Key Developments: Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA (ESSI.PA)

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Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA reaffirms FY 2014 revenue guidance
Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 12:30am EDT 

Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA:Confirms FY 2014 targets of 10 pct. to 12 pct. growth in revenue.  Full Article

Essilor International completes acquisition of Coastal.com
Monday, 28 Apr 2014 12:28pm EDT 

Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA:Completes acquisition of all outstanding common stock of Coastal.com.Price of transaction was C$12.45 per Coastal.com share, which represents an equity value of about C$430 mln.  Full Article

Coastal Contacts Inc's Coastal.com receives competition act clearance for acquisition by Essilor International
Friday, 25 Apr 2014 07:30pm EDT 

Essilor International SA:Coastal Contacts Inc.Says receipt of Competition Act clearance for the proposed statutory plan of arrangement.Under which Essilor International (Compagnie Générale d'Optique), S.A. will indirectly acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Coastal.com.Says purchase price os of C$12.45 per share.Obtaining this clearance is a closing condition under acquisition agreement governing Transaction.  Full Article

Essilor International issues 500 mln Euro Medium Term Notes-NYSE Euronext
Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Essilor International SA:5,000 Euro Medium Term Notes to be listed as of April 9 - NYSE Euronext.Nominal value 100,000 euros.Total nominal amount 500,000,000 euros.Issue price 99.394 pct.Interest rate 1.75 pct.Annual coupon frequency.Redemption date April 9, 2021.Financial service assured by BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICE.  Full Article

Essilor International SA issues 300 mln euro bond-Reuters
Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Essilor International SA:Issues 300 mln euro bond-Reuters.Maturity Date April 09, 2024.Coupon 2.375 pct.Issue price 99.692.Reoffer price 99.692.Yield 2.41 pct.Lead Managers HSBC, Citi, Natixis & Societe Generale CIB.Listed in Paris.  Full Article

Essilor International issues 500 mln euros bond-Reuters
Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Essilor International SA:Issues 500 million euros bond - Reuters.Maturity date April 9, 2021.Coupon 1.75 pct.Issue price 99.394 pct.Lead Managers HSBC, Citi, Natixis & Societe Generale CIB.Bond launched under company's EMTN programme.  Full Article

Essilor International SA opens new plant in Laos
Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Essilor International SA:Opens new production plant near Savannakhet in Laos.New facility will be dedicated to producing finished polycarbonate lenses.It will produce 20 million lenses per year when at full capacity.  Full Article

Essilor International SA finalizes acquisition of Transitions Optical
Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 02:00am EDT 

Essilor International SA:Announces that it has finalized the acquisition of PPG Industries' 51 pct. ownership stake in Transitions Optical and 100 pct of the capital of Intercast, a manufacturer of premium sun lenses.The consideration for the transaction amounts to $1.73 billion at closing, plus a deferred payment of $125 million over five years.  Full Article

Essilor International SA launches new products
Monday, 24 Mar 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Essilor International SA:Presents latest solutions in optics instruments and equipment to support prescription labs and lens manufacturers as well as eye care professionals in edging and lens mounting.Satisloh, the Group’s division providing ophthalmic and precision optics equipment, launches Alloy ReplacementTechnology (ART), which uses universal, reusable organic block-piece and UV-curable adhesive to hold lens in place for generating and polishing.Essilor Instruments launches Neksia digital solution, which is full-feature system designed to provide high capacity in-house finishing system.Essilor Instruments also launches M’Eye Sign, which enables custom engraving on lenses.  Full Article

Moody's assigns A2 long-term issuer rating to Essilor
Monday, 24 Mar 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Moody's:Assigns A2 long term issuer rating to Essilor International SA.Outlook stable.  Full Article

Essilor forecasts higher sales, margin in 2014

PARIS, Aug 28 - Essilor forecast full-year revenue growth of more than 13 percent excluding currency effects on Thursday after first-half sales rose 7.9 percent.

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