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SABMiller PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number:0617R
SABMiller PLC
09 September 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 E.A.G MACKAY

MR A.O.C. TONKINSON

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

MR TONKINSON AND MR C.D. STEIN ARE CONNECTED TO MR MACKAY BY VIRTUE OF THEM
BEING TRUSTEES OF THE GRAHAM MACKAY FAMILY TRUST (THE 'TRUST'), OF WHICH MR
MACKAY IS A BENEFICIARY.

NONE OF THE TRUSTEES HAVE ANY BENEFICIAL INTEREST IN THE SHARES HELD BY THE
TRUST.

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 BY
THE TRUST, DETAILS OF WHICH ARE SET OUT AT 8 BELOW.

OF THE PERSONS REFERRED TO IN 3 ABOVE, ONLY MR MACKAY HAS A BENEFICIAL INTEREST.
  THE OTHER PERSON REFERRED TO IN 3 ABOVE, MR TONKINSON, HAS A NON-BENEFICAL
INTEREST.

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 transaction).

MR E.A.G. MACKAY - 6

GREENWOOD NOMINEES LIMITED (HELD ON BEHALF OF MR MACKAY) - 245,745

THE GRAHAM MACKAY FAMILY TRUST - 4,000

8 State the nature of the transaction

EXERCISE OF OPTIONS AND SALE OF SHARES BY THE TRUST.

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

100,000 SHARES ACQUIRED (PURSUANT TO AN OPTION) AT R53.63 EACH, OF WHICH 49,500
SHARES WERE SOLD AT R117.5503 PER SHARE. THE PROCEEDS OF THIS SALE WERE USED TO
FUND THE EXERCISE PRICE AND CERTAIN TAX LIABILITIES WHICH AROSE ON THE EXERCISE.
  BOTH THE ACQUISITION AND THE DISPOSAL WAS MADE BY THE TRUST.

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

0.01%

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

49,500

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

0.005%

13. Price per share or value of transaction

100,000 ACQUIRED AT R53.63 EACH (PURSUANT TO AN OPTION)

49,500 SOLD AT R117.5503 EACH

14. Date and place of transaction

7 SEPTEMBER 2005 - LONDON

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

MR E.A.G MACKAY  -  6 (0.001%)

GREENWOOD NOMINEES LIMITED (HELD ON BEHALF OF MR MACKAY) - 245,745 (0.022%)

THE GRAHAM MACKAY FAMILY TRUST -  53,500 (0.005%)

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

7 SEPTEMBER 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

STEPHEN SHAPIRO, DEPUTY COMPANY SECRETARY

Date of notification

9 SEPTEMBER 2005
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