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Company Cash Flow Statement

All figures in millions Notes 2007 2006
Cash flows from operating activities
Net (loss)/profit (43) 78
Adjustments for:
Income tax (67) (67)
Net finance costs 183 63
Other liabilities (1) 16
Amounts due from subsidiaries (499) (115)
Profit on sale of subsidiaries (32)
Amount written down in investments in subsidiaries 20
Net cash used in operations (459) (5)
Interest paid (247) (175)
Tax received 99 55
Net cash used in operating activities (607) (125)
Cash flows from investing activities
Acquisition of subsidiaries, net of cash acquired (46) (120)
Disposal of subsidiaries, net of cash disposed 913
Interest received 5 15
Net cash generated/(used in) from investing activities 872 (105)
Cash flows from financing activities
Proceeds from issue of ordinary shares 7 12 11
Net (investment in)/Group contribution to purchase of treasury shares (33) 6
Proceeds from borrowings 347 -
Repayment of borrowings (391) (12)
Dividends paid to Company’s shareholders (238) (220)
Net cash used in financing activities (303) (215)
Effects of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents 1 (10)
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (37) (455)
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year (183) 272
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year 4 (220) (183)

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