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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

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RNS Number:2279J
SABMiller PLC
26 March 2003

                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Name of company


SABMiller plc


2. Name of shareholder having a major interest


Old Mutual plc


3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding
of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest
or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's
spouse or children under the age of 18


Notification in respect of party named above


4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of
shares held by each of them


See additional information


5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired


N/A


6. Percentage of issued class


N/A


7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed


N/A


8. Percentage of issued class


N/A


9. Class of security


Ordinary shares of US$0.10 each


10. Date of transaction


Figures given as at 21 March 2003


11. Date company informed


25 March 2003


12. Total holding following this notification


74,692,308 ordinary shares


13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification


7.48% of issued ordinary share capital


14. Any additional information


Notification was received from Old Mutual plc, under S198 Companies Act 1985, of
a notifiable interest of 7.48% in the
ordinary issued share capital of SABMiller plc through the registered holders
listed below


Registered Holder                                                           Holding        % Held
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Ltd                            36,734,388         3.678%
Old Mutual Unit Trusts (SA)                                                        600,740         0.060%
Rodina Investments (Pty) Ltd                                                     3,116,744         0.312%
Old Mutual Asset Managers (South Africa) Ltd                                    18,034,974         1.806%
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Namibia) Ltd                                    190,633         0.019%
Old Mutual Asset Managers (Namibia) Ltd                                            190,010         0.019%
Old Mutual Global Asset Fund                                                       865,192         0.087%
Old Mutual South Africa Equity Trust Limited                                     2,322,820         0.233%
Old Mutual South African Trust plc                                                 226,200         0.023%
Mutual & Federal Ltd                                                               659,251         0.066%
Nedcor Bank Nominees Limited                                                     2,834,627         0.284%
Standard Bank Nominees Limited                                                   3,353,270         0.336%
Marser Securities Nominees (Pty) Ltd                                             1,052,778         0.105%
Syfrets Securities                                                                  60,847         0.006%
ABSA Nominees Limited                                                              616,343         0.062%
Standard Bank Nominees (Transvaal) (Pty) Limited                                 3,833,491         0.384%


15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Lorraine Sadkowski - 01483 264026


16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making
this notification


A.O.C. Tonkinson - Secretary


Date of notification


26 March 2003


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