Mooreland Partners advises HumanWare institutional shareholders on sale of shares to Essilor

Mooreland Partners advises HumanWare institutional shareholders on sale of shares to Essilor

Quebec, Canada /Charenton-le-Pont, France- October 22, 2013–Mooreland Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Jolimont Capital and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Quebec, the institutional shareholders of Technologies Humanware Inc. (“Humanware”) on the partial sale of their shares to Essilor International (“Essilor”). Essilor has acquired a majority interest in Humanware.

Headquartered in Quebec, Humanware is a world leader in the design and distribution of electronic assistance products for the blind and vision impaired. The world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. This is the 17th transaction advised by Mooreland since the start of 2013 and illustrates Mooreland’s global leadership in providing strategic advice to technology companies in cross-border transactions.