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Peloton Makes Biggest Purchase With $420 Million Precor Deal (3)

Dec. 22, 2020, 4:46 AM

Peloton Interactive Inc. agreed to buy fitness-equipment company Precor for $420 million to gain U.S. manufacturing capabilities and new expansion opportunities.

The deal is expected to close early next year and is the largest to date for the New York-based maker of pricey bikes and treadmills. Shares of the company jumped 8% in extended trading.

Peloton sales have soared this year as the pandemic shut gyms and forced people to work out from home. However, the company struggled to keep up with demand. That led to long wait times and frustrated customers. By making fitness equipment closer to U.S. consumers, ...

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