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Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Posted:
14/3/2011

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

RNS Number: 9131C
IG Group Holdings plc
14 March 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:

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group

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

See additional information under 13

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

10/03/2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

11/03/2011

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

Above the threshold of 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

N/A

N/A

797,006

797,006

17,361,242

0.220%

4.796%

 

B: 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

18,158,248

5.016%

 

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

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., which through intermediate holding companies controls the voting rights of Columbia Management Investment Advisers, Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Threadneedle Management Luxembourg S.A. and Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, which itself controls the voting rights of Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle International Ltd and Threadneedle Pensions Ltd.

 

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

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 39364

1,647,494

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 41408

43,070

The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited        

A/c 52401 81

67,978

Ameriprise Financial Inc                         

A/c

164,700

HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd            

A/c 5000212310

540,132

The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited        

A/c PTG 10972

13,443

The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited        

A/c PTG 468

79,835

HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd            

A/c 2456820

125,567

KDTC KAS Depositary Trust Company                

A/c 223700533

430,300

The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited        

A/c 52260

362,328

The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited        

A/c 52266

249,327

The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited        

A/c 52286

496,442

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 07198

722,941

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 27642

74,065

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 10479

9,667

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c ZLA12

629,353

Littledown Nominees Ltd                           

A/c ZLA14

175,764

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 07207

1,809,842

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 07199

52,415

Roy Nominees                                     

A/c 104450

64,890

Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd                         

A/c WWSF0004002

584,461

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 18668

448,023

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 10491

2,788,987

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 10488

4,267,103

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 31348

501,086

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c ZLA15

1,809,035

14. Contact name:

Claire Whiteley, Assistant Company Secretary,
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7896 0011