Direct Line Ins Grp (DLG) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 1363P Direct Line Insurance Group PLC 19 October 2012 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Direct Line Insurance Group plc 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights 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): Exercise of over-allotment option X 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the The Royal Bank of Scotland notification obligation: Group plc 4. Full name of shareholder(s): The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (if different from 3) 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 18/10/2012 6. Date on which issuer notified 19/10/2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 66% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering of shares triggering transaction transaction Number of Number of Number of Number of % of voting If possible shares Voting Rights shares voting rights using the rights ISIN CODE Ord GBP 0.10 Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect 1,046,708,583 1,046,708,583 979,208,583 979,208,583 65.28% GB00B89W0M42 B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting rights that may be % of financial date acquired if the instrument is voting instrument Conversion exercised/converted rights Period C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Expiration Exercise/ Number of % of voting financial Price date voting rights instrument Conversion rights Period instrument refers to Nominal Delta Total A + B + C Number of Voting Rights Percentage of Voting Rights 979,208,583 65.28% 9: Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (65.28%) Proxy Voting 10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A 13. Additional information: This Notification is based on a Voting Rights figure of 1,500,000,000. 14. Contact name: RBS Group - Richard Hopkins Direct Line Group - Robert Franklin 15. Contact telephone number: RBS Group - 0207 672 0354 Direct Line Group - 020 8285 3764 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLMLBJTMBABBAT -0- Oct/19/2012 14:02 GMT
Direct Line Ins Grp DLG Holding(s) in Company
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