BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - Transaction in own shares

Release Date: 12/09/2013 08:39
Code(s): BTI
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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")


British American Tobacco p.l.c. announces that in accordance with the
authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General
Meeting on 25 April 2013 it purchased 247,500 of its ordinary shares of 25
pence each ("shares") on 11 September 2013. The average price was
3,327.7061p per share.

The highest price paid was 3,339p per share and the lowest price paid was
3,313.5p per share.

The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 125,095,392
of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,901,358,140 ordinary
shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares).

Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making

Geoffrey Cunnington
Deputy Secretary
British American Tobacco p.l.c.

12 September 2013

Sponsor: UBS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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