British Am. Tobacco BATS Director/PDMR Shareholding

  British Am. Tobacco (BATS) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6436Q
British American Tobacco PLC
08 November 2012




NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS



Notification made in accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1)(a) of the
Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules.



The Company was notified on 8 November 2012 by the trustee of the British
American Tobacco Employee Share Ownership Plan that on 5 November 2012 the
following executive director and other persons discharging managerial
responsibility (together the "Participants") had purchased ordinary shares of
25p each in British American Tobacco p.l.c. (the "Shares") by way of the
Partnership Share Scheme at a price of 3,155.000 pence per Share.



The number of Shares purchased by each Participant, together with their
interests following the transaction, are as follows:



Participant   British American Tobacco  Total Beneficial and Family Interests
                   Shares Purchased                following this Notification

                          
N Durante                 4                 222,152 (including 70,233 Deferred
                                                                       Shares)

                                                                             
G Giordano                4                            5,629 (including 5,523
                                                              Deferred Shares)

                                                                             
N R Withington            4                 149,031 (including 30,274 Deferred
                                                                       Shares)

                                                                             





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



G CW Cunnington

Deputy Secretary

Tel: 020 7845 1925



8 November 2012









Enquiries:



Investor Relations
Mike Nightingale/Rachael Brierley/Maya Farhat +44 20 7845
1180/1519/1977



British American Tobacco Press Office
Kate Matrunola/Jem Maidment/Will Hill +44 20 7845
2888



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