Bear Stearns Intl. Trading Ltd 05 May 2006 FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) Bear Stearns International Trading Limited Company dealt in Mitchells & Butler Class of relevant security to which the Ordinary dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Date of dealing 04/05/06 2. INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE (a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3) Long Short Number (%) Number (%) (1) Relevant securities 5,842,771 1.191% 5,243,207 1.068% (2) Derivatives (other than options) (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell Total 5,842,771 1.191% 5,243,207 1.068% (b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Long Short Number (%) Number (%) (1) Relevant securities (2) Derivatives (other than options) (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell Total (c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3) Class of relevant security: Details 3. DEALINGS (Note 4) (a) Purchases and sales Purchase/Sale Number of Currency Price per unit (Note Securities 5) B 15,561 GBP 494.5 B 12,507 GBP 494.75 B 15,720 GBP 495 B 50,948 GBP 495.75 B 24,417 GBP 496 B 19,876 GBP 496.75 B 11,149 GBP 497 B 13,477 GBP 497.25 B 12,119 GBP 497.5 B 29,523 GBP 498 B 18,227 GBP 498.25 B 17,000 GBP 498.501 S 10,000 GBP 495 S 246,028 GBP 495.3792 S 52,158 GBP 495.627 S 1,274,399 GBP 495.79 S 5,000 GBP 505 S 213,524 GBP 496.49 (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product name, Long/short (Note Number of securities Currency Price per unit e.g. CFD 6) (Note 7) (Note 5) CFD Short 17,000.00 GBP 498.501 CFD Long 52,158.00 GBP 495.627 CFD Long 246,028.00 GBP 495.379 CFD Long 1,274,399.00 GBP 495.79 (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product Writing, Number of Exercise Type, e.g. Expiry Option name,e.g. selling, securities to price American, date money paid/ call purchasing, which the European received option varying etc. option etc. per unit relates (Note (Note 5) 7) (ii) Exercising Product name, e.g. Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 5) call option (d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4) Nature of transaction (Note 8) Details Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5) 4. 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. .............................................................................. ........................................................................ Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) NO Date of disclosure 05/05/2006 Contact name Emma Braham Telephone number 020 7516 6602 If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with N/A which connected If a connected EFM, state nature of connection N/A (Note 10) This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange