Key figures (as of August 31, 2012)

18.2 billion euro consolidated revenue 420,000 employees 20 th largest employer worldwide 80 countries 34,300 sites 75 million consumers served daily 9.48 billion euro market capitalization (as of November 7, 2012)

This press release contains statements that may be considered as forward-looking statements and as such may not relate strictly to historical or current facts. These statements represent management's views as of the date they are made and Sodexo assumes no obligation to update them. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

APPENDIX 1Comments by activity and geographic zone

1. On-site Services

1.1 North America

(in millions of euro)      

Fiscal 2012


Organic growth

Exchange rate effect

Total growth

1,537       1,312      

+ 6.4%
Health Care and Seniors 2,559 2,356 + 2.7%
Education       2,634       2,337       + 6.3%                  
TOTAL       6,730       6,005       + 4.9%       + 1.1%       + 6.1%       + 12.1%

Revenues in North America were 6.7 billion euro. This amount includes an additional week of activity compared with Fiscal 2011 as Sodexo operates on a 52/53-week calendar as is industry practice in North America. The impact of this 53 rd week is estimated at 120 million euro for Fiscal 2012, or approximately + 1.9% of the total + 4.9% organic revenue growth.

The acquisition in the United States of Roth Bros, a technical maintenance and energy management company, contributed + 1.1% to overall growth. Integration of this company and implementation of commercial synergies is proceeding according to plan.