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Notification of major interest in shares

Posted:
31/8/2012

RNS Number: 2573L
IG Group Holdings plc
31 August 2012

TR-1: 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 qualifying 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

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):

 

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)

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

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 29 August 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified: 30 August 2012

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: L&G (Below 3%)

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares 

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Ordinary GBP0.00005

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares

Number of Voting Rights
14,287,840 

(As on 03/04/2009)

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of Shares

Number of voting rights

Direct Indirect

% of  voting rights

Direct Indirect

 

Below 3%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/Conversion Period

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

Percentage of voting rights

Below 3%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the

financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)  

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)  

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (Below 3% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH) 

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited  (PMC)       Legal & General Assurance Society Limited  (LGAS & LGPL) 

Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct)  (LGPL)

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  363,315,023 

14. Contact name:

Bridget Messer 
Company Secretary 
IG Group Holdings plc

15. Contact telephone number: 020 7573 0064