Direct 2.943% Indirect 3.073%
Percentage of voting rights: Direct 10,583,453 Indirect 11,047,564

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 21,631,017
Percentage of voting rights  6.016%

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

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

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

13. Additional information:

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

15. Contact telephone name: 020 7896 0011