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Company balance sheet – UK GAAP

  Notes 2008
£ m
2007
£ m
Fixed asset investments iii 1,636.8 1,373.5
 
Current assets      
Debtors iv 121.3 111.6
Deferred tax vi 0.7
Cash at bank and short-term deposits   3.6 3.9
    124.9 116.2
 
Creditors: amounts falling due within one year v (354.8) (75.3)
Net current assets   (229.9) 40.9
 
Total assets less current liabilities   1,406.9 1,414.4

Creditors: amounts falling due after more than one year
     
Debenture loans 13 (144.3) (144.4)
Bank and other loans 13 (281.0) (246.0)
Derivatives 13 (4.0)
Net assets   977.6 1,024.0

Capital and reserves
     
Called up share capital 17 22.6 22.6
Share premium account 18 68.2 68.2
Hedging reserve vii (3.8) 0.5
Revaluation reserve vii 756.2 758.5
Other reserves vii 25.0 25.0
Profit and loss account vii 109.7 150.2
Investment in own shares 20 (0.3) (1.0)
Shareholders’ funds   977.6 1,024.0

Note references in roman numerals refer to the notes to the Company financial statements, references in numbers refer to the notes to the Group financial statements.

Approved by the Board on 21 May 2008 and signed on its behalf by

Toby Courtauld

Toby Courtauld
Chief Executive

Timon Drakesmith

Timon Drakesmith
Finance Director

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