BTI - British American Tobacco p.l.c - Transaction in own shares

Release Date: 05/08/2011 07:10
Code(s): BTI
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BTI - British American Tobacco p.l.c - Transaction in own shares British American Tobacco p.l.c. Incorporated in England and Wales (Registration number: 03407696) Short name: BATS Share code: BTI ISIN number: GB0002875804 ("British American Tobacco p.l.c." or "the Company") TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES British American Tobacco p.l.c. (the "Company") announces that in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company`s Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2011 it purchased 160,000 of its Ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 4 August 2011. The average price was 2,790.9607p per share. The highest price paid was 2,831.5p per share and the lowest price paid was 2,752.5p per share. The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury. Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 45,507,554 of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,980,462,899 ordinary shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares). Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification: G C W Cunnington Deputy Secretary British American Tobacco p.l.c. 4 August 2011 Sponsor: UBS South Africa (Pty) Ltd Date: 05/08/2011 07:10:01 Supplied by Produced by the JSE SENS Department . The SENS service is an information dissemination service administered by the JSE Limited (`JSE`). The JSE does not, whether expressly, tacitly or implicitly, represent, warrant or in any way guarantee the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information published on SENS. The JSE, their officers, employees and agents accept no liability for (or in respect of) any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind or nature, howsoever arising, from the use of SENS or the use of, or reliance on, information disseminated through SENS.
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