RNS Number : 8464X
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
16 January 2014

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 state Yes/No): ( )

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: No

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

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments: No

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: No

Other (please specify) : Yes; Appointment of Proxy

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

Edward Irwin

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

Smoothfield Holding Limited

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

15 January 2014

6. Date on which issuer notified:

15 January 2014

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

3%

8. Notified details:

……………..



A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii, ix)

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction




Number of shares


Number of voting Rights


GB00B1FP6H53

0

0

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights (x)




Direct


Direct (xi)


Indirect (xii)


Direct


Indirect


GB00B1FP6H53

16,205,101

16,205,101

None

3.94%

None

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument


Expiration Date (xiii)




Exercise/Conversion Period (xiv)



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

% of voting rights




C: Financial instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments (xv, xvi)

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument


Exercise price

Expiration date (xvii)

Exercise/ conversion period (xviii)

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights (xix, xx)






Nominal

Delta



Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights


% of voting rights


16,205,101

3.94%

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

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

Edward Irwin

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

16,205,101 (3.94%)

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

30 January 2014, immediately following the annual general meeting of Mitchells & Butlers plc.

13. Additional information:

When proxy holder ceases to hold voting rights at the end of the Mitchells & Butlers plc AGM, all of the voting rights shall return to Smoothfield Holding Limited.

The figures are based on a total number of voting rights of 411,389,964.

14. Contact name:

Ward Associates

Mr Don Ward

15. Contact telephone number:

+1 268 462 6355


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