This excerpt taken from the LUX 6-K filed Jan 14, 2005.
(Milan, December 22, 2004) - Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX), worldwide leader in the eyewear sector, today announced that it expects to pay dividends for fiscal year 2004 for the Groups ordinary shares in June 2005.
The Group also announced that it does not expect to adopt a policy of interim dividend distribution.
This press release is issued by Luxottica Group in accordance with procedures specified in Article 66 of the Regulation approved by Consob deliberation no. 11971. With respect to the expected dividend date for the current fiscal year and the policy of dividend distribution, this announcement is specifically made in accordance with, respectively, the rules specified in Article 2, paragraph 1, letter a), of Section IA.2.1 of the Regulation of the Markets Organized and Managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (Guidelines) and Article 2, paragraph 1, letter b), of Section IA.2.1 of the for the Guidelines.
Luxottica Group will promptly inform the market of any changes with respect to the dates indicated in this announcement, in accordance with applicable regulation.
Set forth below is the text of a press release issued on December 23, 2004.