IG Group Holdings plc provides leveraged derivatives and spread betting under the IG brand worldwide. Its CFDs (contracts for difference) are derivative contracts that enable clients to take advantage of changes in an asset's price.
The company also offers clients access to a range of risk-mitigation measures, including stops and limits and a limited risk account; and products, such as share dealing and investment portfolios, as well as enables clients to hold their investments in ISAs and SIPPs.
In addition, it operates North American Derivatives Exchange, a US-based retail-oriented exchange, which enables investors to trade options on global financial markets in retail-sized contracts; and IG trading platform for foreign exchange, as well as offers mobile apps.
It primarily serves retail clients, market professionals, corporate entities, and institutional clients.
The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.