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Implementation of Scheme of Arrangement for Acquisition of Foster's Group Limited

16 December 2011

SABMiller is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of all of the shares in Foster's pursuant to the implementation of the Scheme of Arrangement today, 16 December 2011.  The transaction consideration will be paid to Foster's' shareholders by Wednesday 21 December 2011.


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SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. The group's wide portfolio includes global brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, as well as leading local brands such as Aguila, Castle, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie.  SABMiller is also one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.

In the year ended 31 March 2011, the group reported US$4,491 million adjusted pre-tax profit and group revenue of US$28,311 million. SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.

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