RNS Number : 4229M
29 January 2009

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29 January 2009

On 28 January 2009 SABMiller plc submitted to the Financial Services Authority a base prospectus relating to the establishment by SABMiller plc and its wholly-owned subsidiary Racetrack Perú S.A. of a Guaranteed Medium Term Note Programme (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$ 500,000,000).

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 are being issued under the Programme at this time.

The 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
Canary Wharf

E14 5HS

Telephone number: +44 (0) 20 7066 1000

The base prospectus will also be available for viewing at www.sabmiller.com


Notes to editors

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 2008, the group reported US$3,639 million in adjusted pre-tax profit and revenue of US$21,410 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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