Essilor Delfin Combination Agreement

(Compagnie Générale d`Optique) (“Essilor”) and dauphin S.à r.l. (“Dauphin”) – with regard to the merger between Essilor and Luxottica Group S.p.A. (respectively the “Transaction” and “Luxottica”) – which fall (or may fall) within the scope of the definition of the shareholders` agreement set out in Article 122 of the Italian Consolidated Finance Law. This Communication does not constitute an offer to sell, exchange or invite you to issue an offer to buy or exchange securities. This Communication should not be seen as a recommendation that a person should (or should not) subscribe, buy or exchange securities. As part of the proposed transaction, Essilor intends to (i) file with the AMF a prospectus and other relevant documents relating to the listing of its shares to be issued in return for the contribution of its Luxottica shares by delfin, (ii) with the Italian CONSOB, an exchange offer document and other relevant documents relating to the Luxottica share exchange offer; and (iii) material documents relating to the proposed transaction with the SEC, including a registration statement on Form F-4 that will contain a prospectus related to the proposed transaction, an offer statement on Schedule TO and other relevant documents and (B) Luxottica intends to file with the SEC an invitation/recommendation statement regarding Schedule 14D-9.

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