Opportunities & Acquisitions.
OPPORTUNITIES & ACQUISITIONS
If you own a preschool and are considering selling your business, Cadence Education is the best partner for you. With over 150+ schools (and growing!), we have a proven track-record of making child care centers more successful, while also ensuring a smooth transition for teachers and staff members.
If you are interested, please email [email protected].
Here are SOME of the criteria that we are currently looking for:
- Pre-schools preferred and should be main focus (infant thru pre-K)
- Must have educational focus, evidenced by use of a curriculum.
- Greater than 60% occupancy
- High teacher retention rate
- Strong satisfaction ratings
- Solid market position
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
- State rating
- > $1,000,000 revenue per school
- 10% EBITDA margin or greater
- No “turn around” businesses (schools that require significant improvements)
- Reasonable valuation expectations
- Contiguous United States
- Preference for multiple sites/locations:
- ≥ 4 schools if not within 300 miles of Cadence schools
- Will assess < 4 schools if within 300 miles of Cadence schools