Maple Bear to expand in Central & Eastern Europe over an investment of EUR 100 million

Maple Bear, the largest and fastest growing franchise of K-12 bilingual schools in the world, is partnering with Vantage Capital in a EUR 100 million investment program for the region.

This funds will go into the capitalization of Maple Bear Polska which plans to open more than 40 schools and in the capitalization of Maple Bear Czechia which will target more than 20 schools.

Also, will develop a real estate funding program to enable Maple Bear school owners to build large, flagship K12 schools in prime locations.

In Romania, the partnership with Vantage will accelerate the process of opening new kindergartens and schools, attracting serious investors in the network of franchised schools.

Our franchise concept is proven with successful launches in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and soon Albania. The partnership with Vantage Capital gives us the financial firepower to build a school network of over 200 schools in the region, says Yann Bidan, General Manager for Maple Bear CEE

In Central & Eastern Europe, the brand has currently 10 schools, operational or in implementation in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Albania, and Ukraine.

Maple Bear is a premium brand and offers full Canadian bilingual teaching methodologies and strategies, utilizing Canadian and local curriculums in full conformity with local education regulations.

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