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British Am. Tobacco BATS Transaction in Own Shares

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

RNS Number : 3724S
British American Tobacco PLC
29 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  125,000 of its  ordinary shares of  25 
pence each ("shares") on 29 November 2012. The average price was  3,278.7331p 
per share.

The highest price paid was  3,295.5p per share and  the lowest price paid  was 
3,268.5p per share.

The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of  these shares, the Company  holds 93,883,366 of  its 
shares in Treasury.  The Company  has 1,932,382,182ordinary  shares in  issue 
(excluding Treasury shares).

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



B M Creegan

Assistant Secretary

British American Tobacco p.l.c.





29 November 2012

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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