C30. Cash flow information

Non-cash transactions, continuing and discontinued operations

Asset retirement obligations (AROs)

In 2015 and 2014, obligations regarding future dismantling and restoration of technical sites entailed non-cash investments of SEK 295 million and SEK 171 million, respectively.

Building-infrastructure exchange transactions

TeliaSonera provides and installs infrastructure in buildings and as compensation is granted an exclusive right to deliver services for 5–10 years through this infrastructure. These activities entailed non-cash exchanges of SEK 51 million in 2015 and SEK 88 million in 2014.

Dividends to holders of non-controlling interests, continuing and discontinued operations

SEK in millions

Jan–Dec 2015

Jan–Dec 2014



AO Kcell



Fintur Holdings B.V.


Latvijas Mobilais Telefons SIA






Other subsidiaries



Total dividends to holders of
non-controlling interests



Business combinations, other acquisitions and disposals

The TeliaSonera group is continually restructured by acquiring and divesting equity instruments or operations.

For information on net cash outflow from business combinations in 2015, see Note C33 “Business combinations.”

In 2014, the total net cash outflow from business combinations was SEK 1,004 million. The amount included SEK 347 million relating to the acquisition of Ainacom, SEK 400 million relating to the acquisition of Zitius, SEK 73 million relating to repayment of certain borrowings in Zitius, SEK 140 million relating to the acquisition of Ipeer and SEK 44 million relating to other minor business combinations.

No operations were divested in 2015 nor in 2014. Cash inflow for 2015 of SEK 4,724 million from “Other equity instruments divested” comprises the two last tranches received from AF Telecom Holding (AFT) relating to the sale of shares in MegaFon in 2012 and cash inflow for 2014 of SEK 2,094 million represented the third tranche from the same transaction.

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