RNS Number : 3017O
UBS AG (EPT)
15 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:

UBS AG London Branch

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

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Mitchells and Butlers Plc

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

Mitchells and Butlers Plc

(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

14 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:


Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

0

0.00%

9168

0.00%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

0

0.00%

9168

0.00%

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

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

615

2.48000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

630

2.48900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1600

2.49000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

833

2.49400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1086

2.49900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

865

2.51100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

828

2.51700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

6000

2.52400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2863

2.52700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

812

2.53400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

766

2.54400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1571

2.56200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1501

2.56400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

7346

2.56600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1765

2.56700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2476

2.56800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1103

2.57500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2631

2.57800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1138

2.57900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

3476

2.58000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

870

2.58100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1677

2.58300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

10174

2.58400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

23388

2.58500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

8981

2.58600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2824

2.58700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

600

2.58800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

907

2.58900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

655

2.59100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

604

2.59400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2672

2.59600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

16567

2.60000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

11720

2.60100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1941

2.60200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

654

2.60300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

6394

2.60400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1137

2.60600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

700

2.48600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

833

2.49500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3740

2.52600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

219

2.52900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3872

2.53500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

491

2.53600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

247

2.53700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

515

2.54400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1026

2.55800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1495

2.56400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2817

2.56700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1428

2.56900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

939

2.57100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

30803

2.57500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2632

2.57900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2236

2.58000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1628

2.58100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

871

2.58300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

916

2.58400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

4711

2.58500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1860

2.58600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3035

2.58700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

12024

2.58800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

4644

2.59200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

604

2.59500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

8624

2.59900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

22477

2.60000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

610

2.60100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2059

2.60200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

610

2.60400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3253

2.60500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3926

2.60600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2446

2.60700 GBP


TOTAL BUY :

131670



TOTAL SALE :

128291


(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:

15 September 2011

Contact name:

Gemma Crewdson

Telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7568 1245

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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