EssilorLuxottica’s Acquisition of GrandVision


The parties completed the €7.2 billion acquisition.

Counsel for the merging parties retained Cornerstone Research to support Ravi Dhar of the Yale School of Management in securing antitrust approval with the European Commission. In 2021, EssilorLuxottica’s completed its €7.2 billion acquisition of GrandVision, a global optical retail chain.

This matter was named GCR‘s 2022 Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe.

This matter was named 2022 Merger Control Matter of the Year – Europe by Global Competition Review.

For more information, contact Vivek Mani and Sachin Sancheti.

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Ravi Dhar

George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing,
Director, Center for Customer Insights,
Yale School of Management;
Professor of Psychology, Yale University