Opal, the French eyewear company mostly known for its kids eyewear brand licenses – Star Wars, Hello Kitty, Tartine et Chocolat among others - has taken a sharehodling in another French company, Visioptis. Created in 1979 and based in the south of France, Visioptis has been developing optical and sunglass collections for licensed brands like Banana Moon and Tom Taylor, besides its own brand, Enrico Cecchi.  Opal, which sealed a similar partnership with the sports eyewear brand Demetz in 2015, will be able to address the adult segment of the market through Visioptis. Together, the three units have revenues of about €32 million, with around €4 million outside France.

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