Unaudited condensed consolidated cash flow statement

Year ended 31 Dec
2011
£m

Half year to
30 June 2012
£m
Half year to
30 June 2011
£m
Note
119.8 Net cash from operating activities 66.5 50.7 8

Investing activities


(43.6) Purchases of property, plant and equipment (28.2) (19.9)
1.5 Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets 3.2 0.5
(2.4) Purchases of intangible fixed assets (1.6) (1.2)
(0.8) Purchases of other investments (0.8)
(0.6) Acquisition of business/purchase of non-controlling interest (32.0)
(45.9) Net cash used in investing activities (59.4) (20.6)

Financing activities


0.6 Interest received 0.2 0.8
(5.1) Interest paid (1.4) (2.5)
(17.4) Dividends paid (13.8) (10.7)
(0.1) Dividends paid to a non-controlling shareholder (0.1)
(59.3) Repayments of bank loans (2.4) (29.3)
(0.4) Payments of obligations under finance leases (0.1) (0.2)
0.4 New bank loans drawn down 12.5 3.7
0.8 Proceeds on issue of ordinary share capital 0.2 0.7
(1.1) Own shares purchased/settlement of share options (8.5) (1.1)
(81.6) Net cash used in financing activities (13.3) (38.7)
(7.7) Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (6.2) (8.6)
17.6 Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 9.5 17.6
(0.4) Effect of foreign exchange rate changes (0.6) 0.5
9.5 Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 2.7 9.5

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