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PureGym has 240 sites open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and all offer low-cost membership and onsite personal trainers without tying members to fixed-term contracts. Its membership rose to more than 1m last year, helping turnover reach £228.4m. In 2017, chief executive Humphrey Cobbold, 54, led a buyout backed by American private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners, valuing the Leeds-based business at more than £600m.

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Company details
ActivityGym operator
Sales £m228.4
Operating profit £m44.4
Main shareholdersLeonard Green (>50%), management (<50%)

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