Corporate account

We offer a complete trading solution for corporate and institutional clients, 
built around powerful technology, a huge range of markets and dedicated support. 

Find out more by calling +44 20 7573 0219

All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

Who trades with us?

We tailor our services to benefit a range of different organisations: 

  • Investment managers 
  • Trading arcades 
  • Online brokers 
  • Money managers 
  • Corporations and proprietary trading houses 
  • Hedge funds 
  • Individual corporate trading vehicles

Don’t fall into one of these categories? We may still be able to help.

Contact us to discuss on or +44 20 7573 0219.

What can we offer?

Our institutional clients enjoy quality trading services from a global market leader.

  • Financial security of an established FTSE 250 company
  • Easy access to over 10,000 markets
  • Direct market access solutions
  • FIX API support
  • Smart Order Router and MTF sourcing
  • 24-hour technical support
  • Transparent charging
  • Tiered margining

Why IG?

Over 10,000 markets from one account

We offer an exceptional range of trading opportunities. Please contact us to discuss your exact market requirements.

Superior pricing and execution

As an institutional client you’ll benefit from our full range of market-leading trading functionality - including L2 Dealer, our downloadable direct market access (DMA) platform.

Our systems are built to execute large volumes of trades at lightning-fast speeds:

  • Over 4.8 million deals executed a month1
  • 99.18% of deals transacted in 0.1 seconds or less2
  • Core platform uptime of 99.98%3
  • Our best possible prices sourced from multiple venues
  • Better execution thanks to increased liquidity
  • Smart order routing technology that automatically sources optimum prices 
  • Free live price feeds from MTFs 
  • No requotes with IG’s own platforms4
  • Price improvement technology could give you a better price if the market moves in your favour as you place a deal

Our pricing and execution technology

Cutting edge trading tools and technology

L2 Dealer

With L2 Dealer you can execute directly into the order books of all the major UK, US and European equity exchanges, plus several multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and forex liquidity providers.

  • See the full market depth for each stock with level two prices 
  • Place anonymous orders inside the market spread or at key levels
  • Simultaneously create parallel CFD positions 

Find out more about L2 Dealer

FIX trading

We offer both DMA and OTC solutions via the industry standard FIX Protocol.

  • FIX DMA – Access underlying exchanges and use algorithms to trade automatically
  • FIX OTC – Expand your range of products by using FIX to offer our OTC prices

More about FIX API

Web-based and mobile dealing

Explore our award-winning web-based dealing platform and mobile apps.

Competitive charging

We aim to keep our charging clear, simple and as low as possible. 

Our spreads start at just 1 point for popular indices and 0.8 pips on major forex pairs. Share CFDs are available at the underlying market price, with commissions from 0.1% on UK and leading US shares.

We don't charge platform fees for active traders. Share exchange live prices and ProRealTime charts fees are refunded if you place a minimum number of trades each month.

Other charges include:

  • Overnight funding
  • Currency conversion
  • Limited risk premium
  • Inactivity fee

View our charges in full

Low margins

We offer competitively low margins across all our markets. And our tiered approach to margining means we can keep margin rates as low as possible for larger aggregate positions.

Find out more about tiered margining

How to get in touch

Contact us

Find out more about trading with us by calling or emailing

+44 20 7573 0219

Apply directly

If you wish to apply directly, please complete one of the following forms and return it to us along with the necessary supporting documentation.6

New clients

Standalone CFD account: corporate application form (PDF, 1.09MB)

CFD and Stockbroking account (dual form): corporate CFD and stockbroking form (PDF, 749KB)

Existing clients

If you wish to add an account to your exisiting account please complete one of the following:

Additional CFD account: additional corporate account form (PDF, 587KB)

Add a Stockbroking account: stockbroking collateral form (PDF, 618KB)

Add a MetaTrader 4 account: MT4 account form (PDF, 588KB)

You may either email us your application to or send to the address below:

IG Institutional Sales Desk
Cannon Bridge House
25 Dowgate Hill
United Kingdom

Before you apply, it is important to read our risk disclosure notice and customer agreements. Our order execution policyconflicts policy and complaints information are also available if you want to know more.

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Dedicated support

Our support teams – including dedicated IT experts – are available around the clock, so you never have to worry about technical issues disrupting your trading.

We also provide a telephone brokerage service to help institutional clients work large algorithmic orders, and offer a comprehensive program for running statements and reports.

Established and secure

Part of IG Group Holdings plc, we are a globally successful business, with offices in 16 countries and more than 136,000 active clients worldwide.

We are the market leading provider of CFDs and financial spread betting5

IG Group Holdings is a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of £2 billion (May 2013)

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1 Average per month, IG globally (12 months to February 2015)

2 99.18% of trades executed in 0.1 seconds: average per month, IG globally (12 months to February 2015)

3 99.98% core platform uptime: average per month, IG globally (12 months to February 2015)

4 Excludes MT4, a third-party platform licensed to IG

5 For CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, July 2014; number of active UK financial spread betting accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report October 2014)

Our stockbroking service is only available to clients in the UK, Ireland and Gibraltar, and clients in the Crown Dependencies

Contact us

We're here 24hrs a day from 8am Sunday to 10.15pm Friday,
and 9am to 5pm Saturday.

0800 409 6789

You can also call 0207 896 0079 or