RNS Number : 4626O
SABMiller PLC
06 March 2009
 



TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

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:

Capital Group International, Inc.


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):

4 March 2009


6. Date on which issuer notified:

5 March 2009


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

Below 4%


8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares



Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE


Situation previous to the Triggering transaction

GB0004835483

Number of shares

Number of voting Rights 


60,531,074

60,531,074


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares 


Number of voting rights

% of voting rights


GB0004835483

Direct  

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 Ordinary shares


59,290,274


59,290,274 

 

 3.9319%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument


Expiration Date 



Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date




Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights



 N/A

 

 

 

 


Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

 59,290,274

3.9319%

 

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


Capital Guardian Trust Company    41,722,748        2.767%


Capital International Limited               7,932,134        0.526%


Capital International S.A.                     3,834,511        0.254%


Capital International, Inc.                      5,800,881        0.385%


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A


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

N/A


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

N/A


13. Additional information:



14. Contact name:

Bill WarnerAssistant Company Secretary


15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268


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