Exaltare Capital expands fitness franchise by acquiring 10 Planet Fitness health clubs in Central New York

ECP-PF Holdings Group, Inc. (“ECP-PF”), a portfolio company of Exaltare Capital Partners, has announced that it successfully acquired 10 Planet Fitness health clubs in the Central New York region from Robert Morris on 12/26/2017. ECP-PF was formed in 2012 through Exaltare Capital’s acquisition of 15 Planet Fitness health clubs in Connecticut. This acquisition brings ECP-PF’s [...]

Exaltare Capital expands fitness franchise by acquiring 10 Planet Fitness health clubs in Central New York2018-01-24T15:03:03+00:00

Exaltare Capital Partners Announces Addition of New Managing Director

Exaltare Capital Partners, LLC (“Exaltare”) is pleased to announce the addition of Benjamin Kahn as a Managing Director. Ben joined from H.I.G. Growth Partners where he served as a Principal in the Boston office and had worked for nine years. “We are excited to have a professional with Ben’s background and level of private equity [...]

Exaltare Capital Partners Announces Addition of New Managing Director2017-11-17T13:49:13+00:00

Exaltare Capital Partners Announces Close of Exaltare Capital Partners Fund I, L.P. and Recapitalization of Planet Fitness Franchisee

Exaltare Capital Partners, LLC (“Exaltare”) is pleased to announce the successful closing of its initial private equity fund, Exaltare Capital Partners Fund I, L.P. (“Fund I”), at $90 million. Limited partners include a range of sophisticated institutional investors, family offices and asset managers. Founded in 2012, Exaltare is focused on acquiring niche-leading, owner-operated lower middle [...]

Exaltare Capital Partners Announces Close of Exaltare Capital Partners Fund I, L.P. and Recapitalization of Planet Fitness Franchisee2017-11-03T17:02:07+00:00

ECP-PF Holdings Group, the Largest Franchisee of Planet Fitness, Appoints David Humphrey as Chief Executive Officer

ORANGE, CT (April 13, 2015) -- ECP-PF Holdings Group, the largest franchisee of Planet Fitness, today announced the appointment of David Humphrey as Chief Executive Officer. Humphrey is the former CEO of Massage Envy Spa and most recently served as CEO of DTH Capital Ventures. Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its [...]

ECP-PF Holdings Group, the Largest Franchisee of Planet Fitness, Appoints David Humphrey as Chief Executive Officer2017-04-20T16:51:31+00:00

Private Equity Firms, Exaltare and Brightwood, Acquire Leading Planet Fitness Franchisee in Upstate NY

Exaltare Capital Partners LLC (“Exaltare”), a private equity firm, and Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC (“Brightwood”), a private investment firm, teamed up to acquire 17 Planet Fitness health clubs in Upstate NY owned leading franchisee and operator, David Leon. ECP-PF Holdings Group, Inc. is now the largest Planet Fitness franchisee group in the country with 52 [...]

Private Equity Firms, Exaltare and Brightwood, Acquire Leading Planet Fitness Franchisee in Upstate NY2017-04-20T16:51:31+00:00

Mr. Todd Scartozzi joins ECP-PF as the Chief Operating Officer

Todd Scartozzi joins ECP-PF from Hardage Hospitality, where he served as the Chief Operating Officer for the company.  In this role, Mr. Scartozzi was responsible for the overall operations, performance and capital planning of the Chase Suites Hotels portfolio.  His extensive hotel experience and operational expertise provided the foundation for the company’s improved customer service, [...]

Mr. Todd Scartozzi joins ECP-PF as the Chief Operating Officer2015-07-14T19:44:42+00:00

ECP-PF Holdings Group Acquires 8 Planet Fitness Health Clubs in New Mexico

ECP-PF Holdings Group, Inc., an entity jointly owned by private equity firms Exaltare Capital Partners LLC (“Exaltare”), and Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC (“Brightwood”), acquired 8 Planet Fitness health clubs in Albuquerque, NM, owned by franchisee Rick Glassman. ECP-PF Holdings now has 30 total locations in Connecticut and New Mexico. Planet Fitness is the fastest-growing fitness [...]

ECP-PF Holdings Group Acquires 8 Planet Fitness Health Clubs in New Mexico2017-04-20T16:51:32+00:00

Private Equity Firms Acquire Connecticut Planet Fitness Franchisee

Jan 9, 2013 Stuart Goldman, Executive Editor | Club Industry PFC Management LLC, a Connecticut-based Planet Fitness franchisee, has been sold to private equity firm Exaltare Capital Partners LLC, Boston, and private investment firm Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC, New York. PFC Management operates 15 clubs throughout Connecticut. The group is owned by Joe Pepe Sr., [...]

Private Equity Firms Acquire Connecticut Planet Fitness Franchisee2015-07-14T19:44:42+00:00