Private Equity Investor Mark Hauser Has Over 30 Years of Experience in the Fitness Investment Industry

Mark Hauser Leverage Private Equity Experience In Fitness Industry

Mark Hauser is a private equity investor who is the managing partner of Hauser Private Equity. He has 30 years of experience investing in major projects, including in the fitness industry. As the son of retired professional football player Art Hauser, he’s always been interested in fitness and health.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Miami University. Upon graduating in 1985, he joined the banking firm Reynolds DeWitt & Co. He eventually became one of its vice presidents. In 1995, he bought an insurance agency in Cincinnati and renamed it HAUSER Insurance Inc. It provides a risk management service to other companies across the country.

It was in 2008 that he established Hauser Capital Partners. Mark Hauser specializes in investing in lower-middle and middle-market companies through control buyout funds. He’s invested over $300 million in privately-owned companies across the United States.

Mark Hauser first became involved in the fitness industry in 1990 when he co-founded Cincinnati Sports Club. The idea was to create a “sports mall” that had many sports facilities. The original tenets of Cincinnati Sports Mall included Strike 3 Batting Cages, Hyde Park Gymnastics, Koch Sporting Goods, Cincinnati Sports Club, Queen City Sports Medicine, and others.

Cincinnati Sports Club is now a 16-acre site with many amenities. Among them are a circuit room, basketball court, indoor swimming pool, indoor athletic fields, spinning bikes, and more. Mark Hauser said the club has over 55 group fitness classes per week and a popular children’s sports camp. It is the official training facility for the Cincinnati Reds and is affiliated with the Club Management Association of America, the Medical Fitness Association, and other professional organizations.