Consolidated cash flow statements

Bottling AppletiseBrewery scenePilsener beer
for the years ended 31 March
 
 
 
Notes
2005
US$m
2004
US$m
Net cash inflow from operating activities 25 2,792 2,292
Dividends received from associates   47 25
Returns on investments and servicing of finance      
Interest received   94 53
Interest paid   (228) (216)
Interest element of finance lease rental payments   (2) (3)
Dividends received from other investments   10 9
Dividends paid to minority interests   (172) (154)
Net cash outflow from returns on investments and servicing
of finance
  (298) (311)
Taxation paid   (625) (456)
Capital expenditure and financial investments      
Purchase of tangible fixed assets   (768) (576)
Sale of tangible fixed assets   30 27
Purchase of investments   (19) (217)
Sale of investments   475 6
Net cash outflow for capital expenditure and financial investments   (282) (760)
Acquisitions and disposals      
Purchase of subsidiary undertakings 29 (24) (338)
Net cash/(overdraft) acquired with subsidiary undertakings 29 1 (160)
Purchase of shares from minorities 29 (793) (20)
Purchase of shares in associates   (13) (58)
Net funding (to)/from associates   (68) 1
Proceeds of pension fund surplus from previously disposed operation 5 47
Proceeds from disposal of trademarks 5 13
Net cash outflow for acquisitions and disposals   (897) (515)
Equity dividends paid to shareholders   (412) (309)
Management of liquid resources      
Sale/(purchase) of short-term liquid instruments   3 (16)
Cash placed in short-term deposits   (661)
Net cash outflow from management of liquid resources 26, 27 (658) (16)
Financing      
Issue of shares   38 10
Issue of shares to minorities   1 4
Net purchase of own shares for share trusts   (21) (10)
New loans raised 26, 27 540 3,385
Repayment of loans 26, 27 (658) (3,377)
Net cash (outflow)/inflow from financing   (100) 12
Decrease in cash in the year 26, 27 (433) (38)

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