Investment in Silmäasema in Finland

Armada Mezzanine Fund IV has provided mezzanine financing in support of Intera Fund II’s acquisition of Silmäasema Fennica Group.

Silmäasema chain provides a full range of services and products relating to eye care and vision: it provides optical products, optician services, eye disease specialist services, eye surgery services, and eye laboratory services. In addition to 73 optical retail outlets and 48 operator-run outlets, the company offers eye care services at 10 Silmäsairaala eye hospitals in Finland. All stores in the chain offer eye doctor and optician services.

“We are very pleased to be part of this transaction and we have great confidence in both the management and the Intera team. As the second largest optical retailer and the largest eye care provider in Finland, with a one-stop shop approach, Silmäasema has a unique position in the Finnish eye care market and great potential for growth.”, says Ilkka Santti, Partner of Armada Mezzanine.

For more information, please contact:
Ilkka Santti tel. +358 20 775 6582 or +358 40 700 2876 at
Armada Mezzanine Capital Oy, Helsinki