British Am. Tobacco BATS Transaction in Own Shares

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

RNS Number : 7407R
British American Tobacco PLC
21 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 110,000 of its ordinary shares of 25
pence each ("shares") on 21 November 2012. The average price was 3,202.0948p
per share.

The highest price  paid was 3,217p  per share  and the lowest  price paid  was 
3,184.5p per share.

The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 93,163,366

of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,933,096,998 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.

21 November 2012

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