DALLAS, TX, June 5, 2019 — Riata Capital Group (“Riata”) announced that its portfolio company Acuity Eyecare Group (“Acuity”), an owner and operator of leading North American eyecare groups and optometry practices, has acquired a new regional eyecare practice, Gale’s Vision Source, a single location practice in Solon, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. Gale’s Vision Source has proudly served their community since 1973 with an experienced team of compassionate eye care professionals offering a range of comprehensive products and services.
Acuity owns over 100 locations across 8 states under 10 different local brands, as well as a large, full-service digital lab operation, The First Look Lab, located outside of St. Louis, Missouri. The Company expects to grow to over 150 locations by early 2020.
Eric Anderson, CEO of Acuity Eyecare Group, said, “We are very pleased with our recent acquisition of Gale’s Vision Source. They are a natural addition to the Acuity portfolio as their long-standing reputation for providing high quality, patient-focused services makes them a perfect fit with our team’s vision as caring eye care providers in our local communities.”
“We are excited to share the news of our continued portfolio expansion and proud to have Gale’s Vision Source join our Acuity team.” said Bret Davis, VP Corporate Development, “The industry’s enthusiastic response to our market-leading eye care platform is fueling our growth momentum.”
About Gale’s Vision Source
Dr. David J. Gale, O.D., founded Gale’s Vision Source in 1973 in Solon, Ohio. Gale’s Vision Source is known in the Solon community as a leading provider of vision care products and customer service. They offer comprehensive eye exams and several cutting-edge vision care services, including pediatric eye health care, dry eye relief, eye disease treatment, and orthokeratology. Gale’s Vision Source also offers a broad selection of quality eyewear and contacts. For more information, please visit www.galesvisionsource.com