RNS Number : 2305E
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
16 December 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 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 instrumentswith 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(iii):

AXAS.A., 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of companies



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



5. Date of the transaction(and date on which the threshold is crossedor reached)(v):

15December2009



6. Date on which issuer notified:

16December2009



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

5%



8. Notified details:

……………..



A: Voting rights attached to shares(viii, ix)


Class/type of sharesif possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction



Number of shares

Number of voting Rights

GB00B1FP6H53

20,924,974

20,924,974



Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Class/type of sharesif possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights(x)



Direct

Direct(xi)

Indirect(xii)

Direct

Indirect

GB00B1FP6H53

7,270,273

7,270,273

11,951,501

1.78%

2.93%



B:QualifyingFinancial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date(xiii)



Exercise/ConversionPeriod(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

% of voting rights

19,221,774

4.72%


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


Name of the Company/Fund

Number of Shares



% of issued capital

AllianceBernstein

Direct


741,100


0.18179%

AllianceCapital Management

Direct


1,009,000


0.24751%

AXA Financial,Inc.

Indirect


11,354,873


2.78539%

AXA IMUK

Direct


5,520,173


1.35412%

AXA IMUK

Indirect


596,628


0.14636%

Total Direct


7,270,273


1.78343%

Total Indirect


11,951,501


2.93175%

TOTAL


19,221,774


4.71518%



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:

Kyere Tabiri


15. Contact telephone number:

020 7003 1510




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