Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg 30 May 2006 FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code) 1. KEY INFORMATION Name of person dealing (Note 1) Violet Capital Group Limited Company dealt in Mitchells & Butlers PLC Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Ordinary shares Date of dealing 23.05.06, 24.05.06, 25.05.06 26.05.06 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 28.268.976 5.76 (2) Derivatives (other than options) 13.413.284 2.7367 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell Total 41.682.260 8.4967 (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 Details security: 3. DEALINGS (Note 4) (a) Purchases and sales Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit securities (Note 5) Purchase 23.05.06 1.186.716 482.02 pence Purchase 24.05.06 10.900.000 483.93 pence Purchase 25.05.06 14.000.000 490.00 pence Purchase 26.05.06 2.182.260 489.57 pence (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product Long/short Number of Price per name, e.g. (Note 6) securities (Note unit (Note 5) CFD 7) CFD (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Product Writing, Number of Exercise Type, Expiry Option name,e.g. selling, securities price e.g. date money call purchasing, to which American, paid/ option varying the option European received etc. relates etc. per unit (Note 7) (Note 5) (ii) Exercising Product name, Number of Exercise price per unit e.g. call securities (Note 5) option (d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4) Nature of transaction Details Price per unit (Note 8) (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 29.05.06 Contact name Tara van Raepenbusch Telephone number 00352463131656 If a connected EFM, name of offeree /offeror with which connected If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10) Notes The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange