Rodenstock is Germany’s leading manufacturer of optical lenses and the No 3 and No 4 in Europe and the world, respectively. It also designs branded frames in partnership with leading global brands. The company enjoys strong brand recognition and a high reputation for technology leadership in its field amongst opticians.

Sector Consumer Office Frankfurt
Acquired 2007 Deal size N/D


Rodenstock generates the majority of its sales in Europe and is in the process of utilising its brand strength and product quality to expand its sales and distribution network to over 80 countries.

Bridgepoint's interest in Rodenstock was transferred to a global institutional investor advised by Compass Partners, in 2016, as part of a sale of certain residual assets in a mature fund.

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