RNS Number : 2119M
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
18 January 2016


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi



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 tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached


An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):

Appointment of Proxy

X

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 Ltd

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

18 January 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

18 January 2016

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

4%



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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number
of
Shares

Number
of
Voting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB00B1FP6H53

0

0

17,936,260

17,936,260

0

4.34%

0



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

Percentage of voting rights

17,936,260

4.34%



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 Erwin

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

17,936,260 (4.34%)

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

28 January 2016, 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 Ltd.

The figures are based on a total number of voting rights of : 413,243,909

14. Contact name:

Ward Associates

Mr. Don Ward

15. Contact telephone number:

+1 268 462 6355


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