british american tobacco p.l.c. annual report 2008 - Shareholder information

 
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ANNUAL REPORT 2009

Listings and shareholder services

Primary 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 Opens in new window

Shareholders' enquiry service

Access the web-based enquiry service for shareholders Opens in new window 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.

Buying or selling shares

Go online Opens in new window 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 Alternext U.S. (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
PO 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 Opens in new window

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 (0)20 7511 7797;
facsimile: +44 (0)20 7540 4326
email: bat@team365.co.uk

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

Our website

Access comprehensive information about British American Tobacco and download shareholder publications at the corporate website www.bat.com; 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 (0)1296 414 141
email enquiries: service@share.co.uk
website: www.share.co.uk Opens in new window

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 (0)20 7845 1000 or access the Investor Centre at www.bat.com/investorcentre/cgt.

Final dividend 2009 – dates in 2010

25 FebruaryDividend announced (including amount of dividend per share in both sterling and rand,
applicable exchange rate and conversion date)
05 MarchLast day to trade (JSE)
8-12 MarchNo transfers between UK main register and South African branch register; no shares may be dematerialised or rematerialised
08 MarchEx-dividend date (JSE)
10 MarchEx-dividend date (LSE)
12 MarchRecord date (LSE and JSE)
06 MayPayment date (sterling and rand)

Financial calendar 2010

28 AprilInterim Management Statement
28 AprilAnnual General Meeting,
The Mermaid Conference & Events Centre,
London EC4V 3DB
28 JulyHalf-Yearly Report
27 OctoberInterim Management Statement