Sodexho Alliance Notifies the New York Stock Exchange of Its Intent to Delist Its American Depositary Receipts from the New York Stock Exchange and to Deregister under the U.S. Securities Laws

PARIS--()--Regulatory News:

Sodexho Alliance (NYSE:SDX) (Paris:SW)originally announced on May 30, 2007 its intention to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and voluntarily deregister under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Sodexho announced today that it has formally notified the NYSE of this intention. In its notice, Sodexho has requested that the last day of trading on the NYSE will be July 13, 2007 and that trading of the ADRs will be on an over-the counter (OTC) basis as of July 16, 2007.

SODEXHO ALLIANCE, founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, is the leading global provider of Food and Facilities Management services, with more than 332,000 employees on 28,300 sites in 80 countries. For Fiscal 2006, which closed August 31, 2006, SODEXHO ALLIANCE had sales of 12.8 billion euro. Listed on Euronext Paris and on the New York Stock Exchange, the Groups current market capitalization is 8.2 billion euro.

Contacts

Sodexho Alliance
Press:
William Mengebier
Tel: + 33 (1) 30 85 74 18 - Fax: +33 (1) 30 85 50 10
E-mail: william.mengebier@sodexhoalliance.com
or
Investor relations:
Pierre Bénaich
Tel: + 33 (1) 30 85 29 39 - Fax: +33 (1) 30 85 50 05
E-mail: pierre.benaich@sodexhoalliance.com

Contacts

Sodexho Alliance
Press:
William Mengebier
Tel: + 33 (1) 30 85 74 18 - Fax: +33 (1) 30 85 50 10
E-mail: william.mengebier@sodexhoalliance.com
or
Investor relations:
Pierre Bénaich
Tel: + 33 (1) 30 85 29 39 - Fax: +33 (1) 30 85 50 05
E-mail: pierre.benaich@sodexhoalliance.com