Dentons advises KPS Capital Partners on USD490m acquisition of Brunswick Corporation's fitness brands


Dentons has advised KPS Capital Partners (KPS), a global private equity firm focused on investing across a range of manufacturing industries, on its acquisition of Brunswick Corporation's leading fitness brands, including Life Fitness, for USD490 million.

Brunswick Corporation's fitness brands, including Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, SCIFIT and Brunswick Billiards, manufacture and sell various cardiovascular and strength equipment as well as billiard tables in over 160 countries.

Stephen Levy, partner in Dentons' UK Corporate team, says: "We're pleased to support KPS in its acquisition of Brunswick Corporation's fitness brands – a great match connecting KPS's global expertise and commitment to investing in technology and innovation, to some world-class names in the fitness and gaming arena with long-term growth potential."

The Dentons team, which was led by Stephen Levy, Nigel Webber and James Davison, provided support in non-US jurisdictions. Lead legal transaction and US legal advice was provided by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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