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RBS Securities Celebrates the Launch of Five Exchange Traded Notes at the New York Stock Exchange

Jim Rogers, Prominent Stock Market and Commodities Investor, Rings The Closing BellŪ

For Release: 06 Feb 13
Who/What:
On Friday, February 8 executives and guests of RBS Securities Inc. will visit the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the launch of  five exchange-traded products in its growing suite of exchange traded notes (ETNs). The RBS Rogers Enhanced Commodity Exchange Traded Notes will be issued by The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS plc). The series launched on November 15, 2012 and is listed on NYSE Arca.
 
To mark this occasion, Jim Rogers, Prominent Stock Market and Commodities Investor will ring The Closing Bell.
 
The following are the RBS Rogers ETNs and their exchange ticker symbols.
o RBS Rogers Enhanced Commodity ETN (RGRC)
o RBS Rogers Agriculture ETN (RGRA)
o RBS Rogers Enhanced Energy ETN (RGRE)
o RBS Rogers Enhanced Industrial Metals ETN (RGRI)
o RBS Rogers Enhanced Precious Metals ETN (RGRP)
 
When/Where:
Friday, February 8, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.            The Closing Bell rings    
                                                                                 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147 or adrizis@nyx.com.
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285),Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo nysetv1(212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
 
Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell
 
About RBS Markets & International Banking (M&IB):
RBS Markets & International Banking (M&IB) is a leading banking partner to major corporations, financial institutions, government and public sector clients around the world. M&IB provides an extensive range of products and services in debt financing, global markets, risk management, investor products, financial advisory and transaction services. The division focuses on long-term client relationships and excellence in product execution underpinned by global insight, local knowledge and a prudent and sustainable banking model to meet the evolving market and regulatory backdrop. Committed to serving clients' needs internationally, M&IB has on-the-ground operations in 38 countries.
 
About The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS):
The RBS Group is a large international banking and financial services company. Headquartered in Edinburgh, the Group operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia, serving over 30 million customers worldwide.
 
The Group provides a wide range of products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers through its two principal subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest, as well as through a number of other well-known brands including Citizens, Charter One, Ulster Bank, Coutts, Direct Line. RBS plc and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS Group) have filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the offering of RBS ETNs to which this communication relates. Before you invest in any RBS ETNs, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents that have been filed by RBS plc and RBS Group with the SEC for more complete information about RBS plc and RBS Group, and the offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, RBS plc, RBS Securities Inc. (RBSSI) or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus and the pricing supplement at no charge if you request it by calling 1-855-RBS-ETPS (toll-free). The RBS ETNs are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Beeland Interests Inc. ("Beeland Interests"), James B. Rogers, Jr. or Diapason Commodities Management SA ("Diapason"). Neither Beeland Interests, James B. Rogers, Jr. nor Diapason makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, nor accepts any responsibility, regarding the accuracy or completeness of this document, or the advisability of investing in securities or commodities generally, or in the RBS ETNs or in futures particularly. "Jim Rogers", "James Beeland Rogers, Jr.", "Rogers", "Rogers International Commodity Index", "RICI", "RICI Enhanced", and the names of all other RICI EnhancedSM Indices mentioned herein are trademarks, service marks and/or registered marks of Beeland Interests, Inc., which is owned and controlled by James Beeland Rogers, Jr., and are used subject to license. The personal names and likeness of Jim Rogers/James Beeland Rogers, Jr. are owned and licensed by James Beeland Rogers, Jr.
 
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