September 20, 2018 - TORONTO, ON
Volaris Group Inc. (“Volaris”) today announced that it has acquired Helm Operations (“Helm”) from ClassNK. Based in Victoria, Canada, Helm is a leading provider of marine operations software to the tug and barge industry and represents Volaris’ fourth company in the Marine vertical.
Helm delivers solutions to address all departments of tug and barge marine operations for compliance, documentation, maintenance, and resource management. Helm has been providing solutions to the market for over 20 years with over 3,000 vessels using their solutions to enhance their operations.
“Over the past two decades we have delivered solutions to better organize our customers operations and optimize their business intelligence,” said Ron deBruyne, CEO of Helm. “Now, as part of Volaris, we look forward to building upon what we have already accomplished and further strengthening our offering to our customers.”
In keeping with Volaris’ philosophy of acquire, strengthen and grow, Helms maintains its brand and independence with support, coaching and best practices from Volaris. Ron deBruyne leads the business as CEO, along with the existing management team. Helm joins Idea Yacht, ShipNet and SpecTec in Volaris’ Marine vertical.
About Volaris Group
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an operating group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow – whether that growth comes through organic measures such as new initiatives and product development, day-to-day business, or through complementary acquisitions. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com.
For more information, please contact:
Kim Emmerson, CMO
Tel: +1 905 629 5297