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EssilorLuxottica offers up 351 stores to get GrandVision deal cleared by EU regulator

By Andrew Boyce
  • 19 Feb 2021 07:12
  • 19 Feb 2021 07:18
EssilorLuxottica has offered to divest a total of 351 stores in Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a bid to secure EU approval for its planned takeover of eyewear retailer GrandVision, MLex has learned.

The Ray-Ban maker has proposed to sell 191 stores in Italy, including the whole of its own VistaSì chain

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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