UK-based Childcare Provider Busy Bees Acquires Educational Playcare and Doremi

After the acquisitions of Doremi and Educational Playcare, Busy Bees is providing service to 55,000 plus children through 630 sites all over the world.

Premier childcare provider in the United Kingdom Busy Bees has declared the acquisition of another US-based childcare provider Educational Playcare. Apart from Educational Playcare, Busy Bees has also purchased bilingual childcare provider Doremi, allowing Busy Bees in the Italian market. These acquisitions are in lined with strategies of Busy Bees for business expansion plan.

“From more than 35 year Busy Bees has offered exceptional childcare in local communities all over the world. We are delighted to welcome Doremi and Educational Playcare into our family, providing care for children, helping children and their families, and staff even more than ever before. These recent acquisitions enable us to move into two new markets in the US and Italy, solidifying our worldwide portfolio and adding new talent into the business of Busy Bees,” said Busy Bees’ Group CEO, Simon Irons.

Simon further said, “As part of due diligence, we have gone through thorough audit and review to assure both companies are in lined to Busy Bees’ vision and values before closing the deal. We are self-assured that the teams at both companies will improve our international capabilities as a premier childcare provider and benefit us to provide remember childcare experience for the children under Busy Bees’ care.”

After the acquisitions of Doremi and Educational Playcare, Busy Bees is providing service to 55,000 plus children through 630 sites all over the world. It includes centers across the globe including Canada, Malaysia, Ireland, UK, Australia, Italy, and United states. Educational Playcare provides care for nearly 4,300 children and offers spaces for the children between the age of six weeks to five years and afterschool care for children up to the age of twelve. Busy Bees has purchased 100% of Educational Playcare from its previous shareholders. Bilingual childcare provider Doremi runs about seven centers in and around Milan, Italy, and offers places for nearly 359 children. Busy bees has also acquired 100% of Doremi from its current shareholders. The acquisition represents the centre group’s first landmark presence in continental Europe.

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