Company Statement of Changes in Shareholders' Equity

Attributable to owners of the Company
Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
Balance at 1 May 20142,92833,67510,55447,157
Profit for the financial year and total comprehensive income17,78117,781
Transactions with owners:
Recognition of share-based payments1,5571,557
Movement on tax arising on share-based payments389389
Proceeds from exercise of employee options3194197
Issue of share capital — rights issue1,83292,55994,391
Issue of share capital — consideration for the acquisition of Aesica Holdco Limited14410,65910,803
Consideration paid for purchase of own shares (held in trust)(2,666)(2,666)
Equity dividends (note 12)(7,011)(7,011)
1,979103,412(7,731)97,660
Balance at 30 April 20154,907137,08720,604162,598
Loss for the financial year and total comprehensive loss(9,668)(9,668)
Transactions with owners:
Recognition of share-based payments1,7921,792
Movement on tax arising on share-based payments(247)(247)
Proceeds from exercise of employee options6335341
Consideration paid for purchase of own shares (held in trust)(2,209)(2,209)
Equity dividends (note 12)(8,999)(8,999)
6335(9,663)(9,322)
Balance at 30 April 20164,913137,4221,273143,608