RNS Number : 8985O
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
26 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:

23 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:

202,516

0.049%

122,260

0.030%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

202,516

0.049%

122,260

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

1,310

2.450

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

327

2.452

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,140

2.456

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,117

2.458

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,354

2.460

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

377

2.464

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,698

2.467

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

862

2.469

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,049

2.473

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,817

2.476

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,256

2.482

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

29,402

2.482

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,451

2.486

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

358

2.487

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,991

2.488

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,322

2.490

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,822

2.491

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

484

2.493

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,212

2.494

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,664

2.495

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,061

2.496

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,430

2.497

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,070

2.498

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,658

2.500

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10,825

2.501

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,029

2.502

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,458

2.503

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,599

2.504

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,005

2.506

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

476

2.507

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

610

2.508

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,642

2.509

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

13,789

2.511

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,765

2.512

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

25,420

2.516

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,827

2.450

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,673

2.451

Ordinary Shares

Sale

291

2.453

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,254

2.455

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,352

2.456

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,829

2.457

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,721

2.458

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,197

2.460

Ordinary Shares

Sale

142

2.462

Ordinary Shares

Sale

149

2.467

Ordinary Shares

Sale

150

2.468

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,198

2.472

Ordinary Shares

Sale

98

2.473

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,244

2.486

Ordinary Shares

Sale

100

2.487

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,072

2.488

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,779

2.489

Ordinary Shares

Sale

14,995

2.490

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,697

2.490

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,777

2.491

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,167

2.492

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,138

2.493

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,836

2.494

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,431

2.495

Ordinary Shares

Sale

474

2.496

Ordinary Shares

Sale

195

2.497

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,678

2.498

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,016

2.499

Ordinary Shares

Sale

13,511

2.500

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,781

2.501

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,345

2.502

Ordinary Shares

Sale

897

2.503

Ordinary Shares

Sale

538

2.505

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,175

2.507

Ordinary Shares

Sale

362

2.515

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1

2.516

Ordinary Shares

Sale

25,367

2.516

Ordinary Shares

Sale

53

2.519

TOTAL BUY - 147,850

TOTAL SELL -113,510

(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:

26 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.


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