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Antares Supports PRISM Vision Group as It Acquires Eye Care Provider The Retina Group
Tuesday 07 July 2020

US-based private debt credit manager Antares served as joint lead arranger and is acting as administrative agent on USD 330m in senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of The Retina Group of Washington by PRISM Vision Group, a Quad-C Management portfolio company, the firm said.

PRISM Vision Group is one of the largest, independent ophthalmology and retina administrative services organization in the Mid-Atlantic region.

The Retina Group of Washington, is a provider of retinal and macular care in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland.

With approximately USD 27bn of capital under management and administration as of December 31, 2019, Antares is a private debt credit manager and provider of financing solutions for middle-market private equity-backed transactions.

In 2019, Antares issued approximately USD 17bn in financing commitments to borrowers through its robust suite of products including first lien revolvers, term loans and delayed draw term loans, 2nd lien term loans, unitranche facilities and equity investments.

Antares' world-class capital markets experts hold relationships with more than 400 banks and institutional investors allowing the firm to structure, distribute and trade syndicated loans on behalf of its customers.

Since its founding in 1996, Antares has been recognized by industry organizations as a provider of middle market private debt. The company maintains offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Toronto.
Date Published: 07/07/2020