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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 Ratings3.5

Locations

Compass Group is headquartered in
Surrey, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)596,452
Job Openings609
Revenue (FY, 2019)£24.9 B(+9%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£11.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Compass Group

Dominic Blakemore

Dominic Blakemore

Group Chief Executive Officer
Gary Green

Gary Green

Group Chief Operating Officer, North America
Karen Witts

Karen Witts

Group Chief Financial Officer
James Meaney

James Meaney

Regional Managing Director, Latin America
Robin Mills

Robin Mills

Managing Director, UK & Ireland
Venkie Shantaram

Venkie Shantaram

Regional Managing Director, Continental Europe
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Compass Group Office Locations

Compass Group has offices in Surrey, Rednal, Charlotte, Florida Oeste and in 49 other locations
Surrey, GB (HQ)
Compass House Guildford St
Rednal, GB
Parklands Court, 24 Parklands
Florida Oeste, AR
6to piso, Esteban Echeverria 1050
Cannon Hill, AU
Level 1/38 Southgate Ave
McMahons Point, AU
35-51 Mitchell St
North Adelaide, AU
Unit 1/30 Dunn 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 £24.88 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.3% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

12.5b

Net income (H1, 2020)

570.0m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

759.0m

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

21.0b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

11.8

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

732.0m

EV

26.1b
Compass Group's current market capitalization is £21 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

22.6b23.0b24.9b

Revenue growth, %

15%2%8%

Cost of goods sold

15.1b17.0b16.7b

Gross profit

7.5b6.0b8.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

11.4b12.3b12.5b

EBIT

853.0m913.0m759.0m

EBIT margin, %

7%7%6%

Pre tax profit

792.0m852.0m771.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

387.0m969.0m398.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.1b2.3b

Inventories

353.0m353.0m404.0m

Current Assets

3.5b4.5b4.1b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2020H1, 2020

Cash

405.0m609.0m732.0m

Inventories

368.0m385.0m409.0m

Current Assets

3.6b4.1b4.2b

PP&E

1.0b1.0b1.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

524.0m548.0m577.0m

Inventories

(11.0m)(30.0m)(30.0m)

Accounts Payable

101.0m365.0m210.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6b1.9b2.0b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

265.0m300.0m373.0m

Inventories

(26.0m)(26.0m)(7.0m)

Accounts Payable

90.0m(1.0m)(454.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

834.0m890.0m545.0m
GBPFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

42.8k

Debt/Equity

1.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

5.2 x
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Compass Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

50 50 45

Customer Locations

55 k55 k55 k

Meals Served

5.50 b5.50 b5.50 b

Sites Offering Healthy Eating Programmes

17.98 k18.24 k
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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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Compass Group Revenue Breakdown

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Compass Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.3% from Fast Growing & Emerging, 23.3% from Europe & Japan and 62.4% from North America

Human Capital Metrics

Compass Group's employees are reported to be approximately 59% female and 41% male.
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Compass Group Online and Social Media Presence

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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 Karen Witts.

  • How many employees does Compass Group have?

    Compass Group has 596,452 employees.

  • What is Compass Group revenue?

    Latest Compass Group annual revenue is £24.9 b.

  • What is Compass Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Compass Group revenue per employee is £41.7 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, Rednal, Charlotte, Florida Oeste and in 49 other locations.

  • How many offices does Compass Group have?

    Compass Group has 54 offices.