RNS Number : 4273U
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
14 May 2008


TR-1(i):NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached(ii):

Mitchells & Butlers plc


2.Reason for the notification(please stateYes/No):( )


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights:Yes


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached:No


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights:No


Other (please specify) :No


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation(iii):

AxaS.A., 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of companies


4. Full name of shareholder(s)(if different from 3.)(iv):

……………..


5. Date of the transaction(and date on which the threshold is crossed or reachedif different)(v):

12 May2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

13 May2008


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

5%


8. Notified details:

……………..



A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of sharesif possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction(vi)



Number of shares

Number of voting Rights(viii)

GB00B1FP6H53

39,817,003

39,817,003



Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)


Class/type of sharesif possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares

Number of voting rights(ix)

% of voting rights



Direct

Direct(x)

Indirect(xi)

Direct

Indirect

GB00B1FP6H53

6,334,537

6,334,537

10,959,289

1.57%

2.72%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(xii)


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date(xiii)



Exercise/ConversionPeriod/ Date(xiv)


Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights















Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

17,293,806

4.29%


9.Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable(xv):


Name of company/fund


Number of shares

% of issued share capital


AXA Sun Life plc (formerly Axa Equity & Law Life Assurance Society plc)

Direct

425,898

0.10566%

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd a/c X

Direct

125,219

0.03107%

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd a/c X

Direct

766,828

0.19024%

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd a/c X

Direct

1,492,682

0.37032%

AXA UK Investment Co ICVC Distribution Fund

Indirect

75,000

0.01861%

AXA UK Investment Co ICVC Ethical Fund

Indirect

55,000

0.01364%

AXA UK Investment Co ICVC Extra Income Fund

Indirect

20,000

0.00496%

AXA UK Investment Co ICVCUKEquity Income Fund

Indirect

81,818

0.02030%

AXA UK Investment Co ICVC UK Growth Fund

Indirect

110,000

0.02729%

PPP Healthcare Group plc

Direct

18,880

0.00468%

Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd

Direct

37,000

0.00918%

Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd

Direct

135,000

0.03349%

Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd a/c

Direct

597,073

0.14813%

Sun Life Assurance Society Plc

Direct

210,190

0.05215%

Axa InsuranceUK

Direct

40,400

0.01002%

AXA General Unit Trust

Indirect

180,000

0.04466%

AXA Financial, Inc

Indirect

10,218,302

2.53505%

Sun Life International (IOM) Ltd

Direct

500,000

0.12404%

AXAFrance

Indirect

13,355

0.00331%

AXA Financial Inc.

Indirect

202,938

0.05035%

Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd

Direct

18,854

0.00468%

Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd

Direct

2,479

0.00062%

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd LTAVUKEquity

Direct

80,135

0.01988%

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd ABL High Alpha

Direct

5,700

0.00141%

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd FTSE All Share Tracker

Direct

68,496

0.01699%

Sun Life Pensions Management LTAVUKEquity

Direct

360,190

0.08936%

Sun Life Pensions Management ABL High Alpha

Direct

575,241

0.14271%

Sun Life Pensions Management FTSE All Share Tracker

Direct

358,310

0.08889%

Framlington onshore private clients

Indirect

2,856

0.00071%

AXAWinterthur

Direct

104,345

0.02589%

Axa Sun Life With Profits Passive

Direct

269,812

0.06694%

Axa Sun Life With Profits Passive

Direct

141,805

0.03518%


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

……………..


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

……………..


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

……………..

13. Additional information:

……………..


14. Contact name:

Terry Marsh


15. Contact telephone number:

020 7003 2637



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