EssilorLuxottica: Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of December 5, 2018

12/10/2018, 8:09 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of December 5, 2018

(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 (December 10, 2018) As of December 5, 2018, shares and voting rights outstanding of EssilorLuxottica, the global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses, breaks down as indicated below.

  December 5, 2018
Shares outstanding   426 416 772
Number of real voting rights (excluding treasury shares) 425 079 942
Theoretical number of voting rights (including treasury shares) 426 416 772

It is to be noted that voting rights are capped at 31% in accordance with a formula contained in EssilorLuxottica's by-laws. For illustrative purposes, during the last Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company that took place on November 29, 2018, Delfin S.à r.l. was holding 38.85% of the share capital of the Company and, by application of such formula contained in the by-laws, its exercisable voting rights during such General Meeting were capped at 32.59%. After taking into consideration such cap and the treasury shares, the total number of voting rights effectively exercisable during such General Meeting was 324,261,424.

For further information, please consult the Prospectus which received Visa No. 18-460 from the AMF on September 28, 2018 and its Securities Note Supplement which received Visa No. 18-494 from the AMF on October 23, 2018, available on the website


EssilorLuxottica draws the attention of its shareholders to the fact that the EssilorLuxottica shares issued on December 3, 2018 as consideration for the shares of Luxottica Group S.p.A. tendered into the mandatory exchange offer launched by EssilorLuxottica on the shares of Luxottica Group S.p.A. could trigger upwards or downwards threshold crossing notifications by certain of its shareholders pursuant to French law and/or EssilorLuxottica by-laws. It is specified that such EssilorLuxottica shares were admitted to listing and trading on Euronext Paris as from December 5, 2018 and that the settlement of the exchange offer took place on the same date.

As a reminder, pursuant to article 9 of EssilorLuxottica's articles of association, any shareholder, whether an individual or a corporate entity, acting alone or in concert, that directly or indirectly acquires 1% of the voting rights (computed in accordance with Articles L. 233-7 and L. 233-9 of the French Commercial Code and the general regulations of the French Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)) is required to inform EssilorLuxottica within five (5) calendar days by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt sent to its registered office.
The crossing of any additional threshold of 2% must be brought to the attention of EssilorLuxottica under the same conditions.
This information must also be provided EssilorLuxottica under the same conditions if the percentage of voting rights held falls below the above-mentioned thresholds.

EssilorLuxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. Formed in 2018, its mission is to help people around the world to see more, be more and live life to its fullest by addressing their evolving vision needs and personal style aspirations. The company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technology and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to set new industry standards for vision care and the consumer experience around it. Influential eyewear brands including Ray-Ban and Oakley, lens technology brands including Varilux® and Transitions®, and world-class retail brands including Sunglass Hut and LensCrafters are part of the EssilorLuxottica family. In 2017, EssilorLuxottica had nearly 150,000 employees and pro forma consolidated revenues would have reached approximately Euro 16 billion. 
The EssilorLuxottica 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: ESLX.PA; Bloomberg: EL:FP.


EssilorLuxottica Investor Relations
(Charenton-le-Pont) Tel: + 33 1 49 77 42 16
(Milan) Tel: + 39 (02) 8633 4870
EssilorLuxottica Corporate Communications
(Charenton-le-Pont) Tel: + 33 1 49 77 45 02
(Milan) Tel: + 39 (02) 8633 4470

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