Mitchells & Butlers PLC 13 December 2007 TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii): Mitchells & Butlers plc 2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( ) An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: Yes An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: No An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: No Other (please specify) : No 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii): Axa S.A., 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of companies 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv): ................. 5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different) (v): 10 December 2007 6. Date on which issuer notified: 13 December 2007 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 10% 8. Notified details: ................. A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of shares if possible using Situation previous to the Triggering the ISIN CODE transaction (vi) Number of Number of voting Rights shares (viii) GB00B1FP6H53 39,025,866 39,025,866 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii) Class/type of shares if possible Number of Number of voting % of voting using the ISIN CODE shares rights (ix) rights Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect (x) (xi) GB00B1FP6H53 7,124,557 7,124,557 33,211,809 1.77% 8.24% B: Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii) Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting rights that may % of financial Date Conversion be acquired if the instrument is voting instrument (xiii) Period/ Date exercised/ converted. rights (xiv) Total (A+B) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 40,336,166 10.01% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv): Name of company/fund Number of % of issued shares share capital AXA Sun Life plc (formerly Axa Equity & Law Direct 425,898 0.10566 Life Assurance Society plc) Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd a/c X Direct 125,219 0.03107 Sun Life Assurance Ltd a/c X Direct 766,828 0.19025 Sun Life Assurance Ltd a/c X Direct 1,492,682 0.37033 AXA Investment Co ICVC Distribution Fund Indirect 75,000 0.01861 AXA Investment Co ICVC Extra Income Fund Indirect 20,000 0.00496 AXA Investment Co ICVC UK Equity Income Fund Indirect 81,818 0.02030 PPP Healthcare Group plc Direct 18,880 0.00468 Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd Direct 124,338 0.03085 Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd a/c Direct 597,073 0.14813 Sun Life Assurance Society plc Direct 210,190 0.05215 Axa Insurance UK Direct 67,400 0.01672 AXA Financial Inc. Indirect 32,817,842 8.14204 Sun Life International (IOM) Ltd Direct 500,000 0.12405 AXA France Indirect 11,156 0.00277 Sun Life International (IOM) Ltd Direct 250,000 0.06202 AXA Financial Inc. Indirect 202,938 0.05035 Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd Direct 16,014 0.00397 Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd Direct 2,182 0.00054 Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd LTAV UK Equity Direct 80,135 0.01988 Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd ABL High Alpha Direct 208,000 0.05160 Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd FTSE All Share Direct 68,496 0.01699 Tracker Sun Life Pensions Management LTAV UK Equity Direct 360,190 0.08936 Sun Life Pensions Management ABL High Alpha Direct 913,200 0.22656 Sun Life Pensions Management FTSE All Share Direct 350,798 0.8703 Tracker Framlington Onshore Private Clients Indirect 2,856 0.00071 AXA Winterthur Direct 104,345 0.02589 Axa Sun Life With Profits Passive Direct 272,941 0.06772 Axa Sun Life With Profits Passive Direct 169,748 0.04211 Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: ................. 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: ................. 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: ................. 13. Additional information: ................. 14. Contact name: Terry Marsh 15. Contact telephone number: 020 7003 2637 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange