RNS Number : 2707P
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
30 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:

29 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:

204,496

0.050%

119,751

0.029%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

204,496

0.050%

119,751

0.029%

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

2,435

2.378

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9,711

2.379

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

307

2.383

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,368

2.385

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,183

2.386

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

91

2.387

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

479

2.389

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

53,170

2.392

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,825

2.393

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,666

2.394

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,590

2.395

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,118

2.396

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,440

2.397

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

572

2.398

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,959

2.399

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

101,072

2.400

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,281

2.401

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,385

2.402

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,688

2.403

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,348

2.404

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,037

2.405

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,121

2.406

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,709

2.407

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

691

2.408

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,196

2.410

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

549

2.411

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,067

2.377

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,624

2.378

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,889

2.379

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,073

2.382

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,009

2.383

Ordinary Shares

Sale

630

2.384

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,729

2.385

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,250

2.386

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,747

2.387

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,697

2.389

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,089

2.390

Ordinary Shares

Sale

700

2.391

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,034

2.392

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,886

2.393

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,014

2.394

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,073

2.395

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,377

2.396

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,979

2.397

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,223

2.398

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,068

2.399

Ordinary Shares

Sale

50,606

2.400

Ordinary Shares

Sale

36,619

2.401

Ordinary Shares

Sale

17,229

2.402

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,539

2.403

Ordinary Shares

Sale

16,299

2.404

Ordinary Shares

Sale

961

2.405

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,745

2.409

Ordinary Shares

Sale

900

2.410

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,253

2.411

Ordinary Shares

Sale

318

2.417

TOTAL BUY - 225,991

TOTAL SELL - 221,627

(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:

30 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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