Profile: Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA (ESSI.PA)
ESSI.PA on Paris Stock Exchange
22 Aug 2014
22 Aug 2014
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Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA is a France-based ophthalmic optics company. The Company is engaged in the corrective lenses. Its brands are Varilux, Crizal, Definity, Xperio, Optifog, Kodak and Foster Grant. The Company also develops and sells equipment for prescription laboratories, particularly through its subsidiary Satisloh, as well as instruments and services designed for optical professionals. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eye-care professionals. In January 2014 it acquired majority stakes in in two prescription laboratories, namely R. D. Cherry in Michigan and Plunkett Optical and it Frame Displays, a company that designs, manufactures and distributes display furniture and accessories for optical stores. In February 2014, it acquired all outstanding shares of Costa Inc. In April 2014, it acquired Intercast and 51% of Transitions Optical. In April 2014, the Company acquired all outstanding common stock of Coastal.com.
Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA
147 rue de Paris