RNS Number : 8605O
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
13 March 2009


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):

Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)


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

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)


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

11 March 2009


6. Date on which issuer notified:

13 March 2009


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

From3% to4% (L&G)


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)

GB00B1FP6H53

16,194,831

16,194,831



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(x)

Indirect(xi)

Direct

Indirect

GB00B1FP6H53

16,532,430

16,532,430

n/a

4.07%

n/a


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(xii)


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date(xiii)



Exercise/ConversionPeriod/ 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

16,532,430

4.07%


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



Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)
Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (16,532,430 – 4.07% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) (15,158,640 – 3.73% = PMC)
Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH)
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC) (15,158,640 – 3.73% = PMC)
Legal & General Assurance Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL)


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

……………..


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

……………..


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

……………..

13. Additional information:

Notification using the total voting rights figure of 405,800,574


14. Contact name:

Helen Lewis (LGIM)


15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 3124 3851




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