Essilor International Compagnie Generale D Optique SA (ESSI.PA)
22 Jun 2018
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday.
PARIS, April 27 French eyewear company Essilor , which is in the process of merging with Italian peer Luxottica, reported a dip in first-quarter sales on Friday as currency swings impacted its business.
MILAN China's competition authorities may ask for minor restrictions before clearing a merger between Italian eyewear group Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor, Luxottica chairman said.
MILAN, April 19 China's competition authorities may ask for minor restrictions before clearing a merger between Italian eyewear group Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor, Luxottica chairman said.
* CEO SAYS "EXTREMELY CONFIDENT" OF RECEIVING CHINA'S GREEN LIGHT TO MERGER WITH ESSILOR IN NEXT FEW WEEKS
* Feb retail sales value up 29.8 pct y/y; volume up 28.2 pct y/y
BRUSSELS, March 1 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
PARIS/BRUSSELS European and U.S. competition regulators on Thursday approved the 48-billion-euro ($58 billion) merger of Italian eyewear maker Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor , sending shares in both companies higher.
* Deal now awaits China approval (Changes dateline to include Brussels, adds Essilor's closing share price)
BRUSSELS The European Commission on Thursday approved the 48-billion-euro ($58.49 billion) merger of eyewear groups Luxottica and Essilor without setting conditions, saying the merger would not harm competition.