Marshall Wace LLP 13 March 2008 FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) Marshall Wace LLP Company dealt in Mitchells & Butlers plc Class of relevant security to which the Ordinary (ISIN GB00B1FP6H53) dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Date of dealing 12 Mar 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) Long Short Number (%) Number (%) (1) Relevant securities 6,631,964 1.65% 0 0.00% (2) Derivatives (other than options) 16,471,702 4.09% 585,564 0.15% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell 0 0.00% 0 0.00% Total 23,103,666 5.73% 585,564 0.15% (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 0 0 0% 0% (2) Derivatives (other than options) 0 0 0% 0% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell 0 0 0% 0% Total 0 0 0% 0% (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 name, Long/short (Note 6) Number of securities (Note 7) Price per unit (Note 5) e.g. CFD CFD Short 5,729 GBP 4.14 (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product name, Writing, selling, Number of securities Exercise Type, e.g. Expiry Option money purchasing, to which the option American, e.g. call option varying etc. relates (Note 7) price European etc. Date paid/received per unit (Note 5) (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. call option Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 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 13 Mar 2008 Contact name Matthew Rooney Telephone number +44 (0) 20 7316 2253 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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange