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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 25 April 2013 it purchased 265,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 1 July 2013. The average price was 3,428.6321p per share.
The highest price paid was 3,448p per share and the lowest price paid was 3,396p per share.
The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.
Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 114,213,237
of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,912,238,599 ordinary shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares).
Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification:
British American Tobacco p.l.c.
1 July 2013
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