GoldmanSachs International 17 March 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 14 March 2008 2. DEALINGS (Note 2) (a) Purchases and sales Total number of securities purchased Highest price paid (Note 3) Lowest price paid (Note 3) 127272 3.9775 GBP 3.8291 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 256595 3.9775 GBP 3.9275 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 Short 2600 3.8299 GBP CFD Long 34143 3.9613 GBP CFD Long 200000 3.9613 GBP CFD Short 15000 3.9187 GBP CFD Short 67000 3.8303 GBP CFD Short 20220 3.8381 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 17 March 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