Morgan Stanley Securities Limited 19 March 2008 THE PANEL EXECUTIVE HAS AGREED ON AN EX-PARTE BASIS THAT THE BELOW TRADES HAVE NO CODE CONSEQUENCES, AS THE BELOW WAS A DIRECT RESULT OF A RANDOM SCATTER ALLOCATION IN RESPECT OF A LIFFE OPTION CONTRACT EXERCISE. FORM 8.1 DEALINGS BY OFFERORS, OFFEREE COMPANIES OR THEIR ASSOCIATES FOR THEMSELVES OR FOR DISCRETIONARY CLIENTS (Rules 8.1(a) and (b)(i) of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) Morgan Stanley Securities Limited Company dealt in Mitchells & Butlers Plc Class of relevant security to which the Ordinary Shares dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Date of dealing 17 March 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 23,000 (0.00%) 1,775,535 (0.44%) (2) Derivatives (other than options) 0 N/A 0 N/A (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell 77,000 (0.01) 0 N/A Total 100,000 (0.02%) 1,775,535 (0.44%) (b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Ordinary Shares Long Short dealt in ADR form Number Number (%) (%) (1) Relevant securities 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) (2) Derivatives (other than options) 0 N/A 0 N/A (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell 0 N/A 0 N/A Total 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) (c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Details N/A N/A 3. DEALINGS (Note 4) (a) Purchases and sales Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit (Note 5) GBP PURCHASE 23,000 4.4000 ***Please note: The UK Takeover Panel have been made aware of the above trade (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 N/A N/A N/A N/A (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 price American, date paid/received per e.g. call option varying etc. relates (Note 7) European etc. unit (Note 5) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. call option Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 5) PUT OPTION 23,000 4.4000 (d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4) Nature of transaction (Note 8) Details Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5) N/A N/A N/A 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. N/A Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES Date of disclosure 19 February 2008 Contact name Zafrhan Fahmy Telephone number 020 7677 1871 Name of offeree/offeror with which associated Punch Tavern Plc Specify category and nature of associate status (Note 10) Advisor Notes The Notes on Form 8.1 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at Supplemental Form 8: Details of open positions (in accordance with Note 9) Writing, selling, purchasing, Number of securities to which the option Exercise Expiry varying etc. relates (Note 7) price (GBP) date PURCHASING 77,000 440.0000 20/03/2008 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange