Notice on an italian Newspaper published on April 29, 2011

28 Apr 2011 - 07:45 PM

Distribution of dividends

Notice is hereby given that the Ordinary Meeting of Stockholders on April 28, 2011, approved the distribution of dividends in the gross amount of Euro 0.44 for each ordinary share, payable out of the Company’s 2010 net income for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2010. Dividends will be payable on May 26, 2011 (with an ‘ex-dividend’ date of May 23, 2011).

For the American Depositary Shares (ADSs) listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the ex-dividend date will be May 23, 2011, and, according to Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, the depositary bank for the ADSs, the payment date for the dividend in U.S. dollars will be June 2, 2011. The dividend amount in U.S. dollars will be determined based on the Euro/U.S. dollar exchange rate on May 26, 2011.

ADS holders may contact Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Daniel Belean, Tel. 001-212-250-6612) for further information.

ADS holders who are Italian residents and deemed to be holders of ADSs listed on the New York Stock Exchange on May 25, 2011, having purchased ADSs before May 23, 2011, and who, therefore, will have the right to receive dividends, may contact Deutsche Bank S.p.A. (Michele Vitulli, Tel. 02-4024-3938; Roberto Auri, Tel.02-4024-3406; Daniela Galeazzi, Tel. 02-4024-5350 or Elena Geruntino, Tel. 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 website

Minutes of the meeting

The minutes of the shareholders meeting will be available at the Company’s Registered Office, on Borsa Italiana’s website and on the Company’s website within thirty days from the date of the meeting. Requests for hard copies of such documents may be made at the Company’s Registered Office or by contacting the Group’s investor relations department at

Annual Report on Form 20-F

The Annual Report on Form 20-F for fiscal year 2010, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is available at the Company’s Registered Office, on Luxottica Group’s corporate website, on the SEC’s website ( and at Borsa Italiana (

Last updated: Jan 02 2014