Safilo Group is a Padua (Italy) based manufacturer and distributor of optical frames and sunglasses.

Safilo is listed on the Milan stock exchange (market value per end of 2018: approx. € 0.2 billion).

In January 2019, Safilo Group completed a € 150 million rights issue which was fully underwritten by HAL. HAL’s ownership increased from 41.6% to 49.8%.

Headquarters: Padua, Italy

Employees (fte) 6.594

Sales € 963 mln

Operating income (€ 32.4 mln)

Investment since 2005

Shareholding 49,8 %