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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
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: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired XFlow CFD

synopsis: With the acquisition of Next Limit Dynamics, a leader in highly dynamic fluid flow simulation used in aerospace and defense, and other industries, Dassault Systèmes enhances its industry solution experiences for multiphysics simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and strengthens its foothold in the strategic computational fluid dynamics market.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target parent: Next Limit Technologies
target: XFlow CFD
XFlow CFD is a leader in highly dynamic fluid flow simulation used in aerospace and defense, transportation and mobility, high-tech, energy and other industries.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Modelon GmbH

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced its acquisition of Modelon GmbH, expert in “ready-to-experience” content for systems modeling and simulation which are strategic to transform the transportation and mobility industry.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target parent: Modelon AB
target: Modelon GmbH
Modelon GmbH’s proprietary, multi-physics modular and reusable content—based on the Modelica open standard modeling language—brings industries beyond digital mock up to deliver functional mock up, transforming the engineering and experimentation of connected vehicles.
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closed 1/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Acusim Software, Inc.

synopsis: Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, has announced it has acquired ACUSIM Software, Inc. (ACUSIM). ACUSIM is a leading developer of massively scalable, high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver solutions.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
With a 25-year track record for product design, advanced engineering software, grid computing technologies and enterprise analytics solutions, Altair Engineering, Inc. consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. "
target: Acusim Software, Inc.
ACUSIM Software, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced and powerful computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver solutions. AcuSolve™ is a general-purpose, finite-element based flow solver that is highly differentiated by its robustness, fast speed and accuracy.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

DNV GL - Software, acquired ComputIT

synopsis: DNV GL - Software, a leading provider of software for managing risk and improving asset performance, has acquired ComputIT, a specialist company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. ComputIT's Kameleon FireEx KFX suite of software tools is an advanced CFD code for flares, gas dispersion, fire and explosion simulation.
buyer parent: DNV GL
buyer: DNV GL - Software
DNV GL - Software is a leading provider of software for managing risk and improving asset performance in the energy, process and maritime industries. Their solutions support a variety of business critical activities including design and engineering, risk assessment, ship management, QHSE, and more. "
target: ComputIT
ComputIT is a specialist independent company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. Their Kameleon FireEx KFX suite of software tools, used globally for both design and operational analyses, is an advanced CFD code for flares, gas dispersion, fire and explosion simulation.
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closed 5/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Vela Software, acquired Tecplot, Inc.

synopsis: Tecplot, Inc. announced that it has been acquired by Vela Software. Tecplot is a leading provider of visual data analysis software for engineers and scientists in the aerospace and oil & gas vertical markets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Vela Software
Vela Software acquires, manages, and builds mission-critical vertical market software companies that are located around the world. They work with their companies to improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and acquire businesses that can strengthen market positioning. "
target: Tecplot, Inc.
Tecplot software empowers engineers and scientists working with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to discover, analyze, and understand information in complex data. Brilliant images and animations can be exported to help you effectively communicate your results to others.
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Danfoss A/S, acquired OE3i ApS

synopsis: Danfoss, a manufacturer of control systems and HVAC products, has acquired OE3i, a Danish company that develops software for planning and optimizing energy. OE3i's main product, Mentor Planner, is a planning and simulating tool for energy producers. Mentor Planner allows users to simulate heat consumption up to six days into the future.
buyer: Danfoss A/S
Danfoss engineers technologies that meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Their products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. "
target: OE3i ApS
Founded in 2003, OE3i is a Danish company that develops software for planning and optimizing energy. Their main product, Mentor Planner, is a planning and simulating tool for energy producers. Mentor Planner allows users to simulate heat consumption up to six days into the future.
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closed 7/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired SIMPACK

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced the acquisition of SIMPACK, the technology leader in multi-body simulation technologies and solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target: SIMPACK
SIMPACK is a general purpose Multi-Body Simulation (MBS) software used for the dynamic analysis of any mechanical or mechatronic system. It enables engineers to generate and solve virtual 3D models in order to predict and visualize motion, coupling forces and stresses.
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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
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$1,142
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$184
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3.9x
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24.4x
closed 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Symtavision GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services focused on scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
target: Symtavision GmbH
Symtavision® provides market-leading tools and associated consulting/engineering services for system-level timing design and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools are used extensively in automotive electronics with support provided for key industry standards and automotive sectors.
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closed 2/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Cook-Hurlbert

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired the assets of Cook-Hurlbert of Austin, Texas, a leading provider of engineering design software for electric and gas distribution networks. Cook-Hurlbert's Expert Designer spatial network layout and analysis software was among the first developed specifically for utility designers.
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: Cook-Hurlbert
Cook-Hurlbert employs a complete staff of professionals engaged in project management, consulting, data modeling, software development, data conversion, help desk and project services activities.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired PRESTO Software

synopsis: ESI, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services, has acquired PRESTO Software from Amoeba Technologies, Inc. PRESTO software offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concern for the electronics industry.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: PRESTO Software
‘PRESTO’ software from AMOEBA offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concerns for the electronics industry.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire Computer Simulation Technology AG

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CST - Computer Simulation Technology AG, the technology leader in electromagnetic (EM) and electronics simulation, for approximately 220 million euros.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target: Computer Simulation Technology AG
Computer Simulation Technology AG develops and markets high performance software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields in all frequency bands. CST's success is based on the implementation of leading edge technology in a user-friendly interface.
price ($mm)
$243
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closed 4/26/2011 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, purchased COMET Acoustics from Comet Technology Corporation

synopsis: ESI Group has acquired Comet Technology's IP, including it's "COMET Acoustics" software for low frequency noise and vibration modeling. The acquisition will enable ESI and Comet Technology to work together on the development of the next generation of vibro-acoustic solvers.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
seller: Comet Technology Corporation
Comet Technology Corporation's COMET Acoustics software is for low frequency noise and vibration modeling.
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closed 3/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Zemax Development Corporation merged with Radiant Imaging, Inc.,

synopsis: Two optical software and test & measurement companies based in Washington state, USA, have merged. The merger is between Redmond, WA-based Radiant Imaging, Inc. and Bellevue, WA-based Zemax Development Corporation.
buyer: Radiant Imaging, Inc.
Radiant Imaging is a provider of light and color measurement systems and services. Radiant's imaging colorimetry systems replicate, quantify, and extend human perception with broad application to lighting and display, R&D, and production process and quality control throughout myriad industries. "
target: Zemax Development Corporation
ZEMAX is the software that optical engineers and designers around the world choose for lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design and many other applications. ZEMAX leads the industry in technical power, ease of use and proven accuracy.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
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: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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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 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.
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$4,500
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closed 10/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Galaxy Semiconductor

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Galaxy Semiconductor, a leading provider of test data analysis and defect reduction software for the semiconductor industry.
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: Galaxy Semiconductor
Galaxy Semiconductor is a leading provider of test data analysis and defect reduction software for the semiconductor industry.
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a company that deals in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products and consulting services, announced that it has acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc., a company that provides power optimization and functional verification products.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Calypto Design Systems provides power optimization and functional verification products. The company, with headquarters in San Jose, California, has offices in Japan, India, Europe, and North America.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flexras Technologies

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that it has acquired Flexras Technologies, a leading developer of proprietary technologies that reduce time required for prototyping, validation, and debug of integrated circuits (ICs) and systems on chip (SoCs).
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: Flexras Technologies
Flexras Technologies was founded in August 2009. Flexras's products solve hardware/software validation bottlenecks by complementing rapid prototyping platforms with timing-driven partitioning, offering a material increase in clock frequency for highly complex design prototyping.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired XS Embedded GmbH

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH, a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: XS Embedded GmbH
XS Embedded specializes in development of future technologies in the field of embedded systems. The central business segments consist of development and services within the markets of the automotive industry, medical engineering, consumer electronics and within additional submarkets.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Nimbic, Inc

synopsis: Mentor Graphics announced that it has acquired Nimbic, a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's high-performance high-end simulation capability and ability to accurately calculate complex electromagnetic fields will expand and strengthen Mentor's chip-package-board simulation portfolio.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Nimbic, Inc
Nimbic is a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's nWave 3D field solver enables signal integrity, power integrity and EMI analysis for chip-package-board design.
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closed 3/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp., a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., a recognized leader in nanometer analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuit verification.
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: Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world's fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges.
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Mecel Picea AUTOSAR Development Suite from Mecel AB

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced it has strengthened its automotive software solution by purchasing the AUTOSAR assets, including the Mecel Picea AUTOSAR Development Suite, from Mecel AB. Mecel Picea provides users with a comprehensive solution for efficient development of AUTOSAR compliant ECUs.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
seller: Mecel AB
Mecel Picea provides users with a comprehensive solution for efficient development of AUTOSAR compliant ECUs. Mecel Picea suite supports users throughout the complete development process with a seamless, integrated tool chain.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Oasys RealTime from Oasys Design Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Oasys Design Systems, Inc., creator of the Oasys RealTime RTL physical synthesis platform. The Oasys RealTime™ product helps SoC/ASIC design teams to realize improved quality of results and faster turnaround time for today’s complex SoCs, ASICs, and IP blocks.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
seller: Oasys Design Systems, Inc.
Oasys RealTime product helps SoC/ASIC (system on a chip/application-specific integrated circuit) design teams to realize improved quality of results and faster turnaround time for today’s complex SoCs, ASICs, and IP blocks.
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announced 9/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will purchase CADRA Product Line from SofTech, Inc.

synopsis: SofTech, Inc. announced that it has agreed to sell its CADRA product line to Mentor Graphics Corporation. SofTech’s CADRA® is a full-featured mechanical design and drafting program designed to significantly increase the production of mechanical drawings.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
seller: SofTech, Inc. (OTCPK:SOFT:$3.46)
SofTech’s CADRA® is a full-featured mechanical design and drafting program designed to significantly increase the production of mechanical drawings.
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closed 5/27/2013 via Reuters

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

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a US-based technology firm, has acquired the photomask and lithography related software products business of Bangalore-based SoftJin Technologies Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
seller: SoftJin Technologies Private Limited
SoftJin's photomask and lithography related software products includes all SoftJin's Post Layout Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software products: Nirmaan Software Development Toolkit, NxDAT Defect Analysis Tool and NxMDP Mask Data Preparation Tool Suite.
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closed 2/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Automotive Assets from MontaVista Software, LLC.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced that is has expanded its automotive business unit by purchasing certain assets from MontaVista, LLC. This establishes Mentor Graphics as the number one commercial provider of Linux®-based automotive in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) solutions.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
seller parent: Cavium Networks
seller: MontaVista Software, LLC.
MontaVista Software is the leading provider of Linux for intelligent devices and telecommunications infrastructure. MontaVista delivers a commercial-quality Linux operating system, easy-to-use development tools, expert support, design and migration services and more than 400 partners.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
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: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 12/2/2010 via Market Wire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired CodeSourcery

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to the future of open source for embedded development with the acquisition of certain assets of CodeSourcery, Inc., the leading provider of open source GNU-based toolchains and services for advanced systems development.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: CodeSourcery
CodeSourcery builds software tools that enable its customers to maximize the performance of hardware platforms ranging from embedded devices to supercomputers. The Sourcery G++™ product, a software development environment based on the GNU Toolchain, is a leading choice of software engineers.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 3/19/2010 via Market Wire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, the market and technology leader in electronic design automation and systems analysis solutions, announced completion of the acquisition of Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd. Valor products are the world's leading software for printed circuit board design for manufacturing and manufacturing execution systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd.
Valor is a leading global provider of productivity improvement software solutions for the printed circuit board, or PCB, manufacturing supply chain. PCBs are the principal electronic interconnect technology used in the vast majority of electronic products sold today.
price ($mm)
$83
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
20.3x
closed 7/30/2009 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc. an innovative leader in Android and Linux development systems. Mentor can now provide device manufacturers with all the software they need to build their products, and work with them to supply tools and services at every stage.
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: Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc.
Embedded Alley enables its customers to deliver winning products to their markets by bridging the gap between open source and proprietary software, providing Linux, middleware and know how to companies delivering a multitude of mobile and embedded devices.
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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 10/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Summit Design, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has completed an acquisition of Summit Design, a leader in ESL (Electronic System Level) design solutions. The acquisition solidifies Mentor’s lead position of the emerging ESL design space by being the first EDA company with a complete solution in all three categories of ESL tool space.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Summit Design, Inc.
Summit Design, Inc. is the electronic design automation company that pioneered the field of electronic system-level design. They deliver engineering software products for the design, analysis, verification, and management of complex electronic systems and semiconductor intellectual property.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
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: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 8/31/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Lam Research Corporation, acquired Coventor Inc.

synopsis: Lam Research Corporation, a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Coventor, Inc., a market leader in automated design solutions for developing semiconductor process technology, as well as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS).
buyer: Lam Research Corporation (LRCX:$8,013.62)
Lam Research Corp. is a trusted global supplier of innovative semiconductor manufacturing equipment and services to the world’s leading chipmakers. "
target: Coventor Inc.
Coventor, Inc. is a leading provider of simulation and modeling solutions for semiconductor process technology, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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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 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Symtavision GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services focused on scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
target: Symtavision GmbH
Symtavision® provides market-leading tools and associated consulting/engineering services for system-level timing design and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools are used extensively in automotive electronics with support provided for key industry standards and automotive sectors.
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Modelon GmbH

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced its acquisition of Modelon GmbH, expert in “ready-to-experience” content for systems modeling and simulation which are strategic to transform the transportation and mobility industry.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target parent: Modelon AB
target: Modelon GmbH
Modelon GmbH’s proprietary, multi-physics modular and reusable content—based on the Modelica open standard modeling language—brings industries beyond digital mock up to deliver functional mock up, transforming the engineering and experimentation of connected vehicles.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held RSoft Design Group, Inc., a leading provider of photonics design and simulation software headquartered in Ossining, New York.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: RSoft Design Group, Inc.
RSoft Design Group, Inc.'s software is used to design and optimize optical telecommunications components, as well as in the design and simulation of complete optical telecommunication systems and networks.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$430.93)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
price ($mm)
$775
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired KPIT medini Technologies AG

synopsis: ANSYS announced that it has acquired Berlin-based KPIT medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering. Its flagship solution, medini™ analyze, implements core functional safety analysis activities and integrates them with existing workflows.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group announced the acquisition of CyDesign Labs, a company that owns a disruptive proprietary technology for advanced product design. Their platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
target: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product.
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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 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired PRESTO Software

synopsis: ESI, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services, has acquired PRESTO Software from Amoeba Technologies, Inc. PRESTO software offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concern for the electronics industry.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: PRESTO Software
‘PRESTO’ software from AMOEBA offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concerns for the electronics industry.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Autoform, acquired Triboform Engineering B.V.

synopsis: TriboForm, a company offering software solutions for the simulation of friction, lubrication and wear, has joined AutoForm. TriboForm’s expertise in the field of tribology provides a new dimension to sheet metal forming simulation. The integration of TriboForm’s technology into AutoForm software will bring substantial benefits to AutoForm users.
buyer: Autoform
AutoForm offers software solutions for the die-making and sheet metal forming industries along the entire process chain. AutoForm is recognized as the leading provider of software for product manufacturability, tool and material cost calculation, die face design and virtual process optimization. "
target: Triboform Engineering B.V.
TriboForm is a unique software solution for the simulation of tribology and friction in metal forming processes. The one-step integration within commercial simulation packages enables faster and more accurate metal forming simulations with enriched capabilities.
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closed 8/1/2011 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced the Company has successfully completed the acquisition of Apache Design Solutions, Inc., a leading simulation software provider for advanced, low-power solutions in the electronics industry. Apache's software enables engineers to design power-efficient devices while satisfying ever-increasing performance requirements.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Apache Design Solutions, Inc.
Apache Design Solutions, Inc., is the leading provider of innovative power analysis and optimization software solutions that enable the design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronic systems.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$258]
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
29.3x
announced 11/8/2012 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire LMS International

synopsis: Siemens announced the intent to acquire LMS International, a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software. The business activities of LMS will be integrated into the Siemens PLM Software business unit, creating a portfolio of products that will provide manufacturing companies with a next-generation product development environment.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. "
target: LMS International
LMS is an engineering innovation partner for companies in the automotive, aerospace and other advanced manufacturing industries. With 30 years of experience, LMS helps customers get better products to market faster and turn superior process efficiency into key competitive advantages.
price ($mm)
$862
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired Explorer.ai

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers, announced that it has acquired Explorer.ai, a mapping and computer vision start-up that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Both companies are based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: Explorer.ai
Explorer.ai is a mapping and computer vision start-up. They offer a unified mapping platform that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Explorer.ai is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 12/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Orbotech Ltd., acquired Frontline PCB Solutions

synopsis: Orbotech, a provider of process innovation technologies and equipment has acquired Frontline PCB Solutions. Frontline is a leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAM and Engineering software solutions. Their CAM solutions help turn PCB design into reliable manufacturing and testing tools, communicating directly to the designer and to the machinery.
buyer: Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK:$1,036.17)
Orbotech is a provider of process innovation technologies and equipment. They provide accurate, performance-driven yield enhancement and solutions for manufacturers of printed circuit boards, flat panel displays, advanced packaging, micro-electro-mechanical systems and other electronic components. "
target: Frontline PCB Solutions
Frontline PCB Solutions is the world leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAM and Engineering software solutions, offering CAM software to turn PCB design into reliable manufacturing and testing tools that communicate directly to the designer and to the machinery.
price ($mm)
$85*
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GSE Systems
GSE Systems
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all its major competitors combined.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$40.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.06
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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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)
$2,306.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$630.22
EBIT ($mm)
$509.10
Net Income ($mm)
$427.73
Employees
7500
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Ticker: AIM:SPA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1Spatial Holdings PLC
1Spatial Holdings PLC
1Spatial is a software solutions provider and global leader in managing geospatial data. They work with their clients to deliver real value by making data current, complete and consistent through the use of automated processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
170
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Ticker: TSXV:DVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,231.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$561.33
EBIT ($mm)
$421.57
Net Income ($mm)
$605.46
Employees
13245
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Ticker: 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: 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: US:ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altera Corporation
Altera Corporation
Altera Corporation is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,195.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$331.76
EBIT ($mm)
$302.74
Net Income ($mm)
$251.06
Employees
2579
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Ticker: BRKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brooks Automation
Brooks Automation
Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. Brooks’ technologies, engineering and global service capabilities provide customers speed to market and ensure high uptime and rapid response.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$668.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$95.89
EBIT ($mm)
$68.52
Net Income ($mm)
$55.77
Employees
1310
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Ticker: RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rambus Inc.
Rambus Inc.
Founded in 1990, Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies. As a company of inventors, Rambus focuses on the development of technologies that enrich the end-user experience of electronic systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$296.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.69
EBIT ($mm)
$65.10
Net Income ($mm)
$203.76
Employees
495
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Ticker: RTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$218.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.16
EBIT ($mm)
$34.27
Net Income ($mm)
$43.87
Employees
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Ticker: CAVM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$101.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
467
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Ticker: A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,720.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,141.00
EBIT ($mm)
$937.00
Net Income ($mm)
$237.00
Employees
14000
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Ticker: DB:LEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leoni AG
LEONI is a global supplier of wires, optical fibers, cables and cable systems as well as related development services for applications in the automotive business and other industries.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$4,676.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$243.32
EBIT ($mm)
$84.06
Net Income ($mm)
$22.61
Employees
77013
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Ticker: ADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a broad portfolio of high performance analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in virtually all types of electronic equipment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,396.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,232.51
EBIT ($mm)
$1,025.39
Net Income ($mm)
$661.81
Employees
9700
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Ticker: STEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEC, Inc.
STEC, Inc.
STEC, Inc. is a leading global provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and solutions tailored to meet the high-performance, high-reliability needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$308.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.62
EBIT ($mm)
$25.52
Net Income ($mm)
$25.10
Employees
954
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Ticker: TSE:7859
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Almedio Inc.
Almedio Inc.
Founded in 1981, Almedio is a Japanese company primarily engaged in manufacturing and selling optical discs and dedicated drives for storing digital data. The company also sells test discs used for testing electronic devices like PCs and AV equipment.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
180
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Ticker: SZSE:002622
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rongyu Group Co., Ltd.
Rongyu Group Co., Ltd.
Rongyu Group is principally engaged in the research and development, manufacture, and distribution of electrical switch products. The Group has more than 700 employees, seven subsidiaries and a joint-stock company, involved in 3 business segments: innovation and technology and financial services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$22.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.75)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.92
Employees
536
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Ticker: 002537
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co.,Ltd.
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co.,Ltd.
Qingdao Haili Metal Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: AMAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Applied Materials, Inc.
Applied Materials, Inc.
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service and software products. At Applied Materials, we apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$10,517.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,627.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,411.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,926.00
Employees
13000
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Ticker: TSE:4626
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1953, Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese provider of solder resist products. The company manufactures and sells chemical products for the electronics industry. Their products are used to protect the surface of printed wiring boards and flat panel displays.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$493.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.60
EBIT ($mm)
$102.13
Net Income ($mm)
$44.03
Employees
1268
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Ticker: AVGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadcom Limited
Broadcom Inc. is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions. Their extensive product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21,813.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,225.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,386.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,473.00
Employees
15000
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