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SABMiller PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number:6601Q
SABMiller PLC
31 August 2005


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to
         the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16,
         23 and 24.
(2)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
         shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,13, 14, 16, 23
         and 24.
(3)      An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a
         director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete
         boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
         relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should
         complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.


Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.


1. Name of the issuer

SABMILLER PLC

2. State whether the notification relates to

(i) a transaction notified in accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

(iii) BOTH (i) AND (ii)

3. Name of persons discharging managerial responsibilities

MR J MEYER KAHN, CHAIRMAN

MR ANDREW TONKINSON, COMPANY SECRETARY

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the
connected person

THIS NOTIFICATION ALSO RELATES TO MRS L KAHN, WHO IS CONNECTED TO MR J MEYER
KAHN BY VIRTUE OF BEING HIS SPOUSE AND A DISCRETIONARY BENEFICIARY IN THE MEYER
KAHN FAMILY TRUST (A DISCRETIONARY FAMILY TRUST REGISTERED IN SOUTH AFRICA).

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

THE NOTIFICATION RELATES TO TWO TRANSACTIONS: AN ACQUISITION AND A DISPOSAL,
DETAILS OF WHICH ARE SET OUT AT 8 BELOW.

THE NOTIFICATION IN RESPECT OF THE DISPOSAL INVOLVES AN INTEREST HELD BY MR J
MEYER KAHN (ONE OF THE PERSONS REFERRED TO AT 3 ABOVE).

THE NOTIFICATION IN RELATION TO THE ACQUISITION RELATES TO AN INDIRECT INTEREST
HELD BY MR J MEYER KAHN AND MRS L KAHN (REFERRED TO AT 4 ABOVE) AND A
NON-BENEFICIAL INTEREST IN RELATION TO MR ANDREW TONKINSON (REFERRED TO AT 3
ABOVE).

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

ORDINARY SHARES OF US$ 0.10

7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of
shares held by each of them (before transactions).

MR J MEYER KAHN - 1,470,589

THE MEYER KAHN FAMILY TRUST - 0

8 State the nature of the transaction

A) SALE OF 200,000 ORDINARY SHARES IN SABMILLER PLC BY MR J MEYER KAHN.

B) EXERCISE OF AN OPTION TO ACQUIRE 400,000 ORDINARY SHARES IN SABMILLER PLC BY
THE TRUSTEES OF THE MEYER KAHN FAMILY TRUST.

C) MR J MEYER KAHN HAS CONTRIBUTED THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF THE 200,000
SHARES, REFERRED TO AT (A) ABOVE, TO THE MEYER KAHN FAMILY TRUST IN ORDER TO
ENABLE ITS TRUSTEES TO EXERCISE THE OPTION DESCRIBED AT (B) ABOVE.  MR J MEYER
KAHN, MRS L KAHN AND MR ANDREW TONKINSON ARE THE TRUSTEES OF THE MEYER KAHN
FAMILY TRUST. MR ANDREW TONKINSON HAS NO BENEFICIAL INTEREST IN THE TRUST.

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

400,000

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

0.0363%

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

200,000

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

0.0181%

13. Price per share or value of transaction

200,000 DISPOSED OF AT R112.05 EACH

400,000 ACQUIRED AT R53.63 EACH

14. Date and place of transaction

30 AUGUST 2005 - JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

THE MEYER KAHN FAMILY TRUST HOLDING: 400,000 ORDINARY SHARES OF US$0.10 EACH
REPRESENTING 0.0363% OF THE ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF SABMILLER PLC.

MR J MEYER KAHN HOLDING (INCLUDING THE SHARES IN TRUST AS NOTED ABOVE):
1,670,589 ORDINARY SHARES OF US$0.10 EACH REPRESENTING 0.1514% OF THE ISSUED
SHARE CAPITAL OF SABMILLER PLC.

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

30 AUGUST 2005

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes


17 Date of grant

N/A

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be
fixed at the time of exercise

22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following
notification

23. Any additional information

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

GREG MARTIN +44 (0) 1483 264067

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

MR STEPHEN SHAPIRO, DEPUTY COMPANY SECRETARY

Date of notification

31 AUGUST 2005


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