PR Log - Aug 09, 2011 - TAMPA, Florida – The Cooper Companies, a global medical device company publicly traded on the NYSE Euronext (NYSE:COO), has acquired Viendo Por Su Salud, SA de CV (Mexico City, Mexico) a distributor of contact lens products throughout Mexico.
Servicing over 100 accounts, Viendo Por Su Salud markets and distributes the complete line of CooperVision contact lenses in Mexico. Viendo Por Su Salud will become integrated into The Cooper Companies vision and lens division, CooperVision located in Pleasanton, California.
“We are pleased that our client, Viendo Por Su Salud, will become a part of a firm of the caliber of The Cooper Companies,” said Jackie Fimrite, lead deal maker for the transaction and Managing Director at ClearCap. Acknowledging the growing importance of the Mexican and Latin American markets, CooperVision made the strategic decision to vertically integrate with one of its largest distributors in the country. “With an established sales, marketing and distribution logistics presence in Mexico, the Viendo Por Su Salud acquisition puts CooperVision in an ideal position to increase market share and enhance brand equity.”
ClearCap Strategic Advisors, LLC (“ClearCap”), a specialized middle market, investment bank and strategic advisory firm, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Viendo Por Su Salud, SA de CV. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About ClearCap Strategic Advisors, LLC ClearCap Strategic Advisors is a specialized investment bank and strategic advisory firm serving the unique growth capital, liquidity and exit planning needs of private business owners and managers of middle market companies. The firm specializes in mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, recapitalizations and strategic consulting. For more information, visit ClearCap’s website at www.clearcapadvisors.com.
About Viendo Pos Su Salud, SA de CV Viendo Por Su Salud, SA de CV (Mexico City, Mexico) is a distributor of contact lens products throughout Mexico. Servicing over 100 accounts, Viendo Por Su Salud markets and distributes the complete line of CooperVision contact lenses.
About The Cooper Companies The Cooper Companies, Inc. (“Cooper”) is a global medical device company publicly traded on the NYSE Euronext (NYSE:COO). Cooper is dedicated to serving the needs of the healthcare professional, improving the quality of life for its employees and customers and providing market leading products. Cooper’s commitment to health and wellness is reflected through its corporate culture and global initiatives to promote healthy life choices for its employees. Cooper operates through two business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical. Both companies provide superior product range and quality, along with friendly customer service and a drive to continually innovate. Cooper and CooperVision are headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, and CooperSurgical is headquartered in Trumbull, CT. http://www.coopercos.comhttp://www.coopervision.com
ClearCap Strategic Advisors is a specialized investment bank serving the growth capital, exit planning, liquidity and corporate finance needs of middle market business owners and managers. The firm specializes in mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, recapitalizations and strategic consulting for middle market companies.