#RUCK

Fritz Ruck Ophthalmologische Systeme GmbH establishes strategic equity partnership with Medical Instrument Development Laboratories Ltd. Network Corporate Finance exclusively advised the shareholders and the Company in connection with the transaction.

#Key data

Industry: Healthcare
Client: RUCK
Project type: M&A
Description: Sale to strategic investor
Date: April 2016

Transaction

Fritz Ruck Ophthalmologische Systeme GmbH (“RUCK”) has entered into a strategic alliance with Medical Instrument Development Laboratories Ltd. (“MIDLABS“), a leading American developer and manufacturer of ophthalmic equipment. The partnership includes a significant equity participation in RUCK. The transaction represents an important milestone for RUCK’s internationalization and strengthening of the product offering.


 

The Company

Founded in 1981 RUCK ranks among the leading European full-service providers of ophthalmic surgery solutions. RUCK manufactures proprietary high-end surgery systems for phacovitrectomy and is the only independent supplier of ophthalmic products with own development, service and a broad wholesale offering in Europe. RUCK is a family-run business with a history of 35 years, with 66 employees generating sales of EUR 17m in 2015. 

For additional information on RUCK: www.ruck-gmbh.de

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