Notes 32-37

36. Equity share owners’ funds

Movements during the period were as follows:


 
 
 
Ordinary
share
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Shares
to be
issued
£m
Profit
and loss
account
£m
Ordinary shares issued under the
scheme of arrangement
125.3 4,143.1
Capital reduction to 10p
per ordinary share
(4,143.1) 4,143.1
Shares to be issued in respect
of acquisitions
8.9
Ordinary shares issued in
respect of acquisitions
0.2 8.5
Other ordinary shares issued 0.0 0.1 (0.2) 0.3
Retained loss for the period (0.3)
Equity granted to employees
of subsidiaries
7.2
At 31 December 2008 125.5 8.6 8.7 4,150.3

At 31 December 2008 the Company’s distributable reserves amounted to £4,143.1 million. Further details of the Company’s share capital and the scheme of arrangement are shown in notes 26 and 27.

Reconciliation of movements in equity share owners’ funds for the period ended 31December 2008:


 
2008
£m
Loss for the period (0.3)
Ordinary shares issued under the scheme of arrangement 4,268.4
Shares to be issued in respect of acquisitions 8.9
Equity granted to employees of subsidiaries 7.2
Shares issued in respect of acquisitions 8.7
Other ordinary shares issued 0.2
Net additions to equity share owners’ funds 4,293.1
Closing equity share owners’ funds 4,293.1

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