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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Modelon GmbH

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced its acquisition of Modelon GmbH, expert in “ready-to-experience” content for systems modeling and simulation which are strategic to transform the transportation and mobility industry.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,061.43)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target parent: Modelon AB
target: Modelon GmbH
Modelon GmbH’s proprietary, multi-physics modular and reusable content—based on the Modelica open standard modeling language—brings industries beyond digital mock up to deliver functional mock up, transforming the engineering and experimentation of connected vehicles.
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closed 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
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$4,500
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$1,142
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$184
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closed 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Symtavision GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services focused on scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
target: Symtavision GmbH
Symtavision® provides market-leading tools and associated consulting/engineering services for system-level timing design and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools are used extensively in automotive electronics with support provided for key industry standards and automotive sectors.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired PRESTO Software

synopsis: ESI, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services, has acquired PRESTO Software from Amoeba Technologies, Inc. PRESTO software offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concern for the electronics industry.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: PRESTO Software
‘PRESTO’ software from AMOEBA offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concerns for the electronics industry.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired KPIT medini Technologies AG

synopsis: ANSYS announced that it has acquired Berlin-based KPIT medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering. Its flagship solution, medini™ analyze, implements core functional safety analysis activities and integrates them with existing workflows.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group announced the acquisition of CyDesign Labs, a company that owns a disruptive proprietary technology for advanced product design. Their platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
target: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product.
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closed 5/10/2017 via PR Web

D3 Technologies, purchased Autodesk Manufacturing, Plant & DataWorks Business from MasterGraphics, Inc.

synopsis: D3 Technologies, a leader in Autodesk Manufacturing Solutions, announced the acquisition of the Autodesk Manufacturing & Plant business assets of MasterGraphics including DataWorks MGI, the division of MasterGraphics focused on Autodesk Product Data Management and Lifecycle solutions (PDM/PLM).
buyer: D3 Technologies
D3 Technologies is a consulting company that partners with manufacturers to help them leverage the latest in engineering technologies to design their products better and bring them to market faster. D3 is one of the largest and most accomplished Autodesk Manufacturing Partners in North America. "
seller: MasterGraphics, Inc.
The acquisition includes the Autodesk Manufacturing & Plant business assets of MasterGraphics including DataWorks MGI, the division of MasterGraphics focused on Autodesk Product Data Management and Lifecycle solutions (PDM/PLM).
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closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

SolidCAD, purchased Autodesk Business Unit from IRISCO du Québec Inc.

synopsis: Cansel announced that it has acquired the Autodesk operations of IRISCO and that it will unite these operations with the existing Cansel/SolidCAD operations. IRISCO, an Autodesk Gold Partner, has been a long-standing Autodesk reseller offering products and services to design, develop and implement IT solutions for manufacturing companies.
buyer parent: Cansel
buyer: SolidCAD
SolidCAD, a Cansel company, is an Autodesk Platinum software reseller and professional services company. They specialize in technology that supports multiple industries including Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Media & Entertainment. "
seller: IRISCO du Québec Inc.
IRISCO du Québec Inc.'s Autodesk Business unit has been a long-standing Autodesk reseller offering products and services to design, develop and implement IT solutions for manufacturing companies across the Quebec province of Canada.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Web

D3 Technologies, purchased Autodesk Manufacturing & Plant Business from PacifiCAD

synopsis: D3 Technologies, a leading reseller of Autodesk Manufacturing Solutions, has acquired the Autodesk manufacturing & plant business assets of PacifiCAD, Inc., an Autodesk solutions and services provider. PacifiCAD is an Autodesk Gold Partner and Authorized Value Added Reseller and Training Center for the Manufacturing, Plant, and AEC industries.
buyer: D3 Technologies
D3 Technologies is a consulting company that partners with manufacturers to help them leverage the latest in engineering technologies to design their products better and bring them to market faster. D3 is one of the largest and most accomplished Autodesk Manufacturing Partners in North America. "
seller: PacifiCAD
PacifiCAD's Manufacturing & Plant Business provides Autodesk solutions and services for the Manufacturing & Plant industries. PacifiCAD is an Autodesk Gold Partner and Authorized Value Added Reseller and Training Center that provides CAD software, support, implementation, training and certification.
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closed 2/22/2016 via PR Newswire

Applied Software, acquired Tekni Group

synopsis: Applied Software, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, Construction and Manufacturing industries, announced the acquisition of Tekni, a reseller of Autodesk software for the manufacturing marketplace. Tekni help companies deploy Autodesk Digital Prototyping solutions, enabling data management and collaboration throughout their operations.
buyer: Applied Software
Applied Software is a premier, full-service systems integrator firm serving the AEC and manufacturing industries, as well as a leading Building Information Modeling services provider. The firm has helped clients achieve competitive advantage through its broad range of world-class solutions. "
target: Tekni Group
Tekni, a reseller of Autodesk software for the manufacturing marketplace, has focused on helping companies successfully deploy Autodesk Digital Prototyping solutions, enabling data management and collaboration throughout their operations, from concept to product production.
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closed 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Applied Software, acquired Enceptia

synopsis: Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, Construction and Manufacturing industries, announced the acquisition of Enceptia® (formerly known as DC CADD), a design technology firm that provides innovative solutions to building, fabrication, infrastructure and manufacturing companies.
buyer: Applied Software
Applied Software is a premier, full-service professional services firm serving the AEC and manufacturing industries, as well as a leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) services provider and one of the largest Autodesk partners in the Southeastern United States. "
target: Enceptia
Enceptia is a design technology consulting firm providing innovative software solutions and services to the building, infrastructure and manufacturing industries.
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closed 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

GRAITEC, acquired Total CAD Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Graitec, an international software developer of BIM, CAD and structural analysis solutions, and global Autodesk Reseller across AEC and MFG sectors, announced that it acquired 100% shares of Total CAD Systems, Inc. Total CAD brings over 200 years of collective industry knowledge, with first class quality service and high customer satisfaction.
buyer: GRAITEC
Graitec is a leading provider of the most seamless, complete and professional CAD and Structural Engineering Design software solution for the construction industry. Graitec provides cutting edge technology solutions improving customers’ business activities and design processes. "
target: Total CAD Systems, Inc.
Total CAD Systems is an Autodesk Platinum Partner. Driven by their founding principles of Integrity, Professionalism and Dependability, Total CAD offers a variety of Autodesk Solutions and services, including: consultation, implementation, training, and technical support.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Autoform, acquired Triboform Engineering B.V.

synopsis: TriboForm, a company offering software solutions for the simulation of friction, lubrication and wear, has joined AutoForm. TriboForm’s expertise in the field of tribology provides a new dimension to sheet metal forming simulation. The integration of TriboForm’s technology into AutoForm software will bring substantial benefits to AutoForm users.
buyer: Autoform
AutoForm offers software solutions for the die-making and sheet metal forming industries along the entire process chain. AutoForm is recognized as the leading provider of software for product manufacturability, tool and material cost calculation, die face design and virtual process optimization. "
target: Triboform Engineering B.V.
TriboForm is a unique software solution for the simulation of tribology and friction in metal forming processes. The one-step integration within commercial simulation packages enables faster and more accurate metal forming simulations with enriched capabilities.
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announced 11/8/2012 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire LMS International

synopsis: Siemens announced the intent to acquire LMS International, a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software. The business activities of LMS will be integrated into the Siemens PLM Software business unit, creating a portfolio of products that will provide manufacturing companies with a next-generation product development environment.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. "
target: LMS International
LMS is an engineering innovation partner for companies in the automotive, aerospace and other advanced manufacturing industries. With 30 years of experience, LMS helps customers get better products to market faster and turn superior process efficiency into key competitive advantages.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 9/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Ellexus Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC), has acquired UK-based Ellexus, a leading input/output (I/O) analysis tool, which helps customers find and address issues quickly, improving speed accuracy and cloud readiness.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Ellexus Ltd.
UK-based Ellexus is a leading input/output (I/O) analysis tool, which helps customers with finding and addressing issues quickly, improving speed accuracy, and cloud readiness. The Ellexus software products, Mistral and Breeze, are used for I/O diagnostics, optimization, and dependency detection.
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closed 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Univa Corporation

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC), announced the acquisition of Univa, a leading innovator in enterprise-grade workload management, scheduling, and optimization solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Univa Corporation
Univa is a leading innovator in enterprise-grade workload management, scheduling, and optimization solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud.
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closed 7/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired S&WISE Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing (HPC), and data analytics, announced the acquisition of S&WISE Co., Ltd., a Seoul-based leading provider of polyurethane foaming simulation. S&WISE accurately simulates the injection, foaming, and gelling processes.   
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: S&WISE Co., Ltd.
S&WISE Co., Ltd. is a Seoul-based leading provider of polyurethane foaming simulation. S&WISE accurately simulates the injection, foaming, and gelling processes, accounting for the important effects of chemical reactions during the process.
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closed 5/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., purchased Wrap Software Business from WRAP International AB

synopsis: Altair has announced the acquisition of the WRAP software business from Swedish company WRAP International AB. WRAP software covers a wide range of applications with focus on controlling radio spectrum assets for maximum utilization, including radio planning, interference, and coverage calculations.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
seller: WRAP International AB
WRAP software covers a wide range of applications with focus on controlling radio spectrum assets for maximum utilization, including radio planning, interference, and coverage calculations. WRAP is a world-leading software technology for spectrum management and radio network planning.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired newFASANT

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, has acquired newFASANT, a Spanish provider of electromagnetic simulation software. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and radar cross section analysis.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: newFASANT
newFASANT is a Spanish provider of electromagnetic simulation software. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and placement, radar cross section (RCS) analysis, automotive V2V/ADAS, and infrared/thermal signatures.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired EDEM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of DEM Solutions, makers of EDEM, the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: EDEM
EDEM is the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation. Powered by state-of-the-art Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) technology, EDEM accurately simulates and analyzes the behavior of bulk materials such as coal, mined ores, soil, tablet, and powders.
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Polliwog Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SEAM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, announced the acquisition of Cambridge Collaborative’s SEAM. SEAM software provides a method of analysis that is well-suited for studying the dynamic response of complex structures at mid and high frequencies.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target parent: Cambridge Collaborative, Inc
target: SEAM
Cambridge Collaborative's SEAM® software provides a method of analysis that is particularly well-suited for studying the dynamic response of complex structures at mid and high frequencies. SEAM is used to predict interior noise and vibration, radiated noise and vibroacoustic environments.
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closed 11/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Datawatch Corporation

synopsis: Altair, a product design and development, engineering software and cloud computing software company, has acquired Datawatch, the data intelligence provider with market leading enterprise data preparation, predictive analytics and visualization solutions that fuel business analytics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: Datawatch Corporation (DWCH:$40.30)
Datawatch Corporation is the data intelligence provider with market leading enterprise data preparation, predictive analytics and visualization solutions that fuel business analytics.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire CANDI Controls

synopsis: Altair has acquired all of the intellectual property assets of California-based CANDI Controls, Inc. Founded in 2009 with significant start-up capital, CANDI developed a modern platform which supports multiple data protocols for edge gateway computers to communicate with a constellation of IoT devices.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: CANDI Controls
CANDI Controls located in Oakland, CA connects devices and data in mainstream commercial buildings to cloud-based services for energy and facilities management. CANDI enables IoT administrative services, data gathering, mobile apps, API integration, web portals and gateways.
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closed 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Runtime Design Automation

synopsis: Altair has acquired Runtime Design Automation, a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Runtime Design Automation
Runtime Design Automation is a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
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closed 9/14/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Componeering Inc.

synopsis: Altair, a developer of simulation technology, has acquired Componeering Inc., a Helsinki, Finland-based technology company specializing in structural analysis and design of composite structures. Componeering is the developer of ESAComp composites simulation software.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. "
target: Componeering Inc.
Componeering Inc., is a Helsinki, Finland-based technology company specializing in structural analysis and design of composite structures. They are the developer of ESAComp composites simulation software.
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closed 6/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Carriots

synopsis: Altair has acquired Carriots S.L, an Internet of Things (IoT) technology company based in Spain. The company is the developer of Carriots®, a complete IoT application enablement platform (AEP) to rapidly connect and manage devices, collect and analyze data, and build intelligent applications together with enterprise business systems.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. "
target: Carriots
Carriots is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology company. The company is the developer of Carriots®, a complete IoT application enablement platform (AEP) to rapidly connect and manage devices, collect and analyze data, and build intelligent applications together with enterprise business systems.
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closed 5/24/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired MODELiiS

synopsis: Altair, a company focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance, has acquired MODELiiS, a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools based in Grenoble, France.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. "
target parent: EASii IC
target: MODELiiS
MODELiiS is a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools based in Grenoble, France. Their main products simulate C code behavior for various chips and include a very high-performance SPICE circuit simulator.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Polymorph merged with EMSS S.A. Ltd.,

synopsis: Mobile and Internet of things (IOT) app start-up Polymorph has merged with Stellenbosch-based EMSS Group. Polymorph develops mobile and IOT apps for a range of blue-chip clients, including Barclays, Capitec, Shoprite and HealthQ Technologies.
buyer parent: Altair Engineering Inc.
buyer: EMSS S.A. Ltd.
EMSS specialises in the field of electromagnetic simulation software and services. They develop internationally recognised products and consult to various large enterprises. Their R&D department designs and produces highly specialised RF equipment and antennas. "
target: Polymorph
Polymorph works smart to co-create and build mobile and IoT apps and solutions that deliver value for their clients and their customers. Polymorph has developed mobile and IOT apps for a range of blue-chip clients, including Barclays, Capitec, Shoprite and HealthQ Technologies.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Solid Iris Technologies

synopsis: Altair has acquired Solid Iris Technologies, a Greece-based technology company specializing in photorealistic rendering and visualization. The companies have built a relationship in the past, with Altair using Solid Iris' Thea Render technology to provide rendering functionality in its solidThinking Evolve concept design software.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Founded in 1985, Altair is focused on the development and application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. "
target: Solid Iris Technologies
Solid Iris Technologies is a leading company in providing solutions of photo-realistic rendering and visualization, with many years of expertise in the field. It has been formed as a limited liability company in 2012 and it has been expanding ever since.
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closed 5/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Cedrat SA

synopsis: Altair has completed the acquisition of Cedrat SA and its New York-based wholly-owned subsidiary, Magsoft Corporation, expanding its electromagnetic and thermal simulation capabilities. With over 35 years of experience in electrical engineering, Cedrat is a leader in the field of simulating low frequency electromagnetics for electric motor design.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Cedrat SA
Cedrat simulation software solutions include a wide range of electrical and mechatronic engineering applications to meet most user profiles. Suitable for R&D, design and optimisation, their software solutions provide the most accurate analysis of devices and systems.
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closed 4/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired AWE Communications GmbH

synopsis: Altair has acquired AWE Communications GmbH (AWE) based in Gärtringen, Germany. AWE was founded in 1998 as a spin-off from the University of Stuttgart and the main focus has been the development of the WinProp Software Suite for wave propagation and radio network planning.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: AWE Communications GmbH
AWE Communications GmbH's main focus was the development of software tools for wave propagation and radio network planning. The headquarters of AWE were located in Gärtringen, Germany and the R&D and sales team were part of the Software Centre in Böblingen, Germany.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 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:$3,424.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Robobat
Robobat writes and distributes market leading analysis, design and drafting software solutions for structural engineers that help clients to integrate the various facets of the structural engineering process, thereby improving accuracy, efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
$43
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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:$3,255.00)
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
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closed 1/6/2016 via Reuters

Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH, acquired Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH

synopsis: Nemetschek ag, a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry, has sold its 70% stake in Glaser -isb cad- programmsysteme gmbh, a company that develops programs and graphic solutions for structural engineering, to its CEO.
buyer: Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH
Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH designs and develops programs and graphic solutions for structural engineering. The company is based in Wennigsen, Germany. "
target parent: Nemetschek
target: Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH
Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH designs and develops programs and graphic solutions for structural engineering. The company is based in Wennigsen, Germany.
price ($mm)
$2.16*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2013 via Company Press Release

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired CSC World

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held CSC (UK) Ltd. headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom from ISIS Equity Partners LLP and senior management. CSC's products include software solutions for the analysis and design of steel and concrete buildings.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,255.00)
Trimble Navigation Limited 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, and more. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: CSC World
CSC has been an innovative structural software and technical support provider to structural engineers for more than 35 years. Thousands of engineers across the globe choose CSC software for their structural design calculations, general analysis, and steel and concrete building design.
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closed 10/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Elsys

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of Elsys, an innovative provider of interactive electrical engineering and disruptive multi-discipline generative schematics solutions. Elsys generative technology enables the automatic creation of millions of 2D schematics from functional-logical master data.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,061.43)
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. "
target: Elsys
Elsys provides innovative software and services to industries which develop products combining mechanical and electrical technologies and require specialized electrical diagram, bundle and harness design, and wiring applications.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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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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announced 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SolidWorks Corp., will acquire Elecworks

synopsis: The French company Trace Software International announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of elecworks™, the software for designing electrical and automation projects, to Dassault Systèmes Solidworks, the world leader in 3D solutions.
buyer parent: Dassault Systemes
buyer: SolidWorks Corp.
Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let users create, simulate, publish, and manage their data. SolidWorks products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help users design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. "
target parent: Trace Software
target: Elecworks
Elecworks, the French new electromechanical integrated design solution, not only helps electrical engineers produce schematic designs efficiently, but also provides them with a better design structure and true 3D models of the actual arrangements.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
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announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire IGE+XAO Group

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will acquire the IGE+XAO Group through its subsidiary Schneider Electric Industries SAS. The IGE+XAO Group designs, produces, sells, and supports a range of Computer Aided Design, Product Lifecycle Management and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$30,513.92)
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: IGE+XAO Group (ENXTPA:IGE:$35.72)
For over 31 years, the IGE+XAO Group has been a software publisher designing, producing, selling and supporting a range of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
price ($mm)
$219
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,399.76)
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: Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.
Gold Standard Simulations is a provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization of advanced process nodes. GSS is the leader in physical simulation of statistical variability, statistical compact model extraction and generation and statistical circuit simulation.
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closed 1/8/2007 via BusinessWire

FISHER/UNITECH, acquired Solid Insight

synopsis: FISHER/UNITECH, a leading engineering technologies firm serving the Midwest, has completed its acquisition of Solid Insight. The acquisition is expected to further extend FISHER/UNITECH’s leadership as a SolidWorks® 3D mechanical design software reseller and PLM consulting organization.
buyer: FISHER/UNITECH
FISHER/UNITECH provides Product Lifecycle Management solutions to discrete manufacturing companies. The company's focus is on process improvement for product development. Process improvement is obtained through the integration of advanced software solutions to replace legacy systems. "
target: Solid Insight
Solid Insight has developed an extensive customer set and an excellent track record of over 200 successful CAD/CAM implementations. It's flagship product is SolidWorks® 3D, mechanical design software.
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closed 8/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Water Analysis Software from BOSS International, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has announced the acquisition of certain assets from BOSS International, Inc. to further expand its water resources analysis capabilities for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,424.50)
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. "
seller: BOSS International, Inc.
BOSS International provides the most powerful, comprehensive engineering software on the market today. Thier business is not only to provide cutting-edge software products, but to continually refine and improve those products as well.
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closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced that it has acquired Frustum, a company that offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
price ($mm)
$70
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Net Income ($mm)
$7.75
Employees
458
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atende S.A.
Poland-based Atende provides ICT (Information and Communications Technology) solutions for companies and institutions. It specializes in three areas: ICT networks and security, high-performance computing systems and ICT infrastructure, especially for data centers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$76.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.78
EBIT ($mm)
$3.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
400
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,399.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.84
EBIT ($mm)
$541.93
Net Income ($mm)
$474.62
Employees
13896
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Ticker: BELM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bell Microproducts Inc.
Bell Microproducts Inc.
Bell Microproducts is an international, value-added distributor of a wide range of high-tech products, solutions and services, including storage systems, servers, software, computer components and peripherals, as well as maintenance and professional services.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$3,193.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.63
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:YSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Secunet Security Networks AG
secunet is one of the leading German providers of high-quality IT security. Over 380 experts work in the areas of cryptography, e-government, business security and automotive security, and develop innovative products in these fields in addition to highly secure and reliable solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$111.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.26
EBIT ($mm)
$11.85
Net Income ($mm)
$8.00
Employees
391
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Ticker: BSE:532400
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KPIT
KPIT
KPIT is a fast-growing product engineering and IT consulting partner to Automotive, Manufacturing and Energy & Utilities companies. KPIT currently partners with 200+ global corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers, semiconductor companies and Tier 1 companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$283.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.29
EBIT ($mm)
$25.21
Net Income ($mm)
$18.84
Employees
7303
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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: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,351.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.76
EBIT ($mm)
$172.37
Net Income ($mm)
$271.59
Employees
7300
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$454.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1.46
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2950
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Ticker: BSQR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BSQUARE Corporation
BSQUARE Corporation
BSQUARE Corporation is an industry leader with a proven track record in providing production-ready software products, engineering services, solutions and automated testing for smart, connected devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$96.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.15
EBIT ($mm)
$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$6.16
Employees
215
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Ticker: TSE:3918
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCI Holdings, Inc.
PCI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs and develops information technology and software products. The company is involved in the development of embedded control software for automobiles, heavy machinery, construction machinery and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$135.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.20
EBIT ($mm)
$6.93
Net Income ($mm)
$3.24
Employees
1195
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Ticker: HLSE:VAIAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vaisala OYJ
Vaisala OYJ
Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Vaisala provides observations for a better world. We are a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$376.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$56.46
EBIT ($mm)
$44.59
Net Income ($mm)
$34.34
Employees
1588
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Ticker: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,351.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.76
EBIT ($mm)
$172.37
Net Income ($mm)
$271.59
Employees
7300
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$454.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1.46
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2950
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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: DB:MUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.26
EBIT ($mm)
$21.52
Net Income ($mm)
$12.28
Employees
818
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,399.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.84
EBIT ($mm)
$541.93
Net Income ($mm)
$474.62
Employees
13896
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,435.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$663.10
EBIT ($mm)
$531.61
Net Income ($mm)
$1,016.47
Employees
8100
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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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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,515.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$582.16
EBIT ($mm)
$521.64
Net Income ($mm)
$451.30
Employees
4100
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,061.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.42
EBIT ($mm)
$845.38
Net Income ($mm)
$606.97
Employees
20000
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Ticker: XTRA:NEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nemetschek
Nemetschek
Nemetschek, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry. With its 12 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 1.8 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$599.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$134.58
EBIT ($mm)
$125.73
Net Income ($mm)
$133.28
Employees
2838
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$130.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.67
EBIT ($mm)
$9.50
Net Income ($mm)
$7.82
Employees
642
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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