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 010 344 0054

Who trades with us?

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

  • Corporations and proprietary trading houses
  • Investment managers 
  • Trading arcades 
  • Online brokers 
  • Money managers 
  • 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 0800 195 3100.

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 15,000 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 15,000 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 7 million deals executed a month1
  • Core platform uptime of 100% (June 2016)2
  • 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 platforms3
  • Price improvement technology could give you a better price if the market moves in your favour as you place a deal

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 0.01% on UK and leading US shares and 0.2% on SA 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

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.

Cutting edge trading tools and technology

L2 Dealer

With L2 Dealer you can execute directly into the order books of all the major SA, 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 

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.

How to get in touch

Contact us

Find out more about trading with us by calling or emailing

0800 195 3100

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.

Corporate CFD account: corporate application form

Trust CFD account: trust application form

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

IG South Africa
1 Sandton Drive

Before you apply

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

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.

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

* Please note: MTFs are available on an international account only

1 Average per month, IG globally (12 months to August 2016)

2 100% core platform uptime: average per month, IG globally (12 months to August 2016)

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

For CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018).

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Contact us

24 hours a day from 10am Saturday to Friday night at midnight.

010 344 0053

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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.