RNS Number : 4197U
SABMiller PLC
24 June 2009
 



TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

SABMiller plc


2. Reason for the notification (place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s)  


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( x )


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( )


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights:  )


Other (please specify): Increase in Issuers total voting rights. (  )  


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Legal & General Group plc (L&G).


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):


N/A

 

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):

19 June 2009


6. Date on which issuer notified:

23 June 2009


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Above 3% (L&G)


8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares



Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE


Situation previous to the Triggering transaction


Number of shares

Number of voting Rights 

ORD

USD 0.10

Below 3%


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares 


Number of voting rights

% of voting rights



Direct  

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

ORD

USD 0.10

47,575,285


47,575,285


3.03



B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument


Expiration Date 



Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date




Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights



 N/A

 

 

 

 



C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Exercise Price

Expiration Date

Exercise/ Conversion period

Number of voting tights instrument refers to

% of voting rights






Nominal

Delta











Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

47,575,285

3.03







9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:


Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)  


Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)  


Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM) 


Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (47,575,285 - 3.03% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) 

Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH) 

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)  

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL) 


Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct)  (LGPL)



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

N/A


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

N/A


13. Additional information:


Notification using the total voting rights figure of 1,569,474,341


14. Contact name:

Bill WarnerAssistant Company Secretary


15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268


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