• Eric J. Yetter

EyeSouth Partners - Buyer Spotlight



PE Firm


EyeSouth Partners was founded in 2017 with Shore Capital Partners' acquisition of Atlanta, GA-based Georgia Eye Partners. Shore Capital is very active in healthcare services and has prior or existing investments in ENT & Allergy, Women's Health Care, Veterinary Medicine, Orthodontics, and other specialties.


Activity


EyeSouth Partners is one of the most active ophthalmology investors. Based on our internal tracking, we count 21 total ophthalmology deals. EyeSouth has been very aggressive the last few years and continues to enter new markets strategically.


Geography


The company has grown outwardly from its headquarters in Atlanta, GA. It acquired three Texas practices in 2020 and partnered with Midwest Eye Center, a large Cincinnati, Ohio group in early 2021. Active areas include -


Southeast, from Florida to Texas

Midwest, including Ohio and Kentucky


Transaction List


Midwest Eye Center; Cincinnati, OH

Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates; San Antonio, TX

Coastal Eye Associates; Houston, TX

Eye Center of Texas; Houston, TX (Physicians First Transaction)

Retina Associates of Middle Georgia; Macon, GA

Mitchell Refractive; Boca Raton, FL

Central Florida Eye Specialists; Deland, FL

The Eye Center of North Florida; Panama City, FL

Eyecare Associates; Metairie, LA

Lanoux & Associates; Metairie, LA

Montgomery Eye Physicians; Montgomery, AL

Cookeville Eye Specialists; Cookeville, TN

Cumberland Eye Care; Crossville, TN

Georgia Eye Associates; Lawrenceville, GA

Cobb Eye Center; Marietta, GA

Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute; Boca Raton, FL

South Georgia/North Florida Eye Partners; Valdosta, GA

Gainesville Eye Associates; Gainesville, GA

Georgia Ophthalmology Associates; Decatur, GA

Georgia Retina; Atlanta, GA

Georgia Eye Partners; Atlanta, GA


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