Deals | Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:09pm IST

Luxottica buys France's Alain Mikli for 90 million euros

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica (LUX.MI), the world's biggest premium eyewear maker, said on Friday it had signed a deal to buy French luxury eyewear maker Alain Mikli for around 90 million euros ($117 million).

The deal strengthens Luxottica's luxury brands portfolio, the company added in a statement.

In 2011 Alain Mikli posted net sales of about 60 million euros.

(Reporting By Danilo Masoni, editing by Francesca Landini)