Opening batsman Mayank Agarwal has built quite a reputation for building big innings’ when he takes strike for the Indian team. The Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain and opener begins a new inning as an investor in Fullife Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, the parent company of sports nutrition brand Fast&Up. The cricketer has joined Fullife Healthcare’s ranks as an investor for an undisclosed amount.
Fullife Healthcare is India’s largest Effervescent Company. It is a new-age business that boasts of a strong and young team with the trust of stalwart investors such as Morgan Stanley, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Sixth Sense Ventures, Kotak Securities and Akash Prakash.
With the core aim to fuel the sport of an Indian athlete, Fast&Up is synonymous with running, cricket, kabaddi, badminton, football and is in partnership with over 100 professional Indian athletes and active association partnership with Tata Mumbai Marathon, Airtel Hyderabad Marathon Expo, Skechers Performance Chennai Marathon, Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, TCS World 10K, Goa River Marathon, etc. It is the only brand to have informed choice and informed-sport certification across its flagship products, available across 40,000+ pincodes throughout India via its retail and Omni channel strategy.
The Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain and Bengaluru-based batsman Mayank Agarwal has now set out to become a strategic investor in Indian sports nutrition brand Fast&Up. Speaking about this investment, Agarwal said, “I have been using Fast&Up products to support my on-field performances since the early days in my International career. Having worked closely with the team at Fast&Up for a number of years, they have showed a nuanced understanding of how to elevate an athlete’s fitness in order to achieve peak performance.”
Agarwal first began using Fast&Up products during his breakthrough domestic season in 2017-18, when the batsman incorporated distance running into his training routine.
“I have been quite mindful of where I invest, as my principles have always been to put my money in a product and a brand that I truly believe in. Fast&Up ticks every requirement on the list for me, and I believe the potential for growth and range of products that Fast&Up has will make the brand the apex choice for many sportspersons across India and the world in the coming years,” he added.
Fast&Up CEO Vijayaraghavan Venugopal expressed his delight in a statement.
“We are delighted to have an athlete of Mayank Agarwal’s stature and repute as an investor in Fullife Healthcare. Mayank has been an ambassador for Fast&Up for a while, but his decision to invest in the brand itself comes as a huge vote of confidence in our products. We are invigorated by the commitment Mayank has brought into the project, and are keen to work closely with him and further use his insights in developing our range of sports nutrition products for high-performing athletes,” Venugopal said.
Fullife Healthcare possesses a growing portfolio of clinically proven, branded pharmaceutical and OTC products. It is a completely backward integrated company from its own R&D centre, manufacturing plants to an omnichannel distribution across India and the globe. Focusing on areas like active living and women’s health, the D2C brands of Fullife Healthcare- Fast&Up and Chicnutrix have been consistently building strong consumer base growth in their respective space over the last few years.