Merrill Lynch International 04 May 2006 FORM 38.5 (SUMMARY) Lodge with Company Announcements Office and the Panel. Use a separate form for each class of securities in which dealings have been made. CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPLE TRADER: DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5 OF THE CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS Name of EPT Merrill Lynch International Date of disclosure 04 May 2006 Date of dealing 03 May 2006 Telephone number 020 7996 3565 Please see attached disclosure of dealings under Rule 38.5 in the securities of the following companies: 03 May 2006 Mitchells & Butler Plc - Common AMENDMENT state which element(s) of previous disclosure was incorrect: In the case of option business or dealings in derivatives full details should be given on a separate sheet so that the nature of the dealings can be fully understood. For options this should include the number of securities under option, the exercise period (or in the case of exercise, the exercise date), the exercise price and any option money paid or received. For derivatives this should include, at least, the number of reference securities to which they relate (when relevant), the maturity date (or if applicable the closing out date) and the reference price. For full details of disclosure requirements see Rules 8 and 38 of the Code. If in doubt contact the Monitoring Section of the Panel, Tel. No:0207 638 0129 FORM 38.5 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 Merrill Lynch International Company dealt in Mitchells & Butler Plc Class of relevant security to which the Common dealings being disclosed relate Date of dealing 03/05/2006 2. DEALINGS (a) Purchases and sales Total number of securities Highest price paid Lowest price paid purchased 1,599,404 GBP 5.14 GBP 5.01 Total number of securities sold Highest price received Lowest price received 2,084,481 GBP 5.14 GBP 5.04 (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product name, Short/Long Number of securities Price per unit eg. CFD LONG CFD LONG 100,000 GBP 5.14 Product name, Short/Long Number of securities Price per unit eg. CFD LONG CFD SHORT 500,000 GBP 5.09 LONG CFD SHORT 50,000 GBP 5.09 (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities Product name Writing, Number of Exercise Type, e.g. Type, e.g. Option selling, securities under price American, American, money eg call option purchasing, option European etc European etc paid/received varying etc. per unit (ii) Exercising Product name Number of securities under Exercise price eg call option option 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 04/05/2006 Contact name Alasdair Coutts-Britton Telephone number +44 20 7996 3565 Name of offeree/offeror with whom connected Mitchells and Butlers Plc Nature of connection # Advisor This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange