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Tuesday 24 April, 2012

British Am. Tobacco

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 9900B
British American Tobacco PLC
24 April 2012



British American Tobacco p.l.c. (the "Company") announces that in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2011 it purchased 270,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 24 April 2012.  The average price was 3,173.2104p per share.


The highest price paid was 3,199.5p per share and the lowest price paid was 3,151p per share. The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.


Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 65,296,062

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,960,925,009 shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares).

Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification: 


G C W Cunnington

Deputy Company Secretary

British American Tobacco p.l.c.                                    


24 April 2012




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