GoldmanSachs International 25 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 20 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) 358120 6.0001 GBP 3.2406 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 1420890 3.3605 GBP 3.225 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 Long 77700 3.28 GBP CFD Long 9000 3.28 GBP CFD Short 1700 3.2413 GBP CFD Short 3900 3.2413 GBP CFD Short 6400 3.2413 GBP CFD Short 19400 3.2413 GBP CFD Long 74600 3.28 GBP CFD Long 21000 3.28 GBP CFD Short 5100 3.2413 GBP CFD Long 67000 3.28 GBP CFD Long 20220 3.28 GBP CFD Long 19180 3.28 GBP CFD Short 1100 3.2413 GBP CFD Short 100000 3.2949 GBP CFD Long 181300 3.28 GBP CFD Long 21000 3.28 GBP CFD Long 50000 3.3605 GBP CFD Short 250000 3.27 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) Put Option S 20000 3.70 GBP American 20/03/08 0.43 GBP Put Option S 230000 3.70 GBP American 20/03/08 0.43 GBP (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 25 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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange