RNS Number : 1891T
SABMiller PLC
02 June 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: (  )


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): Increase in Issuers total voting rights. (  )  


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.):


N/A


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

29 May 2009


6. Date on which issuer notified:

01 June 2009


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

Below 3% (L&G)


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


Number of shares

Number of voting Rights 

ORD

USD 0.10

45,949,390

45,949,930


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



Direct  

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

ORD

USD 0.10

Below 3%


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

 

 

 

 



C: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Exercise Price

Expiration Date

Exercise/ Conversion period

Number of voting tights instrument refers to

% of voting rights






Nominal

Delta











Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Below 3%


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) (Below 3% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

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

Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH) 

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)  

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL) 


Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct)  (LGPL)



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:


Notification using the total voting rights figure of 1,569,474,341


14. Contact name:

Bill WarnerAssistant Company Secretary


15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268


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