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Clark Rubber acquired: new owners reveal plans


Clark Rubber has been acquired by CRG Operations, a new group that brings experience in retail, international management, investment and funding. CRG Operations comprises John Weste, Edward Plowman and Graeme Goldman. The

Total Tools’ $57m acquisition confirmed


Metcash has successfully acquired a 70 per cent stake in franchisor Total Tools Holdings for $57 million, a business that has boomed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The wholesale distributor, which

SpeedFit acquires direct competitor 20Pulses


Aussie niche fitness franchise chain SpeedFit has acquired three further Melbourne studios with the purchase of direct competitor 20Pulses. SpeedFit CEO and co-founder Matej Varhalik told Inside Franchise Business Executive

Metcash enters binding agreement in Total Tools’ $57m buyout


Metcash is moving forward with its acquisition of 70 per cent of Total Tools, a national franchise targeting tradespeople, for approximately $57 million. The wholesale distributor, which already operates in

Gold’s Gym snapped up by German firm


Gold’s Gym is set for a new owner. The major fitness centre business in Germany, RSG Group GmbH, won the bid for the bankrupt US-based gym chain in a court-approved auction on

F45 acquisition: Aussie fitness sensation snapped up in US deal


Aussie-born fitness chain F45 will be acquired by Crescent Acquisition Corp in a move set to accelerate the franchise’s global growth and achieve its goal of listing as a public company. Earlier in 2020

Metcash to buy Total Tools for $57m


Metcash is looking to increase its presence in the hardware market after seeing sales in this part of the business return to positive growth in the second half of FY20,

Master franchisees join consortium to buy Anytime Fitness Asia


Anytime Fitness Asia has been acquired by the Inspire Brands Asia consortium. The group comprises lead investor Exacta Capital Partners, co-investor Aura Group and Anytime’s master franchisees in Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore.

The Sporting Globe parent snaps up All Hands brewery


The Signature Hospitality Group has acquired the microbrewery All Hands Brewing House. This is the first Sydney venue for the group, which is the franchisor for The Sporting Globe bar and

Restaurant Brands snaps up 70 US KFC, Taco Bell stores


ASX-listed Taco Bell and KFC franchisee Restaurant Brands is headed to the US mainland, announcing it will acquire 70 new outlets in Southern California. The monster new deal, which comprises