• Nexeye Logo Fc 500Px
    Benelux / Private Equity



    Founded in 1982 and headquartered in the Netherlands, Nexeye is a market leading value-for-money optical retailer in the Benelux with a presence in Sweden. The company offers a range of private label and branded spectacles, as well as hearing aids, contact lenses and sunglasses, at average price points significantly below its major competitors.

    Nexeye is one of the most well-known optical retailers in its core markets, with a high level of brand awareness and customer loyalty that will benefit from long term macro-growth dynamics.


    • Leading value-for-money retailer in eyewear products and hearing aids
    • Benefits from long-term, macro growth dynamics including an aging population and an increasing consumer focus on value-for-money
    • Fragmented European optical retail market presents significant opportunities for growth
    "By working together to the maximum extent under the common nexeye banner and sharing knowledge and resources with each other, we aim to accelerate the growth of our current and future labels, creating value for all our stakeholders." Bart van den Nieuwenhof, CEO, nexeye

    Regulatory information 
    This transaction involved a recommendation of 3i Investments plc, advised by 3i Benelux.

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