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SABMiller PLC - EBT Release

RNS Number:7080F
05 July 2006

SABMiller plc

Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMR's in accordance with DR3.1R

Notification of directors' interests: Companies Act 1985 s239

EBT Release

The independent trustee of the SABMiller plc Employees' Benefit Trust (the
'EBT'), notified the company on 3 July 2006 that it had on 20 June 2006
exercised its discretion and released 525,601 ordinary shares in SABMiller plc
to directors and persons exercising managerial responsibility (PDMR's)
participating in the Performance Share Award Scheme.  These shares relate to
conditional awards made on 23 May 2003 to the directors and PDMRs named below.

The shares were released in line with the Remuneration Committee's decision on
16 May 2006 that all 525,601 performance shares would vest in full on the third
anniversary date of the award, having achieved the TSR performance condition and
recognising that all the persons named below would still be in service on the
anniversary date.

Name of Directors    Shares released to   Shares sold to meet  Shares retained  
 Revised Total
and PDMR's           Director/PDMR        PAYE and NIC         by Director/PDMR   Beneficial holding
                                          liability (where                        following EBT
                                          applicable)                             release and sale

E.A.G. Mackay                 163,860               69,638               94,222            394,473
M.I. Wyman                     76,669               32,584               44,085            359,983
N. J. Adami                    93,536               41,885               51,651            159,031
A.J. Clark                     40,707               16,878               23,829             30,870
S. Clark                       36,079               15,333               20,746             20,746
J. Nel                         40,589               17,250               23,339             33,718
A.C. Parker                    34,997               14,511               20,486             87,680
C.A. van Kralingen             39,164               16,239               22,925             22,925

Price per share for shares sold: £9.85
Date of sale: 20 June 2006
Date company informed of sale: 3 July 2006

The shares sold on behalf of the directors and PDMR's to meet PAYE and NIC
liability (where applicable) were purchased by the EBT.  Following these
transactions, the EBT holds a total of 3,171,234 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 Kralingen, Mr. M. Sherrington, Mr.
B.J.K. Smith and *Mr. J. Davidson.

*PDMR designate

A.O.C. Tonkinson
Company Secretary

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