Like ABC Learning Centres Ltd

announced 12/9/2009 via BNC Analysis

GoodStart, will acquire ABC Learning Centres Ltd

synopsis: 678 ABC Learning centres will be purchased from receivers McGrathNicol by GoodStart, a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
buyer: GoodStart
GoodStart is a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence. "
target: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff.
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$91
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announced 5/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

iCollege Ltd., will acquire Lara Group Plc

synopsis: iCollege, a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world, will acquire Lara Group plc, the UK's largest dedicated childcare vocational training and SaaS provider. Lara Group provides training and apprenticeships to childcare management software, fee collection, and marketing services.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$9.23)
iCollege is a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world. They help workers stay relevant in an ever-changing employment environment. The online education provider creates more engaging training experiences for people looking to get ahead. "
target: Lara Group Plc
Lara Group is a global conglomerate that provides developmental products and services to the early years’ sector. Lara Group provides a number of high-quality products and services, these include training and apprenticeships to childcare management software, fee collection, and marketing services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 4/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Learning Care Group, Inc., acquired Young School

synopsis: Learning Care Group, Inc. announced its acquisition of Young School, six preschools serving families in Maryland in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, and Howard Counties. Learning Care Group is the second-largest for-profit early education and childcare provider in North America.
buyer parent: American Securities Capital Partners
buyer: Learning Care Group, Inc.
Learning Care Group is a leader in early childhood education, with more than 50 years of experience in inspiring children to love learning. Headquartered in Novi, Mich., the company is the second largest for-profit early education and care provider in North America. "
target: Young School
Young School is a daycare group that aims to inspire a lifelong love of learning by providing a thoughtful, nurturing environment for children that fosters creativity, independence and social confidence in a dynamic, joyful setting that is respectful of each child’s needs and individuality.
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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:$24.52)
SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie (SDM) is an operator of dance academies in Hong Kong. SDM offers ballet and jazz courses for children between the ages of 1 and 16. SDM also provides over 300 performance opportunities to students annually to help them build confidence, friendships and team spirit. "
target: ELFA Preschool
ELFA Preschool is a Singapore-based company that operates preschools. ELFA operates over 120 centres that offer rich educational programmes to more than 20,000 students annually. They offer infant and toddler programmes, preschool programmes, and special programmes focused on arts and crafts.
price ($mm)
$1.52
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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 $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: The Learning Experience
The Learning Experience®, with more than 300 centers operating or under development, is one of the nation's fastest-growing Academies of Early Education for children ages six weeks to six years old. The Learning Experience places a prominent focus on programs that advance scholastic preparation.
price ($mm)
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$22
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0.0x
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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.
price ($mm)
$114
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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:$17.10)
MindChamps is the #1 market share leader with 39.5% of the premium range pre-schools in Singapore. Their unique advanced learning programmes are the result of the combined work of a team of world-class professionals from 4 different continents (Asia, Australia, Europe and North America). "
seller: Cherry Bridge Station
The four early learning centres in the suburbs of Ropes Crossing, Lane Cove, West Hoxton and Penrith belong to Cherry Bridge Station, Australia’s number one childcare provider. Cherry Bridge Station operates state of the art early learning and childcare centres that are equipped to meet any demand.
price ($mm)
$9.90
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$144
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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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:$56.43)
BrightPath is a Canadian leader in the child care industry with 77 locations in major markets across the country. Meeting the highest standards in curriculum, nutrition, technology and recreational programing, BrightPath is committed to providing the best child development programs and care.
price ($mm)[EV]
$74 [$106]
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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1.9x
EV / EBITDA
17.3x
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:$1,436.32)
AcadeMedia is Northern Europe's largest education company, with locations/facilities/presence in Sweden, Norway and Germany. Their 12,500 employees at 550 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. "
target: Step Kids Education GmbH
Founded in 2011, Step Kids Education (Stepke) operates seven preschools and three mobile preschools in Germany, with 640 children and 200 employees. Their preschools are located in the Brandenburg and Nordrhein-Westfalen regions.
price ($mm)
$8.66
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
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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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announced 12/9/2009 via BNC Analysis

GoodStart, will acquire ABC Learning Centres Ltd

synopsis: 678 ABC Learning centres will be purchased from receivers McGrathNicol by GoodStart, a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
buyer: GoodStart
GoodStart is a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence. "
target: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff.
price ($mm)
$91
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closed 6/19/2009 via BNC Analysis

Knowledge Universe, Inc., acquired Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.

synopsis: Busy Bees, the UK’s largest nursery group, has been sold to Singapore-based Knowledge Universe Education for an undisclosed sum after its Australian parent-company, ABC Learning Centres Ltd went into receivership.
buyer: Knowledge Universe, Inc.
Knowledge Universe Education (KUE) companies provide early childhood education programs, primary-through-secondary curricula, and supplemental educational services at thousands of physical locations, and through top-rated online schools and home schooling environments. "
target parent: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
target: Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.
Busy Bees Childcare, Ltd. operates childcare nurseries, and creche facilities at shopping, sports, and leisure centers. It offers out of school clubs, day nurseries, education and provides childcare service for children up to five years.
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closed 6/25/2008 via BusinessWire

Morgan Stanley, acquired Learning Care Group, Inc.

synopsis: Morgan Stanley Private Equity has completed its previously signed agreement to acquire a 60 percent stake in Learning Care Group, the U.S. subsidiary of A.B.C. Learning Centres Limited. The transaction, announced on April 22, values 100 percent of Learning Care Group at $700 million.
buyer: Morgan Stanley (MS:$45,415.00)
Morgan Stanley, a financial services company, provides various products and services to clients and customers, including corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. The company operates in 4 segments: Institutional Securities, Retail Brokerage, Asset Management, and Discover."
target parent: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
target: Learning Care Group, Inc.
Learning Care Group, Inc. is the parent company of Tutor Time Child Care / Learning Centers and Childtime Learning Centers. As one of the nation's premier child care providers, the company has grown into a network of more than 450 centers, including operations in 25 states and internationally.
price ($mm)
$420*
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closed 1/1/2007 via

ABC Learning Centres Ltd, acquired La Petite Academy

synopsis: A.B.C. Learning Centres Limited has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chicago-based childcare services provider La Petite Academy from an affiliate of JP Morgan Partners, LLC, other investors and management for approximately US$330 million.
buyer: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: La Petite Academy
One of the nation's largest privately held educational child care companies. La Petite operates 650 academies in 36 states and the District of Columbia and has the capacity to serve 97,500 children with an average centre size of 150 places.
price ($mm)
$330
rev ($mm)
$400
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0.8x
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closed 12/18/2006 via

ABC Learning Centres Ltd, acquired Busy Bees Group Ltd

synopsis: A.B.C. Learning Centres Limited has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire for UK£71 million a leading United Kingdom childcare company, Busy Bees Group Ltd. Busy Bees devised and operates an innovative childcare voucher system which ABC believes it can apply in other countries.
buyer: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff. "
target: Busy Bees Group Ltd
Busy Bees Childcare, Ltd. operates childcare nurseries, and creche facilities at shopping, sports, and leisure centers. It offers out of school clubs, day nurseries, education and provides childcare service for children up to five years.
price ($mm)
$139
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closed 2/1/2007 via

ABC Learning Centres Ltd, purchased 49 childcare centres in New Zealand and six in Australia from Macquarie Capital Alliance Group

synopsis: A.B.C. Learning Centres Limited has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 49 childcare centres in New Zealand and six in Australia for A$65 million from Macquarie Leisure Services Pty Ltd. These centres will be integrated into ABC’s existing operations.
buyer: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff. "
seller: Macquarie Capital Alliance Group
Macquarie Capital Alliance Group is an Australian Stock Exchange listed investment fund which was established in March 2005 to raise A$1 billion to co-invest alongside the Macquarie Bank Group and its clients globally.
price ($mm)
$51
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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.
price ($mm)
$66
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announced 12/9/2009 via BNC Analysis

GoodStart, will acquire ABC Learning Centres Ltd

synopsis: 678 ABC Learning centres will be purchased from receivers McGrathNicol by GoodStart, a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
buyer: GoodStart
GoodStart is a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence. "
target: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff.
price ($mm)
$91
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