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27. September 2018

myClubs takes over Swiss gym network Gymhopper

With over 700 contractual partners, myClubs is the largest sports aggregator in Austria and Switzerland. The Viennese company is now further expanding its market leadership with the purchase of the Swiss fitness center network...[more]

28. June 2018

SATS Group acquires Fitness DK

PARKEN Sport & Entertainment has today signed an agreement to sell Fitness DK to Nordens largest fitness player, SATS Group, which is owned by the Altor Fund III and TryghedsGruppen. Park Sport & Entertainment wishes, with the...[more]

22. June 2018

PureGym acquires Soho Gyms

PureGym has completed the acquisition of Soho Gyms and its 10 fitness clubs, all of which are based in prime London locations and are highly complementary to PureGym’s existing estate. PureGym will convert all of the Soho Gyms...[more]

06. June 2018

eGym acquires qualitrain completely

The company eGym GmbH now completely takes over qualitrain GmbH in Ritterhude, Lower Saxony. Even today, many gyms within the qualitrain network are equipped with fully electronic eGym weight machines or partner devices from...[more]

22. March 2018

eGym to acquire Netpulse

The German high-tech fitness company eGym, based in Munich, announced today, that it will acquire the entire mobile application business of Netpulse Inc., based in San Francisco, the leading provider of customized apps for...[more]

20. March 2018

The Gym Group with accelerated profitable growth

Gym Group plc, which currently has 130 clubs, is one of the leading operators in the low budget segment in the UK, announces its results for the year ended December 31, 2017: Revenue of £91.4 million, an increase of 24.3% and...[more]

13. March 2018

Basic-Fit reports strong growth in revenue and profit

Revenue increased by 26% to €326 million, Like-for-like revenue of mature clubs increased by 1.3% to €135 million, Other revenue increased by 31% to €7.2 million (2016: €5.5 million) due to increased demand for day passes and...[more]

10. January 2018

Urban Sports Club übernimmt vierten Wettbewerber

Mit einer weiteren Erfolgsmeldung startet Urban Sports Club ins neue Jahr: Das Münchner Startup FITrate, Mitbewerber und vor allem im Süden Deutschlands bekannt, schließt sich dem deutschen Marktführer für Sport-Flatrates an....[more]

07. January 2018
Fitness, edelhelfer:

3.5 million exercise at Top 10

Mannheim, January 08, 2018 – The demand for fitness offerings remains on a high level. This becomes evident in the latest edelhelfer analysis of leading club operators in Germany. The ten biggest fitness operators according to...[more]

04. November 2017

Pure Gym to be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners

Pure Gym Ltd (“Pure Gym”) and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) announced that they have entered into a binding agreement under which affiliates of LGP, a leading US buyout firm, will acquire a controlling interest in Pure...[more]

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