CURRENCY CONVERSION - STERLING AND RAND
22 July 2010
In our results announcement for the year ended 31 March 2010, published on Thursday, 20 May 2010, SABMiller plc announced that the exchange rates to be used to determine the Sterling and Rand equivalent of the final dividend of 51 US cents per share would be calculated using the exchange rates prevailing on Wednesday, 21 July 2010.
The rate of exchange determined on Wednesday, 21 July 2010 for converting to Sterling is GBP:US$ = 1.5232 resulting in an equivalent final dividend of 33.4821 UK pence per share.
The rate of exchange determined on Wednesday, 21 July 2010 for converting to South African Rand is US$:ZAR = 7.536500 resulting in an equivalent final dividend of 384.361500 SA cents per share.
The dividend will be payable on Friday, 13 August 2010 to all shareholders registered on the London and Johannesburg registers on Friday, 6 August 2010. The ex-dividend trading dates will be Wednesday, 4 August 2010 on the London Stock Exchange and Monday, 2 August 2010 on the JSE Limited.
Shareholders will be asked to approve this proposal at the annual general meeting scheduled for Thursday, 22 July 2010.
Until the close of business on Friday, 6 August 2010, no transfers between the London and Johannesburg registers will be permitted, and from Monday, 2 August 2010 until Friday, 6 August 2010, no shares may be dematerialised or rematerialised, both days inclusive.
General Counsel & Group Company Secretary