Long before the advent of large, publicly traded Physician Practice Management Companies or Private Equity Firms, ophthalmologists and other surgical specialists joined into larger groups to gain market clout, share costs, diversify services and improve provider lifestyles. In ophthalmology, the additional drivers include: joint surgical and laser facilities, succession planning for the most senior doctors, brand consolidation and satellite development.

Successful optometric and ophthalmic practice merger and acquisition has significant interpersonal, financial and regulatory hurdles. Working as a neutral facilitator, or as an advocate for just one side of the transaction, we can assess and forecast the economic, operational and cultural destiny of the slated deal.