RNS Number : 3373G
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
21 October 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):


BNP Paribas
Arbitrage SNC


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):


20
October 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


21
October 2008


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)

Ordinary

GB00B1FP6H53

19,066,131

19,066,131



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

Ordinary

GB00B1FP6H53

21,711,680

21,711,680


5.37%



B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(xii)


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date(xiii)



Exercise/Conversion Period/ 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

21,711,680

5.37%



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



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:


n/a


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


n/a


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


n/a


13. Additional information:



14. Contact name:


Neil Kober


15. Contacttelephone number:


+44
(0)20-7595-4821



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