A U.S. private equity company, Windjammer Capital Investors, has acquired Hilco Vision in partnership with its management from Blue Point Capital Partners, which bought into the company in 2014. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hilco Vision is a U.S. distributor of branded and consumable professional eyecare products and optical accessories. It has over 40,000 clients, consisting primarily of smaller, independent eyecare providers and optical retail chains, as well as laboratories, non-optical customers and other clients. The investment by Windjammer is expected to help Hilco expand domestically and abroad through organic growth and acquisitions. Under the stewardship of Blue Point Capital, Hilco nearly doubled its sales and Ebitda, according to Vision Monday. It has carried out eight acquisitions and increased its presence in Europe. It has direct subsidiaries in the U.S., Canada, China, the U.K., Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. The company focuses on professional tools, vision protection, consumer accessories, lens care and eye care.

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