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Equitin Partners has signed an investment agreement with Karina Trafna, the Founder and CEO of KIDS&Co. The company operates 11 bilingual kindergartens and crèches across Poland. Together with the founder and management, Equitin will accelerate the company’s development into the largest provider of early education services in Poland.

“I established KIDS&Co. with the ambition of providing children with the best start possible for the challenges of school education. We focus on a harmonious development of the children, English language education as well as healthy nutrition. I am convinced that the growth potential for us over the next 5-10 years is very large. Together with Equitin, we will benefit from their previous experience in the education sector and be able to accelerate our growth” said Karina Trafna, founder & CEO of KIDS&Co.

“Karina and her team have created a very strong platform for further growth fueled by an increasing demand for high quality and international standards in the preschools market. The company has already attracted many leading corporate clients across Poland and also operates own kindergartens and crèches in premium office locations in Warsaw, Wroclaw, Lodz and Cracow. We believe that both Polish and international employers as well as parents will find the company’s offering very appealing. We are proud to join as a shareholder and excited to support Karina in realizing KIDS&Co.’s ambitious plans” stated Maciej Gorski, Co-founder and Partner of Equitin

About KIDS&Co.:

KIDS&Co. is a nationwide operator specializing in opening and running modern, bilingual kindergartens and crèches. The company has been involved in children's education for 13 years and today operates 11 locations in two formats (i) own kindergartens in cooperation with the best office parks developers and (ii) corporate kindergartens for reputable Polish and international employers. The company’s mission is to raise a new generation of Poles – entrepreneurial, independent children, who are able to interact in a group, open to the world and its diversity, without fear of looking ahead and prepared for the challenges of school education.

About Equitin Partners:

Equitin Partners is an investment company focused on high growth Polish SMEs. It was founded in 2016 by Erik Hallgren, Maciej Gorski and Piotr Kulikowski. Alongside the founders, the company is backed by 9 reputable family offices.

Contacts

Maciej Gorski, Partner, tel: +48 695 102 030, email: maciej.gorski@equitin.pl, www.equitin.pl

Sylwia Maj, KIDS&Co. tel.: +48 503 701 452, e-mail: sylwia.maj@zoom-bsc.pl, www.kids-co.pl

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