Like Vistagy Inc.

announced 11/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Siemens AG, will acquire Vistagy Inc.

synopsis: Siemens expands its industrial software portfolio with the acquisition of Vistagy, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, a leading supplier of specialized engineering software and services with emphasis on designing and manufacturing structures made of advanced composite materials.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. "
target: Vistagy Inc.
Vistagy, Inc. is a provider of industry-specific engineering software and services that create rich product descriptions for better-informed decision making early in the design cycle. Vistagy is a strategic partner to leading manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive, and wind energy industries.
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closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

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

Battery Ventures, acquired SigmaTEK Systems, LLC

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, announced it has acquired software company SigmaTEK Systems, the maker of SigmaNEST, a “nesting” product with advanced CAD/CAM functionality that helps professional fabrication and manufacturing companies operate more efficiently on the shop floor.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: SigmaTEK Systems, LLC
SigmaTEK Systems, LLC, is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, near the heart of the U.S. manufacturing belt. Founded in 1992, SigmaTEK provides software solutions to enhance efficiency and profitability for sheet metal, wood, and composite fabricators through its CAD/CAM nesting platform – SigmaNEST.
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announced 1/25/2016 via Reuters

Siemens AG, will acquire CD-adapco

synopsis: Siemens AG, Europe's biggest industrial group, has agreed to buy CD-adapco, a U.S. engineering software firm. CD-adapco makes computer programs used by engineers to simulate the inner workings of an engine. Those products will complement a business unit of Siemens focused on product lifecycle management software.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: CD-adapco
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. The scope of the company's activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA.
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$970
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closed 2/9/2015 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Cimatron Limited

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation, a company that provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced custom parts, announced the completion of its acquisition of all shares of Cimatron Ltd, a leading provider of 3D CAD/CAM software for the manufacturing industry.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
3D Systems provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced custom parts. Its powerful digital thread empowers professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life. "
target: Cimatron Limited (CIMT:$46.63)
Cimatron is a leading provider of 3D CAD/CAM software for the manufacturing industry. With two major product lines, GibbsCAM and CimatronE, Cimatron caters to all manufacturing sectors, offering solutions for mold and die makers, as well as solutions for multi-Axis production milling and turning.
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closed 2/27/2013 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Geomagic

synopsis: 3D Systems announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Geomagic, Inc., for $55 million in cash. Geomagic is a leading global provider of 3D authoring solutions including design, sculpt and scan software tools that are used to create 3D content and inspect products throughout the entire design and manufacturing process.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
3D Systems is a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. It also provides CAD modeling, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers. "
target: Geomagic
Geomagic is a global company dedicated to advancing and applying 3D technology for the benefit of humanity. 3D from Geomagic is breaking new ground and new levels of usability in 3D digital reality, touch-enabled design and product verification.
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closed 10/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired HSMWorks Aps

synopsis: Autodesk Inc. has acquired certain assets of HSMWorks Aps, a developer of computer aided manufacturing software. Through the acquisition of the HSMWorks technology, Autodesk will add software to control machine tools and related machinery to its portfolio of software for manufacturing.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals. "
target parent: Dassault Systemes SA
target: HSMWorks Aps
HSMWorks ApS develops and markets CAD/CAM software for all industries, from automotive and aerospace to consumer products and transportation. Their primary product is HSMWorks, a fully integrated CAM solution for SolidWorks®.
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closed 3/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CFdesign

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc., a leading simulation software provider.
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: CFdesign
Blue Ridge Numerics’ CFdesign software allows mechanical and building system engineers to virtually test and predict real-world behavior of new and existing designs and eliminate expensive physical prototyping cycles in the lab.
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closed 3/30/2009 via PR Newswire

AVEVA Group plc, acquired iDesignOffice Pty, Ltd.

synopsis: AVEVA has announced the acquisition of iDesignOffice Pty Ltd, a technology company based in Melbourne, Australia. This acquisition brings best-in-class instrumentation engineering technology to AVEVA's portfolio, extending and strengthening it in a key area to consolidate AVEVA's leading position in plant engineering software.
buyer: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$809.74)
AVEVA is the world's leading engineering IT software provider to the plant, power and marine industries. Through 40 years of visionary and continual progression, AVEVA has harnessed the power of information technology and transformed entire industries. "
target: iDesignOffice Pty, Ltd.
Instrumentation Design Office (IDO) is a suite of integrated applications for creating and maintaining instrumentation engineering data for process plants. IDO has successfully produced design documentation for many important projects in the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical industries.
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased iLogic software from Logimetrix, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of iLogic software and related technology from Canada-based Logimetrix, Inc. Autodesk announced its intent to acquire the iLogic desktop design automation technology on December 2, 2008. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
seller parent: Compu-Quote, Inc.
seller: Logimetrix, Inc.
Logimetrix offers simple, affordable design automation technology for designers and engineers. The company specializes in software design and developing automation applications.
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closed 1/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Design Power

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated has acquired Design Power, a leading provider of design automation solutions used by major engineering, construction, and manufacturing firms, including Fluor, KBR, General Electric - Oil & Gas, Bayer AG, Emerson Motors Company, Robertson Ceco Corporation, NCI Building Systems, Inc., and the Selvaag Group.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: Design Power
Design Power provides standard and custom design automation solutions to manufacturing and engineering companies using its Design++ platform. The unique ability of Design++ to handle very large component counts makes it suitable for automating the design of large systems, such as metal buildings.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
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closed 3/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired CAEfatigue Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions, has acquired CAEfatigue Limited, a UK-based provider of mechanical fatigue simulation solutions used to improve manufacturing product design, quality, and reliability. CAEfatigue's fatigue research team will operate as part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,218.61)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: CAEfatigue Limited
UK-based CAEfatigue Limited is a provider of mechanical fatigue simulation solutions used to improve manufacturing product design, quality, and reliability. The company's software suite uses frequency-domain response for a faster, more accurate analysis of the qualitative behavior of systems.
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announced 12/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Cadence Design Systems, will acquire AWR Corporation

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. will acquire AWR Corporation from National Instruments (NI). AWR is an industry leader in high-frequency RF EDA software technology and will bring a highly talented RF team to Cadence. AWR software is used by microwave and RF engineers to design wireless products for complex, high-frequency RF applications.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,336.32)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays a role in integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment and computer systems."
target parent: National Instruments Corporation
target: AWR Corporation
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, dramatically reduces development time and cost for products employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense and electro-optical applications.
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closed 12/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Zuken USA, Inc., acquired CAETEK Inc.

synopsis: Zuken USA Inc., a leader in electrical and electronic design software, announces the acquisition of Caetek Inc. Caetek is a software developer and sales partner for electrical design and manufacturing solutions.
buyer parent: Zuken Inc.
buyer: Zuken USA, Inc.
Zuken USA, Inc. provides software for designing PCB system. It offers software products in the categories of analog and mixed signal design, data management, design creation, PCB and MCM design, IC packaging, power and signal integrity analysis, and manufacturing. "
target: CAETEK Inc.
Caetek Inc is an electrical applications, solutions provider. They sell, support and help implement the Zuken E3.series electrical schematic, cabling and panel layout software. They provide training and consultancy service for the application suite and support electrical customers using the product.
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closed 2/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Intergraph Corporation, purchased GT STRUDL from Georgia Institute of Technology

synopsis: Intergraph Process, Power & Marine, part of Hexagon and the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, has announced the acquisition of GT STRUDL®, a leading computer-aided structural engineering (CAE) software system, from the Georgia Tech Research Corporation of Atlanta, Ga.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
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 its industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. "
seller: Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Tech Research Corporation's GT STRUDL is a high-quality, fully integrated, and database-driven software system for general frame and finite element analysis and comprehensive structural engineering design.
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closed 11/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired EuResearch

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired EuResearch, provider of Microprotol – a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: EuResearch
EuResearch is the provider of Microprotol, a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
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closed 7/12/2011 via PR Newswire

AWR Corporation merged with National Instruments Corporation,

synopsis: National Instruments announced the successful completion of its acquisition of AWR Corporation. AWR is a leading supplier of electronic design automation (EDA) software for designing RF and high-frequency components and systems for the semiconductor, aerospace and defense, communications and test equipment industries.
buyer: National Instruments Corporation (NATI:$1,345.85)
National Instruments 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. "
target: AWR Corporation
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, dramatically reduces development time and cost for products employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense and electro-optical applications.
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announced 3/22/2011 via PR Newswire

CD-adapco, will purchase SPEED Software from University of Glasgow

synopsis: CD-adapco, the leading provider of CAE engineering simulation tools for fluid dynamics and heat transfer, announced that it has reached an in-principle agreement with the University of Glasgow to acquire the university's electric machines design code, SPEED software.
buyer: CD-adapco
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. The scope of the company's activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA. "
seller: University of Glasgow
University of Gaslow's SPEED Laboratory is part of the Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering. SPEED software is the industry's leading software tool for electric machine design.
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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Avatech Solutions, Inc., acquired Sterling Systems & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Avatech Solutions, Inc., the U.S. leader in design automation solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Sterling Systems and Consulting. Sterling Systems and Consulting is one of the largest providers of Autodesk design technology solutions and consulting services in the Midwest.
buyer: Avatech Solutions, Inc.
Avatech Solutions, Inc. (www.avatechsolutions.com) is one of the most trusted names in design automation software, training and comprehensive technical services. "
target: Sterling Systems & Consulting, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Sterling Systems & Consulting, Inc. is a leading provider for CAD and design technologies in the United States. Sterling Systems is known for delivering complete technology solutions including training, implementation, customization as well as software and hardware solutions.
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announced 11/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Siemens AG, will acquire Vistagy Inc.

synopsis: Siemens expands its industrial software portfolio with the acquisition of Vistagy, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, a leading supplier of specialized engineering software and services with emphasis on designing and manufacturing structures made of advanced composite materials.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. "
target: Vistagy Inc.
Vistagy, Inc. is a provider of industry-specific engineering software and services that create rich product descriptions for better-informed decision making early in the design cycle. Vistagy is a strategic partner to leading manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive, and wind energy industries.
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announced 11/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: MultiMechanics, Inc.
MultiMechanics is a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle by virtually predicting failure in advanced materials.
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announced 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc.

synopsis: Germany-based Siemens will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc., a developer of software that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Atlas 3D will join Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its solutions will expand additive manufacturing capabilities in the Xcelerator portfolio of software.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Atlas 3D, Inc.
Atlas 3D, Inc. is a software developer that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Their Sunata software uses thermal distortion analysis to provide a simple, automated way to optimize part build orientation and generate support structures.
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announced 9/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Process Systems Enterprise

synopsis: Process Systems Enterprise, the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling (APM) software and services, announced that it plans to be acquired by Siemens AG and will be integrated into the Process Automation Business Unit of Siemens Digital Industries, an innovation leader in automation and digitalization.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Process Systems Enterprise
Process Systems Enterprise is the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling software and services. PSE’s advanced process models are used within digital R&D, design and operations in the process industries to help make fast, safe and more efficient decisions.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Industries, will purchase Design, Industry, Manufacturing Units from ESTEQ

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement to acquire ESTEQ's Design, Industry, and Manufacturing assets. These ESTEQ units distribute product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
seller: ESTEQ
ESTEQ's Design, Industry and Manufacturing units distributes product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services to a number of industries across South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
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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.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired Electrocon International, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens announced the acquisition of the specialized software company Electrocon International Inc. (EII). EII, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Electrocon International, Inc.
Electrocon International Inc. (EII) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Lightwork Design Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software has entered into an agreement to acquire Sheffield, United Kingdom-based Lightwork Design, a computer software and technology licensing company specialising in 3D rendering software development and virtual reality (VR) experience generation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: Lightwork Design Ltd.
Lightwork Design is the world’s leading supplier of rendering solutions for advanced 3D Computer Graphics software developers. Lightworks provides customers with innovative and market-focused solutions for the creation of powerful and easy to use rendering applications.
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announced 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Mendix

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Mendix, a pioneer and leader in cloud native low code application development. Mendix will retain its distinct brand, culture and continue serving customers across the full range of industries with its unique platform and broad ecosystem and community.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Mendix
Mendix is the fastest and easiest platform to build and continuously improve mobile and web applications at scale. The only low-code software-as-a-service platform available, they help their customers digitize their operations by building, managing, and improving apps at unprecedented speed & scale.
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announced 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Factory, will purchase Machining Optimisation Software Products from OMAT Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Factory plans to take over products of OMAT Ltd., a supplier of software solutions for adaptive spindle feed control, improvement of tool life cycles and vibration analysis of spindles for the use with CNC controls. The software solutions offered by OMAT focus on optimizing the spindle feed during machine operation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Factory
The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of integrated hardware, software and technology-based services to support manufacturing companies in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products. "
seller: OMAT Ltd.
OMAT machining optimisation software products focus on optimizing the spindle feed during CNC machine operation. Their Adaptive Control & Monitoring (ACM), which significantly reduces the processing time of part programs, extends the life cycle of tools and avoids tool breakage.
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announced 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will acquire Austemper Design Sys. Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based Austemper Design Systems Inc., a startup software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
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: Austemper Design Sys. Inc.
Austin-based Austemper Design Systems Inc. is a software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety in applications such as automotive and industrial systems.
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closed 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH, acquired LOCOM Software GmbH

synopsis: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL), a leading provider of products for mail and baggage automation, has acquired LOCOM, a leading German provider of software and consulting services for logistics and supply chain management. LOCOM offers software for supply chain planning, transport management, warehouse optimization, and more.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL) is a leading provider of innovative products in mail and parcel automation as well as baggage and cargo handling at airports. SPPAL also offers comprehensive logistic software solutions that can be on-site on in the cloud. "
target: LOCOM Software GmbH
Established in 1988, LOCOM is a leading German provider of software and consulting services for logistics and supply chain management. LOCOM offers software for supply chain planning, transport management, warehouse optimization, tender management, and freight cost management.
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announced 5/17/2018 via Market Watch

Siemens AG, will acquire J2 Innovations

synopsis: Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, will acquire J2 Innovations, a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. J2 Innovations' software framework is used for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: J2 Innovations
J2 Innovations is a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. Their Fluid Integration (FIN) platform is a next-generation software framework for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sothis Information Technologies, SL, will acquire Ininfa Soluciones Aplicadas SAL

synopsis: Sothis, an information technology company in Spain, will acquire Ininfa, a Spanish provider of IT consulting services. Ininfa specializes in developing and implementing industrial computing solutions, production management and traceability systems (MES), and Siemen's MES solution (Simatic IT).
buyer: Sothis Information Technologies, SL
Founded in 2008, Sothis is an information technology company in Spain that specializes in IBM, Microsoft, Siemens, Cisco, and SAP products. Sothis provides IT consulting services to the agri-food, pharmaceutical, chemical, construction, distribution, and automobile sectors. "
target parent: Siemens AG
target: Ininfa Soluciones Aplicadas SAL
Ininfa is a Spanish provider of IT consulting services. The company specializes in developing and implementing industrial computing solutions, production management and traceability systems (MES), and Siemen's MES solution (Simatic IT).
price ($mm)
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announced 11/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Solido Design Automation Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to semiconductor companies worldwide.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Solido Design Automation Inc.
Solido Design Automation Inc. is a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to technology companies worldwide, enabling them to design, verify, and manufacture more competitive products than ever before.
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announced 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Infolytica Corporation

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation, expanding the company’s simulation suite into electromagnetics (EM). Infolytica was one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Infolytica Corporation
Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation is one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide to predict EM and thermal performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 8/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire TASS International

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software, a global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, will acquire TASS International, a provider of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services for the automotive industry.
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: TASS International
TASS International supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles. TASS offers a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire HaCon

synopsis: Siemens, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, is planning to acquire HaCon, a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: HaCon
HaCon is a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics. The company has been a successful player in the mobility business for 30 years.
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announced 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens Healthineers, will acquire Medicalis

synopsis: Siemens Healthineers, a leading healthcare solutions provider worldwide, has signed an agreement to acquire Medicalis Corporation. Medicalis is a leading provider of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solutions at the point of order entry, Imaging Workflow (IW) management, and Referral Management (RM).
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Healthineers
Siemens Healthineers, a sector of Siemens AG, is a leading healthcare solutions provider worldwide. The company is known for bringing together innovative medical technologies, healthcare information systems, management consulting, and support services. "
target: Medicalis
Medicalis is a developer of radiology workflow solutions for the next generation in productivity, utilization and quality. Medicalis' Collaborative Workflow Solutions uses evidence-based knowledge to enhance productivity and optimize utilization to ensure high-quality, cost-effective healthcare.
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closed 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
$1,142
EBITDA ($mm)
$184
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Siemens Healthineers, acquired Conworx Technology GmbH

synopsis: Siemens Healthineers, a separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG, announced the company is expanding its informatics capabilities for point-of-care testing with the acquisition of Conworx Technology GmbH, the Berlin-based developer of point-of-care device interfaces and data management solutions.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Healthineers
Siemens Healthineers, a sector of Siemens AG, is a leading healthcare solutions provider worldwide. The company is known for bringing together innovative medical technologies, healthcare information systems, management consulting, and support services. "
target: Conworx Technology GmbH
Since 1999, Conworx has been specializing in the development of Point of Care Testing (POCT) and other medical device interfaces for various instrument manufacturers. Their development team offers the know-how gained from years of experience in device networking and Point of Care Data Management.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

ST Imaging, acquired nextScan Inc.

synopsis: ST Imaging, a division of Digital Check Corporation and technology provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology, has acquired nextScan Inc., the industry's top manufacturer of high performance production Microfilm Scanners and Workflow Software Technology.
buyer parent: Digital Check Corporation
buyer: ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary all digital ST200 film scanner, changing the way library customers view film. "
target: nextScan Inc.
nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 10/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Vilant Systems Oy

synopsis: Turck has acquired a majority stake in Vilant Systems. Finland-based Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
buyer: Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, and connectivity products -- as well as interface technology, human-machine interfaces, and RFID systems -- Germany-based Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation applications. "
target: Vilant Systems Oy
Based in Finland, Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle. "
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications. "
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2008 via

Better Online Solutions Ltd., acquired Dimex Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Better Online Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd.
buyer: Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC:$0.00)
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components. "
target: Dimex Systems Ltd.
Dimex Systems Ltd. is a private Israeli company, established in 1988. Dimex is a leading integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection systems (AIDC) solutions based on RFID and Barcode technology.
price ($mm)
$0.96
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$9,551.30)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

NETGEAR, Inc., will acquire CP Secure, Inc.

synopsis: NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held CP Secure, Inc.
buyer: NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR:$1,321.23)
NETGEAR designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. NETGEAR's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications. "
target: CP Secure, Inc.
CP Secure, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of gateway content security appliances. The company protects all-sized organizations from network based malware through innovative technologies, effective products and solid support.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ingenico Group, acquired Think&Go NFC

synopsis: Ingenico Group, a global leader in seamless payment, announced the acquisition of Think&Go NFC, a company that develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
buyer: Ingenico Group (ENXTPA:ING:$3,337.79)
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, they deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. "
target: Think&Go NFC
Think&Go develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

Laurel Solutions, acquired Servelec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Laurel Solutions, a company that invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology, has acquired Servelec Technologies, a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software.
buyer parent: FFL Partners, LLC
buyer: Laurel Solutions
Laurel Solutions invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology. Their companies provide commercial and industrial hardware, software and connectivity solutions that improve productivity, safety, and environmental performance. "
target: Servelec Technologies Limited
Founded in 1977, Servelec Technologies is a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software. Their solutions provide complete end-to-end automation and optimization solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMR Group, will acquire N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMRT Holdings Bhd has proposed to acquire 64% of N’osairis Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd. N’osairis is principally involved in the provision of IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry.
buyer: SMR Group (KLSE:SMRT:$25.99)
SMR Group is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East. "
target: N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.
N’osairis provides IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry. Their M2M Management Platform enables customers to have oversight of their M2M connections.
price ($mm)
$1.19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2014 via Market Wire

Siris Capital Group, acquired Stratus Technologies Inc

synopsis: Stratus Technologies, the leading provider of availability solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC. Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on making control investments in data/telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies in North America. "
target: Stratus Technologies Inc
Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world. Stratus enables rapid deployment of always-on infrastructures, from enterprise servers to clouds, without any changes to applications.
price ($mm)
$352
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
$50
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
7.0x

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$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,360.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.76
EBIT ($mm)
$549.12
Net Income ($mm)
$532.37
Employees
13896
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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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)
$1,515.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$582.16
EBIT ($mm)
$521.64
Net Income ($mm)
$451.30
Employees
4100
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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: 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)
$4,387.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,357.17
EBIT ($mm)
$924.77
Net Income ($mm)
$671.87
Employees
20394
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: DB:MUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.26
EBIT ($mm)
$21.52
Net Income ($mm)
$12.28
Employees
818
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Ticker: DB:SIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siemens AG
Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$96,231.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,503.60
EBIT ($mm)
$7,632.13
Net Income ($mm)
$5,732.96
Employees
385000
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Ticker: TSEC:2308
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delta Electronics
Delta Electronics
Delta Electronics is the world's largest provider of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans, as well as a major source for power management solutions, components, visual displays, industrial automation, networking products, and renewable energy solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$6,685.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$935.79
EBIT ($mm)
$652.76
Net Income ($mm)
$596.65
Employees
68000
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Ticker: CGNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cognex Corporation
Cognex Corporation
Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$798.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$228.21
EBIT ($mm)
$204.99
Net Income ($mm)
$207.71
Employees
2124
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Ticker: HRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation
Harris IT Services is a leading technology integrator-designing and sustaining secure systems and networks, and delivering actionable intelligence to advance government missions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$7,410.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,678.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,339.00
Net Income ($mm)
$336.00
Employees
21000
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: APKT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$274.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.53
EBIT ($mm)
$17.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,737.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,455.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,307.70
Net Income ($mm)
$926.20
Employees
23000
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Ticker: NRTLQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$4,088.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.00
EBIT ($mm)
$160.00
Net Income ($mm)
$488.00
Employees
12000
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: TSX:SW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless is the global leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions that simplify the connected world. They offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$651.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.36
EBIT ($mm)
$14.55
Net Income ($mm)
$20.39
Employees
1100
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Ticker: SWX:ASCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ascom Holding AG
Ascom Holding AG
Ascom is an international solutions provider with comprehensive know-how in healthcare workflows and telecommunications. The company is active in Wireless Solutions (a market leader for high-value, customer-specific on-site communication solutions and workflow optimization) and Network Testing.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$401.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.13
EBIT ($mm)
$10.48
Net Income ($mm)
$7.50
Employees
1712
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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