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407. Compass Group
Rank: 407 (Previous rank: 401)
CEO: Richard Cousins
Employees: 388,181
Address: Guildford St.
Chertsey,   KT16 9BQ
Country: Britain
Website: www.compass-group.com
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 22,521.8 7.5
Profits 872.1 -14.0
Assets 12,336.3
Stockholders' equity 3,898.2
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.9
Assets 7.1
Industry: Food Services
Rank Company Global 500
($ millions)
1 McDonald's 388 23,522.4
2 Compass Group 407 22,521.8
3 Sodexo 456 20,377.0
From the July 20, 2009 issue
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2008.
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