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Royal Bank of Scotland - February 06th, 2019

Item 1: To allow the Company to make off-market purchases of its own share from HM Treasury

The Company seeks shareholder approval to make off-market purchases of its ordinary shares from The Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
µHM Treasury’.  Its controlling shareholder.  HM Treasury currently owns 62.33% of the share capital. The purpose of the proposed off-market purchase is to facilitate the return of the Company to private ownership, which has been identified as a a priority by the Company’s CEO and HM Treasury. Furthermore, the resolution of a long-standing legal dispute with US regulators has left the Company with £4bn of excess capital.  If this authority is exercised in full, HM Treasury’s shareholding in the Company’s ordinary shares may reduce from a 62.33% holding to a 57.34% holding, depending on whether the repurchased shares are cancelled by the Company.  HM Treasury is not permitted to vote on the resolution.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC

Royal Bank of Scotland Group is a banking and financial services company. Co.'s activities are organized in franchise basis; Personal and Business Banking (PBB) comprising UK PBB and Ulster Bank RoI segment, which serve individuals and small businesses in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland; Commercial & Private Banking comprising, Commercial Banking and Private Banking segment, which serve commercial, corporate and private banking in the U.K. and Western Europe; RBS International, which serves retail, commercial and financial institution in Jersey, Luxembourg and London; and NatWest Markets, which provides risk management and financing solutions through its trading and sales operations.

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