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Cash Flow

Year ended 31 March 2014
US$m
2013
US$m
Cash flows from operating activities
Cash generated from operations 1,641 1,602
Interest paid (95) (80)
Interest received 21 12
Dividends received from associates 1 1
Tax paid (174) (162)
Net cash inflow from operating activities - continuing operations 1,394 1,373
Net cash inflow from operating activities - discontinued operations 140 64
Net cash inflow from operating activities 1,534 1,437
Cash flows from investing activities
Purchase of other intangible assets (319) (345)
Purchase of property, plant and equipment (83) (115)
Sale of property, plant and equipment 8 1
Purchase of investments in associates - (8)
Purchase of other financial assets (3) -
Acquisition of subsidiaries, net of cash acquired (1,223) (38)
Disposal of subsidiaries - continuing operations 25 5
Disposal of subsidiaries - discontinued operations 5 (8)
Net cash flows used in investing activities (1,590) (508)
Cash flows from financing activities
Cash flows from employee share incentive plans:    
- proceeds from issue of ordinary shares 13 9
- net cash (outflow)/inflow on vesting of share awards and exercise of share options (55) 61
- purchase of own share by employee trusts (126) (250)
- other payments (7) (4)
Purchase of own shares held as treasury shares (203) -
Payments to acquire non-controlling interests (19) (1,507)
New borrowings 1,911 1,135
Repayment of borrowings (1,139) (12)
Capital element of finance lease rental payments (5) (1)
Net receipts from derivative financial instruments held to manage currency profile 43 -
Net receipts from equity swaps 5 -
Dividends paid (355) (376)
Net cash flows from/(used in) financing activities 63 (945)
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents - continuing operations 7 (16)
Cash and cash equivalents at 1 April 226 254
Exchange and other movements in cost and cash equivalents (25) (12)
Cash and cash equivalents at 31 March 208 226