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Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Posted:
11/5/2009

RNS Number: 0160S 
IG Group Holdings plc 
11 May 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):    7 May 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:    8 May 2009

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

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 24,929,947

Number of voting rights 24,929,947   

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares 25,386,625

Number of voting rights   25,386,625 Direct Indirect   

Percentage of voting rights  7.06% 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   25,386,625

Percentage of voting rights   7.06%

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