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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNW/GBR/
RNS Number:4225M
SABMiller PLC
17 June 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 10 June 2003


11. Date company informed

13 June 2003


12. Total holding following this notification

79,966,972 ordinary shares


13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

8.01% 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 8.01% in the ordinary issued share capital of SABMiller
plc through the registered holders below.

Registered Holder                                         Holding       % Held
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Ltd       38,311,670    3.836%
Old Mutual Unit Trusts (SA)                                   959,740    0.096%
Old Mutual Asset Managers (South Africa) Ltd (Managed      24,931,757    2.496%
fund client assets)
Old Mutual Unit Trusts (Namibia)                               20,200    0.002%
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Namibia) Ltd               293,233    0.029%
Old Mutual Asset Managers (Namibia) Ltd (Managed fund         303,250    0.030%
client assets)
Old Mutual Portfolio Holdings (Namibia) (pty) Ltd              30,400    0.003%
Old Mutual Holdings (Namibia)(pty)Ltd                         109,860    0.011%
Old Mutual Global Asset Fund                                  865,192    0.087%
Old Mutual South Africa Equity Trust Limited                2,713,280    0.272%
Old Mutual South African Trust Plc                            256,700    0.026%
Mutual & Federal Limited                                      659,251    0.066%
Nedcor Bank Nominees Limited                                4,349,342    0.435%
Standard Bank Nominees Limited                                368,357    0.037%
Marser Securities Nominees (Pty) Ltd                        1,051,475    0.105%
Syfrets Securities                                             27,374    0.003%
ABSA Nominees Limited                                         728,211    0.073%
Standard Bank Nominees (Transvaal) (Pty) Limited            3,987,680    0.399%


15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Lorraine Sadkowski - 01483 264 026


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

A.O.C. Tonkinson - Secretary


Date of notification

17 June 2003


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