RNS Number : 2284O
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
14 September 2011

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY ("RI") STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:

Nomura International Plc

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Mitchells & Butlers Plc

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:

Mitchells & Butlers Plc

(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

13 September 2011

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?

NO

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:

8 13/24p ordinary shares

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

345,590

0.084%

114,175

0.028%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

345,590

0.084%

114,175

0.028%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:


Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:


If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security

Purchase/sale

Number of securities

Price per unit

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

169

2.352

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

337

2.354

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

384

2.355

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,783

2.358

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,000

2.359

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

23,995

2.360

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,000

2.362

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,400

2.370

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,046

2.374

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,522

2.375

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

260

2.378

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,162

2.380

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

443

2.384

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,010

2.387

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,699

2.390

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,610

2.391

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,000

2.392

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,871

2.394

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,655

2.395

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,021

2.396

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

174

2.397

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

966

2.398

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,811

2.399

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

27,128

2.400

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

11,345

2.401

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

19,592

2.402

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,584

2.403

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,860

2.404

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,337

2.405

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,599

2.406

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,443

2.407

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

21,016

2.408

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,622

2.409

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,195

2.410

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,090

2.411

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

453

2.412

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,035

2.413

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,639

2.414

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,591

2.415

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

707

2.416

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,668

2.417

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

163,819

2.418

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,527

2.419

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,639

2.420

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,942

2.421

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,690

2.422

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

60,620

2.423

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

593

2.424

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,774

2.425

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,347

2.426

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,549

2.427

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,876

2.430

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,694

2.431

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,550

2.432

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,751

2.433

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,797

2.434

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

684

2.435

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,566

2.437

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

17,037

2.438

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,810

2.439

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

17,499

2.440

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,588

2.441

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,846

2.442

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,480

2.443

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,620

2.444

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,234

2.445

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,789

2.446

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

36,353

2.447

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,573

2.448

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

12,714

2.449

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

15,448

2.450

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

600

2.451

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,553

2.452

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,064

2.453

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,280

2.455

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,362

2.457

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,160

2.458

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,565

2.460

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,048

2.461

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,090

2.462

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,343

2.465

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

417

2.466

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

497

2.469

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10,973

2.470

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,713

2.471

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,097

2.483

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

646

2.485

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,785

2.486

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,102

2.487

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

600

2.489

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,343

2.490

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,440

2.493

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,281

2.494

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,380

2.498

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,926

2.500

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

157

2.501

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

36,911

2.510

Ordinary Shares

Sale

700

2.362

Ordinary Shares

Sale

15,046

2.366

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,843

2.370

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,227

2.371

Ordinary Shares

Sale

194

2.374

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,720

2.378

Ordinary Shares

Sale

55,000

2.380

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,088

2.386

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,136

2.387

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,362

2.388

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,908

2.389

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,063

2.390

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,291

2.393

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,033

2.394

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,022

2.395

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,843

2.397

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,718

2.398

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,811

2.399

Ordinary Shares

Sale

15,618

2.400

Ordinary Shares

Sale

25,000

2.402

Ordinary Shares

Sale

183

2.402

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,602

2.403

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,728

2.404

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,173

2.405

Ordinary Shares

Sale

12,259

2.406

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,738

2.407

Ordinary Shares

Sale

12,225

2.408

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,102

2.409

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,012

2.410

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,603

2.411

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,757

2.412

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,513

2.413

Ordinary Shares

Sale

21,813

2.414

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,709

2.415

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,551

2.416

Ordinary Shares

Sale

15,570

2.417

Ordinary Shares

Sale

11,495

2.418

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,190

2.419

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,510

2.420

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,990

2.421

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,029

2.424

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,504

2.426

Ordinary Shares

Sale

772

2.427

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,446

2.428

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,992

2.430

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,179

2.431

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,993

2.435

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,528

2.437

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,866

2.438

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,601

2.439

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,571

2.440

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,125

2.442

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,855

2.443

Ordinary Shares

Sale

52,163

2.444

Ordinary Shares

Sale

64,746

2.445

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,359

2.446

Ordinary Shares

Sale

953

2.447

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,834

2.448

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,780

2.449

Ordinary Shares

Sale

22,464

2.450

Ordinary Shares

Sale

797

2.451

Ordinary Shares

Sale

12,324

2.452

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,804

2.453

Ordinary Shares

Sale

153

2.454

Ordinary Shares

Sale

20,887

2.455

Ordinary Shares

Sale

102

2.456

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,851

2.457

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,186

2.458

Ordinary Shares

Sale

782

2.459

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,403

2.460

Ordinary Shares

Sale

13,150

2.461

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,735

2.463

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,830

2.464

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,609

2.466

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,520

2.467

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,922

2.468

Ordinary Shares

Sale

361

2.471

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,531

2.475

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,844

2.478

Ordinary Shares

Sale

223

2.482

Ordinary Shares

Sale

437

2.484

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,603

2.486

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,082

2.487

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,200

2.488

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,052

2.489

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,529

2.490

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,363

2.492

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,263

2.493

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,843

2.494

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,750

2.495

Ordinary Shares

Sale

12,431

2.496

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,956

2.498

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,256

2.499

Ordinary Shares

Sale

42,943

2.510

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. CFD

Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

Number of reference securities

Price per unit





(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number of securities to which option relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit









(ii) Exercising

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit




(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)




The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

14 September 2011

Contact name:

Koji Kitayama

Telephone number:

020 7102 3615

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.


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