Viva Leisure to acquire six Pinnacle Health Clubs in Victoria

SYDNEY: Viva Leisure Limited, a leading, technology-focused Australian health club owner, has executed a binding business sale agreement for six Pinnacle health clubs for consideration of between $6.05 million and $6.25 million depending on various completion conditions.

Viva Leisure to acquire six Pinnacle Health Clubs in Victoria 1
Strategically compelling acquisition in line with Viva Leisure’s stated strategy of expansion

A minimum of 6,500 members are to be acquired. The Acquisition strengthens Viva Leisure’s presence in Victoria from 8 locations to 14 locations. The acquisition is expected to be completed within the next 60 days.

Viva Leisure’s CEO and Managing Director, Harry Konstantinou said: “The acquisition of Pinnacle health clubs expands on and continues to cement Viva Leisure’s position as a leading and fast-growing health club owner and operator in the Australian market. In addition, the acquisition will strengthen and double Viva Leisure’s Victorian metropolitan presence and will provide further synergies such as marketing.

The Pinnacle business is a highly complementary business to Viva Leisure, and provides attractive membership options which could be rolled out through the rest of the Viva Leisure network.”

The Acquisition represents a historic FY19 EBITDA multiple of 3.0 times pre-synergies for the five locations operating in FY19 plus reimbursement of costs ($1.0 million) for the sixth club and capital improvements during the COVID lockdown period.

The six locations to be acquired 1.Caribbean Park 2.Mulgrave 3.Oakley 4.Parkdale 5.Scoresby 6.Upwey.

Founded in 2004, Viva Leisure operates health clubs (gymnasiums) within the health and leisure industry. Viva Leisure’s mission is to connect health and fitness to as many people as possible and aims to provide its members with affordable, accessible and awesome facilities. Viva Leisure offers customers several different membership options and a range of different types of facilities from big-box fitness facilities to boutique fitness facilities.

The Company currently operates 91 health clubs within the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, together with the master franchise for the Plus Fitness group of approximately 200 clubs.

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