Press Release

Kirkland Represents VSP Vision on Acquisition of Professional Eye Care Associates of America

Kirkland & Ellis advised VSP Vision, the first and only national not-for-profit vision benefits company and one of the largest vision insurance providers in the United States, on its acquisition of Professional Eye Care Associates of America, the nation’s largest community of independent eye care professionals, from Nautic Partners. The two organizations are uniting to ensure the continued success and growth of private practice with a shared vision to support independent eye care. 

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Frances Dales and Rajab Abbassi and associates Yash Nair and Asal Yunusov, debt finance partner Josh Peary, executive compensation partners Rohit Nafday and John Kleinjan, tax partner Polina Liberman and associate Ashley Flor, healthcare regulatory partner Dennis Williams and associates Olivia Seraphim and Maureen Gallagher, intellectual property partner Joanna Schlingbaum and associate Aseem Jha, labor and employment partner Sydney Jones and associate Kayla Davis, employee benefits partner Matthew Antinossi and associate Mackenzie Packard, international trade and national security partner Daniel Gerkin and associate Brad Dumbacher, environmental associate Courtney Tibbetts, and antitrust partners Matthew Wheatley and Samantha Morelli and associate Lauren Taylor.