Specialising in Childcare Leasing, Property and Acquisitions.

Having worked as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for G8 Education; Australia’s largest listed child care and education company, Chris Sacre recognised a gap within the childcare sector for linking childcare business owners with larger corporate childcare entities.

We are an energetic and professional team that do what we love and love what we do. That passion, combined with our holistic approach to quality care and education facilities is incorporated into all aspects of our business.

We specialise in:

  • Childcare Developments and Leasing
  • Childcare Acquisitions and Divestments

Our team are the experts when it comes to acquiring and developing long day care facilities and assisting childcare owners and operators; from the due diligence process to improving overall quality and profitability.

CCLP Consulting has consultants located in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Why work with us?

Our experience and success instills confidence

High acquisition track record:

After completing over 500 acquisitions, CCLP Consulting is well versed in negotiating Heads of Agreements, completing contracts, assisting with due diligence and achieving final sale.

The CCLP Consulting team have been instrumental in the growth of G8 Education.

We have the corporate knowledge and relationships:

CCLP Consulting is proud to have relationships with a number of large Australian corporate child care groups as their exclusive broker.  In addition to this, we maintain flexibility to approach a number of well-respected owners and groups within the sector.

We have the expertise:

You will benefit from our modelling and financial expertise to extract the best value for your business.

About Our Founders

Chris Sacre

Chris Sacre is widely regarded and respected within the childcare industry.

Chris developed a passion for the industry in early 2007 when he provided financial consultative services, as an Advisory Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers to G8 Education (formally Early Learning Services) in the lead up to the public listing.

After successfully floating the company in 2007, Chris joined G8 Education as Chief Financial Officer. During his time with G8 Education, Chris was instrumental to the growth of the company with over 400 childcare acquisitions, raising over $100mil. in capital and increasing market cap. from $4mil. to $1.3bil.

Chris lives on the Gold Coast with his wife and three young children.

Sean Collins

With over 13 years’ experience in the Early Learning Industry, Sean has developed strong relationships with some of the world’s leading childcare providers.

In 2006, Sean founded Collins Acquisitions and is responsible for over $1bn in purchases. During this time Sean has assisted with the expansion of some of the world’s leading childcare group’s both in Australia and North America including G8 Education, Only About Children, Bright Horizons, Bright Path Kids, Peekaboo, ABC Learning and Kids and Company.

Sean lives in Melbourne with his family.