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Essilor International Compagnie Generale D Optique SA (ESSI.PA)

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Luxottica chairman expects to wrap up Essilor merger in May
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Luxottica::CEO SAYS "EXTREMELY CONFIDENT" OF RECEIVING CHINA'S GREEN LIGHT TO MERGER WITH ESSILOR IN NEXT FEW WEEKS.CFO SAYS CONFIRMS SALES GROWTH TARGET OF 2-4 PERCENT AT CONSTANT CURRENCIES IN 2018.CHAIRMAN SAYS DEAL WITH ESSILOR CAN BE WRAPPED UP BY THE END OF MAY.CFO SAYS E-COMMERCE ACCOUNTS FOR AROUND 5 PERCENT OF REVENUE.  Full Article

Essilor/Luxottica deal approved by Canadian authorities
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Essilor Sa /Luxottica ::* Proposed combination between the two companies has been cleared by the Canadian Competition Bureau.* Transaction has been cleared so far in ten other jurisdictions: Australia, Colombia, India, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Taiwan.* French eyewear group Essilor said in October it was confident of securing European Union approval for its $54 billion merger with Italian peer Luxottica after the EU launched a full-scale probe into its impact on competition. nL8N1MZ0F3.  Full Article

Luxottica, Essilor tie-up approved by Canada antitrust
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Luxottica and Essilor say::PROPOSED COMBINATION APPROVED BY CANADIAN COMPETITION BUREAU.  Full Article

ACCC says won't oppose proposed Essilor and Luxottica merger
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - ACCC::Decided to not oppose the proposed merger between Essilor International (Essilor) and Luxottica Group S.P.A‍​.  Full Article

Essilor looks at European Commission probe "with serenity and confidence"
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Essilor International ::Essilor Chief Operating Officer Laurent Vacherot says group looks at European Commission probe into planned merger with Luxottica <<>> "with serenity and confidence".  Full Article

Essilor ‍confirms hive-down of activities expected to be completed by end of 2017​
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 

Oct 12 (Reuters) - ESSILOR SA ::‍CONFIRMED THAT HIVE-DOWN OF ESSILOR'S ACTIVITIES IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY END OF 2017​.‍HIVE-DOWN CONSTITUTES ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARDS COMPLETION OF COMBINATION OF ESSILOR AND LUXOTTICA​.‍GOVERNANCE OF ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL WILL BE SIMILAR TO CURRENT GOVERNANCE OF ESSILOR​.‍MR. HUBERT SAGNIÈRES WILL BE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (PRÉSIDENT) OF ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL​.‍PURSUANT TO THIS HIVE-DOWN, ESSILOR WILL CONTRIBUTE ITS ACTIVITIES AND EQUITY HOLDINGS TO ONE OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES RENAMED ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL​.‍ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL WILL CARRY ON OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES CURRENTLY PERFORMED BY ESSILOR​.‍HIVE-DOWN OF ESSILOR'S ACTIVITIES IS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO CONTRIBUTION BY DELFIN OF ITS LUXOTTICA SHARES TO ESSILOR​.  Full Article

Hilary Halper appointed CFO at Essilor
Monday, 9 Oct 2017 

Oct 9 (Reuters) - ESSILOR SA ::REG-NEWS RELEASE: HILARY HALPER APPOINTED CFO AT ESSILOR.‍HILARY HALPER REPLACES GERALDINE PICAUD WHO DECIDED TO PURSUE OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE CO​.  Full Article

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

July 26 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: