Mitchells & Butlers plc
Mitchells & Butlers notes that it has received an enquiry about the possibility of, and the procedure for, adding a new proposal to the AGM agenda. The nominee from whom the enquiry was received stated that it was enquiring on behalf of one of its clients who is the beneficial owner of 84.4m shares, 20.7% of the shares in issue. The draft notice proposed that Raymond MacSharry be appointed as a director of the Company at the AGM to be held on 28 January 2010.
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Notes for editors:
Mitchells & Butlers owns and operates around 2,000 high quality pubs in prime locations nationwide. The Group's predominantly freehold, managed estate is biased towards large pubs in residential locations. With around 3% of the pubs in theUK, Mitchells & Butlers has 10% of industry sales and average weekly sales per pub almost four times greater than that of the averageUKpub.
Mitchells & Butlers' leading portfolio of brands and formats includes Ember Inns, Harvester, Sizzling Pub Co., Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns, Crown Carveries, All Bar One, O'Neill's, Nicholson's and Browns. In addition, Mitchells & Butlers operates a large number of individual city centre and residential pubs.