British American Tobacco purchases 75,000 ordinary shares of 25 pence/ordinary share on Nov. 23; average price was 2821.4464 pence/share

LONDON , November 23, 2011 (press release) – 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 28 April 2011 it purchased 75,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each ("shares") on 23 November 2011. The average price was 2821.4464p per share.

The highest price paid was 2853.0p per share and the lowest price paid was 2794.5p per share.

The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.

Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 56,132,849 of its shares in Treasury. The Company has 1,969,852,062 ordinary shares in issue (excluding Treasury shares).

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