Just a few days after it finalised the acquisition of Life Fitness, KPS Capital Partners has appointed Chris Clawson to return as chief executive of the fitness equipment company, taking over from Jason Worthy. As president of Life Fitness for...Read more
The disruption caused by digital fitness platforms has been the talk of the industry for several years, but the stock market could put a clearer value on it in the months ahead, since Peloton Interactive is heading for a much-hyped initial public...Read more
Life Fitness wants to lean on the resources of KPS Capital Partners to fix its operations and fuel product innovation, after the private equity firm agreed last week to buy the fitness equipment maker for $490 million in cash. “KPS will help us...Read more
About 170 jobs should be cut at Kettler, as part of a conditional offer from Lafayette Mittelstand Capital to acquire the German fitness equipment maker out of insolvency proceedings. Lafayette is a private equity firm from Frankfurt specialised...Read more
Precor could benefit from extra resources in China, its second-largest market, after the supervisory board of the fitness equipment maker’s owner approved an all-cash offer formally issued by a Chinese-led consortium valuing it at €4.6 billion...Read more
Jason Worthy has been appointed as president of the Life Fitness division at Brunswick Corporation. In a sudden change announced today, the group said Worthy is taking over with immediate effect from Jaime Irick, a former executive from GE Lighting...Read more
Technogym is developing contents as a means to leverage the reach of its connected platform, the Italian equipment maker said while reporting ample increases in sales and profits for the first half of this year. “The platform will soon be...Read more
The prospective ownership of Precor has been under intense discussion in the last few days, after Amer Sports suggested that it could study standalone options for its fitness division –and then confirmed that it had been approached with a...Read more
Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany have been picked as the most probable next targets for the European expansion of Peloton, the company revealed after a fundraising of no less than $550 million that reportedly valued the company at about $4.15...Read more
Kettler is battling to push through financial restructuring measures in partnership with an investor, Altera Capital, after earlier negotiations broke down and the German fitness equipment maker filed for insolvency under its own administration –...Read more
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