On 10 May 2017, Compass Group PLC announced a proposed Shareholder Return
by way of a Special Dividend of £1 billion to Shareholders and an associated
25 for 26 Share Consolidation which was approved by Shareholders at the General Meeting on 7 June 2017. The Share Consolidation subsequently took place on 26 June 2017 and the Special Dividend was paid to Shareholders on 17 July 2017.
The Circular to Shareholders and Notice of General Meeting dated 15 May 2017, setting out the terms of the proposed Shareholder Return, together with details of the results of the voting at the General Meeting, can be found in the Shareholder Return 2017 section.