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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:3564O
SABMiller PLC
20 December 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                                        1,182,400
Bank of New York Nominees                                              539,300
Northern Trust                                                         131,800
Chase Manhatten                                                            500
Westpac Custodian Nominees                                              11,500
Chase Manhatten Bank Australia Limited                                   1,300
Chase Nominees Limited                                               4,176,703
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd                                               227,500
Midland Bank plc                                                       489,700
Cede & Co                                                               75,100
Deutsche Bank Mannheim                                                     900
Bankers Trust                                                          447,200
Barclays Bank                                                            9,900
Royal Trust                                                              8,800
Brown Bros.                                                             57,500
Nortrust Nominees                                                    1,214,207
MSS Nominees Limited                                                    21,700
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                          102,400
Citibank NA                                                             15,900
Deutsche Bank AG                                                           700
HSBC Bank plc                                                            1,200
Mellon Bank N.A                                                         57,000
Bank of Ireland Nominees Limited                                         3,000
ROY Nominees Limited                                                    12,300
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                           342,000
HSBC                                                                    16,100
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                   354,100

Capital International Limited:
State Street Nominees Limited                                          285,400
Bank of New York Nominees                                            2,310,800
Northern Trust                                                         893,500
Chase Nominees Limited                                               1,043,794
Midland Bank plc                                                        68,900
Citibank London                                                         10,000
Morgan Guaranty                                                        140,400
Nortrust Nominees                                                    1,480,600
MSS Nominees Limited                                                    46,900
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                          485,000
Lloyds Bank                                                             19,800
Citibank                                                                 5,900
Deutsche Bank AG                                                       235,800
HSBC Bank plc                                                          428,500
Mellon Bank N.A.                                                        60,600
KAS UK                                                                  25,400
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                            31,900
Bank One Limited                                                       102,200
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                     2,800
Raiffeisen Zentral Bank                                                254,100
Fortis Bank                                                              2,500
Metzler Seel Sohn & Co.                                                  2,600
Nordea Bank                                                             53,400
Bayerische Hypo Und Vereinsbank AG                                       4,000

Capital International S.A.:
Chase Nominees Limited                                                 259,000
Midland Bank plc                                                         9,200
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                           23,300
Lloyds Bank                                                             14,600
Citibank NA                                                              4,400
HSBC Bank plc                                                          106,600
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                     4,100
Metzler Seel Sohn & Co.                                                  3,200

Capital International, Inc.:
State Street Nominees Limited                                          160,300
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                                                       79,400
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                           20,500
Citibank                                                                 3,800
Citibank NA                                                             54,300
State Street Australia Limited                                         477,018
HSBC Bank plc                                                           26,800
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                    15,900

Capital Research and Management Company:
State Street Nominees Limited                                        1,626,234
Chase Nominees Limited                                              40,371,089
JPM Nominees Ltd                                                        28,000
State Street Bank & Trust Co.                                          182,900


5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

                                                                    16,099,977


6. Percentage of issued class


1.07%

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

18 December 2006


11. Date company informed

19 December 2006


12. Total holding following this notification

                                                                    61,416,945


13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

4.09% 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

20 December 2006


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