BRIEF-IMI profit up 4 pct, sees slower growth in H2

LONDON Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:14am EDT

LONDON Aug 23 (Reuters) - IMI PLC : * H1 revenue £1,090M versus £1,032M +6% * Adjusted profit before tax £177.7M versus £171.3M +4% * Interim dividend 11.8P versus 11.0P +7% * Pace of revenue growth is likely to slow in the second half * Despite weakening economic conditions in Europe, we still expect to make

progress in the remainder of the year