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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:0075G
SABMiller PLC
11 July 2006

                                 SABMiller plc


                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Name of company


SABMiller plc


2. Name of shareholder having a major interest


Barclays 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 in 2.


4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of
shares held by each of them


Registered Holder                                                      % Held
Barclays Global Investors Ltd                                          1.0847
Barclays Global Investors Japan Trust                                  0.717
Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd                                         0.1439
Barclays Private Bank and Trust Ltd                                    0.0005
Barclays Global Investors Australia Ltd                                0.0247
Barclays Global Investors Japan Ltd                                    0.1109
Gerrard Ltd                                                            0.0518
Absa Bank Ltd                                                          0.1195
Barclays Capital Inc                                                   0.0032
Barclays Private Bank and Trust Ltd                                    0.0001
Barclays Global Investors, N.A.                                        0.7178
Barclays Private Bank Ltd                                              0.0008
Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd                                   0.0042
Barclays Capital Securities Ltd                                        1.0230
Barclays Global Fund Advisors                                          0.1826


5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired


10,832,772


6. Percentage of issued class


0.72%


7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed


N/A


8. Percentage of issued class


N/A


9. Class of security


US$0.10


10. Date of transaction


30 June 2006


11. Date company informed


5 July 2006


12. Total holding following this notification


53,015,259


13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification


3.53% of issued ordinary share capital


14. Any additional information


None


15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Sarah Waine, Assistant Company Secretary

01483 264 269


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


Andrew Tonkinson, Company Secretary


Date of notification


11 July 2006


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