Centaurus Capital Limited 12 March 2008 FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) Centaurus Capital Limited Company dealt in Mitchells and Butlers Plc Class of relevant security to which the dealings being Ordinary Shares disclosed relate (Note 2) Date of dealing 11.03.2008 2. INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE (a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3) NSI: 403,080,304 Long Short Number (%) Number (%) (1) Relevant securities (2) Derivatives (other than options) 6,749,976 1.675% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell Total 6,749,976 1.675% (b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Long Short Number (%) Number (%) (1) Relevant securities (2) Derivatives (other than options) (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell Total (c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Details 3. DEALINGS (Note 4) (a) Purchases and sales Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit (Note 5) (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product Long/short (Note Number of securities (Note Price per unit (Note name, 6) 7) 5) e.g. CFD CFD Long 455,943 410.56p (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product Writing, Number of Exercise Type, e.g. Expiry Option name, selling, securities to American, money purchasing, which the option European varying etc. relates (Note 7) etc. e.g. price date paid/ call received option per unit (Note 5) (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. call Number of Exercise price per unit (Note option securities 5) (d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4) Nature of transaction (Note 8) Details Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5) 4. 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. Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) NO Date of disclosure 12.03.08 Contact name Paul Leary Telephone number 020 78523830 If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10) Notes The Notes on Form 8.3 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