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for the year ended 30 September 2009

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In £s million unless otherwise indicated Notes Year ended 30 September
2009
Year ended 30 September
2008
Revenue 1 26,517 20,528
Duty and similar items   (11,769) (10,412)
Other cost of sales   (9,432) (6,253)
Cost of sales   (21,201) (16,665)
Gross profit   5,316 3,863
Distribution, advertising and selling costs   (1,979) (1,462)
Administrative and other expenses   (1,000) (930)
Profit from operations 1 2,337 1,471
Investment income 5 1,180 543
Finance costs 5 (2,572) (1,393)
Net finance costs 5 (1,392) (850)
Profit before taxation 2 945 621
Taxation 6 (268) (180)
Profit for the year   677 441
Attributable to:      
Equity holders of the Company   663 428
Minority interests   14 13
Earnings per ordinary share (pence)      
– Basic 8 65.5 50.6
– Diluted 8 65.3 50.4

All activities derive from continuing operations.

Reconciliation from profit from operations to adjusted profit from operations

In £s million Notes Year ended 30 September
2009
Year ended 30 September
2008
Profit from operations   2,337 1,471
Acquisition accounting adjustments   161
Amortisation of acquired intangibles 9 451 309
Brand divestment gain   (174)
Restructuring costs 3 145 463
Adjusted profit from operations   2,933 2,230

Reconciliation from net finance costs to adjusted net finance costs

In £s million Notes Year ended 30 September
2009
Year ended 30 September
2008
Net finance costs   (1,392) (850)
Fair value gains and losses on derivative financial instruments providing commercial hedges 5 660 272
Post-employment benefits net financing cost/(income) 5 32 (45)
Adjusted net finance costs   (700) (623)
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