Compass Group buys Dutch firm

CATERING services company Compass Group is set to buy Dutch company Elior Nederland from European rival Elior.

The acquisition of the Dutch food services business was made through subsidiary Compass Group Nederland Holding and is subject to regulatory approval.

Compass said the Amsterdam-based company reported revenues of £83m for the year to 30 September.

Earlier this month, Compass Group confirmed it was buying the North American company Coffee Distributing Corp.