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19-Jul-2011: No intention to make an offer for The Capital Pub Company PLC (“Capital”)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

19 July 2011

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION

FULLER, SMITH & TURNER P.L.C. (“Fuller’s”)

No intention to make an offer for The Capital Pub Company PLC (“Capital”)

Fuller’s notes the announcement made this morning by Greene King plc concerning a recommended offer for Capital.

Fuller’s confirms that it has no intention to make an offer for Capital.

For the purposes of Rule 2.8 of the Code, Fuller’s reserves the right to make or participate in an offer for Capital (and/or take any other action which would otherwise be restricted under Rule 2.8 of the Code) within the next six months following the date of this announcement:

(a) with the agreement or recommendation of the board of directors of Capital;

(b) following the announcement of an offer by or on behalf of a third party, other than Greene King plc, for Capital;

(c) following the announcement by or on behalf of Capital of a "whitewash" proposal (for the purposes of Note 1 on the Notes on Dispensations from Rule 9 of the Code) or a reverse takeover (as set out in Note 2 on Rule 3.2 of the Code); or

(d) if there is a material change of circumstances.

For enquiries please contact:

Merlin 0207 726 8400

Paul Downes

Del Jones

McQueen Limited 0207 484 8800

George Fleet

Simon Croft-Baker


Numis Securities Limited 0207 260 1000

Chris Wilkinson

Mark Lander


This announcement is made in accordance with Rule 2.8 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the "Code").

This announcement is not intended to, and does not, constitute or form part of any offer, invitation or solicitation of any offer to purchase, otherwise acquire, subscribe for, sell or otherwise dispose of any securities. This announcement has been prepared in accordance with English law and the Code, and information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been prepared in accordance with laws outside of the United Kingdom.

The distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions outside of the United Kingdom may be restricted by law, and therefore persons into whose possession this announcement comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with the restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities law of any such jurisdiction.

McQueen Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for Fuller’s and no-one else in connection with the matters described in this announcement, and will not be responsible to anyone other than Fuller’s for providing the protections afforded to clients of McQueen Limited nor for providing advice in relation to the matters described in this announcement.

Numis Securities Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for Fuller’s and no-one else in connection with the matters described in this announcement, and will not be responsible to anyone other than Fuller’s for providing the protections afforded to clients of Numis Securities Limited nor for providing advice in relation to the matters described in this announcement.

This announcement will be made available on Fuller’s website (www.fullers.co.uk) by no later than 12 noon (London time) on 20 July 2011.

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