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Industry-Retail Transaction

act legal the Netherlands advises the founder of Oogwereld on the sale of a majority stake to PE Investor AAC Capital to support Oogwereld in its buy-and-build strategy.

Oogwereld is a group of 34 optical retail stores in the middle and high-end segment of the optical retail market. More than 70 optometrists and contact lenses specialists allow the company to offer premium eye care to its loyal customer base. Oogwereld further distinguishes itself from retail chains through an extensive assortment of exclusive frames and superior customer service. Since 2011, the company has grown from 13 stores to 34 stores today, while preserving the local stores' identity and independent character.

Terry Steffens (managing partner) and Edward van Leeuwen Boomkamp (associate) from act legal the Netherlands, Fort Advocaten headed the team.

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