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Exhibit 1

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (the “Firm”)

Quarterly Dividends for the yr ended 31 December 2019:

Fee No. three – November 2020 (the “November 2020 Dividend”)

South Africa Department Register Finalisation Info

On 27 February 2020, the Firm introduced that the Board had declared an interim dividend of 210.4p per atypical share of 25p, payable in 4 equal quarterly instalments of 52.6p per
atypical share in Might 2020, August 2020, November 2020 and February 2021.

The November 2020 Dividend might be payable on 12 November 2020 to shareholders registered on both the UK fundamental register or the South Africa department register on 2 October 2020 (the
document date).

In accordance with the JSE Restricted (“JSE”) Itemizing Necessities, the finalisation info for the November 2020 Dividend regarding shareholders registered on the South Africa
department register is about out within the paragraphs under.

The salient dates and different dividend declaration info introduced on 27 February 2020 stay unchanged for the November 2020 Dividend.

South Africa Department Register: Dividend Charge

The British American Tobacco Group reviews in sterling, due to this fact dividends are declared and payable in sterling aside from shareholders on the department register in South Africa whose
dividends are payable in rand.  A fee of change of £:R = 20.98730 as at 17 September 2020 (the closing fee on that date as quoted by Bloomberg), leads to an equal November 2020 Dividend of 1103.93198 SA cents per atypical share.

South Africa Department Register: Dividends Tax Info

South Africa Dividends Tax (at a fee of 20%), equal to 220.78640 SA cents per atypical share, might be withheld from the gross November 2020 Dividend paid to shareholders on the
South Africa department register, until a shareholder qualifies for an exemption. After Dividends Tax has been withheld, the online dividend might be 883.14558 SA cents per atypical share.  The November 2020 Dividend is considered a ‘overseas dividend’ for
the needs of the South Africa Dividends Tax. For the needs of South Africa Dividends Tax reporting, the supply of earnings for the fee of the November 2020 Dividend is the UK.

On the shut of enterprise on 17 September 2020 (the most recent practicable date previous to the date of the declaration of the South African rand equal of the November 2020 Dividend), the
Firm had a complete of two,294,234,719 atypical shares in difficulty (excluding treasury shares). The Firm held 162,347,668 atypical shares in treasury giving a complete issued share capital of two,456,582,387 atypical shares.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. is registered with the South African Income Service (SARS) with tax reference quantity 9378193172.

 

For the avoidance of doubt, Dividends Tax and the knowledge offered above is of solely direct software to shareholders on the South Africa department register. Shareholders on the
South Africa department register ought to direct any questions relating to the applying of Dividends Tax to Computershare Investor Companies Proprietary Restricted, contact particulars for that are given under:

Computershare Investor Companies Proprietary Restricted

Non-public Bag, X9000, Saxonwold, 2132

tel: 0861 100 634; +27 11 870 8216

electronic mail enquiries: internet.queries@computershare.co.za

Identify of duly authorised officer of issuer chargeable for making notification:

Paul McCrory

Firm Secretary

British American Tobacco p.l.c.

21 September 2020

Enquiries:

Investor Relations

Mike Nightingale/Victoria Buxton/William Houston/John Harney

+44 20 7845 1180/2012/1138/1263

British American Tobacco Press Workplace
+44 (zero) 20 7845 2888 (24 hours)  | @BATPress 

 

 

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