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Notification of major interest in shares

Posted:
25/11/2013

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

RNS Number: 8928T
IG Group Holdings plc
25 November 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

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

 

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify):

 

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

BlackRock Inc.

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

 

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

19 November 2013

6. Date on which issuer notified:

21 November 2013

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

Holding has gone below 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

GB00B0
6QFB75

17,707,155

17,707,155

 

 

16,273,973

 

4.45%

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

CFD

 

 

 

1,909,620

0.52%

0.52%

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

18,183,593

4.97%

 

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

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited – 18,183,593 (4.97%)

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

     

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

 

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

      

 

13. Additional information:

 

14. Contact name:

Bridget Messer, Company Secretary,
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7896 0011