RNS Number : 6778P
Nomura International PLC (EPT)
06 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:

05 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:

199,119

0.049%

132,207

0.032%

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





TOTAL:

199,119

0.049%

132,207

0.032%

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

26,146

2.314

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,885

2.321

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

12,582

2.322

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

397

2.323

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,125

2.324

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,685

2.326

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

14,895

2.327

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,391

2.328

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,960

2.329

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

298

2.330

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,404

2.333

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

9,126

2.336

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

528

2.337

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,803

2.338

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

73

2.339

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

5,160

2.340

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

4,495

2.341

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,634

2.342

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

34,857

2.343

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,195

2.344

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

902

2.346

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

2,723

2.349

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

6,451

2.350

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

7,214

2.353

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

14,570

2.354

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

3,138

2.355

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,474

2.359

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

10,003

2.360

Ordinary Shares

Purchase

1,373

2.362

Ordinary Shares

Sale

26,012

2.314

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,297

2.321

Ordinary Shares

Sale

107

2.322

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,690

2.323

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,702

2.324

Ordinary Shares

Sale

4,168

2.326

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,827

2.327

Ordinary Shares

Sale

244

2.329

Ordinary Shares

Sale

17,417

2.330

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,794

2.331

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,372

2.332

Ordinary Shares

Sale

874

2.335

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,661

2.336

Ordinary Shares

Sale

7,450

2.338

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,455

2.339

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,237

2.340

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,117

2.341

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,213

2.342

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,469

2.343

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,372

2.346

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,262

2.347

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,078

2.348

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,222

2.349

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,435

2.350

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,208

2.351

Ordinary Shares

Sale

9,186

2.352

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,008

2.353

Ordinary Shares

Sale

3,014

2.354

Ordinary Shares

Sale

5,055

2.355

Ordinary Shares

Sale

791

2.357

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,372

2.358

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,729

2.359

Ordinary Shares

Sale

757

2.360

Ordinary Shares

Sale

6,996

2.361

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,673

2.363

Ordinary Shares

Sale

2,690

2.364

Ordinary Shares

Sale

1,248

2.365

TOTAL BUY - 184,487

TOTAL SELL - 155,202

(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:

06 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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