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WFW advised the lenders involved in financing the acquisition of Fitness First by HealthCity in France, Spain and Italy

3 October 2011

Watson, Farley & Williams, a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has – alongside the Dutch firm Stek – advised the banks involved in financing the acquisition by HealthCity of the 45 fitness clubs owned by Fitness First in France, Spain and Italy.

The banks were advised by Watson, Farley & Williams with Eric Villateau, partner (Banking and Finance), Pascal Roux, partner (Corporate), assisted by Pierre Ferroud (Corporate) and Romain Girtanner, partner (Tax), who handled the French legal aspects and the coordination of activity for southern Europe with the WFW offices in Milan (Francesco Curreli, partner) and Madrid (Joaquín Sales, partner).

HealthCity was advised by Ashurst.

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For further information, please contact:
Eric Villateau
Tel: +33 01 56 88 21 21

Nigel Moss
Tel: +33 01 56 88 21 21