Like Virage Logic Corporation

closed 9/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Virage Logic Corporation

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has completed its acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation, a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: Virage Logic Corporation
Virage Logic is a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$330 [$304]
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$72
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closed 2/27/2018 via GlobeNewswire

congatec, acquired Real-Time Hypervisor

synopsis: congatec, a vendor of embedded computer boards and modules, has acquired Real-Time Systems (RTS), based in Germany. RTS is a leading provider of hypervisor software for real-time applications in the embedded market. RTS offers Real-Time Hypervisor, a hypervisor that can be configured for any x86 multicore platform, supporting any operating system.
buyer: congatec
congatec is a leading supplier of industrial computer modules using the standard form factors COM Express, Qseven and SMARC as well as single board computers and customizing services. congatec’s products can be used in industrial automation, entertainment, transportation and point-of-sale. "
target: Real-Time Hypervisor
Based in Germany, Real-Time Systems provides hypervisor software for real-time applications in the embedded market. They offer Real-Time Hypervisor, a hypervisor that can be configured for any x86 multicore platform, supporting all popular real-time as well as general purpose operating systems.
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announced 3/11/2013 via Market Wire

Cadence Design Systems, will acquire Tensilica

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tensilica, Inc., a leader in dataplane processing IP. Tensilica provides high-performance, low-power 32-bit processor cores for system-on-a-chip (SOC) designs.
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: Tensilica
Tensilica, Inc. is the leader in dataplane processor IP core licensing with over 200 licensees. Tensilica provides high-performance, low-power 32-bit processor cores for system-on-a-chip (SOC) designs. Tensilica’s processors are the engines in SOC designs.
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closed 9/10/2012 via PR Newswire

General Dynamics Broadband, acquired Open Kernel Labs, Inc.

synopsis: General Dynamics Broadband has acquired Open Kernel Labs, Inc. OK Labs, a Chicago-based, privately held corporation, is a leading provider of virtualization software for securing wireless communications, applications and content for mobile devices and automotive in-vehicle infotainment systems.
buyer parent: General Dynamics
buyer: General Dynamics Broadband
General Dynamics Broadband is a pioneer in developing and designing 4G LTE mobile broadband solutions, including devices, and complete end-to-end network solutions, that best meet the needs of government agencies of all levels. "
target: Open Kernel Labs, Inc.
Open Kernel Labs is the global leader in virtualization software for securing wireless communications, applications, and content. Deployed on devices worldwide, it enables security for wireless access of corporate and government assets while protecting everything that runs on the device.
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closed 5/31/2012 via Market Wire

Methodics, Inc., acquired Missing Link Tools

synopsis: Methodics, Inc., the leading provider of integrated solutions used in managing design data and semiconductor intellectual property for complex IC design, announced it has acquired Missing Link Tools, LLC. Missing Link Tools provides a frontend tool-suite to manage digital design and verification.
buyer: Methodics, Inc.
Methodics, Inc. is a leading provider of design data management (DM) tools that improve the efficiency and collaboration of integrated circuit (IC) design. The privately held company has offices in the USA, Europe and Asia. "
target: Missing Link Tools
Missing Link Tools provides a complete testing, tracking, and release environment for the design phase of a semiconductor chip. Its Evolve tool allows clients to build and release stable models of their chip across groups and geographies.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

ARM Ltd., acquired Prolific, Inc.

synopsis: ARM announced that it has acquired Prolific, Inc., which develops leading-edge IC design optimization software tools that significantly reduce development time and improve the performance of cell-based designs. Prolific is a privately-owned company based in Newark, California.
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: Prolific, Inc.
Prolific, Inc. develops leading-edge IC design optimization software tools that significantly reduce development time and improve the performance of cell-based designs. Prolific is a privately-owned company based in Newark, California.
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$7.70
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closed 5/27/2008 via BusinessWire

Springsoft, acquired Novas Software, Inc.

synopsis: SpringSoft Incorporated, the largest EDA company in Asia and the first to be publicly traded announced the completion of its merger with Novas Software, Inc., the acquisition of four additional EDA companies, and several key management appointments.
buyer: Springsoft
Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Springsoft is the largest Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company based in Asia, and the first to be publically traded. Springsoft pioneered the debug automation technology underlying the Novas product line, introducing the Debussy® debug system in 1997. "
target: Novas Software, Inc.
Novas Software, Inc. is the leading provider of design comprehension solutions that enhance verification of complex ICs, embedded systems and SoCs. The Novas Verdi™ Automated Debug and Siloti™ Visibility Enhancement products cut debug time in half while dramatically minimizing simulation overhead.
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$29
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closed 11/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Magma Design Automation Inc, acquired Knights Technology

synopsis: Magma Design Automation Inc., a provider of chip design solutions, has acquired Knights Technology, a provider of yield management and failure analysis software solutions to the semiconductor industry, from FEI Company. Knights Technology products, employees and management team will be part of Magma’s Fab Analysis Business Unit.
buyer: Magma Design Automation Inc (LAVA:$139.29)
Magma's software for integrated circuit design is recognized as embodying the best in semiconductor technology. The world’s top chip companies use Magma's EDA software to design and verify complex, high-performance ICs for communications, computing, consumer electronics and networking applications. "
target: Knights Technology
Knights Technology, a wholly owned, independently-operated subsidiary of FEI Company, Hillsboro, Oregon, provides software tools to access and extract inspection and measurement results for powerful, fast, and robust yield enhancement analysis in the deep-submicron wafer fab.
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closed 10/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Silicon Laboratories Inc., purchased IEEE 1588 Software from Qulsar, Inc.

synopsis: Silicon Labs has acquired all IEEE 1588 precision time protocol (PTP) software and module assets from Qulsar. The asset purchase includes all Qulsar modules (PTP master, gateway, boundary clocks, and slave clocks) as well as IEEE 1588 servo and stack software, development tools, and board support packages for a wide range of applications.
buyer: Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB:$833.65)
Silicon Labs is a leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions for a smarter, more connected world. Silicon Labs' award-winning technologies are shaping the future of the Internet of Things, Internet infrastructure, industrial automation, consumer, and automotive markets. "
seller: Qulsar, Inc.
Qulsar's assets includes their Precision Time Protocol (PTP) master, gateway, boundary clocks and slave clocks modules, as well as IEEE 1588 servo and stack software, development tools, and board support packages for a wide range of applications.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

HCC Embedded, acquired InterNiche Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: HCC Embedded, experts in securing embedded data, has acquired the networking business of InterNiche Technologies, Inc., a U.S. supplier of embedded networking protocol software. Through this acquisition HCC has created a global, combined business that streamlines and simplifies the development of networking and storage solutions for IoT devices.
buyer: HCC Embedded
HCC Embedded’s software solutions ensure that any data stored or communicated by an embedded IoT application is secure, safe, and reliable. With 15+ years deep understanding of flash, HCC secures data for customers in IoT, medical, transport, industrial, and aerospace markets. "
target: InterNiche Technologies, Inc.
InterNiche has been providing networking software for embedded internet devices since 1989 and hundreds of millions of networked devices have relied on its software to provide trouble free communication.
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closed 10/15/2013 via Market Wire

VMware, Inc., acquired Desktone, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced that it has acquired Desktone, Inc, an industry leader in desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) with an advanced multi-tenant desktop virtualization platform for delivering Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,496.00)
VMware, the global leader in virtualization & cloud infrastructure, delivers proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity & enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments & improving security. "
target: Desktone, Inc.
Desktone, Inc., delivers the industry's first massively scalable, fully integrated desktop virtualization infrastructure. The company enables desktop computing as a "no-compromises" service, dramatically reducing operating costs and complexity, and improving capital efficiency of IT infrastructures.
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closed 12/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired NVELO, Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it acquired privately held NVELO, Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based pioneer of storage software. The acquisition of NVELO will enable Samsung to extend their ability to provide SSD related storage solutions to customers.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. The company employs approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries. "
target: NVELO, Inc.
NVELO, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative storage software, bringing new intelligence into storage subsystems to break the I/O bottleneck in today’s computing systems. NVELO employs world-class engineering and management teams for R&D on its flagship product "Dataplex".
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closed 1/5/2012 via Market Wire

Action Products International, Inc., acquired Core Wafer Systems

synopsis: Action Products International, Inc. has acquired Core Wafer Systems, which offers proprietary solutions for testing and data mining of hard drives, memory, magnetics and other advanced semiconductor and nanotechnology devices. Core Wafer boasts clients such as Western Digital (WDC), Seagate Technology (STX), and Intel (INTC).
buyer: Action Products International, Inc. (APII:$5.41)
Action Products International, Inc. engages in the production of media and entertainment programs for worldwide distribution, local, national, and international broadcasting. The company's projects include feature films, reality television, talk shows, and infomercials. "
target: Core Wafer Systems
Core Wafer Systems offers proprietary solutions for testing and data mining of hard drives, memory, magnetics and other advanced semiconductor and nanotechnology devices. Core Wafer boasts clients such as Western Digital (WDC), Seagate Technology (STX), and Intel (INTC).
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closed 11/24/2010 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Phoenix Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core systems software (CSS), announced that it has merged a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pharaoh Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin").
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, California-based private investment firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the leader in core systems software products, pioneers open standards and delivers innovative solutions that enable the PC industry's top system builders and specifiers to differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market and increase their revenues.
price ($mm)[EV]
$147 [$108]
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$62
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announced 6/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Hewlett-Packard Company, will purchase HyperSpace Assets from Phoenix Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core systems software (CSS), announced that HP has agreed to purchase the assets related to Phoenix's HyperSpace®, HyperCore® and Phoenix Flip™ instant-on and client virtualization products.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
seller: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today's computing environments. The Company's flagship products are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented security, reliability and ease-of-use.
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$9.80
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Technologies Ltd, acquired TouchStone Software Corporation

synopsis: Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core systems firmware, announced it has completed its acquisition of TouchStone Software Corporation, a global leader in online PC diagnostics and software update technology. The net value of the transaction is approximately $17 million.
buyer: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today's computing environments. The Company's flagship products are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented security, reliability and ease-of-use. "
target: TouchStone Software Corporation
TouchStone Software Corporation is a leading developer of innovative software designed to help people use complex technologies. The company’s products, which include BIOS Agent, BIOS Wizard and Driver Agent, are distributed worldwide via the Internet.
price ($mm)
$18
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$4
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$1
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4.3x
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26.4x
closed 9/26/2006 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Gteko, Ltd.

synopsis: Microsoft today announced an agreement to acquire Gteko Ltd., a leader in delivering simple solutions to a wide range of PC problems. The acquisition will bolster Microsoft's ongoing efforts to help customers and partners more seamlessly solve PC problems.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Gteko, Ltd.
Leader in ease-of-use networking and support software for the digital home. The company's products enable PC & peripherals manufacturers, ISPs and Software Vendors with large technical support centers to improve end-user experience and service quality while substantially reducing call-center costs.
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$60
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closed 8/28/2006 via BusinessWire

Agilent Technologies Inc., acquired Xpedion Design Systems, Inc

synopsis: Agilent Technologies Inc. has completed the acquisition of Xpedion Design Systems, a privately held company that provides software for wireless and high-speed digital circuit and systems design in the communications industry. Financial details were not disclosed.
buyer: Agilent Technologies Inc. (A:$4,720.00)
Agilent Technologies Inc. is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $5.1 billion in fiscal 2005. "
target: Xpedion Design Systems, Inc
Xpedion Design Systems, Inc. is a privately held company that provides software for wireless and high-speed digital circuit and systems design in the communications industry. Xpedion is a leader in advanced RFIC simulation technology.
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closed 9/12/2002 via BusinessWire

International Business Machines Corporation, acquired Holosofx, Inc.

synopsis: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has acquired all the outstanding shares of Holosofx, Inc., a privately-held, California-based provider of business integration software.
buyer: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM:$79,591.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Holosofx, Inc.
Based in El Segundo, California, Holosofx was founded in 1990 and its customers include Fortune 1000 and leading international companies such as Aetna US Healthcare, CNA Life, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, National Australia Bank Group, Telstra, Toyota and Wachovia Bank. It operates a soft
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closed 6/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Drive.ai

synopsis: Apple Inc. has acquired Drive.ai, a purpose driven company based in Mountain View, California that believes in the mission of making the dreams of self-driving cars a reality. Drive.ai are creating AI software for autonomous vehicles using deep learning.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Drive.ai
Drive.ai is a purpose driven company based in Mountain View, California that believes in the mission of making the dreams of self-driving cars a reality. They are creating AI software for autonomous vehicles using deep learning.
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closed 9/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Virage Logic Corporation

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has completed its acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation, a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: Virage Logic Corporation
Virage Logic is a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits.
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$330 [$304]
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
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 (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 2/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired PhoeniX Software

synopsis: Synopsys, the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies, completed its acquisition of Netherlands-based PhoeniX Software, a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design.
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 and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: PhoeniX Software
Based in the Netherlands, PhoeniX Software is a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design, wafer tracking and data analysis.
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Black Duck Software, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Black Duck Software, a privately held leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software. Black Duck's industry-leading products automate the process of identifying and inventorying the open source code, detecting known security vulnerabilities and license compliance issues.
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 (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software's industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk.
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closed 9/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired QuantumWise A/S

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired QuantumWise, a leading supplier of software tools for atomic-scale modeling of materials. QuantumWise's tools simulate the properties of materials based on fundamental quantum mechanical theories to improve product performance across many applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: QuantumWise A/S
QuantumWise is a leading supplier of software tools for atomic-scale modeling of materials, with more than 400 commercial and academic customers. Their tools simulate the properties of materials based on fundamental quantum mechanical theories to improve product performance across many applications.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Forcheck b.v.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that provides a static analysis tool for detecting coding defects and anomalies in Fortran applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Forcheck b.v.
Forcheck b.v. is a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that performs a static analysis of a Fortran program or separate Fortran program units. Forcheck detects more anomalies than most compilers.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Cigital, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Cigital, a privately held provider of software security managed and professional services. Cigital is a large, global application security firm specializing in professional and managed services for identifying, remediating and preventing vulnerabilities in software applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Cigital, Inc.
Cigital, Inc. is the world's leading software security services and products company. Cigital helps organizations launch and mature software security initiatives, as well as design, build, and test secure software through a combination of expert consultants, and more.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codiscope

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Codiscope, a 2015 spinoff of Cigital and provider of complementary security tools. Codiscope has transformed the tools and intellectual property created by Cigital into a suite of accessible and streamlined products for a broad population of developers.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Codiscope
Codiscope was established in 2015 as a spin-off of software security services firm Cigital, Inc. with a mission to improve the quality of software everywhere. Codiscope tools fit modern agile development processes by detecting and immediately eliminating vulnerabilities as they're introduced.
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closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.
Gold Standard Simulations is a provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization of advanced process nodes. GSS is the leader in physical simulation of statistical variability, statistical compact model extraction and generation and statistical circuit simulation.
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 12/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Goanna Software

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications, has acquired Goanna Software, a software company that provides static source code analysis tools for reducing security vulnerabilities, improving code quality, and ensuring compliance with industry coding standards.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
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. "
target: Goanna Software
Goanna Software Pty Ltd (trading as Red Lizard Software), ABN 63 136 479 448, is the leading provider of integrated C/C++ source code analysis tools for mission-critical industries. They are the first company to combine the automated technologies of static analysis and model checking.
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closed 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Protecode

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired Protecode, a privately held Canadian software company that provides solutions for detecting and managing open source software and the associated license and security risks.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
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. "
target: Protecode
Protecode Incorporated is a software company specializing in open source licensing and vulnerability management products and audit services. Protecode products help organizations implement a structured open source software adoption and management process.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Elliptic Technologies

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has acquired Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of security IP cores and software solutions for mobile, automotive, digital home, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing applications. Elliptic's products have been used by leading semiconductor and OEM companies across a wide range of markets.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
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. "
target: Elliptic Technologies
Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of security solutions for the connected world for chipset vendors, device manufacturers, service and content providers.
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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 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codenomicon Ltd

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has acquired Codenomicon, a software security company that focuses on software embedded in devices. Codenomicon provides a suite of next-generation solutions that help forge a better path to total defense. Individually, these solutions provide new layers of security testing, robustness, intelligence and collaboration.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
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. "
target: Codenomicon Ltd
Codenomican is a leader in advancing security and robustness. Their solutions work to strenghten business performance by addressing the weakest security links. Codenomican develops systems that are built for optimal security to strength the Core of systems, networks and complex infrastructures.
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closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Kalistick SAS

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Kalistick, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
buyer parent: Synopsys, Inc.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity’s award-winning development testing platform helps developers create and deliver better software, faster, by automatically testing source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches or catastrophic system failure. "
target: Kalistick SAS
Kalistick is a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
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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 12/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SpringSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, has completed the acquisition of SpringSoft, a global supplier of specialized IC design software headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, through a follow-on merger to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of SpringSoft.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: SpringSoft, Inc.
SpringSoft is a global supplier of specialized automation technologies that accelerate engineers during the design, verification and debug of complex Synopsys, analog and mixed-signal ICs, ASICs, microprocessors, and SoCs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$393 [$285]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 7/31/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Ciranova

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ciranova, a privately held electronic design automation company focused on delivering productivity improvements in custom IC design by reducing the time and effort needed to develop transistor-level layout on advanced nodes.
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: Ciranova
Ciranova, Inc. operates as an electronic design automation company. It focuses on building interoperable tools for custom chip designers to create new and/or migrate legacy analog IP.
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired RSoft Design Group, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held RSoft Design Group, Inc., a leading provider of photonics design and simulation software headquartered in Ossining, New York.
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: RSoft Design Group, Inc.
RSoft Design Group, Inc.'s software is used to design and optimize optical telecommunications components, as well as in the design and simulation of complete optical telecommunication systems and networks.
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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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announced 6/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Paripath will be merged with Silvaco, Inc.,

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading electronic design automation provider of software tools, has agreed to merge with Paripath, Inc., an electronic design automation software company. Paripath provides software and services for standard cell characterization, custom cell characterization, memory characterization and IP characterization.
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: Paripath
Paripath, Inc. is an electronic design automation software company. Paripath provides software and services for standard cell characterization, custom cell characterization, memory characterization and IP characterization.
price ($mm)
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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 6/2/2016 via Company Press Release

InfiniScale S.A., acquired edXact

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc. announced its wholly owned French subsidiary, Infiniscale SA, a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products, has acquired a majority stake in edXact, an innovator in parasitic reduction for integrated circuits.
buyer parent: Silvaco, Inc.
buyer: InfiniScale S.A.
Grenoble, France-based Infiniscale SA is a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products. Its products include ICLys and CALys. "
target: edXact
EdXact develops and markets electronic design automation tools for physical verification applications. The company provides a suite of software solutions for complex integrated circuit and system-on-chip (SOC) designs to physical verification teams in microelectronics and semiconductor industries.
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closed 12/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Silvaco, Inc., acquired InfiniScale S.A.

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design, announced the acquisition of Grenoble, France-based Infiniscale SA, a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products.
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the leading supplier of Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) software, and a major supplier of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software for circuit simulation and design of analog, mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits. "
target: InfiniScale S.A.
Grenoble, France-based Infiniscale SA is a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products. Its products include ICLys and CALys.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Silvaco, Inc., acquired Invarian, Inc.

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading provider of TCAD, circuit simulation, and IC CAD software tools, announced that it has acquired Invarian, Inc., a recognized leader in block-level to full-chip sign-off analysis for complex, high-performance integrated circuits (ICs).
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the leading supplier of Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) software, and a major supplier of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software for circuit simulation and design of analog, mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits. "
target: Invarian, Inc.
Invarian delivers a suite of tools devised for accurate and effective analysis of designs from IP to block to chip level designs.
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closed 5/27/2013 via Reuters

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Photomask & Lithography Software Products from SoftJin Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a US-based technology firm, has acquired the photomask and lithography related software products business of Bangalore-based SoftJin Technologies Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
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. "
seller: SoftJin Technologies Private Limited
SoftJin's photomask and lithography related software products includes all SoftJin's Post Layout Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software products: Nirmaan Software Development Toolkit, NxDAT Defect Analysis Tool and NxMDP Mask Data Preparation Tool Suite.
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Magma Design Automation Inc

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, has completed its acquisition of Magma® Design Automation Inc., a provider of chip design software headquartered in San Jose, California.
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: Magma Design Automation Inc (LAVA:$139.29)
Magma Design Automation develops software for electronic design automation, enabling integrated circuit designers to meet critical time-to-market objectives, improve chip performance and handle multimillion-gate designs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$516 [$490]
rev ($mm)
$146
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
28.4x
closed 9/24/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Premier Farnell plc, acquired CadSoft Computer GmbH

synopsis: Premier Farnell plc, the leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, announces the acquisition of CadSoft Computer GmbH, a well established market leader for over 20 years, and its EAGLE™ brand of electronic design engineer CAD software.
buyer: Premier Farnell plc
Premier Farnell plc is a leading high service, multi-channel distributor of electronic, and industrial products and specialist services. It goes to market with a stocked range of 450,000+ products, and access to 4,000,000 more items from 3,500 top manufacturers. "
target: CadSoft Computer GmbH
CadSoft Computer GmbH are the makers of the EAGLE™ brand of electronic design engineer CAD software.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10 [$10]
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2009 via BusinessWire

SpringSoft, Inc., acquired Certess, Inc.

synopsis: SpringSoft, Inc., a global supplier of specialized IC design software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Certess, Inc., creators of the Certitude™ Functional Qualification solution.
buyer: SpringSoft, Inc.
Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Springsoft is the largest Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company based in Asia, and the first to be publically traded. Springsoft pioneered the debug automation technology underlying the Novas product line, introducing the Debussy® debug system in 1997. "
target: Certess, Inc.
Certess, Inc. is the only electronic design automation company providing functional qualification products for companies that create and integrate complex design blocks for systems on a chip (SoCs) or intellectual property (IP).
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
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: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired XS Embedded GmbH

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH, a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise.
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: XS Embedded GmbH
XS Embedded specializes in development of future technologies in the field of embedded systems. The central business segments consist of development and services within the markets of the automotive industry, medical engineering, consumer electronics and within additional submarkets.
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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:$430.93)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
price ($mm)
$27*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Calypto Design Systems provides power optimization and functional verification products. The company, with headquarters in San Jose, California, has offices in Japan, India, Europe, and North America.
price ($mm)
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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:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2010 via BNC Analysis

Primary Capital Ltd., acquired AMTECH Power Software Ltd.

synopsis: Mid-market investor Primary Capital has acquired Amtech Group from HSBC Private Equity for £35 million. The sale takes the form of a management buy-out, with £15 million in senior debt finance provided by Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets Acquisition Finance.
buyer: Primary Capital Ltd.
Primary Capital Limited is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in middle market management buyouts and buyins. The firm also invests in early stage transactions including expansion and development capital in exceptional situations. "
target parent: HSBC Holdings Plc.
target: AMTECH Power Software Ltd.
AMTECH is a global leader providing software solutions for engineers. With a comprehensive range of quality products, AMTECH has thousands of customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2009 via PR Newswire

Intergraph Corporation, purchased SIGRAPH(R) from TCS Süssen GmbH

synopsis: Intergraph® has acquired the SIGRAPH® business unit from Technische Computer Systeme Sussen GmbH (TCS). The acquisition includes SIGRAPH.CAE®, an innovative software application for electrical and process control engineering with a significant market presence in the global oil and gas, metals and power 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."
seller: TCS Süssen GmbH
Since 1981, TCS Sussen GmbH has been focused on universal IT-CAE/DMS business solutions for the process and discrete industries. Headquartered in Sussen, Germany, TCS is a CAE/DMS technology company for Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES).
price ($mm)
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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:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Summit Design, Inc.
Summit Design, Inc. is the electronic design automation company that pioneered the field of electronic system-level design. They deliver engineering software products for the design, analysis, verification, and management of complex electronic systems and semiconductor intellectual property.
price ($mm)
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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:$430.93)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Runtime Design Automation
Runtime Design Automation is a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$1,738.59)
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems. "
target: Jasper Design Automation Inc.
Jasper Design Automation is a privately-held Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company leveraging formal technologies to deliver high value/high ROI solutions for the design and verification of electronic systems and semiconductors.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$8.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ANTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANTs Software Inc.
ANTs Software Inc.
ANTs Software, Inc., develops high-performance data management architectural products and solutions. The company's mission is to help customers reduce hardware, software, and development costs by providing exceptional performance.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OM:ENEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enea AB
Enea AB
Enea is a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, with a vision of helping customers develop amazing functions in a connected society.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$71.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.35
EBIT ($mm)
$13.23
Net Income ($mm)
$10.13
Employees
463
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Ticker: ASX:BUD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Buddy Platform Ltd.
Buddy Platform Ltd.
Buddy Platform delivers a highly secure, cloud-based global platform to access, process, shape and manage the raw data generated by hundreds of millions of connected devices, appliances and sensors. The collection of this data is the IoT Data Graph.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XLNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xilinx, Inc.
Xilinx, Inc.
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable semiconductor products, including FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, RFSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized – powering Cloud Computing, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, and Industrial IoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,059.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,053.54
EBIT ($mm)
$956.80
Net Income ($mm)
$889.75
Employees
4014
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Ticker: OM:IAR B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IAR Systems Group AB
IAR Systems Group AB
IAR Systems is the world’s leading independent provider of software for programming of processors in embedded systems. IAR Systems’ software is used by companies mainly operating in industrial automation, medical technology, telecommunications, consumer electronics and the automotive industry.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$41.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$13.06
Net Income ($mm)
$9.73
Employees
163
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,949.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$912.45
EBIT ($mm)
$750.07
Net Income ($mm)
$126.06
Employees
7500
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Ticker: ANET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arista Networks, Inc.
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,897.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$606.09
EBIT ($mm)
$584.16
Net Income ($mm)
$226.82
Employees
1800
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: LOGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LogMeIn, Inc.
LogMeIn, Inc.
LogMeIn, Inc. simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them. With millions of users worldwide, our cloud-based solutions make it possible for people and companies to connect and engage with their workplace, colleagues, customers and products anywhere, anytime.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$989.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$209.50
EBIT ($mm)
($11.82)
Net Income ($mm)
$99.52
Employees
2823
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$851.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.04
EBIT ($mm)
$121.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2738
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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