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WOULD IT BE A MISTAKE FOR RSA TO LAUNCH A MAJOR CASH CALL?

<strong>DUNCAN HALL </strong> FINNCAP<br />The size of the possible fundraising is pretty breathtaking for an organisation of RSA&rsquo;s size. And the firm tends to be cited as a takeover target more than a potential consolidator. We would tell investors that, if there is to be a fundraising, they should stand back at the moment and wait for the situation to clarify.<br /><br /><strong>BEN COHEN </strong> COLLINS STEWART<br />If RSAdoes anything it should be tied to mergers and acquisitions. There&rsquo;s no need for fresh equity with the business as it is. I can only presume they are talking to advisers to scope out if there are any companies out there worth buying, and whether there would be the equity to fund it. <br /><br /><strong>JUSTIN URQUHART-STEWART </strong> 7IM<br />Many are looking at support funding at the moment, to pay down debt and avoid taking on more debt. But unless you are offering rights at a significant discount, investors are not going to want to put their hands in their pockets unless there is growth to come. Where does the growth come from with RSA?