IK Investment Partners, has through it's IK2007 Fund, entered into an agreement to acquire Actic from FSN Capital. Actic is a leading Nordic health and fitness company.
Actic has 143 health and fitness clubs and around 200,000 members in six countries. Its core markets are Sweden, Norway and Germany. In addition to this, Actic operates in Finland, Iceland and Austria. It was founded in 1981 in Sweden and acquired by FSN Capital in 2007.
Actic has leading positions in Sweden and Norway, mainly in small and medium-sized cities, with a well-established, successful concept that suits members from all age groups. The company is headed by CEO Anders Carlson and its sales were SEK 575 million in 2011.
Norwegian newspaper Finansavisen reported the deal to be worth between SEK 800-900 million.