ABOUT THE COMPANY
EyeCare Partners is the only major optometric practice management company that is also investing in ophthalmology practices. The company was founded with FFL Partners’ initial 2015 investment in Clarkson EyeCare, a large optometry/ophthalmology practice in St. Louis, MO. Since then, EyeCare Partners has grown quickly and acquired additional platforms and practices in ophthalmology and optometry.
Supplementing their large number of optometry practices, EyeCare Partners aggressively broadened their footprint in 2018 through the acquisition of six eye care providers with ophthalmology services in their targeted geographies as shown below:
|1. Alabama Vision Center - March 2018||Birmingham, Alabama|
|2. The Ophthalmology Group - March 2018||Paducah, Kentucky|
|3. McPeak Vision Partners - October 2018||Bowling Green, Kentucky|
|4. Bennett & Bloom Eye Centers - October 2018||Louisville, Kentucky|
|5. John-Kenyon Eye Centers - October 2018||Louisville, Kentucky|
|6. Holcomb Laser Center - November 2018||Cullman, Alabama|
'15 Year Founded
250 Approximate Locations
future goals and growth objectives
The company seeks to grow its optometry and ophthalmology platform, both organically and via acquisition, throughout the Midwest and Southeastern United States. EyeCare Partners is highly focused on growth and revenue synergies as part of its acquisition strategy, creating integrated networks that offer higher quality care.
This article is an excerpt from our New White Paper: The Practice Owner's Guide to Private Equity Firms Investing in Optometry.
This White Paper contains an in-depth review of the four major private equity backed Practice Management Companies investing in Optometry across the United States. We detail the history of each company, practice ownership, geographic focus, and future growth objectives and conclude with our key expectations for the future development of this vertical.
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