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closed 4/29/2013 via BusinessWire

Rudolph Technologies, Inc., acquired Tamar Technology

synopsis: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. announced that it has purchased selected assets, including a strong patent portfolio, relating to metrology capability from Tamar Technology. The acquisition will allow the company to address the emerging need for fast, precise 3D measurement capabilities in the rapidly-growing advanced packaging market sector.
buyer: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC:$218.49)
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. "
target: Tamar Technology
Tamar Technology, based in Newbury Park, California, is a precision metrology company specializing in systems for the semiconductor, hard disk drive and medical device industries. Tamar Technology supplies hardware and software for original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Capvidia, purchased Pundit CMM from MetroSage LLC

synopsis: Capvidia, the leading software developer for Model Based Enterprise interoperability, announced it has acquired Pundit CMM from MetroSage LLC. Pundit CMM is an inspection simulation software package used by manufacturers to reduce measurement uncertainty, and streamline their measurement planning processes.
buyer: Capvidia
Capvidia is the leading software developer for Model Based Enterprise interoperability. Since 1994, Capvidia has developed integrated, standalone applications and components for CAD and CAE to validate and improve the quality of CAD data. "
seller: MetroSage LLC
The acquisition includes Pundit CMM, an inspection simulation software package used by manufacturers to reduce measurement uncertainty, and streamline their measurement planning processes. MetroSage is a leading provider of inspection analysis and simulation software for factory applications.
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closed 8/31/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Lam Research Corporation, acquired Coventor Inc.

synopsis: Lam Research Corporation, a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Coventor, Inc., a market leader in automated design solutions for developing semiconductor process technology, as well as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS).
buyer: Lam Research Corporation (LRCX:$8,013.62)
Lam Research Corp. is a trusted global supplier of innovative semiconductor manufacturing equipment and services to the world’s leading chipmakers. "
target: Coventor Inc.
Coventor, Inc. is a leading provider of simulation and modeling solutions for semiconductor process technology, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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closed 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
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$4,500
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$1,142
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$184
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held RSoft Design Group, Inc., a leading provider of photonics design and simulation software headquartered in Ossining, New York.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
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: RSoft Design Group, Inc.
RSoft Design Group, Inc.'s software is used to design and optimize optical telecommunications components, as well as in the design and simulation of complete optical telecommunication systems and networks.
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announced 4/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Sandvik, will acquire Metrologic Group

synopsis: Sandvik announced it intends to acquire the French software company Metrologic Group from Astorg Partners. Metrologic Group develops innovative leading edge 3D inspection software and electronics which run measurement machines used for dimensional control notably in the automotive, aeronautic, transport and medical sectors.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,817.53)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target parent: Astorg Partners
target: Metrologic Group
Metrologic Group develops innovative leading edge 3D inspection software and electronics which run measurement machines used for dimensional control notably in the automotive, aeronautic, transport and medical sectors.
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$442
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$53
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announced 4/24/2015 via Company Press Release

Astorg Partners, will acquire Metrologic Group

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced it has agreed to sell Metrologic Group to Astorg Partners, an independent private equity fund management company specializing in European mid-market buyouts. Metrologic develops state-of-the-art software solutions that drive 3D measurement machines used for high precision testing.
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 parent: Carlyle Group
target: Metrologic Group
Metrologic develops state-of-the-art software solutions that drive 3D measurement machines used for high precision testing in industries such as automotive, aeronautics, energy and many other areas.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired PRESTO Software

synopsis: ESI, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services, has acquired PRESTO Software from Amoeba Technologies, Inc. PRESTO software offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concern for the electronics industry.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: PRESTO Software
‘PRESTO’ software from AMOEBA offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concerns for the electronics industry.
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closed 7/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Transcat, Inc., acquired CalTree

synopsis: Transcat, Inc., a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and laboratory instrument services and value-added distributor of professional grade handheld test, measurement and control instrumentation, has acquired CalTree, a suite of software solutions for the automation of calibration procedures and datasheet generation.
buyer: Transcat, Inc. (TRNS:$160.90)
Transcat, Inc. is a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and compliance services including analytical instrument qualifications, equipment and process validation. "
target: CalTree
CalTree builds complete business solutions for the Calibration and Metrology industry. Their technologically advanced products facilitate each step of the business process as clients assist their customers, manage vendor relationships and track assets throughout the service cycle.
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$1.07
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Modelon GmbH

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

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 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 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Symtavision GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services focused on scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
target: Symtavision GmbH
Symtavision® provides market-leading tools and associated consulting/engineering services for system-level timing design and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools are used extensively in automotive electronics with support provided for key industry standards and automotive sectors.
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closed 1/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Hexagon Metrology, Inc., acquired New River Kinematics

synopsis: Hexagon Metrology has acquired New River Kinematics (NRK), a US based engineering company that specializes in 3D analysis software for portable metrology applications. Founded in 1994, NRK completely revolutionized coordinate measurement with the first metrology software to introduce a three dimensional graphic environment for portable metrology.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Hexagon Metrology, Inc.
Hexagon Metrology offers a comprehensive range of products and services for all industrial metrology applications in sectors such as automotive, aerospace, energy and medical. It more than 20 production facilities and 70 Precision Centers for service and demonstrations. "
target: New River Kinematics
New River Kinematics (NRK) is an engineering company that develops and supports high quality, portable metrology software solutions. SpatialAnalyzer® (SA), their flagship offering, is used to address a broad spectrum of challenges related to large scale measurement with portable metrology devices.
price ($mm)
$58
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$13
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4.4x
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announced 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based Austemper Design Systems Inc., a startup software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Austemper Design Sys. Inc.
Austin-based Austemper Design Systems Inc. is a software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety in applications such as automotive and industrial systems.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Optis

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physics-based visualization.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Optis
Headquartered in La Farlède, France, OPTIS develops physics-based software that simulates light and human vision. Other vendors consider the aesthetics of light, but OPTIS bases its solutions on real-world physics to give the most accurate simulation possible.
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announced 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Infolytica Corporation

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation, expanding the company’s simulation suite into electromagnetics (EM). Infolytica was one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Infolytica Corporation
Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation is one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide to predict EM and thermal performance.
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closed 4/29/2013 via BusinessWire

Rudolph Technologies, Inc., acquired Tamar Technology

synopsis: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. announced that it has purchased selected assets, including a strong patent portfolio, relating to metrology capability from Tamar Technology. The acquisition will allow the company to address the emerging need for fast, precise 3D measurement capabilities in the rapidly-growing advanced packaging market sector.
buyer: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC:$218.49)
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. "
target: Tamar Technology
Tamar Technology, based in Newbury Park, California, is a precision metrology company specializing in systems for the semiconductor, hard disk drive and medical device industries. Tamar Technology supplies hardware and software for original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
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closed 4/29/2013 via BusinessWire

Rudolph Technologies, Inc., acquired Tamar Technology

synopsis: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. announced that it has purchased selected assets, including a strong patent portfolio, relating to metrology capability from Tamar Technology. The acquisition will allow the company to address the emerging need for fast, precise 3D measurement capabilities in the rapidly-growing advanced packaging market sector.
buyer: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC:$218.49)
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. "
target: Tamar Technology
Tamar Technology, based in Newbury Park, California, is a precision metrology company specializing in systems for the semiconductor, hard disk drive and medical device industries. Tamar Technology supplies hardware and software for original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
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closed 8/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Rudolph Technologies, Inc., purchased Yield Dynamics Software Business from MKS Instruments, Inc.

synopsis: Rudolph Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of process characterization equipment and software, reported that it has acquired selected assets of the Yield Dynamics software business from MKS Instruments. The purchase includes selected assets and intellectual property (IP) related to MKS yield management software.
buyer: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC:$218.49)
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. "
seller: MKS Instruments, Inc.
MKS Instruments' Yield Dynamics package includes Genesis® Enterprise software, a fabwide yield management solution that combines parametric and yield optimization in a unified platform with data mining and workflow development across all data sources.
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closed 8/5/2009 via BNC Analysis

Rudolph Technologies, Inc., acquired Adventa Control Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Rudolph Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of process characterization equipment and software for wafer fabs and advanced packaging facilities, announced that it has acquired Adventa Control Technologies, Inc., Plano, Texas. Adventa provides a wide range of Advanced Process Control technologies to semiconductor manufacturers.
buyer: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC:$218.49)
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. "
target parent: Global Equity Capital, LLC
target: Adventa Control Technologies, Inc.
Adventa Control Technologies, Inc. is the world’s leading supplier of advanced equipment control, equipment automation, advanced process control, and fault detection software to the semiconductor industry.
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closed 1/6/2020 via PR Newswire

Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., acquired OakGate Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of of test equipment, has acquired OakGate Technology, Inc., a provider of test, validation and benchmarking products for the storage industry. OakGate's validation platform provides a complete solution from software to hardware to validate a variety of devices under test (DUTs).
buyer parent: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
buyer: Teledyne LeCroy, Inc.
Teledyne LeCroy is a leading manufacturer of of test equipment. Teledyne LeCroy provides oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers and related test and measurement solutions that enable companies across a wide range of industries to design and test electronic devices of all types. "
target: OakGate Technology, Inc.
OakGate Technology is a provider of test, validation and benchmarking products for the storage industry. OakGate's validation platform provides a complete solution from software to hardware to validate a variety of devices under test (DUTs), including PCIe edge cards, NVMe SSDs, and SAS/SATA SSDs.
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closed 2/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Chesapeake Corporation merged with Multi Packaging Solutions,

synopsis: The merger of Multi Packaging Solutions, a leading print and packaging company, and Chesapeake, a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging, has been formally completed.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Multi Packaging Solutions
Multi Packaging Solutions ("MPS") is a leading print and packaging company with sales in excess of $375 million. MPS offers an array of print and packaging for the cosmetic, healthcare, horticultural, media, and value added consumer markets. MPS has 11 production facilities throughout the US. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 7/3/2013 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Chesapeake Corporation

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced the acquisition of Chesapeake. Chesapeake is a leading international supplier of consumer packaging. The business, focused on quality and innovation, supplies paperboard products to the pharmaceutical and premium consumer goods markets. The company produces a full range of folding cartons, leaflets and labels.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$3,068.40)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Irving Place Capital
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PE Hub

Irving Place Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, LLC, acquired Chesapeake Corporation

synopsis: Irving Place Capital and Oaktree Capital Management have completed their acquisition of Richmond, Va.-based Chesapeake Corp. Chesapeake manufactures value-added specialty paperboard packaging, including folding cartons, leaflets and labels for the pharmaceutical, confectionery and drinks markets worldwide.
buyer: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC (:$1,315.17)
buyer: Irving Place Capital
Irving Place Capital is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments. Oaktree Capital Management provides highly professional management with a primary emphasis on risk control in a limited number of sophisticated investment specialties "
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 4/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Identification Multi Solutions Inc., acquired Bertek Systems Inc.

synopsis: IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc.), a leading provider of packaging identification solutions, has acquired Bertek Systems Inc. a specialty labels and printing company with significant digital expertise. Bertek specializes in the production of Pressure Sensitive Labels, and Plastic or Paper Cards for a wide range of industries and markets.
buyer: Identification Multi Solutions Inc.
IMS (Identification Multi Solutions) meets all their clients needs when it comes to labels, barcode scanners, label printers, print and apply label applicators and labelling software. IMS allows their client to optimize their packaging line, and to track all their products precisely. "
target: Bertek Systems Inc.
Bertek Systems is a leader in printing – producing cost effective label and card solutions ranging from unique to fundamental. They specialize in the production of Pressure Sensitive Labels, and Plastic or Paper Cards that meet the needs of a wide range of industries, applications, and markets.
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closed 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, acquired Benson Group

synopsis: Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products companies, announced that that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the business of Benson Group, a leading food and healthcare packaging company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK:$6,093.40)
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. "
target: Benson Group
Benson Group is a leading food and healthcare packaging company based in the U.K. The Benson Group operates four folding carton facilities in the U.K. that convert approximately 80,000 tons of paperboard annually.
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$165
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired Multi Packaging Solutions

synopsis: Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. (“MPS”), a leading supplier of print-based specialty packaging, announced that investment funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, together with MPS management completed their previously announced acquisition of MPS from Irving Place Capital.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target parent: Irving Place Capital
target: Multi Packaging Solutions
Multi Packaging Solutions ("MPS") is a leading print and packaging company with sales in excess of $375 million. MPS offers an array of print and packaging for the cosmetic, healthcare, horticultural, media, and value added consumer markets. MPS has 11 production facilities throughout the US.
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closed 1/3/2013 via PR Newswire

Burrows Paper Corporation, acquired Innopak Heshan

synopsis: Burrows Paper Corporation completed the acquisition of the remaining 75 percent equity interest in Innopak Hong Kong Limited (the investment company that owns 100 percent of Innopak Heshan) from Innopak Holdings Limited. The move expands Burrows' ability to provide global customers with worldwide access to premium packaging for their products.
buyer: Burrows Paper Corporation
Burrows Paper Corporation is a worldwide supplier of light weight specialty paper and packaging solutions. The company incorporates nearly 100 years of papermaking experience into its food packaging line of products and specializes in innovative applications of light weight paper. "
target parent: Innopak Holdings Limited
target: Innopak Heshan
Heshan Innopak Co., Limited is a specialist converter of paper and board based packaging products. Innopak design, produce and distribute paper and board packaging for Quick Service Restaurants, Bakery, Café, Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, etc.
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closed 1/2/2013 via PE Hub

Sun European Partners, LLP, acquired Paragon Print & Packaging

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe Limited announced the successful sale of its investment in Paragon Print & Packaging Limited, alongside its co-investor LDC, to an affiliate of Sun European Partners. Paragon is the UK’s leading manufacturer of responsible packaging for the retail food and non-food industry.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Sun European Partners, LLP
Sun European Partners, LLP is the European adviser to Sun Capital Partners, Inc., that focuses on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market leading companies throughout Europe that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: Paragon Print & Packaging
The Paragon Print and Packaging Group is the UK leader in manufacturing responsible packaging products for fresh and chilled Food, Ambient food, Beverage, Personal Care, Household and Healthcare retail market sectors.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/2/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Menasha Packaging Company, acquired Rand Diversified

synopsis: Menasha Packaging Company announced that it has acquired Rand Diversified of Edison, N.J. The acquisition of Rand Diversified strengthens the geographic coverage with the addition of East Coast fulfillment and contract packaging.
buyer parent: Menasha Corporation
buyer: Menasha Packaging Company
Menasha Packaging Company is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers and material handling solutions and is home of the Retail Integration Group. "
target: Rand Diversified
Rand Diversified provides contract packaging and fulfillment services. Rand's focus is on the design, procurement and packaging/fulfillment of temporary, permanent and mixed-media displays and contract packaging for over-the-counter pharmaceuticals and consumer packaged goods companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/28/2012 via Company Press Release

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, purchased Food Cartons Business from Contego Packaging Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: Contego Packaging Group has finalized details of the sale of its food and beverage Cartons business to Graphic Packaging Holding Company. The food and beverage Cartons business in the UK, the Netherlands and Ireland involves Contego Packaging Group’s sites at Leeds, Gillingham, Hoogerheide, and Portlaoise.
buyer: Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK:$6,093.40)
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. "
seller parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
seller: Contego Packaging Holdings, Ltd.
The food and beverage Cartons business in the UK, the Netherlands and Ireland involves Contego Packaging Group’s sites at Leeds, Gillingham, Hoogerheide, and Portlaoise.
price ($mm)[EV]
$114 [$130]
rev ($mm)
$270
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 6/24/2009 via BusinessWire

Ixia, acquired Catapult Communications Corporation

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP performance test systems, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Catapult Communications Corporation. With the addition of Catapult's wireless solutions, Ixia has expanded its suite of test platforms that enable service providers to accelerate deployment of wireless services.
buyer: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Ixia is a leading provider of performance test systems for IP-based infrastructure and services. Ixia is a public company operating in over 30 countries worldwide. "
target: Catapult Communications Corporation
Catapult Communications is the leading supplier of advanced digital telecom test systems to global equipment manufacturers and service providers including Lucent, Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo and Nortel Networks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$105 [$67]
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
50.3x

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