i-Optics Closes €11.8 million D Financing

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands—Eye diagnostics company i-Optics announced the successful closing of the second phase of the D financing round with an investment of €5.1 million. This adds to the €6.7 million raised in 2012, bringing the D round to a total of €11.8 million, the company said.

The €5.1 million funding is provided by new investors, namely the leading health care investor HBM Partners from Switzerland and Netherlands-based NIBC Bank N.V.  Also participating was the company’s management, showing the strong commitment and confidence of the team in the success of i-Optics. This strong confidence also holds true for the current investors, with lead investor Aescap Venture and family fund De Hoge Dennen who increased their stake in the company in the first phase of the D round.

i-Optics said the investment will allow it to accelerate the global roll-out of its EasyScan retinal imaging camera and Cassini corneal topographer.