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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:1820H
07 November 2007


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached:

SABMiller plc

2. Reason for the notification (place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (X)

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( )

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( )

Other (please specify) : ( )


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) :

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different):

17 October 2007

6. Date on which issuer notified:

06 November 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Above 3% (L&G)

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using     Situation previous to the Triggering
the ISIN CODE                                          transaction
                                          Number of       Number of voting
                                          shares          Rights

Ordinary shares                           Below 3%        Below 3%

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares if    Number of     Number of voting       % of voting
possible using the ISIN    shares        rights                 rights

GB0004835483                  Direct     Direct        Indirect Direct  Indirect

Ordinary shares             45,949,930    45,949,930             3.05

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of     Expiration Exercise/     Number of voting rights that may   % of
financial   Date       Conversion    be acquired if the instrument is   voting
instrument             Period/ Date  exercised/ converted.              rights


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                      % of voting rights

      45,949,930                                3.05

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect)(Group)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited
(LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited Indirect) (LGIM)

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (45,949,930- 3.05% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management      Legal & General Insurance Holdings
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)       Limited (Direct) (LGIH)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions        Legal & General Assurance Society
Management) Limited (PMC)                  Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
                                           Legal & General Pensions Limited
                                           (Direct) (LGPL)

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:


13. Additional information:

Notification using the total voting rights figure of 1,504,358,979

Please note that notification to the Company was delayed due to the large number
of disclosures required to be made by L&G following a substantial amount of new
business which came to them in the form of an in-specie transfer.

14. Contact name:

Bill Warner, Assistant Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268

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