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Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
14/4/2009

RNS Number: 5108Q 
IG Group Holdings plc 
14 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):______________ 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): 8 April 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified: 9 April 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= Ordinary Shares 
ISIN: GB00B06QFB75 

Situation previous to the triggering transaction 

Number of shares 
21,221,260 

Number of voting rights 
21,221,260 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 

Number of shares 
21,959,119 

Number of voting rights 
21,959,119 
Direct

Indirect

Percentage of voting rights 
6.11% 
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 
21,959,119 

Percentage of voting rights 
6.11% 

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: Kathy Valenta 

15. Contact telephone name: 303-336-4528 

Annex: Notification of major interests in shares

A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation

Full name (including legal form of legal entities) 
Janus Capital Management, LLC

Contact address (registered office for legal entities) 
151 Detroit St. 
Denver, CO 80206 
USA 

Phone number & email 
303-336-4528 
kathy.valenta@janus.com 

Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons) 

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable 

Full name 

Contact address 

Phone number & email 

Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation) 

C: Additional information