Group Cash Flow Statement

For the year ended 31 December 2013

 

 

 

 

Note

2013
£m

2012
£m

 

Cash generated from operations

37

296.4

169.6

Tax paid


(16.3)

(13.4)

 

Net cash from operating activities


280.1

156.2

 

Cash flows from investing activities


   

Payments to acquire businesses, net of cash acquired

19(a)

(7.2)

(156.9)

Deferred consideration for businesses acquired and disposed

19(a)

(3.7)

(0.6)

Proceeds from the disposal of business

19(b)

1.4

-

Purchase of property, plant and equipment

 

(90.7)

(103.8)

Proceeds from disposal of property, plant and equipment

 

12.1

16.7

Payments to acquire intangible assets

 

(3.2)

(2.9)

Payments to acquire associates

 

-

(0.5)

Proceeds from disposal of associates

 

-

1.6

Dividends received from associates


-

0.9

Interest received


5.2

3.7

 

Net cash used in investing activities


(86.1)

(241.8)

 

Cash flows from financing activities


   

Proceeds from the sale of treasury shares

 

-

4.0

Purchase of own shares

 

(2.8)

(4.8)

Interest paid

 

(51.0)

(48.8)

Finance lease principal payments

 

(21.3)

(18.0)

Net loans (repaid)/drawn down

 

(99.4)

174.5

(Payments)/receipts for the maturity of foreign currency contracts

 

(1.1)

8.9

Dividends paid to non-controlling interests


(0.5)

(0.1)

Dividends paid to shareholders of the Company


(50.3)

(49.3)

 

Net cash (used in)/from financing activities


(226.4)

66.4

 

Decrease in cash and cash equivalents


(32.4)

(19.2)

 

Opening cash and cash equivalents

 

72.8

92.5

Decrease in cash and cash equivalents


(32.4)

(19.2)

Foreign exchange


0.5

(0.5)

 

Closing cash and cash equivalents

23

40.9

72.8

 

 

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