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Luxottica buys France's Alain Mikli for 90 million euros
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica (LUX.MI), the world's biggest premium eyewear maker, said on Friday it had signed a deal to buy French luxury eyewear maker Alain Mikli for around 90 million euros ($117 million).
The deal strengthens Luxottica's luxury brands portfolio, the company added in a statement.
In 2011 Alain Mikli posted net sales of about 60 million euros.
(Reporting By Danilo Masoni, editing by Francesca Landini)
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