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Mar 28, 2022
Share Alceon’s private equity unit is stepping up its share of the laser eye surgery market via portfolio company SMS Healthcare. Alceon took a 50 per cent stake in SMS Healthcare late last year, and is helping bankroll its roll-up. iStock The PE shop’s helping bankroll SMS’ acquisition of refractive eye surgery clinic network Lasersight, which has five clinics and has carried out more than 70,000 procedures to date. It’s SMS’ fourth acquisition since taking Alceon’s cash late last year ; the others are also eye surgery clinics, including two in Queensland and one in Victoria. Alceon PE co-head Zac Midalia reckons the purchases make SMS one of the biggest laser eye surgery practice owners in the country. Alceon owns a 50 per cent stake in SMS. SMS other businesses include stakes in day and short stay hospitals, allied health and ophthalmology practices, usually investing alongside practice founders. Anthony Macdonald co-edits Street Talk, specialising in private equity, investment banking, M&A and equity capital markets. He has 10 years' experience as a business journalist and worked at PwC, auditing and advising financial services companies. Connect with Anthony on Twitter . Email Anthony at firstname.lastname@example.org Sarah Thompson has co-edited Street Talk since 2009, specialising in private equity, investment banking, M&A and equity capital markets stories. Prior to that, she spent 10 years in London as a markets and M&A reporter at Bloomberg and Dow Jones. Email Sarah at email@example.com Kanika Sood is a journalist based in Sydney who writes for the Street Talk column. Email Kanika at firstname.lastname@example.org Save
LaserSight Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was LaserSight founded?
LaserSight was founded in 1987.
Where is LaserSight's headquarters?
LaserSight's headquarters is located at 6848 Stapoint Court, Winter Park.
What is LaserSight's latest funding round?
LaserSight's latest funding round is Private Equity - III.
How much did LaserSight raise?
LaserSight raised a total of $38.5M.
Who are the investors of LaserSight?
Investors of LaserSight include LRG Capital Group, TLC Laser Eye Centers, Pequot Venture Capital, EGS Healthcare Capital Partners, Stark Investments and 3 more.