REG - British Am. Tobacco - Transaction in Own Shares

Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:13pm EDT

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RNS Number : 3791N
British American Tobacco PLC
27 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 180,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 27 September 2012.  The average price was 3,204.6246p per share.


The highest price paid was 3,210p per share and the lowest price paid was 3,197p per share.


The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.


Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 87,258,325

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,938,998,621 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.


27 September 2012


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