Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised South East nursery group ICP Nurseries on its recent acquisition of three additional nursery groups: Little Rascals Nurseries (Tunbridge Wells), Montessori On The Park (East London) and The House Nurseries (South West London).
ICP Nurseries currently operates 14 nurseries in London and the South East, which look after over 900 children from 0 to 5 years of age. ICP Nurseries is focused on owning and operating premium nurseries in London and the South East with a dedicated focus on providing the very best childcare in the local area. These three new acquisitions add to their expanding high-quality nursery group.
Stevens & Bolton has previously acted for ICP Nurseries in connection with five other acquisitions: Childcare 4U (Marlow and Beaconsfield), Little Monkeys Nursery (Windsor and Windsor Park), Old Barn Day Nursery and Pre-School (Banstead), Friends Forest Nursery (Surrey) and St Ives Nursery (Cambridge).
Tracey Storey, ICP Nurseries CEO, commented: "Stevens and Bolton is a very valued part of the ICP Nurseries team. Jonathan and his team are integral to the continued growth of ICP Nurseries. We value their advice, professionalism, proactive support and expertise across all disciplines they advise us on. We look forward to continuing working with them long into the future."
The Stevens & Bolton team was led by partner Jonathan Porteous, supported by Bethany Sheen and Tom West (corporate), Emily Applegarth (real estate), Matt Padian and Caroline Carmichael (banking), Shaun Hogan (employment) and Kate Fellows-Tully (pensions).