Notice on an Italian newspaper to be published on April 20, 2017
Distribution of dividends
Notice is hereby given that at the Ordinary Meeting of Stockholders held on April 19, 2018, the distribution of dividends in the amount of Euro 1.01 for each ordinary share (and American Depositary Receipt (“ADR”)) was approved. Dividends will be paid out of the Company’s 2017 net income, after setting aside the amount required to be allocated to the legal reserve.
According to the Borsa Italiana calendar, dividends on ordinary shares will be payable on April 25, 2018, with an ex dividend date of April 23, 2018 and a record date of April 24, 2017.
Regarding the ADRs, the record date will be April 24, 2018 whereas the payment date by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (‘‘DB’’), the depositary bank for the ADRs that has been authorized to make the applicable payment, is expected to be May 2, 2018 in U.S. Dollars, based on the Euro/U.S. Dollar exchange rate as of April 25, 2018.
ADR holders may contact Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Tel. 001-212-250-6612) for further information.
ADR holders who are Italian residents and deemed to be holders of ADRs on April 24, 2017 having purchased ADRs before April 20, 2017, and who, therefore, will have the right to receive dividends, may contact Deutsche Bank S.p.A. (Mr. Michele Vitulli, Tel. +39-02-4024-3938 or Ms. Elena Geruntino, Tel. +39-02-4024-2627) for information on the procedures to obtain a total or partial tax refund.
Information regarding the taxation of dividends is available on our corporate website under the link http://www.luxottica.com/en/notice-dividends
Minutes of the meeting
The summary report of the votes will be available on the Company’s website in the Governance/General Meeting section, within five days of the date of the meeting.
The minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Stockholders will be available within thirty days from the date of the meeting at the Company’s registered office, at the authorised storage mechanism "eMarket Storage" at the address www.emarketstorage.com and published on the Company’s website in the Governance/General Meeting section.
Requests for hard copies of such documents may be made at the Company’s registered office or by contacting the Company’s investor relations department at email@example.com.