Annual Report and Accounts 2010

9Reconciliation of movements in shareholders’ funds

 

2010
£000

2009
£000

(Loss)/profit attributable to shareholders

(888)

179,023

Equity dividends payable

(34,323)

(28,961)

 

(35,211)

150,062

Proceeds on issue of treasury shares on exercise of share options

24,015

19,085

Credit in respect of capital contributions arising from share-based compensation charges

27,129

19,001

Net addition to shareholders’ funds

15,933

188,148

Opening shareholders’ funds

604,162

416,014

Closing shareholders’ funds

620,095

604,162