Like Infolytica Corporation

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 6/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired EMSS S.A. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair acquired 100 percent of EM Software & Systems – S.A.(Pty) Ltd and its international distributor offices in the United States, Germany, and China. This development adds the FEKO® solver to theHyperWorks® suite and strengthens the Altair simulation offering in the aerospace, automotive, and shipbuilding industries in particular.
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 2,000 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: EMSS S.A. Ltd.
EMSS was founded in 1994 as a company consulting in electromagnetic field analysis and antenna design. Through consulting services EMSS identified the local and international need in the aerospace, naval and automobile industries for the simulation of antennas on electrically large platforms.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire Computer Simulation Technology AG

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CST - Computer Simulation Technology AG, the technology leader in electromagnetic (EM) and electronics simulation, for approximately 220 million euros.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,387.64)
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: Computer Simulation Technology AG
Computer Simulation Technology AG develops and markets high performance software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields in all frequency bands. CST's success is based on the implementation of leading edge technology in a user-friendly interface.
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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:$4,387.64)
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 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 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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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 9/6/2011 via Market Wire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired Free Field Technologies

synopsis: MSC Software Corporation has acquired Free Field Technologies (FFT). Recognized as the leader in the acoustics and NVH simulation software markets, FFT is a global software company providing solutions which address acoustics and NVH engineering challenges in automotive, aerospace, consumer products and a broad range of other industries.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is the worldwide leader of multidiscipline simulation solutions that help companies improve quality, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products. "
target: Free Field Technologies
Founded in 1998, Free Field Technologies develops and supports Actran, a powerful software suite for acoustic, vibro-acoustic and aero-acoustic modelling. Actran contains a wide set of acoustic features making it the CAE tool of choice for a diverse range of customers.
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closed 4/26/2011 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, purchased COMET Acoustics from Comet Technology Corporation

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

Zemax Development Corporation merged with Radiant Imaging, Inc.,

synopsis: Two optical software and test & measurement companies based in Washington state, USA, have merged. The merger is between Redmond, WA-based Radiant Imaging, Inc. and Bellevue, WA-based Zemax Development Corporation.
buyer: Radiant Imaging, Inc.
Radiant Imaging is a provider of light and color measurement systems and services. Radiant's imaging colorimetry systems replicate, quantify, and extend human perception with broad application to lighting and display, R&D, and production process and quality control throughout myriad industries. "
target: Zemax Development Corporation
ZEMAX is the software that optical engineers and designers around the world choose for lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design and many other applications. ZEMAX leads the industry in technical power, ease of use and proven accuracy.
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announced 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 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
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$4,500
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closed 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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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 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 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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closed 1/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Acusim Software, Inc.

synopsis: Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, has announced it has acquired ACUSIM Software, Inc. (ACUSIM). ACUSIM is a leading developer of massively scalable, high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver solutions.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
With a 25-year track record for product design, advanced engineering software, grid computing technologies and enterprise analytics solutions, Altair Engineering, Inc. consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. "
target: Acusim Software, Inc.
ACUSIM Software, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced and powerful computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver solutions. AcuSolve™ is a general-purpose, finite-element based flow solver that is highly differentiated by its robustness, fast speed and accuracy.
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closed 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 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 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

DNV GL - Software, acquired ComputIT

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

Vela Software, acquired Tecplot, Inc.

synopsis: Tecplot, Inc. announced that it has been acquired by Vela Software. Tecplot is a leading provider of visual data analysis software for engineers and scientists in the aerospace and oil & gas vertical markets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Vela Software
Vela Software acquires, manages, and builds mission-critical vertical market software companies that are located around the world. They work with their companies to improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and acquire businesses that can strengthen market positioning. "
target: Tecplot, Inc.
Tecplot software empowers engineers and scientists working with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to discover, analyze, and understand information in complex data. Brilliant images and animations can be exported to help you effectively communicate your results to others.
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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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announced 11/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: MultiMechanics, Inc.
MultiMechanics is a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle by virtually predicting failure in advanced materials.
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announced 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc.

synopsis: Germany-based Siemens will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc., a developer of software that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Atlas 3D will join Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its solutions will expand additive manufacturing capabilities in the Xcelerator portfolio of software.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Atlas 3D, Inc.
Atlas 3D, Inc. is a software developer that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Their Sunata software uses thermal distortion analysis to provide a simple, automated way to optimize part build orientation and generate support structures.
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announced 9/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Process Systems Enterprise

synopsis: Process Systems Enterprise, the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling (APM) software and services, announced that it plans to be acquired by Siemens AG and will be integrated into the Process Automation Business Unit of Siemens Digital Industries, an innovation leader in automation and digitalization.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Process Systems Enterprise
Process Systems Enterprise is the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling software and services. PSE’s advanced process models are used within digital R&D, design and operations in the process industries to help make fast, safe and more efficient decisions.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Industries, will purchase Design, Industry, Manufacturing Units from ESTEQ

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement to acquire ESTEQ's Design, Industry, and Manufacturing assets. These ESTEQ units distribute product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
seller: ESTEQ
ESTEQ's Design, Industry and Manufacturing units distributes product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services to a number of industries across South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired Electrocon International, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens announced the acquisition of the specialized software company Electrocon International Inc. (EII). EII, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Electrocon International, Inc.
Electrocon International Inc. (EII) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Lightwork Design Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software has entered into an agreement to acquire Sheffield, United Kingdom-based Lightwork Design, a computer software and technology licensing company specialising in 3D rendering software development and virtual reality (VR) experience generation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: Lightwork Design Ltd.
Lightwork Design is the world’s leading supplier of rendering solutions for advanced 3D Computer Graphics software developers. Lightworks provides customers with innovative and market-focused solutions for the creation of powerful and easy to use rendering applications.
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announced 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Mendix

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Mendix, a pioneer and leader in cloud native low code application development. Mendix will retain its distinct brand, culture and continue serving customers across the full range of industries with its unique platform and broad ecosystem and community.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Mendix
Mendix is the fastest and easiest platform to build and continuously improve mobile and web applications at scale. The only low-code software-as-a-service platform available, they help their customers digitize their operations by building, managing, and improving apps at unprecedented speed & scale.
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announced 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Factory, will purchase Machining Optimisation Software Products from OMAT Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Factory plans to take over products of OMAT Ltd., a supplier of software solutions for adaptive spindle feed control, improvement of tool life cycles and vibration analysis of spindles for the use with CNC controls. The software solutions offered by OMAT focus on optimizing the spindle feed during machine operation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Factory
The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of integrated hardware, software and technology-based services to support manufacturing companies in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products. "
seller: OMAT Ltd.
OMAT machining optimisation software products focus on optimizing the spindle feed during CNC machine operation. Their Adaptive Control & Monitoring (ACM), which significantly reduces the processing time of part programs, extends the life cycle of tools and avoids tool breakage.
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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 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH, acquired LOCOM Software GmbH

synopsis: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL), a leading provider of products for mail and baggage automation, has acquired LOCOM, a leading German provider of software and consulting services for logistics and supply chain management. LOCOM offers software for supply chain planning, transport management, warehouse optimization, and more.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL) is a leading provider of innovative products in mail and parcel automation as well as baggage and cargo handling at airports. SPPAL also offers comprehensive logistic software solutions that can be on-site on in the cloud. "
target: LOCOM Software GmbH
Established in 1988, LOCOM is a leading German provider of software and consulting services for logistics and supply chain management. LOCOM offers software for supply chain planning, transport management, warehouse optimization, tender management, and freight cost management.
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EV / rev
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announced 5/17/2018 via Market Watch

Siemens AG, will acquire J2 Innovations

synopsis: Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, will acquire J2 Innovations, a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. J2 Innovations' software framework is used for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: J2 Innovations
J2 Innovations is a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. Their Fluid Integration (FIN) platform is a next-generation software framework for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 3/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sothis Information Technologies, SL, will acquire Ininfa Soluciones Aplicadas SAL

synopsis: Sothis, an information technology company in Spain, will acquire Ininfa, a Spanish provider of IT consulting services. Ininfa specializes in developing and implementing industrial computing solutions, production management and traceability systems (MES), and Siemen's MES solution (Simatic IT).
buyer: Sothis Information Technologies, SL
Founded in 2008, Sothis is an information technology company in Spain that specializes in IBM, Microsoft, Siemens, Cisco, and SAP products. Sothis provides IT consulting services to the agri-food, pharmaceutical, chemical, construction, distribution, and automobile sectors. "
target parent: Siemens AG
target: Ininfa Soluciones Aplicadas SAL
Ininfa is a Spanish provider of IT consulting services. The company specializes in developing and implementing industrial computing solutions, production management and traceability systems (MES), and Siemen's MES solution (Simatic IT).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 11/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Solido Design Automation Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to semiconductor companies worldwide.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Solido Design Automation Inc.
Solido Design Automation Inc. is a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to technology companies worldwide, enabling them to design, verify, and manufacture more competitive products than ever before.
price ($mm)
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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:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Infolytica Corporation
Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation is one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide to predict EM and thermal performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire TASS International

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software, a global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, will acquire TASS International, a provider of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: TASS International
TASS International supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles. TASS offers a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire HaCon

synopsis: Siemens, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, is planning to acquire HaCon, a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: HaCon
HaCon is a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics. The company has been a successful player in the mobility business for 30 years.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens Healthineers, will acquire Medicalis

synopsis: Siemens Healthineers, a leading healthcare solutions provider worldwide, has signed an agreement to acquire Medicalis Corporation. Medicalis is a leading provider of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solutions at the point of order entry, Imaging Workflow (IW) management, and Referral Management (RM).
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Healthineers
Siemens Healthineers, a sector of Siemens AG, is a leading healthcare solutions provider worldwide. The company is known for bringing together innovative medical technologies, healthcare information systems, management consulting, and support services. "
target: Medicalis
Medicalis is a developer of radiology workflow solutions for the next generation in productivity, utilization and quality. Medicalis' Collaborative Workflow Solutions uses evidence-based knowledge to enhance productivity and optimize utilization to ensure high-quality, cost-effective healthcare.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
$1,142
EBITDA ($mm)
$184
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Siemens Healthineers, acquired Conworx Technology GmbH

synopsis: Siemens Healthineers, a separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG, announced the company is expanding its informatics capabilities for point-of-care testing with the acquisition of Conworx Technology GmbH, the Berlin-based developer of point-of-care device interfaces and data management solutions.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Healthineers
Siemens Healthineers, a sector of Siemens AG, is a leading healthcare solutions provider worldwide. The company is known for bringing together innovative medical technologies, healthcare information systems, management consulting, and support services. "
target: Conworx Technology GmbH
Since 1999, Conworx has been specializing in the development of Point of Care Testing (POCT) and other medical device interfaces for various instrument manufacturers. Their development team offers the know-how gained from years of experience in device networking and Point of Care Data Management.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

ST Imaging, acquired nextScan Inc.

synopsis: ST Imaging, a division of Digital Check Corporation and technology provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology, has acquired nextScan Inc., the industry's top manufacturer of high performance production Microfilm Scanners and Workflow Software Technology.
buyer parent: Digital Check Corporation
buyer: ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary all digital ST200 film scanner, changing the way library customers view film. "
target: nextScan Inc.
nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 10/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Vilant Systems Oy

synopsis: Turck has acquired a majority stake in Vilant Systems. Finland-based Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
buyer: Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, and connectivity products -- as well as interface technology, human-machine interfaces, and RFID systems -- Germany-based Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation applications. "
target: Vilant Systems Oy
Based in Finland, Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle. "
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications. "
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2008 via

Better Online Solutions Ltd., acquired Dimex Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Better Online Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd.
buyer: Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC:$0.00)
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components. "
target: Dimex Systems Ltd.
Dimex Systems Ltd. is a private Israeli company, established in 1988. Dimex is a leading integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection systems (AIDC) solutions based on RFID and Barcode technology.
price ($mm)
$0.96
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$9,551.30)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

NETGEAR, Inc., will acquire CP Secure, Inc.

synopsis: NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held CP Secure, Inc.
buyer: NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR:$1,321.23)
NETGEAR designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. NETGEAR's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications. "
target: CP Secure, Inc.
CP Secure, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of gateway content security appliances. The company protects all-sized organizations from network based malware through innovative technologies, effective products and solid support.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ingenico Group, acquired Think&Go NFC

synopsis: Ingenico Group, a global leader in seamless payment, announced the acquisition of Think&Go NFC, a company that develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
buyer: Ingenico Group (ENXTPA:ING:$3,337.79)
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, they deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. "
target: Think&Go NFC
Think&Go develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

Laurel Solutions, acquired Servelec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Laurel Solutions, a company that invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology, has acquired Servelec Technologies, a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software.
buyer parent: FFL Partners, LLC
buyer: Laurel Solutions
Laurel Solutions invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology. Their companies provide commercial and industrial hardware, software and connectivity solutions that improve productivity, safety, and environmental performance. "
target: Servelec Technologies Limited
Founded in 1977, Servelec Technologies is a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software. Their solutions provide complete end-to-end automation and optimization solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMR Group, will acquire N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMRT Holdings Bhd has proposed to acquire 64% of N’osairis Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd. N’osairis is principally involved in the provision of IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry.
buyer: SMR Group (KLSE:SMRT:$25.99)
SMR Group is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East. "
target: N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.
N’osairis provides IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry. Their M2M Management Platform enables customers to have oversight of their M2M connections.
price ($mm)
$1.19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2014 via Market Wire

Siris Capital Group, acquired Stratus Technologies Inc

synopsis: Stratus Technologies, the leading provider of availability solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC. Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on making control investments in data/telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies in North America. "
target: Stratus Technologies Inc
Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world. Stratus enables rapid deployment of always-on infrastructures, from enterprise servers to clouds, without any changes to applications.
price ($mm)
$352
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
$50
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
7.0x

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Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Vaisala provides observations for a better world. We are a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$376.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$56.46
EBIT ($mm)
$44.59
Net Income ($mm)
$34.34
Employees
1588
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Ticker: DB:SIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siemens AG
Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$96,231.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,503.60
EBIT ($mm)
$7,632.13
Net Income ($mm)
$5,732.96
Employees
385000
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Ticker: TSEC:2308
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delta Electronics
Delta Electronics
Delta Electronics is the world's largest provider of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans, as well as a major source for power management solutions, components, visual displays, industrial automation, networking products, and renewable energy solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$6,685.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$935.79
EBIT ($mm)
$652.76
Net Income ($mm)
$596.65
Employees
68000
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Ticker: CGNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cognex Corporation
Cognex Corporation
Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$798.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$228.21
EBIT ($mm)
$204.99
Net Income ($mm)
$207.71
Employees
2124
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Ticker: HRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation
Harris IT Services is a leading technology integrator-designing and sustaining secure systems and networks, and delivering actionable intelligence to advance government missions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$7,410.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,678.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,339.00
Net Income ($mm)
$336.00
Employees
21000
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: APKT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$274.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.53
EBIT ($mm)
$17.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,737.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,455.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,307.70
Net Income ($mm)
$926.20
Employees
23000
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Ticker: NRTLQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$4,088.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.00
EBIT ($mm)
$160.00
Net Income ($mm)
$488.00
Employees
12000
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: TSX:SW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless is the global leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions that simplify the connected world. They offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$651.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.36
EBIT ($mm)
$14.55
Net Income ($mm)
$20.39
Employees
1100
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Ticker: SWX:ASCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ascom Holding AG
Ascom Holding AG
Ascom is an international solutions provider with comprehensive know-how in healthcare workflows and telecommunications. The company is active in Wireless Solutions (a market leader for high-value, customer-specific on-site communication solutions and workflow optimization) and Network Testing.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$401.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.13
EBIT ($mm)
$10.48
Net Income ($mm)
$7.50
Employees
1712
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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