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27/12/10 - 17:45
BOTTEGA VENETA AND SAFILO ANNOUNCE THE RENEWAL OF THEIR EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT UNTIL 31/12/2020 Padua, December 27, 2010, h.5.45pm -  Bottega Veneta, one of the world’s leading luxury goods companies, and Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, announce the renewal until December 31st, 2020 of their license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Bottega Veneta’s eye glass frames and sunglass collections. Marco Bizzarri, President and ... 
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Bottega Veneta and Safilo announce the renewal of their eyewear license agreement until 31/12/2020
23/12/10 - 17:45
SAFILO GROUP SELLS TO HAL ITS MEXICAN RETAIL CHAINS   Padua, December 23, 2010, h.5.45pm –  Safilo Group S.p.A. announces the sale to HAL of its 60% stake in Tide Ti S.A., the company which manages the retail chains Sunglass Island and Island Optical in Mexico (57 stores). With the successful completion of this transaction, Safilo concludes the expected divestments of the non-core retail activities, according to the terms and conditions set forth in the restructuring agreement signe... 
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Safilo Group sells to HAL its Mexican retail chains
22/12/10 - 18:00
Yves Saint Laurent and Safilo announce the renewal of their eyewear license agreement until 31/12/2015 Padua, December 22, 2010, h.6.00pm – Yves Saint Laurent, one of the most prestigious world's leading luxury goods companies, and Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, announce the renewal until December 31, 2015 of their license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Yves Saint Laurent’s eye glass frames and sunglass collections. Valerie He... 
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Yves Saint Laurent and Safilo announce the renewal of their eyewear license agreement until 31/12/2015
21/12/10 - 16:30
Safilo Buys Back Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 2013 Padua, December 21, 2010, h.4.30pm – Safilo Group communicates that, during the month of December, its subsidiary Safilo S.p.A. bought back around Euro 4.5 million face value of Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 95/8% 5/2013, corresponding to approximately 2.3% of the total notes outstanding, at a price of 100.825, for a total amount of around Euro 4.5 million. The transaction, which  aims at reducing the Group net i... 
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Safilo Buys Back Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 2013
14/12/10 - 18:45
Press Release as Required by Article 84-Bis of the Regulations for Issuers Padua, December 14, 2010, h.6.45pm– As required by Article 84-bis of the Regulations for Issuers, approved with Consob Resolution no. 11971 on May 14, 1999 and subsequent amendments, notice is hereby given that, with reference to the Stock Option Plan 2010 – 2013 (“Plan”), the Board of Directors’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. today awarded No. 60.000 additional Options of the First Tranche. The features of the instru... 
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Press Release as Required by Article 84-Bis of the Regulations for Issuers
05/11/10 - 17:35
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. Approves the Results at 30th September 2010   Key highlights: Net Sales at Euro 237.9 million in Q3 2010, up 11.9% compared to Q3 2009 Net Sales at Euro 818.2 million in the first nine months of 2010, up 5.6% compared to the same period of 2009 EBITDA at Euro 17.7 million in Q3 2010 (7.5% margin), compared to Euro 3.5 million in Q3 2009 (1.6% margin) EBITDA at Euro 82.5 million in the first nine months o... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. Approves the Results at 30th September 2010
19/10/10 - 19:30
Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ meeting November 4, 2010 (First call) November 5, 2010 (Second call) November 8, 2010 (Third call only for the extraordinary session ) Padova, 19 October 2010, h.7.30pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. hereby informs that all the documents, required by the current law, relating to the next Shareholders’ Meeting has been filed today at the Company’s registered office and at its secondary office, as well as at the Italian stock exchange, Borsa Italiana S.p.A., a... 
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Disclosure requirements on the ordinary and extraordinary Shareholders' meeting of November 4-5-8, 2010
04/10/10 - 13:02
The Board of Directors of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. defines a new Stock option plan and makes some changes to the Articles of Association Padua, October 4 2010 – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. (the “Company”) met today to define, on the basis of the proposal of the Remuneration Committee, the general guidelines of the Stock Option Plan 2010-2013 (the “Plan”), which provides for the granting of options allowing newly issued ordinary shares of the Company to be purchased. The Plan i... 
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The Board of Directors of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. defines a new Stock option plan and makes some changes to the Articles of Association
28/09/10 - 14:30
  Dior and Safilo announce the renewal of their eyewear license agreement until 2017 Padua, September 28, 2010, h.2.30pm – Christian Dior Couture and Safilo Group announce the renewal of their eyewear license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Dior’s prescription frames and sunglass collections until December 31, 2017. This new period of collaboration between the two Companies will continue to convey the luxury positioning of Dior eyewear collections.... 
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Dior and Safilo announce the renewal of their eyewear license agreement until 2017
14/09/10 - 15:45
Safilo buys back Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 2013 Padua, September 14, 2010, h. 3.45pm – Safilo Group communicates that, during the month of August, its subsidiary Safilo S.p.A. bought back around Euro 5.8 million face value of Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 95/8% 5/2013, corresponding to approximately 3% of the total notes outstanding, at a price of 98.875, for a total amount of around Euro 5.7 million. The transaction aims at reducing the Group net interest expense... 
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Safilo buys back Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 2013
03/08/10 - 18:00
Disclosure requirements - Report by the auditing company Padua, August 3, 2010, h. 6.00pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. hereby states that the Report by the Auditing Company on the half yearly financial report at 30th June 2010, is now available to the public at the Company’s headquarters, at Borsa Italiana S.p.A and on the Company’s web site http://www.safilo.com/it/investors.html.... 
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Disclosure requirements - Report by the auditing company
02/08/10 - 17:45
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the Results of the First Half of 2010 Key highlights of the first half of 2010: Net Sales at Euro 580.3 million EBITDA at Euro 64.8 million, 11.2% margin Net financial position at Euro 269.4 million Padua, August 2, 2010, h. 5.45pm – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. today reviewed and approved the results of the second quarter and first half of 2010. Sales in the second quarter of 2010 increased by 7.3% at current exch... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the Results of the First Half of 2010
21/07/10 - 17:30
Padova, 21st July 2010, h. 5.30pm – Safilo Group and Diesel Group jointly communicate that the license agreement for the production and distribution of Diesel sunglasses and prescription eyewear collections, will continue until its agreed expiration date on December 31, 2010. Started in 1994, the partnership between Safilo and Diesel has been successful over the years in developing sunglasses and prescription eyewear collections which have been appreciated at an international level, supported b... 
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Safilo and Diesel communicate the termination of their eyewear license agreement
14/06/10 - 10:00
Vincenzo Giannelli appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Safilo Padova, 14th June 2010, h. 10.00am – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, has appointed Vincenzo Giannelli in the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2010. Vincenzo Giannelli will report directly to Roberto Vedovotto, Chief Executive Officer of Safilo Group. Born in Ferrara in 1964, Vincenzo Giannelli spent the last ten years at FIAT, where he acquired significant experiences in the... 
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Vincenzo Giannelli appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Safilo
26/05/10 - 10:00
Safilo Group and Juicy Couture renew eyewear licensing agreement Padova, May 26, 2010, h. 10.00am – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, and Juicy Couture, one of the world’s most dominant lifestyle brands for women and girls, have renewed the licensing agreement granting Safilo the worldwide right to design, manufacture and distribute optical frames sunglasses and related eyewear products for the Juicy Couture brand. The multi-year agreement and additional five-year r... 
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Safilo Group and Juicy Couture renew eyewear licensing agreement
05/05/10 - 17:00
Reverse Stock Split from May 10, 2010 Padova, May 5, 2010, h 5.00pm – SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. (the “Company”), as part of the process of implementing the resolution approved by the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held on April 30, 2010 (registered today at the Companies’ Register of Belluno), hereby gives notice that on May 10, 2010 will be carried out the reverse stock split of the current 1,136,439,310 ordinary shares of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A., with a par value of Euro 0.25 each, into 56,821,96... 
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Reverse Stock Split from May 10, 2010
30/04/10 - 16:45
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the results of the First Quarter 2010 Key highlights of the first quarter of 2010: Net Sales at Euro 286.0 million EBITDA at Euro 34.6 million, 12.1 % margin Net Profit at Euro 1.7 million, 0.6% margin Net financial position at Euro 315.4 million Padua, 30th April 2010, h. 4.45pm – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. today reviewed and approved the results of the first quarter of 2010. In the first quarter of 2010, Safilo... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the results of the First Quarter 2010
30/04/10 - 11:50
The Shareholders' meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. has approved the Financial Statements at 31st December 2009. The Extraordinary Shareholders' meeting has approved the reverse stock split of the share capital. Following the Reverse Stock Split, the share capital of the Company will be composed by n. 56,821,965 ordinary shares of a nominal value of 5.00 Euro each, equal to 284,109,825.00 Euro. Padua, 30th April 2010, h. 11.50am – The Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A., held today... 
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The Shareholders' meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. has approved the Financial Statements at 31st December 2009.
The Extraordinary Shareholders' meeting has approved the reverse stock split of the share capital.
27/04/10 - 11:40
Safilo Group extends the eyewear licensing agreement for Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs to the end of 2015 Padova, April 27th, 2010, h. 11.40am – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, has extended the licensing agreement with world renowned designer Marc Jacobs (Marc Jacobs International, LLC) until December 31st, 2015 to design, manufacture and distribute worldwide prescription eyeglass frames as well as sunglasses under the Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs... 
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Safilo Group extends the eyewear licensing agreement for Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs to the end of 2015
13/04/10 - 12:45
Safilo Group S.p.A.: The Financial statements and the Report on Corporate Governance for 2009 have been published   Padova, 13th April 2010 - SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs the market that today the draft financial statements and the consolidated financial statements at 31st December 2009, together with the Company’s 2009 report on corporate governance, the reports of the Board of Statutory Auditors and of the Independent Auditors as well as the Reports of the Directors for the Shareholders’... 
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The Financial statements and the Report on Corporate Governance for 2009 have been published
13/04/10 - 05:58
Calendar of Company Events for 2010 – Amendments (Pursuant to Article 2.6.2. of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) With reference to the dates previously communicated to Borsa Italiana S.p.A. on 29th January 2010, SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby informs that the dates of the next company events for 2010 are as follows:   COMPANY EVENTS DATES 1 Shareholders’ Meeting for the approval of the Financial Statements at 31st December... 
 
Calendar of Company Events for 2010 – Amendments
09/04/10 - 04:34
Standard & Poor's alza il rating sul debito a lungo termine di Safilo a ‘CCC+’;outlook stabile Padova, 9th April 2010 - On April 8th, 2010, Standard & Poor's communicated that it upgraded Safilo’s long-term corporate credit rating from 'D' to ‘CCC+’ and the rating on the High Yield Notes from 'D' to ‘CCC’, following the completed recapitalization plan operated by Safilo. Standard & Poor's indicated a stable outlook.... 
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Standard & Poor's upgrades Safilo’s long-term corporate credit rating to ‘CCC+’; stable outlook
29/03/10 - 18:15
The Shareholders' Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. has appointed the Board of Directors and its Chairman. The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. has attributed the Company positions and proposed a Reverse Stock Split.     Assigned the Company positions to the members of the Board of Directors Appointment of the Internal Committees Proposal of a Reverse Stock Split in the ratio of 1 new ordinary share for every 20 ordinary shares held Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting... 
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The Shareholders' Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. has appointed the Board of Directors and its Chairman.

The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. has attributed the Company positions and proposed a Reverse Stock Split.
29/03/10 - 16:30
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the Financial Results for 2009 Key highlights of the financial year 2009: Net Sales at Euro 1,011.2 million EBITDA from ordinary activities at Euro 65.7 million, 6.5 % margin Net financial debt at Euro 588.0 million Padua, 29th March 2010, h. 4.30pm – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. today approved the consolidated financial statements for 2009¹. The Board of Directors also approved the financial statements at 31st Decem... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the Finacial Results for 2009
26/03/10 - 09:00
Safilo Group S.P.A.: The Amendment Agreement which modifies the Senior Loan Agreement underwritten on June, 26 2006 is effective Padova, 26th March 2010, h. 9.00am – Safilo Group S.p.A. communicates that on March 24, 2010, having all the conditions precedent being satisfied, and in particular the completion of the capital increases and the payment of at least Euro 185 million to the Senior Lenders, the Amendment Agreement (subscribed by the parties on February 5, 2010) of the Senior Loan Agr... 
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The Amendment Agreement which modifies the Senior Loan Agreement is effective
18/03/10 - 09:00
Rights Issue of Safilo Group S.P.A.: Final results of the Rights Issue Padova, 18th March 2010, h. 9.00 am – Safilo Group S.p.A. communicates the conclusion of the Rights Issue of Safilo Group S.p.A., approved by the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held on December 15, 2009 (the “Rights Issue”), following the offer on the Stock Market of the unexercised option rights which took place from March 8 to March 12, 2010. Safilo Group S.p.A. communicates that at the end of the offer period on t... 
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Final results of the rights issue
15/03/10 - 19:00
Disclosure Requirements Filing of the Lists of Candidates For Appointment as Members of the Board of Directors Padova, 15 March 2010, h.7.00pm – SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs that two lists of candidates for the appointment as members of the Board of Directors have been filed and published.    The Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting called to deliberate on the appointment of the Board of Directors will be held on 27th March 2010 at 12.00am in first call, or on 29th March at 12.00 am, in ... 
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Publication of the lists of candidates for the appointment as members of the Board of Directors
12/03/10 - 18:30
Disclosure requirements Filing of the Directors’ Explanatory Report ORDINARY Shareholders’ meeting ON 27th March 2010 (First call)    29th March 2010 (Second call)   Padova, 12 March 2010, h. 6.30pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. informs that the Directors’ Explanatory Report on the proposals regarding the items in the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting agenda, prepared in accordance with article 3 of the Ministerial Decree of November 5... 
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Filing of the Directors’ Explanatory Report
10/03/10 - 05:39
Rating on Safilo Padova, 10th March 2010 - On March 9th 2010, Moody’s communicated that it upgraded Safilo’s long-term corporate credit rating (Corporate Family Rating) as well as the Probability of Default Rating (PDR) to ‘Caa1’, respectively from 'Caa2' and ‘Caa3’, following the almost completed recapitalization plan operated by Safilo. The rating on the High Yield bond remained unchanged to Caa3. Moody’s also indicated a positive outlook on the ratings. ... 
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Moody's upgrades Safilo's CFR e PDR to Caa1; positive outlook
05/03/10 - 12:40
RIGHTS ISSUE OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A.OFFER ON THE STOCK MARKET OF THE OPTION RIGHTS NOT EXERCISED Starting from Monday 8 until Friday 12 March 2010, n. 56,912,500 option rights not exercised are offered on the Stock Market for the subscription of a total number of 149,110,750 ordinary shares of Safilo Group S.p.A. Padova, March 5, 2010, h. 12.40 p.m. – Safilo Group S.p.A. communicated on March 2 2010 the conclusion on February 26 2010, with an extremely satisfactory take up level by the market... 
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Rights Issue of Safilo Group S.p.A.: Offer on the Stock Market of the Option Rights not exercised
02/03/10 - 20:40
Rights Issue of Safilo Group S.P.A: Results of the Rights Issue   Subscribed n. 673,395,020 newly issued ordinary shares, equal to 81.87% of the Rights Issue, for a total amount of 204,712,086.08 Euro   Option rights not exercised to be offered in auction from 8 to 12 March 2010 Padova, March 2, 2010, h. 8.40pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. communicates the conclusion, with an extremely satisfactory take up level by the market, of the Rights Issue approved by the Extraordinary Sharehol... 
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Rights Issue of Safilo Group S.P.A: Results of the Rights Issue
24/02/10 - 15:15
Safilo Group S.P.A.: Call of the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting to appoint the new board of Directors Padova, 24th February 2010, h.3.15pm – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A., held today, has called the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting for the appointment of the new Board of Directors on 27th March, in first call, and 29th March 2010, in second call. The notice of the call of the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting will be duly published tomorrow in the daily national newspaper Corrier... 
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Call of the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting to appoint the new board of Directors
19/02/10 - 19:05
Resignation of Directors   Padova, 19th February 2010, h.7.05pm – Safilo Group communicates that, in the context of the recapitalization transaction aimed at strengthening Safilo Group S.p.A. and Safilo Group capital and financial structure in accordance with the Investment Agreement signed on October 19, 2009 by Safilo Group S.p.A., HAL Holding N.V. and Only 3T S.p.A., today, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vittorio Tabacchi, the Executive Vice Chairman Massimiliano Tabacchi and ... 
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Resignation of Directors
05/02/10 - 15:00
Safilo Group S.P.A.: The restructuring agreement which modifies the senior loan agreement underwritten on june, 26 2006 has been subscribed Padua, 5th February 2010, h. 3.00pm – Safilo S.p.A. and Safilo USA Inc., subsidiaries of Safilo Group S.p.A., have today subscribed a Restructuring Agreement as a result of which some changes will be made to the Senior Loan Agreement signed on June 26, 2006 with a pool of banks coordinated by Banca IMI, Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit, with UniCredit Bank A... 
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The Restructuring Agreement which modifies the Senior Loan agreement underwritten on June, 26 2006 has been subscribed
05/02/10 - 13:00
The Capital Increase for consideration for a total amount of 12,842,735 EURO Reserved to HAL HOLDING N.V. (or one of its subsidiaries) has been entirely subscribed and paid Padua, 5th February 2010, h. 1.00pm – Multibrands Italy B.V. (a subsidiary of HAL Holding N.V.), on the basis of the investment agreement underwritten on October 19, 2009 by HAL Holding N.V., Safilo Group S.p.A. and its controlling shareholder, Only 3T S.p.A., has today subscribed the capital increase for consideration fo... 
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The Capital Increase for consideration for a total amount of 12,842,735 EURO Reserved to HAL HOLDING N.V. (or one of its subsidiaries) has been entirely subscribed and paid
02/02/10 - 23:50
Safilo Group S.p.A.: start of the Rights Issue for a total amount up to a maximum of Euro 250.041.754 Consob granted the nulla osta to the publication of the prospectus of the rights issue and the admission to trading on the MTA stock exchange organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. of maximum no. 822,505,770 ordinary shares of Safilo Group S.p.A. of a nominal value of 0.25 Euro each, with the same dividend rights and characteristics of the outstanding shares, at a subscription price o... 
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Safilo Group S.p.A.: start of the Rights Issue for a total amount up to a maximum of Euro 250.041.754
29/01/10 - 18:00
SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. CALENDAR OF COMPANY EVENTS FOR 2010 (Pursuant to Article 2.6.2. of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.)   COMPANY EVENTS DATES 1 Board of Directors’ Meeting for the approval of the draft Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements as at December 31st 2009 between monday 22nd and friday 26th march 2010 2 Shareholders’ Meeting for the approval of the Financial Statements as at ... 
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Calendar of company events for 2010
08/01/10 - 14:24
Further information on the press release  published by the Company on 29th December 2009   Padova, 8thth January 2010 - With reference to the Company's press release dated December 29, 2009 in connection with the sale by Safilo Group to HAL Holding N.V. (through controlled companies) of its non-core retail activities, including the retail chains Loop Vision in Spain, Just Spectacles in Australia and those in the People's Republic of China (the "Sale Transaction") and following a spe... 
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Further information on the press release published by the Company on 29th December 2009
29/12/09 - 16:30
SAFILO GROUP SELLS ITS NON-CORE RETAIL ACTIVITIES TO HAL. THE LENDING BANKS APPROVE THE SENIOR DEBT RESTRUCTURING PLAN   Padova, 29th December 2009, h. 4.30pm – Safilo Group sold to HAL its non-core retail activities, including the retail chains Loop Vision in Spain, Just Spectacles in Australia and all of the retail stores in the People's Republic of China. HAL acquired the above mentioned retail activities for a total consideration of Euro 13.7 million. Total 2009 estimated sales att... 
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Safilo Group sells its non-core retail activities to Hal. The lending banks approve the senior debt restructuring plan
15/12/09 - 14:00
Safilo Group’s Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting approves the recapitalization plan for the company   Padova, December 15th, 2009, h. 2.00pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, held today in second call, approved the recapitalization plan for the Company and the adoption of a new Articles of Association. The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting  approved the proposals for: (A) A capital increase for consideration reserved to HAL Holding N.V. for a total amo... 
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Safilo Group’s Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting approves the recapitalization plan for the company
14/12/09 - 16:00
The European antitrust authority approves the proposed acquisition of an equity interest in Safilo Group by HAL HOLDING N.V. Padova, December 14th, 2009, h. 4.00pm -Safilo Group S.p.A. has been informed that the European Commission has cleared, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of an equity interest in Safilo Group S.p.A. by HAL Holding N.V.. After examining the proposed transaction, the European Commission concluded that the transaction would not materially impede eff... 
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The European antitrust authority approves the proposed acquisition of an equity interest in Safilo Group by HAL HOLDING N.V.
11/12/09 - 09:10
Rating on Safilo Padova, 11th December 2009, h. 9.10am CET - On December 4th 2009, FitchRating communicated that it lowered Safilo’s Issuer Default Rating (IDR) from‘C’ to ‘RD’ and immediately thereafter it upgraded the IDR to ‘CC’ reflecting the positive completion of the tender offer for Safilo’s Senior Notes launched by HAL International Investments N.V and the improved visibility on the recapitalization plan of the Company. The negative credit watch has also been removed. On December 10t... 
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New Ratings on Safilo's debt
10/12/09 - 15:00
Tommy Hilfiger and Safilo Group sign a multi-year global eyewear licensing agreement The two companies have signed a global license agreement valid until 2015 for the design, development, production and distribution of the Tommy Hilfiger optical and sunglass collections New York/Padua, 10th December 2009, h. 3pm CET - Safilo Group, world leader in the premium eyewear sector, announces a global licensing agreement with the Tommy Hilfiger Group through 2015 with an optional five-year exten... 
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Tommy Hilfiger and Safilo Group sign a multi-year global eyewear licensing agreement
04/12/09 - 16:45
Tender  offer exemption granted by CONSOB   Padua, December 4th, 2009, h. 4.45pm. Safilo Group S.p.A. has been informed by Only 3T S.p.A. and HAL Holding N.V. that CONSOB granted the exemption from the mandatory tender offer under Art. 106, paragraph 5, lett. a) of the D.Lgs. n.58/98 (Tuf) and 49, paragraph 1, lett. b) of the CONSOB Rule n. 11971/99 (Regolamento Emittenti) in connection with the recapitalization plan of Safilo Group S.p.A. as defined in the binding investment agreeme... 
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Tender offer exemption granted by CONSOB
30/11/09 - 19:15
  TENDER OFFER FOR SAFILO’S SENIOR NOTES LAUNCHED BY HAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS N.V. HAL WAIVES 60% MINIMUM TENDER THRESHOLD AND ACCEPTS THE TENDERED NOTES   Padova, 30th November 2009, h. 7.15pm - The Company has been informed by HAL that, as of 5:00 PM (CET) today, November 30th, 50.99% of the outstanding principal amount of the Notes were tendered and not withdrawn. The Company has also been informed that HAL has decided to waive the condition of requiring a minimum of 60... 
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Hal waives 60% minimum tender threshold and accepts the tendered notes
27/11/09 - 15:00
EXtraordinary Shareholders’ meeting ON 14th December 2009 (First call) 15th December 2009 (Second call) 16th December 2009 (Third call) Padova, 27th November 2009, h. 3.00pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. informs that the Directors’ Explanatory Report on the proposals regarding the items in the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting agenda, prepared in accordance with article 3 of the Ministerial Decree of November 5th 1998 n. 437 and with Annex 3A of the Consob Regulations, which cancels and replaces ... 
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Disclosure requirements on the Extraordinary shareholders' meeting 14/15/16 December 2009
26/11/09 - 19:30
Tender Offer for Safilo’s Senior Notes Launched by HAL International Investments N.V. EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 30th, 2009 Padova, 26th November 2009, h.7.30pm - The Company has been informed by HAL that, as of 5:00 PM (CET) today, November 26th, 42.45% of the outstanding principal amount of the Notes were tendered and not withdrawn and that currently neither HAL nor HAL International Investments N.V. owns any of the Notes. The Company has also been informed HAL International Investments N.V. h... 
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Tender offer for Safilo’s senior notes launched by Hal International Investments N.V. extended to November 30th, 2009V
18/11/09 - 21:00
  TENDER OFFER FOR SAFILO’S SENIOR NOTES LAUNCHED BY HAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS N.V. Padova, 18th November 2009, h. 9.00pm - On October 19, 2009 Safilo's Board of Directors approved a €283 million recapitalization plan for the Company to be executed in connection with a binding investment agreement underwritten by HAL Holding N.V. (HAL), Only 3T S.p.A. (O3T) and Safilo in order to strengthen Safilo's capital structure and provide the necessary financial flexibility in the long t... 
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Tender Offer for Safilo’s Senior Notes Launched by HAL International Investments N.V
11/11/09 - 23:30
  THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. APPROVES THE FINANCIAL RESULTS AT 30TH SEPTEMBER 2009 Key highlights of the first 9 months of 2009: Net Sales at Euro 774.7 million EBITDA from ordinary activities at Euro 55.0 million, 7.1% margin Net financial debt at Euro 586.3 million Recapitalisation Plan Only 1.03% extra of the Safilo Notes have been tendered at Early Bird date HAL pays 60 cts per Note up to November 18 If Tender Offer on Notes fails, the company will be ... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the financial results at 30th September 2009
11/11/09 - 17:00
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Errata corrige of the attachments to the press release
06/11/09 - 00:00
  Disclosure requirements Extraordinary Shareholders’ meeting ON 23rd November 2009 (First call)    24th November 2009 (Second call) 30th November 2009  (Third call) Padova, 6th November 2009 – Safilo Group S.p.A. informs that the Directors’ Explanatory Report on the proposals regarding the items in the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting agenda, prepared in accordance with article 3 of the Ministerial Decree of November 5th 1998 n. 437 and with Annex 3A of the Consob ... 
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Disclosure requirements on the Extraordinary shareholders' meeting
22/10/09 - 00:00
Rating on Safilo Padova, 22nd October 2009 -  On October 21st 2009, FitchRating communicated that it lowered Safilo’s Issuer Default Rating (IDR) from 'CC' to ‘C’ and it confirmed the rating on the High Yield bond at 'C'. The credit watch is negative. Moody’s communicated that it maintained Safilo’s long-term corporate credit rating at 'Caa3' and the rating on the High Yield bond at 'C'. ... 
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Rating on Safilo
20/10/09 - 00:00
Calendar of the Company Events 2009 - third quarter as at 30 September 2009 (Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) With reference to the Calendar of Company Events for 2009, communicated on 26th January 2009 to Borsa Italiana S.p.A., in the form of intervals (hereafter the “Calendar”), and in compliance with Article 2.6.2, paragraph 1, letter c) of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., SAFILO ... 
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Calendar of the Company Events 2009 - third quarter as at 30 September 2009
19/10/09 - 23:50
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves a recapitalization plan for the company   Also analyzed the Group preliminary results for the third quarter ending September 30th, 2009 Padova, 19th October 2009, h. 11.50pm – Today, 19th October 2009, the Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. (Safilo or Company) approved a recapitalization plan for the Company to be executed in connection with a binding investment agreement underwritten by HAL Holding N.V. (HAL), Only 3T S.p.A... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves a recapitalization plan for the company
29/09/09 - 13:00
  Padova, 29th September 2009, h. 1.00pm –  With reference to the news reports published in today's press and as requested by Consob and Borsa Italiana, the Company, as previously clarified on September 22nd 2009, confirms that, at the moment, it has not received any binding offer from any party.  ... 
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Safilo Group on press articles
22/09/09 - 15:00
  Padova,  22nd September 2009, h. 3.00pm - With reference to the news reports published in today’s press the Company, as requested by Consob and Borsa Italiana, clarifies that it has currently not received any binding offer from any party.  ... 
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Safilo Group on press articles
28/08/09 - 13:00
Disclosure requirements: Certification by the auditing company   Padova,  28th August 2009, h. 1.00pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. hereby states that the Report of the Auditing Company on the half yearly financial report at 30th June 2009, is now available to the public at the Company’s headquarters, at Borsa Italiana S.p.A and on the Company’s web site www.safilo.com/it/investors.html, in accordance with art. 156 D.Lgs. 58/1998. The auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers S.p.A. in acco... 
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Disclosure requirements: Certification by the auditing company
26/08/09 - 16:00
Safilo Group on press articles   Padova, 26th August 2009, h. 4.00pm – With reference to the article published yesterday by the newspaper Milano Finanza and to the articles published today by other newspapers, Safilo Group S.p.A. hereby strongly denies the potential sale of the brand Carrera. With reference to Smith, Safilo deems the potential sale of this brand as a possibility, although highly unlikely, in the context of the potential restructuring of the Group's debt financing stru... 
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Safilo Group on press articles
06/08/09 - 14:00
Safilo Group and Pierre Cardin announce the renewal of the licensing agreement for Pierre Cardin eyewear   Paris – Padua, 6th August 2009, h. 2.00pm – Safilo Group, leader in the fashion and high end eyewear sector and Pierre Cardin, one of the historic Parisian fashion companies, are pleased to announce the renewal of the licensing agreement to design, manufacture and distribute prescription frames and sunglasses under the Pierre Cardin brand, and to manufacture models from the Pier... 
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Safilo Group and Pierre Cardin announce the renewal of the licensing agreement for Pierre Cardin eyewear
04/08/09 - 18:00
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the results of the First Half 2009   Main results for the first half 2009: • Net sales at 562.1 million Euro • EBITDA from ordinary activities at 51.5 million Euro, 9.2% margin on sales • Net Financial Position at 592.1 million Euro Padova, 4th August 2009, h 6.00pm - The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. today approved the results for the first half 2009 and mandated the Chief Executive Officer, Roberto Vedovotto, to c... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the results of the First Half 2009
03/08/09 - 00:00
  Padova, 3rd August 2009 – With reference to the previous press release published today related to the news that appeared in the newspaper La Repubblica yesterday 2nd August regarding a presumed interest in Safilo Group S.p.A. by Mr. Antonio Favrin, independent Board Member of the Company, the Company confirms that, further to its inquiries, the news is completely unfounded.... 
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Press Release
03/08/09 - 00:00
  Padova, 3rd August 2009 – With reference to the news published in the newspaper La Repubblica yesterday 2nd August regarding a presumed interest in Safilo Group S.p.A. by Mr. Antonio Favrin, independent Board Member of the Company, as specifically requested by the Market Authorities, the Company hereby clarifies that it has no knowledge of such an interest and it will eventually communicate the outcome of the inquiries into this matter that are already underway.... 
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Press Release
27/07/09 - 00:00
Board of Directors   Padova, 27th July 2009 – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A., held today to approve the 2009 half year results, has acknowledged that negotiations with leading international private equity funds aimed at a recapitalization of Safilo Group have been terminated as the interested parties have formally withdrawn from negotiations without presenting any offers. Based on the above, the Board of Directors has decided to adjourn the meeting to 4th August 2009 in o... 
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Board of Directors
20/07/09 - 00:00
Safilo Group Calendar of Company Events 2009   (Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) With reference to the Calendar of Company Events for 2009, communicated on 26th January 2009 to Borsa Italiana S.p.A., in the form of intervals (hereafter the “Calendar”), and in compliance with Article 2.6.2, paragraph. 1, letter c) of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby in... 
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Safilo Group Calendar of Company Events 2009
02/07/09 - 00:00
 Padova, 2nd July 2009 – The Company states that the lending Banks have granted the postponement to 31st December 2009 of the loan payment due by 30th June 2009 (set by the contractual agreements of the existing senior loan) and a waiver of  the financial covenants at 30th June 2009 set  by the aforementioned loan. The final details and conditions are currently being negotiated by the Banks and the Company.  ... 
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Press release
23/06/09 - 00:00
  Padova, 23th June 2009 – Safilo Group S.p.a. states that negotiations continues to take place in order to identify a potential partner for a transaction aimed at strengthening the financial and capital structure of the Group. The purpose of the transaction is to reach, in the medium to long term, the financial and capital stability of the company, as discussed during the last Board of Directors’ Meeting. During such meeting the Board confirmed to the Chief Executive Officer, Roberto Ved... 
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Press release
05/06/09 - 15:00
  Padova, 05th June 2009, h. 3.00pm –  With regards to the previously announced plan to strengthen the capital structure of Safilo Group, aimed, amongst other things, at achieving a decisive realignment of the Group’s financial and capital structure, the company states, as requested by Consob and Borsa Italiana, that it expects to receive shortly the offers related to the possible entry of a private equity fund into Safilo’s share capital.    The Company will present the of... 
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Press Note
18/05/09 - 00:00
FitchRating lowers its rating on Safilo   Padova, 18th May 2009 -  FitchRating communicated today that it has lowered its rating on Safilo’s long-term Senior credit rating from 'BB-' to 'B+' and on the High Yield bond from 'B-' to 'CC'. The credit watch remained negative.... 
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FitchRating lowers its rating on Safilo
06/05/09 - 18:00
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group SpA approves the Results of the First Quarter of 2009   Main results for the first quarter of 2009: Net sales at 287.9 million Euro (326.0 million Euro in the first quarter of 2008) EBITDA at 30.2 million Euro, with a margin on sales of 10.5% (46.7 million Euro in the first quarter of 2008) Net profit at 1.7 million Euro, with a margin on sales of 0.6% (13.2 million Euro in the first quarter of 2008) Net financial position at 617.7 million Eu... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group SpA approves the Results of the First Quarter of 2009
27/04/09 - 13:00
Safilo Group's Shareholders' Meeting approves the Financial Statements at 31st December 2008   Padova, 27th April 2009, h. 1.00pm – Safilo Group S.p.A. Shareholders’ meeting, held today in second call, discussed and approved the Company’s financial statements, the Board of Directors’ report on the financial year 2008 and, furthermore, viewed the consolidated financial statements. Furthermore, the Shareholders’ meetingconfirmed Roberto Vedovotto’s appointment to director of the Board, nom... 
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Safilo Group's Shareholders' Meeting approves the Financial Statements at 31st December 2008
21/04/09 - 00:00
Safilo Group Calendar of Company Events 2009 (Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) With reference to the Calendar of Company Events for 2009, communicated on 26th January 2009 to Borsa Italiana Spa, in the form of intervals (hereafter the “Calendar”), and in compliance with Article 2.6.2, paragraph 1, letter c) of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby informs that th... 
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Safilo Group Calendar of Company Events 2009
10/04/09 - 00:00
Announcement of five further days for the presentation of the Lists of Statutory Auditors (In accordance with art. 144-octies, comma 2 of the CONSOB Issuer Regulations) Padova, 10th April 2009 - With reference to the third point of the Agenda of the Shareholders’ Meeting, to take place at Safilo’s secondary offices in Padova, Settima Strada, 15 on 24th April 2009 at 11.00am in first call and, if necessary, on 27th April 2009 in second call, same time and place, please be informed that, at the ... 
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Announcement of five further days for the presentation of the Lists of Statutory Auditors
01/04/09 - 00:00
Safilo Group publishes the Financial Statements and the Report on Corporate Governance for 2008   Padova, 1st April 2009 - SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs the market that today the financial statements and consolidated financial statements at 31st December 2008, together with the Company’s annual report on corporate governance, have been made available, currently only in Italian, at the Company’s offices, at Borsa Italiana S.p.A. as well as on the Company’s website at the internet address www... 
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Safilo Group publishes the Financial Statements and the Report on Corporate Governance for 2008
16/03/09 - 18:15
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the Financial Statements for 2008 and the Group's industrial reorganisation plan   The results for the financial year 2008 are confirmed: Net sales at 1,147.8 million Euro (1,190.4 million Euro in 2007) EBITDA at 126.3 million Euro, with a margin on sales of 11.0% (175.3 million Euro in 2007) Net profit at 14.6 million Euro, before an extraordinary provision for deferred taxes of 37.9 million Euro Net financial position at 570... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the Financial Statements for 2008 and the Group's industrial reorganisation plan
16/03/09 - 00:00
  Padova, 16th March 2009 - During the conference call to present Safilo Group’s industrial reorganisation plan, as requested by the financial analysts, it was specified that first quarter 2009 is expected to register a contraction of total sales, at current exchange rates, of between 10% and 15%.... 
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Press Note
05/03/09 - 00:00
Safilo Group renews Fossil licensing agreement   PADOVA – 05th March, 2009 – Safilo Group, a worldwide leader in the high-end and luxury eyewear sector, announces the renewal of its licensing agreement with Fossil, Inc. to design, manufacture and market prescription eyeglass frames as well as prescription sunglasses for the optical market. The renewal is in effect until 2013, with the possibility of an extension for a further five–year period, and includes distribution rights in the U.S. ... 
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Safilo Group renews Fossil licensing agreement
02/03/09 - 00:00
Calendar of Company Events for 2009 (March and April) (Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) With reference to the Calendar of Company Events for 2009, communicated on 26th January 2009 to Borsa Italiana Spa, in the form of intervals (hereafter the “Calendar”), and in compliance with Article 2.6.2, paragraph 1, letter c) of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby info... 
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Calendar of Company Events for 2009 (March and April)
12/02/09 - 17:00
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. examines the preliminary results for the financial year 2008 2008 Net Sales in line with 2007 at constant exchange rates. Preliminary Results for 2008: Net sales at 1,147.8 million Euro (1,190.4 million Euro in 2007) EBITDA at 126.3 million Euro, with a margin on sales of 11% (175.3 million Euro in 2007) Net profit at 14.6 million Euro, before an extraordinary provision for deferred taxes estimated in 35-40 million Euro Net financial positi... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. examines the preliminary results for the financial year 2008
26/01/09 - 00:00
Calendar of Company Events for 2009   (Article 2.6.2. of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) COMPANY EVENTS DATES Board of Directors on Preliminary 2008 Results thursday 12 february 2009 Board of Directors for the approval of the draft Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements as at December 31st 2008 from monday 16 to friday 20 march 2009 Shareholders’ Meeting for the approval of the Finan... 
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Calendar of Company Events for 2009
22/01/09 - 00:00
Safilo Group renews JLO by Jennifer Lopez eyewear licensing agreement   PADOVA – 22nd January 2009 – Safilo Group, a worldwide leader in the high-end and luxury eyewear sector, is pleased to announce the renewal of its licensing agreement with Sweetface Fashion Company, LLC to design, manufacture, and market prescription and non-prescription sunglasses, as well as prescription eyeglass frames for both the retail and optical markets under the JLO by Jennifer Lopez brand. The renewal is in ... 
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Safilo Group renews JLO by Jennifer Lopez eyewear licensing agreement
14/01/09 - 00:00
Safilo Group stronger in the Russian market thanks to the new direct subsidiary in Moscow Safilo CIS operational from 1st January 2009 Padova, 14th January 2009 – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in high-end and luxury eyewear, has strengthened its presence in Russia with the opening of a new subsidiary. Safilo CIS, based in Moscow and 100% managed by Safilo Group, has been operational from 1st January 2009. Safilo CIS brings to Russia all of the brands in the Safilo portfolio, paying special a... 
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Safilo Group stronger in the Russian market thanks to the new direct subsidiary in Moscow
18/12/08 - 00:00
Padua, 18th December 2008 - Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the high-end and luxury eyewear sector, has appointed Dario Bassetti in the role of Director of Marketing and Licensing. Dario Bassetti joins Safilo from Indesit Company where he held the position of Chief Marketing Officer. During his professional career Mr. Bassetti has acquired significant experience in the areas of Marketing and Business Development in important international groups such as Unilever, PepsiCo and Ferrero. Mr. ... 
 
New appointments for Safilo Group
16/12/08 - 00:00
Padova, 16th December 2008 - Safilo Group, a worldwide leader in the high-end and luxury eyewear sector, today announced the renewal of its exclusive licensing agreement with Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (NYSE: JNY) to design, manufacture and market prescription eyeglass frames for women and children, as well as women's prescription sunglass frames for the optical market under the Nine West brand. The renewal, effective from January 1, 2009, will be for a three-year period with the possibility ... 
 
Safilo Group renews exclusive Nine West eyewear licensing agreement
14/11/08 - 16:45
RESULTS OF THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2008: Net sales at 865.7 million Euro (903.9 in the first nine months of 2007) EBITDA at 101.8 million Euro (130.2 in the first nine months of 2007) Operating profit at 71.7 million Euro (101.6 in the first nine months of 2007) Net profit at 14.5 million Euro (38.7 in the first nine months of 2007) Net financial position at 566.8 million Euro (514.6 at the end of 2007 and 522.9 in the first nine months of 2007) Padova, 14th... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the results at 30th September 2008
14/11/08 - 16:45
Padova, 14th November 2008, h. 4.45pm - The Board of Directors of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A., which met today and was chaired by Vittorio Tabacchi, appointed Roberto Vedovotto as new Chief Executive Officer. Furthermore, the Board noted Claudio Gottardi's resignation from his role as member of the Board of Directors, while maintaining his position with the subsidiary Safilo USA Inc.. Massimiliano Tabacchi assumes the position of Executive Vice Chairman, and will continue to supervise the Group ... 
 
Roberto Vedovotto appointed new Chief Executive Officer
10/11/08 - 10:00
Padova, 10th November 2008, h. 10.00am - Gucci Group, one of the world's leading multi-brand luxury goods companies, and Safilo Group, a leader in high-end and luxury designer eyewear, announce the extension of the license agreements for the production and worldwide distribution of branded eyeglass frames and sunglass collections for Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Alexander McQueen. The renewals extend the Gucci brand contract to 2018, Bottega Veneta to 2010 and Alexander McQueen to 2013. T... 
 
Gucci Group and Safilo Group announce renewal of license agreements
10/10/08 - 17:15
Padova, 10th October 2008, h. 5.15pm - SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs that Mr Paolo Mazzi today resigned from his position as standing statutory auditor in consideration of the positions held on the boards of statutory auditors of companies belonging to another group. Mr Paolo Mazzi will be replaced in his role of standing statutory auditor by the alternate statutory auditor, Mr Nicola Gianese, in accordance with Article 2401, paragraph 1, of the Italian Civil Code. Mr Gianese's curriculum v... 
 
Nicola Gianese replaces Paolo Mazzi on the Board of Statutory Auditors
03/10/08 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) As a partial variation on what was communicated to Borsa Italiana Spa on 16th January 2008 and, afterwards, on 11th March 2008 and 15th May 2008, SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby informs that the date of the Board of Directors’ Meeting for the approval of the third quarter results as at 30th September 2008, previously fixed on Thursday 6th November 2008, has been postponed to Friday 14th Nov... 
 
Calendar of the company events for 2008 – Amendment
30/07/08 - 17:30
Results of the first half 2008: Net sales at 637.0 million Euro (667.8 in the first half 2007) EBITDA at 85.2 million Euro (100.5 in the first half 2007) Operating Profit at 65.1 million Euro (81.2 in the first half 2007) Net Profit at 21.1 million Euro (33.3 in the first half 2007) Net Financial Position at 541.2 million Euro (514.6 at the end of 2007 and 520.7 in the first half 2007) Padova, 30th July 2008, h. 5.30pm – The Board of Directors of Safilo Gr... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the results of the First Half 2008
19/06/08 - 00:00
Padova, 19th June 2008 - SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs that health reasons have led Mr Carlo Domenico Vanoni to resign from his position as Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors. The alternate statutory Auditor Mr Giampietro Sala will replace Mr Vanoni as standing statutory Auditor and will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors until the next Shareholders' Meeting, in accordance with Article 2401, paragraph 2 of the Italian Civil Code. Mr Giampietro Sala's c... 
 
Giampietro Sala replaces Carlo Domenico Vanoni in the role of Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors
05/06/08 - 18:30
Padova, 5th June 2008, h. 6.30pm - The Board of Directors of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A., which met today, has appointed the Executive Vice Chairman, Massimiliano Tabacchi, also to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Claudio Gottardi, who resigns as CEO for personal reasons, remains a member of the Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. and Safilo S.p.A.. He will return to the United States and maintain his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Safilo Usa Inc. and its subsidiari... 
 
Vice chairman Massimiliano Tabacchi appointed as chief executive officer
15/05/08 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) As a partial variation on what was communicated to Borsa Italiana Spa on 16th January 2008 and, afterwards, on 11th March 2008, SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby informs that the date of the Board of Directors' Meeting for the approval of the first half results as at 30th June 2008, previously fixed on 31st July 2006, has been anticipated to Wednesday 30th July 2008. We hereby send ... 
 
Calendar of company events for 2008 - Amendment
06/05/08 - 14:45
Results for the First Quarter 2008: Net Sales at 326.0 million Euro (341.4 in the first quarter 2007) EBITDA at 46.7 million Euro (58.5 in the first quarter 2007) Operating Profit at 36.9 million Euro (48.9 in the first quarter 2007) Net profit at 13.2 million Euro (20.8 in the first quarter 2007) Net financial position at 552.2 million Euro (514.6 at the end of 2007 and 556.1 in the first quarter 2007) Padova, 6th May 2008, h. 14.45 – The Board of Di... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the results of the First Quarter 2008
30/04/08 - 00:00
Dividend of 0.085 euro per share (0.02 euro per share for in the financial year 2006) Board of Directors and Board of Statutory Auditors appointed for the years 2008-2009-2010 Padova, 30th April 2008 - Safilo Group S.p.A.'s Shareholders' meeting, held today in the second call, examined and approved the Company's financial statements, the Board of Directors' report on the financial year 2007 and, furthermore, viewed the consolidated financial statements. The Shareholders' meeting al... 
 
The Shareholders' Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the financial statements at 31 December 2007
28/03/08 - 14:00
The results for the financial year 2007 are confirmed: Net sales at 1,190 million Euro, +6.1% (+10.2% at constant exchange rates) EBITDA at 175 million Euro, +7.9% (equal to 14.7% of sales) Operating profit at 137 million Euro, +9.3% (equal to 11.5% of sales) Net profit at 51 million Euro, +36.2% (equal to 4.3% of sales) Net financial position at 515 million Euro (532 million Euro at the end of 2006) Positive Free Cash Flow of 10 million Euro (-31 million Euro in ... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the Financial Statements 2007
22/02/08 - 18:15
GROWTH IN 2007 OF CONSOLIDATED TURNOVER (1,190 MILLION EURO, +6.1%) AND NET PROFIT (51 MILLION EURO, +36.2%) COMPARED TO 2006. FURTHER GROWTH EXPECTED IN 2008 AND IN THE MEDIUM-TERM Preliminary Results(*) for the financial year 2007: Net sales at 1,190 million Euro, +6.1% (+10.2% at constant exchange rates) EBITDA at 175 million Euro, +7.9% (equal to 14.7% of sales) Operating Profit at 137 million Euro, +9.3% (equal to 11.5% of sales) Net Profit at 51 mill... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group examines the preliminary results for the financial year 2007 and the future development prospects
08/02/08 - 17:45
Padova, 8th February 2008, 5:45 pm - Safilo Group S.p.A. informs that the "2006-2010 Safilo Group S.p.A. Stock Option Plan" (hereafter "Plan") has been amended, where strictly necessary, in order to update the Plan in accordance with the new fiscal regulations relating to stock options and whereby the recognition of the fiscal benefits is subordinate to the stock options for the subscription of newly issued shares being exercisable only once at least three years have passed since the options... 
 
Announcement in accordance with articles 84-bis and 66 of the Consob regulation n. 11971/1999
05/02/08 - 09:45
With the acquisition of the retail chains Sunglass Island in Mexico and Just Spectacles in Australia, Safilo accelerates the development of its retail project and presses forward with its international strategy Padova, 5th February 2008, h.9.45am - Safilo Group announces the acquisition of the retail chains Sunglass Island in Mexico and Just Spectacles in Australia. Safilo, thanks to these transactions, has created the foundations for the further growth of its high-end eyewear retail busine... 
 
Safilo announces purchase of two retail chains in Mexico and Australia
16/01/08 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2. of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) COMPANY EVENTS DATES Board of Directors’ Meeting for the approval of preliminary results friday 22/02/2008 Board of Directors’ Meeting for the approval of the draft Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements as at December 31st 2007 friday 28/03/2008 Shareholders’ Meeting for... 
 
Calendar of company events for 2008
06/11/07 - 12:00
GROWTH OF CONSOLIDATED TURNOVER (904 MILLION EURO, +7.1%) AND NET PROFIT (39 MILLION EURO, +33.1%) IN THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2007 COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD OF 2006 Net sales in the first nine months of 2007 at 903.9 million Euro, +7.1% (+11.0% at constant exchange rates) EBITDA in the first nine months of 2007 at 130.2 million Euro, +1.6% (equal to 14.4% of sales) Operating Profit in the first nine months of 2007 at 101.6 million Euro, +0.7%  (equal to 11.2% of sale... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group approves the company's results at 30th September 2007
18/09/07 - 00:00
Padua (Italy), September 18th, 2007 - Following the success of its most recent collections, Safilo Group, the worldwide leader in high range and luxury eyewear, and Liz Claiborne Inc., a designer and marketer of women's and men's apparel, accessories and fragrance products, have extended their current license until the end of 2012 for the design, production and marketing of Liz Claiborne and Claiborne eyewear collections available on the American market. The agreement also includes collabor... 
 
Safilo Group and Liz Claiborne renew Eyewear License until 2012
31/07/07 - 13:00
SAFILO GROUP: GROWTH OF CONSOLIDATED TURNOVER (668 MILLION EURO, + 10.3%) AND NET PROFIT (33 MILLION EURO, +52.5%) COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD OF 2006 Net sales: 667.8 million Euro,  +10.3% (+14.2% at constant exchange rates) EBITDA: 100.5 million Euro, +6.2% (equal to 15.1% of sales) Operating Profit: 81.2 million Euro, +6.1% (equal to 12.2% of sales) Net profit: 33.3 million Euro, +52.5% ( equal to 5.0% of sales) Net financial position: 520.7 million Euro (531.8 mill... 
 
The Board of Directors of Safilo Group approved First Half Results 2007
27/06/07 - 13:15
Padova, 27th June 2007, h. 1:15 pm – The Board of Directors of SAFILO GROUP S.p.A., which met today under the chairmanship of Mr Vittorio Tabacchi, amended certain provisions of the company by-laws in order for them to comply with the regulations introduced by Law 262/2005, and as successively amended by the Legislative Decree 303/2006, and the new regulatory provisions issued by Consob through deliberation n. 15915 of May 3rd 2007. The amendments essentially concern: (i) the introduction... 
 
Safilo Group Board of Directors': Amendments to the company by-laws and increase in share capital
14/06/07 - 00:00
The two companies have signed a world-wide licence agreement valid until 2015 for the production and distribution of the first ever Jimmy Choo sunglass frame and prescription collection. London/Padua, 14th June 2007: Jimmy Choo and Safilo Group are pleased to announce a world-wide licence agreement for the production and distribution of Jimmy Choo branded sunglasses and prescription frames. This significant step into the eyewear sector for Jimmy Choo, iconic accessories brand, wil... 
 
Jimmy Choo & Safilo Group sign eyewear agreement
14/05/07 - 00:00
CLAUDIO GOTTARDI'S APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD CONFIRMED Padova, 14th May 2007 - Safilo Group Spa's Shareholders meeting, held today in the second call, examined and approved the Group's financial statements, the Board of Directors report on the financial year 2006 and, furthermore, viewed the consolidated financial statements which reports an increase in turnover of 9.4% and a strong increase in net profit. The Shareholders' meeting also approved the distribution of a gross dividend equal... 
 
Safilo Group's shareholders' meeting approves the financial statements at 31st december 2006
14/05/07 - 00:00
Padua, 14 May 2007: Balenciaga and Safilo Group announce today that they have entered into a worldwide licensing partnership for Balenciaga eyewear. Balenciaga and Safilo have already collaborated on the development of the eyewear styles that featured prominently in Balenciaga's Spring-Summer 2007 fashion show in Paris. The initial collection featured women's sunglasses, two of which were developed specifically for the fashion show while the third is a re-edition of a vintage pair of B... 
 
Balenciaga signs eyewear licence partnership with Safilo
10/05/07 - 00:00
Main economic indicators for the first quarter of 2007 Group’s consolidated turnover: € 341.4 million (+16.8% at constant exchange rates,  +13.0% at current exchange rate) EBITDA: € 58.5 million (+10.6% compared to the first quarter of 2006) Net profit: € 20.8 million (+22.4% compared to the first quarter of 2006) Net debt: € 556 million ( € 532 million at the end of 2006) Shareholders’ equity: € 853 million (€ 839 million at the end of  2006) Padova, 10th May 2007 ... 
 
Results for the first quarter of 2007
23/04/07 - 00:00
Legal seat: 32044 Pieve di Cadore (BL), Piazza Tiziano n. 8 Share capital Euro 70.843.213,00 fully paid-up C.F., VAT and Companies Register of Belluno number 03032950242 - R.E.A. CCIAA of Belluno 90811 Information is given to the Shareholders that, as the number of shares required to assure the validity ofthe Shareholders’ annual meeting in first call on 24th April, 2007, is not certain, the Shareholders’annual meeting will take place on 14th May, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., in Padova, Sett... 
 
Second call of the Shareholders' annual meeting - 14th May 2007
23/03/07 - 00:00
Main economic indicators for the financial year 2006 Group’s consolidated turnover: € 1,122 million (+9.4% compared to 2005) EBITDA: € 162.4 million (+6.1% compared to 2005) Net profit: € 37.5 million (ten fold increase compared to 2005) Net Debt: € 532 million ( € 479 million at the end of 2005) Shareholders’ equity: € 839 million (€ 822 million at the end of 2005)  The distribution of a dividend of Euro 0.02 per share is proposed Padova, 23rd March 2007 – The B... 
 
Safilo Group announces its results for 2006
06/02/07 - 00:00
Consolidated turnover 2006: 1,122 million euro (+9.4% compared to 2005); 2006 Fourth quarter turnover: 278.4 million euro (+12.0% compared to 2005); Fourth quarter improvements in the European market of over 21% compared to 2005; Continued strong growth in America (+9.2% compared to 2005); Start of direct distribution in the Baltic Countries Padova, 6th February 2007 – Safilo Group, world leader in high-end and luxury eyewear, today announced... 
 
Safilo Group: strong growth in sales in the fourth quarter and throughout 2006
23/01/07 - 00:00
Padova, 23th January 2007 - The Safilo Group would like to inform that on February 6th 2007 the preliminary sales figures for the fourth quarter of 2006 will be published. The Company furthermore confirms that on March 23rd 2007, following approval by the Board of Directors, the financial data relating to the financial year 2006 will be published. A conference call will be held during the afternoon of March 23rd with the Company’s top management. ... 
 
Safilo Group's preliminary sales figures for the fourth quarter of 2006
18/01/07 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.)   COMPANY EVENTS   DATES Board of Directors’ Meeting for the approval of the draft Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements as at December 31st 2006 friday  22/02/2008 Shareholders’ Meeting for the approval of the Financial Statements as at December 31st 2006   tuesday 24/04/2007 ... 
 
Safilo Group's calendar of company events for 2007
15/11/06 - 00:00
Agreement Marks First Time Banana Republic Products Will Be Sold Outside its Stores PADUA, ITALY -- November 15, 2006 - Safilo Group (MTA: SFL), world leader in high-end and luxury eyewear, and Banana Republic, the accessible luxury brand of Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced a licence agreement to introduce Banana Republic-branded prescription frames and sunglasses. The agreement includes the design, development, production and distribution of a collection to be launched by the end o... 
 
Safilo and Banana Republic sign eyewear licensing agreement
13/11/06 - 00:00
ANOTHER QUARTER OF STRONG GROWTH IN SALES AND IMPROVEMENT OF NET PROFIT (+83% COMPARED TO 2005). Main economic indicators for the first nine months of 2006. Group’s consolidated turnover: € 843,6 million (+8,6% compared to 2005) EBITDA: € 128,1 million (+0,5% compared to 2005) Net Profit: € 29,1 million (+83% compared to 2005) Net debt: € 512 million ( € 479 million at the end of 2005) Shareholders’ Equity: € 853 million ( € 827 million at the end of 2005) Padova,... 
 
Safilo Group announces its results for the first nine months of the year
09/11/06 - 00:00
Milan, 9th November 2006 - Safilo Group, world leader in high end prescription frames and sunglasses, is to produce the first collection of A|X Armani Exchange branded eyewear. This new collection comes three years after the debut of the Safilo produced Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani eyewear lines and further solidifies Safilo's relationship with the Armani Group. A|X Armani Exchange is a young fashion forward urban inspired collection. The newly affordable priced sunglass line stays... 
 
Safilo produces the first A|X Armani Exchange branded eyewear collection
11/10/06 - 00:00
Opening in Seoul on January 1st 2007, it will supply 300 stores in the country, selling more than 100,000 pairs of high end glasses in its first year of activity, with expectations to double its results in 2008. Padova, 11th October 2006 - Safilo Group, world leader in high end and luxury eyewear, has strengthened its presence in Asia through the opening of a new subsidiary in Korea. Safilo Korea Ltd., with offices in Seoul and 100% controlled by Safilo Group, will begin business on J... 
 
Safilo Group strengthens its presence in Asia with its new subsidiary Safilo Korea Ltd.
03/08/06 - 00:00
NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CO-CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER  ARE APPOINTED Group’s consolidated turnover: € 605.4 million (+7.8% compared to 2005) EBITDA: € 94.7 million (-3.1% compared to 2005) Net Profit: € 21.8 million (+ 41.6% compared to 2005) Net Debt: € 490 million ( € 479 million at the end of  2005) Claudio Gottardi, appointed for co-option to the Board of Directors, is the new Chief Executive Officer Massimiliano Tabacchi is appointed co- Chief Ex... 
 
Strong increase in profits following growth in Turnover and improved financial management
25/07/06 - 00:00
Turnover in the first six months of 2006: € 605.4 million Turnover in the second quarter of 2006: € 303.3 million Padua, July 25, 2006 – Safilo Group Spa, during an investor meeting, announces the financial results relating to consolidated revenues in the first half of 2006 and the second quarter of 2006. Turnover in the first six months of 2006 reached 605.4 million Euro, an increase of 7.8% compared to the 561.8 million Euro recorded in the first six months of 2005. At co... 
 
The positive sales trend continues in the second quarter of 2006 with an increase of 8% compared to the same period in 2005
07/07/06 - 00:00
Roberto Vedovotto resigns after achieving the objectives for which he was ap-pointed Chief Executive Officer in order to pursue new professional opportuni-ties; Vittorio Tabacchi’s proposal for the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer’s role is Claudio Gottardi; Massimiliano Tabacchi is proposed as co-Chief Executive Officer. Padova, 7th July 2006 - Safilo Group announces that Roberto Vedovotto, Chief Ex-ecutive Officer of the Group, has today resigned from all offices ... 
 
Changes to the top management
27/06/06 - 00:00
Padova, 27th June 2006 - Safilo Group S.p.A. today announced the closing of an important loan agreement, with a significant improvement of the guarantee package and margins, through the signing of a new contract for the sum of 400 million Euro, in replacement of the Senior Loan granted in 2002. Following the Leverage Buy-Out launched in May 2001 by Vittorio Tabacchi and his family, the most important in the European market at that time in terms of its size, today’s announcement regarding ... 
 
Safilo Group announces the closing of a significant 400 million Euro re-financing agreement
15/05/06 - 00:00
Main economic figures for the first quarter of 2006 Group consolidated turnover: € 302.1 million (+7.5% compared to 2005) EBITDA: € 52.9 million (+9.1% compared to 2005) Net profit: € 17.0 million (+ 163% compared to 2005) Padova, 15th May 2006 – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group Spa today reviewed and approved the consolidated results relating to the first quarter of 2006 which highlight an increase in turnover and extremely strong growth of net profitability. Main... 
 
Very positive results for 2006 first quarter. Net profit +163%, turnover increased from €281million to €302 million
15/05/06 - 00:00
Padua, 15th May 2006:The Board of Directors meeting held today, by virtue of the powers granted to it by the extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held on 24th October 2005, has examined the draft regulations for a new mid-long term incentive plan reserved to certain directors, managers and co-operators of the Company and of other companies belonging to Safilo Group for, to be carried out by assigning option rights for newly issued Company shares with exclusion of the pre-emption right of t... 
 
The Board of Directors examines the new Stock Option plan
03/05/06 - 00:00
Padova, 3rd May 2006 – The Shareholders Meeting of Safilo group S.p.A., held today in Padova, Settima Strada n. 15, in second call, examined and approved the Company’s financial statements and the Board of Directors’ management report for the financial year 2005, carrying forward the Company’s loss equal to Euro 7.3 million. No distribution of dividends was resolved. The Shareholders Meeting further examined the Group’s Consolidated Financial Statements as at December 31st 2005 whic... 
 
The Shareholders Meeting approves the 2005 Financial Statements
27/04/06 - 00:00
Padova, 27th April 2006 – The Board of Directors of Safilo group S.p.A., which today assembled in Padova,  Settima Strada n. 15, resolved, by virtue of the authority assigned to it by Article 20 of the Company By-Laws and in accordance with article 2365 paragraph 2 of the Italian Civil Code, the transfer of the Company’s registered offices, currently located in  Vicenza, Stradella dell’Isola n. 1, to the new address of Pieve di Cadore (BL), Piazza Tiziano n. 8, and to establish a seco... 
 
The Board of Directors resolves the transfer of the Company’s registered offices and the establishment of a secondary office
20/04/06 - 00:00
Padova, 20th April 2006 – Safilo Group Spa today announces its preliminary financial results relating to its consolidated turnover in the first quarter of 2006. The net turnover of the Group in the first 3 months of 2006 reached 302.1 million Euro, an increase of 7.5% compared to the 281 million Euro recorded in the same period of the previous year. At constant exchange rates the increase would have been 3.3%. The strong growth of sunglasses sales was once again confirmed (+13.4%) whil... 
 
Sales increase by 7.5% in the first quarter of 2006 with particularly impressive results in America and Asia
12/04/06 - 00:00
Padua, 12th April 2006 – Safilo Group (MTA: SFL), worldwide leader in the luxury and high end eyewear sector, and Max Mara Group, the international clothing and accessories brand, today announced the extension to 2013 of the current licensing agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Max Mara branded prescription glasses and sunglasses. Furthermore, the two companies have reached an important agreement that foresees the development and distribution of glasses under the M... 
 
Safilo Group extends its Max Mara Licence Agreement to 2013
28/03/06 - 00:00
TURNOVER AND OPERATING PROFIT CONTINUE TO GROW ACCOMPANIED BY SIGNIFICANT DEBT REDUCTION Main economic figures for 2005 Group consolidated turnover: € 1,025.3 million (+8.5% compared to 2004) EBITDA before non-recurring expenses: € 163.0 million (+11% compared to 2004) Net profit before non-recurring expenses: € 22.9 million (+21.1% compared to 2004) Net debt: € 479.0 million (- 40.7% compared to € 807.2 million at the end of 2004) Padua, 28 March 2006 – The Boar... 
 
Safilo Group announces 2005 results
09/03/06 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) Padua, 9th March 2006 - As a partial variation on what was communicated to Borsa Italiana Spa on 21st February 2006, SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby informs that the date of the Board of Directors’ Meeting for the approval of the draft of the Financial Statements and the Consolidated Financial Statements at 31st December 2005, previously fixed for Monday 27th March 2006, has been moved to Tuesday... 
 
Safilo Group calendar of the Company events for 2006 - variations
27/02/06 - 00:00
Padua, 27th February 2006 - Safilo Group today announced that its licence agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Ralph Lauren branded eyewear will expire on December 31st 2006. Vittorio Tabacchi, Chairman of Safilo Group, commented: "During the negotiations for the renewal of the licence agreement significant differences became apparent which prevented us from reaching an agreement which was in line with our reciprocal interests. The consistency in terms of profitability of our... 
 
Safilo Group announces the termination of its licence agreement with Polo Ralph Lauren
21/02/06 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) Following and completing what was notified to Borsa Italiana Spa on 26th January 2006 (protocol 0790-4), SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby send the calendar of the dates fixed for the major company events of 2006. The Company will notify the market of any amendments to the information contained in the above calendar. Padua, 21st February 2006 ... 
 
Calendar of the company events for 2006 - Definition of the dates
27/01/06 - 00:00
Padua, January 27th 2006 - Safilo Group S.p.A, recently listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, has today disclosed the preliminary figures related to consolidated net sales for the financial year 2005. At current exchange rates the Group’s consolidated turnover reached €1.025,3 million, up 8.5% compared to the €944.7 million of 2004. The slight fluctuation of the average Euro and U.S. Dollar exchange rate has not had any significant impact. The impressive results achieved are due to th... 
 
The Group's revenues exceed 1 billion Euro, with an increase of 8.5% compared to 2004 and reach 1,025 million Euro. Excellent results in Asia which increases sales by 20%
26/01/06 - 00:00
(Article 2.6.2 of the Regulations for the markets organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) As set down by article 82 of the CONSOB Resolution 11971/99 and its successive amendments, SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. intends to avail itself of the exemption: from the publication of the data relating to the fourth quarter of 2005 in consideration of the fact that it will make available, at its head office and at Borsa Italiana S.p.A., the draft of the Financial Statements and the Consolidated... 
 
Calendar of the Company Events for 2006 - variations
18/01/06 - 00:00
SAFILO GROUP SPA: Advance refund of 35% of High Yield Bonds and part of Senior Loan Safilo Group confirms that it has refunded in advance 35% of the High Yield Bonds 95/8 which were due to expire in May 2013 and as previously announced during the IPO. The Company has used the income deriving from the increase in capital for the IPO to repay part of the Senior Loan, and to significantly reduce the most costly part of its debt. Safilo management also confirms that negotiations for t... 
 
Advance refund of 35% of High Yield Bonds and part of Senior Loan
11/01/06 - 00:00
SAFILO GROUP SPA: License Agreement with YSL extended to 2010 Padua, January 11st 2006 - Following the huge success achieved with the presentation of the latest collections, Safilo Group (MTA: SFL) has signed the extension to 2010.of the license agreement for the production and distribution of the Yves Saint Laurent eyewear collections. “The YSL brand represents one of the most prestigious brands in our portfolio and is recognised throughout the world” – declared Vittorio Tabacchi, Chairman of... 
 
License Agreement with YSL extended to 2010
05/12/05 - 00:00
Total Offer value equivalent to Euros 686 million, with the possibility to be increased to Euros 768 million in the event of full exercise of the greenshoe Padova, 5 December 2005 – Safilo Group S.p.A., having consulted with Global Coordinators Banca IMI S.p.A., Merrill Lynch International and UBM S.p.A. and with the contribution of Special Advisor to the IPO Morgan Stanley, communicates that it has set at €4.9 per share the price of the 140,000,000 Safilo Group ... 
 
Offer price set at Euros 4.9 per share
18/11/05 - 00:00
Padova, November 18th 2005 – Safilo Group S.p.A., having consulted with Global Coordinators Merrill Lynch International, Banca IMI S.p.A. and UBM S.p.A., and further to the official prospectus deposited with Consob on 15 November 2005, communicates that it has set € 7 as the Maximum Price for Safilo Group S.p.A. Shares that are subject to the Public Offer in Italy. The Public Offer in Italy begins at 09 00 on Monday 21 November 2005 and will conclude on Friday 2 December 2005. Th... 
 
Maximum Public Offer Price for Safilo Group S.P.A. Shares at 7 Euro
16/11/05 - 00:00
Padova, 16 November 2005 – Following CONSOB approval on 15 November 2005 to proceed with its Global Offer, Safilo Group S.p.A. today presented initial details of its transaction to list on the Mercato Telematico Azionario of Borsa Italiana. Commenting on the launch of the transaction, Safilo Group Chief Executive Officer Roberto Vedovotto noted: "The listing comes at a moment of strong development for our Group and will help further reinforce its exciting growth ... 
 
Safilo Group to List in Milan via Global Offer of 140,000,000 Shares
15/11/05 - 00:00
Public Offer to run from Monday 21 November to Friday 2 December Padova, 15 November 2005 - Consob has today given its approval for the publication of the Official Prospectus relating to the Public Offer of Ordinary shares of Safilo Group S.p.A., the world leader in the ‘high end’ ‘luxury’ eyewear segments. The Offer will take place between Monday 21 November and Friday 2 December 2005. Banca IMI S.p.A. and UBM S.p.A. are leading the Public Offer. The Public Offer forms ... 
 
Consob gives approval to Official Prospectus
11/11/05 - 00:00
Padua, Italy – November 11, 2005 – SAFILO GROUP, worldwide leader in the “high-end” sector and luxury eyewear, and HUGO BOSS, one of the leading international groups in the high fashion market, jointly announce a license agreement expiring on December 31st 2013 for the design, production and worldwide distribution of BOSS and HUGO eyewear collections. “With SAFILO GROUP HUGO BOSS has found a strong license partner in the eyewear sector”, said Bruno Sälzer, Chief Executive Officer ... 
 
Safilo Group and Hugo Boss announce eyewear license agreement
01/11/05 - 00:00
SAFILO GROUP S.P.A.: Ennio Doris and Riccardo Ruggiero named as independent Board Members. Corporate Governance structures further strengthened in advance of proposed stock market listing. Padova, November 1st 2005. As part of the further development of its Corporate Governance structures, Safilo Group Spa communicates that Ennio Doris and Riccardo Ruggiero have joined the Board of Directors of the Company in the role of independent Board Members. With these appoin... 
 
Ennio Doris and Riccardo Ruggiero named as independent Board Members...
25/10/05 - 00:00
Application for admission to trading on the Italian Stock Exchange. Principal results at September 2005 • Consolidated Net Sales of the Group: Euro 776,8 million (+8.8% at current exchange rates, +9.4% at constant exchange rates) • EBITDA: Euro 127.5 million (+26% compared to first 9 months 2004) • Net income: Euro 16.6 million (+Euro 11.7 million compared to Euro 4.9 million for the first 9 months 2004) • Extension of several brand license agreements: Armani, Dior... 
 
Third Quarter 2005: continuing strong growth of Net Sales and Net Income


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