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received a majority investment from
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June 2015

New York Kids Club received a majority investment from New Harbor Capital
June 2015

Chicago-based private equity firm New Harbor Capital has acquired a majority interest in New York Kids Club, a leading provider of premium early childhood enrichment, preschool, camps, parties and events.
Headquartered in New York City, New York Kids Club operates 11 centers in the NYC area, serving 40,000 children per year with a proprietary curriculum of over 50 unique programs. The preschool program has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. For additional information, visit

“Parents are increasingly recognizing that providing children with early childhood enrichment and preschool programming is closely linked with academic success in elementary school and beyond," said Tom Formolo, Partner at New Harbor Capital.  “New York Kids Club provides premier services through high-quality facilities and instructors, innovative and educational programming and a high-touch service model.”

“Signal Hill was an amazing team and from the start impressed me in all ways.  I could not have possibly chosen a better, smarter, nicer, more caring advisor.”

Pam Wolf, Founder & Chief Executive Officer

New York Kids Club

Pam Wolf, Founder of New York Kids Club, said, “New Harbor’s experience growing education businesses makes this an exciting partnership for us.  We will work together to continue our growth strategy through geographic expansion, additional product offerings and new market channels.” 

About New Harbor Capital
New Harbor Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm with over 20 years of experience investing in lower middle market, growth-oriented business services, healthcare and education companies. New Harbor partners with strong management teams to systematically enable accelerated growth in value creation. Since 2000, the New Harbor team has completed investments in over 175 businesses.