Press Release

Kirkland Advises Ares Management Corporation on Acquisition of Majority Stake in Point Vision Group

Kirkland & Ellis is advising funds managed by Ares Management Corporation (“Ares”) on the acquisition of a majority stake in Point Vision Group, the leading national network of ophthalmology centers in France, from Abenex. As part of the acquisition, Ares will become the majority shareholder with Bpifrance acquiring a minority stake alongside the founders of Point Vision Group who are reinvesting in the company.

Read Point Vision press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Vincent Ponsonnaille and associates Guillaume Nivault, Marion Callot and Etienne Vautier; tax partners Nadine Gelli and Sonia Bouaffassa and investment funds partners Sean J. Hill and Ed Kirby.