GoldmanSachs International 18 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 15 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) 289598 4.6725 GBP 4.4275 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 1189171 4.6725 GBP 4.4239 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 SWAP Long 1010 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 29230 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 41110 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 11420 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 1150 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 470 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 13380 4.4239 GBP SWAP Long 2230 4.4239 GBP CFD Long 800 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 109900 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 67900 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 1930 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 16870 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 42600 4.4799 GBP CFD Long 38700 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 100000 4.4799 GBP CFD Long 139900 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 12500 4.4799 GBP CFD Long 14430 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 6300 4.4799 GBP CFD Long 15000 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 2200 4.4799 GBP CFD Long 3470 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 100 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 17950 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 100 4.4799 GBP CFD Long 300 4.4724 GBP CFD Long 5000 4.6128 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 18 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