Sodexo SA (EXHO.PA)
23 Aug 2019
* Sodexo profit margins sharply lag those of Compass (Recasts with comments from CEO call, shares, analyst)
PARIS, July 8 French food services group Sodexo said on Monday that sales growth accelerated in the third quarter but it warned that some contract losses in North America would weigh on fourth-quarter growth.
PARIS French catering company Elior said it had got a firm offer of 1.542 billion euros ($1.7 billion) from private equity firm PAI Partners for its 'Areas' concession catering business, helping to give a lift to Elior's shares.
* Q2 revenue growth accelerates in North America (Adds share reaction, CEO comments)
PARIS, April 11 French food services group Sodexo on Thursday reported a stronger-than-expected rise in first-half revenues as growth accelerated in all its businesses in the second quarter, and the company also stuck to its financial goals for the year.