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📢 2 NEW ACQUISITIONS IN EYEWEAR & OPHTHALMOLOGY👀
😎 Thélios announces the acquisition from NEO Investment Partners of Vuarnet
Thélios acquires iconic French Eyewear brand Vuarnet, which is a renowned French high-end outdoor sunglass brand, with over 60 years of heritage and pioneering manufacturing of mineral lenses.
This is Thélios’ first brand acquisition, which marks an important milestone in the development of the LVMH eyewear company, expanding its presence in the luxury eyewear industry through this proprietary brand.
Alessandro Zanardo, CEO of Thélios, “Vuarnet is a legendary brand, with a unique history that deserves to be preserved and perpetuated. Its iconic design, its unique know-how on mineral lenses and its strong brand values, are a perfect match with our ethos and positioning.”
The alliance will grant Vuarnet access to Thélios’ extensive resources, including research and development capabilities, technical expertise, and global reach, propelling the brand’s growth and global expansion.
👁️BVI announces the acquisition of Medical Mix
BVI Medical has announced the acquisition of MedicalMix, a company specialising in the supply of medical devices for ophthalmic surgery across Spain and Portugal.
The company has transformed into a broad manufacturer and supplier of market-leading, innovative solutions that provide an end-to-end range of products for cataract, retinal, and glaucoma diseases. This acquisition is another pivotal step in BVI’s growth trajectory, which began to take form and accelerate since 2018.
Shervin Korangy, BVI President and CEO said: “It is an honour and a pleasure to welcome Medical Mix to the BVI team. When Vicente and I began discussions, it was immediately evident that our strategic vision for our industry was incredibly consistent. This shared vision of the future will serve as a rock-solid foundation for our continued success in the market.”
Vicente Durán Aliques, Medical Mix Founder and President said: “The partnership with BVI is a very exciting next step for us and the market in Spain and Portugal. The business philosophy and approach of BVI makes our combined future very bright, offering the market the best portfolio of innovative products together with the best service tailored to customers’ needs”.