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GrandVision enters into agreement to acquire U.S. based optical retail chain ForEyes

Schiphol, the Netherlands – 5 October 2015. GrandVision NV (EURONEXT: GVNV), the global leader inoptical retail, has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the U.S. based optical retailchain For Eyes.

For Eyes was founded in 1972, employs approximately 1,000 people and operates through a network of116 owned stores. These are located mostly in the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Washington DC andPhiladelphia, as well as in Florida and California. The revenue in 2014 was approx. 100 million USD.

The closing of the transaction, which is subject to customary conditions, is expected to take place in thefourth quarter of 2015. The financial terms of this transaction have not been disclosed.Investor and Media ContactGrandVision N.V.

Thelke GerdesInvestor Relations DirectorT +31 88 887 0227E

About GrandVision

GrandVision is the global leader in optical retail by number of stores (excluding sunglass specialty stores) and delivershigh quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered byGrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its optical experts, prescription glasses including frames andlenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses.

These products are offered through its leading optical retail banners which operate in 43 countries across Europe, LatinAmerica, the Middle East and Asia.

GrandVision serves its customers in over 5,800 stores and with more than 26,600 fulltimeequivalent employees which are proving every day that in eye care, we care more. For more information, please

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