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Luxottica Offers No Concessions to EU Regulators Over Proposed Merger with Essilor

Almost as soon as Luxottica and Essilor announced their proposed 46 billion Euro merger, their competitors were highlighting serious concerns over the potential impact on the industry. It seemed the European Commission agreed, as in September of this year their EU antitrust regulators announced a full-scale investigation into the merger. Despite their investigation however, neither the Italian eyewear giant nor the French lens manufacturer have offered any concessions whatsoever to allay antitrust Read more [...]