BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - Notification of transactions of directors, persons discharging managerial responsibility or connected persons

Release Date: 14/05/2015 17:00
Code(s): BTI
 
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Notification of transactions of directors, persons discharging managerial responsibility or connected persons

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")


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

Notifications made in accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1)(a) of the Disclosure Rules and
Transparency Rules.

1.   The Company was notified on 14 May 2015 by the trustee of the British American Tobacco
     Employee Share Ownership Plan (the “UK Plan”) that on 8 May 2015 ordinary shares of 25p
     each in British American Tobacco p.l.c. (the “Shares”) were purchased for the following
     Executive Directors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities (together the
     “Participants”) at a price of 3,587.359 pence per Share as a result of the reinvestment of
     dividends by the trustee in accordance with the UK Plan.

     The number of Shares purchased by each Participant in the UK Plan was as follows:

      Participant                British American Tobacco Shares Purchased
      N Durante                                        44
      J B Stevens                                      15
      J Bowles                                          7
      A Davy                                            7
      G Giordano                                       10
      A M Gray                                         13
      T L Marroco                                       3
      R Oberlander                                      5
      D O’Reilly                                       34
      N K Sethi                                        24
      K Wheaton                                        10

2.   The Company was notified on 14 May 2015 that on 8 May 2015, as a result of the reinvestment
     of the cash equivalent of the Company’s 2014 final dividend on shares held on their behalf by
     Computershare Company Nominees Limited as administrator of the Company’s vested share
     account, the Participants acquired Shares at a price of 3,587.359 pence per Share.

     The number of Shares acquired by each Participant was as follows:

      Participant                British American Tobacco Shares Acquired
      N Durante                                        615
      J B Abelman                                     7
      J Bowles                                      1,326
      A Davy                                          5
      R Oberlander                                   910
      D O’Reilly                                     106
      N K Sethi                                      488
      K Wheaton                                      78

3.   Following the above transactions, the total beneficial and family interests in British American
     Tobacco p.l.c. 25p ordinary shares of the following Executive Directors and persons discharging
     managerial responsibilities was as follows:

      Participant            Total Beneficial and Family Interests following this
                                                                     Notification
      N Durante                       262,466 (including 72,363 Deferred Shares)
      J B Stevens                     120,267 (including 48,167 Deferred Shares)
      J B Abelman                       34,666 (including 7,613 Deferred Shares)
      J Bowles                         93,939 (including 22,987 Deferred Shares)
      A Davy                           37,143 (including 13,673 Deferred Shares)
      G Giordano                       31,382 (including 22,942 Deferred Shares)
      A M Gray                         60,602 (including 23,754 Deferred Shares)
      T L Marroco                       19,933 (including 9,415 Deferred Shares)
      R Oberlander                     57,815 (including 15,390 Deferred Shares)
      D O’Reilly                       23,762 (including 15,553 Deferred Shares)
      N K Sethi                        52,421 (including 19,160 Deferred Shares)
      K Wheaton                        21,278 (including 16,375 Deferred Shares)




14 May 2015


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