About IG

For 45 years we’ve been at the forefront of innovation in trading, with our award-winning technology offering both high-speed execution and unparalleled access to liquidity. Our clients trust our status as a FTSE 250 company, our £3.1 billion market cap,1 and our exceptional balance sheet strength.

Strength the world over

We’re the world’s no.1 retail CFD provider,2 handling over 8 million transactions a month3 for over 178,000 active clients around the world from our London headquarters in the heart of the City.

Since our inception we’ve expanded operations to the world’s leading financial districts, building our relationships with global liquidity providers and serving clients in 156 countries. We launched our FINMA-regulated subsidiary, IG Bank S.A., in Switzerland in 2014.

Our core principles


We’re a trusted, multinational organisation, employing over over 1,788 staff in 14 countries. Our well-capitalised, debt-free balance sheet and consistently strong growth are further proof of our stability through turbulent times.


We pride ourselves on the hallmark quality of our customer service. Our dedicated institutional team is on hand around the clock to offer expert support and facilitate our clients’ trading.


We began in 1974 as IG Index, offering investors a new way to trade on the price of gold. Since then we’ve continued to change the face of trading, providing clients with both DMA and OTC access to a massive 16,000 markets.


We’ve developed a range of award-winning platforms for professional and retail use, as well as offering access to our formidable back-end via APIs. We also offer a proprietary advanced reporting tool, among other institutional solutions.

Contact us

Let us create a solution tailored for your needs. Get in touch with our Swiss-based team by phone or email to discuss your objectives, or request a brochure.

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1 Based on the share price at 31 May 2018.

2 Based on revenue excluding FX (published half yearly financial statements, June 2019).

3 Average for FY 2018.