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SABMiller PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number:8840P
09 August 2005

SABMiller plc

Notification of Transactions of PDMR in accordance with DR3.1.4R

Notification of PDMR interests: Companies Act 1985 s329

EBT Release

The independent Trustee of the SABMiller plc Employment Benefit Trust (the
'EBT'),  notified the company on 8 August 2005 that it had yesterday exercised
its discretion and released 200,000 ordinary shares in SABMiller plc to Persons
Discharging Managerial Responsibility ('PDMR's') participating in the SABMiller
Performance Share Award Scheme.  These shares relate to special conditional
awards made on 01 August 2002 to Mr. N.J. Adami and Mr. A.C.Parker.

The shares were released after the vesting period of 3 years, in line with the
original conditions of the award, namely continued employment and a certified
assessment from the CEO that the executives concerned had made a material
contribution to the success of the Group.

         PDMR               Shares released to       Shares sold on behalf of    Shares retained by PDMR
                                                    the PDMR's to meet PAYE and
                                   PDMR                    NIC liability

Mr. N.J. Adami                    120,000                     51,972                      68,028
Mr. A.C. Parker                   80,000                      32,081                      47,919

Price per share for shares sold:               £9.88 per ordinary share

Date of sale:                                  8 August 2005

Date company informed of sale:                 8 August 2005

The revised total shareholding for each PDMR pursuant to the release of shares
under the EBT and subsequent sale to meet PAYE and NIC liability, is as follows

              PDMR                                        Beneficial Holding

Mr. N. J. Adami                                                 107,380
Mr. A.C. Parker                                                 77,390

The shares sold on behalf of the PDMR's to meet PAYE and NIC liability were
purchased by the EBT.   Following these transactions, the EBT holds a total of
3,563,370 ordinary shares in SABMiller plc in which certain senior employees,
including the following directors and PDMR's, have an interest as potential
beneficiaries: Mr. E.A.G. Mackay, Mr. M.I. Wyman, Mr. N.J. Adami, Ms. S. Clark,
Dr. A.J Clark, Mr. J Nel, Mr. A.C. Parker, Mr. A.O.C. Tonkinson, Mr. C.A. van

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