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            16 December 2013
is crossed or reached:
6. Date on which issuer                18 December 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 possible    Number      Number      Number of       Number of                 Percentage
use ISIN       of        of          shares       voting                of voting           
code           shares      voting                      rights                    rights
                           rights      Direct          Direct     Indirect      Direct      Indirect


GB0006616899   N/A         N/A         1,718,189   1,718,189       186,984,122   0.047%       5.082%

                                                                                       

US74971A2069   N/A         N/A         0           0               460           0.000%       0.000%



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
188,902,771               5.134%

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

                              139,885

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 41408

                              946,750

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 47182

                              8,591,900

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c

                              200,000

                              

                              State Street Nominees Limited

                              A/c XC7N

                              10,933,133

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 683182

                              3,805,684

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 740190

                              986,330

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 739874

                              4,649,230

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 740311

                              467,836

                              

                              The Bank Of New York ( Nominees ) Limited

                              A/c PTG 15303 / 09997799

                              722,409

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 811056

                              309,160

                              

                              Nortrust Nominees LTD

                              A/c BBH05

                              974,670

                              

                              State Street Nominees Limited

                              A/c SHCE

                              2,118,502

                              

                              Securities Services Nominees Limited

                              A/c 1030030046H

                              633,164

                              

                              HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited

                              A/c 7003989008

                              1,252,338

                              

                              William & Glyns (Isle of Man) Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 301780

                              340,980

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA01

                              1,390,000

                              

13. Additional information:  Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA03

                              34,809,408

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 07198

                              1,519,895

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 27642

                              198,294

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA09

                              71,970

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10479

                              80,258

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA12

                              1,633,732

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA14

                              454,112

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 07207

                              2,262,999

                              

                              Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd

                              A/c WWSF0004002

                              1,808,301

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 18667

                              4,928,111

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10469

                              1,338,856

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10496

                              65,810,220

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10492

                              4,535,917

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10491

                              12,937,020

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10488

                              8,685,482

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c 10495

                              3,645,000

                              

                              Littledown Nominees Ltd

                              A/c ZLA15

                              5,720,765

                              

                              Ameriprise Financial Inc

                              A/c

                              460
14. Contact name:             John Mills
15. Contact telephone name:   020 7111 7333

Contact:

RSA Insurance Group Plc