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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sunny Days Nurseries, acquired TE Childcare Ltd

synopsis: Sunny Days Nurseries, a provider of childcare services in the UK, has acquired TE Childcare, an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old.
buyer: Sunny Days Nurseries
Sunny Days Nurseries is a provider of childcare services in the UK. Sunny Days operates two day nurseries in the Dorset. Their nurseries provide exceptional childcare in an environment that inspires learning and development through fun and play. "
target: TE Childcare Ltd
TE Childcare is an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old. They offer a variety of areas and activities for children to play in.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Higher Ground Education, acquired CozyKin

synopsis: Higher Ground Education, Inc., the leading network of schools dedicated to modernizing and mainstreaming Montessori worldwide, has announced the acquisition of CozyKin, the childcare pioneer in Montessori-inspired nanny sharing at home.
buyer: Higher Ground Education
Higher Ground Education is an international company focused on modernizing the Montessori education method. Higher Ground owns and operates schools around the world and seeks to develop a platform that sources, secures, and develops back-end support to all Montessori-inspired schools and educators. "
target: CozyKin
CozyKin, now known as Guidepost at Home, is the go-to nanny sharing platform for new and expectant parents looking to combine the personalized care and convenience of a nanny combined with the program quality of early education.
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announced 2/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire Cadence Education, Inc.

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners announced they have reached an agreement to acquire Cadence Education, a leading provider of early childhood education in North America, from investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Morgan Stanley
target: Cadence Education, Inc.
Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating more than 225 private preschools across the country. Cadence has developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.
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closed 12/3/2019 via PR Newswire

O2B Kids, acquired Home Away From Home

synopsis: O2B Kids, a premier provider of early education services, has acquired Home Away From Home (or "HAFH"), a provider of high-quality early education services in southeast Florida. HAFH operates preschools providing families with an education-focused and enriched environment for infant care, preschool, afterschool and summer camp services.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: O2B Kids
O2B Kids is a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S. O2B offers preschool education for children 0 to 5 years old, afterschool enrichment programs for elementary school students, and an unprecedented family membership program for all kids 0 to 13 years old. "
target: Home Away From Home
Based in Palm Beach, Florida, Home Away From Home (or "HAFH") operates preschools providing families with an education-focused and enriched environment for infant care, preschool, afterschool and summer camp services.
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announced 12/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., will acquire Giraffe Childcare

synopsis: Busy Bees Childcare, the UK's largest provider of quality child care, is to acquire Giraffe Childcare, a company that operates childcare and early learning centers for pre-school children in Ireland. It provides after school and out-of-school care programs, as well as offers childcare consultancy service for companies and their employees.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare is the UK's largest provider of quality child care with 351 nurseries. Their child-centered approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality, and self-confidence through working in partnership with parents to provide the highest standards of nursery care. "
target: Giraffe Childcare
Giraffe Childcare Unlimited Company operates childcare and early learning centers for pre-school children in Ireland. It provides after school and out-of-school care programs, as well as offers childcare consultancy service for companies and their employees.
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announced 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie, will acquire ELFA Preschool

synopsis: SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie (SDM), an operator of dance academies in Hong Kong, will acquire ELFA Preschool, a Singapore-based company that operates preschools. ELFA operates over 120 centres that offer infant and toddler programmes, preschool programmes, and special programmes focused on arts and crafts.
buyer: SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie (SEHK:8363:$9.26)
SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie (SDM) is an operator of dance academies in Hong Kong. SDM offers ballet and jazz courses for children between the ages of 1 and 16. SDM also provides over 300 performance opportunities to students annually to help them build confidence, friendships and team spirit. "
target: ELFA Preschool
ELFA Preschool is a Singapore-based company that operates preschools. ELFA operates over 120 centres that offer rich educational programmes to more than 20,000 students annually. They offer infant and toddler programmes, preschool programmes, and special programmes focused on arts and crafts.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Droitwich Spa Nursery & Kindergarten

synopsis: Busy Bees Childcare, UK's largest provider of quality child care, has acquired Droitwich Spa Nursery & Kindergarten (DSNK), a private childcare setting. DNSK has 25 years of experience in the provision of outstanding care and education and they have been recognized for their excellence and innovation in the delivery of childcare.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare is the UK's largest provider of quality child care with 351 nurseries. Their child-centered approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality, and self-confidence through working in partnership with parents to provide the highest standards of nursery care. "
target: Droitwich Spa Nursery & Kindergarten
Based in the UK, Droitwich Spa Nursery & Kindergarten is a private childcare setting with 25 years of experience in the provision of outstanding care and education. They have been recognized for their excellence and innovation in the delivery of childcare through numerous national awards.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Forbes

Golden Gate Capital, acquired The Learning Experience

synopsis: The Learning Experience, one of the top early learning and childcare franchises in the country, announced it had been acquired by San Francisco-based private equity firm, Golden Gate Capital. The Learning Experience®, with more than 300 centers operating or under development, is one of the nation's fastest-growing Academies of Early Education.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: The Learning Experience
The Learning Experience®, with more than 300 centers operating or under development, is one of the nation's fastest-growing Academies of Early Education for children ages six weeks to six years old. The Learning Experience places a prominent focus on programs that advance scholastic preparation.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Only About Children, acquired Little Learning School

synopsis: Private equity major Bain Capital has acquired Australia’s childcare provider Little Learning School through its subsidiary, Only About Children. Little Learning School operates 20 childcare centres across New South Wales, while Only About Children runs 44 campuses across Melbourne and Sydney.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Only About Children
Only About Children is changing the childcare landscape, with a holistic approach to early learning. Only About Children owns and operates a network of upmarket long day care centers across the states of New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. "
target: Little Learning School
Little Learning School operates 20 childcare centres across New South Wales, Australia. Little Learning School has a strong vision and desire to become the leader in child care services by being innovative and attracting the greatest educators.
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announced 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

MindChamps PreSchool Ltd, will purchase Four Early Learning Centres from Cherry Bridge Station

synopsis: MindChamps, an operator of pre-schools in Singapore, will acquire four early learning centres from Cherry Bridge Station, an operator of early learning and childcare centres in Australia. The early learning centres are located in the suburbs of Ropes Crossing, Lane Cove, West Hoxton and Penrith.
buyer parent: Champion Minds Pte Ltd.
buyer: MindChamps PreSchool Ltd (SGX:CNE:$17.10)
MindChamps is the #1 market share leader with 39.5% of the premium range pre-schools in Singapore. Their unique advanced learning programmes are the result of the combined work of a team of world-class professionals from 4 different continents (Asia, Australia, Europe and North America). "
seller: Cherry Bridge Station
The four early learning centres in the suburbs of Ropes Crossing, Lane Cove, West Hoxton and Penrith belong to Cherry Bridge Station, Australia’s number one childcare provider. Cherry Bridge Station operates state of the art early learning and childcare centres that are equipped to meet any demand.
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closed 5/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Advantage Partners, acquired YARUKI Switch Group Holdings, Co., Ltd.

synopsis: On May 31, 2017, funds served by Advantage Partners acquired YARUKI Switch Group Holdings, Co., Ltd., an educational services provider. Yaruki Switch Group operates several private school formats under the guiding principle of helping children find the motivation within themselves to pursue their own path.
buyer: Advantage Partners
Advantage Partners continues to be businesses’ optimal partner in Japan’s private equity market. They became the first in Japan to offer services for buyout funds in 1997. Advantage Partners maintains position as the gold standard in Japan for both investing in private companies as well as exits. "
target: YARUKI Switch Group Holdings, Co., Ltd.
Yaruki Switch Group operates private school formats under the guiding principle of helping children find the motivation to pursue their own path. The group’s formats include tutoring schools, childcare centers that teach English, elementary school entrance exams prep, sports classrooms, and more.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., will acquire BrightPath Early Learning

synopsis: Busy Bees Holdings Limited announced it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of BrightPath. BrightPath is a Canadian leader in the child care industry with 77 locations in major markets across the country.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees is the UK's largest provider of quality child care, looking after 35,000 children in 329 nurseries. Founded in 1984, Busy Bees is committed to providing quality care for children in a safe, caring environment, meeting each child's individual social, physical and emotional needs. "
target: BrightPath Early Learning (TSXV:BPE:$56.43)
BrightPath is a Canadian leader in the child care industry with 77 locations in major markets across the country. Meeting the highest standards in curriculum, nutrition, technology and recreational programing, BrightPath is committed to providing the best child development programs and care.
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announced 5/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Evolve Education Group Limited, will purchase 6 Early Childhood Education Centers from Little Wonders Childcare Group

synopsis: Little Wonders Childcare Group New Zealand has entered a contract with Evolve Education Group Limited for the sale of six early childhood education (ECE) centres. The six Little Wonders ECE centres being sold are based in some of the main population hubs of the lower part of the South Island (Dunedin, Oamaru, Timaru & Cromwell).
buyer: Evolve Education Group Limited (NZSE:EVO:$106.51)
Evolve Education Group is a New Zealand owned and operated provider of high-quality, multifaceted Early Childhood Education (ECE) services. Evolve’s priority is to ensure every child gets the full attention and support they need in their early years. "
seller: Little Wonders Childcare Group
The privately-owned Little Wonders Childcare Group Centers in New Zealand's Lower South Island encompasses 6 early childhood education centres. Purpose built to high specifications, the centres are popular & offer quality ECE in areas of stable & growing demand.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

AcadeMedia AB, acquired Step Kids Education GmbH

synopsis: AcadeMedia announced that they have acquired the German preschool company Step Kids Education GmbH (Stepke). Stepke was founded in 2011 and operates seven preschools and three mobile preschools in the regions Brandenburg and Nordrhein-Westfalen, with 640 children and 200 employees.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: AcadeMedia AB (OM:ACAD:$1,150.89)
AcadeMedia is Northern Europe's largest education company, with locations/facilities/presence in Sweden, Norway and Germany. Their 12,500 employees at 550 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. "
target: Step Kids Education GmbH
Founded in 2011, Step Kids Education (Stepke) operates seven preschools and three mobile preschools in Germany, with 640 children and 200 employees. Their preschools are located in the Brandenburg and Nordrhein-Westfalen regions.
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closed 12/31/2016 via PR Web

Endeavor Schools, acquired The Children's Garden

synopsis: Endeavor Schools, a Miami-based leader in education management, has acquired The Children’s Garden in Portland, Oregon. The Children’s Garden, located in the heart of downtown Portland, offers high-quality, personalized care for children from six weeks of age through kindergarten.
buyer: Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a leading education management company with a family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities in a growing number of markets across the US. "
target: The Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden, located in downtown Portland, OR, offers high-quality, personalized care for children from six weeks of age through kindergarten. Students thrive in a stimulating and enriching learning environment featuring a proprietary research-based curriculum centered on mindfulness.
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closed 12/31/2016 via PR Web

Endeavor Schools, acquired Parker-Chase Preschool

synopsis: Endeavor Schools, a Miami-based leader in education management, has acquired Parker-Chase Preschool, an established school network with locations in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Founded in 1981, Parker-Chase Preschool offers two locations in the Dallas suburbs of Carrollton and Plano which serve children from infancy through pre-kindergarten.
buyer: Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a leading education management company with a family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities in a growing number of markets across the US. "
target: Parker-Chase Preschool
Founded in 1981, Parker-Chase Preschool offers two locations in the Dallas suburbs of Carrollton and Plano which serve children from infancy through pre-kindergarten. Parker-Chase was one of the first schools to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
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closed 12/31/2016 via PR Web

Endeavor Schools, acquired Silverline Montessori School

synopsis: Endeavor Schools, a Miami-based leader in education management, has acquired Silverline Montessori School. Silverline Montessori is focused on developing the emotional, social, and educational growth of their students throughout two campuses in the suburbs of Houston. Silverline Montessori serves children from infancy through elementary school.
buyer: Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a leading education management company with a family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities in a growing number of markets across the US. "
target: Silverline Montessori School
Silverline Montessori School is focused on developing the emotional, social, and educational growth of their students throughout two campuses in the suburbs of Houston. Silverline Montessori serves children from infancy through elementary school.
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closed 9/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Morgan Stanley Private Equity, acquired Cadence Education, Inc.

synopsis: Audax Private Equity, announced that it has sold Cadence Education, Inc. to investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity. Cadence is one of the United States’ leading providers of early childhood education focusing on children ages six weeks to twelve years old, serving over 20,000 students across 20 states.
buyer parent: Morgan Stanley
buyer: Morgan Stanley Private Equity
Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity is a leading middle-market private equity platform that has invested capital in a broad spectrum of industries for over two decades. "
target parent: Audax Group
target: Cadence Education, Inc.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, Cadence Education is a national operator of early childhood education for children six weeks to twelve years old. With over 20 years of experience, Cadence has over 150 schools across twenty states.
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., acquired Xplor

synopsis: Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., a leading operator of private schools, including preschools, K-8 and high schools, has announced that it has acquired all 16 Xplor early learning centers. Xplor is a leading infant through pre-kindergarten education provider, delivering well-rounded programs that meet the needs of each child.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (:$238.65)
Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. is the only scaled and diversified provider of preschool through grade 12 private education in the U.S. Nobel Learning serves over 25,000 students through 180 schools in 19 states and the District of Columbia as well as globally. "
target: Xplor
Xplor is a leading infant through pre-kindergarten education provider, delivering well-rounded programs that meet the intellectual, physical, social and emotional needs of each child. There are nine Xplor centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, five in Austin and two in Houston.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Cadence Education, Inc., acquired Next Generation Children's Center

synopsis: Cadence Education, Inc., one of the largest providers of premium early education in North America, announced that it has acquired Next Generation Children’s Centers, Inc. Next Generation offers innovative early childhood education from infant and toddler daycare through preschool and pre-kindergarten at ten locations in greater Boston.
buyer: Cadence Education, Inc.
Cadence Education is a national operator of early childhood education centers for children six weeks to twelve-years-old. With over twenty years of experience, Cadence has over 150 education centers across nineteen states. "
target: Next Generation Children's Center
Next Generation offers innovative early childhood education from infant and toddler daycare through preschool and pre-kindergarten at ten locations in greater Boston. Children are exposed to literacy, science and math through their “learn by doing” approach to curricula.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sunny Days Nurseries, acquired TE Childcare Ltd

synopsis: Sunny Days Nurseries, a provider of childcare services in the UK, has acquired TE Childcare, an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old.
buyer: Sunny Days Nurseries
Sunny Days Nurseries is a provider of childcare services in the UK. Sunny Days operates two day nurseries in the Dorset. Their nurseries provide exceptional childcare in an environment that inspires learning and development through fun and play. "
target: TE Childcare Ltd
TE Childcare is an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old. They offer a variety of areas and activities for children to play in.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sunny Days Nurseries, acquired TE Childcare Ltd

synopsis: Sunny Days Nurseries, a provider of childcare services in the UK, has acquired TE Childcare, an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old.
buyer: Sunny Days Nurseries
Sunny Days Nurseries is a provider of childcare services in the UK. Sunny Days operates two day nurseries in the Dorset. Their nurseries provide exceptional childcare in an environment that inspires learning and development through fun and play. "
target: TE Childcare Ltd
TE Childcare is an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old. They offer a variety of areas and activities for children to play in.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sunny Days Nurseries, acquired TE Childcare Ltd

synopsis: Sunny Days Nurseries, a provider of childcare services in the UK, has acquired TE Childcare, an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old.
buyer: Sunny Days Nurseries
Sunny Days Nurseries is a provider of childcare services in the UK. Sunny Days operates two day nurseries in the Dorset. Their nurseries provide exceptional childcare in an environment that inspires learning and development through fun and play. "
target: TE Childcare Ltd
TE Childcare is an operator of preschools in the UK. TE Childcare operates the Hoppers and Sparkling Stars preschools. Their preschools provide a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for children aged 2-4 years old. They offer a variety of areas and activities for children to play in.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Antin Infrastructure Partners S.A.S., acquired Babilou

synopsis: Babilou Family, the leader in corporate nurseries in Europe, has been acquired by Antin Infrastructure Partners. Founded in 2003, Babilou is the leading group of business and community day nurseries in France and offers a network of over 1,900 family-friendly establishments in 13 countries.
buyer: Antin Infrastructure Partners S.A.S.
Antin Infrastructure Partners is a leading independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments. Based in Paris, London and New York, and fully owned by its 14 partners, the firm employs over 100 professionals. "
target: Babilou
Founded in 2003, Babilou is the leading group of business and community day nurseries in France and offers a network of over 1,900 family-friendly establishments in 13 countries (Babilou nurseries and partners, children's clubs and schools).
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closed 7/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Merhalsa, acquired Mari Hoikuen

synopsis: Merhalsa, a Japanese company engaged in the medicine, nursing, and childcare businesses, has acquired Mari Hoikuen, a group of nursery schools in Japan. Mari Hoikuen provides quality childcare services for children aged 0 to 3. Their schools offer a warm environment where children can feel at ease and enjoy themselves.
buyer: Merhalsa (JASDAQ:7688:$155.14)
Merhalsa is a Japanese company engaged in the medicine, nursing, and childcare businesses. Their pharmaceutical division operates 41 pharmacies in Tokyo. Their nursing department provides nursing services to the elderly. Merhalsa also operates 26 nursery schools in Japan. "
target: Mari Hoikuen
Mari Hoikuen is a group of nursery schools in Japan. Mari Hoikuen operates 6 nursery schools in Yokohama, Kawasaki, and Tokyo. Their schools provide quality childcare services for children aged 0 to 3. Mari Hoikuen offers a warm environment where children can feel at ease and enjoy themselves.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Storal Learning, acquired Barney Lodge Day Nursery

synopsis: Storal Learning, a company that owns and operates several nurseries across England, has acquired Barney Lodge Day Nursery, a nursery in the UK. Barney Lodge provides a positive, secure, environment which enables children to become confident learners and to blossom to their full potential.
buyer: Storal Learning
Storal Learning owns and operates several nurseries across England. Each nursery is committed to delivering the best possible care and early years education to children. Storal Learning provides a homely, safe and creative space for children to learn, develop and grow. "
target: Barney Lodge Day Nursery
Barney Lodge Day Nursery is a nursery in the UK. Barney Lodge provides a positive, secure, environment which enables children to become confident learners. The nursery features separate rooms for different age groups, allowing them to cater for the individual needs of the children.
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closed 1/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired EduKids, Inc.

synopsis: EduKids, the early childhood education and day care operation that grew to 15 locations in Western New York, has a new owner. EduKids was acquired by Busy Bees, a British early childhood education provider. EduKids employs 450 teachers and aides and serves about 2,000 families throughout the Western New York region.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare is the UK's largest provider of quality child care with 351 nurseries. Their child-centered approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality, and self-confidence through working in partnership with parents to provide the highest standards of nursery care. "
target: EduKids, Inc.
EduKids, Inc, Western New York's largest privately owned group of child care centers. Responsible for strategic planning, facility management and operations, for fourteen Nationally Accredited Child Care Centers including the corporate on-site Center at Rich Products World Headquarters in Buffalo.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kids Planet, acquired Kids Allowed

synopsis: Kids Planet, a family-owned nursery group in the UK, has acquired Kids Allowed, an award-winning nursery group in the UK. Kids Allowed operates eight childcare centres across the North West. Their centres provide outstanding nursery care and stimulating experiences that allow children to develop their knowledge, imagination, and personality.
buyer: Kids Planet
Kids Planet is a family-owned nursery group in the UK. Kids Planet operates over 40 nurseries that provide the highest standard of nursery care and education. Their nurseries offer a unique environment in which children are actively encouraged to explore, learn and to interact with others. "
target: Kids Allowed
Kids Allowed is an award-winning nursery group in the UK. Kids Allowed operates eight childcare centres across the North West. Their centres provide outstanding nursery care and stimulating experiences that allow children to develop their knowledge, imagination, and personality.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Edubee Solutions Pvt. Ltd., acquired Oi PlaySchool

synopsis: Edubees Education, an arm of FirstCry Group has acquired Oi Playschool, an initiative of People Combine Group. Founded in 2010, Oi Playschool refines skills, nurture curiosity, and encourage exploration among early learn learners.
buyer parent: FirstCry Group
buyer: Edubee Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Edubee Solutions helps schools to focus more on educating students and less on administration. Edubee provides a SaaS-based school management solution to reduce the complexity of administration and decision making. "
target parent: People Combine
target: Oi PlaySchool
Founded in 2010, Oi Playschool refines skills, nurture curiosity, and encourage exploration among early learn learners. Oi Playschool has etched a name for itself amongst the leading playschools in India.
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closed 9/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Doremi SRL

synopsis: Busy Bees Childcare, the UK headquartered global early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider has expanded into Italy with the acquisition of Doremi, an early childhood education and care provider known for its bilingual services and a curriculum where play-based learning is viewed as the keystone.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare is the UK's largest provider of quality child care with 351 nurseries. Their child-centered approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality, and self-confidence through working in partnership with parents to provide the highest standards of nursery care. "
target: Doremi SRL
Doremi is an early childhood education and care provider that currently operates seven centers in and around Milan, Italy. They are known for its bilingual services and a curriculum where play-based learning is viewed as the keystone.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Educational Playcare

synopsis: Busy Bees Childcare, the UK headquartered global early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider has expanded into the United States with the acquisition of Educational Playcare, an early childhood education and care provider that provides care for up to 4,300 children from the age of six weeks to five years.
buyer: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare is the UK's largest provider of quality child care with 351 nurseries. Their child-centered approach promotes the development of creativity, individuality, and self-confidence through working in partnership with parents to provide the highest standards of nursery care. "
target: Educational Playcare
Educational Playcare is an early childhood education and care provider. It provides care for up to 4,300 children from the age of six weeks to five years, as well as after school care for children up to the age of 12.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haroon Rashid and Javed Ghafoor, acquired Buttons & Bows Nursery School

synopsis: Buttons & Bows Nursery School in Dundee to has been sold to first time buyers, Haroon Rashid and Javed Ghafoor. Buttons & Bows Nursery School, first established by Ann Bremner in 1990, is located within the Stobswell area of Dundee, UK.
buyer: Haroon Rashid and Javed Ghafoor
Haroon Rashid and Javed Ghafoor are experienced entrepreneurs who were keen to enter the childcare sector. "
target: Buttons & Bows Nursery School
Buttons & Bows Nursery School, first established by Ann Bremner in 1990, is located within the Stobswell area of Dundee, UK. The popular nursery has capacity for 79 children and is ideally placed to take advantage of the local libraries, parks and the public bus service.
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closed 5/8/2019 via PR Newswire

O2B Kids, acquired Brookside Academy

synopsis: O2B Kids, a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S., acquired Brookside Academy. Brookside Academy, founded in 1999, has two locations in Alpharetta and Johns Creek, suburbs of Atlanta, GA.  It provides services such as infant and toddler care, preschool, afterschool enrichment programs and summer camp.
buyer: O2B Kids
O2B Kids is a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S. O2B offers preschool education for children 0 to 5 years old, afterschool enrichment programs for elementary school students, and an unprecedented family membership program for all kids 0 to 13 years old. "
target: Brookside Academy
Brookside Academy, founded in 1999, has two locations in Alpharetta and Johns Creek, suburbs of Atlanta, GA. It provides services such as infant and toddler care, preschool, afterschool enrichment programs and summer camp.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Mulberry Bush, acquired Little Acorns Nursery School

synopsis: The Mulberry Bush, an operator of children's day nurseries in Southern Hampshire, has acquired Little Acorns Nursery School, a children’s day nursery in Waterlooville. Little Acorns Nursery School provides high quality care and education for children ages 3 months to 5 years.
buyer: The Mulberry Bush
The Mulberry Bush is an operator of children's day nurseries in Southern Hampshire. Their nurseries offer premium daycare services for babies, toddlers and young children. The Mulberry Bush provides children with high quality food and excellent education. "
target: Little Acorns Nursery School
Little Acorns Nursery School is a children’s day nursery in Waterlooville. Little Acorns provides high quality care and education for children ages 3 months to 5 years. Little Acorns offers a safe, happy, and stimulating environment where children can enhance their learning and development.
price ($mm)
$0.84
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amin family, acquired Active Kids Nursery

synopsis: The Amin family, a small, family run childcare provider in the United Kingdom, has acquired Active Kids Nursery, a unique child care establishment in Hove, Brighton. Active Kids Nursery provides child care services to children age 6 months to 5 years. They offer children a safe and healthy environment that is ideal for learning.
buyer: Amin family
The Amin family is a small, family run childcare provider in the United Kingdom. The owner has over 26 years of experience in the childcare sector as a registered manager for a day nursery chain in London. "
target: Active Kids Nursery
Active Kids Nursery is a unique child care establishment in Hove, Brighton. Active Kids Nursery provides child care services to children age 6 months to 5 years. They offer children a safe and healthy environment that is ideal for learning.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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closed 2/19/2019 via Company Press Release

La Maison Bleue, acquired The Old Station Nursery

synopsis: La Maison Bleue, a company specializing in nursery management and the creation of nurseries for businesses and communities, has acquired The Old Station Nursery, a highly regarded childcare provider in the UK, where the group operates 9 nurseries and 1 after-school club.
buyer: La Maison Bleue
La Maison Bleue is a company specializing in nursery management and the creation of nurseries for businesses and communities. LMB has a strong track-record in investing into its existing estate and new nurseries to grow its presence. "
target: The Old Station Nursery
Founded in 2002 by Sarah Steel, The Old Station Nursery is a highly regarded childcare provider in the counties of Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, where the group operates 9 nurseries and 1 after-school club.
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closed 12/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Hjalli Model, acquired Elmwood Nursery School

synopsis: The Hjalli Model, the largest educational firm in Iceland, has acquired Elmwood Nursery School, a family owned nursery school in Scotland. Elmwood offers a safe and loving environment where parents can leave their children. Their well trained team provides varied, stimulating, challenging and fun learning experiences for children of all ages.
buyer: The Hjalli Model
The Hjalli Model is the largest educational firm in Iceland. The firm operates 14 kindergartens and 3 elementary schools in Iceland. The Hjalli Model has around 450 employees that teach and take care of over 2000 children. "
target: Elmwood Nursery School
Elmwood Nursery School is a family owned nursery school in Scotland. Elmwood offers a safe and loving environment where parents can leave their children. Their well trained team provides varied, stimulating, challenging and fun learning experiences for children of all ages.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amelio Early Education Pvt. Ltd., acquired Tom & Jerry Creche

synopsis: Amelio Early Education, a growing chain of high quality corporate daycare's, completed the asset purchase of Tom & Jerry Creche, a Bengaluru chain of B2B childcare centers. Tom & Jerry Creche provides quality child care, backup care and operates creches inside office complexes across South India.
buyer parent: Evancia Babilou
buyer: Amelio Early Education Pvt. Ltd.
Amelio in among India's first employer sponsored daycare service providers. Amelio creates and manages high-quality daycares for corporations and institutions in India. Based out of Chennai, Amelio currently operates 14 successful childcare centers across several cities in India. "
target: Tom & Jerry Creche
Tom & Jerry Creche provides quality child care, backup care and operates creches inside office complexes across South India. They work with organizations to develop the right child care solution tailored to meet the employees need.
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closed 8/27/2018 via BusinessWire

KinderCare Education LLC, acquired Rainbow Child Care Center

synopsis: Further cementing its leadership role as the largest childcare provider in the United States, KinderCare Education (KCE) announced the successful acquisition of Rainbow Child Care Center and its 150 centers in 16 states. Based in Troy, Michigan, Rainbow is the eighth largest child care provider in the nation.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: KinderCare Education LLC
KinderCare Education is an experience-based provider of early education and child care with more than 32,000 teachers and staff serving 170,000 children and their families every day. "
target parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
target: Rainbow Child Care Center
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Rainbow Child Care Center is a leading provider of high-quality early education and child care services. They offer many educational child care services for infants to kindergarten age children.
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closed 11/27/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Onex Corporation, acquired KidsFoundation

synopsis: Onex Corporation, one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms, has acquired KidsFoundation, the largest childcare provider in the Netherlands. KidsFoundation offers nursery care for children between six weeks and four years old. They also offer before and after school care services for children ages 4 to 12.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$1,081.00)
Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Through its Onex Partners and ONCAP private equity funds, Onex acquires and builds high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. "
target: KidsFoundation
KidsFoundation is the largest childcare provider in the Netherlands. They offer nursery care for children between six weeks and four years old. They also offer before and after school care services for children ages 4 to 12. The company provides childcare for over 30,000 children across 281 centres.
price ($mm)
$172
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closed 4/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bright Horizons Family Solutions, acquired Yellow Dot Nursery

synopsis: Bright Horizons, the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, back-up care, education and work/life solutions, has acquired Yellow Dot Nursery, an owner and operator of 12 nurseries in the United Kingdom. Yellow Dot Nursery provides an educationally stimulating environment where children are valued and cared for as individuals.
buyer: Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM:$1,832.29)
Bright Horizons is the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, back-up care, education and work/life solutions with more than 700 child care and early education programs and schools for employers and working families across the US, UK, Ireland and Canada. "
target: Yellow Dot Nursery
Founded in 1997, Yellow Dot Nursery owns and operates 12 nurseries in the United Kingdom. Their nurseries provide both an educationally stimulating and nurturing environment where children are valued and cared for as individuals, whilst being supported and encouraged to develop their potential.
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closed 3/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Evancia Babilou, acquired Amelio Early Education Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: European childcare group Babilou has acquired a majority stake in Amelio Early Education, a Chennai-based chain of early education centers. Amelio currently operates 14 childcare centers, with 220 employees that serve the needs of 1,200 parents.
buyer: Evancia Babilou
Founded in 2003 and based in France, Babilou is an international nursery operator with over 500 childcare centers around the world. Babilou welcomes nearly 20,000 children every week and supports more than 1,200 corporate clients of all sizes. "
target: Amelio Early Education Pvt. Ltd.
Amelio in among India's first employer sponsored daycare service providers. Amelio creates and manages high-quality daycares for corporations and institutions in India. Based out of Chennai, Amelio currently operates 14 successful childcare centers across several cities in India.
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Merhalsa
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$155.14
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
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Early Learning Services Limited
Early Learning Services Limited
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.
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Evolve Education Group Limited
Evolve Education Group Limited
Evolve Education Group is a New Zealand owned and operated provider of high-quality, multifaceted Early Childhood Education (ECE) services. Evolve’s priority is to ensure every child gets the full attention and support they need in their early years.
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$17.54
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Kyoshin Co., Ltd.
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