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Category: Early Years

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US: Stride bounces back into profit

Stride, an education company that sells online schooling and curricula for pre-K through to high ...
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UK: Sunny Day Nurseries acquires Devon setting

Early childcare group Sunny Day Nurseries has acquired the coincidentally closely named Sunny Days Nursery ...
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UK: Family First purchases Kent nursery

Nursery group Family First has acquired Little Explorers Day Nursery in Rochester, Kent, a family-run, ...
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UK: Kindred Nurseries acquires Essex nursery group

Nursery group Kindred Nurseries has acquired ABC Rainbow Day Nurseries which has settings in Rayleigh ...
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US: Wonderschool raises $25m in Series B funding

San Francisco-based childcare management platform Wonderschool has raised $25 million in a Series B round ...
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UK: The Little Sports Group purchases West Yorkshire nursery

The Little Sports Group, the parent company for a primary education business, LSC, has purchased ...
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UK: The Old Station Nursery Group acquires Polkadot Nurseries

From left: Kirsty Love, head of operational projects and transitions at The Old Station Nursery ...
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Exclusive: The Old Station Nursery acquires Wiltshire setting

The Old Station Nursery Group in the UK has acquired Sixpenny Day Nursery & Pre-school ...
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Australia: Edge Early Learning raises A$25m

Queensland-based early childhood education and care provider Edge Early Learning has secured A$25 million (£13.2 ...
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UK: Kids Planet acquires Birmingham nursery

Nursery group Kids Planet has acquired George Perkins Day Nursery in Birmingham which has operating ...
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UK: Kids Planet acquires nine-setting nursery portfolio

Nursery group Kids Planet has acquired Kinder Haven, a nine-setting nursery group in West Yorkshire. ...
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UK: N Family Club acquires nursery group Bright Minds Daycare

N Family Club has acquired West Midlands provider, Bright Minds Daycare, adding four nurseries to ...
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UK: Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan could sell Busy Bees

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has approached banks about a potential disposal of its majority ...
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UK: Purley purchases Nottinghamshire nursery

Nursery group Purley, which has settings in Stoke, Northampton and Chesterfield, has acquired Dragonflies Day ...
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UK: Kids Planet acquires Yorkshire setting

Nursery group Kids Planet has acquired Rainbow Private Nursery School in Barkston Ash, a small ...
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Exclusive: Fast-growing childcare provider taps DC Advisory to explore equity raise

A fast-growing London-based nursery operator has retained advisors to explore strategic options that could include ...
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UK: The Old Station Nursery Group acquires five West Midlands settings

The Old Station Nursery Group has acquired My First Friends, a group of fivenurseries based ...
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Exclusive: Large UK nursery chain revives sale plans

The owners of nearly 40 UK nurseries have revived plans to sell the business by ...
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UK: Busy Bees purchases South Lanarkshire nursery

Busy Bees has acquired Oakwood House Nursery in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, a 172-place day nursery ...
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US: Third-quarter profit boost for Bright Horizons

Childcare and early education group Bright Horizons Family Solutions has reported net income of $26.8 ...
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UK: Kids Planet snaps up two family-run day nurseries in Coventry

Nursery group Kids Planet has acquired Tic Toc Day Nursery, a group of two day ...
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UK: Welcome Nurseries purchases Manchester preparatory school and nursery

Welcome Nurseries has acquired the former Grafton House Preparatory School & Nursery in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater ...
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UK: Family First Nursery Group buys 10 West Midlands settings

Family First Nursery Group has acquired Footsteps Day Nurseries, a group of 10 independent nurseries ...
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Australasia: Busy Bees expands down under

UK-based childcare company Busy Bees has made its first acquisition in New Zealand and has ...
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UK: Forfar Education acquires independent day school Argyle House

Forfar Education has acquired Argyle House School in Sunderland, an independent day school educating children ...
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Exclusive: Busy Bees’ backer hires bankers for £2.5bn 2022 auction

The majority owner of Busy Bees, the largest private UK nursery operators with some 650 ...
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Wellington College International to open schools in India

Wellington College International (WCI) and Unison Group are partnering to establish Wellington College schools in ...
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UK: Dukes Education purchases The Kindergartens’ 10 settings

Dukes Education has acquired The Kindergartens portfolio of 10 nursery schools.
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UK: Tommies Childcare expands into Birmingham

Family-run day nursery and pre-school provider Tommies Childcare has acquired Karen’s Kindergarden in Erdington in ...
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US: LCP Group acquires three early childhood education facilities

New York City-based private real estate investment firm LCP Group has acquired three early childhood ...
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Ireland: Busy Bees acquires Park Academy Childcare

Childcare provider Busy Bees has acquired Park Academy Childcare, comprising eight creches in south Dublin ...
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Australia: G8 acquires in-home care provider

Australian childcare provider G8 Education has acquired specialist in-home childcare and National Disability Insurance Scheme ...
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Reigate Grammar School to launch in Vietnam under JV

Reigate Grammar School, a UK mixed independent day school in Surrey, has entered a partnership ...
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Spain: Globeducate acquires Cambridge House Community College

K12 bilingual and international school groups Globeducate has acquired Cambridge House Community College in Valencia, ...
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Australia: Busy Bees acquires 11 settings

Early childhood education and care provider Busy Bees Early Learning Australia has acquired 11 Perth-based ...
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Italy: Globeducate acquires school and pre-school in Milan

Bilingual and international school group Globeducate has acquired Bilingual European School and the British American ...
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UK: Just Childcare acquires Chestnuts nurseries in Gloucester

The Just Childcare group has acquired Chestnuts’ three nurseries in Gloucester located at Barnwood, Longlevens ...
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New Zealand: Evolve Education announces half-year loss

Auckland-based New Zealand and Australian childcare and education centre operator Evolve Education Group has announced ...
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UK: Kids Planet acquires two West Midlands nurseries

Kids Planet has acquired two Peepo Day Nursery settings, one in Solihull and the other ...
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UK: LXi REIT acquires 23 nursery properties for £34m

LXi REIT, a London-based real estate investment trust, has completed an off-market sale-and-leaseback acquisition of ...
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