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Mitchells & Butlers PLC
19 September 2008

19 September 2008


Mitchells & Butlers plc


Completion of acquisition of Whitbread pub restaurant sites

in exchange forlodges


Mitchells & Butlers is pleased to confirm that the acquisition of44pub restaurantssitesfrom Whitbread plcin exchange for 21 Express by Holiday Inn lodges, announced on31 July 2008, hasbeensuccessfully completed.



For further information please contact:


Investor Relations


Erik Castenskiold

0121 4986513



Media


James Murgatroyd (Finsbury Group)

0207 251 3801


Notes for editors:


- Mitchells &Butlersowns and operates around 2,000 high quality pubs in prime locations nationwide. The Group's predominantly freehold, managed estate is biased towards large pubs in residential locations. With around 3% of the pubs in theUK, Mitchells & Butlers has 10% of industry sales and average weekly sales per pub over three times greater than that of the averageUKpub.


- Mitchells & Butlers' leading portfolio of brands and formats includes Ember Inns, Harvester, Sizzling Pub Co., Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns, All Bar One, O'Neill's, Nicholson's and Browns. In addition, Mitchells & Butlers operates a large number of individual city centre and residential pubs.




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