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Partnership With Early Childhood Council

Ece Astute Enters Partnership With Early Childhood Council.

ECE Astute Ltd ( is pleased to advise that it has signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement with The Early Childhood Council (

The Early Childhood Council is the largest representative body of licensed early child care, daycare and education centres in New Zealand. It is a not-for-profit organisation with more than 1,000 plus member centres employing more than 7,000 staff and caring for more than 50,000 children.

ECE Astute provides core services of due diligence, Greenfield purchasing, childcare centre finance, equity partnerships as well as Childcare Business sales and purchasing through its association with Astute Real Estate MREINZ.

“We are delighted that the Early Childhood Council has appointed us as a preferred supplier to its member base and look forward to working closely together.” Says Peter Coleman, Director.

“The Early Childhood Council provides a significant range of benefits and services to its members, including goods and services discounts, an insurance scheme, regular news updates, access to information libraries, ongoing feedback and commentary through seminars and presentations as well as its flagship magazine Swings & Roundabouts. We believe that our new service offering will further enhance member benefits.” Says Coleman.

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