RNS Number : 8938V
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
17 July 2009



TR-1:Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

Mitchells & Butlers PLC


2: Reason for notification(yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

yes

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

no

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

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:

Standard Life Investments Ltd

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

Vidacos Nominees

5. Date of the transaction(and date on which the threshold

is crossed or reached):

16 July 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:

17 July 2009

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

5%













8: Notified Details

Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shareIf possible use ISIN code

GB00B1FP6H53


Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

24,256,506

24,256,506


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Percentage of
voting rights

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

19,710,009

11,825,290

7,884,719

2.910%

1.940%


QualifyingFinancial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date

No. of voting rights that may be acquired
(if the instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights







C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument

Exercise
price

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion

period

Number of voting
rights instrument

refers to

% of voting rights


Nominal

Delta


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

19,710,009

4.850%





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


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:


14. Contact name:


investments_mo@standardlife.com
Standard Life Investments Ltd

15. Contact telephonenumber:


(0131) 245 6565



















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