UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


 
FORM 6-K
 

 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
September 26, 2023
 
Commission File Number: 001-38159


 
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO P.L.C.
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)


 
Globe House
4 Temple Place
London WC2R 2PG
United Kingdom
(Address of principal executive office)


 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
 
Form 20-F               Form 40-F ☐
 
 
 

 

 
This report includes materials as exhibits that have been published and made available by British American Tobacco p.l.c. as of September 26, 2023.


EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit
 
Description
 


  


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
British American Tobacco p.l.c.
 
   
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Nancy Jiang
 
    Name: 
Nancy Jiang  
    Title:   
Senior Assistant Company Secretary
 
       
 
Date:  September 26, 2023







Exhibit 1


British American Tobacco p.l.c.

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

On 22 September 2023 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 person discharging managerial responsibilities under the 2016 Long-Term Incentive Plan (“2016 Award”); 2017 Long-Term Incentive Plan (“2017 Award”); 2018 Long-Term Incentive Plan (“2018 Award”); and 2019 Long-Term Incentive Plan (“2019 Award”). Subsequent sales of shares are also set out below.

1
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a)
Name
David Waterfield
2
Reason for the notification
a)
Position/status
President and CEO, Reynolds American Inc.
b)
Initial notification /Amendment
Initial notification
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
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Exercise of options under the British American Tobacco Long-Term Incentive Plan (2016 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£nil
5,641
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
5,641
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue
Transaction 2
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Sale of shares from options exercised under the Long-Term Incentive Plan (2016 Award), including to meet tax liability arising
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£27.315215
5,641
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
5,641
 
£154,085.13
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)



Transaction 3
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
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
1,816
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
1,816
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue
Transaction 4
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Sale of shares from options exercised under the Long-Term Incentive Plan (2017 Award), including to meet tax liability arising
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£27.315215
1,816
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
1,816
 
£49,604.43
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)



Transaction 5
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
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
4,000
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
4,000
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue
Transaction 6
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Transfer of shares from options exercised under the Long-Term Incentive Plan (2017 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£nil
2,116
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
2,116
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue



Transaction 7
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Sale of shares to meet tax liability arising on exercise of Long-Term Incentive Plan options (2017 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£27.293107
1,884
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
1,884
 
£51,420.21
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)
Transaction 8
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Exercise of options under the British American Tobacco Long-Term Incentive Plan (2018 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£nil
6,527
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
6,527
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue



Transaction 9
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Transfer of shares from options exercised under the Long-Term Incentive Plan (2018 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£nil
3,453
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
3,453
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue
Transaction 10
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Sale of shares to meet tax liability arising on exercise of Long-Term Incentive Plan options (2018 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£ 27.293107
3,074
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
3,074
 
£83,899.01
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)



Transaction 11
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Exercise of options under the British American Tobacco Long-Term Incentive Plan (2019 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£nil
7,914
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
7,914
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue
Transaction 12
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Transfer of shares from options exercised under the Long-Term Incentive Plan (2019 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£nil
4,187
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
4,187
 
£nil
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue



Transaction 13
a)
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument
 
Identification code
Ordinary shares of 25p each
 
GB0002875804
b)
Nature of the transaction
Sale of shares to meet tax liability arising on exercise of Long-Term Incentive Plan options (2019 Award)
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
       
 
Price(s)
Volume(s)
 
 
£ 27.293107
3,727
 
       
d)
Aggregated information
 
- Aggregated volume
 
- Price
 
 
3,727
 
£101,721.41
e)
Date of the transaction
2023-09-22
f)
Place of the transaction
London Stock Exchange (XLON)


Name of officer of issuer responsible for making notification: Nancy Jiang
 
Date of notification: 26 September 2023


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