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02. November 2017

Basic-Fit reaches almost 1.5 million members

Over the first nine months of 2017 Basic-Fit reported revenue of EUR 238 million. This is an increase of 26% compared to the EUR 189 million in the same period in 2016. The increase is explained by the increase in memberships (up...[more]


Holmes Place acquires HealthCity clubs

Holmes Place bought two HealthCity clubs in Düsseldorf and Essen as of October 1st 2017. The international premium operator has increased the number of clubs it operates in Germany to 14. For the Netherlands-based HealthCity...[more]

04. October 2017

Holmes Place acquires Virgin Active Iberia

Holmes Place the European brand of premium health clubs formalized at the 2nd of October the acquisition of Virgin Active Iberia, which has four clubs in Portugal and eight in Spain. Holmes Place started its activity in the...[more]

29. September 2017

MIGROS Launches Budget Brand "Only Fitness"

"An optimum training for a small budget" promises the new brand "Only Fitness" which with Migros Aare and other cooperatives enter the budget segment of the Swiss fitness market; the first "Only Fitness" club opens in Berne on 29...[more]

17. July 2017

Just Fit keeps growing

By taking over two fitness clubs from fitness provider HealthCity, Just Fit expands its business to 23 clubs with about 65,000 members.[more]


From 4everFITNESS to FIT/ONE

FIT/ONE, the fitness brand of Harlekin Spiel- und Unterhaltungsautomaten Betriebsgesellschaft mbH, acquired the fitness chain 4everFITNESS in the first half of 2017. The target operates four different facilities in Fürth,...[more]


ACTIV FITNESS acquires Silhouette Fitness

Silhouette Wellness SA was acquired by ACTIV FITNESS AG as of 09 May 2017. The operations comprised 20 Silhouette fitness clubs as well as two Pure fitness clubs. The 22 fitness facilities will keep their brand names and the...[more]


Let’s Go Fitness steers growth course

During the last two and a half years, the Swiss fitness club operator Let's Go Fitness increased its club portfolio by 20 clubs resulting in a total of currently 48 clubs. The majority of the facilities (13) were added to the...[more]

07. April 2017

ACTIC Fitness goes public

Actic Group AB, a North European fitness club operator, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. The offering was multiple times over-subscribed. The sale of about 62% of the shares valued the...[more]

20. March 2017

Mehr als 10 Millionen Mitglieder in Fitness-Studios

Die Zahl der Mitglieder der Fitnessanlagen in Deutschland stieg erstmals über die Marke von 10 Millionen. Ende 2016 erhöhte sich die Zahl der Mitglieder in Fitness-Studios um 6,6 Prozent auf 10,08 Millionen. Der Anteil an der...[more]

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