Will Royal Bank of Scotland’s Impending Fine Anger These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. (NYSE:RBS) may have to settle with regulators for their alleged involvement in the LIBOR rate rigging scandal by paying over $800 million in fines as early as next week. It may be recalled that Swiss Bank UBS (NYSE:UBS) was fined $1.5 billion while Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) had to shell out £290 million for similar transgressions. RBS may also lose investment banking chief John Hourican and Peter Nielsen, head of markets, because the alleged rigging occurred during their tenures.

Will Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC.’s shareholders decrease their holdings? They reported owning a total of 36,375 shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $10.79 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Huntington National Bank held 26,037 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $280,939. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Banced Corp. held 10,280 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $110,921. This brought the portfolio total to 0.12%.

Creative Planning held 58 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $626. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

BMO Financial Corp. held 0 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $0. This brought the portfolio total to %.

Dimensional Fund Advisors L.P. held 2,005,981 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $16,689,761. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 1,139,991 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $9,484,725. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Kynikos Associates L.P. held 851,400 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $7,083,648. This brought the portfolio total to 2.42%.

World Asset Management Inc. held 421,497 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $3,506,855. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Northern Trust Corp. held 134,635 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,120,163. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Comerica Bank held 124,950 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,039,584. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

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