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BVI Acquires Ophthalmic Company PhysIOL from TA Associates

March 07, 2019

London – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, has advised Barings Global Advisers Limited, a leading global investment management firm, in respect of the second lien financing supporting the acquisition of PhysIOL Group SA by BVI (Beaver-Visitec International).  BVI is an existing portfolio company of TPG Capital.  PhysIOL was sold to BVI by European private equity sponsor, TA Associates.

BVI is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of specialised surgical devices and custom procedure packs for the ophthalmic marketplace.  PhysIOL is a Belgium-based ophthalmic company specialising in the research, development, and manufacture of intraocular lenses (IOLs).
A cross-border Paul Hastings team was led by London finance partner

, with finance partners  and  assisting from New York.  Other members of the team included tax partner  (New York) and senior tax associate  (London), together with associates , , and .

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.

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