RNS Number : 9118O
UBS AG (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:

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 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:


Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

1355

0.00%

4980

0.00%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

1355

0.00%

4980

0.00%

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

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

678

2.45000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1184

2.45200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

910

2.45400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

827

2.45600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1810

2.45700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

4062

2.45800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

9159

2.45900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

388

2.46000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1227

2.46300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

610

2.46500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1909

2.46900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

483

2.47500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1470

2.47600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

874

2.47800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1722

2.48100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1605

2.48600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1209

2.48800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

784

2.48900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2760

2.49300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

818

2.49400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

738

2.49500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

610

2.49600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2899

2.49800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1596

2.50100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

720

2.50200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2214

2.50300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

2840

2.50400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

1835

2.50500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Buy

935

2.51200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1861

2.45200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

910

2.45500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1337

2.46500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

980

2.46600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1207

2.47000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

600

2.47200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1549

2.47300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1884

2.47700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

414

2.47900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

725

2.48200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1209

2.49000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

610

2.49100 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3339

2.49400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1604

2.49500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

826

2.49600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

818

2.49700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1912

2.49800 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

3754

2.49900 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

705

2.50000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

5868

2.50200 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2878

2.50300 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1806

2.50400 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2878

2.50500 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

1065

2.50600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

780

2.50700 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

2264

2.51000 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

4906

2.51600 GBP


TOTAL BUY :

48876



TOTAL SALE :

48689


(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:

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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