Pangea Professional Services have announced a strategic partnership with Global Ares Project Management, a subsidiary of Ares Holding Company. The partnership places Pangea Professional Services, a level 1 BBBEE company, as the first majority black owned company with 30% Black woman ownership to partner with a global giant in providing the local market with digital platforms for project management and project control delivery.
Ares project management solutions is the developer of PRISM software, an enterprise project controls software that manages the complete project lifecycle delivering dependable forecasts, cost control, and performance measurement. PRISM is a scalable, intuitive system that harnesses best practices and integrates all aspects of the project, including cost, schedule, change, estimating, contracts & procurement, and field progressing.
“About a year ago, Pangea positioned the sale of Ares Prism Software to one of its clients. This interaction served as a catalyst for the exploration of a possible partnership which led to the identification of positive synergies between the two companies. The partnership affords Pangea the title of master distributor of Prism Software for South Africa and the rest of Africa. This enables Pangea to deliver on a cutting edge platform which drives integrated project solutions, which prior to this, was exclusively available to larger international players. We are truly excited to bring this delivery solution to the African market. Trevor Govender, Managing Director Pangea Professional Services.
To Ares, selecting Pangea professional Services as its strategic partner in SA, is a validation of its commitment to establishing a solid delivery footprint in South Africa, and enabling broad-based black economic empowerment. “This partnership envisages itself taking the leadership position in infrastructure investment and development across the continent. The development of critical Skills is key for our company – to transfer, develop and enable a disruptive new player build a young company like Pangea professional is rewarding.”
“Ares is extremely excited about our new partnership and the possibilities that this collaboration brings to the African market. The company has a positive reputation and holds a leading position in the market for providing outstanding project controls and project support services, which will now be further enhanced with the addition of the software to their service offering,” Karl Vantine, senior vice president at Ares, concludes.