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TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
     
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached: ii
RSA Insurance Group plc
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
notification obligation: iii
  The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
14 April 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified: 15 April 2014
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Above 5%
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the ISIN CODE

Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number
of
Shares
  Number
of
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
  Number of voting
rights
  % of voting rights x
Direct Direct xi   Indirect xii Direct   Indirect
Ordinary Shares (GB0006616899) 252,918,269 252,918,269     260,447,169   5.138%
 
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
  Expiration
date xiii
  Exercise/
Conversion Period xiv
  Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
  % of voting
rights
         
 
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
  Exercise price Expiration date xvii   Exercise/
Conversion period xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to   % of voting rights xix, xx
       

 

Nominal   Delta
   
 
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
260,447,169 5.138%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

See Schedule A

 
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

Deputy Group Company Secretary

Direct : 020 7111 7333

 

Louise Shield
External Communications Director
Direct: 020 7111 7047
Mobile: 07786 114662

15. Contact telephone number: As above

Schedule A

As of 14 April 2014

RSA Insurance Group plc    
Number of Percent of
Shares Outstanding
 
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 260,447,169 5.14%
 
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:
 
 
• Capital Guardian Trust Company 49,364,643 0.97%
 
• Capital International Limited 490,700 0.01%
 
• Capital International SÁrl 270,100 0.01%
 
• Capital Research and Management Company 210,321,726 4.15%

Short Name: RSA Ins Grp
Category Code: HOL
Sequence Number: 414486
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140416T105320+0100

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