Essilor International: Pre Stabilisation Notice

Essilor International: Pre Stabilisation Notice 
PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 --  Essilor International
(EURONEXT PARIS: EI) 
Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United
States or any jurisdiction in which such distribution would be
unlawful. 
Essilor International (Compagnie Generale d'Optique) 
 Stabilisation
Notice 
Euronext Paris: EI . HSBC Bank plc (contact: Alison Chan telephone:
+44 207 991 5602 hereby gives notice that the Stabilising Manager(s)
named below may stabilise the offer of the following securities in
accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 implementing
the Market Abuse Directive (2003/6/EC). 


 
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The securities:                                                             
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Issuer:                                Essilor International (Compagnie     
                                       Generale d'Optique)                  
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Parent Guarantor:                      NA                                   
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Aggregate nominal amount:              Eur 500,000,000                      
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Description:                           EUR 500m Fixed due April 2021        
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Offer price:                           tbc                                  
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Other offer terms:                                                          
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Stabilisation:                                                              
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Stabilising Manager(s):                HSBC, Citi, Natixis, Societe Generale
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Stabilisation period expected to start 3rd April 2014                       
on:                                                                         
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Stabilisation period expected to end   2nd May 2014                         
no later than:                                                              
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Existence, maximum size & conditions   Up to 5% of the aggregate nominal    
of use of over-allotment facility:     amount                               
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In connection with the offer of the above securities, the Stabilising
Managers may over-allot the securities or effect transactions with a
view to supporting the market price of the securities at a level
higher than that which might otherwise prevail. However, there is no
assurance that the Stabilising Managers will take any stabilisation
action and any stabilisation action, if begun, may be ended at any
time. 
This announcement is for information purposes only and does not
constitute an invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or
otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities of the Issuer in any
jurisdiction. 
This announcement and the offer of the securities to which it relates
are only addressed to and directed at persons outside the United
Kingdom and persons in the United Kingdom who have professional
experience in matters related to investments or who are high net
worth persons within article 12(5) of the Financial Services and
Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 and must not be
acted on or relied on by other persons in the United Kingdom. 
In addition, if and to the extent that this announcement is
communicated in, or the offer of the securities to which it relates
is made in, any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive
2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any
Member State, the "Prospectus Directive") before the publication of a
prospectus in relation to the securities which has been approved by
the competent authority in that Member State in accordance with the
Prospectus Directive (or which has been approved by a competent
authority in another Member State and notified to the competent
authority in that Member State in accordance with the Prospectus
Directive), this announcement and the offer are only addressed to and
directed at persons in that Member State who are qualified investors
within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive (or who are other
persons to whom the offer may lawfully be addressed) and must not be
acted on or relied on by other persons in that Member State. 
This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale into the
United States. The securities have not been, and will not be,
registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not
be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an
exemption from registration. There will be no public offer of
securities in the United States.  
Contact: 
Alison Chan 
telephone: +44 207 991 5602 
 
 
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