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Cherries
oil on canvas
22 x 20 in
1981

Penny Machines
oil on canvas
23¾ x 29¾ in
1961

Stack of Books
oil on canvas
30 x 24 in
n.d.

Seven Suckers
oil on canvas
19 x 23 in
1970

Twin Jackpots
oil on canvas
30 x 46 in
1962

Ties
oil on canvas
20 x 26 in
1980

Cake Slices
oil on canvas
20 x 16 in
n.d.

Notes 32 - 40

39. Equity share owners’ funds

Movements during the year were as follows:
  Ordinary
share
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Shares
to be
issued
£m
Own
shares
£m
Profit
and loss
account
£m
At 31 December 2008 125.5 8.6 8.7 4,150.3
Ordinary shares issued 0.1 4.0 (1.7) 1.1
Transfer from investments (1.5)
Dividends paid (22.3)
Loss for the year (22.3)
Equity granted to employees of subsidiaries 54.9
Treasury share additions (9.5)
At 31 December 2009 125.6 12.6 5.5 (9.5) 4,161.7
Reconciliation of movements in equity share owners’ funds for the year ended 31 December 2009:
  2009
£m
2008
£m
Loss for the year (22.3) (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 54.9 7.2
Shares issued in respect of acquisitions 8.7
Other ordinary shares issued 3.5 0.2
Transfer from investments (1.5)
Dividends paid (22.3)
Treasury share additions (9.5)
Net additions to equity share owners’ funds 2.8 4,293.1
Opening equity share owners’ funds 4,293.1
Closing equity share owners’ funds 4,295.9 4,293.1

At 31 December 2009 the Company’s distributable reserves amounted to £4,099.6 million (2008: £4,143.1 million). Further details of the Company’s share capital and the scheme of arrangement are shown in note 26.

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