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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number:1900M
SABMiller PLC
21 January 2008


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached:

SABMiller plc


2. Reason for the notification (place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (X)


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( )


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( )


Other (please specify) : ( )

.................


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Capital Group International, Inc.


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) :


5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different):

16 January 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

17 January 2008


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

5%


8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares if possible using     Situation previous to the Triggering
the ISIN CODE                                          transaction
GB0004835483                              Number of       Number of voting
                                          shares          Rights

Ordinary shares                            74,041,607         74,041,607


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares Number of shares      Number of voting     % of voting
if possible using                          rights               rights
the ISIN CODE


GB0004835483         Direct  Indirect      Direct Indirect      Direct Indirect


Ordinary shares               75,945,302           75,945,302           5.0454%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of     Expiration Exercise/     Number of voting rights that may   % of
financial   Date       Conversion    be acquired if the instrument is   voting
instrument             Period/ Date  exercised/ converted.              rights


N/A


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                      % of voting rights

75,945,302                                   5.0454%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:


Capital Guardian Trust Company 46,207,055 shares  3.070%

Capital International Limited 19,414,729 shares   1.290%

Capital International S.A. 5,383,500 shares       0.358%

Capital International, Inc. 4,940,018 shares      0.328%


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

n/a


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

n/a


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

n/a


13. Additional information:


Notification using the total voting rights figure of 1,505,224,076


14. Contact name:

Bill Warner, Assistant Company Secretary


15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268


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