GoldmanSachs International 15 March 2006 FORM 38.5 Late disclosure DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS (Rule 38.5 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of exempt principal trader Goldman Sachs International Company dealt in Mitchells & Butlers Plc Class of relevant security to which the Ordinary Shares dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1) Date of dealing 13 March 2006 2. DEALINGS (Note 2) (a) Purchases and sales Total number of securities purchased Highest price paid (Note 3) Lowest price paid (Note 3) 1,544,380 4.90735 GBP 4.2600 GBP Total number of securities sold Highest price received (Note 3) Lowest price paid received (Note 3) 63,647 4.9000 GBP 4.2731 GBP (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product name, Long/short (Note 4) Number of securities (Note 5) Price per unit (Note 3) e.g. CFD CFD Short 541,678 4.684536 GBP CFD Short 576,300 4.684537 GBP CFD Long 36,922 4.684537 GBP CFD Long 100,000 4.90735 GBP CFD Long 120,000 4.955 GBP CFD Short 2,840 4.239962 GBP CFD Short 2,840 4.268252 GBP (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product name, Writing, selling, Number of securities Exercise Type, e.g. Expiry Option money purchasing, to which the option American, e.g. call option varying etc. relates (Note 5) price European etc. date paid/received per unit (Note 3) (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. call option Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 3) 3. OTHER INFORMATION Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated. Date of disclosure 15 March 2006 Contact name Peter Highton Telephone number +44 207-774-1935 Name of offeree/offeror with which connected R20 Nature of connection (Note 6) Advisor Notes The Notes on Form 38.5 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange