Boston Eye Group, The Eye & LASIK Center, and Eye Care Specialists have completed a recapitalization with an undisclosed investor. These three companies each provide comprehensive ophthalmic care for communities across Massachusetts. Boston Eye Group, founded in 2000 and operating under the brand names Boston Eye Group and Boston Laser, operates four primary locations in Massachusetts.

Private Equity Investment in Eye Care Webinar Presentation– On May 31, 2018, Provident will be co-hosting a complimentary Webinar with Epstein Becker and Green, which will focus on the diverse transaction options available to ophthalmology practices in today’s market.

Q1-2018 Ophthalmology Update– From an investment and consolidation standpoint, Ophthalmology continues to solidify itself as one of the most active sectors within physician services.

Pacific Eye Institute completed a recapitalization with Unifeye Vision Partners, a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners. PEI is a leading provider of vision care services within the Inland Empire of Southern California, operating across six clinical locations and one ambulatory surgery center.

Q4-2017 Ophthalmology Update– Ophthalmology closed out a landmark year from a consolidation perspective with investments from both private equity and strategic acquirers in the fourth quarter.

Q3-2017 Ophthalmology Update– Consolidation within Vision Care showed no signs of slowing in the third quarter. With more platform investments in the sector, Provident expects add-on acquisition activity to pick up considerably in the coming quarters.

Q2-2017 Ophthalmology Update– Investment activity within ophthalmology continued its torrid pace as several landmark deals dominated headlines. We’re expecting consolidation to remain robust for the foreseeable future as the sector moves into the next stage of its investment cycle.

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