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SABMiller PLC - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6196Z
  SABMiller PLC
  22 July 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):

18 July 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

21 July 2008

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

    4%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares


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

 GB0004835483                    Number of shares          Number of voting Rights
        Ordinary shares          76,325,161                76,325,161

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

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

 GB0004835483                    Direct    Indirect    Direct    Indirect       Direct   Indirect
  Ordinary shares                          74,603,161            74,603,161              4.9512%

B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

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

  N/A

Total (A+B)
 Number of voting rights  % of voting rights
  74,603,161              4.9512%

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


Capital Guardian Trust Company   47,507,601                3.153%

Capital International Limited            16,283,142                1.081%

Capital International S.A.                 4,942,600                  0.328%

Capital International, Inc.                  5,869,818                  0.390%


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 1,506,759,032

14. Contact name:

Bill Warner, Assistant Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1483 264268

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