Profile: Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA (ESSI.PA)
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Essilor International 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 June 2013, it has acquired a majority stake in Prodigy Optical, e.magine Optical, Onbitt, Shih Heng, Deepak Optic and in Spherical Optics; and has completed acquisitions of Servi Optica in Colombia and Isbir in Turkey. In July 2013, it announced the acquisition of a 50% stake in Polycore, which makes sun lenses and prescription lenses. In November 2013, it acquired 50% stake in Xiamen Yarui Optical Company Ltd.
Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique SA
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