Like Reaction Design

closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased PSVPlus software from Softbits Consultants, Ltd.

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc. announced that it has acquired the PSVPlus software product from Softbits Consultants, Ltd. Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
seller: Softbits Consultants, Ltd.
Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures. Modeling of pressure relief valves helps to ensure proper safety and reliability of process plants.
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closed 9/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Petro-Chem Development Co., Inc., acquired PFR Engineering Systems, Inc.

synopsis: PFR Engineering Systems, developers of the industry standard fired heater simulation program FRNC-5PC, announced that it has been acquired by Petro-Chem Development Co., Inc., a member of the Heurtey & Petro-Chem Group, the world’s largest independent provider of fired heaters and process furnaces for the global hydrocarbon industry.
buyer parent: Heurtey Petrochem SA
buyer: Petro-Chem Development Co., Inc.
Petro-Chem Development Co., Inc., is a member of the Heurtey & Petro-Chem Group, the world’s leading independent provider of process furnaces and direct fired heaters to the global hydrocarbon industry. "
target: PFR Engineering Systems, Inc.
PFR Engineering Systems, is a leading developer of software applications used in the petroleum refining, petrochemical and power industries, and their flagship product, FRNC-5PC is universally regarded as the pre-eminent reference tool used to evaluate thermal equipment such as fired heaters.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Helmerich & Payne, Inc., acquired DrillScan

synopsis: Helmerich & Payne, Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Helmerich & Payne Technologies, LLC, has acquired DrillScan, a leading provider of proprietary drilling engineering software, well engineering services and training for the oil and gas industry. They are based in Villeurbanne, France.
buyer: Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (:$2,853.17)
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is a publicly traded company dedicated to improving lives through affordable energy by safely providing performance driven drilling services. "
target: DrillScan
DrillScan is a leading provider of proprietary drilling engineering software, well engineering services and training for the oil and gas industry. They are based in Villeurbanne, France.
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closed 2/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Cook-Hurlbert

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired the assets of Cook-Hurlbert of Austin, Texas, a leading provider of engineering design software for electric and gas distribution networks. Cook-Hurlbert's Expert Designer spatial network layout and analysis software was among the first developed specifically for utility designers.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: Cook-Hurlbert
Cook-Hurlbert employs a complete staff of professionals engaged in project management, consulting, data modeling, software development, data conversion, help desk and project services activities.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

SAP SE, acquired Fedem Technology AS

synopsis: SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software, has acquired Fedem Technology, an innovative and forward thinking Norwegian IoT company that is specialised in the field of dynamic simulations to assess the structural integrity and dynamic behavior of mechanical systems.
buyer: SAP SE (SAP:$27,447.29)
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP’s innovations enable more than 293,500 customers worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. "
target: Fedem Technology AS
Fedem Technology AS is specialised in the field of dynamic simulations to assess the structural integrity and dynamic behavior of mechanical systems. Fedem Technology offers services in the areas of oil & gas, renewable energy, marine and mechanical industries.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

SAP SE, acquired Fedem Technology AS

synopsis: SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software, has acquired Fedem Technology, an innovative and forward thinking Norwegian IoT company that is specialised in the field of dynamic simulations to assess the structural integrity and dynamic behavior of mechanical systems.
buyer: SAP SE (SAP:$27,447.29)
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP’s innovations enable more than 293,500 customers worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. "
target: Fedem Technology AS
Fedem Technology AS is specialised in the field of dynamic simulations to assess the structural integrity and dynamic behavior of mechanical systems. Fedem Technology offers services in the areas of oil & gas, renewable energy, marine and mechanical industries.
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closed 3/1/2019 via Company Press Release

National Information Solutions Cooperative, acquired Electrical Distribution Design, Inc.

synopsis: To better serve its Members, National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and telecommunication companies, has acquired Electrical Distribution Design, Inc. (EDD). EDD provides advanced engineering modeling software and services to the electric utility and related industries.
buyer: National Information Solutions Cooperative
National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is an information technology organization that develops, implements and supports software and hardware solutions. They deliver solutions to telephone companies, electric cooperatives and other public power entities. "
target: Electrical Distribution Design, Inc.
Electrical Distribution Design, Inc. (EDD) is recognized as a leader in electrical distribution system modeling and analysis. EDD’s commercial software product DEW stands apart from others in its ability to deliver near real-time operational analytics for electric utilities.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 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 9/27/2012 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired e-Xstream engineering

synopsis: MSC Software announced the acquisition of e-Xstream engineering. e-Xstream is the leader in advanced materials simulation used across industries to engineer innovative material systems and enable their optimal use to boost product performance.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and the worldwide leader in multidiscipline simulation. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. "
target: e-Xstream engineering
e-Xstream engineering is a software & engineering services company focused on the multi-scale modeling of composite materials & structures. They help their customers, material suppliers and material users to reduce the cost and time needed to engineer innovative materials and products.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd., acquired Analytical Methods, Inc.

synopsis: Fluid dynamics software provider and consultant Analytical Methods, Inc. has been acquired by Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (IAI). IAI is a recognized leader in the development of military and commercial aerospace technology.
buyer: Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is globally recognized as a leader in the development of both military and commercial aerospace technology. "
target: Analytical Methods, Inc.
Analytical Methods, Inc., has provided Computational Fluid Dynamics software and consulting services since 1971. Our engineers have an average of 17 years experience and skills that span aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, propulsion and aero elasticity.
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Danfoss A/S, acquired OE3i ApS

synopsis: Danfoss, a manufacturer of control systems and HVAC products, has acquired OE3i, a Danish company that develops software for planning and optimizing energy. OE3i's main product, Mentor Planner, is a planning and simulating tool for energy producers. Mentor Planner allows users to simulate heat consumption up to six days into the future.
buyer: Danfoss A/S
Danfoss engineers technologies that meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Their products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. "
target: OE3i ApS
Founded in 2003, OE3i is a Danish company that develops software for planning and optimizing energy. Their main product, Mentor Planner, is a planning and simulating tool for energy producers. Mentor Planner allows users to simulate heat consumption up to six days into the future.
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announced 3/22/2017 via PE Hub

EQT, will acquire Innovyze, Inc.

synopsis: EQT Mid Market US, a leading global private equity group, announced that it has agreed to acquire Innovyze, Inc. from Stantec Inc., a global professional consulting services company. Innovyze is a provider of smart water infrastructure modeling and simulation software solutions for government agencies, engineering consultants, and municipalities.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately 30 billion EUR in raised capital. EQT Funds has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than 15 billion EUR and approximately 100,000 people. "
target parent: Stantec
target: Innovyze, Inc.
Innovyze is a leading global provider of wet infrastructuremodeling and simulation software solutions designed to meet the technological needs of water/wastewater utilities, government industries, and engineering organizations worldwide.
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announced 7/8/2019 via PR Web

Industrial Scientific, will acquire SAFER Systems

synopsis: Industrial Scientific, a global leader in connected sensing technology, announced that it will acquire SAFER® Systems, a global leader in real-time plume modeling and mitigation solutions for the chemical, oil & gas, and transportation industries.
buyer parent: Fortive Corporation
buyer: Industrial Scientific
Industrial Scientific designs and manufactures gas detection products that protect workers from hazardous conditions. They have pioneered numerous technologies including the first 3-gas and 6-gas detectors, wireless gas detector, and the first gas detector to be included on a NASA space shuttle. "
target: SAFER Systems
SAFER Systems was formed in 1981, pioneering new modeling and integration solutions for chemical processing facilities. The chemical dispersion modeling and emergency management and response solutions quickly helped SAFER Systems to find a market for its products.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, acquired Blowdown

synopsis: AspenTech has acquired the Blowdown software technology from Dr. Stephen Richardson and Dr. Graham Saville. Blowdown has been used by oil/gas and chemical companies to model depressurization in process plants. Improving safety through the modeling of depressurization systems is a critical activity in the design and operation of every process plant.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
target: Blowdown
Blowdown is a computer program which is the only properly validated program which can simulate and predict what happens during blowdown. Depressurization or “blowdown” protects key process equipment by relieving fluids from the equipment in a controlled manner.
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closed 3/18/2015 via Company Press Release

GexCon AS, acquired Stormfjord Oil and Gas AS

synopsis: GexCon AS, a market leader in dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software, announces the acquisition of Stormfjord, a company renowned for its work in transforming complex industrial data into accessible, user-friendly 3D software solutions for use in simulation, planning, training, overview, control and monitoring applications.
buyer: GexCon AS
GexCon AS is a world-leading company in the field of safety and risk management and advanced dispersion, explosion and fire modelling. GexCon develops, maintains and uses the industry standard software for modelling gas explosions. "
target: Stormfjord Oil and Gas AS
Stormfjord, founded in 2007, is renowned for its work in transforming complex industrial data into accessible, user-friendly 3D software solutions for use in simulation, planning, training, overview, control and monitoring applications.
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closed 7/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Premier Oilfield Laboratories, LLC, acquired NSI Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Premier Oilfield Laboratories, a multidisciplinary engineering and geological consulting company, has acquired NSI Technologies, LLC. NSI is a leading petroleum industry software and consulting firm specializing in one thing – the design, optimization, and execution of hydraulic fracturing treatments for operators worldwide.
buyer: Premier Oilfield Laboratories, LLC
Premier Oilfield Laboratories brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts who utilize breakthrough technologies and progressive approaches to help their clients understand how to better design exploration and exploitation strategies, optimize production, and mitigate risk. "
target: NSI Technologies, LLC
NSI Technologies, LLC (NSI) is a leading petroleum industry software and consulting firm specializing in one thing – the design, optimization, and execution of hydraulic fracturing treatments for operators worldwide.
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closed 7/23/2014 via Company Press Release

KBC Advanced Technologies plc, acquired FEESA Limited

synopsis: KBC Advanced Technologies plc is pleased to announce that it has purchased FEESA Ltd, a leading UK-based provider of specialised software and services to the upstream oil and gas industry. FEESA and its software (Maximus) make such studies easier to do, more thorough and more understandable.
buyer: KBC Advanced Technologies plc (KBCAT:$110.94)
KBC Advanced Technologies plc operates as an independent consulting, process engineering, and software company. It provides services to enhance operating performance of the oil and gas refining, petrochemical, and other process industries worldwide. "
target: FEESA Limited
FEESA is a Flow Assurance and Integrated Production Modelling (IPM) Consultancy and Software provider for the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. FEESA and its software (Maximus) make such studies easier to do, more thorough and more understandable.
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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 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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announced 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Lumerical Inc.

synopsis: Ansys, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, will acquire Lumerical Inc., a developer of photonic design and simulation software tools. The acquisition will add best-in-class photonics products to the Ansys multiphysics portfolio, providing customers with a full set of solutions to solve their product challenges.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
Ansys is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps clients solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target: Lumerical Inc.
Lumerical is a Canadian developer of photonic simulation software enabling product designers to understand light and predict how it behaves within complex structures, circuits, and systems. Lumerical allows scientists to create, test and optimize product designs without crafting physical prototypes.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 5/1/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired DfR Solutions

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired DfR Solutions, the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: DfR Solutions
DfR Solutions is the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution. Their software and expertise maximize and accelerate product design for reliability and development.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Granta Design Ltd

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, will acquire Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology. The acquisition expands ANSYS' portfolio into this important area, giving ANSYS customers access to material intelligence, including data that is critical to successful simulations.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Granta Design Ltd
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Granta Design products include GRANTA MI, the leading system for enterprise materials information management and CES Selector, which enables users to explore the impact that different materials have on the behavior of their products.
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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:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: 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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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired KPIT medini Technologies AG

synopsis: ANSYS announced that it has acquired Berlin-based KPIT medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering. Its flagship solution, medini™ analyze, implements core functional safety analysis activities and integrates them with existing workflows.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
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announced 6/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Gear Design Solutions, Inc. will be merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Gear Design Solutions, Inc., a provider of big data analytics. Gear develops and markets a purpose-built big data platform to solve problems confronting next-generation semiconductor and electronic system designs.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world. "
target: Gear Design Solutions, Inc.
Gear Design Solutions develops and markets a big data platform that solve the problems confronting semiconductor and electronic system designs. Gear's innovative big data system scales across any high performance compute fabric enabling rapid feedback towards meaningful design changes.
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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:$1,515.89)
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 4/30/2014 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired SpaceClaim Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired SpaceClaim Corporation, a leading provider of fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software for engineers. SpaceClaim offers the first powerful and easy-to-use 3-D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: SpaceClaim Corporation
SpaceClaim Corporation is a leading provider of fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software for engineers. SpaceClaim offers the first powerful and easy-to-use 3-D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process.
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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closed 4/3/2013 via GlobeNewswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Evolutionary Engineering AG

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that it has acquired EVEN – Evolutionary Engineering AG, a leading provider of composite analysis and optimization technology relying on cloud computing. Since EVEN is a leader in composite simulation, this acquisition emphasizes the high priority ANSYS is giving to this emerging technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Evolutionary Engineering AG
EVEN – Evolutionary Engineering AG is a leader in composite analysis and optimization technology relying on cloud computing. EVEN also provides best-in-class engineering services in composites applications and in other areas in its fields of expertise.
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announced 5/29/2012 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Esterel Technologies S.A.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation, and Esterel Technologies S.A., a leading provider of embedded software simulation solutions for mission critical applications, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby ANSYS will acquire Esterel Technologies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Esterel Technologies S.A.
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design, verification and code generation tools for critical system and software development. Esterel is supported by channel and service partners worldwide.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2011 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced the Company has successfully completed the acquisition of Apache Design Solutions, Inc., a leading simulation software provider for advanced, low-power solutions in the electronics industry. Apache's software enables engineers to design power-efficient devices while satisfying ever-increasing performance requirements.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Apache Design Solutions, Inc.
Apache Design Solutions, Inc., is the leading provider of innovative power analysis and optimization software solutions that enable the design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronic systems.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$258]
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
29.3x
closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Ansoft Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that the global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes has successfully completed the acquisition of Ansoft Corporation.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Ansoft Corporation
Ansoft Corporation is a leading developer of high performance EDA software. The software is based on more than twenty-five years of research and development from the world's leading experts in electromagnetics, circuit, and system simulation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$759 [$729]
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
8.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.9x
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
price ($mm)
$565
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closed 1/5/2005 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Century Dynamics, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that it has acquired Century Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated yet easy-to-use simulation software for solving linear, nonlinear, explicit and multi-body hydro-dynamics problems.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Century Dynamics, Inc.
Century Dynamics designs, develops, globally markets and supports advanced engineering and scientific simulation software. It provides solutions for understanding how designs and processes behave in real world applications. Century Dynamics services a wide spectrum of industries including aerospace
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 2/27/2003 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired CFX

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSS), a global leader in computer-aided engineering analysis and optimization software, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CFX
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target parent: AEA Technology plc
target: CFX
CFX develops and licenses software for fluid flow analysis, offers consulting services, performs application projects and participates in development and research projects funded by either industrial clients or public institutions.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
price ($mm)
$775
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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 9/27/2012 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired e-Xstream engineering

synopsis: MSC Software announced the acquisition of e-Xstream engineering. e-Xstream is the leader in advanced materials simulation used across industries to engineer innovative material systems and enable their optimal use to boost product performance.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and the worldwide leader in multidiscipline simulation. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. "
target: e-Xstream engineering
e-Xstream engineering is a software & engineering services company focused on the multi-scale modeling of composite materials & structures. They help their customers, material suppliers and material users to reduce the cost and time needed to engineer innovative materials and products.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd., acquired Analytical Methods, Inc.

synopsis: Fluid dynamics software provider and consultant Analytical Methods, Inc. has been acquired by Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (IAI). IAI is a recognized leader in the development of military and commercial aerospace technology.
buyer: Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is globally recognized as a leader in the development of both military and commercial aerospace technology. "
target: Analytical Methods, Inc.
Analytical Methods, Inc., has provided Computational Fluid Dynamics software and consulting services since 1971. Our engineers have an average of 17 years experience and skills that span aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, propulsion and aero elasticity.
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired TDA Systems

synopsis: Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced it has acquired TDA Systems of Lake Oswego, Oregon, a provider of interconnect analysis software tools.
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, consumer electronics, and education industries -- as well as military/aerospace, semiconductor, and a broad range of other industries worldwide. "
target: TDA Systems
TDA Systems provides integrated, efficient, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for measurement-based performance evaluation of gigabit interconnect links and devices, including signal integrity analysis and modeling, impedance, S-parameter and eye diagram compliance testing & fault isolation.
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/8/2012 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire LMS International

synopsis: Siemens announced the intent to acquire LMS International, a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software. The business activities of LMS will be integrated into the Siemens PLM Software business unit, creating a portfolio of products that will provide manufacturing companies with a next-generation product development environment.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. "
target: LMS International
LMS is an engineering innovation partner for companies in the automotive, aerospace and other advanced manufacturing industries. With 30 years of experience, LMS helps customers get better products to market faster and turn superior process efficiency into key competitive advantages.
price ($mm)
$862
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Ciespace Corporation

synopsis: ESI Group has acquired Ciespace’s Technology Assets for Cloud Based CAE Modeling. The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: Ciespace Corporation
The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group announced the acquisition of CyDesign Labs, a company that owns a disruptive proprietary technology for advanced product design. Their platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
target: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2012 via BusinessWire

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire EXA Corporation

synopsis: Exa Corporation, a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to be acquired by Dassault Systèmes. EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,387.64)
Dassault Systèmes provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Its solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: EXA Corporation (EXA:$72.69)
EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment. As a design evolves, Exa accurately predicts the performance of that design while providing actionable insight to optimize the performance of the product.
price ($mm)[EV]
$374 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
258.0x
closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Visual Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Altair announced its intent to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development used by scientists and engineers around the world. Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,300 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Visual Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Visual Solutions is the creator of VisSim™, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded development. The company's corporate headquarters are in Westford, Massachusetts, located 45 minutes northwest of Boston.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased PSVPlus software from Softbits Consultants, Ltd.

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc. announced that it has acquired the PSVPlus software product from Softbits Consultants, Ltd. Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
seller: Softbits Consultants, Ltd.
Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures. Modeling of pressure relief valves helps to ensure proper safety and reliability of process plants.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired KPIT medini Technologies AG

synopsis: ANSYS announced that it has acquired Berlin-based KPIT medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering. Its flagship solution, medini™ analyze, implements core functional safety analysis activities and integrates them with existing workflows.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
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closed 7/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired SIMPACK

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced the acquisition of SIMPACK, the technology leader in multi-body simulation technologies and solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,387.64)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target: SIMPACK
SIMPACK is a general purpose Multi-Body Simulation (MBS) software used for the dynamic analysis of any mechanical or mechatronic system. It enables engineers to generate and solve virtual 3D models in order to predict and visualize motion, coupling forces and stresses.
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closed 12/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Orbotech Ltd., acquired Frontline PCB Solutions

synopsis: Orbotech, a provider of process innovation technologies and equipment has acquired Frontline PCB Solutions. Frontline is a leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAM and Engineering software solutions. Their CAM solutions help turn PCB design into reliable manufacturing and testing tools, communicating directly to the designer and to the machinery.
buyer: Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK:$1,036.17)
Orbotech is a provider of process innovation technologies and equipment. They provide accurate, performance-driven yield enhancement and solutions for manufacturers of printed circuit boards, flat panel displays, advanced packaging, micro-electro-mechanical systems and other electronic components. "
target: Frontline PCB Solutions
Frontline PCB Solutions is the world leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAM and Engineering software solutions, offering CAM software to turn PCB design into reliable manufacturing and testing tools that communicate directly to the designer and to the machinery.
price ($mm)
$85*
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Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,515.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$582.16
EBIT ($mm)
$521.64
Net Income ($mm)
$451.30
Employees
4100
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,345.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$214.23
EBIT ($mm)
$170.75
Net Income ($mm)
$160.10
Employees
7263
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$438.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.88
EBIT ($mm)
$6.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,360.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.76
EBIT ($mm)
$549.12
Net Income ($mm)
$532.37
Employees
13896
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,387.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,357.17
EBIT ($mm)
$924.77
Net Income ($mm)
$671.87
Employees
20394
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Ticker: GVP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GSE Systems
GSE Systems
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all its major competitors combined.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$40.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.06
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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