Annual Report 2011

Shareholder information

Listings and shareholder services

Premium listing

London Stock Exchange (Share Code: BATS; ISIN: GB0002875804)

United Kingdom Registrar

Computershare Investor Services PLC
The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 6ZZ
tel: 0800 408 0094; +44 870 889 3159
web-based enquiries: www.investorcentre.co.uk/contactus

www.computershare.com/uk/investor/bri
Access the web-based enquiry service for shareholders operated by Computershare Investor Services in the UK; view details of your British American Tobacco shareholding and recent dividend payments and register for shareholder electronic communications to receive notification of British American Tobacco shareholder mailings by email.

www.computershare.com/dealing/uk
Go online or telephone 0870 703 0084 (UK) to buy or sell British American Tobacco shares traded on the London Stock Exchange. This service is only available to shareholders in countries where settlement can be made in sterling or euros.

Secondary listing

JSE (Share Code: BTI)

Shares are traded in electronic form only and transactions settled electronically through Strate.

South Africa Registrar

Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 61051, Marshalltown 2107, South Africa
tel: 0861 100 925; +27 11 870 8222
email enquiries: web.queries@computershare.co.za

American Depositary Receipts

NYSE Amex Equities (Symbol: BTI; CUSIP No. 110448107)

British American Tobacco sponsors an American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme in the United States. Each ADR represents two of the Company’s ordinary shares.

Enquiries regarding ADR holder accounts and payment of dividends should be directed to:
Citibank Shareholder Services P.O. Box 43077, Providence, Rhode Island 02940-3077, USA
tel: 1-888 985-2055 (toll-free) or +1 781 575 4555
email enquiries: citibank@shareholders-online.com
website: www.citi.com/dr

Publications

Copies of current and past Annual Reports are available on request. Copies of the Group corporate descriptive booklet About Us are also available. Highlights from these publications can be produced in alternative formats such as Braille, audio tape and large print, contact:
British American Tobacco Publications
Unit 80, London Industrial Park, Roding Road, London E6 6LS
tel: +44 20 7511 7797; facsimile: +44 20 7540 4326
email: bat@team365.co.uk

Alternatively contact Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd using the contact details shown above.

Our website – www.bat.com

Access comprehensive information about British American Tobacco and download shareholder publications at the corporate website; visit the Investor Centre for valuation and charting tools and dividend and share price data and subscribe to the email and SMS alert services for key financial events in the British American Tobacco financial calendar.

Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Available to the majority of shareholders on the UK register, this is a straightforward and economic way of utilising your dividends to build up your shareholding in British American Tobacco. Contact Computershare Investor Services in the UK for details.

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

A British American Tobacco sponsored ISA. Contact:
The Share Centre
PO Box 2000, Aylesbury, Bucks HP21 8ZB
tel: 0800 800 008; +44 1296 414 141
email enquiries: service@share.co.uk
website: www.share.co.uk

(The tax advantages of ISAs depend on your individual circumstances and the benefits of ISAs could change in the future. You should note that investments, their value and the income they provide can go down as well as up and you might not get back what you originally invested.)

Capital gains tax

Fact sheet for British American Tobacco historical UK capital gains tax information; contact the British American Tobacco Company Secretarial Department, tel: +44 20 7845 1000 or access the Investor Centre at www.bat.com/investorcentre/cgt.

Final dividend 2011 – dates in 2012

23 February Dividend announced (including amount of dividend per share in both sterling and rand, applicable exchange rate and conversion date – 21 February 2012)
23 February to
9 March
From the commencement of trading on 23 February to 9 March 2012 (inclusive), no removal requests in either direction between the UK main register and the South African branch register will be permitted
2 March Last day to trade (JSE)
5-9 March No transfers between the UK main register and South African branch register; no shares may be dematerialised or rematerialised
5 March Ex-dividend date (JSE)
7 March Ex-dividend date (LSE)
9 March Record date (LSE and JSE)
3 May Payment date (sterling and rand)

Financial calendar 2012

26 April Interim Management Statement
26 April Annual General Meeting
The Banqueting House, Whitehall,
London SW1A 2ER
25 July Half-Yearly Report
24 October Interim Management Statement

Analyses of shareholders

The high and low prices at which the Company’s shares are recorded as having traded during the year on each of the LSE and the JSE are as follows:

  High Low
LSE £30.68 £22.825
JSE R397.70 R250.80

At 31 December 2011 there was a total of 2,025,986,670 ordinary shares in issue held by 111,284 shareholders. These shareholdings are analysed as follows:

(a) by listing as at 31 December 2011:

Register Total number
of shares
Percentage of
issued share
capital
Number of
holders
UK 1,810,487,974 89.36 51,194
South Africa 215,498,696 10.64 60,090

(b) by category of shareholder and size of shareholding as at 31 December 2011 being the date on which equivalent information is available on both registers:

UK Register

Category of UK
shareholder
Number of
UK holders
Percentage
of total UK
holders
Number of
UK ordinary shares
Percentage
of UK
ordinary
share
capital
Individuals 42,680 83.37 51,173,090 2.83
Financial
institutions/
Pension funds
289 0.56 10,486,323 0.58
Nominee
companies
7,893 15.42 1,683,233,673 92.97
Other corporate
holders
331 0.65 8,597,126 0.47
Treasury Shares
(UK)
1 <0.01 56,997,762 3.15

South African Register

Category of SA
shareholder
Number of
SA holders
Percentage
of total SA
holders
Number of SA
ordinary shares
Percentage of
SA ordinary
share capital
Individuals 44,191 73.54 29,527,026 13.70
Financial
institutions/
Pension funds
1,405 2.34 137,381,213 63.75
Nominee
companies
11,990   19.95 35,876,431 16.65
Other
corporate
holders
2,504 4.17 12,714,026 5.90

Combined Registers

Category of
shareholder
Number of
holders
Percentage
of total
holders
Number of
ordinary shares
Percentage of
issued
ordinary
share capital
Individuals 86,871 78.06 80,700,116 3.98
Financial
institutions/
Pension funds
1,694 1.52 147,867,536 7.30
Nominee
companies
19,883 17.87 1,719,110,104 84.85
Other
corporate
holders
2,835 2.55 21,311,152 1.05
Treasury Shares
(UK)
1 <0.01 56,997,762 2.82

UK Register

  Number of
holders
Percentage of UK
ordinary share capital
1 – 1,999 42,212 1.17
2,000 – 9,999 6,912 1.43
10,000 – 199,999 1,525 3.87
200,000 – 499,999 213 3.73
500,000 and over 331 86.65
Treasury shares (UK) 1 3.15

South African Register

  Number of
holders
Percentage of SA ordinary
share capital
1 – 1,999 53,340 8.99
2,000 – 9,999 5,061 9.36
10,000 – 199,999 1,562 26.32
200,000 – 499,999 82 11.94
500,000 and over 45 43.39

Combined Registers

  Number of
holders
Percentage of issued
ordinary share capital
1 – 1,999 95,552 2.01
2,000 – 9,999 11,973 2.27
10,000 – 199,999 3,087 6.25
200,000 – 499,999 295 4.60
500,000 and over 376 82.06
Treasury shares (UK) 1 2.81