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closed 8/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Opticore AB

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of technology and product assets of Opticore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Design Communication, based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Opticore AB
Opticore is the world's leading developer of 3D real-time software for interactive product visualization and has some 200 customers world-wide. Leading manufacturing companies are successfully using Opticore software in areas such as design development and marketing.
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closed 7/8/2019 via PR Newswire

Bublar Group AB, acquired Sayduck

synopsis: Bublar Group, the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality Virtual Reality technology, acquired Sayduck, a Finnish leading visualisation platform for design brands and manufacturers to create and showcase products in 3D and Augmented Reality.
buyer: Bublar Group AB (NGM:BUBL:$0.83)
Bublar Group AB is the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The game development is run by the subsidiary Virtual Brains AB and enterprise solutions by the subsidiary Vobling AB. "
target: Sayduck
Headquartered in Finland, Sayduck is the leading visualisation platform for design brands and manufacturers to create and showcase products in 3D and Augmented Reality. Sayduck helps leading brands to drive product engagement and inspire customer confidence with 3D and AR.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Granta Design Ltd

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, will acquire Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology. The acquisition expands ANSYS' portfolio into this important area, giving ANSYS customers access to material intelligence, including data that is critical to successful simulations.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Granta Design Ltd
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Granta Design products include GRANTA MI, the leading system for enterprise materials information management and CES Selector, which enables users to explore the impact that different materials have on the behavior of their products.
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closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced that it has acquired Frustum, a company that offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
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closed 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, acquired SigmaTEK Systems, LLC

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, announced it has acquired software company SigmaTEK Systems, the maker of SigmaNEST, a “nesting” product with advanced CAD/CAM functionality that helps professional fabrication and manufacturing companies operate more efficiently on the shop floor.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: SigmaTEK Systems, LLC
SigmaTEK Systems, LLC, is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, near the heart of the U.S. manufacturing belt. Founded in 1992, SigmaTEK provides software solutions to enhance efficiency and profitability for sheet metal, wood, and composite fabricators through its CAD/CAM nesting platform – SigmaNEST.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Lightwork Design Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software has entered into an agreement to acquire Sheffield, United Kingdom-based Lightwork Design, a computer software and technology licensing company specialising in 3D rendering software development and virtual reality (VR) experience generation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: Lightwork Design Ltd.
Lightwork Design is the world’s leading supplier of rendering solutions for advanced 3D Computer Graphics software developers. Lightworks provides customers with innovative and market-focused solutions for the creation of powerful and easy to use rendering applications.
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closed 6/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

EQT, acquired Zemax

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and EQT announced that EQT has acquired Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., a leading global provider of optical and illumination design software, from Arlington Capital. Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$0.00)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Zemax
Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software. Zemax helps companies achieve a qualified design more efficiently by streamlining the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.
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closed 2/20/2018 via PR Newswire

International TechneGroup, Inc., acquired MechWorks S.R.L.

synopsis: International TechneGroup (ITI), the global leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems, has announced that it has acquired MechWorks s.r.l., a product data management vendor based in Bologna, Italy.
buyer: International TechneGroup, Inc.
International TechneGroup is the global leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems. Their customers recognize the value in having a trusted solution partner that provides more than just software. "
target: MechWorks S.R.L.
MechWorks srl is a company in Bologna Italy that has been offering high-performance software since 1998 in the development of PDM/CAD/CAM vertical solutions, with an emphasis on technical Data management.
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closed 11/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Symetri, acquired MCAD Sverige AB

synopsis: Symetri, an Addnode Group company, has acquired MCAD Sverige AB. Based in Sweden, MCAD offers a broad range of design solutions for manufacturing companies. MCAD's offerings include simple installations of patches to entire system solutions including hardware, CAD-software, PDM / Document management, backup-systems and more.
buyer parent: Addnode Group AB
buyer: Symetri
Symetri allows innovative companies within the construction, property and industrial sectors to optimize workflow, facilitate data management and improve quality throughout the design life cycle. They provide clients with expert guidance covering everything from 3D modelling to Facility Management. "
target: MCAD Sverige AB
Based in Sweden, MCAD Sverige AB offers a broad range of design solutions for manufacturing companies. MCAD's offerings include simple installations of patches to entire system solutions including hardware, CAD-software, PDM / Document management, backup-systems and more.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, acquired nxtControl GmbH

synopsis: Tecnet equity and eQventure sell deep-tech company nxtControl from to Schneider Electric. The deep-tech company nxtControl, founded in 2007, is a globally recognized software specialist for industrial 4.0 and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) applications.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric is the global leader in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, their 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. "
target: nxtControl GmbH
nxtControl develops software solutions for industrial and building automation. The company is a global technology leader in the field of distributed control systems according to IEC 61499 and object-oriented engineering. NxtControl products reduce engineering costs.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Alma GmbH, acquired ASCO Data

synopsis: ALMA and ASCO DATA, two major European players in the sheet metal CAD/CAM, have announced that ALMA GmbH has purchased ASCO DATA's share capital. The experts from ASCO DATA know everything about sheet metal CAM, CAD and ERP Software. ASCO®, is the latest and greatest production management software.
buyer: Alma GmbH
Known for over 35 years for their expertise in automatic nesting of complex shapes for cutting, Alma GmbH is a leading company in the field of software for sheet-metal working, cutting and robotics, and is well established worldwide. "
target: ASCO Data
The experts from ASCO DATA know everything about sheet metal CAM, CAD and ERP Software. Their most important product, ASCO®, is the latest and greatest production management software, despite it has been on the market for more than 25 years.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, acquired FASys

synopsis: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, has acquired FASys Industrie-EDV-Systeme GmbH. FASys operates as a manufacturer independent system integrator. They offer software and hardware solutions for all production-oriented tasks along with qualified advice provided by professional consultants.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist. Their expertise in sensing, thinking and acting gives their customers the confidence to increase production speed and accelerate productivity while enhancing product quality. "
target: FASys
FASys operates as a manufacturer independent system integrator and has been developing standard production applications since 1993. FASys offers software and hardware solutions for all production-oriented tasks along with qualified advice provided by professional consultants.
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closed 1/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Euromicron AG, acquired KORAMIS GmbH

synopsis: euromicron AG, a medium-sized high-tech group and specialist for the Internet of Things (IoT), acquired a majority stake in KORAMIS, a service provider specializing in IT security. KORAMIS is able to deliver end-to-end market solution offerings for Smart Industry and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the ongoing process of digital transformation.
buyer: Euromicron AG (XTRA:EUCA:$357.08)
euromicron AG is a medium-sized high-tech group and specialist for the Internet of Things (IoT). euromicron enables its customers to network business and production processes and successfully move to a digital future. "
target: KORAMIS GmbH
KORAMIS GmbH has been providing solutions for automation, process control systems and power system control technology since 1999. ORAMIS is able to deliver end-to-end market solution offerings for Smart Industry and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the ongoing process of digital transformation.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Market Wire

Vector Informatik, acquired Vector Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Informatik GmbH, the German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the US company Vector Software, Inc. Vector Software specializes in automated embedded software testing in multiple industries.
buyer: Vector Informatik
Vector Informatik is the leading manufacturer of software tools and embedded components for the development of electronic systems and their networking with many different systems from CAN to Automotive Ethernet. Vector employees work on electronic innovations for the automotive industry every day. "
target: Vector Software, Inc.
Vector Software is the world's leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and business critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in the automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and other business critical sectors rely on Vector Software's VectorCAST test automation platform.
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closed 12/12/2016 via PR Newswire

FARO Technologies, Inc., acquired MWF-Technology GmbH

synopsis: FARO, the source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology announces the acquisition of MWF-Technology GmbH, an innovator in mobile Augmented Reality solutions. MWF's breakthrough technology enables 3D CAD data to be transferred to a tablet device then used for mobile visualization and comparison to real world conditions.
buyer: FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO:$325.21)
FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures. "
target: MWF-Technology GmbH
MWF-Technology GmbH is an innovator in mobile Augmented Reality (AR) solutions. MWF's breakthrough technology enables large, complex 3D CAD data to be transferred to a tablet device and then used for mobile visualization and comparison to real world conditions.
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closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

synopsis: Cognex completed the acquisition of AQSense, a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications. The company’s software engineers will join Cognex’s 3D engineering team.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." "
target: AQSense
AQSense, is a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications.
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closed 2/8/2016 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Mineset Inc

synopsis: ESI Group has announced the acquistion of Mineset Inc from Silicon Graphics International. Mineset Inc has developed a visual analytics platform that tightly integrates advanced visualization with machine-learning technology.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target parent: SGI
target: Mineset Inc
Mineset Inc has developed a visual analytics platform that tightly integrates advanced visualization with machine-learning technology. Available through an easy-to-use Cloud-based web browser interface, the product has been specifically designed for non-programming professionals.
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announced 1/25/2016 via Reuters

Siemens AG, will acquire CD-adapco

synopsis: Siemens AG, Europe's biggest industrial group, has agreed to buy CD-adapco, a U.S. engineering software firm. CD-adapco makes computer programs used by engineers to simulate the inner workings of an engine. Those products will complement a business unit of Siemens focused on product lifecycle management software.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$95,944.54)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: CD-adapco
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. The scope of the company's activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA.
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closed 12/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Zuken USA, Inc., acquired CAETEK Inc.

synopsis: Zuken USA Inc., a leader in electrical and electronic design software, announces the acquisition of Caetek Inc. Caetek is a software developer and sales partner for electrical design and manufacturing solutions.
buyer parent: Zuken Inc.
buyer: Zuken USA, Inc.
Zuken USA, Inc. provides software for designing PCB system. It offers software products in the categories of analog and mixed signal design, data management, design creation, PCB and MCM design, IC packaging, power and signal integrity analysis, and manufacturing. "
target: CAETEK Inc.
Caetek Inc is an electrical applications, solutions provider. They sell, support and help implement the Zuken E3.series electrical schematic, cabling and panel layout software. They provide training and consultancy service for the application suite and support electrical customers using the product.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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closed 8/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Opticore AB

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of technology and product assets of Opticore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Design Communication, based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Opticore AB
Opticore is the world's leading developer of 3D real-time software for interactive product visualization and has some 200 customers world-wide. Leading manufacturing companies are successfully using Opticore software in areas such as design development and marketing.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire BuildingConnected

synopsis: Autodesk announced it intends to buy construction software platform BuildingConnected. BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: BuildingConnected
BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects. BuildingConnected’s mission is to connect every business in the $10 trillion construction industry.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire PlanGrid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a leading provider of construction productivity software. PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: PlanGrid
PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle. PlanGrid software offers real-time collaboration, keeping the field and the office on the same page.
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closed 7/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Assemble Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk has made a name for itself among designers, engineers and architects with its 3D and other modelling software. Autodesk has acquired Assemble Systems, a startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Assemble Systems, Inc.
Assemble Systems is a Houston, TX-based startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CAD-Software EAGLE

synopsis: Premier Farnell announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiary Celdis Limited, it has completed the sale of Cadsoft Computer GmbH and the assets used in connection with the sale of Cadsoft products in the US to a subsidiary of Autodesk Inc. Cadsoft is a software development business that produces electronics design software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: Premier Farnell plc
target: CAD-Software EAGLE
CadSoft Computer GmbH and CadSoft Computer US (a trading division of Newark Corporation) are part of Premier Farnell plc. group of companies. CadSoft specializes in the development of the popular CAD-Software EAGLE used by design engineers worldwide for more than 25 years.
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closed 4/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Solid Angle S.L.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Solid Angle, developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target: Solid Angle S.L.
Solid Angle is the developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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announced 8/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire SeeControl

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed an agreement to acquire SeeControl, a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: SeeControl
SeeControl is a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The SeeControl service helps manufacturers and systems integrators connect, analyze, control, and manage remote products, things, and assets and create new service revenue opportunities.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Shotgun Software, acquired Tweak Software, Inc.

synopsis: Tweak Software, the makers of the RV player, are joining the Shotgun team at Autodesk. Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review.
buyer parent: Autodesk, Inc.
buyer: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency. "
target: Tweak Software, Inc.
Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Bitsquid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has acquired Stockholm-based Bitsquid AB, the creator of the Bitsquid game engine. Multiple game developers have used the modern and flexible Bitsquid engine to create 3D games for next-generation consoles and PCs.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Bitsquid
Bitsquid is a new high-end game engine, built from the ground up to focus on excellent multicore performance, cache friendly data layouts and advanced rendering techniques.
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closed 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Creative Market

synopsis: Autodesk has officially acquired Creative Market, a site that sells digital stock graphics, typefaces, and themes. Creative Market was launched in 2012 by the popular color palette network COLOURlovers. Their entire company is now a part of Autodesk's consumer group and that includes COLOURlovers community as well as ColorSchemer software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Creative Market
Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world. They’re passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Circuits.io

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 11/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Virtual Shape Research GmbH

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of certain technology assets from Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR), a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Virtual Shape Research GmbH
Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR) is a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry. The company is based in Hannover, Germany.
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closed 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired for-each Ltd.

synopsis: Israeli startup for-each Ltd., which is a software development company that specializes in mobile development, has been acquired by international software giant Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: for-each Ltd.
for-each Ltd. is an Israeli software development company which specializes in mobile development. The company is based in Ramat Gan, Israel.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Advance Steel and Advance Concrete from GRAITEC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets, including Graitec’s Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: GRAITEC
Advance Steel is specifically designed for structural engineers and steel detailers who require professional and easy-to-use BIM structural steel detailing software. Advance Concrete is a software that automates the creation of formwork plans, reinforcement drawings, bill of materials and NC files.
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closed 8/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., purchased GTP Software from Get the Point, LLC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of technology assets from Colorado-based Get The Point, LLC and introduced Autodesk Point Layout, new software for layout at construction sites. The move strengthens Autodesk's construction solutions portfolio and extends Building Information Modeling (BIM) further into the field.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Get the Point, LLC
GTP Software automatically creates points from BIM and CAD models within Autodesk Revit, Autodesk® AutoCAD® and Navisworks® software. The point data drives robotic total station hardware to give contractors laser-guided pinpoint accuracy for the placement and verification of building elements.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Sam Software from Bestech Systems Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design software for entertainment, natural resources, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and civil infrastructure, has acquired Sam Software from Bestech Systems Limited. Sam is a suite of software modules for loading, analysis and design of small and medium span bridges.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Bestech Systems Limited
The Sam suite of software, created by Bestech Systems, is widely used around the world by bridge designers and engineers for load analysis in the design of small to medium span bridges.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased AutoTrack from Savoy Computing Services Ltd

synopsis: Autodesk, a world leader in 3D design software for entertainment, natural resources, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and civil infrastructure, has acquired AutoTrack from Savoy Computing Services Ltd, a suite of software for vehicle swept path analysis and the design of parking areas and roundabouts.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Savoy Computing Services Ltd
Savoy Computing Services is the creator of AutoTrack, a software for vehicle swept path analysis. The AutoTrack suite of software modules for road, light rail, airport, parking and intersection analysis and design is used for infrastructure planning by architects, designers and engineers.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Vero Software Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software that aids the design and manufacturing processes.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,306.29)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, announced it has completed its acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH, a provider of product development solutions, for approximately $250 million net of cash acquired and excluding transaction fees.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: CoCreate Software
CoCreate Software is a provider of PLM and CAD software. Over 5,000 manufacturing companies on active support, predominantly in the high-tech and electronics and heavy machinery industries, depend on CoCreate in order to achieve speed and flexibility in their modeling processes.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/16/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired NC Graphics Ltd

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, has acquired NC Graphics Ltd., headquartered in Cambridge, England. The acquisition of NC Graphics is in direct response to customer demand for specialized CAM capabilities required for molds, dies and prototypes.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: NC Graphics Ltd
NC Graphics offers leading high-speed machining CAM solutions optimized for tool making and high-speed, precision machining processes. NC Graphics has revolutionized the process of producing NC machining toolpaths for molds and dies.
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closed 1/23/2006 via PR Newswire

Autoweb Inc., acquired Datranet Limited

synopsis: Autoweb Inc., a NTT Com Group company and a global provider of engineering data management services for the automotive and aerospace industries, has acquired Datranet Limited.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Autoweb Inc.
Trubiquity drives a software-as-a-service based community, connecting enterprises across all global communication protocols and standards. On top of our core collaboration network, Trubiquity applications integrate enterprises and automate critical business processes across the global value chain. "
target: Datranet Limited
Datranet Limited is a developer of product-design communication and collaboration solutions. Datranet's Fusion-DX(TM) product line provides low cost of ownership, scaleable and thin-client web portal-based solutions to ensure efficient, fast and secure availability of CAD.
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$20,077.50)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Intergraph Corporation, acquired TechServer Corp.

synopsis: Intergraph® Korea Ltd. has acquired all the shares of TechServer Corp., a Seoul-based software and services company specializing in automated drafting, data exchange and system integration in the shipbuilding, process, power and offshore industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
target: TechServer Corp.
TechServer is an international software developing company founded in January 1999 and is based in Seoul, Korea. By customizing and developing new functionality in CAD software systems, TechServer develops systems to address users’ critical requirements and accelerate design processes.
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closed 6/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moldflow Corporation

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader of design innovation software and technologies, has acquired Moldflow Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions that allow designers to predict and optimize how plastic components will perform during each phase of the design and manufacture process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Moldflow Corporation
Moldflow is the leading provider of plastics simulation software that empowers more users to optimize more designs across their enterprise from the earliest stages of new product development. Moldflow products benefit anyone involved in the design or manufacture of plastics injection molded parts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$271 [$180]
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.5x
closed 8/27/2009 via BusinessWire

Synfora, Inc., purchased Esterel Studio from Esterel EDA Technologies

synopsis: Synfora, Inc., the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools for integrated circuit and system designers of large, complex processing applications, announced that it has purchased Esterel Studio™, a tool suite developed by Esterel EDA Technologies.
buyer: Synfora, Inc.
Synfora, Inc. is the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools used to design complex systems-on-chips (SoCs) and FPGAs. Synfora's PICO algorithmic synthesis platform offers designers of large, complex subsystems productivity gains at the highest-level design abstraction and delivers high QoR."
seller: Esterel EDA Technologies
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design and verification tools for critical embedded systems. Esterel are the creators of the SCADE Suite and SCADE Display development tools for safety-critical embedded software.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Ponte Solutions

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has acquired the assets of Ponte Solutions, Inc., the Mountain View, CA developer of model-based design for manufacturing (DFM) solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Ponte Solutions
Ponte Solutions, Inc. develops and markets unique model-based software products and design for manufacturing solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors.
price ($mm)
$5.65
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2007 via

Aprio Technologies merged with Blaze DFM,

synopsis: Blaze DFM, the electrical DFM company, has signed a letter of intent to merge with Aprio Technologies, a technology leader in providing design for manufacturability solutions to the semiconductor industry.
buyer: Blaze DFM
Blaze DFM provides software solutions to fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and silicon foundries. Blaze products give IC designers greater control over manufacturing variability, improving yield and shortening time to volume production. "
target: Aprio Technologies
Aprio Technologies Inc. is a leader in design for manufacturability solutions that ensure successful design and fabrication of nanometer technology semiconductor devices. At the core of Aprio’s offerings is its unique capability to provide correct and accurate manufacturing information to designers.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

synopsis: Cognex completed the acquisition of AQSense, a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications. The company’s software engineers will join Cognex’s 3D engineering team.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." "
target: AQSense
AQSense, is a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Fabasoft AG, will acquire Xpublisher GmbH

synopsis: Austria-based Fabasoft AG has agreed to acquire the majority of shares in Xpublisher GmbH, a software company based in Munich. Xpublisher GmbH specializes in technologies in the content area. Xpublisher's editorial system creates and manages all content and its associated assets media-neutral and separates them from the publication channel.
buyer: Fabasoft AG (FAA:$42.19)
Fabasoft AG is an Austrian software product company and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management. Fabasoft's products digitize, simplify, and accelerate business processes - within and across organizational and national boundaries. "
target: Xpublisher GmbH
Germany-based Xpublisher GmbH is a software company specializing in technologies in the content area. Publishing and media houses, portal operators benefit from the fully integrated functions of the professional crossmedia editorial system Xpublisher and the browser-based XML editor Xeditor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon has acquired all outstanding shares in the German company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH. MTWZ is a leading developer and provider of software solutions for quality control of complex mechanical parts in the powertrain area. Also, MTWZ is a solutions provider for turnkey projects around material handling metrology solutions.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,306.29)
Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions within measurement technologies and polymers. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 9 400 employees in 30 countries and net sales of about 14,000 MSEK. "
target: Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH
Messtechnik Wetzlar provides software and systems for all types and makes of coordinate measuring machines. As a manufacturer-independant vendor of application services, peripheral systems and software for dimensional metrology, we can provide turn-key solutions customized to your individual needs.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Issuu, acquired Magma

synopsis: Digital publishing platform Issuu announced its acquisition of Magma, an editorial platform that enables writers, editors, advertising salespeople and art directors to collaborate in organizing, laying out and proofing publications.
buyer: Issuu
Issuu is the world's fastest growing digital publishing platform with more than 4.5 million publishers and more than 9 million publications. "
target: Magma
Magma is developer of an editorial tool that publishers of all sizes use to save time and work smarter. Magma provides an online, subscription based, tool for planning, organizing, and creating content – helping both classic print and emerging digital publications.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/14/2014 via PR Newswire

AcademicPub merged with XanEdu,

synopsis: XanEdu, Inc. and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub announced the completion of their previously announced merger. AcademicPub is the leading provider of self-service technology used by faculty to quickly source, aggregate and order custom course materials online, enabling faculty to build course packs in minutes.
buyer parent: Superior Capital Partners
buyer: XanEdu
XanEdu course materials, including course packs, custom books, and lab manuals, are 100 percent copyright compliant and accessible on iPad and Android tablets. "
target: AcademicPub
AcademicPub, SharedBook Inc.'s technology platform for higher education, assembles, composes, prices and delivers custom textbooks in eBook and/or print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared content from any source.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Taboola, acquired Perfect Market, Inc.

synopsis: Taboola announced that it has acquired Perfect Market, a leading provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Perfect Market's Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
buyer: Taboola
Taboola is a content discovery platform. Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. "
target: Perfect Market, Inc.
Perfect Market is a provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Their Digital Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Fingerprint, Inc., acquired Scribble Press

synopsis: Fingerprint announced that it has acquired Scribble Press. Scribble Press is a multimedia platform accessible via the web and on the iPad. Scribble Press is an easy, fun and free way to create and publish ones stories. Scribble Press’ book-making digital products have been used in more than 35,000 classrooms by kids aged 6-12.
buyer: Fingerprint, Inc.
Fingerprint is a mobile technology company that powers games and curates play-and-learn content to targeted customers around the world through dedicated mobile networks. Industry leaders in mobile technology, edutainment, broadcast and more license it's technology platform and content solution. "
target parent: Make Meaning Inc.
target: Scribble Press
Scribble Press is a multimedia platform accessible via the web and on the iPad. Scribble Press is an easy, fun and free way to create and publish ones stories. Scribble Press’ book-making digital products have been used in more than 35,000 classrooms by kids aged 6-12.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectra SA
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$316.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.95
Net Income ($mm)
$32.62
Employees
1730
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,231.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$561.33
EBIT ($mm)
$421.57
Net Income ($mm)
$605.46
Employees
13245
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,738.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$428.88
EBIT ($mm)
$308.92
Net Income ($mm)
$266.72
Employees
6700
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,694.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,507.20
EBIT ($mm)
$1,367.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,033.60
Employees
23000
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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,390.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$554.57
EBIT ($mm)
$501.54
Net Income ($mm)
$438.48
Employees
3800
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: QADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QAD Inc.
QAD Inc.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life sciences products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$215.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.86
EBIT ($mm)
$2.87
Net Income ($mm)
$1.35
Employees
1350
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ESI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ESI Group
ESI Group
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$140.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.73
EBIT ($mm)
$14.08
Net Income ($mm)
$5.78
Employees
1100
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Ticker: ADSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,386.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($109.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8800
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectra SA
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$316.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.95
Net Income ($mm)
$32.62
Employees
1730
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: OTCPK:JMDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions. Its flagship product, Vocal, is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with publishing tools and monetization features.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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