BRIEF-Josef Mandelbaum to step down as CEO of Perion
* Says board of directors has begun a search for company's next CEO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
LONDON Nov 27 Compass Group, the world's biggest catering company, launched a 500 million pound ($809 million) share buyback on Wednesday, its third in as many years.
The British firm, which employs more than 500,000 people to feed officer workers, soldiers and school children, also reported underlying pre-tax profit up 9 percent to 1.2 billion pounds in 2013, slightly ahead of analyst expectations.
Revenue in 2013 rose 4.3 percent to 17.6 billion pounds.
Compass also increased its dividend by 12.7 percent on a year earlier to 24 pence.
MUMBAI, Sept 27 Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc , said on Tuesday it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as the search giant seeks to bring more people on to its Google platform.
Sept 27 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 44 points on Tuesday, or as much as 0.7 percent, according to financial bookmakers, with futures also up 0.7 percent ahead of the cash market open.