Hong Kong and London, U.K. - February 16, 2017 - Hong Kong-based Learning and Learning Technology provider, Peak Pacific Limited, has acquired UK-based Virtual Training Systems start-up, Rock VTS, formerly known as DiSTI Europe Limited.
The acquisition is aligned to Peak Pacific’s strategic goal to expand into the specialised Virtual Training solutions space, signalling the company’s clear intent to turn its attention to European markets.
Peak Pacific Founder & CEO, Kishor Mistry, said the acquisition was significant because of the current trends emerging technologies such as in 3D/VR/AR/Hololens, the team’s expertise, and Peak Pacific’s rapidly expanding reach. “Technology-enabled Aviation Training is a very specialised domain, and Peak Pacific has a history of innovating within that space. Virtual Training Systems is an exciting niche within our market, and this acquisition allows us to combine our expertise in systems, learning solutions and core aviation business knowledge. Rock VTS has a talented, innovative, management team that has tremendous experience in Defence and Commercial Aviation. Peak Pacific is very excited about the growth prospects of this new business.”
According to Colin Hillier, Managing Director of Rock VTS, “Along with Keith Downes, based in UK and Olaf Laqua in Germany our management team has more than two decades experience in delivering Virtual Training Systems and e-learning solutions across numerous sectors in the UK and Europe. Although a start-up (2015), we already work with a number of major clients developing creative, needs-based solutions. We were looking to grow the business at an appropriate pace through collaborations with like-minded organisations, but realised that Peak Pacific’s business philosophy gave us the perfect opportunity to grow under the umbrella of a company with a global vision and reach.”
About Rock VTS Europe:
Rock, formerly known as DiSTI Europe until November 2016, is a high-quality training provider that creates innovative 3D Virtual Training applications.
Rock solutions are either inherently immersive learning environments or those which the user can, interactively, Step in or Step out of to enhance the user experience and learning retention. Organizational training improvements are measurable in terms of effectiveness, take-up, outcome and cost. Student training data is recorded for analysis by instructors and managers.
Rock works with Government and Industry to help them deliver training solutions across
Aviation Flight Crew Training, Aviation Maintenance Training, Nuclear, Healthcare,
Commercial training and Defence applications.
As part of the acquisition, Rock VTS will be known as Peak VTS going forward.
About Peak Pacific Limited
Peak Pacific is a global leader in providing Learning consultancy, products, solutions and
professional services for the Aerospace, Transportation and Logistics industries, among other compliance verticals. With offices in Hong Kong, India, Singapore, UK, and partners in Europe and the USA, Peak Pacific is able to reach out to customers and provide a personal service.
Peak Pacific is an ISO 2008:9001 certified company with over 30 years of management and solution experience in the aviation, learning and development space, consistently delivering high quality Learning products and solutions for satisfied customers around the world.