Mister Spex Closes €16M Financing

Mister Spex, a Berlin, Germany-based online optician, closed a €16m financing.

The round was led b new investor Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), with participation from existing investors including XAnge and DN Capital.

The company intends to use the funds to to increase its partnerships with independent opticians and to support international expansion (mainly the online shops in France, Spain and Sweden)

Launched in December 2007 by Dirk Graber, founder and CEO, and also led by Mirko Caspar, Co-Managing Director, Mister Spex has more than 500,000 customers purchasing from an extensive range of more than 5,000 models of fashion and well-known brand prescription glasses, sunglasses and sports glasses as well as contact lenses.
The company currently has about 200 employees and achieved turnover of 26m Euro in 2012.



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