Compass Group

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Compass Group is a global provider of food and support services. It engages in corporate catering, stadium concessions, and food service for the education and healthcare communities as well as office dining and vending, building services and facility management, and food service procurement. The company serves a variety of sectors including business and industry, healthcare and seniors, education, sports and leisure, and defense, offshore, and remote.
TypePublic
Founded1941
HQSurrey, GB
Websitecompass-group.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)478,070(-12%)
Job Openings1,128
Revenue (FY, 2021)£17.9 B(-10%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)£19.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Compass Group

Dominic Blakemore

Dominic Blakemore

Group Chief Executive Officer & Director
Gary Green

Gary Green

Director & Group Chief Operating Officer, North America
Palmer Brown

Palmer Brown

Group Chief Financial Officer
Karen Witts

Karen Witts

Group Chief Financial Officer & Director
Deborah Lee

Deborah Lee

Group Chief People Officer
Shelley Roberts

Shelley Roberts

Group Chief Commercial Officer
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Compass Group Office Locations

Compass Group has offices in Surrey, Leeds, Rednal, Charlotte and in 49 other locations
Surrey, GB (HQ)
Compass House Guildford St
Leeds, GB
10th floor, Central Square, 29 Wellington St
Rednal, GB
Parklands Court, 24 Parklands
Vicente López, AR
6to piso, Esteban Echeverria 1050
Cannon Hill, AU
Level 1/38 Southgate Ave
McMahons Point, AU
35-51 Mitchell St
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Compass Group Financials and Metrics

Compass Group Revenue

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Compass Group's revenue was reported to be £17.91 b in FY, 2021
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2022)

11.5b

Gross profit (H1, 2022)

11.5b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2022), %

100%

Net income (H1, 2022)

480.0m

EBITDA (H1, 2022)

886.0m

EBIT (H1, 2022)

631.0m

Market capitalization (3-Aug-2022)

34.6b

Closing stock price (3-Aug-2022)

19.4

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

1.5b

EV

37.2b
Compass Group's current market capitalization is £34.6 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

22.9b24.9b19.9b17.9b

Cost of goods sold

(6.5b)(7.1b)(5.4b)(4.5b)

Gross profit

16.3b17.8b14.6b13.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

71%71%73%75%
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Revenue

12.3b12.5b8.4b11.5b

Gross profit

12.4b12.6b8.4b11.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

100%101%100%100%
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

969.0m398.0m1.5b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

2.2b2.3b1.6b1.9b

Prepaid Expenses

197.0m226.0m212.0m196.0m

Inventories

386.0m424.0m313.0m327.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Cash

609.0m732.0m1.7b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

2.9b2.8b2.2b3.0b

Prepaid Expenses

76.0m80.0m100.0m78.0m

Inventories

385.0m409.0m260.0m389.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

1.6b1.6b290.0m514.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

521.0m577.0m601.0m329.0m

Inventories

(30.0m)(30.0m)102.0m(50.0m)

Accounts Payable

364.0m210.0m(921.0m)712.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021H1, 2022

Net Income

883.0m755.0m154.0m616.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

211.0m186.0m175.0m173.0m

Inventories

(26.0m)(7.0m)11.0m(54.0m)

Accounts Payable

(1.0m)(454.0m)105.0m170.0m
GBPFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

38.6k

Debt/Equity

1.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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Compass Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

505045

Customer Locations

55 k55 k55 k

Meals Served

5.5 b5.5 b5.5 b

Sites Offering Healthy Eating Programmes

17.98 k18.24 k

Compass Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FeedrMay 26, 2020$24 m
Fazer Food ServicesJune 11, 2019€475 m
NKS Kabushiki KaishaMarch 06, 2012
DORA GastroDecember 09, 2011
Integrated Cleaning Management LimitedOctober 21, 2011
Cygnet CateringSeptember 02, 2011
Vipul Facility ManagementApril 11, 2011
Küchenbetrieb Menke - Bremer Betriebsverpflegung KgJanuary 11, 2011
Menke CateringkonzepteJanuary 11, 2011
Menü-Dienst NoltingJanuary 11, 2011
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Compass Group Revenue Breakdown

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Compass Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 31.3% from BUSINESS & INDUSTRY, 18.2% from EDUCATIONAL SVCS, 8.6% from SPORTS & LEISURE, 10.2% from DEFENSE OFFSHORE & REMOTE, 33.0% from HEALTHCARE & SENIORS and -1.3% from Other

Compass Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.0% from REST OF WORLD, 62.3% from NORTH AMERICA and 24.8% from EUROPE

Human Capital Metrics

Compass Group's employees are reported to be approximately 59% female and 41% male.
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Compass Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Compass Group Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Compass Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Compass Group Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    69/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    64/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Compass Group News and Updates

Lavazza Professional acquires Fulfill from Compass Group

Lavazza Professional has acquired Fulfill – a UK-based vending fulfilment company – from Compass Group for an undisclosed figure.

Cloud canteen startup Feedr has been acquired by Compass Group for ~$24M

Feedr, the food tech startup that delivers personalised meals to office workers as an alternative to companies setting up their own canteens, has been acquired by Compass Group, the publicly-listed foodservice company.

Compass seeks £2bn as canteens lie idle

The world’s biggest catering group launched the largest equity-raising of the coronavirus pandemic so far yesterday.

Compass makes history with fundraising and opens door for more smaller investors

Compass Group PLC’s (LON:CPG) planned fundraising will be the first FTSE 350 share issue since the coronavirus outbreak to give private investors a piece of the action.

Compass Group closes 55% of its businesses as a result of country lockdowns

In the latest trading update from Compass Group, the multinational food and support services company has seen 55% of its businesses closed due to country lock downs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Compass Group issues profit warning amid coronavirus closures

Compass Group has warned interim profits will be lower than expected because of closures in its sport, leisure and education The post Compass Group issues profit warning amid coronavirus closures appeared first on CityAM.
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Compass Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Compass Group founded?

    Compass Group was founded in 1941.

  • Who are Compass Group key executives?

    Compass Group's key executives are Dominic Blakemore, Gary Green and Palmer Brown.

  • How many employees does Compass Group have?

    Compass Group has 478,070 employees.

  • What is Compass Group revenue?

    Latest Compass Group annual revenue is £17.9 b.

  • What is Compass Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Compass Group revenue per employee is £37.5 k.

  • Who are Compass Group competitors?

    Competitors of Compass Group include Oil States Industries, Serco and Elior Group.

  • Where is Compass Group headquarters?

    Compass Group headquarters is located at Compass House Guildford St, Surrey.

  • Where are Compass Group offices?

    Compass Group has offices in Surrey, Leeds, Rednal, Charlotte and in 49 other locations.

  • How many offices does Compass Group have?

    Compass Group has 54 offices.