Compass Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Compass Group has acquired 2 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Compass Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Vision Security Group for $99M. Compass Group has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer services (50%) and safety/security (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Compass Group

Compass Group PLC

Compass House Guildford Street,
Chertsey, KT16 9BQ
United Kingdom,
+44 19 3257 3000
www.compass-group.com

Compass Group is a provider of contract foodservice and support services to its clients. It offers various foodservice solutions ranging from free-flow restaurants to formal dining, grab and go deli and café outlets to hospitality services, and vending; and a range of support services, such as cleaning, building operations and maintenance, business and office, logistics and transport, outdoor, project management, and security. Compass Group was founded in 1941 and is based in Chertsey, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $99M $99M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - 1 - 4
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Crothall Healthcare 2020-12-31 - Divestiture
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.crothalllaundryservices.com
Bateman Community Living 2018-07-02 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.batemancommunityliving.com
Trinity Services Group, Inc. 2012-04-24 - Divestiture
Oldsmar, Florida · www.trinityservicesgroup.com
Vision Security Group Ltd. 2010-08-25 99M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Northampton, United Kingdom · www.vsg.co.uk
SSP Group plc 2006-06-01 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.foodtravelexperts.com
Crothall Healthcare 2001-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.crothalllaundryservices.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Services 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
Business Services - - 2 (50%) -
Safety/Security 1 (50%) 99M (100%) - -
Restaurants - - 1 (25%) -
Total 2 $99M 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 - 3 -
  Pennsylvania 1 - 1 -
  Georgia - - 1 -
  Florida - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 99M 1 -
Domestic 1 (50%) 99M (100%) 1 (25%) -
Cross-border 1 (50%) - 3 (75%) -
Total 2 $99M 4 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $99M
TOTAL $99M
Largest Vision Security Group Ltd.
$99M (2010-08-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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