GoldmanSachs International 08 February 2008 FORM 38.5(a) DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY (Rule 38.5(a) of the Takeover Code) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of exempt principal trader (GS) GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL Company dealt in MITCHELLS & BUTLERS PLC Class of relevant security to which the Ordinary Shares dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1) Date of dealing 07 February 2008 2. DEALINGS (Note 2) (a) Purchases and sales Total number of securities purchased Highest price paid (Note 3) Lowest price paid (Note 3) 1008565 4.7475 GBP 4.47 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 4255684 4.7475 GBP 4.47 GBP (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product name, Long/short (Note 4) Number of securities (Note 5) Price per unit (Note 3) e.g. CFD CFD Long 50 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 49900 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 72400 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 650 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 6300 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 14100 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 40100 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 450 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 2400 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 3200 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 7100 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 21300 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 47900 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 300 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 600 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 7700 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 17400 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 10100 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 22800 4.5579 GBP CFD Long 50 4.5175 GBP CFD Long 200 4.5579 GBP CFD Short 34690 4.6878 GBP CFD Short 8122 4.6878 GBP CFD Short 28722 4.6878 GBP CFD Short 250000 4.602 GBP CFD Short 250000 4.5807 GBP CFD Long 409100 4.5826 GBP CFD Long 19300 4.5826 GBP CFD Long 50200 4.5826 GBP CFD Long 21400 4.5826 GBP CFD Long 500000 4.5877 GBP CFD Short 75244 4.6604 GBP CFD Short 84397 4.6604 GBP CFD Long 626 455.0799 GBP (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product name, Writing, selling, Number of securities to Exercise Type, e.g. Expiry Option money purchasing, which the option relates American, e.g. call varying etc. (Note 5) price European date paid/received per option etc. unit (Note 3) (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. call option Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 3) 3. OTHER INFORMATION Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated. Date of disclosure 08 February 2008 Contact name Peter Highton Telephone number +44-207-774-1935 Name of offeree/offeror with which connected PUNCH TAVERNS PLC Nature of connection (Note 6) Advisor Notes The Notes on Form 38.5(a) can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange