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Transaction in Own Shares

Released 17:29 07-Mar-2013

RNS Number : 5312Z
British American Tobacco PLC
07 March 2013


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 280,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 07 March 2013.  The average price was 3520.5754p per share.


The highest price paid was 3,533.5p per share and the lowest price paid was 3,505.5p per share.


The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.


Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 97,157,487

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,929,256,776 ordinary shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares).

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


Bridget Creegan

Assistant Secretary

British American Tobacco p.l.c.


07 March 2013


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Transaction in Own Shares - RNS