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30. December 2014

Fresh Fitness Denmark is now part of Fitness World

Low-cost operator Fitness World has taken over its competitor Fresh Fitness in Denmark. The transaction brings together the two fastest growing fitness chains in the country. The combined company has more than 150 facilities,...[more]

01. October 2014

Happy Fit becomes McFIT

The German fitness provider McFIT acquires its Italian counterpart Happy Fit. The discount provider takes over all 14 Happy Fit branches in Northern Italy including all 80 employees. With more than 1.2 million members McFit is...[more]

30. September 2014

AFINUM acquires Swiss Let's Go Fitness Group

AFINUM Siebte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, advised by M√ľnchener AFINUM Management GmbH, acquires in the course of a succession plan the Swiss Let's Go Fitness Group with headquarters in Lausanne from the two founders....[more]

05. September 2014

Fitness First in Germany for sale?

Today the M&A information service Mergermarket reported that the German part of the UK Fitness First group is for sale. According to the informants the M&A advisor Lincoln International has been assigned to conduct the sale...[more]

24. August 2014

Acquisition of 24 Hour Fitness completed

Mark Smith has stepped into his role as Chief Executive Officer at 24 Hour Fitness finalizing the acquisition, which took place in May earlier this year. At this time the company was acquired from Forstmann Little by a consortium...[more]

21. August 2014

US Fitness Holdings acquires Sport & Health

US Fitness Holdings ("US Fitness") has added Sport & Health to its portfolio of clubs, creating one of the largest health club companies in the country. Since 1973, Sport & Health Clubs have grown to be Washington's largest...[more]

06. August 2014

Ardent Leisure acquires Fitness First Western Australian portfolio

The transaction aims to consolidate Goodlife Health Clubs position as a leading health club chain in Australia[more]

05. August 2014

Nuffield Health takes over nine Virgin Active Clubs

The not-for-profit healthcare organization in the UK extends its offer of hospitals, fitness and wellbeing gyms and other healthcare services[more]

29. July 2014

Sports Direct adds LA Fitness sites to its portfolio

Retailer complements its offering with presence in health and fitness club market[more]

28. July 2014

Equinox buys Sports Club/LA and Reebok Sports Club/NY

The operator boosts its expansion by adding further premium fitness facilities to its portfolio.[more]

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