RNS Number : 3277I
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
29 May 2014

Response to press speculation

Mitchells & Butlers plc (Mitchells & Butlers) notes the recent press speculation regarding the Orchid Group (Orchid).

Mitchells & Butlers confirms that it has entered into exclusive discussions regarding the potential acquisition of the majority of the Orchid estate.

Discussions are ongoing and there can be no certainty that a transaction will be concluded.

A further announcement will be made in due course as appropriate.

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