RNS Number : 9076S
SABMiller PLC
28 May 2009
 




Additional Listing


Further to the announcement made on 14 May 2009 regarding SABMiller's acquisition of the remaining 28.1% minority interest in its Polish subsidiary, Kompania Piwowarska S.A., in exchange for 60 million new SABMiller shares, SABMiller today announces that application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and to the London Stock Exchange for 60,000,000 ordinary shares of $0.10 each (the "Shares") to be admitted to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities. An application for listing and admission to trading of the Shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was approved on 25 May 2009.


It is expected that admission to the Official List will occur, and that dealings in the Shares on the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange will commence, at 8.00 a.m (BST) on 29 May 2009.


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Notes to editors:

SABMiller is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. The group's wide portfolio of brands includes premium international beers such as Grolsch, Miller Genuine Draft, Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Pilsner Urquell, as well as market-leading local brands such as Aguila, Castle, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie. SABMiller is also one of the largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products in the world.

In the year ended 31 March 2009, the group reported US$3,405 million in adjusted pre-tax profit and group revenue of US$25,302 million. SABMiller is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. 

This announcement is available on the company website: www.sabmiller.com


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