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EssilorLuxottica, GrandVision receive Brazilian clearance for deal

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 18 Mar 2020 15:55
  • 18 Mar 2020 18:05
EssilorLuxottica has received Brazilian antitrust approval without conditions to buy GrandVision.
EssilorLuxottica plans to first buy Hal Optical Investments' 76.72 percent stake in GrandVision, and then make a mandatory public cash offer for the rest of the company.

In a decision disclosed today in the case file, the Superintendence

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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