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Unaudited condensed consolidated interim cash flow statement

For the six months ended 30 June 2008 Notes Six months
ended
30 June
2008
£m
Six months
ended
30 June
2007
£m
Year ended
31 December
2007
£m
Net cash (outflow)/inflow from operating activities 10 (165.4) (7.2) 891.3
Investing activities        
Acquisitions and disposals 10 (176.0) (208.0) (674.8)
Purchases of property, plant and equipment   (67.8) (66.1) (151.1)
Purchases of other intangible assets (incl. capitalised computer software)   (6.2) (6.1) (19.7)
Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment   6.7 6.6 8.3
Net cash outflow from investing activities (243.3) (273.6) (837.3)
Financing activities        
Share option proceeds   5.9 21.4 34.8
Share repurchases and buy-backs 10 (112.2) (209.2) (415.4)
Net increase in borrowings 10 79.5 111.8 498.9
Financing and share issue costs   (4.3) (1.9) (8.3)
Equity dividends paid   (138.9)
Dividends paid to minority shareholders in subsidiary undertakings   (26.4) (20.4) (38.9)
Net cash outflow from financing activities (57.5) (98.3) (67.8)
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (466.2) (379.1) (13.8)
Translation differences   34.7 2.4 119.2
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period   1,062.3 956.9 956.9
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 10 630.8 580.2 1,062.3
         
Reconciliation of net cash flow to movement in net debt:        
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (466.2) (379.1) (13.8)
Cash inflow from increase in debt financing (76.0) (109.9) (493.5)
Other movements   28.3 48.7 26.0
Translation difference   (57.6) (9.6) 10.2
Movement of net debt in the period (571.5) (449.9) (471.1)
Net debt at beginning of period   (1,285.7) (814.6) (814.6)
Net debt at end of period 11 (1,857.2) (1,264.5) (1,285.7)