John Manser, who has been a non-executive director of SABMiller for a decade has bought 5,000 shares in the brewer.
Manser paid 2083.82p a share for the 5,000 shares, which cost a total of £104,000. He has taken advantage of the weakness in the share price since the beginning of 2011.
Organic volumes of lager, which strip out the effects of acquisitions and disposals, rose 3% in the Peroni and Grolsch firm's third quarter. They're up 2% for the first nine months, helped by better economic conditions in many of its emerging markets.
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Soft drinks volumes grew 5% on an organic basis and were up 3% for the first nine months.
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