Essilor: Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of December 31, 2016

1/6/2017, 6:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of December 31, 2016

(Pursuant to Article L.233-8 II of the French Commercial Code
and articles 221-1 and 223-16 of the General Regulations of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers)

Charenton-le-Pont, France (January 6, 2017 - 6.00 p.m.) - As of December 31, 2016, shares and voting rights outstanding of Essilor, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, broke down as follows:

  December 31, 2016
Shares outstanding 218,507,701
Exercisable voting rights 233,161,237
Total voting rights, based on all outstanding shares,
including shares stripped of their voting rights*
235,207,377

(*) Shares held by the Company.

About Essilor
The world's leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its mission is to improve lives by improving sight. To support this mission, Essilor allocates more than €200 million to research and innovation every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Its flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, Eyezen(TM), Xperio®, Foster Grant®, Bolon(TM) and Costa®. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals.
Essilor reported consolidated revenue of more than €6.7 billion in 2015 and employs 61,000 people worldwide. It markets its products in more than 100 countries and has 32 plants, 490 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as five research and development centers around the world. For more information, please visit www.essilor.com.
The Essilor share trades on the Euronext Paris market and is included in the Euro Stoxx 50 and CAC 40 indices. 
Codes and symbols: ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESSI.PA; Bloomberg: EI:FP.

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