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30. November 2015
Fitness:

Bridges Ventures acquires Spanish low lost operator Viva Gym

Viva is a chain of low-cost gyms with with 60,000 members across 16 sites in 11 Spanish cities. This is Bridges’ first investment in mainland Europe, and the eighth from Bridges’ Sustainable Growth Fund III. It builds on the...[more]


09. November 2015
Fitness:

The Gym completes successful IPO

The Gym has successfully completed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, making it the only listed gym company on the LSE. The company raised GBP 125 million from new investors, which...[more]


15. September 2015
Fitness:

Let's Go Fitness acquires Fit-Plus

The Let's Go Fitness Group, headquartered in Lausanne, takes over Fit-Plus Sàrl, located in Villars-sur-Glane near Fribourg, as part of a succession plan. The number of operated fitness centers in western Switzerland increases to...[more]


Fitness:

Two strong partners merge

basefit.ch acquires FITmade and strengthens its position as one of the leading budget fitness chains in Switzerland.[more]


Fitness:

Planet Fitness files for Initial Public Offering

The initial public offering of the fitness chain Planet Fitness from the USA is planned to raise up to USD 100 million for the company’s current owners.[more]


12. June 2015
Golf:

GolfCity Relies on Crowd Funding

GolfCity starts a crowd investing offer to finance the new course in Puchheim near Munich. The company addresses the investment in the first place to its own approximately 20,000 customers.[more]


01. June 2015
Fitness:

Pure Gym acquires LA fitness

Pure Gym has completed the acquisition of LA Fitness and its 43 fitness clubs, in a combination that will extend the availability of affordable fitness centres to people across Britain, particularly in London and the South East....[more]


Fitness:

Verium acquires share in basefit.ch

A group of investors represented by Verium acquires a share in basefit.ch AG, one of the leading budget fitness chains in German-speaking Switzerland[more]


29. April 2015
Fitness:

Fitness World sold to FSN Capital

Denmark's largest fitness chain Fitness World is taken over by Norwegian private equity fund FSN Capital. Founder Henrik Rossing, who had owned about three quarters of the shares before the transaction, will retain a minority...[more]


27. April 2015
Fitness:

ClassPass acquires fitmob

Leading players join forces to bring consumers and businesses together.[more]


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