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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSDirect Line Insurance Group plcISSUER PROFILE5 July 2018Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017Company overviewTABLE OF CONTENTSCompany overviewFinancial highlightsBusiness descriptionDistribution channelsOwnership structureCompany managementCompany historyPeer groupSubsidiaries rated by Moody’sRelated websites and informationsourcesMoody’s related research12234455555ContactsCharles Isselin 44.20.7772.5573PontetAssociate [email protected] Simpson 44.20.7772.1647VP-Sr Credit [email protected] SERVICESAmericas1-212-553-1653Asia 772-5454Direct Line Insurance Group Plc (DLG) is a UK-based insurer that provides personal and smalland medium-size enterprise (SME) commercial insurance. The company’s primary generalinsurance underwriting subsidiary is U K Insurance Limited.DLG sells insurance policies directly using phone and the internet, as well as through pricecomparison websites (PCWs), brokers and partnerships.In the financial year ended 31 December 2017 (2017), the company reported gross premiumswritten of 3.4 billion and net income of 434.0 million. As of 31 December 2017, it hadtotal assets of 9.9 billion and shareholders’ equity of 2.7 billion.Source: Company reports (annual report Dec 2017 and Dec 2012), Company data, London Stock Exchange, Moody’s research

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSMOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICEFinancial highlightsOverviewNote: The financials presented below are those reported by the Group and are not adjusted for Moody’s analytic purposes. For Moody’sgenerated ratios on Direct Line Insurance Group Plc, please see Direct Line Insurance Group Plc page on moodys.com .Exhibit 1Latest full-year results1Direct Line Insurance Group Plc(in -13Gross Premiums Written3,3923,2743,1533,0993,230Net Premiums Written2Net 60.959.559.660.9Loss Ratio (%)Commission Ratio (%)Expense Ratio (%)Combined Ratio 94.095.095.2Total Assets9,94810,1229,95711,22611,788Total Debt3Shareholders’ s:1) Based on consolidated figures2) Net Premiums Written has been calculated by deducting Reinsurance Premiums from Gross Premiums Written.3) Total Debt includes Subordinated Liabilities, Borrowings, and Tier 1 notes issued in 2017.Source: Company reports (annual report Dec 2017, Dec 2016, Dec 2015 and Dec 2014)Business descriptionDLG provides personal insurance and SME commercial insurance. It operates through four key segments: Motor; Home; Rescue andOther Personal Lines; and Commercial. It also has a portfolio, which is in run-off, consisting of policies previously written through thepersonal broker channel and the Tesco business. In 2017, the largest contributor to the company’s gross premiums written was theMotor segment.Motor: This segment provides personal car insurance in the UK against third-party liability, fire, theft and accidental damage.Additionally, it provides motor legal protection, guaranteed hire car and protection for no-claims discount. These products are solddirectly under the Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and partnerships brands, as well as PCWs. This segment is the largest contributor tothe company’s gross premiums written, equating to 49.2% in 2017.Home: This segment provides home insurance in the UK. It provides cover for buildings, accidental damage, contents and personalpossessions. Additionally, it provides family legal and home emergency protection. These products are also sold directly under theDirect Line, Churchill, Privilege and partnerships brands, as well as PCWs. This segment is the second-largest contributor to thecompany’s gross premiums written, equating to 23.6% in 2017.Rescue and Other Personal Lines: This segment comprises rescue and recovery insurance products and other personal lines business,including travel, pet and creditor insurance. The rescue insurance policies include basic roadside rescue. The insurance policies are soldeither as standalone products under the Green Flag brand, as insurance add-ons to all DLG brands and certain partner motor policies,or as components of packaged bank accounts sold through the company’s bank partnership channel. The other personal insurance linesare sold under the Direct Line, Churchill, and partnership brands. This segment accounted for 12.4% of the company’s gross premiumswritten in 2017 and includes products such as pet and travel offered through Churchill and Direct Line.Commercial: This segment provides commercial insurance for SMEs in the UK. Its products include commercial property, generalliability, business interruption, personal accident and commercial motor insurance. These products are sold under both the Group’s ownThis publication does not announce a credit rating action. For any credit ratings referenced in this publication, please see the ratings tab on the issuer/entity page onwww.moodys.com for the most updated credit rating action information and rating history.25 July 2018Direct Line Insurance Group plc: Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSMOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICEbrands – NIG and Direct Line for Business – and through its partnerships with Royal Bank of Scotland and National Westminster BankPlc (NatWest). This segment accounted for 14.8% of the company’s gross premiums written in 2017.Run-Off: This segment comprises residual claims reserves.Source: Company report (annual report Dec 2017), Company data, Moody’s researchExhibit 2Business segment(% of gross premiums written, consolidated, for 2017)Rescue and Other Personal : Company report (annual report Dec 2017, Pg: 139)Exhibit 3Direct Line Insurance Group PlcSegment detailsGross Premiums Written (in 799.1834.4866.3Rescue and Other Personal .13,274.13,152.4Consolidated*Operating Profit/(Loss) (in 66.7109.9Rescue and Other Personal 20.7Consolidated*Combined Ratio (in scue and Other Personal ed91.897.794.0*Excluding the Run-Off segmentSource: Company reports (annual report Dec 2017 and Dec 2016)Distribution channelsDLG offers its products and services to retail customers and businesses through a multi-brand and multi-distribution model.The company’s key brands include Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag for personal insurance products; and NIG and DirectLine for Business for commercial products.35 July 2018Direct Line Insurance Group plc: Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSMOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICEIt sells personal line products directly using phone and internet, as well as PCWs and partnerships, including those with the Royal Bankof Scotland, NatWest and Prudential. Its commercial line products are sourced mainly through brokers.Source: Company report (annual report Dec 2017), Moody’s researchOwnership structureExhibit 4Organisational Structure as of 31 December 2017Source: Company Report (annual report Dec 2017)Until October 2012, DLG operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of RBS Group. In 2009, RBS Group committed to sell its insurancebusiness, as a condition imposed by the European Commission for receiving state aid. Consequently, in October 2012, DLG was listedon the London Stock Exchange, following the IPO of 35.0% of its share capital that had been held by RBS Group.In 2013, RBS Group divested a further 36.8% of DLG’s share capital and, in February 2014, it sold its remaining interest in DLG.As of 31 December 2017, DLG had 1,375 million shares outstanding. As of 26 February 2018, the company’s major shareholders (owningmore than 5.0% of its share capital) were as follows:Exhibit 5Direct Line Insurance Group PlcShareholder% HeldBlackRock, Inc.9.30Standard Life Aberdeen plc8.49Artemis Investment Management LLP5.32Source: Company reports (annual report Dec 2017, Dec 2013 and Dec 2012), Company dataCompany managementExhibit 6Direct Line Insurance Group PlcCompany ManagementCurrent TitleMichael N BiggsChairmanPaul GeddesChief Executive Officer and DirectorPenny JamesChief Financial Officer and DirectorSteve MaddockChief Operating OfficerJosé VazquezChief Risk OfficerAs of 4 Apr 2018Source: Company data45 July 2018Direct Line Insurance Group plc: Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSMOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICECompany historyDirect Line was launched in 1985 in partnership with RBS Group. In 2003 the Group acquired Churchill Insurance PLC and the Groupbecame RBS Insurance. In 2008, as a condition to its receipt of State Aid, RBS Group committed to the European Commission todispose of its interest in the Group. To comply with this requirement, RBS Group was required to cede control of the RBS Insuranceby the end of 2013 and fully divest its entire interest by the end of 2014. In February 2012 RBS Insurance was rebranded as Direct LineGroup and was listed on the LSE in 2012.Source: Company reports (annual report Dec 2015, Dec 2013 and Dec 2012, RBS annual report Dec 2011 and Dec 2009, historical financial information Dec 2011), Company data, Moody’sresearchPeer group» Aviva Insurance Limited» IF P&C Insurance Company Ltd.» Lansforsakringar Sak Forsakrings AB» The Progressive Corporation» RSA Insurance GroupSubsidiaries rated by Moody’s» U K Insurance LimitedRelated websites and information sourcesFor additional information, please see:The company’s website» www.directlinegroup.comMOODY’S has provided links or references to third party World Wide Websites or URLs (“Links or References”) solely for your convenience in locating related information and services. Thewebsites reached through these Links or References have not necessarily been reviewed by MOODY’S, and are maintained by a third party over which MOODY’S exercises no control. Accordingly,MOODY’S expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on any third party website accessed via a Link or Reference. Moreover, a Link or Reference does not imply an endorsement of any third party, any website, or the products or services provided by any third party.Moody’s related researchIssuer page on Moodys.com» Direct Line Insurance Group plcCredit opinion» Direct Line Insurance Group plc, June 2018Industry outlook» P&C Insurance – Global: 2018 Outlook stable as further premium growth offsets investment and reserving headwinds (slides),December 2017» UK Property & Casualty Outlook Presentation, October 2017Sector comment» Property & Casualty Insurers - UK: Proposed personal injury and whiplash reforms are credit positive for UK insurers, March 2018» Proposed Discount Rate Reforms Are Credit Positive for UK Motor Insurers and Reinsurers, September 201755 July 2018Direct Line Insurance Group plc: Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017

MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICEFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS» Brexit Impact on Insurance Sector: Moderate and Manageable Risks, May 2017Rating methodology» Global Property and Casualty Insurers, May 2017To access any of these reports, click on the entry above. Note that these references are current as of the date of publication of this report and that more recent reports may be available on theissuer’s page . All research may not be available to all clients.65 July 2018Direct Line Insurance Group plc: Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017

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Direct Line Insurance Group plc Key Facts and Statistics - FY December 2017 Company overview Direct Line Insurance Group Plc (DLG) is a UK-based insurer that provides personal and small and medium-size enterprise (SME) commercial insurance. The company’s primary general insurance underwriting subsidiary is U K Insurance Limited.