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PE in Ophthalmology - Spotlight on Unifeye Vision Partners

Posted by J. Andrew Snyder on Jan 2, 2019 10:38:48 PM
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Unifeye Vision Partners was formed to partner with leading eye care providers in targeted markets throughout the United States. The company provides management and support services to ophthalmology and optometry practices, as well as single-specialty eye surgery centers. UVP operates through a network of 51 providers, eleven clinical locations and five ambulatory surgery centers.


Unifeye Vision Partners seeks to continue growing its ophthalmology platform, both organically and via acquisition, in targeted markets throughout the United States.


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Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $2.1 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital partners with exceptional management teams to build market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business and technology services.


Portfolio Overview and Locations

'17  Year Founded
02 Core Geographies
03 Acquisitions

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Acquisition History
(#) = Ophthalmologists In Practice

   1. Minnesota Eye Consultants (17)   Minneapolis, MN
   2. Pacific Eye Institute (19)   Inland Empire, CA
   3. Northwest Eye (12)   Wayzata, MN


This article is an excerpt from our New, Comprehensive 31-Page White Paper: The Physician Seller's Guide to Private Equity Firms Investing in Ophthalmology.

This White Paper contains:

  • A thorough analysis of platform growth and market development
  • A guide to private equity's platform management company structure
  • Maps of consolidation saturation across the United States
  • A comprehensive profile of each of the 20 firms actively investing in ophthalmology, including their regional presence and practice partnerships
  • Our five key expectations for future development

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Physicians interested in understanding what elements drive private equity transaction prices and seeking a shorthand estimate of what buyers are likely to offer for their practice and post-sale preferences should contact me directly with no obligation. See contact info below.


nullAndy Snyder is Managing Director at PhysiciansFirst Healthcare Partners - a boutique investment bank focused on physician-owned assets. He can be reached at (615) 647-8735 or via e-mail at


Topics: Ophthalmology, Surgery Center Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Physician Practice Mergers and Acquisitions