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Acuity Eyecare Group Acquires A Regional Player in Iowa

DALLAS, TX, January 17, 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, Family Eyecare of Winterset, a single location practice based in Winterset, Iowa. Family Eyecare of Winterset has a longstanding reputation of providing superior patient care and satisfaction.

Acuity owns nearly 90 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 the end of 2019.

Eric Anderson, CEO of Acuity Eyecare Group, said, “We are pleased to add Family Eyecare of Winterset to our growing Acuity team. This acquisition is fully aligned with Acuity’s strategy to continue to build regional density in established geographies with practices that share our strong commitment to patient care. Family Eyecare of Winterset complements our International Eyecare (IEC) brand’s geographic footprint and our dedication to excellence in meeting our patients’ needs.”

“Family Eyecare of Winterset is a terrific addition to our existing presence in Iowa and overall Acuity portfolio.” said Bret Davis, VP Corporate Development, “We are committed to continuing our growth momentum in 2019 and beyond and look forward to sharing more news about future acquisitions.”


About Family Eyecare of Winterset

Founded in 2007, Family Eyecare of Winterset consists of one office in Winterset, Iowa. Known for high quality, personalized service and the best in vision care, Family Eyecare of Winterset offers comprehensive eye exams, vision therapy treatment programs, and refractive surgery consultations. Family Eyecare of Winterset also offers a broad assortment of fashionable prescription and non-prescription eye glasses, sunglasses and sport lenses, as well as contact lenses. For more information, please visit