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Tuesday 05 August, 2008


EBT Share Purchase

RNS Number : 6820A
05 August 2008

SABMiller plc

SABMiller plc was advised on 4 August 2008, that Ogier Trustee (Jersey) Limitedthe Trustee of the SABMiller Employees' Benefit Trust, ('the EBT') had on 4 August 2008 completed, in London, a transaction required to be notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R, namely the acquisition in the market of one million (1,000,000) SABMiller plc ordinary shares of US$0.10 each at an average price of £10.507604 per share.

This purchase was made to provide the EBT with greater capacity to meet potential future conditional obligations in respect of restricted shares conditionally awarded under SABMiller's Performance Share Award Scheme and its Sub-Schemes and also to satisfy, upon exercise, stock appreciation rights awarded under SABMiller's International Employee Stock Appreciation Rights Scheme. Following this purchase the EBT's shareholding in unvested shares amounts to 5,368,791 ordinary shares, in which certain senior employees, including the following directors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities, have an interest as potential beneficiaries: Mr E.A.G. Mackay, Mr. M.I. Wyman, Mr. M. Bowman, Dr. A.J. Clark, Ms. S.M. Clark, Mr. J. Davidson, Mr. N.T. Fell, Mr. C.A. van Kralingen, Mr. A. Mervis, Mr. J. NelMr. B.J.K. Smith and Mr. N. J. Adami*


John Davidson

General Counsel and Group Company Secretary

5 August 2008

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