RNS Number : 1836P
UBS AG (EPT)
29 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:

28 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

343491

2.46903 GBP

2.42600 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

Sell

451381

2.46903 GBP

2.41600 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

27860

2.438387 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

15162

2.435779 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

100000

2.454 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

2370

2.439838 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Long

32731

2.435249 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

11451

2.440732 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

55368

2.439574 GBP

8 13/24p ordinary

CFD

Short

3222

2.439575 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:

29 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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