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Hello IG Community,

Can anyone advise - is it possible to set up automatic divided reinvestment on normal share dealing accounts and stocks and shares ISAs on IG and if so how would I do this?

Thanks for your help!

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On 18/11/2019 at 19:53, Guest Rodrigo said:

I would like IG to have dividends dripping program? Is that possible? 

I am am a long term accumulation investor. My portfolio is in millions. My Portfolio IG is only 3.5% of overall. The primary reason is the lack of DRIP. I don't care if they do or don't, other than I hate waste and commercial stupidity, obviously many do want it. In the meantime just Invest in II, or Halifax, it's included and cheap.

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I agree with all the above sentiments.  I've used several brokers before, such as ii, Halifax, etc. I assumed ALL online brokers and investment platforms included automated DRIP.  Shocked that IG do not!  Even more surprised at their complacency in not responding to this thread.

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5 hours ago, TobyThomas said:

I agree with all the above sentiments.  I've used several brokers before, such as ii, Halifax, etc. I assumed ALL online brokers and investment platforms included automated DRIP.  Shocked that IG do not!  Even more surprised at their complacency in not responding to this thread.


On 08/01/2021 at 11:02, WillC said:

Hi there,

Please could you explain why dividend reinvestment is not offered, and why there has been no update since the admin post on 20 Nov 2019.


On 09/12/2020 at 23:33, Guest Jess_1908 said:

I'd like an update on this too. I'm going to have to move my shares to another broker specifically for this reason.


On 29/10/2020 at 14:10, Mikey_2811 said:
On 17/10/2020 at 02:06, Guest Tak said:

Same, any updates?


On 13/09/2020 at 18:40, taffet87 said:

Any news here? I will probably give up and move the shares I hold elsewhere soon as IG seem remotely uniterested in this


On 06/08/2020 at 09:41, Sartois said:

Bump - update please.


On 21/07/2020 at 06:28, jeantan said:

Any update?


On 30/04/2020 at 15:42, lk8 said:

Any news on this?


Update please 

Hey all, 

There's a team currently working to add a dividend reinvestment plan. We don't have a time frame yet but I will update you. 

All the best

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Guest Maverick284

DRP should be made available on priority as it’s such a basic feature. IG would risk losing customers if this doesn’t happen at the earliest !

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6 hours ago, Rawly said:

It is funny that the IG website gives a definition about DRIP but does not offer it at the moment 

I like the platform but was surprised to see there was no option to reinvest Dividends after I signed up. Also would have thought since Jan 25th they may have been able to have come up with a solution by now.

Hi @Rawly,

IG is aware that it is an option that clients would like to see. I will forward your feedback to the relevant department to be reviewed.

Thank you - Arvin

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