In November 2022, Carter Ledyard client CooperVision, Inc. completed its acquisition of SynergEyes, Inc. and its broad range of specialty contact lenses, including proprietary hybrid lenses, which complement CooperVision’s Onefit™ scleral lenses. The acquisition broadens CooperVision’s already extensive product and service range to create a complete portfolio for the treatment of keratoconus and irregular cornea.
CooperVision is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of contact lenses. CooperVision’s Specialty EyeCare team develops, manufactures, and provides access to industry-leading soft and custom rigid gas permeable lens designs, including orthokeratology and scleral lenses to address conditions such as myopia management, irregular cornea, and presbyopia management. CooperVision is a subsidiary of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE), a leading global medical device company operating in the vision care and women’s health care industries.
Carter Ledyard corporate partner Bryan J. Hall, and corporate associates Micaela Conte and Jennifer L. Frank handled this transaction for CooperVision, with assistance from tax partner Melinda Fellner, real estate partner Macculloch M. Irving, and employment law partner Judith Lockhart.