NOTES TO THE CONDENSED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 
FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2006
 

 
1.
  
These consolidated condensed interim financial statements have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The accounting policies used in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those used in the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2005.
    REVIEWED REVIEWED
      RESTATED
  R MILLION 2006 2005
2. Revenue    
  Finance income 8,2 8,0
3. Exceptional items    
  (Loss)/Gain on dilution of investment in associate (11,9) 1,8
4. Headline earnings    
  Profit attributable to equity holders of the company 284,8 272,7
  Exceptional items net of tax (Note 3) 11,9 (1,8)
  Attributable share of headline earnings adjustments of associate company (11,5) (13,0)
  Headline earnings 285,2 257,9
  Weighted average number of shares in issue (million) 897,8 897,8
  Headline earnings per share (cents) 31,8 28,7
5. Current assets    
  Trade and other receivables 0,6 0,6
  Amount owing by affiliated company 7,3
  Cash and cash equivalents 11,0 1,0
    11,6 8,9
6. Current liabilities    
  Trade and other payables 1,9 1,9
  Current tax liability 0,4 0,7
  Amount owing to affiliated company 0,2
7.  Two IFRS adjustments were identified in the 2006 audit which were not identified in 2005. These relate to the accounting for certain expense provisions and the Textainer stock option plan. Although the impact on the current and prior years (as disclosed in the statement of changes in equity) individually is not material, the comparatives and opening equity position have been restated for the adjustments due to the material cumulative impact thereof.
 
      PREVIOUSLY    
    STATED ADJUSTMENT RESTATED
As at 31 December 2004      
Retained income 625,3 (4,5) 620,8
Investment in equity accounted investee 696,3 (4,5) 691,8
As at 31 December 2005      
Non-distributable reserves 203,9 (0,5) 203,4
Retained income 813,7 (9,5) 804,2
Investment in equity accounted investee 932,7 (10,0) 922,7