FORM 6-K
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
 
 
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
 
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For the month of March 2017
Commission File Number: 001-10306
 
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
 
RBS, Gogarburn, PO Box 1000
Edinburgh EH12 1HQ
 
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
 
Form 20-F X
 
Form 40-F ___
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):_________
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):_________
 
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
 
Yes
  ___
No X
 
 
If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- ________
 
 
 
The following information was issued as Company announcements in London, England and is furnished pursuant to General Instruction B to the General Instructions to Form 6-K:
 
 
 
 
Exhibit No. 1
Director/PDMR Shareholding dated 08 March 2017
Exhibit No. 2
Morgan Stanley European Financials Conference dated 21 March 2017
Exhibit No. 3
Total Voting Rights dated 31 March 2017
 
 
 
Exhibit No. 1
 
 
8 March 2017
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Legal Entity Identifier: 2138005O9XJIJN4JPN90
 
 
INITIAL NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY ("PDMRs") IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 19 OF THE EU MARKET ABUSE REGULATION 596/2014
 
1.   The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (the "Company") announces that conditional deferred awards over ordinary shares of £1 each in the Company ("Shares") (ISIN: GB00B7T77214) vested on 7 March 2017 to the PDMRs set out below. The conditional deferred awards were granted under the RBS 2010 Deferral Plan in March 2014 and the RBS 2014 Employee Share Plan in March 2015. The number of Shares withheld to meet associated tax liabilities arising on vesting and the number of vested Shares retained by each PDMR is set out below:-
 
 
Name of PDMR
Position of PDMR
No. of Shares vested
No. of Shares withheld to satisfy associated tax liability
No. of vested Shares retained
Mark Bailie
Chief Operating Officer
326,139
153,286
172,853
Chris Marks
CEO, NatWest Markets
326,139
153,286
172,853
Alison Rose
CEO, Commercial & Private Banking
66,733
31,365
35,368
 
The above transactions took place outside of a trading venue.  The market price used to determine the number of Shares withheld to meet associated tax liabilities was £2.389. Shares retained after payment of associated tax liabilities are subject to a six month retention period from vesting and are held in the Computershare Retained Shares Nominee account.
 
 
2.   The Company announces that conditional long term incentive awards over Shares vested on 7 March 2017 to the PDMRs set out below.  The conditional long term incentive awards were granted under the RBS 2010 Long Term Incentive Plan in March 2014 (or as otherwise stated).  The number of Shares withheld to meet associated tax liabilities arising on vesting and the number of vested Shares retained by each PDMR is set out below:-
 
 
Name of PDMR
Position of PDMR
No. of Shares vested
No. of Shares withheld to satisfy associated tax liability
No. of Shares retained
Elaine Arden
Chief HR Officer
137,279
64,522
72,757
Mark Bailie
Chief Operating Officer
45,760
21,508
24,252
Chris Marks
CEO, NatWest Markets
45,760
21,508
24,252
Leslie Matheson
CEO, Personal & Business Banking
152,533
71,691
80,842
Ross McEwan
Chief Executive
512,509
240,880
271,629
Simon McNamara
Chief Administrative Officer
266,932
125,459
141,473
Alison Rose
CEO,
Commercial & Private Banking
144,906
68,106
76,800
David Stephen
Chief Risk Officer
183,039
86,029
97,010
Ewen Stevenson1
Chief Financial Officer
288,257
135,481
152,776
 
1
Granted and announced on 19 May 2014.
 
The above transactions took place outside of a trading venue.  The market price used to determine the number of Shares withheld to meet associated tax liabilities was £2.389. Shares retained after payment of associated tax liabilities are subject to a six month retention period from vesting and are held in the Computershare Retained Shares Nominee account.
 
3.   The Company announces that conditional long term incentive awards over Shares have been granted on 7 March 2017 under the RBS 2014 Employee Share Plan to the PDMRs set out below.  The awards are eligible to vest between years 2020 and 2024 (or as otherwise stated), subject to the achievement of performance conditions. Malus provisions will apply up until vest and clawback provisions will apply for a period of seven years from the date of grant, extended to ten years if events are under investigation at the end of the seven year period.
 
 
 
Name of PDMR
Position of PDMR
Maximum no. of
Shares eligible to vest
Mark Bailie
Chief Operating Officer
900,920
Chris Marks
CEO, NatWest Markets
900,920
Leslie Matheson
CEO, Personal & Business Banking
517,770
Ross McEwan2
Chief Executive
1,188,800
Simon McNamara
Chief Administrative Officer
497,060
Alison Rose
CEO,
Commercial & Private Banking
745,589
David Stephen
Chief Risk Officer
579,903
Ewen Stevenson2
Chief Financial Officer
954,768
David Wheldon
Chief Marketing Officer
310,662
 
2
Awards for Mr McEwan and Mr Stevenson are eligible to vest between 2021 and 2024.
 
The above transactions took place outside of a trading venue.  The market price per Share used on the grant of the above awards was £2.4142Vested Shares retained after payment of associated tax liabilities will be subject to a six month retention period.
 
4.  The Company announces that it was notified on 3 March 2017 that Elaine Arden, Chief HR Officer, sold 70,082 Shares on that date at a price of £2.44 per Share. The transactions took place on the London Stock Exchange (XLON). 
 
     
Person responsible for making notification:-
Aileen Taylor, Company Secretary
 
For further information contact:-
 
RBS Investor Relations
Alexander Holcroft
Head of Equity Investor Relations
+44 20 7672 1758
 
RBS Media Relations  
+44(0)131 523 4205
 
 
 
Exhibit No. 2
 
 
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc "RBS" - Morgan Stanley European Financials Conference
 
 
 
 
 
Ross McEwan, RBS CEO, will participate in a fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley European Financials Conference in London on Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 09:40am (GMT).  A live audio webcast will be available on our website www.rbs.com/ir.
 
 
For further information:
 
Investor Relations
Matt Waymark
Head of Investor Relations
+44 (0) 20 7672 1758
 
 
If you would like a copy of this presentation in a different format (eg. large print, audio or braille) please contact the Investor Relations team on +44 20 7672 1758 or investor.relations@rbs.com.
 
 
LEI: 2138005O9XJIJN4JPN90
 
 
Exhibit No. 3
 
 
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Total Voting Rights - Conformity with the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules
 
In conformity with the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ('RBSG') hereby notifies the following in respect of its issued share capital with voting rights as at 31 March 2017:-
 
 
Share Class and nominal value
Number of Shares issued
Voting rights per share
Total Voting rights -
31 March 2017
Ordinary shares of £1
11,842,371,071
4
47,369,484,284
11% Cumulative Preference Shares of £1
500,000
4
2,000,000
5.5% Cumulative Preference Shares of £1
400,000
4
1,600,000
 Total:
11,843,271,071
 
47,373,084,284
 
of which none are held in Treasury.
 
Shareholders may use the above figures for their calculations to determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
 
 
 
Legal Entity Identifier: 2138005O9XJIJN4JPN90     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: 31 March 2017
 
 
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP plc (Registrant)
 
 
By:
/s/ Jan Cargill
 
 
Name:
Title:
Jan Cargill
Deputy Secretary