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BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

Release Date: 12/06/2014 07:05
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")


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
30 April 2014 it purchased 215,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares")
on 11 June 2014. The average price was 3540.7281p per share.

The highest price paid was 3,560p per share and the lowest price paid was 3,526.5p
per share.

The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 155,284,117 of its shares
in Treasury. The Company has 1,871,357,992 ordinary shares in issue (excluding
Treasury shares).

Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification:

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

12 June 2014


Sponsor: UBS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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