Busy Bees Nurseries Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1983

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 9,000

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 15

  • Investments
  • 62

Busy Bees Nurseries General Information

Description

Operator of a chain of childcare nurseries intended to give every child a head start as they prepare for school. The company's chain of childcare nurseries operates a large number of facilities providing safe nursery environment places and learning opportunities, enabling to engage children in a social learning process.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • First Floor, 10A Chandos Street
  • London W1G 9LE
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01543 000000

Busy Bees Nurseries Timeline

2021202220232024
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Busy Bees Nurseries Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Busy Bees Nurseries Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Busy Bees Nurseries Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Just Childcare Formerly PE-Backed Manchester, United Kingdom 0000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Toad Hall Nursery Group Private Equity-Backed Hitchin, United Kingdom 000 0000000 0000
KinderCare Education Private Equity-Backed Portland, OR 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Kids Planet Private Equity-Backed Lymm, United Kingdom 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Formerly PE-Backed Newton, MA 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
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Busy Bees Nurseries Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Robert Hughes Chief Executive Officer, Australia
Simon Irons Group Chief Executive Officer
Mathew Davies Group Chief Financial Officer
Cheryl Creaser Group Chief Operating Officer
Yvonne Smillie Managing Director, Scotland
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Busy Bees Nurseries Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000000 000000 Busy Bees Nurseries Group Finance Director & Board Member 000 0000
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Busy Bees Nurseries Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Busy Bees Nurseries Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Busy Bees Nurseries Investments & Acquisitions (62)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Newbyres Nursery 02-Jun-2023 0000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 000000 00
Hopefield Castle Nursery 01-Jun-2023 0000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 000000 00
Alderley Day Nursery 27-Feb-2023 0000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 00000 000
Imagination Station Child Care and Preschool 14-Nov-2022 0000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Egg Day Nursery 26-Aug-2022 Buyout/LBO Educational and Training Services (B2C) 000000 00
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Busy Bees Nurseries Subsidiaries (18)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Hopefield Castle Nursery Educational and Training Services (B2C) Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom 2021
Brunton Day Nursery Educational and Training Services (B2C) Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom 0000
Imagination Station Child Care and Preschool Educational and Training Services (B2C) Alden, NY 0000
Isola dell Infanzia Educational and Training Services (B2C) Milan, Italy 0000
Little Peoples Place Educational and Training Services (B2C) Osborne Park, Australia 0000
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Busy Bees Nurseries Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Benison Day Nursery 01-Jun-2000 0000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Busy Bees Nurseries FAQs

  • When was Busy Bees Nurseries founded?

    Busy Bees Nurseries was founded in 1983.

  • Who is the founder of Busy Bees Nurseries?

    John Woodward and Margaret Randles are the founders of Busy Bees Nurseries.

  • Who is the CEO of Busy Bees Nurseries?

    Robert Hughes and Simon Irons are the CEOs of Busy Bees Nurseries.

  • Where is Busy Bees Nurseries headquartered?

    Busy Bees Nurseries is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Busy Bees Nurseries?

    Busy Bees Nurseries has 9,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Busy Bees Nurseries in?

    Busy Bees Nurseries’s primary industry is Educational and Training Services (B2C).

  • Is Busy Bees Nurseries a private or public company?

    Busy Bees Nurseries is a Private company.

  • What is Busy Bees Nurseries’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Busy Bees Nurseries is 000000.

  • How much funding has Busy Bees Nurseries raised over time?

    Busy Bees Nurseries has raised $2.48B.

  • Who are Busy Bees Nurseries’s investors?

    Temasek Holdings and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have invested in Busy Bees Nurseries.

  • Who are Busy Bees Nurseries’s competitors?

    Just Childcare, Toad Hall Nursery Group, KinderCare Education, Kids Planet, and Bright Horizons Family Solutions are competitors of Busy Bees Nurseries.

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