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Menicon acquires Rose K, the world's largest brand for keratoconus

[ Oct 15, 2008 ]

Press Release

Nagoya, Japan, 15 October 2008 - Menicon Co., Ltd. and Rose K International Limited announce that the two companies reached an agreement for Menicon to acquire 100% of the ownership of Rose K, effective as of 1 October 2008. With this acquisition, Dr. Paul Rose and Mr. Ian Jennings, founders and owners of Rose K International Limited, who have grown the Rose K business from little New Zealand to a global business that has established the Rose K lens as the market leader for keratoconus, will join the global Menicon group and continue to act as the main figures of the global Rose K operations. Menicon will allocate a substantial amount of resources to further grow the Rose K business world-wide, while maintaining and reinforcing the business relation with the existing labs. With the new acquisition, Menicon continue its global expansion on the GP contact lens segment.

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Categories : Keratoconus , Company Mergers / Acquisitions , Press Release

Imperial Optical Becomes a CIBA VISION™ CAN/DO Authorized Distributor

[ Sep 22, 2008 ]
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