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21/12/11 - 15:15
THE EXTRAORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. APPROVES THE CAPITAL INCREASE RESERVED TO MULTIBRANDS ITALY B.V. Padua, December 21, 2011, h.3.15pm – The Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. met today and unanimously approved the capital increase, against payment, reserved for subscription by its main shareholder, Multibrands Italy B.V., controlled by HAL Holding N.V.. The total amount of the capital increase will be equal to Euro 44,262,000.00 (inclus... 
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The Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. approves the capital increase reserved to Multibrands Italy B.V.
23/11/11 - 12:18
DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS EXTRAORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING ON DECEMBER 21, 2011 Padua, November 23, 2011 – SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. hereby informs that all the documents, required by the current law, relating to the next Shareholders’ Meeting have 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., and can be consulted on the Company’s website at www.safilo.com/en/investors.html. At the sa... 
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18/11/11 - 08:00
SAFILO GROUP ENTERS INTO THE FINANCING AND INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS WITH MULTIBRANDS ITALY B.V. TO FUND THE ACQUISITION OF THE POLAROID EYEWEAR BUSINESS Padua, November 18, 2011, h. 8.00am - Following the signing of the acquisition agreement to acquire the Polaroid Eyewear business, Safilo Group and Multibrands Italy B.V., controlled by HAL Holding N.V., have signed a loan agreement and an investment and underwriting agreement whereby Multibrands Italy B.V. will grant Safilo Group the financi... 
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Safilo Group enters into the financing and investment agreements with Multibrands Italy B.V. to fund the acquisition of the Polaroid Eyewear business
17/11/11 - 21:00
SAFILO GROUP ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF THE POLAROID EYEWEAR BUSINESS Padua, November 17, 2011, h. 21.00 - Following the Board of Directors' approval, Safilo Group announces that Safilo has just signed an agreement with StyleMark for the acquisition of the Polaroid Eyewear business, a world leader in optics and lens technology and a global eyewear manufacturer and distributor, with a strong and recognizable market positioning. The Polaroid Eyewear business is part of the StyleMark Group a... 
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Saflio Group Announces the Acquisition of the Polaroid Eyewear Business
16/11/11 - 08:00
SAFILO COMMUNICATES THAT THE ARMANI GROUP WILL NOT RENEW THE EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT BEYOND 31/12/2012   Padua, November 16, 2011, h. 8.00am – Safilo Group has been informed by the Armani Group of their decision not to renew, beyond the natural expiration date of December 31, 2012, the license agreement for the design, production and distribution of the Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani and A/X Armani Exchange eyewear collections. Safilo’s sales through the Armani Group’s l... 
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Safilo communicates that the Armani Group will not renew the license agreement beyond 31/12/2012
14/11/11 - 09:45
SAFILO GROUP AND CÉLINE ANNOUNCE A NEW MULTI-YEAR LICENSING AGREEMENT Padua, November 14, 2011, h.9.45am – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, and the luxury brand Céline, today announced the signing of a multi-year licensing agreement for the production and worldwide distribution of Céline eyewear. The collections, designed for a sophisticated modern woman, will be available from January 2012 in Céline boutiques and selected retail outlets worldwide. “... 
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Safilo Group and Céline announce a new multi-year licensing agreement
07/11/11 - 17:40
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. APPROVES THE RESULTS AS AT SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 Key economic and financial highlights (in millions of euro): Net Sales · 230.2 in Q3 2011: +4.1% at constant perimeter1 and exchange rates · 833.5 in 9M 2011: +6.7% at constant perimeter1 and exchange rates EBITDA · 17.4 in Q3 2011 (7.6% margin): in line with Q3 2010 · 97.6 in 9M 2011 (11.7% margin): +18.4% EBIT · 8.2 in Q3 2011 (3.5% margin): +5.8% · 70.0 in 9M 2011 (8.4% margin)... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the results as at September 30, 2011
05/10/11 - 00:00
THE SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING OF SAFILO GROUP S.PA. NOMINATES ROBERT POLET AS THE NEW NON EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE GROUP Padua, October 5, 2011, h. 12.00am – The Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A., which met today, approved the proposals of the Board of Directors held on August 2, 2011, increasing the number of the members of the Board from seven to eight and nominating Mr. Robert Polet as the new non executive Chairman of the Group. Mr. Melchert Frans Groot, who handed over his pos... 
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The shareholders' meeting of Safilo Group S.P.A. nominates Robert Polet as the new Non Executive Chairman of the group
29/09/11 - 11:00
SAFILO COMMUNICATES THE STRATEGIC PLAN TO 2015 Key GROWTH drivers: Become the leading pure wholesale player in the eyewear industry globally; Maintain balanced and high-growth potential portfolio of “Powerbrands”; Expand in developing and emerging markets and consolidate in the more mature countries; Develop efficiency programs in all areas of the value chain; Create long term value through financial stability. Padua, September 29, 2011, h.11.00am ... 
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Safilo communicates the strategic plan to 2015
21/09/11 - 18:00
SAFILO AND KATE SPADE NEW YORK ANNOUNCE THE RENEWAL OF THEIR LICENSE AGREEMENT UNTIL 31/12/2015 Padua, September 21, 2011, h.6.00pm – Safilo Group, a worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, and kate spade new york, an iconic American brand in the fashion world, announce the renewal of their license agreement until December 31 2015 for the design, production and international distribution of kate spade new york’s women optical frames, sunglasses and related eyewear products for the kate... 
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Safilo and Kate Spade New York announce the renewal of their license agreement until 31/12/2015
19/09/11 - 18:00
NICOLA GIORGI APPOINTED NEW GLOBAL HEAD OF HOUSE BRANDS FOR SAFILO GROUP Padua, September 19, 2011, h. 6.00pm – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear industry, has appointed Nicola Giorgi as the new Global Head of the House Brands, reporting directly to Roberto Vedovotto, Chief Executive Officer of Safilo Group. Born in Bologna in 1965, Nicola joins Safilo from Tod’s Group, where he was General Manager of Hogan, heading the extraordinary international expansion of the br... 
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Nicola Giorgi appointed new Global Head of House Brands for Safilo Group
12/09/11 - 08:45
SAFILO COMMUNICATES THE TERMINATION OF THE EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR NINE WEST Padua, September 12, 2011, h. 8.45am - Safilo Group communicates that the license agreement for the production and distribution of Nine West eyewear collections, which are mainly sold in the United States, will not be renewed beyond the agreed expiration date of December 31, 2011. Safilo would like to express to the Jones Group its appreciation for the work carried out over the years of collaboration. The Nin... 
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Safilo communicates the termination of the eyewear license agreement for Nine West
02/08/11 - 18:00
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. PROPOSES TO THE SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING THE APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT POLET AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE GROUP   Padua, August 2, 2011, h. 6.00pm – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A., which met today to approve the results of the second quarter and first half of 2011, also decided to propose to the Shareholders’ Meeting, to be called on October 5, 2011, the enlargement of the Board of Directors from the current 7 to 8 members. The Board ... 
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The Board Of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. Proposes to the shareholders’ meeting the appointment of Robert Polet as new Chairman of the Group
02/08/11 - 17:45
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. APPROVES THE RESULTS OF THE FIRST HALF OF 2011 Key highlights (in millions of euro): Net Sales: · 302.6 in Q2 2011, +2.8% (+10.5% constant perimeter and exchange rates) · 603.3 in H1 2011, +4.0% (+7.8% constant perimeter and exchange rates) EBITDA: · 39.5 in Q2 2011 (13.1% margin), +30.9% · 80.2 in H1 2011 (13.3% margin), +23.8% EBIT: · 30.5 in Q2 2011 (10.1% margin), +48.3% · 61.9 in H1 2011 (10.3% margin), +38.5% Net Profit: ·... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the results of the first half of 2011
17/06/11 - 08:45
ALEXANDER McQUEEN AND SAFILO ANNOUNCE THE EXTENSION OF THEIR EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT UNTIL 31/12/2015 Padua, June 17, 2011, 8.45am – Alexander McQueen, the world renowned luxury brand, and Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, announce the renewal until December 31st, 2015 of their license agreement for the design, production and worldwide distribution of Alexander McQueen’s eyeglass frames and sunglass collections. Jonathan Akeroyd, President and CEO of Alexander M... 
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Alexander Mcqueen and Safilo Announce the Extension of Their Eyewear License Agreement Until 31/12/2015
17/06/11 - 08:30
SAFILO AND VALENTINO COMMUNICATE THE TERMINATION OF THEIR EYEWEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT Padua, June 17, 2011, h.8.30am – Safilo Group and Valentino jointly communicate that the license agreement for the production and distribution of Valentino sunglasses and prescription eyewear collections will not be renewed beyond the agreed expiration date of December 31, 2011. Roberto Vedovotto, CEO of Safilo Group, stated: “We would like to express our appreciation for the work carried out over the last thir... 
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Safilo and Valentino Communicate the Termination
25/05/11 - 18:15
Disclosure requirements The minutes of the Shareholders’ Meeting have been published Padua, May 25 2011, h. 6.15pm - SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs that today the minutes of the Shareholders’ Meeting held on April 27, 2011 have been made available at the Company’s offices and at the Secondary seat, as well as at Borsa Italiana S.p.A.. Moreover, they have been published on the Company’s website at the internet address www.safilo.com/en/investors.html.... 
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The minutes of the Shareholders’ Meeting have been published
16/05/11 - 11:15
SAFILO REDEEMS IN ADVANCE EURO 60 MILLION OF SAFILO CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL SENIOR NOTES 2013Padua, May 16, 2011, h.11.15am – Safilo Group communicates that, on June 16, 2011, its subsidiary Safilo Capital International S.A. will redeem in advance Euro 60 million of Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 95/8% 5/2013, corresponding to 30.8% of the total notes outstanding. The transaction, to be executed at the redemption price of 100 (at par), as provided for by the indenture of the notes, w... 
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Safilo redeems in advance Euro 60 million of Safilo Capital International Senior Notes 2013
27/04/11 - 15:30
THE SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. HAS APPROVED THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AT 31ST DECEMBER 2010 The Board of Statutory Auditors and its Chairman were also appointed Padua, April 27 2011, h. 3.30pm – The Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.p.A. has been held today to discuss and approve the Company’s financial statements, the Board of Directors’ report on the financial year 2010 and, furthermore, viewed the consolidated financial statements. The Shareholders’ meeting has, la... 
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The Shareholders’ Meeting of Safilo Group S.P.A. has approved the financial statements at 31st December 2010
27/04/11 - 13:00
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. APPROVES THE RESULTS OF THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2011 Key highlights: Net Sales at Euro 300.7 million, +5.1% compared to Q1 2010 EBITDA at Euro 40.7 million (13.5 % margin), +17.6% compared to Q1 2010 EBIT at Euro 31.4 million (10.4% margin), +30.2% compared to Q1 2010 Net Profit at Euro 18.4 million (6.1% margin), compared to Euro 1.7 million in Q1 2010 Net Debt at Euro 268.2 million, from Euro 256.2 million at the end of 2010. Stable Debt/EBI... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the Results of the first quarter of 2011
05/04/11 - 12:29
THE DOCUMENTATION CONCERNING THE NEXT ORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING HAS BEEN PUBLISHED  Padua, April 5, 2011 - SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs the market that today the Annual Report - including the financial statements and the consolidated financial statements as of 31st December 2010 -, the Reports of the Board of Statutory Auditors and of the Independent Auditors, as well as the Company’s Report on Corporate Governance, have been made available at the Company’s offices, at Borsa Italiana S... 
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The documentation concerning the next ordinary Shareholders' Meeting has been published
16/03/11 - 17:40
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SAFILO GROUP S.P.A. APPROVES THE FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2010   Key highlights: Net Sales at Euro 261.8 million in Q4 2010, +10.7% compared to Q4 2009 Net Sales at Euro 1,079.9 million in full year 2010, +6.8% compared to 2009 EBITDA at Euro 25.4 million in Q4 2010 (9.7% margin), from Euro 10.7 million in Q4 2009 (4.5% margin) EBITDA at Euro 107.8 million in full year 2010 (10.0% margin), +85.1% compared to 2009 Net Result at Euro 4.4 million in Q4... 
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The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.P.A. approves the financial results for 2010
14/03/11 - 17:45
LUCA FUSO APPOINTED NEW GLOBAL HEAD OF THE LICENSED BRANDS DIVISION OF SAFILO GROUP Padua, March 14th, 2011, h.5.45pm – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, has appointed Luca Fuso Global Head of the Licensed Brands Division, reporting directly to Roberto Vedovotto, Chief Executive Officer of Safilo Group. Luca Fuso joins Safilo from Moncler Group where he has recently headed the sportswear division of Industries S.p.A., which included the Henry Cotton's, Marina Y... 
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Luca Fuso appointed new Global Head of the Licensed Brands Division of Safilo Group
18/02/11 - 03:41
Rating on Safilo Padua, February 18, 2011 -  Today, Moody's communicated that it upgraded Safilo’s long-term corporate credit rating (Corporate Family Rating) and the probability of default rating (PDR) from ‘Caa1’ to 'B3', reflecting “the improvement in the Group’s operating performance during the first nine months of 2010, a degree of recovery in market conditions and the expectation that key credit metrics will continue to support the rating going forward”. Moody's also raised the ratin... 
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Moody's upgraded Safilo's ratings
07/02/11 - 09:55
Rating on Safilo Padua, February 7 2011 -  Today, Standard & Poor's communicated that it upgraded Safilo’s long-term corporate credit rating from ‘CCC+’ to 'B-', reflecting its “view of Safilo’s improved profitability and now more stable liquidity position, helped by positive free operating cash flow”. Standard & Poor's also raised the rating on the High Yield Notes from ‘CCC’ to 'CCC+’ and confirmed a stable outlook. ... 
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S&P’s upgraded Safilo’s rating
31/01/11 - 09:31
CALENDAR OF COMPANY EVENTS FOR 2011 (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 2010 Wednesday 16th March 2011 2 Shareholders’ Meeting for the approval of the Financial Statements as at December 31st 2010 Wednesday 27th April... 
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Calendar of the company events 2011
17/01/11 - 05:45
MAURIZIO ROMAN APPOINTED NEW GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION OPERATIONS OFFICER OF SAFILO Padua, January 17th 2011, h. 5.45 – Safilo Group, worldwide leader in the premium eyewear sector, has appointed Maurizio Roman in the role of Global Supply Chain, Logistics and Production Operations Officer, effective March 1st, 2011, reporting directly to Roberto Vedovotto, Chief Executive Officer of Safilo Group. Born in Belvedere di Tezze (Vicenza) in 1953, Maurizio Roman joins Safilo f... 
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Maurizio Roman appointed new Global Supply Chain, Logistics and Production Operations Officer of Safilo


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