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SABMiller PLC - EBT Additional Award

RNS Number:7090F
SABMiller PLC
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 Additional Award


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 67,254 ordinary shares in SABMiller plc to
directors and persons exercising managerial responsibility (PDMR's)
participating in the Performance Share Award Scheme (the 'Scheme').


On 10 June 2004 the company announced that the TSR performance condition had
been achieved in respect of Scheme awards made on 1 June 2001.  The directors/
PDMR's elected to retain these vested awards with the EBT for a further two
years.  That period having expired, the trustee has awarded additional nil-cost
awards to the directors/PDMR's.  The numbers of additional shares awarded and
those sold and retained by directors and PDMR's are set out below:

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


E.A.G. Mackay                  36,973               15,159               21,814              416,287
M.I. Wyman                     15,262                6,258                9,003              368,986
N. J. Adami                     8,885                3,839                5,046              164,077
A.C. Parker                     6,134                2,454                3,679               91,359


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 3,034,685 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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