Annual Report and Accounts 2009

Notes to the Company Financial Statements for the year to 31 December 2009

18. Reconciliation of movement in shareholders' funds

2009
£m
2008
£m
Opening shareholders' funds 1,351.9 3,049.5
Dividends paid (107.9)
Profit/(loss) for the financial year 5.4 (1,595.9)
New share capital subscribed 510.1
Issue of equity instruments 5.5
Transfer of own shares 6.3
Other financing costs (0.5)
Loss on disposal of own shares (0.1)
Closing shareholders' funds 1,872.4 1,351.9