REG - British Am. Tobacco - Transaction in Own Shares

Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:30pm EDT

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RNS Number : 8016M
British American Tobacco PLC
20 September 2012


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 26 April 2012 it purchased 200,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 20 September 2012.  The average price was 3,235.6570p per share.


The highest price paid was 3,251p per share and the lowest price paid was 3,224.5p per share.


The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.


Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 86,193,325

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,940,063,621 ordinary shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares).

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


G C W Cunnington

Deputy Company Secretary

British American Tobacco p.l.c.                                    


20 September 2012


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