A team led by Michael Neises, Partner at the Frankfurt office, advised the seller on the sale of M.E.D. Medical Products GmbH (M.E.D.) to Vision Ophthalmology Group (VOG). By acquiring M.E.D., VOG is expanding its range of services, strengthening its value chain, and continuing its expansion. M.E.D. will continue to operate as an independent business.
M.E.D. is a specialist producer of customized procedure packs and disposable products used in ophthalmic surgery. The company, founded in 1997, is based in Karlstein am Main, where all products are developed and produced.
VOG is Europe’s leading independent solutions provider of high-quality ophthalmological products and services. Headquartered in Germany, the company specializes in providing innovative products such as intraocular lenses, cataract surgical kits, consumables, and equipment, and its broad product and services portfolio is applied to diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, refractive corrections, and retina disorders. VOG has direct operations in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Spain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom and maintains a network of distribution partners in several other European markets.
Counsel to Seller of M.E.D. Medical Products GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Michael Neises (Lead)
Irene Braunagel (all Corporate Finance/M&A), all Frankfurt
Jörn Matuszewski (Tax)
Christoph Nöhles, LL.M. (Boston University) (Real Estate), both Düsseldorf