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Sodexo announces completion of the acquisition of Servi-Bonos in Mexico


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Sodexo (PARIS:SW) (OTCBB:SDXAY), world leader in Quality of Life services, today announced completion of its acquisition of Servi-Bonos, S.A. de C.V. (“Servi-Bonos”) in Mexico. Servi-Bonos will be consolidated in the Group's financial statements for ten months in Fiscal 2013.

Servi-Bonos is a leading provider of food and meal vouchers and cards, serving close to 5,000 clients in Mexico through its nationwide network. In 2011, Servi-Bonos generated issue volume (the face value of vouchers and cards multiplied by the number of vouchers and cards issued) of close to 300 million euros.

This acquisition reinforces Sodexo's international leadership in Quality of Life services in the buoyant Mexican growth economy.

About Sodexo

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life Services

Quality of Life plays an important role in the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Based on this conviction, Sodexo acts as the partner of companies and institutions that place a premium on performance and employee well being, as it has since Pierre Bellon founded the company in 1966. Sharing the same passion for service, Sodexo's 413,000 employees in 80 countries design, manage and deliver an unrivaled array of Quality of Life services. Sodexo has created a new form of service business that contributes to the fulfillment of its employees and the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which it operates.

Key figures (as of August 31, 2011)

  Sodexo world-wide
16 billion euro consolidated revenue

413,000 employees (incl. acquisitions made between August 31 & December 31, 2011)

22nd largest employer worldwide (ranking as of August 31, 2011)

80 countries

33,400 sites

50 million consumers served daily

9.46 billion euro market capitalization (as of October 31, 2012)

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