Following Backing From Goldman Sachs, Online Optician Mister Spex Acquires Norway’s


Hot on the heels of a new $40 million round in funding led by U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs, the European online optician Mister Spex has acquired the Norwegian contact lens online retailer This is the startup’s third Scandinavian acquisition after it purchased Sweden’s Lensstore and Loveyewear back in 2013.

However, unlike the eyewear it sells, Mister Spex is being less than transparent about the deal: the acquisition price for Lensit remains undisclosed, and the company was unable to provide further details on what exactly is being acquired, whether this is a cash or stock deal (or both), and whether or not the founders of Lensit are staying on. How very European, you might say…

Meanwhile, Berlin-headquartered Mister Spex is willing to wax lyrical about its financials, announcing that it has generated 65 million Euros of revenue in 2014, up from 47 million in 2013, meaning that the…

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