Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:23 AM
MILAN—Citing 2016 as its year of “transformation,” Luxottica Group
(NYSE:LUX) reported overall group net sales rose 3.2 percent to €2,225 million at current exchange rates, 3.5 percent at constant exchange rates, for the third quarter and nine-month period ending Sept. 30, 2016.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:23 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International
(Reuters: ESSI.PA) posted consolidated revenue totaling €5,306 million for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2016, up 7.8 percent from year ago at constant exchange rates, 5.5 percent as reported and 3.8 percent like-for-like.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:23 AM
LAUSSANE, Switzerland—The Swiss company Sensimed
has expanded its collaboration in Japan with SEED
, a Japanese contact lens manufacturer.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:23 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Getting a boost from recent new-product launches and a strong core business, Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE:JNJ) reported on Tuesday that its worldwide sales rose 4.2 percent to $17.8 billion in the third quarter compared with the year-ago period, while U.S. sales rose at an even stronger pace of 6.7 percent.
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Alpine Capital LLC
, a health care-focused financial services firm, said it has provided $7.5 million in financing to Claris Vision Holdings
, a company that brings together some of New England’s top eyecare practices.
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:23 AM
, a nonprofit health organization working to eliminate corneal blindness, has raised $10 million in a Series A financing round led by Flying L Partners, a new health care investment firm launched by the veteran health care executive and entrepreneur William Link.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:23 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—The board of directors of Essilor International
(Reuters: ESSI.PA) has approved a plan to promote employee shareholding, with the long-term objective to boost the amount of employee shareholders worldwide from 20 percent to 50 percent.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:23 AM
announced financial results for the six months ending June 30, 2016, reporting operating revenue of $9.3 billion, up from $8.7 billion in the year-ago period.
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:22 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision, Inc.
announced that its parent company—The Cooper Companies
(NYSE:COO)—was added to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index after the close of the U.S. markets on Sept. 22.
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:30 AM
PLAINVILLE, Mass.—Hilco Vision
is expanding its presence in Europe through the acquisition of two Netherlands-based optical companies, Optiplus
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:23 AM
IRVINE, Calif.—AcuFocus Inc.,
a privately held ophthalmic medical device company, has raised approximately $66 million in a financing round led by the global investment firm KKR
. AcuFocus develops and markets breakthrough small aperture technologies for the improvement of near vision.
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:23 AM
PLEASANTON, Calif.—The Cooper Companies
(COO) reported that revenue increased 11 percent year-over-year, and 6 percent pro forma, to $514.7 million for the fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2016.
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:23 AM
, a provider of mobile vision screening technology, received a $6M investment round from venture capital firm InterWest Partners in a first close of its Series B financing.
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:22 AM
, the eyewear licensing platform that partners with several designers to create sunwear and optical lines, has completed a $7 million Series A round of financing led by Tenfore Holdings, Tribeca Venture Partners, RiverPark Ventures and WTI, according to an announcement from the company.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:18 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland—Presbia PLC
(NASDAQ: LENS) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Presbia Ireland, Ltd. recently completed the purchase of the assets of Switzerland-based Neoptics AG, including its intellectual property portfolio for an aggregate purchase price of $1.5 million.