Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:24:39 GMT

New York Times

Luxottica, Owner of Ray-Ban, in $49 Billion Merger With Essilor
New York Times
LONDON — Essilor of France said on Monday that it would merge with the Luxottica Group of Italy, owner of the Ray-Ban and Oakley brands, in a $49 billion deal that would create a giant in the eyewear industry. The combined company, to be known as ...
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A continental merger between Luxottica and Essilor fits a patternThe Economist
Luxottica, Essilor in 46 billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: SourcesCNBC
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:22:58 GMT

The Fashion Law (blog)

LVMH to take up to 10 percent of Italy's eyewear firm Marcolin ...
French luxury goods group LVMH (LVMH.PA) is set to take a stake of up to 10 percent in unlisted Italian glasses-maker Marcolin as it seeks to increase control ...
REPORT: LVMH to Take Minority Stake in Eyewear Maker Marcolin ...The Fashion Law (blog)
LVMH to take up to 10 pct of Italy's eyewear firm Marcolin - sourceDaily Mail
Safilo Plunges as LVMH Said Close to Buying Marcolin StakeBloomberg
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:04:31 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica to Merge With Lens Company Essilor, Creating $49 Billion Eyewear Giant
Wall Street Journal
PARIS—Luxottica Group SpA, maker of Ray-Ban, has agreed to a merger with French optical-lens maker Essilor International SA, placing its Italian founder at the helm of a globe-spanning colossus with brands gracing European catwalks and California ...