RNS Number : 0859P
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
28 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:

27 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:

195,977

0.048%

134,415

0.033%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

195,977

0.048%

134,415

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

1278

2.458

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

357

2.459

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

719

2.461

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5090

2.462

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5166

2.463

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

596

2.464

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

71828

2.464

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2952

2.465

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

406

2.466

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7585

2.467

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8932

2.468

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2681

2.469

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4060

2.470

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

809

2.471

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4310

2.472

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1037

2.473

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

16283

2.474

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

159

2.475

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4438

2.476

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1067

2.477

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

11386

2.478

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2427

2.479

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

619

2.480

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

414

2.481

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5291

2.482

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1197

2.484

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2389

2.486

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5270

2.490

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

206

2.494

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1354

2.495

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

348

2.497

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1477

2.499

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2896

2.500

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

472

2.503

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

213

2.506

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

714

2.509

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

28649

2.510

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

304

2.511

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

812

2.513

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

132

2.517

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3008

2.535

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

222

2.537

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

152

2.539

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3347

2.541

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2190

2.542

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1678

2.543

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

758

2.545

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3557

2.549

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2446

2.551

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,513

2.457

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,506

2.458

Ordinary Shares

Sale

805

2.459

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,724

2.460

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,247

2.461

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,789

2.462

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,966

2.464

Ordinary Shares

Sale

66,485

2.465

Ordinary Shares

Sale

453

2.466

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,126

2.467

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,137

2.469

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,084

2.470

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,468

2.471

Ordinary Shares

Sale

20,594

2.472

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,608

2.472

Ordinary Shares

Sale

478

2.473

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,754

2.474

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,241

2.475

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,531

2.476

Ordinary Shares

Sale

562

2.477

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,100

2.478

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,935

2.479

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,582

2.480

Ordinary Shares

Sale

672

2.482

Ordinary Shares

Sale

303

2.485

Ordinary Shares

Sale

262

2.486

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,374

2.495

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,490

2.496

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,450

2.500

Ordinary Shares

Sale

11,171

2.505

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,269

2.506

Ordinary Shares

Sale

924

2.508

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,410

2.511

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,006

2.515

Ordinary Shares

Sale

102

2.517

Ordinary Shares

Sale

271

2.518

Ordinary Shares

Sale

825

2.519

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,310

2.528

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,155

2.529

Ordinary Shares

Sale

661

2.531

Ordinary Shares

Sale

680

2.532

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,030

2.533

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,227

2.535

Ordinary Shares

Sale

353

2.536

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,304

2.537

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,392

2.538

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,883

2.539

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,414

2.543

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,923

2.544

Ordinary Shares

Sale

575

2.545

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,303

2.546

Ordinary Shares

Sale

492

2.547

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,369

2.548

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,055

2.549

Ordinary Shares

Sale

298

2.551

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,351

2.553

TOTAL BUY - 223,681

TOTAL SELL - 235,992

(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:

28 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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