Project Portugal Case Study – A Vendor’s Perspective

14th February 2019

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are delighted to share with you our recent case study Project Portugal, a group of eight nursery settings recently sold to Just Childcare Limited with the help of RDK.

When Shaun and Lisa Woodman, owners of two flourishing childcare businesses with eight nursery settings decided it was the right time to sell they came to the biggest players in the marketplace RDK.

The origins of the group began in 2004 when the vendors Mr & Mrs Woodman bought their first nursery. The Woodmans then went in to full partnership with Mr & Mrs Evans, who over the last 14 years have helped the business evolve from its humble beginnings, into a phenomenal and successful childcare group.

The group has the capacity to provide childcare for 487 children and has been consistently rated as “Good” by Ofsted across the board.

The successful bidders were Just Childcare Limited, who saw the group as the perfect acquisition to add to their ever-expanding group portfolio.

Lisa Woodman, the vendor commented:

“The level of support and assistance we received from RDK was invaluable. They helped us navigate the process from offer accepted until completion.” “Without them we would have been lost on many occasions, not knowing which direction to go in. They occupied the middle ground to smooth things over and we could rely on them to sort issues out. “RDK was a vital cog that kept everything moving.”

To read the full case study please click here


Jenna Caldwell


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