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 April 2016
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 Block listing Interim Review dated 07 April 2016
Exhibit No. 2 Form 8.3 - Electronic Data Processing plc dated 20 April 2016
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
Exhibit No. 1
 
 
 
BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN
 
 
INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS FORM MUST BE TYPED OR PRINTED ELECTRONICALLY AND PROVIDED TO AN RIS
Date: 7 April 2016
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 2007 Sharesave Plan
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
15,664,312
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
788 (previous return adjustment)
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
92,863
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
15,572,237
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 2007 Irish Sharesave Plan
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
1,428,722
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
2,234 and 788 (previous return adjustment)
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
1,425,700
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 1997 Sharesave Scheme
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
6,817,920
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
0
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
6,817,920
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 2007 Executive Share Option Plan
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
6,490,840
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
156,700
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
6,334,140
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 1999 Executive Share Option Scheme
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
5,342,057
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
0
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
5,342,057
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc Medium-term Performance Plan
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
991,141
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
0
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
991,141
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc Employee Share Ownership Plan
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
3,436,774
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
0
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
3,436,774
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 2010 Deferral Plan
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
33,168,672
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
23,175,311
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
9,993,361
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 2010 Long Term Incentive Plan
Period of return:
From:
1 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
16,431,833
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
1,816,333
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
14,615,500
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 2010 Company Share Option Plan (Option 2011)
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
800,000
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
0
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
800,000
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
Name of applicant:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Name of scheme:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc Employee Share Plan 2014
Period of return:
From:
01 October 2015
To:
31 March 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return:
38,318,679
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for):
0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G):
14,558,340
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period:
23,760,339
Name of contact:
Mr Andy Nicholson
Telephone number of contact:
0131 556 8555
 
 

Exhibit No. 2

 
 
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:
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
      The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.
N/A
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
      Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
Electronic Data Processing plc
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:
N/A
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure
18/04/2016
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?
If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"
NO
 
2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
 
If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.
 
(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:
Ordinary GBP 0.05 shares
 
Interests
Short positions
Number
%
Number
%
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:
281,250
2.2302
0
0.00
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0
0.00
0
0.00
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:
0
0.00
0
0.00
TOTAL:
281,250
2.2302
0
0.00
 
All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.
 
Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).
 
(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee 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
 
Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.
 
The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.
 
(a) Purchases and sales
 
Class of relevant security
Purchase/sale
Number of securities
Price per unit
       
 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions
 
Class of relevant security
Product description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Number of reference securities
Price per unit
         
 
(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)
 
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
 
Class of relevant security
Product description e.g. call option
Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.
Number of securities to which option relates
Exercise price per unit
Type
e.g. American, European etc.
Expiry date
Option money paid/ received per unit
               
 
(ii) Exercise
 
Class of relevant security
Product description
e.g. call option
Exercising/ exercised against
Number of securities
Exercise price per unit
         
 
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)
 
Class of relevant security
Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
Details
Price per unit (if applicable)
       
 
4. OTHER INFORMATION
 
 
(a) Indemnity and other dealing 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:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"
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 or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"
None
 
(c) Attachments
 
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?
NO
 
 
Date of disclosure:
20 April 2016
Contact name:
Richard Hopkins
Telephone number:
020 7672 0354
 
Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.
 
 
The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.
 
 
 
 

 
 
Date: 29 April 2016
 
 
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP plc (Registrant)
 
 
By:
/s/ Jan Cargill
 
 
Name:
Title:
Jan Cargill
Deputy Secretary