25th April 2019
Montagu Private Equity (“Montagu”), a leading European private equity firm, today announced the completion of the sale of Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center ("D.O.R.C." or "the Company"), a leading provider of innovative instruments and equipment for ophthalmic surgery, to Eurazeo Capital. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
Established in 1983, D.O.R.C. is a leading provider of innovative instruments and equipment for ophthalmic surgery. The product range includes high precision disposable and re-usable instruments, surgical liquids and surgical machinery that is used for vitreoretinal and cataract procedures. Headquartered in Zuidland, the Netherlands, D.O.R.C. serves a global customer base including surgical centres, hospitals and physicians across the US, Europe, the mid-East, Asia and South America. The Company has more than 500 employees worldwide.
The transaction was first announced on 13 March 2019 and has now received clearance from relevant competition and regulatory authorities.
Montagu was advised by HSBC and RBC Capital Markets.