What is the ownership structure of RBS's issued ordinary share capital?
Please see equity ownership and statistics for information on the structure of our issued ordinary share capital.
On which stock exchanges are RBS ordinary shares listed?
Our ordinary shares primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange. Our ticker is "RBS LN" and the ISIN identifier is GB0007547838.
We also have a secondary listing in New York:
- New York Stock Exchange (ADR facility) - ticker "RBS US" - ISIN identifier is US7800977214
For further information on the New York Stock Exchange listing, please see the ADR FAQs below.
Where can I find information on the historic RBS ordinary share price?
Please use our share price chart tool to view historic share price information for ordinary shares and compare our share price to a variety of indices.
How can I buy or sell RBS ordinary shares?
They may be bought or sold through a share dealing service or stockbroker.
How can I buy RBS ordinary shares in the US?
You may buy RBS ordinary shares listed on the London Stock Exchange in the US through a broker. Alternatively, we now have both ordinary and preference share American Depository Receipts (ADR) that trade on the New York Stock Exchange.
More information about our ADR shares and preference shares is available on-line.
What should I do if I change my name?
If you have changed your name you may download a change of name form from Computershare’s web site . Please complete the form and return to Computershare via registered post. Please enclose a copy of your marriage certificate, in the case of marriage, or in other cases a copy of the legal document confirming your name change together with your share certificate(s) for amendment.
If you hold shares within a CREST account you should contact your CREST Administrator who will update your details through CREST Co.
What should I do if I change my address?
If you have changed your address, you can now update this online. Please provide details of both your old and new address.
If you hold shares within a CREST account you should contact your CREST Administrator who will update your address through CREST Co.
I am not sure how many RBS shares I now hold. How can I find out these details?
You can check the number of shares you hold online via Investor Centre, just create an account and log in . As part of the login process, you'll require your Shareholder Reference Number (SRN) which can be found on your share certificates or other shareholder communications.
What happens if I lose my share certificate?
If you lose your share certificate please contact our Registrar to arrange for a replacement. You will then be sent a Letter of Indemnity which must be completed to obtain a replacement certificate, together with a covering letter which will assist with completion of the Indemnity and detail the costs involved.
What happens if an RBS shareholder has died?
Please inform our Registrar by sending a copy of the death certificate together with a sealed copy of the Grant of Representation. The name of the deceased's personal representative will be substituted on the share register while the estate is finalised.
Further information in connection with obtaining a UK Grant of Representation may be obtained from the following address:
Principal Registry, Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, 7th Floor, Holborn, London, WC1V 6NP. Tel: +44 20 7947 6939.
Can I donate my RBS shares to charity?
We are aware that shareholders who hold a small number of shares may be retaining these shares because dealing costs make it uneconomical to dispose of them. ShareGift, the charity share donation scheme is a free service operated by The Orr Mackintosh Foundation (registered charity 1052686) to enable shareholders to donate unwanted shares to charity. Should you wish to donate your shares to charity in this way you should contact ShareGift for further information:
ShareGift, The Orr Mackintosh Foundation, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH, Tel:+44 20 7930 3737, www.sharegift.org
Is it possible to transfer my shares to someone else?
Yes, it is possible to transfer your shares. To do this you should complete a stock transfer form. Please visit Computershare’s web site to download a stock transfer form. Please complete and return it to Computershare along with your share certificate via registered post.