RNS Number : 3850O
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
16 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:

15 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:

167,422

0.041%

136,340

0.033%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

167,422

0.041%

136,340

0.033%

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

722

2.619

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

819

2.620

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

241

2.641

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,736

2.649

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,628

2.650

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,748

2.653

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,106

2.654

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,781

2.660

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,844

2.661

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,884

2.663

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

120

2.664

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,814

2.666

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,790

2.668

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

202

2.669

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

451

2.670

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

12,117

2.671

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

803

2.672

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9,020

2.674

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,517

2.675

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

414

2.676

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,790

2.677

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

970

2.678

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,361

2.679

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

22,773

2.680

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,470

2.681

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

19,075

2.682

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,022

2.683

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,493

2.684

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,681

2.685

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,650

2.686

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10,095

2.687

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,613

2.688

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

94

2.689

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,407

2.689

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

123,680

2.690

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,167

2.691

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9,700

2.691

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,109

2.692

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,775

2.692

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,124

2.693

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

745

2.694

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,101

2.695

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,020

2.696

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,498

2.697

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,478

2.698

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,296

2.699

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

22,422

2.700

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

27,409

2.701

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

18,424

2.702

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

32,926

2.703

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

37,665

2.704

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,809

2.705

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,580

2.706

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

864

2.707

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

388

2.709

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

285

2.710

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,544

2.711

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,982

2.713

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

259

2.714

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,109

2.715

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,506

2.716

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10

2.718

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

22,402

2.721

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,231

2.649

Ordinary Shares

Sale

15,574

2.650

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,402

2.652

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,224

2.653

Ordinary Shares

Sale

949

2.663

Ordinary Shares

Sale

207

2.664

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,256

2.667

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,227

2.668

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,917

2.669

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,213

2.670

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,080

2.671

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,532

2.672

Ordinary Shares

Sale

373

2.673

Ordinary Shares

Sale

15,823

2.674

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,359

2.675

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,679

2.676

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,919

2.677

Ordinary Shares

Sale

13,125

2.678

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,894

2.679

Ordinary Shares

Sale

34,126

2.680

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,275

2.681

Ordinary Shares

Sale

13,552

2.682

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,250

2.683

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,372

2.684

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,096

2.685

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,554

2.686

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,880

2.687

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,849

2.688

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,270

2.689

Ordinary Shares

Sale

18,071

2.690

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,241

2.691

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,321

2.692

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,214

2.693

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,232

2.694

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,911

2.695

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,728

2.696

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,681

2.697

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,773

2.698

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,913

2.699

Ordinary Shares

Sale

16,344

2.700

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,129

2.701

Ordinary Shares

Sale

12,290

2.702

Ordinary Shares

Sale

195,218

2.703

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,696

2.704

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,265

2.705

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,234

2.706

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,123

2.707

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,232

2.708

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,312

2.710

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,827

2.711

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,879

2.712

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,235

2.713

Ordinary Shares

Sale

682

2.714

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,232

2.715

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,204

2.719

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,333

2.720

(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:

16 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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