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

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

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

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                         Yes
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       Artemis Investment Management LLP on
to the                                 behalf of discretionary funds under
notification obligation: ^ iii          management
4. Full name of shareholder(s)          
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and
date on                                 19 December 2013
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:       20 December 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are
crossed or                              5%
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 rights
using          of                 of              of shares     rights                     ^x
the ISIN       Shares             Voting          Direct        Direct ^xi   Indirect     Direct   Indirect
CODE                              Rights                                      ^xii
GB0006616899   187,131,657        187,131,657     168,526,532   168,526,532   13,924,082   4.58%     0.38%


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 ^xiv        acquired if the         rights
                                                                         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        Expiration   Exercise/        Number of voting rights       % of voting
financial        price           date ^xvii  Conversion       instrument refers to         rights ^xix, xx
instrument                                     period ^xviii
                                                                                         Nominal  Delta
                                                                                                       

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                   Percentage of voting rights
182,450,614                                                4.96%

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:                 
                                             John Mills

                                             Deputy Group Company Secretary

                                             Direct : 020 7111 7333
14. Contact name:
                                             

                                             Louise Shield
                                             External Communications Director
                                             Direct: 020 7111 7047
                                             Mobile: 07786 114662
15. Contact telephone number:                As above

Contact:

RSA Insurance Group Plc