RNS Number : 8294A
SABMiller PLC
15 October 2009
 




TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST 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 (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes


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




An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments



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.):

N/A


5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or

reached:
 


13 October 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:

14 October 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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number
of

Shares

Number
of

Voting

Rights


Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

ORD


USD 0.10

47,575,285

47,575,285

Below 3%


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument


Expiration
date


Exercise/ 
Conversion Period

Number of voting
rights that may be

acquired if the

instrument is

exercised/ converted.


% of voting
rights







C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument



Exercise price


Expiration date 


Exercise/
Conversion period
 


Number of voting rights instrument refers to



% of voting rights 








Nominal

Delta




Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage 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 1,572,859,503


14. Contact name:

Bill Warner, Assistant Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268



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