RNS Number : 6785O
15 October 2012


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On 12 October 2012 SABMiller plc submitted to the Central Bank of Ireland a base prospectus relating to the establishment by its wholly-owned subsidiary SABMiller Holdings Inc. of a U.S.$3,000,000,000 Guaranteed Euro Medium Term Note Programme guaranteed by SABMiller plc (the "Programme").


SABMiller plc expects that any notes issued under the Programme will be admitted to the Official List of the Irish Stock Exchange and admitted to trading on its Regulated Market. No notes are being issued at this time.


The base prospectus for the Programme (the "Base Prospectus") will shortly be available for viewing on the list of approved prospectuses on the website of the Central Bank of Ireland at www.centralbank.ie.


The Base Prospectus will also be available for viewing at www.sabmiller.com.



About SABMiller plc


SABMiller is one of the world's leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries, with Group revenue of US$31,388 million and Group total assets of US$55,651 million for the year ended and as at 31 March 2012. The Group's portfolio includes global brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, as well as leading local brands such as Aguila (Colombia), Castle (South Africa), Miller Lite (USA), Snow (China), Victoria Bitter (Australia) and Tyskie (Poland). The Group also has growing soft drinks businesses and is one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.


SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.


This announcement is available on the company website and high resolution images are available for the media to view and download free of charge from the Image Library in the News and media section of www.sabmiller.com. 




Please note that the information contained in the Base Prospectus may be addressed to and/or targeted at persons who are residents of particular countries (specified in the Base Prospectus) only and is not intended for use and should not be relied upon by any person outside these countries. Prior to relying on the information contained in the Base Prospectus you must ascertain from the Base Prospectus whether or not you are part of the intended addressees of the information contained therein.


Any instruments ("Notes") to be offered under the Programme and the Base Prospectus have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and are subject to US tax law requirements.  Subject to certain exceptions, Notes may not be offered, sold or delivered in the United States or to or for the account of US persons (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act).


This announcement does not constitute an offer of securities, whether by SABMiller plc, SABMiller Holdings Inc. or otherwise.


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