Thursday, May 17, 2012

PearsonVUE acquires Certiport

PearsonVUE has announced the takeover of Certiport. Certiport is a provider of certification exams and practice test solutions.

The acquisition increases PearsonVUE’s range of products and geographic reach. Certiport's entry level examinations and test preparation materials will enable PearsonVUE to build relations with professionals at the beginning stages of their academic and professional careers.

Bob Whelan, CEO, Pearson VUE said, "Certiport is a successful global assessment business which perfectly complements Pearson VUE's own high-stakes assessment model. We are impressed with the company's growth, the high calibre of Certiport's employees, clients, and partners and we look forward to the growth opportunities that will result from this acquisition."