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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:6985S
SABMiller PLC
14 October 2005

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1.  Name of listed company

SABMILLER PLC

2.  Name of shareholder with a major interest

BEVCO LLC

3.  Please state whether notification indicates that it is
regarding the holding of the shareholder named in 2 above, in respect of
a non-beneficial interest, or in the case of an individual holder if it
is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18

SHAREHOLDER NAMED IN 2 ABOVE

4.  Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one
holder, the number of shares held by each of them

BNY (OCS) NOMINEES LIMITED

5.  Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

ORDINARY SHARES OF US$0.10 EACH - 225,000,000 (THE 'SHARES')

6.  Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by the
listed company should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

APPROXIMATELY 15.04% OF ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL

7.  Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

            N/A

8.  Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by the
listed company should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

9.  Class of security

ORDINARY SHARES OF US$ 0.10 EACH

10. Date of transaction

12 OCTOBER 2005

11. Date listed company informed

14 OCTOBER 2005

12. Total holding following this notification

ORDINARY SHARES OF US$0.10 EACH - 225,000,000

13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this
notification (any treasury shares held by the listed company should not be taken
into account when calculating percentage)

ORDINARY SHARES OF US$0.10 EACH - 15.04%

14. Any additional information

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS HAVE A NOTIFIABLE INTEREST IN THE SHARES
PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 203 OR 208(3) OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1985:

- AGUILA LTD

- CODAN TRUSTEES (BVI) LIMITED (AS TRUSTEE OF THE CANARY TRUST)

- CANARY PRIVATE FOUNDATION

15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

STEPHEN SHAPIRO, DEPUTY COMPANY SECRETARY - +44 (0)1483 264125

16. Name and signature of duly authorised officer of the listed
company responsible for making this notification

A O C TONKINSON, COMPANY SECRETARY


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Date of notification 14 OCTOBER 2005


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