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announced 1/14/2008 via AP - Associated Press

Bain Capital, will acquire Bright Horizons Family Solutions

synopsis: Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. will be taken private in a $1.3 billion purchase by Bain Capital Partners LLC, which agreed to pay a hefty premium for the provider of child-care services to employers.
buyer: Bain Capital
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target: Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM:$1,832.29)
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world leader in strategic work/life solutions, including employer-sponsored child care, early education and work/life consulting services.
price ($mm)
$1,327
rev ($mm)
$775
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
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1.7x
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12.8x
closed 4/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Catapult Learning LLC, acquired Aurora Day School

synopsis: Catapult Learning, Inc. announced the acquisition of Aurora Day School. The company is a specialized school program in Peoria, AZ, that serves students with a variety of special needs.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. has dedicated the past four decades to improving academic performance for at-risk and struggling students, including potential dropouts and those with learning and emotional disabilities. "
target: Aurora Day School
Aurora Day School students are children first with all of the needs, desires, and feelings of those without disabilities. Aurora Day School exists because they are passionate about children who can not fit into a conventional school setting.
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closed 7/22/2010 via Capital IQ

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Catalpa NV

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners has acquired Dutch childcare services firm Catalpa from Benelux-based private equity firm Bencis Capital Partners. Catalpa was formed in 1975 and operates daycare nurseries and after-school childcare services in the Netherlands.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners is the leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, entertainment, communications and information companies around the world. The principals of Providence manage funds with over $22 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Bencis Capital Partners
target: Catalpa NV
Catalpa was formed in 1975 and operates daycare nurseries and after-school childcare services in the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
$646
rev ($mm)
$290
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EV / rev
2.2x
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announced 2/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Maple Leaf Educational Systems, will acquire Haikou Meicheng Qianyan Educational Management Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Maple Leaf Educational Systems entered into a share purchase agreement with Haikou Meicheng Zhishu Educational Technology Co., Ltd. to acquire Haikou Meicheng Qianyan Educational Management Co., Ltd. (Meicheng Qianyan). Meicheng Qianyan is a Chinese company that operates the Haikou Youth Service Center, a youth service center located in Haikou.
buyer: Maple Leaf Educational Systems (SEHK:1317:$228.99)
Maple Leaf Educational Systems (MLES) is China’s largest private K-12 and largest international school system. MLES operates 74 schools from preschool to high school in 18 cities throughout China and 2 in Canada, serving over 28,000 students. "
target parent: Haikou Meicheng Zhishu Educational Technology Co., Ltd.
target: Haikou Meicheng Qianyan Educational Management Co., Ltd.
Meicheng Qianyan is a Chinese company that operates the Haikou Youth Service Center, a youth service center located in Haikou, which is a private non-enterprise organization. The Youth Center trains 10,000 students each year.
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$0.79
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announced 9/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Learning Care Group, Inc., will acquire The Children's Courtyard

synopsis: Learning Care Group, Inc., one of the nation's premier childcare providers, has entered into an agreement to acquire The Children's Courtyard, based in Arlington, Texas. The company expects the deal to close in early September. The Children's Courtyard will continue to operate under its existing name.
buyer parent: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
buyer: Learning Care Group, Inc.
Learning Care Group, Inc. is the parent company of Tutor Time Child Care / Learning Centers and Childtime Learning Centers. As one of the nation's premier child care providers, the company has grown into a network of more than 450 centers, including operations in 25 states and internationally. "
target: The Children's Courtyard
Founded in 1986, the company provides high-quality early childhood education and care in home-like settings furnished with state-of-the-art, age-appropriate equipment to meet children's developmental needs.
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$66
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired Dominion Youth Services

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dominion Youth Services. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, DYS is a leading provider of behavioral health services to children and young adults across Virginia.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm established in 2000 that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: Dominion Youth Services
Dominion Youth Services is a leading provider of behavioral health services to children and young adults across Virginia. DYS was founded in Richmond in 1999 and since then has steadily expanded its service offerings and geographic reach across the state.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Challenge Island, acquired Challenge Island

synopsis: Creative Learning Corporation, owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz and Sew Fun Studios, announced the sale of the Challenge Island Franchise to its founder Sharon Estroff. Challenge Island is a whimsical, wildly popular STEM enrichment program that promotes creativity, critical thinking, and social skills in children.
buyer: Challenge Island
Challenge Island is a whimsical, wildly popular STEM enrichment program that promotes creativity, critical thinking, and social skills in children while instilling a lifelong love of science and engineering. Kids divide into cooperative tribes and take on a vast array of exciting challenges. "
target parent: Creative Learning Corporation
target: Challenge Island
Challenge Island is a whimsical, wildly popular STEM enrichment program that promotes creativity, critical thinking, and social skills in children while instilling a lifelong love of science and engineering. Kids divide into cooperative tribes and take on a vast array of exciting challenges.
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closed 9/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Bricks 4 Kidz, acquired Challenge Island

synopsis: Bricks 4 Kidz® announced that it has acquired Challenge Island®, an Atlanta-based franchise concept. Challenge Island® provides unique challenge-based programs designed to foster critical and creative thinking skills, problem solving methodology, and core STEM principles in children ages 3-13+.
buyer parent: B2 Health, Inc
buyer: Bricks 4 Kidz (CLCN:$3.93)
Bricks 4 Kidz classes provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children, where they learn, they build, they play… with LEGO® bricks. Programs are built around proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks. "
target: Challenge Island
Challenge Island®, developed by parenting author, speaker and award-winning educator, Sharon Duke Estroff, provides unique challenge-based programs designed to foster critical and creative thinking skills, problem solving methodology, and core STEM principles in children ages 3-13+.
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$0.02
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closed 11/5/2007 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers, Inc

synopsis: Audax Group has completed the acquisition of Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers, Inc. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Mini-Skool is a national operator of full and part-time early child care centers in North America. Mini-Skool manages 104 locations focused on the development and early education of children.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, established in 1999, is a premier source of investment capital for middle market companies. Audax manages several equity and debt funds that it invests in companies at various stages of business growth. "
target parent: Callisto Capital
target: Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers, Inc
Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers, Inc. based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a national operator of full and part-time early child care centers in North America. Mini-Skool manages 104 locations focused on the development and early education of children ranging from six weeks to 12 years old.
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closed 3/25/2010 via Capital IQ

Early Learning Services Limited, acquired Payce Child Care Pty Limited

synopsis: Listed child care operator Early Learning Services Limited has announced a proposal to merge with Payce Childcare Pty Limited, a privately owned child care provider and educator.
buyer: Early Learning Services Limited (:$0.00)
Early Learning Services Limited operates child care centers that provide education and care to children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. Its facilities provide long day care, before and after school care, casual care, and holiday care. "
target: Payce Child Care Pty Limited
Payce Childcare Pty Limited currently operates 60 Childcare Centres. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Australia. The Payce Childcare Pty Limited business operates from a range of locations with a strong presence in South- East Queensland.
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$14
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announced 9/26/2018 via PR Newswire

Idealware will be merged with Tech Impact,

synopsis: Tech Impact, a 501(c)(3) provider of nonprofit technology solutions and the operator of award-winning IT training programs for underserved youth, announced that it plans to merge with Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and authoritative source for independent, thoroughly-researched technology resources.
buyer: Tech Impact
Tech Impact is a nonprofit whose mission is to ensure all nonprofits can use technology to better serve our world. They believe technology can do amazing things, which is why they have partnered with hundreds of nonprofits organizations around the world. "
target: Idealware
Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions.
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announced 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dalian Sunlight Machinery Co., will acquire My Gym China

synopsis: Dalian Sunlight Machinery, a company that develops, designs, manufactures and sells machine sets for plastic pipes, is to acquire My Gym China. Every day at over 500 My Gyms in more than 30 countries worldwide, children have loads of fun as they develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. Both companies are based in China.
buyer: Dalian Sunlight Machinery Co. (SZSE:002621:$31.27)
Dalian Sunlight Machinery Co., Ltd. (002621) develops, designs, manufactures and sells machine sets for plastic pipes. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dalian, China. "
target: My Gym China
My Gym was created in 1983 by William Caplin and Yacov & Susi Sherman, who opened their first two My Gyms in Santa Monica and Van Nuys, California. Every day at over 500 My Gyms in more than 30 countries worldwide, children have loads of fun as they develop physically, cognitively and emotionally.
price ($mm)
$514
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announced 6/28/2016 via PR Newswire

ZEAVION Holding, will purchase Play & Music from The Gymboree Corporation

synopsis: The Gymboree Corporation announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell its early childhood development business, Gymboree Play & Music, to ZEAVION Holding, a privately-held company with a focus on the education and entertainment sectors.
buyer: ZEAVION Holding
ZEAVION Holding, founded by Jack Shi, is a Singapore-based company with a focus on business development and investment in the education and entertainment sectors. "
seller: The Gymboree Corporation
Gymboree Play & Music offers children ages newborn to 5 years the opportunity to explore, learn and play in an innovative parent-child program. The Gymboree Corporation is a specialty retailer operating stores selling high-quality apparel and accessories for children.
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$128
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closed 9/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

G8 Education Pty Ltd, acquired 7 Childcare and Education Centres

synopsis: Listed Queensland-based childcare and education centre operator G8 Education Limited (GEM) is pleased to announce it has contracted to acquire seven premium childcare and education centres in New South Wales, Australia
buyer parent: Early Learning Services Limited
buyer: G8 Education Pty Ltd (ASX:GEM:$433.11)
G8 Education aims to be Australia’s leading provider of high quality, developmental and educational child care services. It owns and manages over 126 Child care facilities. Each centre creates a fun, educational and exciting program to facilitate learning, both in a social and educational way. "
target: 7 Childcare and Education Centres
7 Childcare Centres in New South Wales comprise seven childcare centres offering day care services. The assets are located in New South Wales, Australia.
price ($mm)
$9.74
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closed 9/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Caroline Paternotte-Chilton, acquired Bambinos Day Nursery

synopsis: Bill and Alison Lane have sold Bambinos Day Nursery to Caroline Paternotte-Chilton who plans to rename the business; Little Nippers Child Care.
buyer: Caroline Paternotte-Chilton
Caroline Paternotte-Chilton acquired Bambinos Day Nursery in 2012 and renamed it Little Nippers Child Care. "
target: Bambinos Day Nursery
Bambinos Day Nursery Limited operates and provides quality child care and education for all children from 0-5 years as well as pre-school, after-school and holiday clubs for children of 5-11 years.
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closed 9/11/2012 via

G8 Education Pty Ltd, acquired 3 Premium Childcare and Education Centres

synopsis: Listed Queensland-based childcare and education centre operator G8 Education Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of three premium childcare and education centres in Victoria, Australia.
buyer parent: Early Learning Services Limited
buyer: G8 Education Pty Ltd (ASX:GEM:$433.11)
G8 Education aims to be Australia’s leading provider of high quality, developmental and educational child care services. It owns and manages over 126 Child care facilities. Each centre creates a fun, educational and exciting program to facilitate learning, both in a social and educational way. "
target: 3 Premium Childcare and Education Centres
The three premium childcare and education centres are located in Victoria, Australia.
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closed 9/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Guardian Childcare Alliance, acquired Jigsaw Corporate Childcare Australia

synopsis: Guardian Childcare Alliance has expanded by acquiring Jigsaw Corporate Childcare, Australia’s leading provider of corporate childcare solutions. The Jigsaw Corporate Childcare group owns and operates 10 high quality early learning centres for the staff of a number of blue chip corporate clients.
buyer parent: Wolseley Private Equity
buyer: Guardian Childcare Alliance
Guardian Childcare Alliance Pty Ltd. owns, operates, and licenses childcare centers in Australia. It also provides child care consulting and long day care centre management services to property developers, day care centre owners, prospective investors, and insolvency practitioners and financiers. "
target: Jigsaw Corporate Childcare Australia
Jigsaw Corporate Childcare Australia Pty Limited owns and operates learning centers for children. It offers nursery programs and integrated school readiness programs. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in North Sydney, Australia.
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announced 4/26/2012 via Reuters

G8 Education Pty Ltd, will acquire 6 Childcare And Education Centres in South Eastern Australia

synopsis: G8 Education Limited, Australia’s leading provider of high quality, developmental and educational child care services, announced the acquisition of six childcare and education centers in South Eastern Australia.
buyer parent: Payce Child Care Pty Limited
buyer: G8 Education Pty Ltd (ASX:GEM:$433.11)
G8 Education aims to be Australia’s leading provider of high quality, developmental and educational child care services. It owns and manages over 126 Child care facilities. Each centre creates a fun, educational and exciting program to facilitate learning, both in a social and educational way. "
target: 6 Childcare And Education Centres in South Eastern Australia
The six childcare and education centers are located in South Eastern Australia.
price ($mm)
$8.47
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closed 12/13/2011 via BNC Analysis

Edleun Group, Inc., acquired The Children's House Montessori Daycare Centers

synopsis: Edleun Group purchased The Children's House Montessori portfolio, which includes three daycare centres, for a total purchase price of $5.5 million Canadian.
buyer: Edleun Group, Inc. (TSXV:BPE:$56.43)
Edleun is a leading provider of high-quality, educational childcare in Canada. The Company is committed to providing children, families and employers with access to, and choice of, quality early childhood education programs, helping Canadians balance their work and family lives. "
target: The Children's House Montessori Daycare Centers
The Children's House Montessori Daycare Centers are based in Windsor, Canada and operate as a children's daycare center.
price ($mm)
$5.36
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closed 12/13/2011 via BNC Analysis

Edleun Group, Inc., acquired Four Child Care Centers in Greater Toronto Area

synopsis: Edleun, a leading provider of high-quality, educational childcare in Canada, has purchased four schools in the Greater Toronto Area. Edleun is committed to providing children, families and employers with access to, and choice of, quality early childhood education programs.
buyer: Edleun Group, Inc. (TSXV:BPE:$56.43)
Edleun is a leading provider of high-quality, educational childcare in Canada. The Company is committed to providing children, families and employers with access to, and choice of, quality early childhood education programs, helping Canadians balance their work and family lives. "
target: Four Child Care Centers in Greater Toronto Area
Four Child Care Centers is located in the Greater Toronto Area.
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Aurora Day School

Catalpa NV

Haikou Meicheng Qianyan Educational Management Co., Ltd.

The Children's Courtyard

Dominion Youth Services

Challenge Island

Challenge Island

Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers, Inc

Payce Child Care Pty Limited

Idealware

My Gym China

The Gymboree Corporation

7 Childcare and Education Centres

Bambinos Day Nursery

3 Premium Childcare and Education Centres

Jigsaw Corporate Childcare Australia

6 Childcare And Education Centres in South Eastern Australia

The Children's House Montessori Daycare Centers

Four Child Care Centers in Greater Toronto Area

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