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SABMiller PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 1977W
  SABMiller PLC
  06 June 2008


SABMiller plc

Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMR's in accordance with DTR3.1

EBT Additional Award

The independent trustee of the SABMiller plc Employees' Benefit Trust (the
'EBT'), notified the company on 5 June 2008 that it had on 30 May 2008 exercised
its discretion and released 198,536 ordinary shares in SABMiller plc to
directors and persons
exercising managerial responsibility (PDMR's) participating in the Performance
Share Award Scheme (the 'Scheme').

On 5 July 2006 the company announced that the TSR performance condition had been
achieved in respect of Scheme awards made on 23 May 2003. 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 /       Shares retained
by      Revised Total
 and PDMR's              awarded to       sufficient shares      Director/PDMR's      Beneficial holding
                         Director/        sold to meet PAYE                          following EBT award
                           PDMR's         and NIC liability                                and sale
                                          (where applicable)
 E. A. G. Mackay*                81,930                33,592                48,338               756,219
 M. I. Wyman*                    38,335                15,718                22,617               471,413
 A. J. Clark                     20,354                 7,277                13,077                58,087
 S. M. Clark                     18,040                 7,397                10,463                40,600
 J. Nel                          20,295                 8,321                11,974                61,748
 C.A. van Kralingen              19,582                 7,833                11,749                45,137

* Directors

Price per share for shares sold: £12.24
Date of sale: 23 May 2008
Date company informed of sale: 5 June 2008


The shares sold on behalf of the directors and PDMR's either in entirety or to
meet PAYE and NIC liability (where applicable) were purchased by the EBT.
Following these transactions, the EBT holds a total of 4,432,605 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. M. Bowman, Dr. A.J. Clark, Ms. S. M. Clark, Mr J. Davidson, Mr N.T. Fell,
Mr. C.A. van
Kralingen, Mr N.T. Long, Mr A. Mervis, Mr. J. Nel and Mr. B.J.K. Smith.


John Davidson
General Counsel and Group Company Secretary
This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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