Koch Eye Associates Acquired by Candescent Partners

Koch Eye Associates, a R.I.-based comprehensive vision care services provider, has been acquired by Boston-based private equity firm Candescent Partners.

Candescent led the transaction with co-investors Bush O’Donnell Capital Partners, Pine Street Capital Partners, First New England Capital and BCA Mezzanine Fund, LP participating.

Founded by the Koch family in 1981, Koch Eye Associates is an eye care services provider in Rhode Island operating seven locations throughout the state, and providing services ranging from basic optometry to LASIK and cataract surgery in a Company-owned surgery center.
CEO Peter Koch, Paul Koch, M.D., and Patricia Koch, O.D., will all remain active in the business.



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