Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)
May 10 Compass Group, the world's biggest catering firm, proposed a 1 billion-pound ($1.3 billion) special dividend and said that revenue growth had accelerated in the first half of the year on strong trading in North America and improving trends in Europe.
May 10 Compass Group Plc, the world's biggest catering firm, proposed a 1 billion-pound ($1.3 billion) special dividend, after reporting higher first-half profit on the back of strong trading in North America and improving trends in Europe.
* HY North America organic revenue growth of 7.1 percent, Europe up 1.6 percent
LONDON, April 21 HSBC said Paul Walsh, the former chief executive of drinks maker Diageo, is to step down from its board with immediate effect in order to focus on his other commitments.
* Organic revenue for first three months to 31 December 2016 grew by 2.8 pct