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closed 1/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired PI-VR

synopsis: Autodesk has completed the acquisition of PI-VR, a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. Autodesk intends to integrate Autodesk technologies into the PI-VR platform, while continuing to sell, support and enhance the PI-VR product line.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 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: PI-VR
PI-VR is a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. The PI-VR enterprise is established and leading the field of developing software solutions for high-end virtual reality.
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closed 9/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired VR Context

synopsis: Technology products, systems, services and solutions provider, Siemens, acquired software company, VRcontext International, in a bid to expand its industrial software portfolio. VRcontext is known for its 3D visualisation and training software.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. "
target: VR Context
VRcontext was founded in June 2000, with the goal of developing and selling virtual reality software. VRcontext was created as a spin-off of the virtual reality team at Tractebel Energy Engineering. In the past few years, this team has developed virtual reality projects for major industry players.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 3/23/2012 via PR Newswire

MicroMax, Inc. merged with Danlaw Inc.,

synopsis: Danlaw, Inc., a global provider of automotive electronics and embedded engineering services, announced it has acquired embedded software tool maker and services provider MicroMax, Inc. Upon completion of this merger, the companies will comprise North America's most innovative and comprehensive automotive embedded software solutions provider.
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: MicroMax, Inc.
MicroMax, Inc. is an embedded software tool maker and services provider for large and mid-sized companies that design and manufacture electronic controls systems. Their services and products are targeted to model-based development processes as well as traditional software development processes.
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closed 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Rocketick Technologies

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rocketick Technologies Ltd., an Israel based pioneer and leading provider of multicore parallel simulation. The Rocketick solution is proven and used by numerous marquee systems and semiconductor companies in the mobile, server and graphics domains.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,306.61)
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: Rocketick Technologies
Rocketick's market-leading technology achieves linear speed-up by parallelizing simulation on standard x86-based multicore servers, providing automated partitioning across designs and testbenches, and the flexibility to direct simulations to server farm resources ranging from one to 64 cores.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, announced that it has acquired Comet Solutions, Inc., a provider of best-in-class software for simulation process management.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras offers the next-generation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. The Aras PLM platform helps manage today's business of engineering. "
target: Comet Solutions
Comet Solutions provides software and services that simplify the complex process of engineering product systems. Using Comet’s technology, manufacturers are able to reuse complex simulations in order to scale the application and use of simulation results.
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired MSC.Software Corporation

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a provider of information technologies that drive productivity across industrial enterprise applications, announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of MSC Software, a leading provider of computer-aided engineering solutions, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technologies that drive dynamic decision making across industrial and geospatial applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is a leading provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) solutions, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development. MSC's simulation analysis capabilities empower customers to optimise design for production.
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$834
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closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

GSE Systems, acquired EnVision Systems, Inc.

synopsis: GSE Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of real-time simulation and training solutions to the power, process, manufacturing and government sectors, has announced the acquisition of EnVision Systems, Inc., which provides interactive multi-media tutorials and simulation models, primarily to the petrochemical and oil & gas refining industries.
buyer: GSE Systems (GVP:$0.00)
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 of its major competitors combined. "
target: EnVision Systems, Inc.
EnVision’s tutorials and simulation models serve the rapidly growing entry-level training market for the oil & gas refining and specialty chemicals industries. EnVision’s products provide a foundation in process fundamentals and plant operations and interaction.
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closed 10/15/2009 via BNC Analysis

Elliott Management Corp., Symphony Technology Group, acquired MSC.Software Corporation

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group and private investment firm Elliott Management Corp. have completed their acquisition of MSC Software Corp, a simulation and software services company.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. "
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC.Software is the global leader of enterprise simulation solutions, that help companies make money, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products.
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$383 [$234]
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$234
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closed 1/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Algor, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of ALGOR, Inc., a leading provider of analysis and simulation software. Autodesk announced its intent to purchase ALGOR for $34 million on December 17, 2008.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Algor, Inc.
ALGOR's software and services enable complex simulations on products ranging from mobile phones and printer cartridges to oil pipelines.
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$34
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announced 10/4/2004 via BNC Analysis

ValueAct Capital Partners LP, will acquire MSC.Software Corporation

synopsis: MSC.Software Corp., a maker of mechanical computer-aided engineering software, said Monday that it received a letter from San Francisco-based ValueAct Capital Partners LP stating the firm's interest in taking MSC.Software private for $9 per share in cash.
buyer: ValueAct Capital Partners LP
ValueAct Capital, with offices in San Francisco and Boston and more than $5 billion in investments, seeks to make active strategic-block value investments in a limited number of companies. "
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC.Software is the global leader of enterprise simulation solutions, that help companies make money, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products.
price ($mm)
$310
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$253
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired SAIPS

synopsis: Ford Motor Co., a global automotive industry leader, has acquired SAIPS, an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles. SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$158,654.00)
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. "
target: SAIPS
SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning. They are an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles.
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Understand.ai

synopsis: dSPACE, the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired understand.ai, an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Understand.ai
Based in Germany, understand.ai is an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles. They focus on contributing to the qualitative perception of self-driving cars.
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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 6/3/2014 via Reuters

D2S, Inc., acquired Gauda

synopsis: D2S, a supplier of computational design platforms based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit (GPGPU) technologies, announced that it has acquired all assets of Gauda, Inc., a developer of GPGPU-based computational lithography acceleration technology headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
buyer: D2S, Inc.
D2S is a supplier of a computational design platform to based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit technologies. Their platform maximizes eBeam technology to reduce mask costs for both low- and high-volume applications. "
target: Gauda
Gauda is the first company to introduce the technology to accelerate computation for optical proximity correction using graphical processing units. It developed a new breed of algorithms that accelerate the most computation-intensive EDA applications.
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closed 2/17/2015 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired Simufact Engineering

synopsis: MSC Software announced the acquisition of Simufact Engineering. Simufact is an industry leader in simulation of metal forming and joining processes. Based on years of experience in metal processing technology, the company has proven to be an important partner for designing and optimizing manufacturing processes.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. "
target: Simufact Engineering
Simufact Engineering is a global provider of metal forming and joining simulation software and related services to manufacturing industries.
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closed 2/29/2012 via Company Press Release

AspenTech, acquired SolidSim Engineering

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, announced it has acquired SolidSim Engineering GmbH, a leading provider of solids process modeling software, based in Hamburg, Germany.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
Aspen Technology, Inc. provides Aspen ProfitAdvantageTM, a comprehensive solution for maximizing profit opportunities throughout the process industry value chain – from the supply of raw materials, through the production of goods, to the delivery of final products to customers. "
target: SolidSim Engineering
SolidSim is a leading supplier of Microsoft Windows based flowsheet simulation software for solids processes in the chemicals, energy, food, mining and process equipment industries.
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closed 10/20/2015 via BusinessWire

ARM Ltd., acquired Carbon Design Systems

synopsis: ARM has acquired the product portfolio and other business assets of Carbon Design Systems (Carbon). The company is a leading supplier of cycle-accurate virtual prototyping solutions, to deliver design optimization, time-to-market and cost-efficiency gains for its partners.
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs technology at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. We are enabling the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. "
target: Carbon Design Systems
Carbon Design Systems is the leading provider of system level modeling and validation tools for complex SoC design.
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closed 1/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired PI-VR

synopsis: Autodesk has completed the acquisition of PI-VR, a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. Autodesk intends to integrate Autodesk technologies into the PI-VR platform, while continuing to sell, support and enhance the PI-VR product line.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 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: PI-VR
PI-VR is a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. The PI-VR enterprise is established and leading the field of developing software solutions for high-end virtual reality.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire BuildingConnected

synopsis: Autodesk announced it intends to buy construction software platform BuildingConnected. BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects.
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: BuildingConnected
BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects. BuildingConnected’s mission is to connect every business in the $10 trillion construction industry.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire PlanGrid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a leading provider of construction productivity software. PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle.
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: PlanGrid
PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle. PlanGrid software offers real-time collaboration, keeping the field and the office on the same page.
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closed 7/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Assemble Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk has made a name for itself among designers, engineers and architects with its 3D and other modelling software. Autodesk has acquired Assemble Systems, a startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
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: Assemble Systems, Inc.
Assemble Systems is a Houston, TX-based startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
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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 4/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Solid Angle S.L.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Solid Angle, developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target: Solid Angle S.L.
Solid Angle is the developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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announced 8/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire SeeControl

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed an agreement to acquire SeeControl, a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform.
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: SeeControl
SeeControl is a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The SeeControl service helps manufacturers and systems integrators connect, analyze, control, and manage remote products, things, and assets and create new service revenue opportunities.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Shotgun Software, acquired Tweak Software, Inc.

synopsis: Tweak Software, the makers of the RV player, are joining the Shotgun team at Autodesk. Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review.
buyer parent: Autodesk, Inc.
buyer: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency. "
target: Tweak Software, Inc.
Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
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: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Bitsquid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has acquired Stockholm-based Bitsquid AB, the creator of the Bitsquid game engine. Multiple game developers have used the modern and flexible Bitsquid engine to create 3D games for next-generation consoles and PCs.
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: Bitsquid
Bitsquid is a new high-end game engine, built from the ground up to focus on excellent multicore performance, cache friendly data layouts and advanced rendering techniques.
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closed 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Creative Market

synopsis: Autodesk has officially acquired Creative Market, a site that sells digital stock graphics, typefaces, and themes. Creative Market was launched in 2012 by the popular color palette network COLOURlovers. Their entire company is now a part of Autodesk's consumer group and that includes COLOURlovers community as well as ColorSchemer software.
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: Creative Market
Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world. They’re passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone.
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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 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 11/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Virtual Shape Research GmbH

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of certain technology assets from Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR), a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Virtual Shape Research GmbH
Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR) is a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry. The company is based in Hannover, Germany.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired for-each Ltd.

synopsis: Israeli startup for-each Ltd., which is a software development company that specializes in mobile development, has been acquired by international software giant Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: for-each Ltd.
for-each Ltd. is an Israeli software development company which specializes in mobile development. The company is based in Ramat Gan, Israel.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Advance Steel and Advance Concrete from GRAITEC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets, including Graitec’s Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines.
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. "
seller: GRAITEC
Advance Steel is specifically designed for structural engineers and steel detailers who require professional and easy-to-use BIM structural steel detailing software. Advance Concrete is a software that automates the creation of formwork plans, reinforcement drawings, bill of materials and NC files.
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closed 8/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., purchased GTP Software from Get the Point, LLC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of technology assets from Colorado-based Get The Point, LLC and introduced Autodesk Point Layout, new software for layout at construction sites. The move strengthens Autodesk's construction solutions portfolio and extends Building Information Modeling (BIM) further into the field.
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. "
seller: Get the Point, LLC
GTP Software automatically creates points from BIM and CAD models within Autodesk Revit, Autodesk® AutoCAD® and Navisworks® software. The point data drives robotic total station hardware to give contractors laser-guided pinpoint accuracy for the placement and verification of building elements.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Sam Software from Bestech Systems Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design software for entertainment, natural resources, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and civil infrastructure, has acquired Sam Software from Bestech Systems Limited. Sam is a suite of software modules for loading, analysis and design of small and medium span bridges.
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. "
seller: Bestech Systems Limited
The Sam suite of software, created by Bestech Systems, is widely used around the world by bridge designers and engineers for load analysis in the design of small to medium span bridges.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased AutoTrack from Savoy Computing Services Ltd

synopsis: Autodesk, a world leader in 3D design software for entertainment, natural resources, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and civil infrastructure, has acquired AutoTrack from Savoy Computing Services Ltd, a suite of software for vehicle swept path analysis and the design of parking areas and roundabouts.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Savoy Computing Services Ltd
Savoy Computing Services is the creator of AutoTrack, a software for vehicle swept path analysis. The AutoTrack suite of software modules for road, light rail, airport, parking and intersection analysis and design is used for infrastructure planning by architects, designers and engineers.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Vero Software Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software that aids the design and manufacturing processes.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

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

PTC, acquired NC Graphics Ltd

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

Autoweb Inc., acquired Datranet Limited

synopsis: Autoweb Inc., a NTT Com Group company and a global provider of engineering data management services for the automotive and aerospace industries, has acquired Datranet Limited.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Autoweb Inc.
Trubiquity drives a software-as-a-service based community, connecting enterprises across all global communication protocols and standards. On top of our core collaboration network, Trubiquity applications integrate enterprises and automate critical business processes across the global value chain. "
target: Datranet Limited
Datranet Limited is a developer of product-design communication and collaboration solutions. Datranet's Fusion-DX(TM) product line provides low cost of ownership, scaleable and thin-client web portal-based solutions to ensure efficient, fast and secure availability of CAD.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$20,077.50)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Intergraph Corporation, acquired TechServer Corp.

synopsis: Intergraph® Korea Ltd. has acquired all the shares of TechServer Corp., a Seoul-based software and services company specializing in automated drafting, data exchange and system integration in the shipbuilding, process, power and offshore industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
target: TechServer Corp.
TechServer is an international software developing company founded in January 1999 and is based in Seoul, Korea. By customizing and developing new functionality in CAD software systems, TechServer develops systems to address users’ critical requirements and accelerate design processes.
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closed 6/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moldflow Corporation

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader of design innovation software and technologies, has acquired Moldflow Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions that allow designers to predict and optimize how plastic components will perform during each phase of the design and manufacture process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Moldflow Corporation
Moldflow is the leading provider of plastics simulation software that empowers more users to optimize more designs across their enterprise from the earliest stages of new product development. Moldflow products benefit anyone involved in the design or manufacture of plastics injection molded parts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$271 [$180]
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.5x
closed 8/27/2009 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Synfora, Inc., the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools for integrated circuit and system designers of large, complex processing applications, announced that it has purchased Esterel Studio™, a tool suite developed by Esterel EDA Technologies.
buyer: Synfora, Inc.
Synfora, Inc. is the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools used to design complex systems-on-chips (SoCs) and FPGAs. Synfora's PICO algorithmic synthesis platform offers designers of large, complex subsystems productivity gains at the highest-level design abstraction and delivers high QoR."
seller: Esterel EDA Technologies
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design and verification tools for critical embedded systems. Esterel are the creators of the SCADE Suite and SCADE Display development tools for safety-critical embedded software.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$5.65
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2007 via

Aprio Technologies merged with Blaze DFM,

synopsis: Blaze DFM, the electrical DFM company, has signed a letter of intent to merge with Aprio Technologies, a technology leader in providing design for manufacturability solutions to the semiconductor industry.
buyer: Blaze DFM
Blaze DFM provides software solutions to fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and silicon foundries. Blaze products give IC designers greater control over manufacturing variability, improving yield and shortening time to volume production. "
target: Aprio Technologies
Aprio Technologies Inc. is a leader in design for manufacturability solutions that ensure successful design and fabrication of nanometer technology semiconductor devices. At the core of Aprio’s offerings is its unique capability to provide correct and accurate manufacturing information to designers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

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

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Fabasoft AG, will acquire Xpublisher GmbH

synopsis: Austria-based Fabasoft AG has agreed to acquire the majority of shares in Xpublisher GmbH, a software company based in Munich. Xpublisher GmbH specializes in technologies in the content area. Xpublisher's editorial system creates and manages all content and its associated assets media-neutral and separates them from the publication channel.
buyer: Fabasoft AG (FAA:$42.19)
Fabasoft AG is an Austrian software product company and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management. Fabasoft's products digitize, simplify, and accelerate business processes - within and across organizational and national boundaries. "
target: Xpublisher GmbH
Germany-based Xpublisher GmbH is a software company specializing in technologies in the content area. Publishing and media houses, portal operators benefit from the fully integrated functions of the professional crossmedia editorial system Xpublisher and the browser-based XML editor Xeditor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon has acquired all outstanding shares in the German company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH. MTWZ is a leading developer and provider of software solutions for quality control of complex mechanical parts in the powertrain area. Also, MTWZ is a solutions provider for turnkey projects around material handling metrology solutions.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions within measurement technologies and polymers. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 9 400 employees in 30 countries and net sales of about 14,000 MSEK. "
target: Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH
Messtechnik Wetzlar provides software and systems for all types and makes of coordinate measuring machines. As a manufacturer-independant vendor of application services, peripheral systems and software for dimensional metrology, we can provide turn-key solutions customized to your individual needs.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Issuu, acquired Magma

synopsis: Digital publishing platform Issuu announced its acquisition of Magma, an editorial platform that enables writers, editors, advertising salespeople and art directors to collaborate in organizing, laying out and proofing publications.
buyer: Issuu
Issuu is the world's fastest growing digital publishing platform with more than 4.5 million publishers and more than 9 million publications. "
target: Magma
Magma is developer of an editorial tool that publishers of all sizes use to save time and work smarter. Magma provides an online, subscription based, tool for planning, organizing, and creating content – helping both classic print and emerging digital publications.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/14/2014 via PR Newswire

AcademicPub merged with XanEdu,

synopsis: XanEdu, Inc. and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub announced the completion of their previously announced merger. AcademicPub is the leading provider of self-service technology used by faculty to quickly source, aggregate and order custom course materials online, enabling faculty to build course packs in minutes.
buyer parent: Superior Capital Partners
buyer: XanEdu
XanEdu course materials, including course packs, custom books, and lab manuals, are 100 percent copyright compliant and accessible on iPad and Android tablets. "
target: AcademicPub
AcademicPub, SharedBook Inc.'s technology platform for higher education, assembles, composes, prices and delivers custom textbooks in eBook and/or print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared content from any source.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Taboola, acquired Perfect Market, Inc.

synopsis: Taboola announced that it has acquired Perfect Market, a leading provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Perfect Market's Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
buyer: Taboola
Taboola is a content discovery platform. Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. "
target: Perfect Market, Inc.
Perfect Market is a provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Their Digital Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Fingerprint, Inc., acquired Scribble Press

synopsis: Fingerprint announced that it has acquired Scribble Press. Scribble Press is a multimedia platform accessible via the web and on the iPad. Scribble Press is an easy, fun and free way to create and publish ones stories. Scribble Press’ book-making digital products have been used in more than 35,000 classrooms by kids aged 6-12.
buyer: Fingerprint, Inc.
Fingerprint is a mobile technology company that powers games and curates play-and-learn content to targeted customers around the world through dedicated mobile networks. Industry leaders in mobile technology, edutainment, broadcast and more license it's technology platform and content solution. "
target parent: Make Meaning Inc.
target: Scribble Press
Scribble Press is a multimedia platform accessible via the web and on the iPad. Scribble Press is an easy, fun and free way to create and publish ones stories. Scribble Press’ book-making digital products have been used in more than 35,000 classrooms by kids aged 6-12.
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EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,052.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,120.87
EBIT ($mm)
$941.30
Net Income ($mm)
$665.29
Employees
17574
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Ticker: 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: ADSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,386.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($109.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8800
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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: ENXTPA:LSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectra SA
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$316.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.95
Net Income ($mm)
$32.62
Employees
1730
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: OTCPK:JMDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions. Its flagship product, Vocal, is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with publishing tools and monetization features.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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