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Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Plaxis

synopsis: Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands.
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: Plaxis
Plaxis is a global market leader in geotechnical engineering software based on the finite element method, offering its applications to users in more than 100 countries worldwide. They are based in the Netherlands.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Headwave Inc. and Hue AS merged with Bluware,

synopsis: Bluware has merged with technology innovators Hue AS and Headwave Inc. Hue develops unique and tailored software and services to solve the most complex visualization and compute challenges for oil and gas. Headwave, Inc. is a US / Norwegian company, which provides Headwave 3, the first Third Wave geoscience software product.
buyer: Bluware
Bluware is a software consulting firm focused exclusively on the upstream oil and gas industry. Founded in 1987, they have worked with the world’s leading operators to create software solutions that maximize the contribution of geoscience disciplines to the business of finding and producing oil. "
target: Headwave Inc. and Hue AS
Hue develops unique and tailored software and services to solve the most complex visualization and compute challenges for oil and gas. Headwave, Inc. is a US / Norwegian company, which provides Headwave 3, the first Third Wave geoscience software product and Foundation for geoscience research.
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closed 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Bruker Corporation, acquired Yingsheng Technology Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Bruker announced that it has acquired the assets of Yingsheng Technology Pty Ltd. that relate to the 3rd generation Advanced Mineral Identification and Characterization System (AMICS) software package. AMICS is a highly innovative software platform for automated identification and quantification of mineral and synthetic phases.
buyer: Bruker Corporation (BRKR:$1,925.30)
Bruker Corporation is a global manufacturer of high-end analytical instruments used within the academic & government, pharma/biotech, clinical diagnostic, and industrial markets. It operates in the life science tools and diagnostic indsutry. "
target: Yingsheng Technology Pty Ltd.
Yingsheng Technology's Advanced Mineral Identification and Characterisation System (AMICS) is the latest software package that allows for the automated identification and quantification of minerals and synthetic phases.
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closed 2/5/2014 via GlobeNewswire

FEI, acquired Lithicon

synopsis: FEI, a leading instrumentation company providing imaging and analysis systems for research and industry, announced that it has acquired Lithicon AS of Trondheim, Norway and Canberra, Australia. Lithicon provides digital rock technology services and pore-scale micro computed tomography (microCT) equipment to oil and gas companies worldwide.
buyer: FEI (FEIC:$893.11)
FEI is a leading diversified scientific instruments company. It is a premier provider of electron- and ion-beam microscopes and solutions for nanoscale applications across many industries: industrial and academic materials research, life sciences, semiconductors, data storage, and more. "
target: Lithicon
Lithicon is the integration of Digitalcore and Numerical Rocks and is the leading provider of Digital Rock Technology to the Oil & Gas industry. Lithicon's analysis software provides quick and accurate predictions of petrophysical and multi-phase flow properties based on 2D and 3D rock images.
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closed 4/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Schlumberger, Ltd., acquired GEDCO

synopsis: Schlumberger announced that it has acquired GEDCO, a Calgary-based provider of integrated geophysical survey design software and services.
buyer: Schlumberger, Ltd. (SLB:$0.00)
Schlumberger is the world's leading oilfield services company supplying technology, information solutions and integrated project management that optimize reservoir performance for customers working in the oil and gas industry. "
target: GEDCO
Founded in 1990 and based in Calgary, Canada, GEDCO develops, sells, supports, and applies client-driven geophysical software solutions for the exploration sector.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Petrosys, acquired GLOBE Claritas

synopsis: Petrosys, the leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management solutions for petroleum E&P, has acquired GLOBE Claritas from GNS Science, a geoscience research institute in New Zealand. GLOBE Claritas is a seismic processing software solution in New Zealand that allows users to create or grow their seismic data processing capabilities.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Petrosys
Petrosys is the leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management software solutions for petroleum E&P. Their software suite produces high quality maps and surface models. It manages seismic, well, geoscience and other specialised data used in the search for oil and gas at over 300 sites. "
target parent: GNS Science
target: GLOBE Claritas
GLOBE Claritas is a seismic processing software solution in New Zealand. GLOBE Claritas allows users to create or grow their seismic data processing capabilities. Their solutions lets users test, compare, and check results more efficiently, increasing productivity and reducing risk.
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closed 12/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Emerson, acquired Paradigm Ltd.

synopsis: Emerson has completed its acquisition of Paradigm Ltd. Paradigm is a leading provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry. Paradigm helps natural resources companies increase confidence in their exploration and production decisions by providing an array of tools that allows for deeper insight into the subsurface.
buyer: Emerson (EMR:$18,061.00)
Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. They help process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect the environment. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Paradigm Ltd.
Paradigm is a leading provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry. Paradigm helps natural resources companies increase confidence in their exploration and production decisions by providing an array of tools that allows for deeper insight into the subsurface and reduces uncertainty.
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$510
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closed 6/19/2013 via BusinessWire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired Transform Software and Services, Inc.

synopsis: Drillinginfo Inc., the premier provider of decision-support technology for the upstream oil and gas industry, has acquired Denver-based Transform Software & Services Inc., the industry leader in analytic interpretation and modeling.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo, Inc. is the premier SaaS-based decision-support technology platform for the global upstream exploration and production industry, facilitating faster, smarter decisions. The company services more than 3,000 companies globally from its Austin, Texas-based headquarters. "
target: Transform Software and Services, Inc.
Transform Software and Services, Inc. is a recognized innovator in integrated seismic interpretation and reservoir analytics technology. Since 2004, Transform has dedicated its energy and resources to driving new and improved breakthroughs in interpretation and reservoir planning.
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closed 7/30/2012 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, JMI Equity, acquired Paradigm Ltd.

synopsis: Fox Paine and Company, LLC, a private equity investment and advisory boutique, announced that on July 30, 2012, it completed the sale of Paradigm, Ltd. to Apax Partners and JMI Equity. Paradigm is a multi-national company with a significant presence across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, China and Australasia.
buyer: Apax Partners
buyer: JMI Equity
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice or management of Apax Partners globally total around $30 billion. "
target parent: Fox Paine & Co.
target: Paradigm Ltd.
Paradigm's analytical and information management solutions extend across the most critical exploration and production disciplines from seismic processing and imaging, interpretation, modeling to reservoir characterisation, and well planning and drilling.
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$1,000
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closed 9/23/2010 via BusinessWire

Halliburton Company, acquired The Permedia Research Group

synopsis: Halliburton announced that it has acquired The Permedia Research Group: industry leading suppliers of petroleum systems modeling software and services. Permedia’s tools and expertise enable oil and gas companies to better assess exploration risk and manage the cost of developing deepwater, sub-salt and unconventional resource plays.
buyer: Halliburton Company (HAL:$0.00)
Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 50,000 employees in approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the life cycle of the reservoir. "
target: The Permedia Research Group
Permedia is the leading provider of petroleum systems analysis software, with emphasis on fast, high-resolution simulation of petroleum fluid flow within basin scale models and their relationships with reservoir fluid compositions, trap timing, trap filling and hydrocarbon type.
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closed 9/23/2010 via Market Wire

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired OpenSpirit Corporation

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc. announced that it has acquired OpenSpirit Corporation, a leading independent provider of data and application integration solutions for the exploration and production segment of the global oil and gas market.
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO Software Inc. provides enterprise software that helps companies achieve service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) success. TIBCO gives leading organizations around the world better awareness and agility–what TIBCO calls The Power of Now®. "
target: OpenSpirit Corporation
OpenSpirit is a provider of data and application integration software for oil and gas exploration and production companies. OpenSpirit's software products assist geologists and geophysicists in gathering data from multiple sources for determining the likelihood of finding oil, gas or condensates.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tally Energy Services, acquired DynaView

synopsis: Tally Energy Services, a company focused on North America shale development, has acquired DynaView, an integrated 3D modeling and monitoring platform. DynaView's platform reduces geological and petrophysical uncertainties to improve both drilling and well performance.
buyer: Tally Energy Services
Tally Energy Services is a company focused on North America shale development. With a solid buy and build strategy, Tally seeks innovative US companies in technical oilfield products and services with opportunities for growth, consolidation, and differentiation. "
target: DynaView
DynaView is an integrated 3D modeling and monitoring platform. The platform reduces geological and petrophysical uncertainties to improve both drilling and well performance. DynaView helps users reduce their project risk by allowing them to quickly establish optimal landing trajectories.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Vela Software, acquired Petrosys

synopsis: Vela Software, a company that acquires, manages, and builds mission-critical vertical market software businesses, has acquired Petrosys, the leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management software solutions for petroleum E&P. Petrosys's software suite produces high quality maps and manages data used in the search for oil and gas.
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: Petrosys
Petrosys is the leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management software solutions for petroleum E&P. Their software suite produces high quality maps and surface models. It manages seismic, well, geoscience and other specialised data used in the search for oil and gas at over 300 sites.
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closed 4/18/2013 via PE Hub

Bohemia Interactive Simulations, acquired TerraSim, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Company has added Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based TerraSim to its Bohemia Interactive Simulations platform. TerraSim delivers elite capabilities in automated terrain generation software.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Bohemia Interactive Simulations
Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) is a leading global provider of simulation technologies & integrated training solutions for military & civilian organizations. BISim has repeatedly delivered high fidelity, low cost, disruptive technology into the virtual, tactical military simulation domain. "
target: TerraSim, Inc.
TerraSim, Inc. develops advanced software solutions for geospatial technologies. Terrasim provides its customers with innovative products for the rapid creation of complex geospatial visualizations derived from a variety of geo-referenced source data.
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closed 10/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Seequent Limited, acquired Geoslope International Ltd.

synopsis: Seequent, a New Zealand-based developer of geoscience analysis, modelling, and collaborative technologies, has acquired GEOSLOPE, a Canadian company that creates integrated and geotechnical analysis software. GEOSLOPE is recognized worldwide by geotechnical engineers who use their GeoStudio suite for design, analysis, and decision making.
buyer: Seequent Limited
New Zealand-based Seequent is a global leader in the development of geoscience analysis, modelling, and collaborative technologies. Their solutions enable people to uncover valuable insights from data, ultimately making better decisions about earth, environment, and energy challenges. "
target: Geoslope International Ltd.
Geoslope is a Calgary-based company that creates integrated, geotechnical analysis software. The GeoStudio software suite, developed by Geoslope, allows for design and analysis and includes products for modelling slope stability, deformation, heat transfer, and groundwater flow in soil and rock.
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closed 8/11/2011 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Seismic Micro-Technology, Inc

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analysis, announced it has completed the closing of its acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT), a market leader for geoscience software. SMT's KINGDOM software allows geoscientists to focus on the analysis, not on managing the tools.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: Seismic Micro-Technology, Inc
Seismic Micro-Technology, Inc., a market leader for geoscience software, helps organizations find oil and gas faster. The company's KINGDOM software allows geoscientists to focus on the analysis, not on managing the tools.
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closed 10/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Halliburton Company, acquired Geo-Logic Systems, LLC

synopsis: Halliburton announced that it has acquired Geo-Logic Systems, LLC. Founded in 1983, Geo-Logic Systems is the leading provider of advanced structural interpretation, analysis and restoration software for complex geologic environments.
buyer: Halliburton Company (HAL:$0.00)
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 55,000 employees in approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the life cycle of the reservoir. "
target: Geo-Logic Systems, LLC
Geo-Logic Systems is the leading provider of advanced structural interpretation, analysis and restoration software for complex geologic environments.
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closed 4/11/2011 via PR Newswire

LMKR, acquired Velocity Manager

synopsis: LMKR, a global geoscience technology and consulting services provider, announced the acquisition of Velocity Manager, an advanced MS Windows-based software application for rapid depth conversion of time migrated seismic data from Cambridge Petroleum Software, LTD.
buyer: LMKR
LMKR provides mobile technology solutions, data services, geoscience and data management consulting solutions to oil and gas operators, geoscientists and investors in order to lower the risk associated with unconventional oil and gas exploration and production. "
target: Velocity Manager
Velocity Manager is an advanced MS Windows-based software application for rapid depth conversion of time migrated seismic data. Velocity Manager is particularly effective at quickly guiding geoscientists through the complex process of applying rigorous mathematical methodologies to challenging data.
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closed 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

KBC Advanced Technologies plc, acquired Infochem Computer Services Ltd

synopsis: KBC Advanced Technologies plc is pleased to announce it has purchased Infochem Computer Services Limited, a leading provider of specialised software and services to the upstream oil and gas industry. Infochem is a strong independent supplier of software and IP in the chemistry of oil and gas fluids.
buyer: KBC Advanced Technologies plc (KBCAT:$110.94)
KBC Advanced Technologies plc operates as an independent consulting, process engineering, and software company. It provides services to enhance operating performance of the oil and gas refining, petrochemical, and other process industries worldwide. "
target: Infochem Computer Services Ltd
Infochem is a strong independent supplier of software and IP in the chemistry of oil and gas fluids that enables accurate modelling of reservoir fluids to maximise production from reservoirs, into the well bore and production systems, as well as through related processing facilities.
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closed 7/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Premier Oilfield Laboratories, LLC, acquired NSI Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Premier Oilfield Laboratories, a multidisciplinary engineering and geological consulting company, has acquired NSI Technologies, LLC. NSI is a leading petroleum industry software and consulting firm specializing in one thing – the design, optimization, and execution of hydraulic fracturing treatments for operators worldwide.
buyer: Premier Oilfield Laboratories, LLC
Premier Oilfield Laboratories brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts who utilize breakthrough technologies and progressive approaches to help their clients understand how to better design exploration and exploitation strategies, optimize production, and mitigate risk. "
target: NSI Technologies, LLC
NSI Technologies, LLC (NSI) is a leading petroleum industry software and consulting firm specializing in one thing – the design, optimization, and execution of hydraulic fracturing treatments for operators worldwide.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Plaxis

synopsis: Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands.
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: Plaxis
Plaxis is a global market leader in geotechnical engineering software based on the finite element method, offering its applications to users in more than 100 countries worldwide. They are based in the Netherlands.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Citilabs

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Citilabs, provider of CUBE, global mobility simulation software, and Streelytics, mobility data and analytics software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: Citilabs
Citilab's CUBE simulation software provides world-leading predictive transportation technology. Citilab's Streetlytics provides mobility data and analytics on the moving population within the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Orbit Geospatial Technologies

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Belgium-based Orbit Geospatial Technologies, a global provider of 3D and mobile mapping software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: Orbit Geospatial Technologies
Belgium-based Orbit GT's offerings help users efficiently manage, process, and share very large amounts of imagery, point cloud, and 3D (mobile, oblique, terrestrial, UAS, indoor) mapping data for use with reality modeling and digital twins.
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closed 5/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Keynetix Ltd

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Keynetix, a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: Keynetix Ltd
Keynetix is a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data. Keynetix's HoleBASE SI solution is a geotechnical knowledge management system that helps users easily enter, analyze, and visualize site investigation data.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired SignCAD Systems Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators, has acquired SignCAD Systems, the leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for traffic sign design and manufacturing for the transportation industry.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: SignCAD Systems Inc.
SignCAD Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for traffic sign design and manufacturing for the transportation industry. Its SignCAD®, SignTRACK®, and ConeZONE® applications are used by cities, counties, engineering firms, manufacturers and state DOTs.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Bentley Systems, Inc., will acquire AIworx, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions, announced it has entered an agreement to acquire AIworx, Inc. AIwrox is a provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. They provide artificial intelligence and sensor technologies for the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: AIworx, Inc.
AIworx is a provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. They have been simplifying innovation by providing artificial intelligence and sensor technologies and services for the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors.
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closed 10/15/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Legion

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced the acquisition of leading pedestrian simulation software provider Legion, based in London and supporting more than half of the world’s 40 largest transit agencies.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Legion
Founded in 1997, Legion is a world-leading developer of pedestrian simulation software. The scientifically validated software accurately simulates and analyzes people’s step-by-step journey through rail/metro stations, stadia, shopping malls and airports.
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closed 10/15/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Agency9

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Agency9, a leading provider of web and mobile solutions for 3D visualization of geographic information and maps for collaboration and communication. Agency9 is based in Sweden.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Agency9
Agency9 is a leading provider of web and mobile solutions for 3D visualization of geographic information and maps for collaboration and communication. The company was established in 2003 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Synchro Software

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Synchro Software, headquartered in London, leader (and the market creator) in 4D construction modeling software, for scheduling and project management.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Synchro Software
Synchro Software, Ltd. provides digital construction software and services that improve the safety, reliability, predictability and quality of complex construction projects. Their 4D digital construction platform serves the global market.
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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 4/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Plaxis

synopsis: Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands.
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: Plaxis
Plaxis is a global market leader in geotechnical engineering software based on the finite element method, offering its applications to users in more than 100 countries worldwide. They are based in the Netherlands.
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closed 1/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired S-Cube Futuretech Pvt Ltd

synopsis: US based Bentley Systems has acquired Software products company S-Cube Futuretech Pvt Ltd. S-Cube was founded by Sajit V R Nair and Vishwas Date in 2004. It offers software solutions to the structural and civil engineering industry. The company has developed off-the-shelf products for automating structural planning and design.
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: S-Cube Futuretech Pvt Ltd
S-Cube offers software solutions to the structural and civil engineering industry. The company has developed off-the-shelf products for automating structural planning and design. Their constant endeavour at S-Cube is to achieve synergy in Software and Engineering solutions.
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announced 10/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., will purchase Water Modeling Software from ACTION Modulers

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ACTION Modulers’ water modeling software business based near Lisbon, Portugal.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
seller: ACTION Modulers
The acquisition includes the Water Modeling Software business of ACTION Modulers, a Portuguese consulting company that is mainly focused on numerical modeling, development of technological solutions and safety planning services.
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closed 11/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Comply Serve

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced that it has acquired the assets, colleagues, and services underlying ComplyPro, leading provider of UK-based managed services for requirements management of infrastructure capital projects.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Comply Serve
Comply Serve is the leading innovator in the field of progressive project assurance and has been developing assurance and compliance solutions, primarily for the infrastructure market, for more than 10 years.
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closed 9/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired e-on Software

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired e-on software. The company is a leader in the creation, simulation, and integration of natural 3D environments, with software development based in Paris, France.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: e-on Software
At e-on software, Digital Nature is not just a catchy buzzword, it's their passion, as they strive to deliver the most comprehensive, powerful, fun-to-use 3D Natural Scenery solutions to their equally passionate and creative users and customers.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired EADOC, LLC

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions forsustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired the business of Oakland, Calif.-based EADOC, LLC, provider of construction management cloud services.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: EADOC, LLC
EADOC, LLC provides of construction management cloud services. EADOC enables construction management professionals to track construction project documentation including design clarifications, inspectors’ daily reports, special inspections, memos, action items, deficiency items, and schedules.
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closed 2/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Acute3D

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired France-based Acute3D, provider of Smart3DCapture software for reality modeling.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Acute3D
Acute3D software automates the generation of high-resolution, fully-3D representations from digital photographs taken with any camera, whether highly specialized or embedded in a smartphone.
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closed 1/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired C3global

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired U.K.-based C3global, a provider of web-based Amulet software for operational analytics.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: C3global
C3global's predictive capabilities are relied on by large organisations to deliver measurable business value across their asset base. By using Amulet Predictive Analytics™, their powerful analytical toolset, they enable the prediction of impending operational events and recommends contigent actions.
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closed 9/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired SITEOPS

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc. announced that it has acquired SITEOPS a breakthrough site design optimization “software at your service.” SITEOPS uses cloud-based computing techniques to empower site development professionals to move beyond engineering to optioneering, which enables the exploration of engineering alternatives and their costs.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: SITEOPS
SITEOPS® is a patented optimization software for the land development industry. This software gives civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, and land developers the ability to review multiple conceptual design options for a site within hours instead of months.
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closed 10/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Ultramarine, Inc

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc., the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired the MOSES software business from Ultramarine, Inc., a privately owned professional organization which offers engineering services to the technical community.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: Ultramarine, Inc
Ultramarine's MOSES is the premier analysis and simulation software for complex projects involving the transportation and installation of offshore structures, including the launch of jackets and floatover of topsides.
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closed 11/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired EuResearch

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired EuResearch, provider of Microprotol – a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: EuResearch
EuResearch is the provider of Microprotol, a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
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closed 2/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired Sefaira

synopsis: Trimble announced the acquisition of London/New York based Sefaira Ltd., a leading developer of cloud-based software for the design of sustainable and high-performance buildings. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers now have the real-time analysis capabilities that enable them to practice Performance-Based Design.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,237.10)
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. "
target: Sefaira
Sefaira is a leader in software for high-performance building design. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers now have the real-time analysis capabilities that enable them to practice Performance-Based Design.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, purchased Twinmotion from Abvent Group

synopsis: Epic Games announced the acquisition of visualization tool Twinmotion. Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their building models into a compelling real-time experience.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
seller: Abvent Group
Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Computer-aided design (CAD) model into a compelling real-time experience.
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closed 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Kymdata Oy

synopsis: Turku-based CADMATIC Ltd has acquired Kymdata Ltd, a Finnish software company. Kymdata develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The acquisition expands CADMATIC's product portfolio and includes the entire share capital as well as Intellectual Property Rights to all of Kymdata’s CADS software and business agreements.
buyer parent: Elomatic Oy
buyer: Cadmatic
CADMATIC Ltd is a leading developer of digital and intelligent 3D-based design, engineering, and information management software developer and supplier for the marine, process, and energy industries. CADMATIC’s headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. "
target: Kymdata Oy
Finland-based Kymdata Ltd develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The company's main products are CADS Electric for industrial electrical/automation design and building electrification, CADS Hepac for HVAC design, and CADS House for architectural/structural design.
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closed 9/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired SITEOPS

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc. announced that it has acquired SITEOPS a breakthrough site design optimization “software at your service.” SITEOPS uses cloud-based computing techniques to empower site development professionals to move beyond engineering to optioneering, which enables the exploration of engineering alternatives and their costs.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: SITEOPS
SITEOPS® is a patented optimization software for the land development industry. This software gives civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, and land developers the ability to review multiple conceptual design options for a site within hours instead of months.
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closed 2/12/2016 via Company Press Release

SHD AG, acquired ArtiCAD

synopsis: SHD AG acquired the majority of the shares in British software specialist, ArtiCAD Holdings Ltd. ArtiCAD was founded in 1992 and specialises in the development and marketing of design software and custom technologies for the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom industry.
buyer: SHD AG
Since its foundation in 1983, SHD AG has focused on development and implementation of IT solutions for the kitchen and furniture retail channel, within which it holds a market leading position in the DACH region. "
target: ArtiCAD
ArtiCAD was founded in 1992 and specialises in the development and marketing of design software and custom technologies for the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom industry. Today, ArtiCAD is one of the leading players in the international market for visual planning software.
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closed 5/17/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Encore Software, Inc, acquired Punch! Software

synopsis: Navarre Corporation a publisher and leading distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products, announced that Encore Software, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired the assets of Punch! Software. Punch! Software has been a leading provider of home design and CAD software solutions.
buyer parent: Navarre Corporation
buyer: Encore Software, Inc
Navarre® Corporation is a publisher and distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products. The company publishes computer software in its Encore® subsidiary and produces animé video through its FUNimation Entertainment® subsidiary. "
target: Punch! Software
Punch! Software was founded in 1998 with the premise that 3D design software should be as fun to use as it is productive. Punch! provides separate and distinct sales and support services for the professional and the more casual user.
price ($mm)
$9.20
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closed 10/24/2018 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired Bricsys NV

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, has acquired Bricsys, a Belgian company that designs, builds and markets innovative Computer Aided Design (CAD) software worldwide. Bricsys' BricsCAD platform supports 2D/3D general, mechanical, and sheet metal design and building information modelling (BIM) in one system.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes. "
target: Bricsys NV
Bricsys is a Belgian company that designs, builds and markets innovative Computer Aided Design (CAD) software worldwide. Their BricsCAD platform supports 2D/3D general, mechanical, and sheet metal design and building information modelling (BIM) in one system.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 9/5/2017 via Financial Times

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire AVEVA Group plc

synopsis: AVEVA Group Plc will combine with Schneider Electric's industrial software business to create a global leader in engineering and industrial software. Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, their technology, software and services improve the way their customers manage and automate their operations. "
target: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$809.74)
Aveva is a leading global provider of engineering, design and information management software solutions. For almost 50 years, Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$278
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
0.0x
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0.0x
closed 8/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Central Innovation Pty Ltd, acquired Cadimage Group Limited

synopsis: Central Innovation has acquired 100% of the assets of Cadimage Group and Cadimage UK. Cadimage Group distributes, develops and supports a range of design and performance evaluating software for architects, engineers and construction companies that enhance design capability and reduce risk and cost.
buyer: Central Innovation Pty Ltd
Central Innovation sources, builds and advises on world-class design process solutions to the manufacturing and construction industries. They help their customers develop their design process and systems by deploying the world’s most capable design and 3D modelling software. "
target: Cadimage Group Limited
Cadimage Group distributes, develops and supports a range of design and performance-evaluating software for architects, engineers and construction companies that enhance design capability and reduce risk and cost.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Upverter

synopsis: Electronic design software company Altium Limited announced that it has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world's first fully-cloud, fully- collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter's entire team of engineers, including its CEO and Co-Founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium Limited is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. "
target: Upverter
Upverter is building browser-based electronic design tools focused on collaboration and usability. Specifically Upverter is building web-based, collaborative schematic capture and PCB layout software aimed at hobbyists, students and the open source hardware community.
price ($mm)
$5.56
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closed 9/23/2014 via BusinessWire

Stratasys Ltd., acquired GrabCAD

synopsis: Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of privately-held GrabCAD, Inc., a leading 3D CAD collaboration platform.
buyer: Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS:$688.10)
Stratasys Ltd., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. "
target: GrabCAD
GrabCAD is leading the Open Engineering movement, helping engineers get products to market faster by connecting people, content and technology. GrabCAD Workbench makes it easy for engineers to share files, work with partners and complete projects on time.
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closed 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., acquired Simulation Works, Inc.

synopsis: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc. has purchased Simulation Works, Inc. Simulation Works designs and develops the KUBRIX1® software used by design engineers and researchers in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, biomedical, petroleum and electronics industries to automate the more human-intensive and costly aspects of computer-aided engineering.
buyer: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.
Itasca International Inc. is an employee-owned engineering firm that solves hydrogeological, geomechanics, and microseismological problems in many fields including the mining, civil, petroleum, waste isolation, and environmental industries. "
target: Simulation Works, Inc.
Simulation Works designs software that automate the most human intensive and costly aspects of Mechanical Computer-Aided Engineering. Its products, KUBRIX® and the Rhino3D KUBRIX® Plug-in, serve the MCAE software and services market, and are used by engineers and researchers worldwide.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C., acquired Next Level Engineering Services, LLC

synopsis: Hawk Ridge Systems, a leading worldwide reseller of SolidWorks® 3D design solutions, has acquired Canadian SolidWorks Reseller, Next Level Engineering Services. With the addition of Next Level Engineering Services, Hawk Ridge Systems has become the principal SolidWorks Reseller in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
buyer: Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C.
Hawk Ridge Systems is a leading worldwide SolidWorks reseller and innovator in 3D CAD Design Solutions. Founded in 1996, Hawk Ridge Systems has the largest worldwide team of SolidWorks engineering professionals with 45 Certified SolidWorks Engineers. "
target: Next Level Engineering Services, LLC
Next Level Engineering Services is a Canadian SolidWorks Reseller.
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closed 10/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Firehole Technologies, Inc., purchased CompositePro Software from Peak Composites, Inc.

synopsis: Firehole Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced composite analysis and simulation, announced the acquisition of CompositePro from Peak Composites, Inc. The acquisition of CompositePro will allow Firehole to enhance and extend the composite design and analysis capabilities already available in the Helius portfolio.
buyer: Firehole Technologies, Inc.
Firehole Technologies supplies innovative computer-aided simulation software and services for composite materials to the aerospace, defense, automotive and energy industries. "
seller: Peak Composites, Inc.
Peak Composites (PCI) has been serving the composites industry since 1996 offering unique engineering solutions for composite material and structural applications. PCI customers number in the hundreds and include Boeing, NASA, Goodrich, Easton Sports, GE, and Halliburton.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Robobat

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Robobat for approximately $42.5 million in USD cash subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Robobat
Robobat writes and distributes market leading analysis, design and drafting software solutions for structural engineers that help clients to integrate the various facets of the structural engineering process, thereby improving accuracy, efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
$43
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired BitWyse Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced today it has acquired the assets of privately-held BitWyse Solutions, Inc. of Salem, Massachusetts in an all-cash transaction. BitWyse is a leading data management company specializing in 2D and 3D software applications for engineering and construction plant design. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,237.10)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: BitWyse Solutions, Inc.
BitWyse is a world leader in providing software that creates, manages, and integrates existing conditions and dimensional control data between data collection systems and engineering, design and viewing environments.
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closed 4/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Cranes Software International Limited, acquired Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation

synopsis: Cranes Software International Ltd., a global scientific and engineering software solutions provider, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation's (EMRC) U.S. operations. Cranes has agreed to pay a total consideration of US$ 1.5 million for EMRC, including its operations in India.
buyer: Cranes Software International Limited
Cranes Software is a global scientific & engineering products and solutions provider. The Company's business interests straddle products, services, RD in future technologies, training and high-end consultancy for engineers and scientist worldwide. "
target: Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation
For more than 29 years, EMRC has been one of the world leaders in engineering software and consulting. EMRC is a pioneer in the fields of finite element analysis and computer-aided-engineering.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets, including Graitec’s Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: GRAITEC
Advance Steel is specifically designed for structural engineers and steel detailers who require professional and easy-to-use BIM structural steel detailing software. Advance Concrete is a software that automates the creation of formwork plans, reinforcement drawings, bill of materials and NC files.
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announced 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tritech Group Limited, will acquire GeoSoft Pte Ltd

synopsis: Geosoft Pte Ltd, a developer of powerful and comprehensive engineering finite element analysis programs in the geotechnical field, will be acquired by Tritech, a company that focuses on high-technology oriented engineering products and services.
buyer: Tritech Group Limited (5G9:$54.79)
Tritech provides specialist engineering and ground and structural engineering services. They specialize in Geological Exploration, Site Investigation and Testing, Geotechnical and Structural Health Monitoring, and Geotechnical, Civil, Structural, Environmental, IT, and Project Management consulting."
target: GeoSoft Pte Ltd
Geosoft's products are designed for professional engineers, consultants and researchers, in the area of ground improvement, foundation engineering and tunnel construction. Their product, GeoFEA, is for 3D analysis of stress, deformation and pore-pressure variations in geotechnical engineering.
price ($mm)
$0.56*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Glodon Software Company Limited, acquired Progman Oy

synopsis: Progman Oy has been acquired by Glodon, a leading construction software company located in China. Progman Oy is a profitable company with its headquarters located in Rauma, Finland. Progman’s MagiCAD software solution has over 15 000 licenses in use by leading building services designers in over 45 countries worldwide.
buyer: Glodon Software Company Limited (SZSE:00241:$255.62)
Glodon is China’s leading construction software company with its headquarters located in Beijing. Glodon has over 3000 employees, with more than 40 branches covering the whole of China’s 32 provinces and regions. Glodon also has subsidiaries in Singapore, Hong Kong and USA. "
target: Progman Oy
Progman Oy is a software house specializing in products and services for the design of heating, piping, ventilation, sprinkler and electrical systems. Progman Oy is the leading developer and supplier of software for HVAC and electrical design in the Nordic countries.
price ($mm)
$24
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EV / rev
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Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$430.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.09
EBIT ($mm)
($1.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: JASDAQ:4734
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co. Ltd. is a publicly traded software development company in Japan. Being has developed several highly successful software programs since its establishment in 1984. Their products include civil construction estimating software, critical chain project management software, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$54.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.81
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.55
Employees
356
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