Securitisation and debt information
At Mitchells & Butlers, our borrowings consist of a whole business securitisation comprising around £1.85 billion of debt as at April 2015 in the form of tradeable, listed bonds secured over the assets and cashflow of the majority of the business.
In September 2006, we raised £1.1bn via a bond issue to increase our securitised debt by £655m to £2.46bn and refinance existing Floating Rate Notes of £450m. The current cash interest cost is 6.1%.
The pubs within the securitisation are owned by Mitchells & Butlers Retail Limited, a 100% owned subsidiary of Mitchells & Butlers plc, which has a financial year end of end September in line with the Group. The performance of the securitisation pubs is reported half yearly on a quarterly basis in line with Mitchells & Butlers plc Interim and Final results in May and November respectively.