Like Kimberley Nursery School

announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fairoak Nursery School, will acquire Kimberley Nursery School

synopsis: Two Newport, UK-based nurseries will merge despite being 2.7 miles apart from each other. The Kimberley Nursery School and Fairoak Nursery School will merge. Kimberley Nursery School starts with students in the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
buyer: Fairoak Nursery School
Fairoak Nursery School is a nursery school in Newport, Wales. Fairoak Nursery School was opened in 1968. The school has a caring and happy ethos shared by children, parents, staff and governors. Throughout the year, there can be up to 144 children on roll in the nursery. "
target: Kimberley Nursery School
Kimberley Nursery School is a nursery based in Newport, United Kingdom. The Nursery starts with the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
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closed 8/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Egg Day Nursery

synopsis: Busy Bees, the UK's largest provider of quality child care, has acquired Egg Day Nursery, a family-owned group of day care nurseries in the UK. Egg Day Nursery offers outstanding care and education in well-resourced, unique environments. Their nurseries work hard to provide children with memorable and fun experiences.
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: Egg Day Nursery
Egg Day Nursery is a family-owned group of day care nurseries in the UK. Egg Day Nursery offers outstanding care and education in well-resourced, unique environments. Their nurseries work hard to provide children with memorable and fun experiences.
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closed 6/29/2022 via PR Web

Endeavor Schools, acquired The Baltimore Montessori

synopsis: Endeavor Schools is proud to announce the acquisition of The Baltimore Montessori, an acclaimed school with two campuses in the downtown Baltimore vicinity. Founded in 2006, The Baltimore Montessori offers childcare and educational programs for children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
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 Baltimore Montessori
The Baltimore Montessori offers childcare and educational programs for children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years. In addition to its foundational Montessori curriculum, the school provides children with an eclectic array of activities, including gardening, yoga, art, Spanish, and more.
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closed 3/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Harlequin Childcare

synopsis: Busy Bees, the UK's largest provider of quality child care, has acquired Harlequin Childcare, a family owned full time day nursery in the UK. Harlequin Childcare provides a safe and nurturing environment with spacious rooms for children to learn and play in. They work with parents to guide each child to develop their full potential as individuals.
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: Harlequin Childcare
Harlequin Childcare is a family owned full time day nursery in the UK. Harlequin Childcare provides a safe and nurturing environment with bright, spacious rooms for children to learn and play in. They work with parents to guide each child to develop their full potential as individuals.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Kids Planet, acquired Kinder Haven Ltd

synopsis: Kids Planet, a family-owned nursery group in the UK, has acquired Kinder Haven Nurseries, a group of nine nurseries in the UK. Kinder Haven is committed to enabling children to participate in a wide variety of play-based activities. They provide balanced curriculum to support independence, confidence, overall development and self respect.
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: Kinder Haven Ltd
Kinder Haven is a group of nine nurseries in the UK. Kinder Haven is committed to enabling children to participate in a wide variety of play-based activities. They provide balanced curriculum and consistent strategies to support independence, confidence, overall development and self respect.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nina’s Nurseries, acquired Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery

synopsis: Nina's Nurseries, a group of nurseries in the UK, has acquired Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery, a day nursery in the UK. Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery offers a safe and secure environment for children to develop and learn through play. The nursery provides facilities for children aged from 3 months through to pre-school age.
buyer: Nina’s Nurseries
Nina's Nurseries are a group of nurseries in the UK. Nina's Nurseries provides inspiring childcare and early education for children aged 3 months to five years. Their unique nurseries offer a variety of activities and opportunities to encourage every child’s development. "
target: Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery
Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery is a day nursery in the UK. Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery offers a safe and secure environment for children to develop and learn through play. The nursery provides facilities for children aged from 3 months through to pre-school age.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Golden Apples Day Nursery Limited, acquired Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Day Nurseries

synopsis: UK-based Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Nurseries in Woodbridge, Suffolk have been sold to Golden Apples Nursery. Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Nurseries are two purpose-built children’s day nurseries with a fantastic reputation for high-quality childcare, with both nurseries being rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
buyer: Golden Apples Day Nursery Limited
Based in the UK, Golden Apples Nursery is committed to creating a friendly and secure environment for every child to thrive and achieve the best possible outcome. Golden Apples Nursery is all about happy children, where a range of learning experiences provided engages children. "
target: Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Day Nurseries
Based in the UK, Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Nurseries are two purpose-built children’s day nurseries with a fantastic reputation for high-quality childcare, with both nurseries being rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Country Kids Day Nursery, acquired Giggles Galore

synopsis: Country Kids Day Nursery, a nursery operator in the UK, has acquired Giggles Galore, a private children’s day nursery in the UK. Giggles Galore offers year-round care and indoor/outdoor learning through play for children from birth to primary school. They provide rich learning experiences that are tailored to a child's individual needs.
buyer: Country Kids Day Nursery
Country Kids Day Nursery is a nursery operator in the UK. Country Kids operates four fantastic nurseries in Kneesall, Newark, Rainworth and Sleaford. Their nurseries take children back to nature and support them to learn through good old fashioned outdoor play and hands on learning experiences. "
target: Giggles Galore
Giggles Galore is a well-respected private children’s day nursery in the UK. Giggles Galore offers year-round care and indoor/outdoor learning through play for children from birth to primary school. They provide rich learning experiences that are tailored to a child's individual needs.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

SENKO Group Holdings Co., Ltd., acquired Procare Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SENKO Group Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading logistics company in Japan, has acquired Procare, a Japanese company that operates nursery schools and daycare centers. Procare aims to help children grow by providing them with a welcoming second home, nutritious food, and a wide variety of experiences.
buyer: SENKO Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE:9069:$5,361.25)
SENKO Group Holdings is a leading logistics company in Japan. SENKO Group Holdings provides logistics services to customers in various industries, including construction, retail, chemicals, food and more. Their logistics consulting business helps businesses to develop and manage IT systems. "
target: Procare Co., Ltd.
Procare is a Japanese company that operates nursery schools and daycare centers. Procare operates schools and centers at 54 locations throughout Japan. The company aims to help children grow by providing them with a welcoming second home, nutritious food, and a wide variety of experiences.
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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. (ENXTPA:ANTIN:$184.16)
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.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fairoak Nursery School, will acquire Kimberley Nursery School

synopsis: Two Newport, UK-based nurseries will merge despite being 2.7 miles apart from each other. The Kimberley Nursery School and Fairoak Nursery School will merge. Kimberley Nursery School starts with students in the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
buyer: Fairoak Nursery School
Fairoak Nursery School is a nursery school in Newport, Wales. Fairoak Nursery School was opened in 1968. The school has a caring and happy ethos shared by children, parents, staff and governors. Throughout the year, there can be up to 144 children on roll in the nursery. "
target: Kimberley Nursery School
Kimberley Nursery School is a nursery based in Newport, United Kingdom. The Nursery starts with the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fairoak Nursery School, will acquire Kimberley Nursery School

synopsis: Two Newport, UK-based nurseries will merge despite being 2.7 miles apart from each other. The Kimberley Nursery School and Fairoak Nursery School will merge. Kimberley Nursery School starts with students in the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
buyer: Fairoak Nursery School
Fairoak Nursery School is a nursery school in Newport, Wales. Fairoak Nursery School was opened in 1968. The school has a caring and happy ethos shared by children, parents, staff and governors. Throughout the year, there can be up to 144 children on roll in the nursery. "
target: Kimberley Nursery School
Kimberley Nursery School is a nursery based in Newport, United Kingdom. The Nursery starts with the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fairoak Nursery School, will acquire Kimberley Nursery School

synopsis: Two Newport, UK-based nurseries will merge despite being 2.7 miles apart from each other. The Kimberley Nursery School and Fairoak Nursery School will merge. Kimberley Nursery School starts with students in the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
buyer: Fairoak Nursery School
Fairoak Nursery School is a nursery school in Newport, Wales. Fairoak Nursery School was opened in 1968. The school has a caring and happy ethos shared by children, parents, staff and governors. Throughout the year, there can be up to 144 children on roll in the nursery. "
target: Kimberley Nursery School
Kimberley Nursery School is a nursery based in Newport, United Kingdom. The Nursery starts with the Rising 3s and takes children until they reach four years of age, giving the children a good start to schooling.
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closed 8/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Egg Day Nursery

synopsis: Busy Bees, the UK's largest provider of quality child care, has acquired Egg Day Nursery, a family-owned group of day care nurseries in the UK. Egg Day Nursery offers outstanding care and education in well-resourced, unique environments. Their nurseries work hard to provide children with memorable and fun experiences.
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: Egg Day Nursery
Egg Day Nursery is a family-owned group of day care nurseries in the UK. Egg Day Nursery offers outstanding care and education in well-resourced, unique environments. Their nurseries work hard to provide children with memorable and fun experiences.
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closed 6/29/2022 via PR Web

Endeavor Schools, acquired The Baltimore Montessori

synopsis: Endeavor Schools is proud to announce the acquisition of The Baltimore Montessori, an acclaimed school with two campuses in the downtown Baltimore vicinity. Founded in 2006, The Baltimore Montessori offers childcare and educational programs for children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
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 Baltimore Montessori
The Baltimore Montessori offers childcare and educational programs for children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years. In addition to its foundational Montessori curriculum, the school provides children with an eclectic array of activities, including gardening, yoga, art, Spanish, and more.
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closed 3/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd., acquired Harlequin Childcare

synopsis: Busy Bees, the UK's largest provider of quality child care, has acquired Harlequin Childcare, a family owned full time day nursery in the UK. Harlequin Childcare provides a safe and nurturing environment with spacious rooms for children to learn and play in. They work with parents to guide each child to develop their full potential as individuals.
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: Harlequin Childcare
Harlequin Childcare is a family owned full time day nursery in the UK. Harlequin Childcare provides a safe and nurturing environment with bright, spacious rooms for children to learn and play in. They work with parents to guide each child to develop their full potential as individuals.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Kids Planet, acquired Kinder Haven Ltd

synopsis: Kids Planet, a family-owned nursery group in the UK, has acquired Kinder Haven Nurseries, a group of nine nurseries in the UK. Kinder Haven is committed to enabling children to participate in a wide variety of play-based activities. They provide balanced curriculum to support independence, confidence, overall development and self respect.
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: Kinder Haven Ltd
Kinder Haven is a group of nine nurseries in the UK. Kinder Haven is committed to enabling children to participate in a wide variety of play-based activities. They provide balanced curriculum and consistent strategies to support independence, confidence, overall development and self respect.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nina’s Nurseries, acquired Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery

synopsis: Nina's Nurseries, a group of nurseries in the UK, has acquired Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery, a day nursery in the UK. Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery offers a safe and secure environment for children to develop and learn through play. The nursery provides facilities for children aged from 3 months through to pre-school age.
buyer: Nina’s Nurseries
Nina's Nurseries are a group of nurseries in the UK. Nina's Nurseries provides inspiring childcare and early education for children aged 3 months to five years. Their unique nurseries offer a variety of activities and opportunities to encourage every child’s development. "
target: Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery
Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery is a day nursery in the UK. Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery offers a safe and secure environment for children to develop and learn through play. The nursery provides facilities for children aged from 3 months through to pre-school age.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Golden Apples Day Nursery Limited, acquired Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Day Nurseries

synopsis: UK-based Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Nurseries in Woodbridge, Suffolk have been sold to Golden Apples Nursery. Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Nurseries are two purpose-built children’s day nurseries with a fantastic reputation for high-quality childcare, with both nurseries being rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
buyer: Golden Apples Day Nursery Limited
Based in the UK, Golden Apples Nursery is committed to creating a friendly and secure environment for every child to thrive and achieve the best possible outcome. Golden Apples Nursery is all about happy children, where a range of learning experiences provided engages children. "
target: Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Day Nurseries
Based in the UK, Bridge Farm and Rendlesham Nurseries are two purpose-built children’s day nurseries with a fantastic reputation for high-quality childcare, with both nurseries being rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Country Kids Day Nursery, acquired Giggles Galore

synopsis: Country Kids Day Nursery, a nursery operator in the UK, has acquired Giggles Galore, a private children’s day nursery in the UK. Giggles Galore offers year-round care and indoor/outdoor learning through play for children from birth to primary school. They provide rich learning experiences that are tailored to a child's individual needs.
buyer: Country Kids Day Nursery
Country Kids Day Nursery is a nursery operator in the UK. Country Kids operates four fantastic nurseries in Kneesall, Newark, Rainworth and Sleaford. Their nurseries take children back to nature and support them to learn through good old fashioned outdoor play and hands on learning experiences. "
target: Giggles Galore
Giggles Galore is a well-respected private children’s day nursery in the UK. Giggles Galore offers year-round care and indoor/outdoor learning through play for children from birth to primary school. They provide rich learning experiences that are tailored to a child's individual needs.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

SENKO Group Holdings Co., Ltd., acquired Procare Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SENKO Group Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading logistics company in Japan, has acquired Procare, a Japanese company that operates nursery schools and daycare centers. Procare aims to help children grow by providing them with a welcoming second home, nutritious food, and a wide variety of experiences.
buyer: SENKO Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE:9069:$5,361.25)
SENKO Group Holdings is a leading logistics company in Japan. SENKO Group Holdings provides logistics services to customers in various industries, including construction, retail, chemicals, food and more. Their logistics consulting business helps businesses to develop and manage IT systems. "
target: Procare Co., Ltd.
Procare is a Japanese company that operates nursery schools and daycare centers. Procare operates schools and centers at 54 locations throughout Japan. The company aims to help children grow by providing them with a welcoming second home, nutritious food, and a wide variety of experiences.
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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. (ENXTPA:ANTIN:$184.16)
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:$155.14)
Merhalsa is a Japanese company engaged in the medicine, nursing, and childcare businesses. Their pharmaceutical division operates 41 pharmacies in Tokyo. Their nursing department provides nursing services to the elderly. Merhalsa also operates 26 nursery schools in Japan. "
target: Mari Hoikuen
Mari Hoikuen is a group of nursery schools in Japan. Mari Hoikuen operates 6 nursery schools in Yokohama, Kawasaki, and Tokyo. Their schools provide quality childcare services for children aged 0 to 3. Mari Hoikuen offers a warm environment where children can feel at ease and enjoy themselves.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
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0.0x
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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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.
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Ticker: JASDAQ:7688
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Merhalsa
Merhalsa
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$155.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.29
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
$4.04
Employees
2448
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Early Learning Services Limited
Early Learning Services Limited
Early Learning Services Limited operates child care centers that provide education and care to children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. Its facilities provide long day care, before and after school care, casual care, and holiday care.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$950.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.49
EBIT ($mm)
($30.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2300
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Ticker: NZSE:EVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$97.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.64
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$0.46
Employees
1942
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Ticker: TSE:4735
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kyoshin Co., Ltd.
Kyoshin Co., Ltd.
Kyoshin Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company that operates cram schools in Japan, Germany, China, and the USA. Their schools are aimed at primary to high school students. Kyoshin provides services for exam preparation, English language learning for young children, and Japanese language learning.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$162.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.17
EBIT ($mm)
$4.76
Net Income ($mm)
$4.86
Employees
1463
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Ticker: JASDAQ:7688
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Merhalsa
Merhalsa
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$155.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.29
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
$4.04
Employees
2448
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Early Learning Services Limited
Early Learning Services Limited
Early Learning Services Limited operates child care centers that provide education and care to children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. Its facilities provide long day care, before and after school care, casual care, and holiday care.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$950.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.49
EBIT ($mm)
($30.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2300
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Ticker: NZSE:EVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$97.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.64
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$0.46
Employees
1942
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Ticker: TSE:4735
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kyoshin Co., Ltd.
Kyoshin Co., Ltd.
Kyoshin Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company that operates cram schools in Japan, Germany, China, and the USA. Their schools are aimed at primary to high school students. Kyoshin provides services for exam preparation, English language learning for young children, and Japanese language learning.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$162.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.17
EBIT ($mm)
$4.76
Net Income ($mm)
$4.86
Employees
1463
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