Trivantis Corporation Concludes
Purchase of Flypaper Studio, Inc.
Cincinnati, Ohio – September 27, 2011 — Trivantis Corporation, producer of the world’s leading eLearning authoring and learning management software, announced the Company’s official acquisition of its partner, Flypaper Studio, Inc. Bringing together Trivantis and Flypaper provides the industry more than a decade of eLearning expertise within Trivantis and its extensive roster of worldwide Lectora® clients along with Flash and digital signage experience offered by Flypaper Studio. The deal enhances the companies’ complementary skill sets that will deliver world-class eLearning content and digital signage creation for customers.
The partnership couples the leading eLearning authoring software, Lectora, along with Flypaper, the full- featured Flash interactions builder and digital signage platform. Don Pierson remains as President of Flypaper Studio. Additionally, Pierson is now appointed as executive vice president and member of the board of directors of Trivantis and will report to Chairman and CEO Charles J. Beech. The initial announcement regarding the acquisition was made at this year’s Lectora User Conference in May.
“This acquisition creates significant opportunities as we address the rapidly growing needs in the eLearning, Flash, and digital signage markets,” said Beech. “The Trivantis and Flypaper combination makes the perfect fit for both parties and enables us to showcase new products and solutions that will greatly benefit our customers.”
“The Trivantis-Flypaper solution will help our customers solve one of the largest issues in the digital signage space – content creation,” said Pierson. “The integration went smoothly and the combination of the companies is great for our businesses and customers. It exceeded our expectations.”
Lectora® is the world’s leading e-Learning software used by most Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries and is offered in six languages. The Lectora line of e-Learning products includes Lectora Inspire, Lectora Online, Lectora Publisher and Lectora Integrator. The makers of Lectora also produce Flypaper™, the leading Flash content creation platform, Snap! by Lectora® rapid e-Learning software and its sister product, Snap! Empower™ Flash interactions builder. The Lectora family of e-Learning products also includes CourseMill® learning management system (LMS) and Lectora Talent Management. Lectora is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio with offices in Boca Raton, Phoenix, Paris, London and Beijing. Lectora, Flypaper, CourseMill, Snap! by Lectora and Snap! Empower are trademarks of Trivantis® Corporation.