Virgin Active Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1999

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 7,362

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • PE Growth

  • Financing Rounds
  • 12

  • Investments
  • 5

Virgin Active General Information

Description

Operator of health and fitness clubs intended to inspire people to live an active life. The company's health and fitness clubs are designed to provide customers and fitness enthusiasts to perform various physical activities including gym, swimming, racquet games, yoga, and total body resistance training, providing clients with a personalized gym experience to its members.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Leisure Facilities
Corporate Office
  • 100 Aldersgate Street
  • London EC1A 4LX
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0333 000 0000

Virgin Active Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Virgin Active Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Virgin Active Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Operator of health and fitness clubs intended to inspire people to live an active life. The company's health and fitness
Leisure Facilities
London, United Kingdom
7,362 As of 2024
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Feeding Hills, MA
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Virgin Active Competitors (20)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Fitness First Corporation Feeding Hills, MA 00
Fitness First (Leisure Facilities) Formerly PE-Backed Poole, United Kingdom 000 00000 000000&0 00000
Equinox Fitness Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 00000 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
Xercise4Less Formerly PE-Backed Leeds, United Kingdom 000 00000 0000 00000.
Fitness First Health Club India Formerly PE-Backed Gurgaon, India 000000&0
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Virgin Active Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Dean Kowarski Chief Executive Officer
Brad Mansfield Finance Director
Matthew Bucknall Co-Founder
Richard Branson Co-Founder
Christoffel Wiese Co-Owner
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Virgin Active Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
000 00000000 Self Board Member 000 0000
00000 000000 Virgin Active Chairman 000 0000
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Virgin Active Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Virgin Active Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Virgin Active Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Real Foods 11-Aug-2022 0000000000 00000 Food Products
Holmes Place Group 22-Nov-2011 0000000000 Leisure Facilities
Esporta Health & Fitness 26-Apr-2011 0000000000 00000 Leisure Facilities
Holmes Place (UK Operations) 27-Oct-2006 0000000000 00.000 Leisure Facilities 0000000 0
Cookridge Hall Health Club Merger/Acquisition Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
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Virgin Active Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Real Foods Food Products Cape Town, South Africa 0000
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Virgin Active Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Cookridge Hall Health Club 000000000000000000 Completed
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Virgin Active FAQs

  • When was Virgin Active founded?

    Virgin Active was founded in 1999.

  • Who is the founder of Virgin Active?

    Matthew Bucknall and Richard Branson are the founders of Virgin Active.

  • Who is the CEO of Virgin Active?

    Dean Kowarski is the CEO of Virgin Active.

  • Where is Virgin Active headquartered?

    Virgin Active is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Virgin Active?

    Virgin Active has 7,362 total employees.

  • What industry is Virgin Active in?

    Virgin Active’s primary industry is Leisure Facilities.

  • Is Virgin Active a private or public company?

    Virgin Active is a Private company.

  • What is Virgin Active’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Virgin Active is 000000.

  • How much funding has Virgin Active raised over time?

    Virgin Active has raised $206M.

  • Who are Virgin Active’s investors?

    Brait and Virgin (London) have invested in Virgin Active.

  • Who are Virgin Active’s competitors?

    Fitness First, Fitness First (Leisure Facilities), Equinox Fitness, Xercise4Less, and Fitness First Health Club India are some of the 20 competitors of Virgin Active.

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