RNS Number : 5724O
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
20 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:

19 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:

184,058

0.045%

140,699

0.034%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

184,058

0.045%

140,699

0.034%

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

31

2.5370

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

52

2.5410

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,953

2.5420

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

115

2.5430

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,773

2.5450

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

859

2.5480

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,773

2.5490

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,098

2.5500

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

12,846

2.5510

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,861

2.5520

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,715

2.5530

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,374

2.5540

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,500

2.5570

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,089

2.5580

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

199

2.5582

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,537

2.5590

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,432

2.5600

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

862

2.5620

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,326

2.5630

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,450

2.5640

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,546

2.5643

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,395

2.5650

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,708

2.5670

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9,833

2.5699

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,521

2.5700

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,792

2.5710

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,524

2.5720

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

392

2.5730

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,688

2.5740

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,356

2.5750

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,328

2.5760

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

30

2.5770

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

453

2.5780

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

393

2.5790

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,185

2.5810

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

666

2.5820

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,537

2.5850

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

30

2.5900

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

204

2.5980

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,458

2.5990

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,646

2.6000

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,335

2.6020

Ordinary Shares

Sale

156

2.5400

Ordinary Shares

Sale

370

2.5430

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,810

2.5480

Ordinary Shares

Sale

13,953

2.5500

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,103

2.5510

Ordinary Shares

Sale

228

2.5520

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,417

2.5560

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,412

2.5570

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,024

2.5580

Ordinary Shares

Sale

508

2.5590

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,446

2.5610

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,137

2.5620

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,138

2.5630

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,400

2.5640

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,385

2.5650

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,458

2.5670

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,170

2.5680

Ordinary Shares

Sale

21,769

2.5700

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,147

2.5710

Ordinary Shares

Sale

18,602

2.5712

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,285

2.5730

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,550

2.5740

Ordinary Shares

Sale

161

2.5750

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,678

2.5780

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,886

2.5800

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,742

2.5810

Ordinary Shares

Sale

183

2.5840

Ordinary Shares

Sale

51

2.5850

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,229

2.5890

Ordinary Shares

Sale

500

2.5990

(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:

20 September 2011

Contact name:

Kyere Tabiri

Telephone number:

020 7102 1267

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.


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
END
FEODKKDPKBKDPCB