EQUITA assisted EyeQ Optometrists

EQUITA K Finance - Mid-market M&A advisory
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EyeQ Optometrists 700x 1050

EssilorLuxottica completed its acquisition of EyeQ Optometrists, with Clairfield Australia and Italy (Equita K Finance) acting as the exclusive financial advisor to EyeQ Optometrists Limited.

Clairfield was outstanding from start to finish. Their advice, support, and tenacity never faltered, gaining an excellent outcome in a difficult market” – Ray Fortescue – Executive Chair, EyeQ Optometrists Limited.

The transaction in a nutshell

2024 01 Tombstone EyeQ EssilorLuxottica

Clairfield Australia and Italy (Equita K Finance) acting as the exclusive financial advisor to EyeQ Optometrists Limited

Client:
EyeQ Optometrists Limited
Date:
January 2024
Mandate:
Acquisition of EyeQ Optometrists by EssilorLuxottica
Role:
Financial Advisor
Value:
Undisclosed
Typology:
M&A advisory
Advisor:
EQUITA Mid Cap Advisory

The company

EyeQ Optometrists Limited, founded in 2007 with some practices operating for over 40 years, is a public unlisted group of 25 optometry practices located in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, ACT and WA.

EssilorLuxottica SA, the Italian-French EUR 90bn listed optometry giant is engaged in the design, manufacture, and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames, and sunglasses. Locally, they are the owner of OPSM, Laubman & Pank, and Sunglass Hut.