Monday, January 16, 2017 12:24 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif.—ForSight VISION4 announced that it has been acquired by Roche Holdings Inc.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:23 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.
(Nasdaq:EYES) a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to provide some useful vision to blind patients, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a rights offering to its existing stockholders.
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:23 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn.—3M
(NYSE:MMM) announced on Jan. 3 that it has completed the sale of its safety prescription eyewear business to Hoya Vision Care, a division of Hoya Corp (TOKYO: 7741), a global leader in the eyeglass lens industry.
Monday, December 19, 2016 12:23 AM
STUTTGART, Germany—The Zeiss Group
reported record revenue and earnings for its 2015-16 fiscal year on Friday, and cited “improved competitiveness” for its operational success.
Friday, December 9, 2016 12:26 AM
MADISON, Wis.—In a sign of support for the growth prospects of the software and services firm Rev360
, investors have provided $45.2 million in financing over the past two years to the Madison-based company, which is best known for delivering RevolutionEHR
, cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR) software for eyecare professionals.
Friday, December 9, 2016 12:23 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—The Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE: COO) announced financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended Oct. 31, 2016.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:26 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Vuzix Corp.
(NASDAQ: VUZI) announced the closing of the sale of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $7.25 per share.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:23 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Osterhout Design Group
(ODG), a top developer and manufacturer of mobile AR/VR smart glasses, closed a $58 million Series A funding round.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:23 AM
MILAN—According to the terms of an agreement signed in 2012 with Fenix Srl (formerly known as Salmoiraghi & Vigano Holding), Luxottica Group S.p.A
(NYSE:LUX) said on Friday that it has exercised its option to acquire the remaining 63.2 percent of the shares in the Italian optical retailer
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:18 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—The startup company Sightbox
, which offers a membership-based supply service for contact lens wearers, has raised $1.8 million in a seed-round of funding.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:30 AM
announced that it formed a new partnership by taking a 50 percent stake in Photosynthesis Group, a Hong Kong-based company that markets sunglasses and corrective lenses under a range of banners including MJS.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:23 AM
(OTCQB: PENC), parent company of Nanofilm
, reported total revenues were $2.01 million for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016, flat compared with the year-ago period. Gross profit amounted to $631,083, up from $516,449 for the third quarter of 2015.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—The start-up company Simple Contacts
, which offers an app-based eye test and refill service for contact lens wearers, has raised $2 million in seed funding that it will use to fund further development, an executive of the company confirmed to VMail
Friday, November 18, 2016 12:21 AM
PLAINVILLE, Mass.—Hilco Vision
announced that it has acquired Jonathan Paul Eyewear
, a pioneer of fitover sunwear and creator of the Jonathan Paul Fitover brand.