Investigation by French Competition Authority

Investigation by French Competition Authority

Investigation by French Competition Authority


Zurich, Switzerland, July 11, 2013: Adecco Group was informed yesterday that the French competition authority has commenced an investigation of the company and certain of its competitors in France with regards to alleged violations of French competition law. Adecco is fully co-operating with the authority.


Adecco contacts:


Adecco Corporate Investor Relations

Investor.relations@adecco.com or +41 (0) 44 878 89 89


Adecco Corporate Press Office

Press.office@adecco.com or +41 (0) 44 878 87 87



Forward-looking statements

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About the Adecco Group

The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With more than 31,000 FTE employees and over 5,200 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 650,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.


Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).