RNS Number : 3045O
Nomura International PLC (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:

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:

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:

8 13/24p ordinary shares

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

165,823

0.040%

122,201

0.030%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

165,823

0.040%

122,201

0.030%

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

179

2.494

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

936

2.495

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1600

2.500

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

279

2.511

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

728

2.518

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

977

2.522

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

123

2.524

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

385

2.525

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

217

2.526

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

89

2.528

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3583

2.529

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

343

2.534

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

377

2.542

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

186

2.546

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

933

2.549

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1727

2.550

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1176

2.552

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

915

2.557

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4340

2.558

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2111

2.559

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

445

2.563

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1693

2.564

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5923

2.565

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9495

2.566

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1954

2.567

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

14294

2.569

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

457

2.570

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1242

2.571

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3898

2.572

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

534

2.573

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2273

2.574

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6443

2.575

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7112

2.576

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

25856

2.577

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8352

2.578

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10788

2.579

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

21341

2.580

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9374

2.581

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5025

2.582

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

38137

2.583

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

397

2.584

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

29302

2.585

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4794

2.586

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4674

2.587

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10706

2.588

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2532

2.589

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

748

2.590

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6941

2.591

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5136

2.592

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3938

2.593

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

685

2.594

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

270

2.595

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

11304

2.599

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

46454

2.600

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

25212

2.601

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

12045

2.602

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3561

2.603

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3737

2.604

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3200

2.605

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1412

2.606

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7238

2.607

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3102

2.608

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

363

2.609

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

528

2.611

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1713

2.489

Ordinary Shares

Sale

340

2.503

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1278

2.506

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2665

2.526

Ordinary Shares

Sale

543

2.535

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3099

2.537

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1268

2.542

Ordinary Shares

Sale

495

2.543

Ordinary Shares

Sale

358

2.545

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2462

2.549

Ordinary Shares

Sale

427

2.553

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1447

2.557

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1278

2.564

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8271

2.565

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1804

2.566

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5562

2.567

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6817

2.569

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3337

2.570

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8738

2.571

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2483

2.572

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2914

2.573

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2626

2.574

Ordinary Shares

Sale

42342

2.575

Ordinary Shares

Sale

14664

2.576

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8407

2.577

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4721

2.578

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5108

2.579

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5709

2.580

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3423

2.581

Ordinary Shares

Sale

20687

2.582

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2288

2.582

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2598

2.583

Ordinary Shares

Sale

16123

2.584

Ordinary Shares

Sale

15332

2.585

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2123

2.586

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2013

2.587

Ordinary Shares

Sale

11406

2.588

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10534

2.589

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10535

2.590

Ordinary Shares

Sale

11617

2.591

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1667

2.592

Ordinary Shares

Sale

85122

2.592

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2371

2.593

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3002

2.594

Ordinary Shares

Sale

495

2.597

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2200

2.599

Ordinary Shares

Sale

36597

2.600

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8978

2.601

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8854

2.602

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6373

2.603

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8942

2.604

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5183

2.605

Ordinary Shares

Sale

352

2.606

Ordinary Shares

Sale

11047

2.607

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2152

2.608

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4362

2.609

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1614

2.610

Ordinary Shares

Sale

86

2.613

(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:

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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