Volaris Group Expands into Cultural Collections Management Vertical Market with Acquisition of Digital Arts and Sciences Corporation
November 30, 2012 - TORONTO, ON
Volaris Group (“Volaris”) today announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Digital Arts and Sciences Corporation (“DASC”), the parent company of Gallery Systems, Inc. (“Gallery Systems”). The acquisition is Volaris’ first investment in the Cultural Collections Management vertical.
Gallery Systems is a vertical market software provider delivering cultural collections asset management and Web publishing software solutions to museums, corporate collections, private collections and education institutions. The company’s TMS and EmbARK collections management systems streamline all aspects of collections and exhibitions management and provide improved information control and accountability. In addition, Gallery’s eMuseum Web publishing toolkit provides an interactive, virtual tour of collections online.
Founded in 1981, Gallery Systems now counts more than 700 clients among its customer base worldwide, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Tate, Kunsthistorisches Museum, National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian Institution.
“We are excited to be investing in a new vertical market in Cultural Collections Management,” said Mark Miller, CEO, Volaris Group. “Gallery Systems provides enterprise solutions to a market with unique needs, making it a great fit with the Volaris portfolio of companies.”
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, People Transportation, Marine and Rental Management. Volaris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com.
For more information, please contact:
Kim Emmerson, Volaris Group