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11 February 2014

Private equity backed low-cost gym groups to merge

Private equity-backed fitness companies Gym Group and PureGym are to merge, creating a £300m business, with over 100 centres across the UK.

27 August 2013

Business Growth Fund backs low cost gym chain Xercise4Less

The UK’s Business Growth Fund (BGF) has backed budget gym chain Xercise4Less with a £5m investment.

6 August 2013

Nord Holding buys majority stake in German fitness chain Jumpers Group

Mid-market investment firm Nord Holding has acquired Germany-based fitness chain Jumpers Group, taking a 65 per cent stake.

26 October 2012

WJ Partners recapitalises Pure Barre Franchising

purre-barre_sq South Carolina lower mid-market buyout house WJ Partners has recapitalised Pure Barre Franchising, a company that operates in the rapidly-growing barre based fitness industry.

20 September 2012

Capital Dynamics joins North Castle for Curves

Private equity firm Capital Dynamics has joined North Castle Partners's in its investment in fitness club franchisor Curves International.

11 September 2012

North Castle takes stake in fitness club franchisor Curves

Health and fitness-focused private equity firm North Castle Partners and undisclosed co-investors have made an investment in fitness club franchisor Curves International.

16 August 2012

Ropart-backed ViSalus files for $175m IPO

Private equity-backed weight-loss company ViSalus is planning a $175m IPO following a marked increase in earnings over the past two years.

30 July 2012

August Capital leads $15.6m Series C for data services company Netpulse

health-fitness-gym-exercise-bike California-based data services company Netpulse has raised $15.6m in Series C funding led by August Capital, with current investors Javelin Venture Partners, DFJ Frontier and Parkview Ventures also participating.


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