Compass Group plc


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Full Year 2019 Compass Group PLC Earnings Release

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Compass Group Says Executive Director Gary Green Sold 142,180 Shares Of Co

Compass Group PLC Expects To Deliver FY Organic Revenue Growth At Top Of 4-6% Range

Compass Group To Acquire Fazer Food Services


About Compass Group plc

Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The Company's segments include North America, Europe, Rest of World and Central activities. The Europe segment includes Turkey and Russia. The Rest of World segment includes Japan. The Company delivers services in sectors, including business and industry; healthcare and seniors; education; defense, offshore and remote, and sports and leisure. The Company offers its services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. It provides breakfasts, lunches and dinners, and also offers hospitality services. The Company offers a range of support services, including cleaning, building operations and maintenance, business and office services, logistics and transport, outdoor, project management and security. Its foodservice offerings under healthcare and seniors sector include patient feeding, retail food courts, hospitality catering, vending, retail shops and staff restaurants.



Contact Info

Compass House, Guildford Street


Executive Leadership

Paul Steven Walsh

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Dominic Blakemore

Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Palmer Brown

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Karen Witts

Chief Financial Officer

Alison R. Yapp

General Counsel, Company Secretary

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2.70 mean rating - 20 analysts
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UPDATE 2-Mitie posts higher first-quarter revenue on contract wins

* New debt falls (Adds details on cost saving, debt, share movement)

British caterer Compass to buy Nordic rival Fazer Food for 475 million euros

British caterer Compass Group has agreed to buy Nordic rival Fazer Food Services for around 475 million euros (£424 million), the two companies said on Tuesday, giving it a stronger foothold in Scandinavia.

British caterer Compass to acquire Fazer Food Services

British caterer Compass Group said on Tuesday it signed a deal with family-owned fast-moving consumer goods firm Fazer Group to acquire its catering business Fazer Food Services for an enterprise value of about 475 million euros ($537.61 million).

FTSE gains as trade tensions ease, earnings dominate

UK shares rose as risk sentiment picked up after comments from President Donald Trump playing down Washington's trade war with Beijing, while a slew of earnings reports drove major share moves on both main indexes.

British caterer Compass raises full-year organic revenue outlook

Compass Group Plc on Wednesday raised its forecast for full-year organic revenue growth after UK defence contract wins and as performance in its North America business boosted first-half results.

British caterer Compass's first-half organic revenue rises 6.6%

World's biggest catering firm Compass Group Plc on Wednesday reported a 6.6% rise in organic revenue for the first half of the year, boosted by new UK defence contract wins and strong performance in its North America business.

Sodexo's shares shine as sales growth at French group accelerates

Shares in Sodexo surged on Thursday after the French food services company delivered a stronger-than-expected rise in first-half revenue as growth accelerated in north America during the second quarter.

Compass hits lifetime high after caterer serves up growth

Compass Group Plc beat expectations with a 6.9 percent rise in organic first-quarter revenue helped by sporting and music event contracts, sending shares in the world's largest caterer to lifetime highs.

UK caterer Compass posts 7 pct rise in first-quarter revenue

Compass Group Plc reported a 6.9 percent rise in organic revenue for the first quarter, driven by new wins including UK defence contracts and a positive sporting events calendar, the world's biggest catering firm said on Thursday.

Proxy adviser urges investors to oppose Compass Group's pay report

Proxy voting adviser Pensions & Investment Research Consultants Limited (PIRC) on Tuesday urged Compass Group Plc shareholders to oppose the world's biggest catering firm's remuneration report.

Diploma names ex-Compass Group finance director as CEO

Technical products and services provider Diploma Plc on Wednesday named Johnny Thomson, former finance chief at FTSE 100 firm Compass Group Plc, as its new chief executive officer.

Compass Group full-year profit rises 7.1 percent

Compass Group Plc <CPG.L> reported a 7.1 percent rise in full-year profit on Tuesday as cost-cutting efforts at the world's biggest catering firm paid off and it raised prices.

Britain's Compass Group posts flat full-year margin

Compass Group Plc reported flat operating margin for the full-year at 7.4 percent on Tuesday, as the world's biggest catering firm's lower volumes and higher costs at its UK business could not offset the benefits of a wider cost-cutting plan.

China watchdog probes unit of catering giant Compass over expired school food

Chinese authorities are probing a local unit of global catering giant Compass Group Plc over mouldy and expired food found at a private school served by the group and said it would inspect other schools around the city.

Britain's Compass hires Kingfisher CFO in latest management reshuffle

Britain's Compass Group Plc <CPG.L> appointed Kingfisher's <KGF.L> Karen Witts as its chief financial officer on Thursday, the latest in a series of management changes at the world's biggest catering firm following the sudden death of its CEO.

Britain's Compass names Kingfisher's Karen Witts as CFO

Compass Group Plc, the world's biggest catering firm, appointed Kingfisher's Karen Witts as its chief financial officer on Thursday.

France's Sodexo shocked after three workers killed in Kabul

French food services company Sodexo expressed shock on Thursday after three of its workers were killed in Kabul and said it was working closely with local authorities.

Compass maintains full year margin growth outlook

Compass Group Plc <CPG.L>, the world's biggest catering firm, reported a slight drop in operating margins for the nine months to June 30, but said moves to cut costs would lead to a modest rise in margins for the full year.

UK caterer Compass posts lower margins on UK challenges

Compass Group Plc, the world's biggest catering firm, said operating margin fell slightly in the nine months to June 30, hurt by higher costs and "challenging" volumes in the UK.

Compass Group finance chief to step down

The world's biggest catering firm, Compass Group Plc <CPG.L>, said on Wednesday Finance Director Johnny Thomson is set to leave the company by the end of the year.

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