ORIX Leveraged Finance Provides Unitranche Credit Facility to Support Growth of Luxury Optical Holdings

  ORIX Leveraged Finance Provides Unitranche Credit Facility to Support Growth
  of Luxury Optical Holdings

Business Wire

DALLAS -- December 10, 2013

ORIX Leveraged Finance announced today the closing of a unitranche debt
facility for Luxury Optical Holdings. Proceeds were used to consummate several
acquisitions and provide liquidity for the company’s future growth. ORIX
Leveraged Finance served as lead arranger, administrative agent and sole
lender.

Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Luxury Optical Holdings is a national
retailer of luxury proprietary-branded and third-part optical frames, lenses
and sunglasses. The company is principally owned by DLJ Merchant Banking and
Goode Partners. Ted Thorp, Co-Head of ORIX Leveraged Finance, said, "We are
excited to team up with DLJ Merchant Banking and Goode Partners to support
their investment in Luxury Optical Holdings. Our unitranche credit facility is
structured to provide a flexible capital solution to achieve the various
growth avenues identified by the company and ownership group.”

Michael Stanley, Vice President at Goode Partners, credited ORIX Leveraged
Finance with putting together a creative capital structure. He noted, “This is
our first transaction with ORIX. They really impressed us with their ability
to move quickly and deliver an aggressive one-stop financing. The flexible
structure will allow Luxury Optical Holdings to capitalize on the exciting
growth opportunities available to the company.”

“We are excited to have the support of ORIX as we continue to execute on the
company’s growth plans," said Glenn Reisch, President of Luxury Optical
Holdings.

About ORIX Leveraged Finance

ORIX Leveraged Finance, a business unit of ORIX USA Corporation, is a capital
solutions provider focused on senior debt facilities and equity co-investments
in well-managed small and mid-sized businesses in all industry sectors
throughout the United States. For more information about ORIX Leveraged
Finance, visit www.orixleveragedfinance.com. ORIX USA Corporation is a
Dallas-based financial conglomerate with more than 1,400 employees and primary
offices in Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, Columbus and Minneapolis. ORIX USA
holds approximately $6 billion of assets and manages an additional $25
billion. ORIX USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX Corporation, a
Tokyo-based, publicly owned international financial services company with
operations in 28 countries worldwide. ORIX Corporation is listed on the Tokyo
(8591) and New York Stock Exchanges (IX). For more information on ORIX USA,
visit www.orix.com.

Contact:

For ORIX Leveraged Finance:
Shelby Sabin Menczer, 972-931-7576 x353
Shelby@pharrpr.com