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Roark Capital Acquires Fitness Connection

Paul, Weiss is representing Atlanta-based private equity firm Roark Capital in its acquisition of Fitness Connection from LNK Partners. Fitness Connection is a leader in the high-value low-price (HVLP) fitness segment, and has more than 500,000 members across 41 health clubs in Texas, North Carolina and Nevada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Jeffrey Marell and Monica Thurmond and counsel Daniel Layfield and David Epstein; tax partners Scott Sontag and Patrick Karsnitz and counsel Mashiho Yuasa; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; and antirust counsel Marta Kelly.

February 4, 2019

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