Daily News: July 22, 2014

Tiger Group to Conduct American Optical Services Assets Auction

By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Group’s Remarketing Services Division will conduct an online sale of ophthalmic and optical equipment, designer eyeglass frames, and other assets of Las Vegas-based eyewear specialists American Optical Services.

Online bidding opened July 21, 2014, at www.SoldTiger.com and will close in rapid succession, live auction style, on July 28, 2014 beginning at 1030 a.m. (ET). Previews of the various assets being offered will be held July 25 and July 26 at 12 locations operating under various names in Texas, Colorado, Florida, Pennsylvania and California.

“There’s no better way for opticians, optometric and ophthalmic offices to obtain equipment and frames at a discount,” said Jeff Tanenbaum, president of Tiger Remarketing Services. “Equipment buyers can feel confident in purchasing these pre-owned assets, as the AOS offices were thriving practices just weeks ago. Whether interested in major equipment, small instruments, eyeglass frames or fixtures, there’s something for every optical practice in this sale.”

Key assets featured in the online auction include more than 20,000 designer frames, and significant optical and ophthalmic equipment such as visual field perimeters, refractor keratometers, auto lensometers, patternless edgers, stereofundusmydratic cameras and lasers manufactured by such well-known companies as Gerber, Humphrey Zeiss, Topcon, Santinelli and Lumenis, The sale also includes medical office equipment, furniture and showroom fixtures. For a full catalog of the items offered, locations for previews of individual items, and details on how to schedule a site visit and bid, go to www.SoldTiger.com.