British Am. Tobacco BATS Transaction in Own Shares

  British Am. Tobacco (BATS) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 5975Q
British American Tobacco PLC
07 November 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 135,000 of its ordinary shares of 25
pence each ("shares") on 7 November 2012. The average price was 3,160.3028p
per share.

The highest price  paid was 3,180p  per share  and the lowest  price paid  was 
3,134p per share.

The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 91,955,366

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,934,304,970 ordinary shares in
issue (excluding Treasury shares).

Name  of   duly  authorised   officer  of   issuer  responsible   for   making 

G C W Cunnington

Deputy Company Secretary

British American Tobacco p.l.c.

7 November 2012

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