RNS Number : 0436U
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
07 October 2010

7 October 2010

Mitchells & Butlers plc (the 'Company')

Notice of General Meeting

On 20 August 2010 the Company announced that it had agreed to sell 333 pubs and certain associated assets to Stonegate Pub Company Limited for cash consideration of £373m (the 'Disposal'). The Disposal is conditional on the approval of the Company's shareholders. Mitchells & Butlers plc announces that a circular has today been posted to shareholders giving notice that a General Meeting will be held at The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL on Tuesday 26 October 2010 at 2.30pm to seek shareholder approval for the Disposal. The circular which includes notice of the General Meeting is posted on the Company's website at www.mbplc.com/circular. In accordance with paragraph 9.6.1 of the FSA Listing Rules the circular and related form of proxy have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

For further information, please contact:

Erik Castenskiold

Corporate Affairs

+44 121 498 4907

James Murgatroyd (Finsbury Group)


+44 207 251 3801

Notes for editors:


Mitchells & Butlers' leading portfolio of brands and formats includes Harvester, Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns, Premium Country Dining Group, Crown Carveries, Sizzling Pub Co., Browns, Miller & Carter, Metro Professionals, All Bar One, Nicholson's and O'Neill's. Further details are available on www.mbplc.com.


Mitchells & Butlers' continuing business serves around 125 million meals and 450 million drinks each year and is one of the largest operators within the UK's £70 billion eating and drinking out market.

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