10 December 2004
Following the redemption notice issued on the 9 December regarding the
outstanding US$598,834,000 of SAB Finance (Cayman Islands) Limited 4.25 per cent
Guaranteed Convertible Bonds due 2006 (the 'Bonds'), a block listing application
has been made to the UK Listing Authority for 68,950,529 ordinary shares of
SABMiller plc (the 'Shares') to trade on the London Stock Exchange and to be
admitted to the Official List upon issuance, in case bondholders exercise their
right to convert their bonds into ordinary shares. The Shares will rank pari
passu with the existing issued shares of the Company.
A separate individual application for a secondary listing of new ordinary shares
will be made to the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa.
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