Cases & Deals

Essilor acquires 50 percent of Shamir Optical for $130 million

Client(s) Essilor International

Jones Day advised Essilor International in its acquisition of 50 percent of Shamir Optical Industry Ltd., an Israeli provider of innovative products and technology to the ophthalmic lens industry, through a 13E-3 going private transaction, for $130 million.

In addition to M&A representation, Jones Day provided antitrust and capital markets advice regarding this transaction.