IG Group Hldgs plc IGG NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

  IG Group Hldgs plc (IGG) - NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

RNS Number : 6833P
IG Group Holdings plc
26 October 2012




IG Group Holdings Plc

26 October 2012

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i



TR-1:
 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are            IG Group Holdings PLC
attached:  ^ii
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 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                  BlackRock, Inc.
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                       24^th October 2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                       25^th October 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or               Holding has gone above 5%
reached: ^vi, vii



8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type of Situation previous         Resulting situation after the triggering
shares        to the triggering          transaction
              transaction
if possible   Number        Number       Number   Number of voting  % of voting
using         of            of           of       rights            rights ^x
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting       shares
                            Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                                                  ^xi    ^xii
GB00B06QFB75  N/A           N/A          N/A      N/A    17,707,155 N/A      4.87%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration     Exercise/          Number of voting    % of voting
instrument          date ^xiii     Conversion Period  rights that may be  rights
                                   ^xiv               acquired if the
                                                      instrument is
                                                      exercised/
                                                      converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of        Exercise     Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting     % of voting
financial      price        date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument    rights ^xix,
instrument                             period     refers to            xx
                                       ^xviii
                                                                      
CFD                                               596,125              Nominal Delta
                                                                       0.16%   0.16%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
18,303,280                                    5.04%



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



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:
                                                              

                                                       Bridget Messer

14. Contact name:                                     Company Secretary

                                                    IG Group Holdings plc

                                               
15. Contact telephone number:                        +44 (0)20 7896 0011



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