RSA: RSA Insurance Group Plc: Holding(s) in Company

  RSA: RSA Insurance Group Plc: Holding(s) in Company

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

For filings with the FSA include the annex  
For filings with issuer exclude the annex

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
                                                        
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer        RSA Insurance Group
of existing shares to which voting rights are             plc
attached: ^ ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                            X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments
which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to         
which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic         
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                        
Other (please                                                         
specify):
3. Full name of person(s)
subject to the                        Abbey National Treasury Services Plc
notification obligation: ^ iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)         
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and
date on
which the threshold is crossed         1/10/2012
or
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer                2/10/2012
notified:
7. Threshold(s) that is/are
crossed or                             Below 3%
reached: ^vi, vii

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type     Situation previous
of            to the triggering                    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares         transaction

if possible    Number               Number          Number      Number of voting       % of voting
using          of                    of              of shares    rights                  rights ^x
the ISIN       Shares                Voting          Direct       Direct ^xi  Indirect   Direct  Indirect
CODE                                 Rights                                    ^xii
GB0006616899   120,119,565           120,119,565     50,807,479   50,807,479             1.43%    


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                                  Number of voting
Type of financial        Expiration         Exercise/             rights that may be           % of voting
instrument              date ^xiii        Conversion Period     acquired if the             rights
                                            ^xiv                  instrument is
                                                                  exercised/ converted.
                                                                                           

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of                                         Exercise/      Number of voting
financial        Exercise     Expiration     Conversion    rights instrument     % of voting rights
instrument        price         date ^xvii      period         refers to              ^xix, xx
                                                ^xviii
                                                                                 Nominal      Delta
                                                                                                  

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                    Percentage of voting rights
50,807,479                                                  1.43%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi


Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                         
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease                    
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                      
voting rights:

13. Additional information:                        
14. Contact name:                                   John Mills
15. Contact telephone number:                       020 7111 7000

Contact:

RSA Insurance Group Plc
 
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