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The Club Company taken over by US investor Lone Star

Just a week after it bought Jurys Inn hotel group as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal, US-based private equity firm Lone Star has been announced as the new majority owner of country club and golf club provider The Club Company.

Lone Star has acquired a 95 per cent stake in the business for an undisclosed sum, with financing provided by Broadhaven Credit Partners. The Club Company was previously owned by a combination of private investors and Irish private equity house Boundary Capital.

According to a statement, Lone Star has confirmed its backing for the current management team and will be providing further funds to grow the group as and when opportunities arise.

The Club Company currently operates 10 sites and has indicated that it is exploring internal development opportunities where planning permission is in place, as well as looking at suitable acquisitions.

“We are looking forward to growing and further developing the business with the strong support of Lone Star,” CEO Thierry Delsol told Leisure Opportunities.

“The financial backing of our new partner will allow us to develop existing planning permission within the portfolio, as well as looking at acquisition opportunities.”

Just a week after it bought Jurys Inn hotel group as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal, US-based private equity firm Lone Star has been announced as the new majority owner of country club and golf club provider The Club Company.
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The Club Company taken over by US investor Lone Star

Just a week after it bought Jurys Inn hotel group as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal, US-based private equity firm Lone Star has been announced as the new majority owner of country club and golf club provider The Club Company.

Lone Star has acquired a 95 per cent stake in the business for an undisclosed sum, with financing provided by Broadhaven Credit Partners. The Club Company was previously owned by a combination of private investors and Irish private equity house Boundary Capital.

According to a statement, Lone Star has confirmed its backing for the current management team and will be providing further funds to grow the group as and when opportunities arise.

The Club Company currently operates 10 sites and has indicated that it is exploring internal development opportunities where planning permission is in place, as well as looking at suitable acquisitions.

“We are looking forward to growing and further developing the business with the strong support of Lone Star,” CEO Thierry Delsol told Leisure Opportunities.

“The financial backing of our new partner will allow us to develop existing planning permission within the portfolio, as well as looking at acquisition opportunities.”

Just a week after it bought Jurys Inn hotel group as part of a £680m (US$1.02bn, €909m) deal, US-based private equity firm Lone Star has been announced as the new majority owner of country club and golf club provider The Club Company.
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Bulmershe Leisure Centre, run by Places Leisure, is providing its community with state-of-the-art fitness machines from Octane Fitness
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Research
Regular sessions of new-generation yoga can help tackle the lockdown blues, increase sleep quality and boost mental health
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Venueserve Fitness enables clubs to offer white-label content streaming to optimise capacity and member engagement
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Butt, bottom, booty, bum – whatever you call it, working the backside is a vital part of the balance, power and wellbeing equation and has been ignored for too long, as Tom Tawell reports
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Opinion: Sealing the Leaky Bucket – 7 Research-Based Tips for Retaining New Members in January 2021
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Featured supplier: Frame launches new, streamlined digital offering, powered by Fisikal
When facing lockdown restrictions, Frame successfully adapted its in-club experience to an online offering for members.
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Featured supplier: Not all fitness content is equal
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
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Red Light Therapy
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Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Exercise equipment
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Gym flooring
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