12 July 2010
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SABMILLER ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF UPDATED BASE PROSPECTUS
On 9 July 2010 SABMiller plc submitted to the Financial Services Authority an updated base prospectus relating to its U.S.$5,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme which was established on 25 July 2008 (the "Programme").
SABMiller plc expects that any notes issued under the Programme will be admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and admitted to trading on the Regulated Market of the London Stock Exchange plc. EUR1,000,000,000 of notes were issued under the Programme in July 2009 but no further notes are being issued at this time.
The updated base prospectus will shortly be available for inspection at the Financial Services Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:
Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Telephone number: +44 (0) 20 7066 1000
The updated base prospectus will also be available for viewing at www.sabmiller.com.
About SABMiller plc
SABMiller is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. The group's wide portfolio of brands includes premium international beers such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, as well as leading local brands such as Aguila, Castle, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie. SABMiller is also one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.
In the year ended 31 March 2010, the group reported US$3,803 million in adjusted pre-tax profit and group revenue of US$26,350 million. SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.
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