May 19, 2014 / 2:50 PM / 3 years ago

BRIEF-Compass provides details of special dividend

May 19 (Reuters) - Compass Group Plc :

* Proposed return of cash to shareholders

* Return of 56 pence per existing ordinary share in capital of compass group plc ("existing ordinary share") ( "return of cash")

* Consolidation of every 17 existing ordinary shares into 16 new ordinary shares ("new ordinary shares") ( "share capital consolidation")

* Return amounts to approximately 1 bln stg in aggregate

* Return of cash is conditional upon shareholder approval, which will be sought at general meeting

* It is expected that payments will be made in respect of income option and capital option on 29 July 2014 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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