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Compass Group Finance Netherlands B.V. -- Moody's assigns P-2 short term issuer ratings to Compass Group and affirms A3 long term ratings; outlook stable

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today assigned Prime-2 (P-2) short term issuer ratings to Compass Group PLC (Compass or the company) and to Compass Group Finance Netherlands B.V., an indirect subsidiary of Compass Group PLC. Concurrently Moody's has affirmed the company's A3 long term debt ratings and the (P) A3 rating of the company's GBP 4 billion Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) programme. A full list of affected ratings can be found at the end of this press release.