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

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

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying            RSA Insurance Group
issuer of existing shares to which voting             PLC
rights are attached:
2. Reason for notification (yes/no)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                          Yes
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may
result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which           No
voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic       No
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                      No
Other (please specify):___________________________                    No
3. Full name of person(s)              Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its
subject to notification               group
obligation:
4. Full name of
shareholder(s) (if different           See additional information under 13.
from 3):
5. Date of transaction and
date on which the threshold            27 November 2013
is crossed or reached:
6. Date on which issuer                29 November 2013
notified:
7. Threshold(s) that is/are            Above the threshold of 5%
crossed or reached:

8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type    Situation previous
of shares    to the triggering     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
              transaction
If            Number      Number      Number        Number of                 Percentage
possible      of        of          of         voting                of voting           
use ISIN      shares      voting      shares        rights                    rights
code                      rights      Direct        Direct     Indirect      Direct      Indirect
                                      0

                                      

                                      661,309
US74971A                                        0
                                                                             0.000%
2069                                            
                                                                             
GB000661      N/A         N/A                   183,637,181     290                        0.000%
                                                                             0.018%
6899                                                                                   
                                                                             
             N/A         N/A                                  183,637,181                4.992%
                                                                             
                                               
                                                                             
                                               
                                      

                                      

                                      

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of     Expiration Exercise/  No. of voting rights that may be  Percentage
financial   date       conversion acquired if the instrument is     of voting
instrument             period     exercised/converted.              rights

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                  No. of
Type of      Exercise   Expiration   Exercise /   voting       Percentage of
financial   Price     date        conversion  rights      voting rights
instrument                           period       instrument
                                                  refers to
                                                          Nominal  Delta
CFD                                            200,000      0.005%    

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights  Percentage of voting rights
184,498,780               5.015%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or
the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., which through intermediate holding companies
controls the voting rights of Columbia Management Investment Advisers,
Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Threadneedle Management Luxembourg S.A. and
Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, which itself controls the voting
rights of Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle International Ltd
and Threadneedle Pensions Ltd.

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of 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

                              Registered Owner

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA08

                              141,442

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 41407

                              21,930,058

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 41408

                              946,750

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 47182

                              8,591,900

                              

                              The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited

                              A/c PTG 14556

                              200,000

                              

                              State Street Nominees Limited

                              A/c XC7N

                              10,747,509

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 683182

                              3,640,948

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 740190

                              965,607

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 739874

                              3,134,787

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 740311

                              467,836

                              

                              The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited

                              A/c PTG 15303 / 09997799

                              528,241

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 811056

                              231,071

                              

                              Nortrust Nominees LTD

                              A/c BBH05

                              735,536

                              

                              State Street Nominees Limited

                              A/c SHCE

                              2,118,502

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 7003989008

                              1,252,338

                              

                              William & Glyns (Isle of Man) Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 301780

13. Additional information:  256,166

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA01

                              1,390,000

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA03

                              29,609,738

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 07198

                              510,790

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 27642

                              150,519

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA09

                              72,707

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10479

                              80,258

                              

                              Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd

                              A/c WWSF0004002

                              1,348,591

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 18667

                              4,846,527

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10469

                              1,338,856

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10496

                              61,885,553

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10492

                              4,143,680

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10491

                              9,465,832

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10488

                              4,962,559

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10495

                              3,645,000

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA15

                              5,159,189

                              

                              Ameriprise Financial Inc

                              A/c

                              290
14 Contact name:              John Mills
15. Contact telephone name:   020 7111 7333

Contact:

RSA Insurance Group Plc