Like SpringSoft, Inc.

closed 12/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SpringSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, has completed the acquisition of SpringSoft, a global supplier of specialized IC design software headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, through a follow-on merger to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of SpringSoft.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: SpringSoft, Inc.
SpringSoft is a global supplier of specialized automation technologies that accelerate engineers during the design, verification and debug of complex Synopsys, analog and mixed-signal ICs, ASICs, microprocessors, and SoCs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$393 [$285]
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$80
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$28
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vector Informatik, acquired Timing-Architects Embedded Systems GmbH

synopsis: Timing-Architects Embedded Systems GmbH (TA) has been acquired by Vector Informatik GmbH. Timing-Architects (TA) is an aspiring, awarded high-tech company, specialized on the evaluation and optimization of embedded multi- and many-core real-time systems
buyer: Vector Informatik
Vector Informatik is the leading manufacturer of software tools and embedded components for the development of electronic systems and their networking with many different systems from CAN to Automotive Ethernet. Vector employees work on electronic innovations for the automotive industry every day. "
target: Timing-Architects Embedded Systems GmbH
Timing-Architects (TA) is an aspiring, awarded high-tech company, specialized on the evaluation and optimization of embedded multi- and many-core real-time systems. They offer unique tool solutions and a comprehensive service portfolio to its customers of the automotive and mobile device domain.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Market Wire

Vector Informatik, acquired Vector Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Informatik GmbH, the German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the US company Vector Software, Inc. Vector Software specializes in automated embedded software testing in multiple industries.
buyer: Vector Informatik
Vector Informatik is the leading manufacturer of software tools and embedded components for the development of electronic systems and their networking with many different systems from CAN to Automotive Ethernet. Vector employees work on electronic innovations for the automotive industry every day. "
target: Vector Software, Inc.
Vector Software is the world's leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and business critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in the automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and other business critical sectors rely on Vector Software's VectorCAST test automation platform.
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announced 6/24/2016 via Reuters

Astorg Partners, will acquire Autoform

synopsis: French private equity group Astorg has agreed to acquire Swiss industrial software group Autoform, which makes software that helps carmakers to fashion sheet metal into new vehicles.
buyer: Astorg Partners
Astorg is an independent private equity fund management company, specializing in European midmarket buyouts with total funds of over €2 billion under management, and investing in businesses, often family-owned, with attractive growth prospects. "
target: Autoform
Autoform is a software that helps carmakers fashion sheet metal into new vehicles. They lead the way in the research and development process of design, engineering, and manufacturing.
price ($mm)
$721
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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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closed 2/20/2018 via PR Newswire

International TechneGroup, Inc., acquired MechWorks S.R.L.

synopsis: International TechneGroup (ITI), the global leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems, has announced that it has acquired MechWorks s.r.l., a product data management vendor based in Bologna, Italy.
buyer: International TechneGroup, Inc.
International TechneGroup is the global leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems. Their customers recognize the value in having a trusted solution partner that provides more than just software. "
target: MechWorks S.R.L.
MechWorks srl is a company in Bologna Italy that has been offering high-performance software since 1998 in the development of PDM/CAD/CAM vertical solutions, with an emphasis on technical Data management.
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closed 10/7/2010 via BNC Analysis

Versata Enterprises, Inc., acquired Think3, Inc

synopsis: Think3, Inc., a provider of design and modeling software, will join the family of Versata affiliated software companies. Think3 provides technology that links three separate design areas: the concept, its development, and the finished product.
buyer parent: Trilogy Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: Versata Enterprises, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers. "
target: Think3, Inc
Founded in 1979 as Cad.Lab, Think3 is one of the leading world-wide players in the CAD and PLM market. Think3 helps manufacturing companies with unique technical solutions and customer support services designed to help producers optimize the entire product development process.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Zephyr, Inc., purchased Capture for Jira from Atlassian Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Zephyr acquired Capture for Jira from Australia-based collaboration software provider Atlassian. Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool allows users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
buyer: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. "
seller: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,210.13)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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closed 5/1/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired DfR Solutions

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired DfR Solutions, the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: DfR Solutions
DfR Solutions is the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution. Their software and expertise maximize and accelerate product design for reliability and development.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Forming Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, announced the acquisition of Forming Technology, a provider of innovative manufacturing software solutions designed to reduce the development time and material costs of sheet metal components.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,218.61)
Hexagon is a leading 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 intelligent information ecosystems. "
target: Forming Technologies Inc.
Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI) serves original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and appliance industries with sheet metal design, simulation, feasibility, and costing solutions.
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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 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Altium Ltd., acquired Perception Software

synopsis: Altium has announced the completed acquisition of Perception Software, an industry leading provider of enterprise PLM integration solutions. As part of the acquisition, Perception Software will continue to operate independently as they bridge the data and information gap between EDA design teams and the enterprise supply chain.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Founded in 1985, Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. They has offices worldwide and around 400 employees and a rapidly growing network of channel partners. "
target: Perception Software
Perception Software was founded in 2006 with a mission to make manufacturers more productive by delivering EDA-to-Enterprise and Product Analytics solutions to decision-makers that help them design, build and support great products.
price ($mm)
$7.90
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closed 1/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Spectris Plc, acquired ReliaSoft

synopsis: Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, announces that it has acquired ReliaSoft Corporation, based in Arizona, USA. ReliaSoft is a leading provider of reliability engineering software, education, consulting and related services to product manufacturers and maintenance organisations around the world.
buyer: Spectris Plc (LSE:SXS:$2,024.02)
Spectris plc is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. Spectris products and technologies help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. "
target: ReliaSoft
ReliaSoft is a provider of reliability engineering software, education, consulting and related services to product manufacturers and maintenance organisations around the world. It provides innovative, high quality and technologically advanced solutions to its clients.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 7/9/2013 via PR Newswire

CD-adapco, acquired Red Cedar Technology

synopsis: CD-adapco's Executive Vice-President Bill Clark announced the acquisition of Red Cedar Technology Incorporated. Red Cedar Technology helps companies discover better designs, faster. Their optimization software and services assist their clients in producing innovative solutions, reducing product development time and risks.
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. "
target: Red Cedar Technology
Red Cedar Technology helps companies discover better designs, faster. Their optimization software and services assist their clients in producing innovative solutions, reducing product development time and risks, and meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
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announced 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire Volume Graphics GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire Volume Graphics, a German leader in the industrial computed tomography software industry. Volume Graphics' software is used for quality assurance in product development and production for a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and electronics.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,218.61)
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes. "
target: Volume Graphics GmbH
Volume Graphics is a German company that develops leading software for the analysis and visualization of industrial 3D computed tomography (CT) data. Volume Graphics' software is used by manufacturers for quality assurance in product development and production.
price ($mm)
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$28
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0.0x
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closed 4/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Danlaw Inc., acquired Rapita Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Danlaw, Inc., a global connected vehicle, automotive electronics and embedded engineering enterprise, has acquired Rapita Systems Ltd., a leading provider of real-time verification solutions for aerospace and automotive embedded systems.
buyer: Danlaw Inc.
Danlaw's 300+ engineering professionals have been providing automotive embedded electronics solutions to OEM's and their Tier-1 supply base for over 28 years. Their customers include Automotive OEMs, automotive electronics suppliers, fleet and automotive insurance companies worldwide. "
target: Rapita Systems Ltd.
Rapita Systems Ltd. specializes in providing on-target software verification solutions for large, critical real-time embedded software systems in the avionics, space and automotive electronics markets.
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announced 3/27/2008 via Company Press Release

Oracle Corporation, will purchase e-TEST suite of products from Empirix

synopsis: Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire the e-TEST suite products from Empirix, a provider of Voice and Web application testing and monitoring solutions. Empirix's e-TEST suite is a set of Web application testing solutions that help customers deploy higher quality applications more efficiently and at lower cost.
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. "
seller: Empirix
Empirix delivers solutions that help contact center managers maximize agent productivity, and maintain low costs by improving the quality and performance of your voice system infrastructure. Empirix automatically identifies how infrastructure problems impact contact center services.
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closed 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

ZEISS Group, acquired GUARDUS Solutions AG

synopsis: ZEISS Group, a leading technology enterprise in the optoelectronics industry, has acquired Germany-based GUARDUS Solutions, a software solutions supplier for computer-supported quality assurance and production management systems. The GUARDUS Manufacturing Execution System is a key tool in Smart Production solutions.
buyer: ZEISS Group (XTRA:AFX:$1,364.13)
ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and more. "
target: GUARDUS Solutions AG
Germany-based GUARDUS offers quality and production management expertise in the field of industrial manufacturing. The GUARDUS Manufacturing Execution System is a key tool in Smart Production solutions. Companies use the software solution as a core IT foundation for a sustainable shopfloor strategy.
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closed 2/8/2016 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Mineset Inc

synopsis: ESI Group has announced the acquistion of Mineset Inc from Silicon Graphics International. Mineset Inc has developed a visual analytics platform that tightly integrates advanced visualization with machine-learning technology.
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 parent: SGI
target: Mineset Inc
Mineset Inc has developed a visual analytics platform that tightly integrates advanced visualization with machine-learning technology. Available through an easy-to-use Cloud-based web browser interface, the product has been specifically designed for non-programming professionals.
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closed 11/1/2019 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Onshape

synopsis: PTC announced that it has completed the acquisition of Onshape, creators of the first Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites robust computer aided design (CAD) with powerful data management and collaboration tools.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). Their ThingWorx platform gives developers the tools they need to capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by connected systems. "
target: Onshape
Onshape are creators of the first Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites robust computer aided design (CAD) with powerful data management and collaboration tools.
price ($mm)
$470
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closed 12/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SpringSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, has completed the acquisition of SpringSoft, a global supplier of specialized IC design software headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, through a follow-on merger to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of SpringSoft.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: SpringSoft, Inc.
SpringSoft is a global supplier of specialized automation technologies that accelerate engineers during the design, verification and debug of complex Synopsys, analog and mixed-signal ICs, ASICs, microprocessors, and SoCs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$393 [$285]
rev ($mm)
$80
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$28
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closed 3/17/2009 via BusinessWire

SpringSoft, Inc., acquired Certess, Inc.

synopsis: SpringSoft, Inc., a global supplier of specialized IC design software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Certess, Inc., creators of the Certitude™ Functional Qualification solution.
buyer: SpringSoft, Inc.
Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Springsoft is the largest Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company based in Asia, and the first to be publically traded. Springsoft pioneered the debug automation technology underlying the Novas product line, introducing the Debussy® debug system in 1997. "
target: Certess, Inc.
Certess, Inc. is the only electronic design automation company providing functional qualification products for companies that create and integrate complex design blocks for systems on a chip (SoCs) or intellectual property (IP).
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closed 5/27/2008 via BusinessWire

Springsoft, acquired Novas Software, Inc.

synopsis: SpringSoft Incorporated, the largest EDA company in Asia and the first to be publicly traded announced the completion of its merger with Novas Software, Inc., the acquisition of four additional EDA companies, and several key management appointments.
buyer: Springsoft
Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Springsoft is the largest Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company based in Asia, and the first to be publically traded. Springsoft pioneered the debug automation technology underlying the Novas product line, introducing the Debussy® debug system in 1997. "
target: Novas Software, Inc.
Novas Software, Inc. is the leading provider of design comprehension solutions that enhance verification of complex ICs, embedded systems and SoCs. The Novas Verdi™ Automated Debug and Siloti™ Visibility Enhancement products cut debug time in half while dramatically minimizing simulation overhead.
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closed 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Tinfoil Security

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Tinfoil Security, an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Tinfoil Security
Tinfoil Security is an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 2/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired PhoeniX Software

synopsis: Synopsys, the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies, completed its acquisition of Netherlands-based PhoeniX Software, a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: PhoeniX Software
Based in the Netherlands, PhoeniX Software is a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design, wafer tracking and data analysis.
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Black Duck Software, a privately held leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software. Black Duck's industry-leading products automate the process of identifying and inventorying the open source code, detecting known security vulnerabilities and license compliance issues.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software's industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk.
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closed 9/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired QuantumWise A/S

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired QuantumWise, a leading supplier of software tools for atomic-scale modeling of materials. QuantumWise's tools simulate the properties of materials based on fundamental quantum mechanical theories to improve product performance across many applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: QuantumWise A/S
QuantumWise is a leading supplier of software tools for atomic-scale modeling of materials, with more than 400 commercial and academic customers. Their tools simulate the properties of materials based on fundamental quantum mechanical theories to improve product performance across many applications.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Forcheck b.v.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that provides a static analysis tool for detecting coding defects and anomalies in Fortran applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Forcheck b.v.
Forcheck b.v. is a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that performs a static analysis of a Fortran program or separate Fortran program units. Forcheck detects more anomalies than most compilers.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Cigital, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Cigital, a privately held provider of software security managed and professional services. Cigital is a large, global application security firm specializing in professional and managed services for identifying, remediating and preventing vulnerabilities in software applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Cigital, Inc.
Cigital, Inc. is the world's leading software security services and products company. Cigital helps organizations launch and mature software security initiatives, as well as design, build, and test secure software through a combination of expert consultants, and more.
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Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codiscope

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Codiscope, a 2015 spinoff of Cigital and provider of complementary security tools. Codiscope has transformed the tools and intellectual property created by Cigital into a suite of accessible and streamlined products for a broad population of developers.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Codiscope
Codiscope was established in 2015 as a spin-off of software security services firm Cigital, Inc. with a mission to improve the quality of software everywhere. Codiscope tools fit modern agile development processes by detecting and immediately eliminating vulnerabilities as they're introduced.
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closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.
Gold Standard Simulations is a provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization of advanced process nodes. GSS is the leader in physical simulation of statistical variability, statistical compact model extraction and generation and statistical circuit simulation.
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Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 12/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Goanna Software

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications, has acquired Goanna Software, a software company that provides static source code analysis tools for reducing security vulnerabilities, improving code quality, and ensuring compliance with industry coding standards.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Goanna Software
Goanna Software Pty Ltd (trading as Red Lizard Software), ABN 63 136 479 448, is the leading provider of integrated C/C++ source code analysis tools for mission-critical industries. They are the first company to combine the automated technologies of static analysis and model checking.
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closed 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Protecode

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired Protecode, a privately held Canadian software company that provides solutions for detecting and managing open source software and the associated license and security risks.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Protecode
Protecode Incorporated is a software company specializing in open source licensing and vulnerability management products and audit services. Protecode products help organizations implement a structured open source software adoption and management process.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Elliptic Technologies

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has acquired Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of security IP cores and software solutions for mobile, automotive, digital home, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing applications. Elliptic's products have been used by leading semiconductor and OEM companies across a wide range of markets.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Elliptic Technologies
Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of security solutions for the connected world for chipset vendors, device manufacturers, service and content providers.
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announced 6/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire SpyGlass

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atrenta Inc., a privately held provider of SoC realization solutions for the semiconductor and consumer electronics industries. Atrenta's SpyGlass®, GenSys® and BugScope® solutions focus on driving efficiencies in SoC design and verification.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP as well as software quality and security testing with its Coverity® solutions. "
target: SpyGlass
Atrenta’s SpyGlass® Predictive Analysis software platform significantly improves design efficiency for the world’s leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. It provides early design insight into the demanding performance, power and area requirements of the complex system on chips.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codenomicon Ltd

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has acquired Codenomicon, a software security company that focuses on software embedded in devices. Codenomicon provides a suite of next-generation solutions that help forge a better path to total defense. Individually, these solutions provide new layers of security testing, robustness, intelligence and collaboration.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Codenomicon Ltd
Codenomican is a leader in advancing security and robustness. Their solutions work to strenghten business performance by addressing the weakest security links. Codenomican develops systems that are built for optimal security to strength the Core of systems, networks and complex infrastructures.
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closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Kalistick SAS

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Kalistick, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
buyer parent: Synopsys, Inc.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity’s award-winning development testing platform helps developers create and deliver better software, faster, by automatically testing source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches or catastrophic system failure. "
target: Kalistick SAS
Kalistick is a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
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closed 2/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Target Compiler Technologies

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of Target Compiler Technologies, a provider software tools to design and program application-specific instruction-set processors.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Target Compiler Technologies
Target Compiler Technologies is the leading provider of retargetable software tools for the design, programming, and verification of application-specific processors (ASIPs). ASIPs are key building blocks of both single-core and multi-core systems-on-chip (SoCs) that power today’s electronic systems.
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closed 12/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SpringSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, has completed the acquisition of SpringSoft, a global supplier of specialized IC design software headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, through a follow-on merger to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of SpringSoft.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: SpringSoft, Inc.
SpringSoft is a global supplier of specialized automation technologies that accelerate engineers during the design, verification and debug of complex Synopsys, analog and mixed-signal ICs, ASICs, microprocessors, and SoCs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$393 [$285]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.6x
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10.2x
closed 7/31/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Ciranova

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ciranova, a privately held electronic design automation company focused on delivering productivity improvements in custom IC design by reducing the time and effort needed to develop transistor-level layout on advanced nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Ciranova
Ciranova, Inc. operates as an electronic design automation company. It focuses on building interoperable tools for custom chip designers to create new and/or migrate legacy analog IP.
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closed 2/14/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Integrand Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has acquired Integrand Software, Inc., a company that provides electronic design software used to design high frequency, RF and Mixed Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs) for the global semiconductor and electronics industries.
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: Integrand Software, Inc.
Integrand Software, Inc. provides electronic design software used to design high frequency, RF and Mixed Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs) for the global semiconductor and electronics industries.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Market Wire

Verific Design Automation, acquired Invionics Software Inc.

synopsis: Verific Design Automation, the recognized leader of SystemVerilog, VHDL and UPF Parser Platforms in production and development use throughout the semiconductor industry, announced it acquired the INVIO product line from Invionics Software. Invionics Software provides electronic design automation (EDA) tools and flows.
buyer: Verific Design Automation
Verific Design Automation, with offices in Alameda, Calif., and Kolkata, India, provides SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL and UPF Parser Platforms that enable project groups to develop advanced electronic design automation (EDA) products quickly and cost effectively. "
target: Invionics Software Inc.
Invionics Software provides electronic design automation (EDA) tools and flows through their INVIO product line. Their products include IC design tools, hardware IP and EDA development platforms.
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announced 6/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Paripath will be merged with Silvaco, Inc.,

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading electronic design automation provider of software tools, has agreed to merge with Paripath, Inc., an electronic design automation software company. Paripath provides software and services for standard cell characterization, custom cell characterization, memory characterization and IP characterization.
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading Electronic Design Automation provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco has enabled customers to bring products to market at reduced cost and in the shortest time. "
target: Paripath
Paripath, Inc. is an electronic design automation software company. Paripath provides software and services for standard cell characterization, custom cell characterization, memory characterization and IP characterization.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CAD-Software EAGLE

synopsis: Premier Farnell announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiary Celdis Limited, it has completed the sale of Cadsoft Computer GmbH and the assets used in connection with the sale of Cadsoft products in the US to a subsidiary of Autodesk Inc. Cadsoft is a software development business that produces electronics design software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: Premier Farnell plc
target: CAD-Software EAGLE
CadSoft Computer GmbH and CadSoft Computer US (a trading division of Newark Corporation) are part of Premier Farnell plc. group of companies. CadSoft specializes in the development of the popular CAD-Software EAGLE used by design engineers worldwide for more than 25 years.
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closed 6/2/2016 via Company Press Release

InfiniScale S.A., acquired edXact

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

Silvaco, Inc., acquired InfiniScale S.A.

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

Silvaco, Inc., acquired Invarian, Inc.

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

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

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a US-based technology firm, has acquired the photomask and lithography related software products business of Bangalore-based SoftJin Technologies Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
seller: SoftJin Technologies Private Limited
SoftJin's photomask and lithography related software products includes all SoftJin's Post Layout Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software products: Nirmaan Software Development Toolkit, NxDAT Defect Analysis Tool and NxMDP Mask Data Preparation Tool Suite.
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Magma Design Automation Inc

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, has completed its acquisition of Magma® Design Automation Inc., a provider of chip design software headquartered in San Jose, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Magma Design Automation Inc (LAVA:$139.29)
Magma Design Automation develops software for electronic design automation, enabling integrated circuit designers to meet critical time-to-market objectives, improve chip performance and handle multimillion-gate designs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$516 [$490]
rev ($mm)
$146
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
28.4x
closed 9/24/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Premier Farnell plc, acquired CadSoft Computer GmbH

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

SpringSoft, Inc., acquired Certess, Inc.

synopsis: SpringSoft, Inc., a global supplier of specialized IC design software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Certess, Inc., creators of the Certitude™ Functional Qualification solution.
buyer: SpringSoft, Inc.
Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Springsoft is the largest Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company based in Asia, and the first to be publically traded. Springsoft pioneered the debug automation technology underlying the Novas product line, introducing the Debussy® debug system in 1997. "
target: Certess, Inc.
Certess, Inc. is the only electronic design automation company providing functional qualification products for companies that create and integrate complex design blocks for systems on a chip (SoCs) or intellectual property (IP).
price ($mm)
$13
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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 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired XS Embedded GmbH

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH, a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: XS Embedded GmbH
XS Embedded specializes in development of future technologies in the field of embedded systems. The central business segments consist of development and services within the markets of the automotive industry, medical engineering, consumer electronics and within additional submarkets.
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Polliwog Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
price ($mm)
$27*
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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 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Circuits.io

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 2/28/2010 via BNC Analysis

Primary Capital Ltd., acquired AMTECH Power Software Ltd.

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

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

synopsis: Intergraph® has acquired the SIGRAPH® business unit from Technische Computer Systeme Sussen GmbH (TCS). The acquisition includes SIGRAPH.CAE®, an innovative software application for electrical and process control engineering with a significant market presence in the global oil and gas, metals and power industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
seller: TCS Süssen GmbH
Since 1981, TCS Sussen GmbH has been focused on universal IT-CAE/DMS business solutions for the process and discrete industries. Headquartered in Sussen, Germany, TCS is a CAE/DMS technology company for Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES).
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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 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Runtime Design Automation

synopsis: Altair has acquired Runtime Design Automation, a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Runtime Design Automation
Runtime Design Automation is a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
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$671.87
Employees
20394
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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: OTCPK:SOFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SofTech, Inc.
SofTech, Inc.
SofTech is a proven provider of engineering software solutions with its ProductCenter® PLM (product lifecycle management) technology and its computer-aided design product CADRA® offering.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.82)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.92
Employees
26
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Ticker: OM:BIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIMobject AB
BIMobject AB
BIMobject is a Swedish technology company that is digitalising the building industry. They are the world's largest digital content management system for BIM objects. BIMobject assists product manufacturers in the AEC field to promote and deliver their products directly into the BIM process.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$12.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ESI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ESI Group
ESI Group
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.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$140.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.73
EBIT ($mm)
$14.08
Net Income ($mm)
$5.78
Employees
1100
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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: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,345.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$214.23
EBIT ($mm)
$170.75
Net Income ($mm)
$160.10
Employees
7263
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$438.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.88
EBIT ($mm)
$6.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,515.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$582.16
EBIT ($mm)
$521.64
Net Income ($mm)
$451.30
Employees
4100
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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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