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SABMILLER ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF UPDATED BASE PROSPECTUS
9 March 2010
On 8 March 2010 SABMiller plc submitted to the Financial Services Authority an updated base prospectus relating to the update of the Guaranteed Medium Term Note Programme which was established by SABMiller plc and its wholly-owned subsidiary Racetrack Perú S.R.L. on 28 January 2009 (the 'Programme'). The maximum aggregate principal amount of notes that may be outstanding at any time under the Programme is PEN (Peruvian Nuevos Soles) 1,500,000,000 (approximately US$ 528,000,000).
SABMiller expects that any notes issued in the future under the Programme will be admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and admitted to trading on the Professional Securities Market of the London Stock Exchange plc. No notes have yet been issued under the Programme.
The updated base prospectus will shortly be available for inspection at the Financial Services Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:
Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
London E14 5HS
Telephone number: +44 (0) 20 7066 1000
The base prospectus will also be available for viewing at www.sabmiller.com
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About SABMiller plc
SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests or distribution agreements across six continents. The group's wide portfolio of brands include 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 plc 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 plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. For more information on SABMiller plc, visit the company's website: www.sabmiller.com.
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