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Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Posted:
12/4/2011

The identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached.

RNS Number: 7451E
IG Group Holdings plc
12 April 2011

Notification of major interest 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 the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)

 

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

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify): ___________

 

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Cantillon Capital Management LLC

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

Bank of New York Mellon, State Street Bank, Northern Trust Bank, JP Morgan

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

08 April 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

11 April 2011

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 using
the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction

Resulting situation after
the triggering transaction

Number of Shares

Number of Voting
Rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting
rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

GB00B06QFB75

17,994,287

17,994,287

 

 

18,119,287

 

5.01%

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date

Exercise/conversion period

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights

Nominal

Delta

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

18,119,287

5.01%

 

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

William von Mueffling is the sole shareholder of Cantillon, Inc., the Corporate General Partner of Cantillon Management LP, which is the sole member of Cantillon Capital Management LLC.

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

  N/A 

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:

Registered Owner

14. Contact name:

Claire Whiteley, Assistant Company Secretary,
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7896 0011