Company balance sheet – UK GAAP

  Notes 2009
£m
2008
£m
Fixed asset investments iii 1,147.6 1,636.8
Current assets  
Debtors iv 162.5 121.3
Cash at bank and short-term deposits   7.0 3.6
    169.5 124.9
Creditors: amounts falling due within one year v (481.1) (354.8)
Net current assets   (311.6) (229.9)
 
Total assets less current liabilities   836.0 1,406.9
 
Creditors: amounts falling due after more than one year  
Debenture loans 13 (144.3) (144.3)
Bank and other loans 13 (234.0) (281.0)
Derivatives 13 (18.5) (4.0)
Net assets   439.2 977.6
 
Capital and reserves  
Called up share capital 16 22.6 22.6
Share premium account 17 68.2 68.2
Hedging reserve vi (16.4) (3.8)
Revaluation reserve vi 267.0 756.2
Other reserves vi 25.0 25.0
Profit and loss account vi 73.0 109.7
Investment in own shares 19 (0.2) (0.3)
Shareholders’ funds   439.2 977.6

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 19 May 2009 and signed on its behalf by

Toby Courtauld

Toby Courtauld

Chief Executive

Timon Drakesmith

Finance Director