GoldmanSachs International 31 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 28 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) 909332 3.475 GBP 3.14 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 1483620 3.465 GBP 3.14 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 76774 3.3445 GBP CFD Long 94017 3.3445 GBP CFD Long 131971 3.3445 GBP CFD Long 75000 3.3493 GBP CFD Long 150000 3.3213 GBP CFD Long 75000 3.3432 GBP CFD Long 190000 3.3975 GBP CFD Long 10000 3.3975 GBP CFD Long 125642 3.3445 GBP CFD Long 19165 3.2168 GBP CFD Long 25000 3.2168 GBP CFD Long 20835 3.2168 GBP CFD Long 180820 3.2772 GBP CFD Long 79180 3.2772 GBP CFD Short 550000 3.4008 GBP CFD Short 100000 3.3402 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 31 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