Form 8.3 - RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC

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FORM 8.3                                          
 
 
PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY
A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR
MORE
Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")
 
 
1. KEY INFORMATION  
(a) Full name of discloser: Barclays PLC.
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC

  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
  offeror/offeree:  
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 17 August 2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?  
 
2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)
         
Class of relevant security:   ORD      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 7,068,409 0.70% 4,706,681 0.46%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,970,352 0.29% 1,838,621 0.18%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 15,000 0.00% 1,775,000 0.17%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 10,053,761 0.99% 8,320,302 0.82%
           
(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors and other executive options)
 
Class of relevant security in relation to
which subscription right exists  
Details, including nature of the rights
concerned and relevant percentages:  
 
3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE    
(a) Purchases and sales    
Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 438 5.0675 GBP
ORD Purchase 607 5.0550 GBP
ORD Purchase 985 5.0725 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,536 5.0815 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,976 5.0575 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,414 5.0593 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,726 5.0525 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,118 5.0870 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,351 5.0578 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,551 5.0739 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,862 5.0641 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,624 5.0555 GBP
ORD Purchase 30,911 5.0584 GBP
ORD Purchase 54,961 5.0645 GBP
ORD Purchase 91,846 5.0562 GBP
ORD Purchase 201,588 5.0600 GBP
ORD Purchase 306,147 5.0800 GBP
ORD Sale 438 5.0675 GBP
ORD Sale 985 5.0725 GBP
ORD Sale 1,976 5.0575 GBP
ORD Sale 3,059 5.0870 GBP
ORD Sale 3,726 5.0525 GBP
ORD Sale 4,711 5.0567 GBP
ORD Sale 5,280 5.0600 GBP
ORD Sale 5,473 5.0747 GBP
ORD Sale 15,302 5.0517 GBP
ORD Sale 53,004 5.0572 GBP
ORD Sale 305,504 5.0800 GBP
 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions      
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 100 5.0599 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 68,206 5.0559 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 9,862 5.0641 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 10,600 5.0738 GBP
ORD CFD Short 13,983 5.0763 GBP
ORD CFD Short 14,620 5.0564 GBP
ORD CFD Short 16,907 5.0607 GBP
ORD CFD Short 26,358 5.0627 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 49,592 5.0553 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 58,433 5.0576 GBP
ORD CFD Short 133,997 5.0587 GBP
ORD CFD Short 75,400 5.0624 GBP
(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying            
Class Product Writing, Number Exercise Type Expiry Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
               
 
(ii) Exercising      
Class of relevant Product description Exercising/ exercised against Number of Exercise price per
security     securities unit
         
 
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)    
Class of relevant Nature of Dealings Details Price per unit (if
security     applicable)
       
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and other dealings arrangements
Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:
 
 
 
NONE
(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives
Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to: (i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or (ii) the voting rights of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:
 
 
 
 
NONE
(c) Attachments
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? YES
Date of disclosure: 18 Aug 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635
 
SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS) DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.
 
 
Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")
1. KEY INFORMATION
Identity of the person whose positions/dealings Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC
relevant securities this from relates:  
 
2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES          
Class Product Writing, Number Exercise Type Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
ORD Put Options Purchased -30,000 520.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 15,000 540.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,720,000 540.0000 American 17 Jun 2016
ORD Call Options Written -25,000 560.0000 American 17 Jun 2016
 
3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.
Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully
understood:

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 480093
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150818T133853+0100

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