Compass Group PLC (CPG.L)
HELSINKI, June 11 British caterer Compass Group has agreed to buy Nordic rival Fazer Food Services for around 475 million euros ($538 million), the two companies said on Tuesday, giving it a stronger foothold in Scandinavia.
June 11 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).
May 15 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.
May 15 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.
May 15 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.
* Q2 revenue growth accelerates in North America (Adds share reaction, CEO comments)
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.
* Shares up more than 4 pct, hit lifetime high (Adds CEO, CFO comments, shares)
Feb 7Compass 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.
Feb 5 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.