‘We can be a billion-dollar business in five years’: Bua Fit seals deal for outdoor fitness platform

Irish-founded company looking to roll out globally after merger with Centred Wellness, which will create entity worth $25 million

Rob Kearney, backer of Bua Fit, with the company’s founder David Stapleton: the company has been acquired by Centred Wellness

Bua Fit, an Irish-founded group fitness platform whose backers include Rob Kearney, the rugby player, has been acquired in a multimillion dollar deal.

Founded by Dave Stapleton, the company has been acquired by Centred Wellness, an invite-only B2B wellness marketplace, with offerings in over 900 cities globally. Centred, whose directors include Jim Lane, a former Goldman Sachs parnter who also founded and built the US private equity business of Société Générale and SG Cowen, aim ...