Perfect Gym Acquired by PSG-backed Sport Alliance

 Press Release 

Warsaw, Hamburg, April 2024 

3TS Capital Partners is thrilled to announce the completion of the acquisition of Perfect Gym Solutions by Sport Alliance GmbH, backed by PSG Equity, a premier global private equity firm. 

The acquisition marks a new chapter for Perfect Gym Solutions, a leading international Health Club Management player, serving over 1,800 clubs across 50 countries. Perfect Gym’s breakthrough solutions and market presence complement Sport Alliance’s expertise in studio management and financial services for the fitness industry. The transaction represents a successful exit, generating exceptional returns for Perfect Gym’s financial investors including 3TS Capital Partners, Innovation Nest, and Ipopema FIZ, Alfabeat, Daftcode. GP Bullhound represented the Company in this transaction. 

Founded in 2014 by Polish entrepreneurs Jacek Szlendak and Sebastian Szałachowski, Perfect Gym rapidly expanded its presence in Europe, North America and Australia, providing a cutting-edge platform to optimize member relationships and facility management. The Company’s growth trajectory accelerated following 2017-2018 financing rounds led by 3TS Capital Partners. 3TS played a pivotal role in supporting Perfect Gym’s global expansion and shift in focus towards enterprise clients, resulting in over 4x revenue growth since the original investment, ultimately attracting interest from global players. 

“We welcome PerfectGym into the Sport Alliance group. This is a significant milestone in supporting the fitness industry worldwide on its path towards further digitization. Sebastian and his team bring valuable international expertise and incredible motivation to the group; we are very much looking forward to the journey ahead,” says Daniel Hanelt, CEO of Sport Alliance. 

“PerfectGym has always been committed to shaping the fitness industry and providing leading solutions to enterprise customers and complex sports facilities. In Sport Alliance we have found a partner for growth who shares our mission, and we are eager to continue to expand together,” says Sebastian Szałachowski, CEO of PerfectGym. 

“We are proud to have been part of Perfect Gym’s remarkable international growth story which at exit generated broad interest among global buyers and produced healthy returns to its shareholders ” said Zbigniew Lapinski, Senior Partner at 3TS Capital Partners. He added, “the company’s success is a testament to its innovative solutions and the dedication of its team. We are delighted to see Perfect Gym join forces with Sport Alliance GmbH, funded by PSG and glad to work with GP Bullhound on another solid exit process.” This acquisition represents another very successful exit for 3TS, underscoring the ability to identify and strategically help scale high-potential technology companies into global challengers. 

About 3TS Capital Partners 

Capital Partners is a technology focused growth capital firm investing primarily across Engineering Europe. 3TS provides expansion capital for businesses in sectors including Technology & Internet, Media & Communications and Technology-Enabled Services. The combination of strong financial backing, strategic value-add and extensive networks in Europe and in the US, form the foundation of the 3TS company-building strategy. Investors in the current and past 3TS funds totaling over €450 million include EIF, Tesi, SZTA, Erste, Cisco, OTP, EBRD, AWS, Sitra, KfW, and 3i among others. 

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About PerfectGym Solutions S.A. 

PerfectGym is a global software provider based in Poland, specializing in management solutions for fitness and leisure businesses, serving various sectors, including Leisure, Aquatics, Recreation, Fitness, and Health. Trusted by over 130 fitness chains across 55+ countries, PerfectGym’s scalable platform uses an open API to streamline operations, retain members, and drive business growth by leveraging insights from third-party data sources. With an extensive ecosystem of 50+ technology and payment partners, PerfectGym simplifies and optimizes the overall business management experience. 

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