Proposed combination between Essilor and Luxottica approved in Canada.

Proposed combination between Essilor and Luxottica approved in Canada.

Essilor (Euronext Paris: EI) and Luxottica (MTA: LUX) today announced the proposed combination between the two companies has been cleared by the Canadian Competition Bureau. Canada is one of the five jurisdictions where antitrust approvals are a condition precedent to the closing of the transaction.

The transaction has been cleared so far in ten other jurisdictions: Australia, Colombia, India, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Taiwan.


Merci de bien vouloir trouver ci-joint un communiqué de presse intitulé :

Le Canada approuve le projet de rapprochement entre Essilor et Luxottica.

Essilor (Euronext Paris : EI) et Luxottica (MTA : LUX) annoncent que le Bureau de la Concurrence canadien a autorisé le projet de rapprochement entre les deux sociétés. Le Canada fait partie des cinq juridictions où l’approbation par l’autorité de la concurrence est une condition suspensive à la réalisation de l’opération.

Le rapprochement a été autorisé jusqu’à présent dans dix autres pays : Australie, Colombie, Inde, Japon, Maroc, Nouvelle Zélande, Russie, Afrique du Sud, Corée du Sud et Taiwan.

Best regards / Cordialement

Maïlis Thiercelin – Group Media Relations Manager + 33 1 49 77 45 02

News Release_EssilorLuxottica_Canadian Commission Bureau ENG_November 28, 2017.pdf
Communiqué_EssilorLuxottica_Canadian Commission Bureau FR_28 novembre 2017.pdf
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