RNS Number : 5907P
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
05 October 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:

04 October 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:

189,313

0.046%

151,686

0.037%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

189,313

0.046%

151,686

0.037%

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

810

2.289

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

491

2.291

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,997

2.293

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,989

2.295

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,621

2.296

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,922

2.297

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,672

2.298

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,782

2.300

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,218

2.302

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,960

2.303

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

11,426

2.305

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,911

2.306

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

600

2.307

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,186

2.308

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,820

2.309

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

700

2.310

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

17,165

2.311

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

51,083

2.312

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9,127

2.313

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

108

2.314

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,979

2.315

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,497

2.316

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,848

2.319

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

631

2.322

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,118

2.324

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

600

2.326

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

13,424

2.329

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

137

2.330

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

622

2.331

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,208

2.332

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

12,567

2.334

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

545

2.336

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,398

2.337

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,870

2.338

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

8,159

2.339

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,793

2.340

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,272

2.287

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,665

2.293

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,369

2.296

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,925

2.297

Ordinary Shares

Sale

431

2.298

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,951

2.299

Ordinary Shares

Sale

19,916

2.300

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,000

2.301

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,281

2.302

Ordinary Shares

Sale

673

2.303

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,704

2.304

Ordinary Shares

Sale

19,117

2.305

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,488

2.306

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,776

2.307

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,111

2.308

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,251

2.309

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,407

2.310

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,107

2.311

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,122

2.312

Ordinary Shares

Sale

16,283

2.313

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,151

2.314

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,881

2.315

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,090

2.316

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,536

2.317

Ordinary Shares

Sale

10,409

2.318

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,417

2.319

Ordinary Shares

Sale

466

2.324

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,826

2.325

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,513

2.329

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,946

2.331

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,430

2.332

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,916

2.333

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,951

2.334

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,252

2.335

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,223

2.336

Ordinary Shares

Sale

13,594

2.337

Ordinary Shares

Sale

22,359

2.338

Ordinary Shares

Sale

8,106

2.339

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,554

2.340

TOTAL BUY - 191,984

TOTAL SELL - 223,469

(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:

05 October 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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