RNS Number : 8458K
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC
12 July 2017
 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i


1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer


2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

x

Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

London, England

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v

Name

 

The Solicitor for the Affairs of Her Majesty's Treasury

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

London, England

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

6 July 2017

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

11 July 2017

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

70.85%


70.85%

47,624,155,516

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

71.85%


71.85%


 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Ordinary Shares of £1 each GB00B7T77214

33,737,934,076


70.85%












SUBTOTAL 8. A

33,737,934,076

70.85%

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights


















SUBTOTAL 8. B 1



 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights






















SUBTOTAL 8.B.2



 

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

x

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

UK Financial Investments Limited, a company wholly-owned by Her Majesty's Treasury, is entitled to exercise control over the voting rights which are the subject of this notification (pursuant to certain management arrangements agreed with Her Majesty's Treasury).

 

The solicitor for the affairs of Her Majesty's Treasury is acting as nominee for Her Majesty's Treasury.

The Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

70.85%


70.85%


















10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional informationxvi

 

The solicitor for the affairs of Her Majesty's Treasury is acting as nominee for Her Majesty's Treasury.

 

Place of completion

London, England

Date of completion

11 July 2017

 


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