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Consent solicitation: completion of the transfer of the Notes
from Luxottica to EssilorLuxottica
Charenton-le-Pont, France (December 2, 2019 – 10:00 pm) – Further to the joint press release dated 26 November 2019, EssilorLuxottica S.A. (“EssilorLuxottica”) and Luxottica Group S.p.A. (“Luxottica”) today announce that the transfer of Euro 500,000,000 2.625 per cent. fixed rate notes due 10 February 2024 (ISIN: XS1030851791) issued in 2014 (the "Notes") from Luxottica to EssilorLuxottica, the release of the guarantors under the Notes, and certain modifications to the conditions of the Notes all as further described in the Consent Solicitation Memorandum dated 24 October 2019, a copy of which is available under the “Consent solicitation” section on Luxottica’s website at http://www.luxottica.com/en/investors/consent-solicitation, are effective.
EssilorLuxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. Formed in 2018, its mission is to help people around the world to see more, be more and live life to its fullest by addressing their evolving vision needs and personal style aspirations. The company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technology and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to set new industry standards for vision care and the consumer experience around it. Influential eyewear brands including Ray-Ban and Oakley, lens technology brands including Varilux® and Transitions®, and world-class retail brands including Sunglass Hut and LensCrafters are part of the EssilorLuxottica family. In 2018, EssilorLuxottica had nearly 150,000 employees and pro forma consolidated revenues of Euro 16.2 billion.
The EssilorLuxottica share trades on the Euronext Paris market and is included in the Euro Stoxx 50 and CAC 40 indices. Codes and symbols: ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESLX.PA; Bloomberg: EL:FP.
Luxottica is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Its portfolio includes proprietary brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples and Alain Mikli, as well as licensed brands including Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bulgari, Chanel, Coach, Dolce&Gabbana, Ferrari, Michael Kors, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Tiffany & Co., Valentino and Versace. The Group’s global wholesale distribution network covers more than 150 countries and is complemented by an extensive retail network of approximately 9,100 stores, with LensCrafters and Pearle Vision in North America, OPSM, LensCrafters and Spectacle Hut in Asia-Pacific, GMO and Óticas Carol in Latin America, Salmoiraghi & Viganò in Italy and Sunglass Hut worldwide. Additional information on the Group is available at www.luxottica.com.
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