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CMS and Baker McKenzie Advise on Medicover’s Acquisition of McFit Polska from RSG Group

CMS and Baker McKenzie Advise on Medicover’s Acquisition of McFit Polska from RSG Group

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CMS has advised Medicover on its acquisition of McFit Polska from RSG Group. Baker McKenzie advised the seller.

McFit Polska operates 14 fitness studios in Poland, offering access to modern technological solutions, training classes, and programs.

Medicover is a Sweden-headquartered international healthcare provider and diagnostic services operator. The company has operations in Poland, Germany, Romania, Ukraine, and India.

RSG Group is a German-based company operating in the fitness and lifestyle sector, serving a total of 6.4 million customers.

According to CMS, as a result of the transaction, Medicover has significantly increased its market share in the fitness sector in Poland.

The CMS team was led by Partner Blazej Zagorski and included Senior Associates Grzegorz Paczek, Rafal Burda, and Maciej Olejnik, and Lawyers Magdalena Mentrak, Damian Karwala, and Agnieszka Gorecka.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Senior Associate Ernest Dymel and included Partners Tomasz Krzyzowski and Marcin Trepka. 

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