bat plc annual report 2007 - Shareholder information

 
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Annual Report and Accounts 2007

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Publications

Copies of Annual Report and Accounts and the Performance Summary are available on request. Copies of the Group corporate descriptive booklet About Us and past Quarterly Reports 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 (0)20 7511 7797, facsimile: +44 (0)20 7540 4326 e-mail: bat@team365.co.uk

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American Depositary Receipts

British American Tobacco sponsors an American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme in the United States. Enquiries regarding ADR holder accounts and payment of dividends should be directed to Shareholder Relations, The Bank of New York Mellon, PO Box 11258, Church Street Station, New York, NY 10286-1258, USA tel: +1 888 BNY ADRS (toll-free) or +1 212 815 3700 e-mail: shareowners@bankofny.com; Website: www.adrbny.com Opens new window

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 (UK); +44 (0)1296 414 141 e-mail: service@share.co.uk; Website: www.share.co.uk Opens new window

Capital gains tax

Fact sheet for British American Tobacco historical capital gains tax information; contact the British American Tobacco Company Secretarial Department tel: +44 (0)20 7845 1000 or access the Investor Centre Opens new window 

Final dividend 2007

  • Ex-dividend date – 5 March 2008
  • Record date – 7 March 2008
  • Payment date – 7 May 2008

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 30 April 2008 at 11.30am,
The Mermaid Conference & Events Centre,
Puddle Dock, Blackfriars London EC4V 3DB

Financial results 2008

  • First quarter – 7 May
  • Interim  – 31 July
  • Third quarter – 30 October

Analyses of shareholders

At 31 December 2007, there were 2,024,504,341 ordinary shares in issue held by 58,030 shareholders. These shareholdings are analysed as follows by category of shareholder and size of shareholding:

Category of shareholderNumber
of holders
%
of total
holders
Number of
ordinary
shares
%
of issued
share capital
Individuals50,54187.0968,107,9073.37
Financial institutions/
pension funds
2430.423,297,1380.16
Nominee companies6,74411.621,323,258,96765.36
Other corporate holders5000.8618,614,9220.92
Treasury1<0.016,888,7800.34
R&R Holdings S.A.1<0.01604,336,62729.85*
 58,030100.002,024,504,341100.00

*The interest of R&R Holdings S.A. in the issued share capital (excluding treasury shares is 29.95 per cent (Director's report).

Size of shareholdingNumber of holders% of issued
share capital
1 - 1,99946,7141.22
2,000 - 9,9999,2581.71
10,000 - 199,9991,5483.28
200,000 - 499,9992143.41
500,000 and over29690.38
 58,030100.00
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