First Germany is pursuing its multi-brand strategy with the acquisition of ElbGym, a brand of high-end performance training gyms from Hamburg, as its turnaround is moving ahead faster than anticipated. ElbGym is a group of three gyms with...Read more
A former marketing director at Nike, Clive Ormerod has been picked to become chief executive at Les Mills International next year, as the fitness class specialist is amplifying investments in Les Mills as a consumer brand. The change marks a form...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
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The launch of a smaller format for Fitness Hut in the next few weeks is anticipated to at least double its potential to 100 gyms around Portugal. After some trials in the last year, the leading Portuguese smart cost operator...Read more
Virgin Active is trialling digital services in Italy, with the launch of a digital coaching service through its app in September and an exercise bike with streamed and on-demand classes to hit the market next month. The...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
In yet another change of fitness group ownership in Switzerland, a majority stake in Let’s Go Fitness has been purchased by Naxicap Partners, a French private investment fund. With 52 clubs and about 50,000 members, Let’s Go Fitness is...Read more
Fitness World has gone ahead with a move into a third market through the acquisition of Basefit.ch, the budget fitness club operator that has been growing steadily around Switzerland. By far the market leader in the saturated Danish market,...Read more
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