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SABMiller PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number:3788D
SABMiller PLC
22 May 2006

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to
the shares or debentures
         of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.
(2)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating to
the shares of the issuer
         should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.
(3)      An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a
director/person discharging
         managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
relating to the shares of
         the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,
9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and
         24.


Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters.


1. Name of the issuer

SABMiller plc

2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in
accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

Mr A O C Tonkinson

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the
connected person

Relates only to person named at 3

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

Relates only to person named at 3

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

Ordinary shares of US$0.10 each

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

N/A - exercise and subsequent sale of options (see 15 below)

8. State the nature of the transaction

Exercise of options and subsequent sale of shares

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

70,655

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

0.0047%

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

70,655

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

0.0047%

13. Price per share or value of transaction

70,655 shares acquired at £4.1575 per share (exercise of options)

70,655 shares sold at £10.588547

14. Date and place of transaction

18 May 2006 - London

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

62,719 - 0.004%

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

19 May 2006

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes


N/A


17 Date of grant

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be
fixed at the time of exercise

22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following
notification

23. Any additional information

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Steve Whiffen 01483 264268

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification


Stephen Shapiro - Deputy Company Secretary


Date of notification

22 May 2006

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