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Notification of Director Transactions

Posted:
23/10/2012

RNS Number: 3076P
IG Group Holdings plc
23 October 2012

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

IG Group Holdings plc (the "Company" or “IG”) has been notified of the following transactions carried out by its directors in respect of IG's ordinary shares of 0.005p each (the "IG Shares").

On 22 October 2012:
Peter Hetherington exercised an option to acquire 13,693 IG Shares. Following this transaction, Peter Hetherington has an interest in 113,693 IG Shares.
Tim Howkins exercised an option to acquire 10,303 IG Shares. Following this transaction, Tim Howkins has an interest in 3,901,692 IG Shares.

This notice is being issued in accordance with DTR 3.1.4R(1).

Director Date Date of notification Nature of transaction Price per share in pence Shares held following transaction (%)

P G Hetherington

23/10/12

22/10/12

2009 LTIP: 13,693 IG Shares

n/a

113,693 (0.03%)

T A Howkins

23/10/12

22/10/12

2009 LTIP: 10,303 IG Shares

n/a

3,901,692 (1.07%)

Notes
2009 LTIP: The partial exercise of an LTIP option granted on 25 September 2009 to acquire ordinary shares of IG Group Holdings plc pursuant to the LTIP award employee share scheme approved by shareholder resolution at an EGM of the Company on 27 April 2005.

For further information, please contact:

IG Group
Kieran McKinney
Head of Investor Relations 020 7573 0026

FTI
Neil Doyle/Ed Berry 020 7269 7237/7297