GoldmanSachs International 01 April 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 31 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) 547862 3.47 GBP 3.365 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price received (Note 3) 406465 3.47 GBP 3.365 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 2750 3.4332 GBP CFD Long 97250 3.4332 GBP CFD Long 125000 3.4215 GBP CFD Long 50000 3.4215 GBP CFD Long 7354 3.4519 GBP CFD Long 5499900 3.43 GBP CFD Long 550000 3.43 GBP CFD Long 100000 3.43 GBP CFD Long 350000 3.43 GBP CFD Short 350000 3.4315 GBP CFD Short 6499900 3.43 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 price American, date paid/received per e.g. call varying etc. (Note 5) European unit (Note 3) option etc. (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 01 April 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