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Unaudited condensed consolidated interim balance sheet

As at 30 June 2008 Notes 30 June
2008
£m
30 June
2007
£m
31 December
2007
£m
Non-current assets        
Intangible assets:        
Goodwill 12 6,422.9 5,530.8 6,071.7
Other 13 1,176.0 1,087.5 1,154.6
Property, plant and equipment   455.0 417.5 449.6
Interests in associates   570.0 451.4 540.1
Other investments   307.2 162.2 268.6
Deferred tax assets   44.3 105.4 56.0
Trade and other receivables 14 184.2 94.3 149.3
  9,159.6 7,849.1 8,689.9
Current assets        
Inventory and work in progress   375.5 324.4 343.9
Corporate income tax recoverable   29.0 28.6 37.2
Trade and other receivables 14 6,569.7 5,205.7 6,140.8
Cash and short-term deposits   1,276.9 755.5 2,040.2
  8,251.1 6,314.2 8,562.1
Current liabilities        
Trade and other payables 15 (8,139.9) (6,785.0) (8,248.9)
Corporate income tax payable   (73.0) (50.3) (70.0)
Bank overdrafts and loans   (771.0) (410.6) (1,585.9)
  (8,983.9) (7,245.9) (9,904.8)
Net current liabilities   (732.8) (931.7) (1,342.7)
Total assets less current liabilities   8,426.8 6,917.4 7,347.2
Non-current liabilities        
Bonds and bank loans   (2,363.1) (1,609.4) (1,740.0)
Trade and other payables 16 (540.1) (407.4) (460.4)
Corporate income tax payable   (347.3) (364.4) (336.2)
Deferred tax liabilities   (464.7) (461.8) (464.0)
Provision for post-employment benefits   (135.0) (187.6) (135.0)
Provisions for liabilities and charges   (113.7) (104.5) (116.8)
  (3,963.9) (3,135.1) (3,252.4)
Net assets 4,462.9 3,782.3 4,094.8
         
Equity        
Called-up share capital   117.4 121.8 119.2
Share premium account   109.8 97.3 103.9
Shares to be issued   3.2 3.4 5.3
Merger reserve   (1,365.0) (1,368.4) (1,365.9)
Other reserves   206.9 (324.7) (114.9)
Own shares   (201.8) (256.9) (255.3)
Retained earnings 5,454.3 5,414.2 5,482.1
Equity share owners' funds 17 4,324.8 3,686.7 3,974.4
Minority interests   138.1 95.6 120.4
Total Equity 4,462.9 3,782.3 4,094.8