GoldmanSachs International 28 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 27 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) 490558 4.615 GBP 4.40 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 3905100 8.7639 GBP 4.40 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 Short 1500 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 2850 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 1220 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 2090 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 29230 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 41110 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 11420 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 1150 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 470 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 13380 4.5524 GBP SWAP Short 2230 4.5524 GBP CFD Long 7900 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 124800 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 53300 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 2700 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 15700 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 200 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 19300 4.5441 GBP CFD Long 140536 4.5464 GBP CFD Long 7869 4.5893 GBP CFD Long 9464 4.5464 GBP CFD Short 21000 4.4056 GBP CFD Long 150000 4.5378 GBP CFD Long 4449 4.5268 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 price American, date paid/received per e.g. call varying etc. (Note 5) European unit (Note 3) option etc. (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 28 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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange