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This week GrandVision goes IPO in Amsterdam. Owner Hal Investments will offer a maximum of 23% of the shares. The subscription period closes on Thursday at 02.00 pm. That same day the final offering price as well as the amount of shares offered will be defined. AS an indication a price in between 17,50 and […]

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It rains news in the optical industry these days. The GrandVision IPO and the departure of Andrea Guerra were first of all interesting for investors and financial markets. Today’s news marks another development which could become important for everyone selling (sun)glasses. The Kering Group decided to dismantle its eyewear licenses (with yearly royalties of about […]

Luxottica CEO leaves the company

september 3, 2014
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After the excitement of last week when HAL announced the IPO of Grandvision, this week started with another interesting topic for the financial markets. Luxottica CEO Andrea Guerra left the company all of a sudden after serious discussions with founder and main shareholder Leonardo Del Vecchio who wants to change the management structure of the […]

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