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Release Date: 15/01/2021 09:00
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SFO Closes Investigation Into BAT

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.
15 January 2021

                                  SFO Closes Investigation Into BAT

The Company has been informed by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) that the SFO has
discontinued the investigation of suspicions of corruption in the conduct of business by the
Company, its subsidiaries and associated persons, which was announced on 1 August 2017.

BAT is pleased that the SFO has closed its investigation and that the SFO is taking no further action in
respect of this matter. BAT remains committed to the highest standards in the conduct of its

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Date: 15-01-2021 09:00:00
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