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    • Callie444
    • By Callie444 9th Jul 18, 11:11 AM
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    Old shares
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    • 9th Jul 18, 11:11 AM
    Old shares 9th Jul 18 at 11:11 AM
    I found some old paperwork that suggests I may have been given some BAT shares when I worked at Eagle Star years ago.
    My attempts to find out if I do have shares have stalled as I cant find out who to ask.

    Any advice

    TIA Callie
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    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 9th Jul 18, 11:12 AM
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    http://www.bat.com/group/sites/UK__9D9KCY.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO6QCH3T
    • roger_c
    • By roger_c 9th Jul 18, 2:46 PM
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    I would suggest contacting the share registrars (see above link) and ask them for help. They might need previous addresses , etc, but if you have some paperwork there may be a shareholder reference number on it that they would use to find you more easily.
    • Vortigern
    • By Vortigern 9th Jul 18, 3:04 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 3:04 PM
    If you follow the link in post #2 you can find the dividend history. BATs have been paying regular dividends. Have you been receiving these? Have you moved house, or changed bank, since you acquired these shares?

    I'm curious as to why you'd be given shares in British American Tobacco while working for Eagle Star. Are you sure it was BAT?

    ETA It seems Eagle Star was acquired by BAT in 1984. Curiosity satisfied.
    Last edited by Vortigern; 09-07-2018 at 3:11 PM. Reason: Wikipedia
    • Callie444
    • By Callie444 10th Jul 18, 12:14 PM
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    • 10th Jul 18, 12:14 PM
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    • 10th Jul 18, 12:14 PM
    I worked there 30 years ago when I left school, thats what I found an old cheque. As I recall the job entailed a lot of stappling and putting letters in envelopes....

    I know shocking but who has sense when they are 18!!

    Thanks for all yor assistance, I phoned them and they were extremely helpful
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