Young Explorers Montessori has been acquired by Busy Bees
Young Explorers Montessori, LLC (“Young Explorers” or the “Company”) has been acquired by BrightPath Kids, Inc. (“BrightPath”) – the North American division of Busy Bees Holdings Limited (“Busy Bees”). EdgePoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to Young Explorers on the transaction. Financial details were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Aurora, OH, Young Explorers is a leading provider of early childhood educational services through the world-renowned Montessori teaching method. Young Explorers delivers exceptional academic outcomes across its five Ohio Department of Education licensed schools for children from birth through 12 years of age in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, and science.
BrightPath, based in Toronto, operates more than 150 childcare centers throughout the United States and Canada. Busy Bees, headquartered in London, England, operates approximately 700 child care centers across 9 countries. Busy Bees is a portfolio company of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
EdgePoint is a leading investment banking firm focused on providing middle market businesses with merger and acquisition advisory services.