Ober Scharrer Group (“OSG”) is a leading provider of outpatient treatment for major causes of blindness and visual impairment, offering diagnosis as well as surgical and non-invasive treatment of eye disorders in c. 80 locations across Germany.

OSG, founded in 1982, is a recognised innovator in the field of ophthalmology, providing state-of-the-art medical care of the highest quality to both public and private patients. The Group specialises in eye surgeries such as cataract operations and Intravitreal Operative Medication (IVOM) application for degenerative eye disorders, with more than 90,000 surgical procedures performed annually. In addition, OSG offers diagnostic and non-invasive treatments, catering to the wellbeing of over 500,000 patients every year.  

Nordic Capital Fund IX acquired OSG in April 2018. The ambition is to support the further development of OSG in line with its current strategy of providing innovative medical care of the highest quality.


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Revenues 2019*

EUR 260 million

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Nordic Capital Fund IX, controlling shareholding

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Head office

Fürth, Germany

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