The transaction, whose closing is still subject to legal and regulatory approvals, aims to help the company continue to grow, both via operational improvements and a health club roll-out programme.
Founded in 1981, Actic currently has 143 health and fitness clubs and around 200,000 members in six countries. Its core markets are Sweden, Norway and Germany, mainly in small and medium-sized cities. In addition to this, it operates in Finland, Iceland and Austria. The company was acquired by FSN Capital in 2007.
Headed by CEO Anders Carlson, Actic had sales amounting to SEK 575m in 2011.