RNS Number : 3880O
UBS AG (EPT)
16 September 2011

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

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 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. DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security

Purchases/ sales

Total number of securities

Highest price per unit paid/received

Lowest price per unit paid/received

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1130422

2.7124

GBP

2.64100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1757336

2.703019 GBP

2.61900 GBP

(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

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

140889

2.682969 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

1179459

2.681446 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

6318

2.65 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

5226

2.690103 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

976

2.674896 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

2461

2.669842 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

42585

2.699308 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

68396

2.670199 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

72560

2.700873 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

190000

2.703007

GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

430000

2.686509 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

3826

2.7124 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

12830

2.682868 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

1339

2.687814 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

940

2.699 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

411425

2.70205 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

5432

2.702051 GBP

(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 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

3. 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

Date of disclosure:

16 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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