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SABMiller PLC - EBT Share Purchase

RNS Number : 6820A
  SABMiller PLC
  05 August 2008


SABMiller plc

SABMiller plc was advised on 4 August 2008, that Ogier Trustee (Jersey) Limited,
the Trustee of the SABMiller Employees' Benefit Trust, ('the EBT') had on 4
August 2008 completed, in London, a transaction required to be notified in
accordance with DTR
3.1.2R, namely the acquisition in the market of one million (1,000,000)
SABMiller plc ordinary shares of US$0.10 each at an average price of £10.507604
per share.

This purchase was made to provide the EBT with greater capacity to meet
potential future conditional obligations in respect of restricted shares
conditionally awarded under SABMiller's Performance Share Award Scheme and its
Sub-Schemes and also to
satisfy, upon exercise, stock appreciation rights awarded under SABMiller's
International Employee Stock Appreciation Rights Scheme. Following this purchase
the EBT's shareholding in unvested shares amounts to 5,368,791 ordinary shares,
in which certain
senior employees, including the following directors and persons discharging
managerial responsibilities, have an interest as potential beneficiaries: Mr
E.A.G. Mackay, Mr. M.I. Wyman, Mr. M. Bowman, Dr. A.J. Clark, Ms. S.M. Clark,
Mr. J. Davidson, Mr.
N.T. Fell, Mr. C.A. van Kralingen, Mr. A. Mervis, Mr. J. Nel, Mr. B.J.K. Smith
and Mr. N. J. Adami*

*PDMR-designate


John Davidson
General Counsel and Group Company Secretary

5 August 2008


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