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Notes to the Financial Statements
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38 20. STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN EQUITY Reconciliation of movement in capital and reserves Attributable to equity holders Share Share parent company Capital Premium Retained Total (note 20.1) (note 20.2) earnings d000’s d000’s d000’s d000’s Balance at 1 Jan 2007 38,608 57,926 (29,853) 66,681 Share option charges 815 815 Dividend paid in year (5,949) (6,227) (12,176) Total recognised income and expense 16,642 16,642 Balance at 31 Dec 2007 38,608 51,977 (18,623) 71,962 Balance at 1 Jan 2008 38,608 51,977 (18,623) 71,962 Share option charges 557 557 Transfer between reserves (note 20.2) (38,145) 38,145 Dividend paid in year (12,454) (12,454) Total recognised income and expense 16,543 16,543 Balance at 31 Dec 2008 38,608 13,832 24,168 76,608 20.1 Share capital Since 20 December 2004 the authorised and issued share capital has been: Authorised Issued Number of Ordinary shares 40,000,000 31,135,762 Par value per share c1.24 c1.24 Aggregate paid up value c49,600,000 c38,608,345 Number of Redeemable shares 30,000 Nil Par value per share c1.24 Aggregate value c37,300 The holders of ordinary shares are entitled to receive dividends as declared from time to time and are entitled to one vote per share at meetings of the Company. However, should the Company not be satisfied as to the true identity of the shareholders it can suspend the entitlement of those shareholders to receive dividends. As Luxembourg shares are not eligible for CREST settlement, economic interests in shares are traded through depository interests. At 31 March 2009 the true split of shares was: Held in registered form by Capital IRG Trustees Limited 30,250,542 97.2% Held in registered form by other shareholders 885,220 2.8% 31,135,762