Specs Optical Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1985

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

Specs Optical General Information


Retailer of eyewear based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company provides eyewear for sports, sun and reading as well as eye examinations, follow-up care services, lens fitting, eyewear repair and frame and lens consultation, thereby helping customers in the selection of eyewear that matches their needs, lifestyle and personality.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Therapeutic Devices
Clinics/Outpatient Services
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 2204 Hennepin Avenue South
  • Minneapolis, MN 55405
  • United States
+1 (612) 000-0000

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Specs Optical Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Specs Optical Executive Team (1)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Susan Kistler Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Member
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Specs Optical FAQs

  • When was Specs Optical founded?

    Specs Optical was founded in 1985.

  • Who is the founder of Specs Optical?

    Susan Kistler is the founder of Specs Optical.

  • Who is the CEO of Specs Optical?

    Susan Kistler is the CEO of Specs Optical.

  • Where is Specs Optical headquartered?

    Specs Optical is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

  • What industry is Specs Optical in?

    Specs Optical’s primary industry is Specialty Retail.

  • Is Specs Optical a private or public company?

    Specs Optical is a Private company.

  • What is Specs Optical’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Specs Optical is 000000.

  • When was Specs Optical acquired?

    Specs Optical was acquired on 24-Jan-2014.

  • Who acquired Specs Optical?

    Specs Optical was acquired by Luxury Optical Holdings.

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