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Free Cash Flow

The Group defines free cashflow as cash generated from operating activities (excluding income tax paid), plus the proceeds
from the sale of property, plant and equipment and proceeds from the disposal of intangible assets less cash used for the
acquisition of property, plant or equipment and for the acquisition of intangible assets. Adjusted free cashflow conversion is
free cashflow as a percentage of Adjusted EBITDA

  2017
€000
2016
€000
Cash generated from operations 53,619 60,905
Payments to acquire property, plant and equipment (3,710) (6,727)
Payments to acquire intangible assets (1,376) (5,838)
Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment 98 -
Free cashflow 48,631 48,340
     
Adjusted free cash flow conversion 86.3% 94.1%