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Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
2/4/2009

RNS Number: 9968P
IG Group Holdings plc
02 April 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):______________ no

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): 31 March 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified: 1 April 2009

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 5%

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 - 20,233,866 
Number of voting rights - 20,233,866 
Number of shares - 17,564,421 
Number of voting rights: Direct - 8,755,818, Indirect - 8,808,603 
Percentage of voting rights: Direct - 2.435%, Indirect - 2.450%

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 - 17,564,421
Percentage of voting rights - 4.885%

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