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G8 confirms sale of 25 centres in WA to Sparrow Early Learning for $6.1m

G8 Education Ltd has entered into an agreement to sell 25 early childhood education and care centres in Western Australia (WA) to Queensland (QLD) based operator Sparrow Early Learning for a total of $6.1 million.

a month ago

by Jason Roberts

Think confirms the acquisition of 11 centres from former lead incubator Edhod

Think Childcare (Think) has confirmed the purchase of 11 early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres from Edhod Pty Ltd (Edhod), formally the Group’s main incubator, for a total of $16 million.

2 months ago

by Jason Roberts

Global ECEC provider Busy Bees Childcare makes two acquisitions, in US and Italy

Busy Bees Childcare, the UK headquartered, global early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider with a significant presence in Australia has expanded into the United States with the acquisition of Connecticut based Educational Playcare and into Italy with the acquisition of bilingual provider Doremi.  

3 months ago

by Jason Roberts

Major US private equity house buys majority stake in Indian ECEC provider

US private equity company KKR & Co have purchased a majority stake in EuroKids, one of India’s largest education service providers in the pre school and private K-12 school sectors for a sum believed to be around A$400 million.

3 months ago

by Jason Roberts

Think confirms centre settlements and provides update on incubator status and strategy

Think Childcare Ltd (Think) has today confirmed the settlement of four new Nido centres, as well as the opening of a new Greenfield centre in Moonee Valley, Melbourne. In addition, the company provided an update on their incubator strategy that includes a comment on Edhod Pty Ltd (Edhod), their main incubator partner, that saw receivers step in and take control in early June.

5 months ago

by Jason Roberts