Essilor : Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of April 30, 2013

  Essilor : Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of
  April 30, 2013

  (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

Business Wire

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France -- May 3, 2013

Regulatory News :

As of April 30, 2013, shares and voting rights outstanding of Essilor
(Paris:EI), the world leader in ophthalmic optics, broke down as follows:

                                                              April 30, 2013
Shares outstanding                                             215,324,761
Exercisable voting rights                                      226,601,592
Total voting rights, based on all outstanding shares,          231,315,616
including shares stripped of their voting rights*

  (*) Shares held by the Company, either in treasury or under the liquidity

About Essilor
The world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures
and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its
corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that
meet his or her unique vision requirements. To support this mission, the
Company allocates more than €150 million to research and innovation every
year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to
market. Essilor’s flagship brands are Varilux^®, Crizal^®, Definity^®,
Xperio^®, Optifog™ and Foster Grant^®. It also develops and markets equipment,
instruments and services for eyecare professionals.
Essilor reported consolidated revenue of nearly €5 billion in 2012 and employs
around 50,700 people in some 100 countries. It operates 22 plants, more than
400 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as several
research and development centers around the world.
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The Essilor share trades on the NYSE Euronext Paris market and is included in
the EuroStoxx 50 and CAC 40 indices.
Codes and symbols: ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESSI.PA; Bloomberg: EI:FP.



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