Compass Group plc is a British multinational contract foodservice, cleaning, property management and support services company. The Сompany specializes in providing food and a range of support services across offices and factories, schools, universities, hospitals, major sports and cultural venues, mining camps, correctional facilities and offshore oil platforms. Compass Group's support services include cleaning in hospitals, reception services at corporate headquarters, providing security, managing remote camps, grounds and facilities services at schools and universities. Its foodservice offerings include patient feeding, retail food courts, hospitality catering, vending, retail shops and staff restaurants.

Surrey, GB
Size (employees)
588,112 (est)+12%
Compass Group was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Surrey, GB
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Key People/Management at Compass Group

Paul Walsh

Paul Walsh

Carol Arrowsmith

Carol Arrowsmith

Non-Executive Director
John Bason

John Bason

Non-Executive Director
Stefan Bomhard

Stefan Bomhard

Non-Executive Director
Nelson Silva

Nelson Silva

Non-Executive Director
Ireena Vittal

Ireena Vittal

Non-Executive Director
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Compass Group Office Locations

Compass Group has offices in Surrey, London, Montréal, Ottawa and in 3 other locations
Surrey, GB (HQ)
Compass House Guildford St
Calgary, CA
300 2710 17 Ave SE
Dartmouth, CA
35 10 Morris Dr
London, CA
1907 Oxford St E
Montréal, CA
2580 Av Dollard
Ottawa, CA
830 Campbell Ave
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Compass Group Financials and Metrics

Compass Group Financials

Compass Group's revenue was reported to be £19.61 b in FY, 2016 which is a 11.5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

19.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1 b

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

26.1 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

346 m
Compass Group's current market capitalization is £26.1 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


17.6 b16.9 b17.6 b19.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b

Net Income

868 m877 m1 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


408 m283 m346 m

Accounts Receivable

1.7 b1.7 b2.1 b

Current Assets

2.8 b2.8 b3.4 b


1.3 b1.3 b1.7 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.1 b)(709 m)(720 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(276 m)(282 m)(319 m)
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

4.2 x
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Compass Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


50 50 50

Customer Locations

50 k50 k50 k

Meals Served

4 b5 b5 b
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Compass Group News and Updates

Compass Group to buy Foam Fabricators for $247.5 mln

The Compass Group has agreed to acquire Scottsdale, Arizona-based Foam Fabricators, a maker of custom molded protective foam solutions and OEM components. The purchase price is $247.5 million.
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