Essilor : Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of March 31, 2014

  Essilor : Disclosure of Share Capital and Voting Rights Outstanding as of   March 31, 2014    (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                                  Financiers)  Business Wire  CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France -- April 4, 2014  Regulatory News:  As of March 31, 2014, shares and voting rights outstanding of Essilor (Paris:EI), the world leader in ophthalmic optics, broke down as follows:                                                                March 31, 2014 Shares outstanding                                             214,995,353 Exercisable voting rights                                      226,943,376 Total voting rights, based on all outstanding shares,          231,610,557 including shares stripped of their voting rights*  (*) Shares held by the Company.  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 improve lives by improving sight. 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^®, Transitions^®, Definity^®, Xperio^®, Optifog^TM, Foster Grant^®, Bolon^® and Costa^®. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals. Essilor reported consolidated revenue of over €5 billion in 2013 and employs more than 55,000 people. It distributes its products in more than 100 countries with 28 plants, more than 450 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as several research and development centers around the world. For more information, please visit www.essilor.com. The Essilor share trades on the NYSE Euronext Paris market and is included in the Euro Stoxx 50 and CAC 40 indices. Codes and symbols: ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESSI.PA; Bloomberg: EI:FP.  Contact:  Essilor Investor Relations and Financial Communications Phone: +33 (0)1 49 77 42 16  
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