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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:4260K
SABMiller PLC
13 October 2006


                                 SABMiller plc


                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Name of company

SABMiller plc


2. Name of shareholder having a major interest

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.


3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding
of the shareholder named in 2 above or 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

Notification in respect of party named in 2.


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

Registered Holder                                        Number of shares held

Capital Guardian Trust Company:
State Street Nominees Limited                                          849,800
Bank of New York Nominees                                              255,300
Northern Trust                                                         101,700
Chase Nominees Limited                                               1,909,010
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd                                               174,400
Midland Bank plc                                                       405,700
Cede & Co                                                               62,600
Bankers Trust                                                          355,100
Barclays Bank                                                            8,900
Royal Trust                                                              8,800
Brown Bros.                                                             16,700
Nortrust Nominees                                                      948,700
MSS Nominees Limited                                                    15,400
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                           49,500
Citibank                                                                 6,900
Citibank NA                                                             13,600
HSBC Bank plc                                                            1,200
Mellon Bank N.A                                                         57,000
ROY Nominees Limited                                                     8,600
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                           284,000
HSBC (Malaysia)                                                         12,600
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                   179,400

Capital International Limited:
State Street Nominees Limited                                           32,200
Bank of new York Nominees                                              727,800
Northern Trust                                                         486,500
Chase Nominees Limited                                                 609,600
Midland Bank plc                                                        44,800
Citibank London                                                         10,000
Morgan Guaranty                                                         83,700
Nortrust Nominees                                                      709,300
MSS Nominees Limited                                                    10,500
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                          237,800
Lloyds Bank                                                              3,300
Citibank                                                                 5,900
Deutsche Bank AG                                                         3,900
HSBC Bank plc                                                          249,400
Mellon Bank N.A.                                                        35,800
Northern Trust AVFC                                                     53,100
KAS UK                                                                  10,000
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                            31,900
Bank One Limited                                                        44,000
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                     2,800
Raiffeisen Zentral Bank                                                 99,300
Fortis Bank                                                              2,500
Metzler Seel Sohn & Co.                                                  2,600
Nordea Bank                                                             20,300
Bayerische Hypo Und Vereinsbank AG                                       4,000

Capital International S.A.:
Chase Nominees Limited                                                 128,600
Midland Bank plc                                                         3,700
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                           12,300
Lloyds Bank                                                              5,800
Citibank NA                                                              4,400
HSBC Bank plc                                                           40,500
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                     4,100
Metzler Seel Sohn & Co.                                                  3,200

Capital International, Inc.:
State Street Nominees Limited                                          278,800
Bank of New York Nominees                                              101,300
Northern Trust                                                           6,100
Chase Nominees Limited                                                 330,700
Midland Bank plc                                                         8,100
Bankers Trust                                                            4,600
Nortrust Nominees                                                       43,300
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                           20,500
Citibank                                                                 3,800
Citibank NA                                                             54,300
HSBC Bank plc                                                           10,100
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                    15,900

Capital Research and Management Company:
State Street Nominees Limited                                        1,119,234
Chase Nominees Limited                                              33,679,724
JPM Nominees Ltd                                                        28,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                          164,000


5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

This is the first notification received from this shareholder as a result of
their holding exceeding 3%.


6. Percentage of issued class

Registered Holder                                                       % held
Capital Guardian Trust Company                                           0.381
Capital International Limited                                            0.235
Capital International S.A.                                               0.014
Capital International, Inc.                                              0.058
Capital Research and Management Company                                  2.332
                                                                      ----------
                                                                          3.02


7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed

N/A


8. Percentage of issued class

N/A


9. Class of security

US$0.10


10. Date of transaction

10 October 2006


11. Date company informed

12 October 2006


12. Total holding following this notification

45,316,968


13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

3.02% of issued ordinary share capital


14. Any additional information

None


15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Holly Richards, Company Secretarial Assistant
01483 264 038


16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making
this notification

John Davidson, Company Secretary


Date of notification

13 October 2006


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