This excerpt taken from the LUX 6-K filed Aug 6, 2007.
This press release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. Any securities relating to the U.S. private placement referred to above have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Any offering of securities to be made in the United States will be made by means of an offering document that may be obtained from Luxottica Group and will contain detailed information about Luxottica Group and management, as well as financial statements.