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Volaris Group Acquires Northpointe Institute for Public Management


May 03, 2011 - MISSISSAUGA, ON


Volaris Group Inc. (“Volaris”) today announced that it has acquired Northpointe Institute for Public Management (“Northpointe”), an experienced criminal justice consulting and research firm providing software solutions, consulting, training and implementation services to federal, state and local criminal justice systems and policy makers. This acquisition expands Volaris’ presence in the Justice vertical market.

Established in 1989, Northpointe has extensive experience in the development of correctional software, assessment and case management tools. The company’s COMPAS software suite is an integrated, Web-based solution for offender assessment, classification and case management. It is used across the criminal justice system including applications in pre-trial, courts, probation, institutions, parole, and community corrections.

Mark Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Volaris Group, commented: “This acquisition further strengthens our commitment to and solution offerings within the Justice market and we welcome the customers and employees of Northpointe to the Volaris family.”

Dave Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Northpointe stated: “Volaris provides an excellent fit for our organization with their knowledge of vertical market software and proven track record of committing to the businesses they acquire. As part of Volaris we can focus our attention on strengthening our business and continuing to develop leading cost-effective solutions to serve the field of criminal justice.”

Northpointe joins CourtView Justice Solutions, a leading supplier of case and records management systems and related technology for courts, prosecuting attorneys, public defenders, law enforcement, and operators of detention facilities, within Volaris’ Justice market segment.

About Volaris Group
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies enabling them to be clear leaders within their focused industry. Volaris companies provide specialized, mission-critical solutions to vertical markets around the world including Agri-Food, Asset Management and Logistics, Justice and People Transportation. Volaris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com.

About Northpointe Institute for Public Management
Northpointe Institute for Public Management is an experienced criminal justice consulting and research firm providing software products, training and implementation services to federal, state and local criminal justice systems and policy makers in the United States and Canada.  Northpointe was established in 1989 and serves more than 200 correctional agencies across North America. Learn more at www.northpointeinc.com.

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