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British Am. Tobacco BATS Transaction in Own Shares

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

RNS Number : 9362Q
British American Tobacco PLC
12 November 2012




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 26 April 2012 it purchased 120,000 of its ordinary shares of 25
pence each ("shares") on 12 November 2012. The average price was 3,221.1470p
per share.



The highest price  paid was 3,234p  per share  and the lowest  price paid  was 
3,200p per share.



The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.



Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 92,315,366

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,933,944,970 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.



12 November 2012



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