No. 5. The Bay Club Company to Be Acquired by Investment Firm KKR

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The Bay Club Company's new relationship with KKR will allow for the California-based brand to expand to other American markets, Matthew Stevens, president and CEO of The Bay Club Company, said in a media release. Read the full story here. See the related story, The Bay Club Company Acquires Five ClubSport Locations from Leisure Sports, Expands into Oregon. This story made the list because The Bay Club Company is one of the leading luxury brands in America, so its planned expansion could have a major impact on luxury chains in California and other states. [November 14, 2018] 

No. 5. The Bay Club Company to Be Acquired by Investment Firm KKR
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