Financial Statements

34. Share capital

Authorised, allotted and fully paid

Group Number of shares Value of shares (£m)
2 May 2010 79,000,020 4.0
1 May 2011 80,234,588 4.0
Company Number of shares Value of shares (£m)
2 May 2010 79,000,020 4.0
1 May 2011 80,234,588 4.0

During the year the Company issued 1,234,568 ordinary shares of 5p at a fair value of £18.5m. £18.0m was for the SuperGroup Europe BVBA business combination (see note 5) and £0.5m was settlement in lieu of the notice period to terminate the arrangements with 888 clothing and bring them in house.