M&A Deal Summary

ABS Capital Partners and DCA Capital Partners Acquires Superior Vision Services

On February 9, 2007, private equity firms ABS Capital Partners and DCA Capital Partners LP acquired healthcare services company Superior Vision Services, Inc. for 54M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is ABS Capital Partners’ 2nd and DCA Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in the Healthcare Services sector.
  • This is ABS Capital Partners’ 2nd and DCA Capital Partners’ 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is ABS Capital Partners’ 24th and DCA Capital Partners’ 5th transaction in the United States.
  • This is ABS Capital Partners’ 4th and DCA Capital Partners’ 2nd transaction in California.
Investment Fate
  • Superior Vision Services was sold to a financial buyer in 2012.
  • Superior Vision Services was sold to a financial buyer in 2015.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-02-09
Target Superior Vision Services, Inc.
Sector Healthcare Services
Buyer(s) ABS Capital Partners
DCA Capital Partners LP
Deal Type Recapitalization
Deal Value 54M USD

Target

Superior Vision Services, Inc.

Rancho Cordova, California, United States
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Superior Vision Services, Inc. is a provider of vision and eye health solutions to the full spectrum of the vision care marketplace, including groups, health plans and government-sponsored programs. Company care for clients and members by delivering broad and affordable access to vision care, outstanding service and resources to help them make informed vision care choices that offer the greatest value.

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Buyer(S) 2

Buyer

ABS Capital Partners

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1990
PE ASSETS 2.5B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in later-stage growth companies in the healthcare, technology, business services, media and communications sectors. ABS provides capital to help fund growth, provide shareholder liquidity, pursue acquisitions, or to effect a management buyout. The Firm prefers US based business and will consider both majority and minority positions. ABS looks to commit $10 to $30 million per transaction. ABS Capital was formed in 1990 and has offices in Baltimore, Maryland; Waltham, Massachusetts; and San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 61
Sector (Healthcare Services) 2 of 2
Type (Recapitalization) 2 of 3
State (California) 4 of 10
Country (United States) 24 of 60
Year (2007) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-01-01 Familymeds Group

Farmington, Connecticut, United States

Familymeds Group, Inc. operates as a pharmacy and drug distribution provider in the United States.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-04-02 Modular Space Corp.

Berwyn, Pennsylvania, United States

ModSpace is the largest privately held provider of office trailers, portable storage units and modular buildings for temporary or permanent space needs in North America. Building on nearly 50 years of experience, ModSpace serves a diverse set of customers and markets—including commercial, construction, education, government, health care, industrial, energy, disaster relief, franchise and special events—through an extensive branch network across the United States and Canada.

Buy -
Buyer

DCA Capital Partners LP

Roseville, California, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2001
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

DCA Capital Partners LP is the private equity investment affiliate of investment bank DCA Partners. DCA Capital looks to provide expansion capital to growth oriented, mid-sized businesses in underserved markets across California and the Southwest US. DCA typically targets businesses generating sales of $5 to $50 million and can commit up to $10 million per transaction. Sectors of interest include business and financial services, healthcare (services/IT), manufacturing and distribution, technology, media and publishing, and retail. DCA Partners was formed in 2001 and is headquartered in Roseville, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 9
Sector (Healthcare Services) 1 of 1
Type (Recapitalization) 1 of 1
State (California) 2 of 5
Country (United States) 5 of 9
Year (2007) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-04-10 Environmental Support Solutions, Inc.

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Environmental Support Solutions, Inc. is a provider of environmental compliance and operational risk management software solutions to Fortune 1000 enterprises across multiple vertical markets such as energy/power and manufacturing.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-11-29 Decipher, Inc.

Fresno, California, United States

Decipher is a provider of Internet-based marketing research services to corporate clients, providing a solution suite that enables fully web-based data collection, processing, analysis and reporting.

Buy -