Hengeler Mueller advises Waterland on partnership with Fit/One

11. February 2021

Waterland Private Equity is entering into a partnership with German fitness studio chain Fit/One. With currently thirty studios in Germany and Austria and 300 employees, Fit/One is one of the leading cross-regional providers in the fitness industry. The partnership enables Fit/One to continue its current growth trajectory. The previous owners, the Mühleck family, will retain a 50 percent share in Fit/One.

Hengeler Mueller advised Waterland on the transaction. The team was led by partner Daniel Wiegand (M&A) and included partners Matthias Scheifele (Tax), Daniel Illhardt (Corporate) (all Munich), Dirk Uwer (Public Law, Düsseldorf), Christian Hoefs (Employment, Frankfurt) and Thorsten Mäger (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Counsel Patrick Wilkening, Matthias Rothkopf (both IP), Susanne Koch (Public Law/Data Protection) (all Düsseldorf) and Johannes Honzen (Real Estate, Frankfurt) as well as associates Florian Dendl, Florian Braun, Christian Linke, Isabella Stocks (all M&A, Munich), Henning Hilke (Financing, Frankfurt), Sebastian Heinrichs (Frankfurt), Tim Würstlin (Munich) (both Tax), Anja Balitzki (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Carsten Bormann (Public Law/Data Protection, Düsseldorf) and Marius Mayer (Employment, Frankfurt).