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SABMiller PLC - Dividend Currency Conversion

RNS Number : 0615A
  SABMiller PLC
  29 July 2008




29 July 2008

In its Preliminary Results announcement for the year ended 31 March 2008,
published on Thursday, 15 May 2008, SABMiller plc announced that the exchange
rates to be used to determine the Sterling and Rand equivalent of the final
dividend of 42 US cents
per share would be calculated using the exchange rate prevailing on Thursday, 26
June 2008 for the Rand equivalent and on Monday, 28 July 2008 for the Sterling

On Friday, 27 June 2008, the Company announced that the rate of exchange
determined for converting to South African Rands was US$:ZAR = 7.9531786,
resulting in an equivalent final dividend of 334.0335012 SA cents per share.

The rate of exchange determined on Monday, 28 July 2008 for converting to
Sterling is GBP:US$ = 1.98697 resulting in an equivalent final dividend of
21.13771 UK pence per share.

The dividend will be payable on Thursday, 7 August 2008 to all shareholders
registered on the London and Johannesburg registers on Friday, 11 July 2008. 
The ex-dividend trading dates were Wednesday, 9 July 2008 on the London Stock
Exchange and
Monday, 7 July 2008 on the JSE Limited.

Shareholders will be asked to approve this proposal at the annual general
meeting scheduled for Thursday, 31 July 2008.

John Davidson
General Counsel & Group Company Secretary

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