BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities

British American Tobacco p.l.c.
Incorporated in England and Wales
(Registration number: 03407696)
Short name: BATS
Share code: BTI
ISIN number: GB0002875804



                      British American Tobacco p.l.c. (the "Company")


    Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial
                  responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

On 6 April 2020 the independent Trustee of the British American Tobacco Group Employee
Trust released the following number of British American Tobacco p.l.c. 25p ordinary shares
(the "Shares") granted to the following persons discharging managerial responsibilities
under the 2017 Long-Term Incentive Plan ("2017 Award"). Subsequent sales of shares are
also set out below.


1   Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely
    associated

a) Name                             Hae In Kim

2   Reason for the notification

a) Position/status                  Director, Talent and Culture

b) Initial notification             Initial notification
   /Amendment

3   Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform,
    auctioneer or auction monitor

a) Name                             British American Tobacco p.l.c.

b) LEI                              213800FKA5MF17RJKT63

4   Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of
    instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where
    transactions have been conducted

Transaction 1
a) Description of the financial
     instrument, type of
     instrument                   Ordinary shares of 25p each

     Identification code          GB0002875804

b) Nature of the transaction      Exercise of options under the British American
           Tobacco Long-Term Incentive Plan (2017 Award)

c)   Price(s) and volume(s)
                                   Price(s)                  Volume(s)


                                   £nil                      2,802

d) Aggregated information

     - Aggregated volume          2,802

     - Price                      £nil

e) Date of the transaction        2020-04-06

f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON)

Transaction 2
a) Description of the financial
    instrument, type of
    instrument                    Ordinary shares of 25p each

     Identification code          GB0002875804

b) Nature of the transaction      Sale of shares to meet tax liability arising on
                                  exercise of Long-Term Incentive Plan options

c)   Price(s) and volume(s)
                                   Price(s)                  Volume(s)


                                   £29.50252                 1,043
d) Aggregated information

     - Aggregated volume             1,043

     - Price                         £29.50252


e) Date of the transaction           2020-04-06

f)   Place of the transaction        London Stock Exchange (XLON)




1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely
     associated

a) Name                              Johan Vandermeulen

2    Reason for the notification

a) Position/status                   Regional Director, Europe and North Africa

b) Initial notification              Initial notification
   /Amendment

3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform,
     auctioneer or auction monitor

a) Name                              British American Tobacco p.l.c.

b) LEI                               213800FKA5MF17RJKT63

4    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of
     instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where
     transactions have been conducted

Transaction 1
a) Description of the financial
    instrument, type of
    instrument                       Ordinary shares of 25p each

     Identification code             GB0002875804

b) Nature of the transaction         Exercise of options under the British American
                                     Tobacco Long-Term Incentive Plan (2017 Award)
c)   Price(s) and volume(s)
                  Price(s)                  Volume(s)


                                   £nil                      14,815

d) Aggregated information

     - Aggregated volume          14,815

     - Price                      £nil

e) Date of the transaction        2020-04-06

f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON)

Transaction 2
a) Description of the financial
    instrument, type of
    instrument                    Ordinary shares of 25p each

     Identification code          GB0002875804

b) Nature of the transaction      Sale of shares to meet tax liability arising on
                                  exercise of Long-Term Incentive Plan options

c)   Price(s) and volume(s)
                                   Price(s)                  Volume(s)


                       £29.91                    7,090



d) Aggregated information

     - Aggregated volume          7,090

     - Price                      £29.91


e) Date of the transaction        2020-04-06

f)   Place of the transaction     London Stock Exchange (XLON)
8 April 2020

Sponsor: UBS South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Date: 09-04-2020 07:05:00
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