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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

KUKA AG, acquired Visual Components Oy

synopsis: KUKA acquires Visual Components and defines the next level in intelligent automation. Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. This simulation is to be added to the KUKA product portfolio and is an important component when it comes to designing the factory of the future.
buyer: KUKA AG (DB:KU2:$4,229.15)
KUKA is a global automation corporation. KUKA offers customers everything they need from a single source: from components and cells to fully automated systems for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, metalworking, logistics/e-commerce, healthcare and service robotics industries. "
target: Visual Components Oy
Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. Their software is used worldwide for important planning and decision-making processes. The company sets standards in the visualization and simulation of complete production processes.
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announced 4/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., will acquire SoilVision

synopsis: Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced the agreement to acquire soil engineering software provider SoilVision, based in Saskatchewan, Canada.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley is a leader dedicated to providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. Bentley applies information mobility to improve asset performance by leveraging information modeling. "
target: SoilVision
Founded in 1997, SoilVision has championed 3D conceptual design and analysis of slope stability, groundwater flow, stress/deformation, contaminant transport, thermal flows in saturated/unsaturated soils, and coupled processes for geotechnical engineers and hydrogeologists.
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 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:$1,390.62)
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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$85
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V.

synopsis: Cadmatic, a company that develops and supplies 3D design software and information management solutions for the plant and marine industries, has acquired Numeriek Centrum Groningen BV, a company that specializes in hull and steel design software.
buyer: Cadmatic
Cadmatic develops and supplies world-class 3D design software and information management solutions for the plant and marine industries. Their headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. They specialize in piping, outfitting and plant design software. "
target: Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V.
Numeriek Centrum Groningen (NCG) is a high tech software and service company which develops and markets the successful NUPAS-CADMATIC 3D software solution for the international shipbuilding industry. They specialize in hull and steel design software.
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closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

D2S, Inc., acquired Gauda

synopsis: D2S, a supplier of computational design platforms based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit (GPGPU) technologies, announced that it has acquired all assets of Gauda, Inc., a developer of GPGPU-based computational lithography acceleration technology headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
buyer: D2S, Inc.
D2S is a supplier of a computational design platform to based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit technologies. Their platform maximizes eBeam technology to reduce mask costs for both low- and high-volume applications. "
target: Gauda
Gauda is the first company to introduce the technology to accelerate computation for optical proximity correction using graphical processing units. It developed a new breed of algorithms that accelerate the most computation-intensive EDA applications.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

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

Hexagon AB, acquired MSC.Software Corporation

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a provider of information technologies that drive productivity across industrial enterprise applications, announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of MSC Software, a leading provider of computer-aided engineering solutions, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,306.29)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technologies that drive dynamic decision making across industrial and geospatial applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is a leading provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) solutions, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development. MSC's simulation analysis capabilities empower customers to optimise design for production.
price ($mm)
$834
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$230
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3.6x
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closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

GSE Systems, acquired EnVision Systems, Inc.

synopsis: GSE Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of real-time simulation and training solutions to the power, process, manufacturing and government sectors, has announced the acquisition of EnVision Systems, Inc., which provides interactive multi-media tutorials and simulation models, primarily to the petrochemical and oil & gas refining industries.
buyer: GSE Systems (GVP:$0.00)
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all of its major competitors combined. "
target: EnVision Systems, Inc.
EnVision’s tutorials and simulation models serve the rapidly growing entry-level training market for the oil & gas refining and specialty chemicals industries. EnVision’s products provide a foundation in process fundamentals and plant operations and interaction.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.20 [$0.65]
rev ($mm)
$3
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$0
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1.1x
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8.1x
closed 10/15/2009 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group and private investment firm Elliott Management Corp. have completed their acquisition of MSC Software Corp, a simulation and software services company.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. "
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC.Software is the global leader of enterprise simulation solutions, that help companies make money, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$383 [$234]
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$234
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$20
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1.0x
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12.0x
closed 1/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Algor, Inc.

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

ValueAct Capital Partners LP, will acquire MSC.Software Corporation

synopsis: MSC.Software Corp., a maker of mechanical computer-aided engineering software, said Monday that it received a letter from San Francisco-based ValueAct Capital Partners LP stating the firm's interest in taking MSC.Software private for $9 per share in cash.
buyer: ValueAct Capital Partners LP
ValueAct Capital, with offices in San Francisco and Boston and more than $5 billion in investments, seeks to make active strategic-block value investments in a limited number of companies. "
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC.Software is the global leader of enterprise simulation solutions, that help companies make money, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products.
price ($mm)
$310
rev ($mm)
$253
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1.2x
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closed 2/17/2015 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired Simufact Engineering

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

AspenTech, acquired SolidSim Engineering

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, announced it has acquired SolidSim Engineering GmbH, a leading provider of solids process modeling software, based in Hamburg, Germany.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
Aspen Technology, Inc. provides Aspen ProfitAdvantageTM, a comprehensive solution for maximizing profit opportunities throughout the process industry value chain – from the supply of raw materials, through the production of goods, to the delivery of final products to customers. "
target: SolidSim Engineering
SolidSim is a leading supplier of Microsoft Windows based flowsheet simulation software for solids processes in the chemicals, energy, food, mining and process equipment industries.
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

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

MicroMax, Inc. merged with Danlaw Inc.,

synopsis: Danlaw, Inc., a global provider of automotive electronics and embedded engineering services, announced it has acquired embedded software tool maker and services provider MicroMax, Inc. Upon completion of this merger, the companies will comprise North America's most innovative and comprehensive automotive embedded software solutions provider.
buyer: Danlaw Inc.
Danlaw's 300+ engineering professionals have been providing automotive embedded electronics solutions to OEM's and their Tier-1 supply base for over 28 years. Their customers include Automotive OEMs, automotive electronics suppliers, fleet and automotive insurance companies worldwide. "
target: MicroMax, Inc.
MicroMax, Inc. is an embedded software tool maker and services provider for large and mid-sized companies that design and manufacture electronic controls systems. Their services and products are targeted to model-based development processes as well as traditional software development processes.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 10/20/2015 via BusinessWire

ARM Ltd., acquired Carbon Design Systems

synopsis: ARM has acquired the product portfolio and other business assets of Carbon Design Systems (Carbon). The company is a leading supplier of cycle-accurate virtual prototyping solutions, to deliver design optimization, time-to-market and cost-efficiency gains for its partners.
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs technology at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. We are enabling the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. "
target: Carbon Design Systems
Carbon Design Systems is the leading provider of system level modeling and validation tools for complex SoC design.
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closed 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Rocketick Technologies

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rocketick Technologies Ltd., an Israel based pioneer and leading provider of multicore parallel simulation. The Rocketick solution is proven and used by numerous marquee systems and semiconductor companies in the mobile, server and graphics domains.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$1,738.59)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays a role in integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment and computer systems."
target: Rocketick Technologies
Rocketick's market-leading technology achieves linear speed-up by parallelizing simulation on standard x86-based multicore servers, providing automated partitioning across designs and testbenches, and the flexibility to direct simulations to server farm resources ranging from one to 64 cores.
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closed 9/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired VR Context

synopsis: Technology products, systems, services and solutions provider, Siemens, acquired software company, VRcontext International, in a bid to expand its industrial software portfolio. VRcontext is known for its 3D visualisation and training software.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$95,944.54)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. "
target: VR Context
VRcontext was founded in June 2000, with the goal of developing and selling virtual reality software. VRcontext was created as a spin-off of the virtual reality team at Tractebel Energy Engineering. In the past few years, this team has developed virtual reality projects for major industry players.
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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

KUKA AG, acquired Visual Components Oy

synopsis: KUKA acquires Visual Components and defines the next level in intelligent automation. Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. This simulation is to be added to the KUKA product portfolio and is an important component when it comes to designing the factory of the future.
buyer: KUKA AG (DB:KU2:$4,229.15)
KUKA is a global automation corporation. KUKA offers customers everything they need from a single source: from components and cells to fully automated systems for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, metalworking, logistics/e-commerce, healthcare and service robotics industries. "
target: Visual Components Oy
Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. Their software is used worldwide for important planning and decision-making processes. The company sets standards in the visualization and simulation of complete production processes.
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Körber AG, acquired Connyun GmbH

synopsis: Körber has acquired IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) specialist Connyun to further strengthen its digital competence. Karlsruhe, Germany-based Connyun GmbH is focused on IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Cloud Software, Connectivity, Big Data Technology and Data Science as well as Industry 4.0 consulting.
buyer: Körber AG
Körber AG is the holding company for an international technology Group with approx. 12,000 employees around the world. The Group comprises leading-edge technology companies and more than 130 production, service, and sales entities. "
target parent: KUKA AG
target: Connyun GmbH
Karlsruhe, Germany-based Connyun GmbH is a provider of an Industry 4.0 Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution. Connyun is focused on IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Cloud Software, Connectivity, Big Data Technology and Data Science as well as Industry 4.0 consulting.
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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

KUKA AG, acquired Visual Components Oy

synopsis: KUKA acquires Visual Components and defines the next level in intelligent automation. Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. This simulation is to be added to the KUKA product portfolio and is an important component when it comes to designing the factory of the future.
buyer: KUKA AG (DB:KU2:$4,229.15)
KUKA is a global automation corporation. KUKA offers customers everything they need from a single source: from components and cells to fully automated systems for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, metalworking, logistics/e-commerce, healthcare and service robotics industries. "
target: Visual Components Oy
Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. Their software is used worldwide for important planning and decision-making processes. The company sets standards in the visualization and simulation of complete production processes.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Swisslog, acquired Talyst, Inc.

synopsis: Swisslog Healthcare, a leading supplier of medication supply chain solutions and services, has acquired Talyst Systems, LLC, a leader in pharmacy automation solutions for hospitals and long-term care facilities. Talyst's Acute Care products provide medication management across entire health systems to offer greater inventory control.
buyer parent: KUKA AG
buyer: Swisslog (SWX:SLOG:$702.30)
Swisslog designs, develops and delivers best-in-class automation solutions for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. They offer integrated systems and services from a single source – from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. "
target: Talyst, Inc.
Talyst is a provider of medication management solutions to hospitals and long-term care organizations. Their Acute Care products provide enterprise-wide medication management across entire health systems to offer greater inventory control, enhanced workflow efficiency and improved patient safety.
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15,300 [$14,700]
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
41.0x
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117.6x
closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired TechMass

synopsis: TeamSystem, the Italian leader in digital business management solutions, has acquired a majority stake in TechMass, a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the Italian leader in digital business management solutions. TeamSystem provides solutions for enterprises, craftspeople, accountants, business consultants, lawyers, property managers and associations. They offer solutions for ERP, accounting, CRM, document management, and more. "
target: TechMass
TechMass is a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance. TechMass enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the efficiency of their production floor.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Hartford Steam Boiler, acquired Meshify

synopsis: Hartford Steam Boiler, part of Munich Re, announced it has acquired Meshify, a startup with technology that connects disconnected devices through the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The acquisition supports HSB’s IoT strategy of providing services and technology to help businesses and insurers improve operations and prevent or reduce loss.
buyer parent: Munich Re Group
buyer: Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a member of Munich Re’s Risk Solutions family since 2009, is a leading specialty insurer providing equipment breakdown, other specialty coverages, inspection services and engineering-based risk management that set the standard for excellence worldwide. "
target: Meshify
Meshify has developed software and communication hardware to operate in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT). The solution allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and service providers to convert existing devices to internet-connected products quickly and efficiently.
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announced 3/16/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$256.29)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
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1.0x
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closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$5,590.90)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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closed 4/4/2013 via PR Newswire

American Paper Optics, Inc., acquired Jaco-Bryant Printers, Inc.

synopsis: American Paper Optics, LLC announced the acquisition of the assets and stock of Jaco-Bryant Printers , Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee. Jaco-Bryant is the largest vendor of American Paper Optics. Jaco-Bryant has helped the success and growth of American Paper Optics on their way to selling over two billion pairs of 3D glasses worldwide.
buyer: American Paper Optics, Inc.
American Paper Optics, LLC is the world's leading manufacturer of 3D glasses, operating from a 28,000 square foot plant in Bartlett, Tennessee. American Paper Optics has made numerous successful acquisitions including competitors and optical technologies. "
target: Jaco-Bryant Printers, Inc.
Jaco-Bryant Printers is the printing vendor of American Paper Optics, LLC. American Paper Optics supplies Jaco-Bryant with special paper board and production files, while Jaco-Bryant prints the sheets with excellent precision and quality, and then converts them into paper 3D glasses.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, purchased Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) from AuthenTec, Inc.

synopsis: INSIDE Secure announced it has completed the acquisition of Embedded Security Solutions (ESS). ESS, an asset of AuthenTec, Inc, is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property (IP) and software for a variety of industries, including the mobile and networking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
seller parent: Apple, Inc.
seller: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s Embedded Security Solutions is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property and software for a variety of industries.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$25
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1.8x
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announced 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire Verivue, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Verivue announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Verivue. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's Aura Network Solutions and accelerate Akamai's time to market in providing a comprehensive, licensed content delivery network solution for network operators.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: Verivue, Inc.
Headquartered in Westford, MA, Verivue, Inc. develops and markets high-performance IP platforms that enable network operators to distribute, deliver and control enormous amounts of IP-based media traffic across a growing and diverse number of end devices.
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$31
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closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
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closed 6/4/2012 via Market Wire

Ixia, acquired Anue Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Anue Systems, Inc., a leading developer of network visibility solutions. Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks.
buyer: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises and government agencies use Ixia's industry-leading test and simulation platforms to design and validate a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE networking equipment and networks. "
target: Anue Systems, Inc.
Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks. The Anue Systems Net Tool Optimizer™ provides complete network visibility into physical and virtual networks, improves network security and optimizes monitoring tool efficiency.
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