Busy Bees take acquisition opportunities in childcare sector

Marg Randles, managing director of Busy Bees
Gareth Iley, partner at Clearwater International, looks at recent deals affecting the childcare sector Staffordshire-based Busy Bees, the UK’s biggest childcare provider, which was acquired by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in October 2013, has certainly been busy this year on the acquisition front. Having already snapped up nursery groups Treetops, for £93m, and Bramleys, as well as single site providers Herriot Hill and Toybox, the company has now made its debut into the Canadian market. Purchasing Canada’s only pub... For the full story register now for free or login below...