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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$18,034.00)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
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$475
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closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

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

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,424.50)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

X-Rite, Incorporated, acquired ColorCert

synopsis: X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology has acquired the ColorCert® software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany. ColorCert software is a real-time color and print quality process control and reporting tool used by consumer packaged goods companies and packaging converters.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: X-Rite, Incorporated
X-Rite is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. "
target: ColorCert
ColorCert® delivers process control for monitoring and managing color across a large and diverse supply chain, greatly simplifying color communication all the way from the artwork phase of projects through separation, ink room and pressroom.
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closed 6/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moldflow Corporation

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader of design innovation software and technologies, has acquired Moldflow Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions that allow designers to predict and optimize how plastic components will perform during each phase of the design and manufacture process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,424.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Moldflow Corporation
Moldflow is the leading provider of plastics simulation software that empowers more users to optimize more designs across their enterprise from the earliest stages of new product development. Moldflow products benefit anyone involved in the design or manufacture of plastics injection molded parts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$271 [$180]
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$61
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$10
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3.1x
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18.5x
closed 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Vero Software Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software that aids the design and manufacturing processes.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,474.69)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
price ($mm)
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$110
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closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

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

PTC, acquired NC Graphics Ltd

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

Autoweb Inc., acquired Datranet Limited

synopsis: Autoweb Inc., a NTT Com Group company and a global provider of engineering data management services for the automotive and aerospace industries, has acquired Datranet Limited.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Autoweb Inc.
Trubiquity drives a software-as-a-service based community, connecting enterprises across all global communication protocols and standards. On top of our core collaboration network, Trubiquity applications integrate enterprises and automate critical business processes across the global value chain. "
target: Datranet Limited
Datranet Limited is a developer of product-design communication and collaboration solutions. Datranet's Fusion-DX(TM) product line provides low cost of ownership, scaleable and thin-client web portal-based solutions to ensure efficient, fast and secure availability of CAD.
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announced 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hybrid Software, will acquire Global Graphics Software

synopsis: Global Graphics and HYBRID Software announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a proposed all cash acquisition. Global Graphics is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development. HYBRID Software is owned and operated by Congra Software.
buyer: Hybrid Software
HYBRID Software was founded in 2007 with one simple goal: to provide the "missing link" between MIS systems, web-to-print portals, and prepress workflow. HYBRID Software is owned and operated by Congra Software. "
target: Global Graphics Software (GLOG:$24.60)
Global Graphics is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development.
price ($mm)
$58
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$25
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$3
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2.3x
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21.0x
closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired AMendate GmbH

synopsis: AMendate, a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing, has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a Sweden-based global technology company. Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division revealed that AMendate will be joining the MSC Software arm of Hexagon.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software develops simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of manufacturing use MSC Software products to complement the physical prototype “build and test” process. "
target: AMendate GmbH
AMendate is a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing. AMendate is designed to help users save material and weight in their 3D prints while enabling efficient, cost-effective production of complex components using unique algorithms.
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closed 11/16/2017 via BusinessWire

GE Additive, acquired GeonX

synopsis: GE Additive announced that it has acquired GeonX, a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: GE Additive
GE Additive is part of GE - the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. "
target: GeonX
GeonX is a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
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closed 3/12/2015 via Company Press Release

Materialise Dental N.V., acquired CENAT bvba

synopsis: Materialise NV, a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, announced the acquisition of Belgian-based CENAT, a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems.
buyer: Materialise Dental N.V. (GS:MTLS:$86.16)
Materialise Dental offers planning and simulation software tools under the SimPlant brand. These tools enable implantologists and oral surgeons to scientifically plan dental implant surgery on an interactive basis. "
target: CENAT bvba
CENAT is a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems. The CENAT team is comprised of four experts specialized in the development of control systems and the corresponding embedded software.
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Intergraph Corporation, acquired TechServer Corp.

synopsis: Intergraph® Korea Ltd. has acquired all the shares of TechServer Corp., a Seoul-based software and services company specializing in automated drafting, data exchange and system integration in the shipbuilding, process, power and offshore industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
target: TechServer Corp.
TechServer is an international software developing company founded in January 1999 and is based in Seoul, Korea. By customizing and developing new functionality in CAD software systems, TechServer develops systems to address users’ critical requirements and accelerate design processes.
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closed 8/27/2009 via BusinessWire

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

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

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Ponte Solutions

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

Aprio Technologies merged with Blaze DFM,

synopsis: Blaze DFM, the electrical DFM company, has signed a letter of intent to merge with Aprio Technologies, a technology leader in providing design for manufacturability solutions to the semiconductor industry.
buyer: Blaze DFM
Blaze DFM provides software solutions to fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and silicon foundries. Blaze products give IC designers greater control over manufacturing variability, improving yield and shortening time to volume production. "
target: Aprio Technologies
Aprio Technologies Inc. is a leader in design for manufacturability solutions that ensure successful design and fabrication of nanometer technology semiconductor devices. At the core of Aprio’s offerings is its unique capability to provide correct and accurate manufacturing information to designers.
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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closed 6/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon has acquired all outstanding shares in the German company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH. MTWZ is a leading developer and provider of software solutions for quality control of complex mechanical parts in the powertrain area. Also, MTWZ is a solutions provider for turnkey projects around material handling metrology solutions.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,474.69)
Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions within measurement technologies and polymers. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 9 400 employees in 30 countries and net sales of about 14,000 MSEK. "
target: Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH
Messtechnik Wetzlar provides software and systems for all types and makes of coordinate measuring machines. As a manufacturer-independant vendor of application services, peripheral systems and software for dimensional metrology, we can provide turn-key solutions customized to your individual needs.
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announced 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Ricoh Co Ltd, will acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH

synopsis: Ricoh Company, Ltd., a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH, a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in color management.
buyer: Ricoh Co Ltd (TSE:7752:$18,591.08)
Ricoh empowers companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability & boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, & industrial systems. "
target: ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH
ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH is a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in color management. They are based in Hannover, Germany.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

ESKO-Graphics, Inc., acquired Blue Software, LLC

synopsis: Esko, a global provider of software and hardware for packaging design, collaboration, automation, workflow, and production, has announced its acquisition of BLUE Software, LLC, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from Diversis Capital and Schawk Digital Solutions.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
Esko helps its customers to make the best packaging for billions of consumers. The Esko solutions consist of an extensive suite of software and two hardware product lines. Their solutions are used in packaging management, artwork creation, prepress, flexo plate making, workflow automation, and more."
target parent: Diversis Capital
target: Blue Software, LLC
BLUE Software simplifies the complexity of Label and Artwork development for both small and large companies worldwide. Their SaaS-based artwork collaboration and workflow tools create opportunities for cost savings within each stage of the label and artwork management process.
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closed 3/16/2015 via Company Press Release

ESKO-Graphics, Inc., acquired MediaBeacon, Inc.

synopsis: Esko announced the acquisition of MediaBeacon Inc., a leader in Digital Asset Management (DAM) software solutions. MediaBeacon brings a suite of DAM tools to market through direct distribution and strategic OEM partnerships in various industries ranging from Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods to Media, Print and the public sector.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
Esko is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications, Short Run Production, and more. "
target: MediaBeacon, Inc.
MediaBeacon, Inc. develops innovative technology and solutions that empower corporations worldwide. MediaBeacon's asset management solution automates and streamlines the process of managing digital assets while controlling costs, increasing productivity, and capitalizing on return on investment.
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announced 9/11/2013 via PR Newswire

ESKO-Graphics, Inc., will acquire Cape Systems

synopsis: CAPE Systems Group, Inc., a leading provider of software technology for packaging design, pallet and track optimization, announced the sale of substantially all of the assets of the company's subsidiaries, CAPE Systems, Inc. and CAPE Systems and Consulting Services Limited, to ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
ESKO is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. "
target: Cape Systems
CAPE Systems is the world-wide industry standard for palletizing and package design software, providing easy to use programs with excellent customer support.
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$18,034.00)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$247
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1.9x
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Hach Company, acquired Aquatic Informatics Inc.

synopsis: Danaher's Water Quality platform has acquired Canada-based Aquatic Informatics Inc, a provider of software solutions that address water data management, analytics, and compliance challenges for the global water industry. Aquatic Informatics will combine with Hach's Claros offering to accelerate critical problem solving across the water cycle.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Hach Company
Hach, a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher, is a water technology company that ensures the quality of water to organizations in over 100 countries. Hach’s Water Intelligence system, Claros, features digital solutions in three areas: instrument management, data management, and process management. "
target parent: XPV Water Partners
target: Aquatic Informatics Inc.
Canada-based Aquatic Informatics provides software solutions that address critical water data management, analytics, and compliance challenges for the water industry. Aquatic Informatics’ platforms include AQUARIUS, WaterTrax reporting tools, and Linko for industrial pretreatment and hauled waste.
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closed 6/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Beckman Coulter, Inc, acquired Cytobank

synopsis: Beckman Coulter, a company that is advancing healthcare to enhance the diagnostic laboratory’s role in improving healthcare outcomes, announced its acquisition of Cytobank, a cloud-based analysis platform utilizing machine learning algorithms for collaborative biomedical research.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Beckman Coulter, Inc (BEC:$0.00)
Beckman Coulter is committed to advancing healthcare by applying science, technology and the creativity of their teams to enhance the diagnostic laboratory’s role in improving healthcare outcomes. Their diagnostic systems are used in complex biomedical testing and are found around the globe. "
target: Cytobank
Cytobank Inc. is a cloud-based analysis platform utilizing machine learning algorithms for collaborative biomedical research. Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic researchers around the world use their SaaS solution to develop deep understandings of complex biology at the single cell level.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

ESKO-Graphics, Inc., acquired Blue Software, LLC

synopsis: Esko, a global provider of software and hardware for packaging design, collaboration, automation, workflow, and production, has announced its acquisition of BLUE Software, LLC, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from Diversis Capital and Schawk Digital Solutions.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
Esko helps its customers to make the best packaging for billions of consumers. The Esko solutions consist of an extensive suite of software and two hardware product lines. Their solutions are used in packaging management, artwork creation, prepress, flexo plate making, workflow automation, and more."
target parent: Diversis Capital
target: Blue Software, LLC
BLUE Software simplifies the complexity of Label and Artwork development for both small and large companies worldwide. Their SaaS-based artwork collaboration and workflow tools create opportunities for cost savings within each stage of the label and artwork management process.
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announced 10/30/2017 via Bloomberg

Danaher Corporation, will acquire IDBS

synopsis: Danaher Corp. will buy U.K.-based software maker ID Business Solutions Ltd. (IDBS) as the U.S. science and technology company seeks to tap into the growing market for data and the Internet of things. IDBS provides a cloud-based research-and-development platform to manage data as well as connecting medical devices from labs.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$18,034.00)
Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping its customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. It has leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and industrial. "
target: IDBS
IDBS is a unique, global supplier of innovative data management and first-in-class analytics solutions which increase efficiency reduce costs and improve the productivity of healthcare R&D organizations.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

X-Rite, Incorporated, acquired ColorCert

synopsis: X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology has acquired the ColorCert® software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany. ColorCert software is a real-time color and print quality process control and reporting tool used by consumer packaged goods companies and packaging converters.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: X-Rite, Incorporated
X-Rite is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. "
target: ColorCert
ColorCert® delivers process control for monitoring and managing color across a large and diverse supply chain, greatly simplifying color communication all the way from the artwork phase of projects through separation, ink room and pressroom.
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closed 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Navman Wireless, acquired Transtech Driven Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Navman Wireless Australia Pty Ltd, has acquired the business known as Transtech Driven. The company is a leading provider of compliance solutions for the transport and logistics industry.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Navman Wireless
Navman Wireless is proud to be a global leader in the GPS-based fleet-management solutions industry. Their tracking, two-way messaging and integrated satellite navigation systems are improving the margins of more than 15,500 customers across four continents. "
target parent: The Transtech Group
target: Transtech Driven Pty. Ltd.
Transtech is the leading integrated mobile and compliance solutions provider for the transport and logistics industry. Transtech has combined experience and road transport knowledge with technology to deliver high quality integrated solutions that provide a significant return on investment.
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closed 10/12/2015 via Company Press Release

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Inc., acquired Odysii Ltd.

synopsis: Gilbarco, the worldwide technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations, has acquired Odysii, located in Tel Aviv, Israel. Odysii pioneered an analytics and consumer messaging platform at the point of purchase designed to be integrated with the point of sale, loyalty programs, mobile phones, and other consumer applications.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Gilbarco Veeder-Root Inc.
Gilbarco Veeder-Root is the worldwide technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations. They offer the broadest range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office. "
target: Odysii Ltd.
Odysii Ltd. provides software solutions for targeted suggestive selling, in SaaS model. Odysii pioneered an analytics and consumer messaging platform at the point of purchase designed to be integrated with the point of sale (POS), loyalty programs, mobile phones, and other consumer applications.
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closed 3/16/2015 via Company Press Release

ESKO-Graphics, Inc., acquired MediaBeacon, Inc.

synopsis: Esko announced the acquisition of MediaBeacon Inc., a leader in Digital Asset Management (DAM) software solutions. MediaBeacon brings a suite of DAM tools to market through direct distribution and strategic OEM partnerships in various industries ranging from Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods to Media, Print and the public sector.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
Esko is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications, Short Run Production, and more. "
target: MediaBeacon, Inc.
MediaBeacon, Inc. develops innovative technology and solutions that empower corporations worldwide. MediaBeacon's asset management solution automates and streamlines the process of managing digital assets while controlling costs, increasing productivity, and capitalizing on return on investment.
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closed 8/26/2014 via PR Newswire

Veeder-Root, acquired FuelQuest

synopsis: The Veeder-Root Company has acquired FuelQuest, Inc. With over 15 years of experience in logistics software development and analytics, FuelQuest is the recognized Software as a Service (SaaS) provider for retail and commercial fueling logistics applications.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Veeder-Root
Veeder-Root is a leading global supplier of automatic tank gauging, fuel management systems, and stage II vapor recovery solutions including the Red Jacket® brand of submersible pumps and pressurized line leak detectors. "
target: FuelQuest
FuelQuest provides industry leading software and services to suppliers, distributors, retailers, carriers and fleets who utilize transportation fuels throughout the world. FuelQuest delivers solutions to manage and optimize fuel procurement, logistics, reconciliation and regulatory processes.
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announced 9/11/2013 via PR Newswire

ESKO-Graphics, Inc., will acquire Cape Systems

synopsis: CAPE Systems Group, Inc., a leading provider of software technology for packaging design, pallet and track optimization, announced the sale of substantially all of the assets of the company's subsidiaries, CAPE Systems, Inc. and CAPE Systems and Consulting Services Limited, to ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: ESKO-Graphics, Inc.
ESKO is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. "
target: Cape Systems
CAPE Systems is the world-wide industry standard for palletizing and package design software, providing easy to use programs with excellent customer support.
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closed 9/3/2013 via Market Wire

Arbor Networks, acquired Packetloop

synopsis: Arbor Networks Inc. announced that it has acquired privately held Packetloop, an innovator and leader in the field of Security Analytics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Arbor plans to invest in and expand Packetloop's Sydney, Australia-based operations.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks® is a leading provider of security and network management solutions for global business networks, including more than 70 percent of the world's Internet service providers and many of the largest enterprise networks in use today. "
target: Packetloop
Packetloop is a Big Data Security Analytics platform Packetloop's solutions deliver real-time, network-wide situational awareness through a combination of packet capture, big data analytics, security forensics and visualizations that help enterprises identify malware and targeted attacks.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Danaher Corporation, acquired Trafficmaster Limited

synopsis: Vector Capital has sold Teletrac® Inc., to Danaher Corporation. Teletrac provides a comprehensive cloud-based software as a service (“SaaS”) platform to fleet operators. Teletrac’s global network tracks more than 200,000 vehicles across 87 countries allowing fleet owners and managers to drive operational efficiency across their fleets.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$18,034.00)
Danaher Corporation, a leading industrial company, designs, manufactures and markets innovative products, services and technologies to professional, medical, industrial and commercial customers. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Trafficmaster Limited
Trafficmaster's core division, Business Services, operates principally in the United States through Trafficmaster's award winning Teletrac brand. Teletrac offers fleet tracking and fleet management solutions to small and medium-sized businesses.
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closed 1/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Danaher Corporation, acquired Navman Wireless

synopsis: Navman Wireless, a provider of advanced fleet and asset management technology used to optimize business and government fleets as well as heavy equipment operations, announced its acquisition by Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 250 science and technology company.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$18,034.00)
Danaher Corporation, a leading industrial company, designs, manufactures and markets innovative products, services and technologies to professional, medical, industrial and commercial customers. "
target: Navman Wireless
Navman Wireless is a global leader in GPS-based fleet optimization products and services, including real-time vehicle tracking and analytics that enable companies to monitor, measure and improve fleet-related costs and efficiencies.
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$18,034.00)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Tektronix Communications, acquired Arbor Networks

synopsis: Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Network Intelligence and communications test solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arbor Networks, a leading provider of network security and management solutions for converged carrier networks and next-generation data centers.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Tektronix Communications
Tektronix Communications provides network operators and equipment manufacturers around the world an unparalleled suite of network diagnostics and management solutions for fixed, mobile, IP and converged multi-service networks. "
target: Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks® is a leading provider of security and network management solutions for global business networks, including more than 70 percent of the world's Internet service providers and many of the largest enterprise networks in use today.
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closed 5/17/2010 via Market Wire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired Mixed Signals, Inc.

synopsis: Tektronix, Inc., a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products and solutions, announced the acquisition of Mixed Signals, Inc. Mixed Signals’ award-winning, comprehensive, digital content monitoring solutions support the most advanced digital networks.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix provides test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test instrumentation for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. "
target: Mixed Signals, Inc.
Mixed Signals is the leading provider of digital content monitoring including digital services, transport streams, ad insertion, switched digital video and interactive content.
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closed 4/7/2009 via PR Newswire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired Arantech

synopsis: Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Communications Test and Network Intelligence Solutions, announced that it has acquired Arantech, the leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for wireless communications providers.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
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: Arantech
Arantech is founded on the vision of being the World's leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) software for mobile operators by enabling them manage one-to-one relationships with their customers that optimize revenues, service and network performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 1/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Fluke Electronics Corporation, acquired Visual Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Danaher Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Fluke Electronics Corporation has completed the acquisition of Visual Networks, Inc., pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger dated December 1, 2005.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Fluke Electronics Corporation
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. Fluke has helped define and grow a unique technology market, providing testing and troubleshooting capabilities. "
target: Visual Networks, Inc.
Visual Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of network and application performance management solutions.
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
155.6x

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