The addition of the leading fitness software provider serving the boutique and studio industry allows ABC Fitness Solutions to amplify its global reach and serve fitness businesses of any size, anywhere.
SMALL ROCK, Ark. and DUBLIN, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ABC Fitness Solutions (ABC), the leading provider of technology and related services to the fitness industry, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Glofox, one of the leading fitness management platforms. fastest growing serving the boutique gym and studio sector. The strategic combination dramatically expands ABC’s global reach and amplifies its ability to serve fitness organizations of all sizes with a company that shares its values, commitment to its teams and customers, and proven track record in developing solutions. innovations that enable fitness operators to thrive. The transaction is expected to close later this year.
Glofox was founded by a former professional rugby player Conor O’Loughlinand his colleagues Finn Hegarty and Anthony Kelly, and all three will continue to be leaders of the combined company. Glofox is widely recognized as an innovator in management software, helping fitness brands build and grow successful businesses. Its all-in-one platform allows users to manage all aspects of their business with a streamlined, easy-to-use experience for members and staff. Its team of 220 people serves customers in more than 80 countries in 17 languages around the world. Like ABC, it provides solutions covering all aspects of running a fitness business, from customer acquisition to billing management, from business intelligence to member engagement.
Growing stronger together, the technical capabilities, reach and values of ABC and Glofox amplify each other, enabling both to continue their mission to help people around the world on their health, fitness, and health journeys. and well-being. Together, they will support more than 31 million members at more than 24,000 fitness centers with technical solutions that put the member at the center of the experience.
“We are delighted to welcome Glofox to ABC Fitness Solutions. Its suite of solutions, its focus on the gym and studio industry and its impressive international reach are compelling and will help solidify ABC’s position as a leading provider. of truly global solutions within the fitness industry,” said Bill Davis, CEO of ABC Fitness Solutions. “When combined with our existing strength in the North and Latin Americatogether with our market-leading software solutions for the personal trainer and commercial fitness club industries, we now have a combined offering that is greater than the sum of its parts and unmatched by any company in the industry.”
The deal follows the successful strategic acquisitions and integration of Trainerize, GymSales and FitnessBI that have helped enhance ABC’s best-in-class club management software solutions, leading to ABC IGNITE, its next generation and most progress to date. From personal trainers to yoga studios, boutique gyms to commercial fitness clubs, the addition of Glofox means ABC can now service any size fitness provider in the world.
“We are thrilled to be part of ABC, a company that has pioneered the fitness industry for over 40 years,” said Conor O’Loughlin, CEO and co-founder of Glofox. “Being able to align with a partner who shares the same purpose and values and who can provide additional resources to drive innovation and accelerate international growth is a huge benefit to our team and our customers. As part of ABC Fitness Solutions, Glofox has an extremely exciting future, and we look forward to taking the combined business to the next level.”
Service to current customers will remain ABC and Glofox’s top priority and each will continue to focus on the respective fitness industries they serve.
About ABC Fitness Solutions
ABC Fitness Solutions (abcfitness.com) is the leading provider of software and related services for the health and fitness industry. Built on a reputation for excellence in supporting clubs and their members, ABC is the trusted provider for enhancing performance and creating a total fitness experience for club members of all sizes, whether whether it’s a national franchise, a regional chain or a local gym. Founded in 1981, ABC helps more than 20,000 clubs and facilities in 75 countries perform better and more profitably, by offering a complete SaaS (Software as a Service) club management solution that enables club operators to achieve optimal performance. ABC Fitness Solutions is a Thomas Bravo holding company, a private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology companies (thomabravo.com).
Glofox is the innovative management software solution that helps visionary fitness brands build successful and growing businesses. The all-in-one platform replaces outdated and overly complicated systems with a streamlined, easy-to-use experience for members and staff. Designed to address the complexities of running independent fitness businesses and large fitness franchises, the platform offers a powerful suite of tools to drive success and empower operators globally. Founded in 2017, Glofox now serves over 80 countries and over 17 languages internationally and is continually expanding its network to open up opportunities for fitness businesses around the world.
ABC Fitness Solutions Media Contact:
Ian Twin | Tandem Marketing Communication
Glofox Media Contact:
Craig Breheny | Brunswick Group
SOURCEABC Fitness Solutions, LLC