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Notification of major interest in shares

Posted:
2/4/2013

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

RNS Number: 3818B
IG Group Holdings plc
2 April 2013

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): ___________ 

IG Group issued additional shares, diluting Cantillon’s rights holdings below 5%

 

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

The Capital Group Companies, Inc

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

See Schedule A

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

28/03/2013

6. Date on which issuer notified:

01/04/2013

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

Below 4%

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

Indirect

Indirect

Indirect

Ordinary GBP0.00005 (ISIN: GB00B06QFB75)

14,761,189

14,761,189

13,572,505

13,572,505

3.7205%

 

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

 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

13,572,505

3.7205%

 

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

See Schedule A

 

 

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:

Notification using the total voting rights figure of  364,799,206

14. Contact name:

Bridget Messer, Company Secretary,
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7896 0011

Schedule A

As of 28 March 2013

IG Group Holdings plc

 

Number of Shares

Percent of Outstanding

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. (“CG”) holdings

13,572,505

3.721%

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

 

 

  • Capital Research and Management Company

13,572,505

3.721%

  • The Income Fund of America