The objective of the transaction is to accelerate Top League’s expansion across Russian regions in the coming years.
Founded in 1995 and led by CEO Alexey Pshenichny, the company is currently the largest sporting goods retailer in Southern Russia and among the Top-3 national retail chains in the sector. The group includes multi-brand stores Top League and Manbition, a B2B sports equipment centre, an online store and mono-brand stores for Nike, Quicksilver and Bosco Sport, as well as discount centres.
The chain currently consists of 55 stores located in 16 cities in Southern, North-Caucasus and Central Federal Districts of Russia, including Krasnodar, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, Stavropol and Voronezh.
Top League has a distribution centre in Domodedovo near Moscow.