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ANSYS, Inc., acquired Ansoft Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that the global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes has successfully completed the acquisition of Ansoft Corporation.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Ansoft Corporation
Ansoft Corporation is a leading developer of high performance EDA software. The software is based on more than twenty-five years of research and development from the world's leading experts in electromagnetics, circuit, and system simulation.
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$98
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$36
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closed 5/1/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired DfR Solutions

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired DfR Solutions, the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution.
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: DfR Solutions
DfR Solutions is the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution. Their software and expertise maximize and accelerate product design for reliability and development.
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closed 6/18/2010 via Market Wire

Denali Software, Inc. merged with Cadence Design Systems, Inc.,

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronics design innovation, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Denali Software, Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP).
buyer: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS:$1,738.59)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence to design, verify, and implement advanced semiconductors, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. "
target: Denali Software, Inc.
Denali is a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) tools, intellectual property (IP), software and design platforms for system-on-chip (SoC) design and verification.
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$315
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Polliwog Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a company that deals in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products and consulting services, announced that it has acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc., a company that provides power optimization and functional verification products.
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 electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Calypto Design Systems provides power optimization and functional verification products. The company, with headquarters in San Jose, California, has offices in Japan, India, Europe, and North America.
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announced 6/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire SpyGlass

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atrenta Inc., a privately held provider of SoC realization solutions for the semiconductor and consumer electronics industries. Atrenta's SpyGlass®, GenSys® and BugScope® solutions focus on driving efficiencies in SoC design and verification.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP as well as software quality and security testing with its Coverity® solutions. "
target: SpyGlass
Atrenta’s SpyGlass® Predictive Analysis software platform significantly improves design efficiency for the world’s leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. It provides early design insight into the demanding performance, power and area requirements of the complex system on chips.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Nimbic, Inc

synopsis: Mentor Graphics announced that it has acquired Nimbic, a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's high-performance high-end simulation capability and ability to accurately calculate complex electromagnetic fields will expand and strengthen Mentor's chip-package-board simulation portfolio.
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 electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Nimbic, Inc
Nimbic is a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's nWave 3D field solver enables signal integrity, power integrity and EMI analysis for chip-package-board design.
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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 4/15/2009 via BusinessWire

EMA Design Automation, Inc., acquired DesignAdvance

synopsis: EMA Design Automation, a full-service provider of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, announced that it has acquired DesignAdvance and all of its intellectual property.
buyer: EMA Design Automation, Inc.
EMA Design Automation offers leading product development solutions including electronic design automation tools, a complete range of product lifecycle management systems, consulting services, training, and technical support. "
target: DesignAdvance
DesignAdvance Systems Inc. develops innovative electronic design software tools that reduce the amount of time it takes to design electrical and mechanical products.
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closed 3/26/2008 via BusinessWire

SolidWorks, Inc., acquired Priware Ltd.

synopsis: SolidWorks Corporation has acquired U.K.-based Priware Limited, a SolidWorks Gold Partner and developer of CircuitWorks™ software, which bridges the gap between electronic CAD and mechanical CAD software.
buyer parent: Dassault Systemes SA
buyer: SolidWorks, Inc.
SolidWorks is the leader in 3D CAD technology, empowering product design teams with intuitive, high performance software that is easy to use, and provides the freedom to design products that set you apart. "
target: Priware Ltd.
Priware's mission is to develop easy to use, reliable software products for use in engineering design. Our staff come from a diverse range of engineering and programming backgrounds with many years experience of using, implementing and developing CAD software.
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closed 10/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Summit Design, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has completed an acquisition of Summit Design, a leader in ESL (Electronic System Level) design solutions. The acquisition solidifies Mentor’s lead position of the emerging ESL design space by being the first EDA company with a complete solution in all three categories of ESL tool space.
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: Summit Design, Inc.
Summit Design, Inc. is the electronic design automation company that pioneered the field of electronic system-level design. They deliver engineering software products for the design, analysis, verification, and management of complex electronic systems and semiconductor intellectual property.
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closed 4/8/2004 via PR Newswire

Parametric Technology Corporation, acquired OHIO Design Automation, Inc.

synopsis: PTC PMTC, the product development company(TM), today announced its expanded strategy and offerings to the electronics industry through the acquisition of OHIO Design Automation, Inc. (OHIO-DA), a New Hampshire-based leader in electronics design collaboration software. The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately $12 million.
buyer: Parametric Technology Corporation (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: OHIO Design Automation, Inc.
OHIO-DA distributes the world's most popular electronic visualization, verification and collaboration software. Based in Nashua, NH, OHIO-DA's flagship product, InterComm, provides simple access to complex electronic design data developed by the leading Schematic and PCB CAD systems. OHIO-DA develo
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closed 3/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Silvaco, Inc., acquired Nangate

synopsis: Silvaco has announced that it has acquired NanGate, a leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software, that offers tools and services for creation, optimization, characterization and validation of physical library IP.
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading Electronic Design Automation provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco has enabled customers to bring products to market at reduced cost and in the shortest time. "
target: Nangate
NanGate is a leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software, that offers tools and services for creation, optimization, characterization and validation of physical library IP.
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closed 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

STMicroelectronics NV, acquired Atollic AB

synopsis: STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader, announced its acquisition of software-development tools specialist Atollic. Atollic is the supplier of TrueStudio, a professionally-recognized and highly regarded Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the embedded development community focusing on Arm Cortex -M microcontrollers.
buyer: STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE: STM:$8,752.00)
ST is a global semiconductor leader delivering intelligent and energy-efficient products and solutions that power the electronics at the heart of everyday life. ST's products enable smarter driving and smarter factories, cities and homes, along with the next generation of mobile and IoT devices. "
target: Atollic AB
Atollic provides development tools for ARM-based developers that increase productivity, reduce errors and enhance team collaboration. Their TrueStudio solution is a commercially enhanced C/C++ IDE based on open source components with powerful professional extensions, features and utilities.
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closed 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Runtime Design Automation

synopsis: Altair has acquired Runtime Design Automation, a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Runtime Design Automation
Runtime Design Automation is a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Market Wire

Verific Design Automation, acquired Invionics Software Inc.

synopsis: Verific Design Automation, the recognized leader of SystemVerilog, VHDL and UPF Parser Platforms in production and development use throughout the semiconductor industry, announced it acquired the INVIO product line from Invionics Software. Invionics Software provides electronic design automation (EDA) tools and flows.
buyer: Verific Design Automation
Verific Design Automation, with offices in Alameda, Calif., and Kolkata, India, provides SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL and UPF Parser Platforms that enable project groups to develop advanced electronic design automation (EDA) products quickly and cost effectively. "
target: Invionics Software Inc.
Invionics Software provides electronic design automation (EDA) tools and flows through their INVIO product line. Their products include IC design tools, hardware IP and EDA development platforms.
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closed 5/24/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired MODELiiS

synopsis: Altair, a company focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance, has acquired MODELiiS, a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools based in Grenoble, France.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. "
target parent: EASii IC
target: MODELiiS
MODELiiS is a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools based in Grenoble, France. Their main products simulate C code behavior for various chips and include a very high-performance SPICE circuit simulator.
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closed 8/1/2014 via BusinessWire

ARM Ltd., acquired Duolog Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: ARM has acquired Duolog Technologies, a leader in design configuration and integration technology for the semiconductor industry. Duolog's Socrates platform configures IP in a standardized way ideal for importing into EDA tools to perform tasks such as sub-system functional verification and validation.
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM's comprehensive product offering includes embedded memories, video engines, etc. "
target: Duolog Technologies Ltd.
Duolog Technologies is a leader in design configuration and integration technology for the semiconductor industry. Duolog's Socrates platform configures IP in a standardized way ideal for importing into EDA tools to perform tasks such as sub-system functional verification and validation.
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closed 6/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Jasper Design Automation Inc.

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Jasper Design Automation, Inc., a market and technology leader in the fast-growing formal analysis sector.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$1,738.59)
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. "
target: Jasper Design Automation Inc.
Jasper Design Automation is a privately-held Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company leveraging formal technologies to deliver high value/high ROI solutions for the design and verification of electronic systems and semiconductors.
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closed 2/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Target Compiler Technologies

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of Target Compiler Technologies, a provider software tools to design and program application-specific instruction-set processors.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Target Compiler Technologies
Target Compiler Technologies is the leading provider of retargetable software tools for the design, programming, and verification of application-specific processors (ASIPs). ASIPs are key building blocks of both single-core and multi-core systems-on-chip (SoCs) that power today’s electronic systems.
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closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Ansoft Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that the global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes has successfully completed the acquisition of Ansoft Corporation.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Ansoft Corporation
Ansoft Corporation is a leading developer of high performance EDA software. The software is based on more than twenty-five years of research and development from the world's leading experts in electromagnetics, circuit, and system simulation.
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$759 [$729]
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$98
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$36
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
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: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 5/1/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired DfR Solutions

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired DfR Solutions, the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution.
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: DfR Solutions
DfR Solutions is the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution. Their software and expertise maximize and accelerate product design for reliability and development.
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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 5/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Optis

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physics-based visualization.
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: Optis
Headquartered in La Farlède, France, OPTIS develops physics-based software that simulates light and human vision. Other vendors consider the aesthetics of light, but OPTIS bases its solutions on real-world physics to give the most accurate simulation possible.
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
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: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired KPIT medini Technologies AG

synopsis: ANSYS announced that it has acquired Berlin-based KPIT medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering. Its flagship solution, medini™ analyze, implements core functional safety analysis activities and integrates them with existing workflows.
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 parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
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. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
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announced 6/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Gear Design Solutions, Inc. will be merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Gear Design Solutions, Inc., a provider of big data analytics. Gear develops and markets a purpose-built big data platform to solve problems confronting next-generation semiconductor and electronic system designs.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
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. "
target: Gear Design Solutions, Inc.
Gear Design Solutions develops and markets a big data platform that solve the problems confronting semiconductor and electronic system designs. Gear's innovative big data system scales across any high performance compute fabric enabling rapid feedback towards meaningful design changes.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 4/30/2014 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired SpaceClaim Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired SpaceClaim Corporation, a leading provider of fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software for engineers. SpaceClaim offers the first powerful and easy-to-use 3-D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: SpaceClaim Corporation
SpaceClaim Corporation is a leading provider of fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software for engineers. SpaceClaim offers the first powerful and easy-to-use 3-D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process.
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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closed 4/3/2013 via GlobeNewswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Evolutionary Engineering AG

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that it has acquired EVEN – Evolutionary Engineering AG, a leading provider of composite analysis and optimization technology relying on cloud computing. Since EVEN is a leader in composite simulation, this acquisition emphasizes the high priority ANSYS is giving to this emerging technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Evolutionary Engineering AG
EVEN – Evolutionary Engineering AG is a leader in composite analysis and optimization technology relying on cloud computing. EVEN also provides best-in-class engineering services in composites applications and in other areas in its fields of expertise.
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announced 5/29/2012 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Esterel Technologies S.A.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation, and Esterel Technologies S.A., a leading provider of embedded software simulation solutions for mission critical applications, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby ANSYS will acquire Esterel Technologies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Esterel Technologies S.A.
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design, verification and code generation tools for critical system and software development. Esterel is supported by channel and service partners worldwide.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2011 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Apache Design Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced the Company has successfully completed the acquisition of Apache Design Solutions, Inc., a leading simulation software provider for advanced, low-power solutions in the electronics industry. Apache's software enables engineers to design power-efficient devices while satisfying ever-increasing performance requirements.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Apache Design Solutions, Inc.
Apache Design Solutions, Inc., is the leading provider of innovative power analysis and optimization software solutions that enable the design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronic systems.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$258]
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
29.3x
closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Ansoft Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that the global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes has successfully completed the acquisition of Ansoft Corporation.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Ansoft Corporation
Ansoft Corporation is a leading developer of high performance EDA software. The software is based on more than twenty-five years of research and development from the world's leading experts in electromagnetics, circuit, and system simulation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$759 [$729]
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
8.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.9x
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
price ($mm)
$565
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2005 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Century Dynamics, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that it has acquired Century Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated yet easy-to-use simulation software for solving linear, nonlinear, explicit and multi-body hydro-dynamics problems.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Century Dynamics, Inc.
Century Dynamics designs, develops, globally markets and supports advanced engineering and scientific simulation software. It provides solutions for understanding how designs and processes behave in real world applications. Century Dynamics services a wide spectrum of industries including aerospace
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 2/27/2003 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired CFX

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSS), a global leader in computer-aided engineering analysis and optimization software, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CFX
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target parent: AEA Technology plc
target: CFX
CFX develops and licenses software for fluid flow analysis, offers consulting services, performs application projects and participates in development and research projects funded by either industrial clients or public institutions.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
price ($mm)
$775
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, announced that it has acquired Comet Solutions, Inc., a provider of best-in-class software for simulation process management.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras offers the next-generation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. The Aras PLM platform helps manage today's business of engineering. "
target: Comet Solutions
Comet Solutions provides software and services that simplify the complex process of engineering product systems. Using Comet’s technology, manufacturers are able to reuse complex simulations in order to scale the application and use of simulation results.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/27/2012 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired e-Xstream engineering

synopsis: MSC Software announced the acquisition of e-Xstream engineering. e-Xstream is the leader in advanced materials simulation used across industries to engineer innovative material systems and enable their optimal use to boost product performance.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and the worldwide leader in multidiscipline simulation. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. "
target: e-Xstream engineering
e-Xstream engineering is a software & engineering services company focused on the multi-scale modeling of composite materials & structures. They help their customers, material suppliers and material users to reduce the cost and time needed to engineer innovative materials and products.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd., acquired Analytical Methods, Inc.

synopsis: Fluid dynamics software provider and consultant Analytical Methods, Inc. has been acquired by Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (IAI). IAI is a recognized leader in the development of military and commercial aerospace technology.
buyer: Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is globally recognized as a leader in the development of both military and commercial aerospace technology. "
target: Analytical Methods, Inc.
Analytical Methods, Inc., has provided Computational Fluid Dynamics software and consulting services since 1971. Our engineers have an average of 17 years experience and skills that span aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, propulsion and aero elasticity.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired TDA Systems

synopsis: Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced it has acquired TDA Systems of Lake Oswego, Oregon, a provider of interconnect analysis software tools.
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, consumer electronics, and education industries -- as well as military/aerospace, semiconductor, and a broad range of other industries worldwide. "
target: TDA Systems
TDA Systems provides integrated, efficient, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for measurement-based performance evaluation of gigabit interconnect links and devices, including signal integrity analysis and modeling, impedance, S-parameter and eye diagram compliance testing & fault isolation.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/8/2012 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire LMS International

synopsis: Siemens announced the intent to acquire LMS International, a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software. The business activities of LMS will be integrated into the Siemens PLM Software business unit, creating a portfolio of products that will provide manufacturing companies with a next-generation product development environment.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. "
target: LMS International
LMS is an engineering innovation partner for companies in the automotive, aerospace and other advanced manufacturing industries. With 30 years of experience, LMS helps customers get better products to market faster and turn superior process efficiency into key competitive advantages.
price ($mm)
$862
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Ciespace Corporation

synopsis: ESI Group has acquired Ciespace’s Technology Assets for Cloud Based CAE Modeling. The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: Ciespace Corporation
The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group announced the acquisition of CyDesign Labs, a company that owns a disruptive proprietary technology for advanced product design. Their platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
target: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/4/2012 via BusinessWire

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire EXA Corporation

synopsis: Exa Corporation, a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to be acquired by Dassault Systèmes. EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Its solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: EXA Corporation (EXA:$72.69)
EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment. As a design evolves, Exa accurately predicts the performance of that design while providing actionable insight to optimize the performance of the product.
price ($mm)[EV]
$374 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
258.0x
closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Visual Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Altair announced its intent to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development used by scientists and engineers around the world. Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,300 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Visual Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Visual Solutions is the creator of VisSim™, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded development. The company's corporate headquarters are in Westford, Massachusetts, located 45 minutes northwest of Boston.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased PSVPlus software from Softbits Consultants, Ltd.

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc. announced that it has acquired the PSVPlus software product from Softbits Consultants, Ltd. Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
seller: Softbits Consultants, Ltd.
Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures. Modeling of pressure relief valves helps to ensure proper safety and reliability of process plants.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired KPIT medini Technologies AG

synopsis: ANSYS announced that it has acquired Berlin-based KPIT medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering. Its flagship solution, medini™ analyze, implements core functional safety analysis activities and integrates them with existing workflows.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired SIMPACK

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced the acquisition of SIMPACK, the technology leader in multi-body simulation technologies and solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target: SIMPACK
SIMPACK is a general purpose Multi-Body Simulation (MBS) software used for the dynamic analysis of any mechanical or mechatronic system. It enables engineers to generate and solve virtual 3D models in order to predict and visualize motion, coupling forces and stresses.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Orbotech Ltd., acquired Frontline PCB Solutions

synopsis: Orbotech, a provider of process innovation technologies and equipment has acquired Frontline PCB Solutions. Frontline is a leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAM and Engineering software solutions. Their CAM solutions help turn PCB design into reliable manufacturing and testing tools, communicating directly to the designer and to the machinery.
buyer: Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK:$1,036.17)
Orbotech is a provider of process innovation technologies and equipment. They provide accurate, performance-driven yield enhancement and solutions for manufacturers of printed circuit boards, flat panel displays, advanced packaging, micro-electro-mechanical systems and other electronic components. "
target: Frontline PCB Solutions
Frontline PCB Solutions is the world leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAM and Engineering software solutions, offering CAM software to turn PCB design into reliable manufacturing and testing tools that communicate directly to the designer and to the machinery.
price ($mm)
$85*
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EBITDA ($mm)
$18.09
EBIT ($mm)
($1.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
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: PWER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Power-One, Inc.
Power-One, Inc.
Power-One, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets power conversion and power management solutions for the renewable energy, communications infrastructure, and other high technology markets.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,022.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$109.85
EBIT ($mm)
$108.22
Net Income ($mm)
$55.66
Employees
3263
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Ticker: HLSE:BITTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bittium
Bittium
Bittium specializes in the development of reliable communications and connectivity solutions, leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$64.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
619
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: ASX:CXZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Connexion Media Limited
Connexion Media Limited
Connexion Media is an ASX listed Internet of Things (IoT) technology company revolutionising smart car technology for the automotive industry. Connexion has developed two flagship Software as a Service (SaaS) products that deliver cutting edge technology: CXZ Telematics and miRoamer.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.76)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
30
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Ticker: PDFS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PDF Solutions, Inc.
PDF Solutions, Inc.
PDF Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. PDF Solutions offers solutions that are designed to enable clients to lower costs of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$81.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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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: 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: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$873.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.21
EBIT ($mm)
$128.31
Net Income ($mm)
$109.12
Employees
5280
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$430.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.09
EBIT ($mm)
($1.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
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: 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: 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: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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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: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,052.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,120.87
EBIT ($mm)
$941.30
Net Income ($mm)
$665.29
Employees
17574
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Ticker: GVP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GSE Systems
GSE Systems
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all its major competitors combined.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$40.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.06
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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