RNS Number : 1333Z
Mitchells & Butlers PLC
07 January 2011

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 state Yes/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):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

Smoothfield Holding Limited

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 reached if different) (v):

6 January 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

7 January 2011

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

3%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction (vi)




Number of shares


Number of voting Rights (viii)


Ordinary

GB00B1FP6H53

12,270,466

12,270,466

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)

Class/type of shares if 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

12,280,990

12,280,990

None

3.0023%

None

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


12,280,990

3.0023%

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:

n/a

14. Contact name:

Ward Associates

Mr. Don Ward

15. Contact email address:

donward@candw.ag


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