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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 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.
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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:$4,052.43)
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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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:$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: 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
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$35
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$9
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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:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: 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 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 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.
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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.
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$278
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$67
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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 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.
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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 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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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.
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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:$3,237.10)
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.
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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 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 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V.

synopsis: Cadmatic, a company that develops and supplies 3D design software and information management solutions for the plant and marine industries, has acquired Numeriek Centrum Groningen BV, a company that specializes in hull and steel design software.
buyer: Cadmatic
Cadmatic develops and supplies world-class 3D design software and information management solutions for the plant and marine industries. Their headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. They specialize in piping, outfitting and plant design software. "
target: Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V.
Numeriek Centrum Groningen (NCG) is a high tech software and service company which develops and markets the successful NUPAS-CADMATIC 3D software solution for the international shipbuilding industry. They specialize in hull and steel design software.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonardyne International Ltd., acquired EIVA a/s

synopsis: Sonardyne International Ltd., a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology, has acquired EIVA A/S, a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world.
buyer: Sonardyne International Ltd.
Sonardyne is a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology. Sonardyne offers an unrivalled portfolio of acoustic and non-acoustic technologies that facilitate safe, secure, economical and environmentally sound operations upon and within the world’s oceans and seas."
target: EIVA a/s
EIVA is a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world. Their NaviSuite solution provides a multipurpose suite of software products for any sonar and sensor survey or engineering operation.
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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 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Band of Boats, acquired Digital Nautic

synopsis: Band of Boats, a platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent boats online, has acquired Digital Nautic, a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows users to manage their business from anywhere, take orders online, send emails, manage invoices, and more.
buyer parent: Groupe Beneteau
buyer: Band of Boats
Band of Boats is an online community platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent new or pre-owned boats online. Band of Boats offers over 16,000 boats of various models from multiple brands. Band of Boats enables everyone to find their ideal boat for a day, a week or a lifetime. "
target: Digital Nautic
Founded in 2014, Digital Nautic is a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows boating professionals to manage their business from anywhere, take orders and payments online, send emails and SMS alerts, manage invoices, and more.
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announced 3/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

I.D. Systems, Inc., will acquire Pointer Telocation Ltd.

synopsis: I.D. Systems, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial IoT technology, is to acquire Pointer Telocation Ltd., a leading provider of telematics and mobile IoT solutions.
buyer: I.D. Systems, Inc. (IDSY:$53.06)
I.D. Systems is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets such as industrial vehicles, rental cars, and cargo. "
target: Pointer Telocation Ltd. (PNTR:$77.79)
Pointer Telocation is a leading provider of technology and services to the automotive and insurance industries, offering a set of services including Fleet Management, Mobile Asset Management, Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Vehicle Diagnosis and a comprehensive solution in the field of Internet of Things.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Fashion e-tailer Myntra has acquired logistics startup InLogg to address its delivery inefficiencies in terms of cost and reach. InLogg, founded by ex-Flipkart employees, partners with local courier firms in Tier II and Tier III towns to enable deliveries in non-metro cities.
buyer parent: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Founded by former Flipkart employees Preeti Jain, Hemant Agrawal and Prateek Gautam in 2015, InLogg is an aggregator of logistics vendors providing services to ecommerce and retail companies. It joins hands with courier firms in tier II and III towns to enable delivery services in remote areas.
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Industrial Scientific, will acquire SAFER Systems

synopsis: Industrial Scientific, a global leader in connected sensing technology, announced that it will acquire SAFER® Systems, a global leader in real-time plume modeling and mitigation solutions for the chemical, oil & gas, and transportation industries.
buyer parent: Fortive Corporation
buyer: Industrial Scientific
Industrial Scientific designs and manufactures gas detection products that protect workers from hazardous conditions. They have pioneered numerous technologies including the first 3-gas and 6-gas detectors, wireless gas detector, and the first gas detector to be included on a NASA space shuttle. "
target: SAFER Systems
SAFER Systems was formed in 1981, pioneering new modeling and integration solutions for chemical processing facilities. The chemical dispersion modeling and emergency management and response solutions quickly helped SAFER Systems to find a market for its products.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Kapsch TrafficCom, acquired eTrans Systems

synopsis: Kapsch TrafficCom has announced its acquisition of eTrans Systems (eTrans). eTrans is a Virginia-based provider of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) solutions that provide the foundation for a wide range of safety and mobility applications.
buyer: Kapsch TrafficCom (WBAG:KTCG:$775.85)
Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems in the fields of tolling, traffic management, smart urban mobility, traffic safety and security, and connected vehicles. Kapsch TrafficCom offers end-to-end solutions covering the entire value creation chain of its customers. "
target: eTrans Systems
eTrans is a Virginia-based provider of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) solutions that provide the foundation for a wide range of safety and mobility applications.
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announced 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

ClassNK, will acquire NAPA Group

synopsis: Leading classification society ClassNK agreed to acquire NAPA, the world’s leading maritime software house, in a deal hailed as benefitting the improved safety and performance of the whole maritime industry.
buyer: ClassNK
ClassNK is one of the world’s leading classification societies, dedicated to supporting the growth and development of the maritime industry, and ensuring the safety of ships, their crews, and the marine environment. "
target: NAPA Group
NAPA is the world leading software house supplying solutions for ship design and operation with a mission to improve safety and eco-efficiency of the global maritime industry.
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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 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Vobling, acquired Rayvr AB

synopsis: Vobling, a consulting company and studio in Sweden that provides AR and VR services, has acquired Rayvr, a company in Sweden that helps their clients apply immersive technologies that improve their businesses. Rayvr's white label VR app, Rayvr VR WL, allows businesses to jump start their VR publishing.
buyer: Vobling
Vobling is a consulting company and studio in Sweden that provides AR and VR services. They help their clients make the most of the opportunities created by VR, AR and related technology. Vobling has helped produce award winning games and designed powerful enterprise solutions. "
target: Rayvr AB
Rayvr is a company in Sweden that helps their clients apply immersive technologies that improve their businesses. Their white label VR app, Rayvr VR WL, allows businesses to jump start their VR publishing. Their key clients are found in the education, travel and transportation industries.
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closed 4/7/2017 via Company Press Release

ChartCo, acquired Docmap AS

synopsis: The Norwegian software business Docmap AS has been acquired by ChartCo. Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets. "
target: Docmap AS
Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore. Docmap® 8 software operates through standard web browsers, incorporates modules for audit control and risk assessment.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Spectris Plc, acquired VI-grade GmbH

synopsis: Spectris, a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls, has acquired VI-grade, a German provider of software products for system level simulation. VI-grade's solutions provide fast and reliable simulations to help engineers meet the challenges of the automotive, motorcycle, aerospace, and railway industries.
buyer: Spectris Plc (LSE:SXS:$2,024.02)
Spectris plc is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. Spectris products and technologies help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. "
target: VI-grade GmbH
VI-grade is a German provider of software products for system level simulation. Their solutions provide reliable simulations to help engineers meet the challenges of the automotive, motorcycle, aerospace, and railway industries. The solution can simulate driving, takeoffs, landings, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
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announced 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will acquire Austemper Design Sys. Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based Austemper Design Systems Inc., a startup software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Austemper Design Sys. Inc.
Austin-based Austemper Design Systems Inc. is a software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety in applications such as automotive and industrial systems.
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closed 5/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, acquired SpaceTime Insight, Inc.

synopsis: Nokia, a multinational communications corporation, has acquired SpaceTime Insight. SpaceTime provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world's largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations. SpaceTime's analytics predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a Finnish multinational communications corporation engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices, network infrastructure, location-based technologies, and advanced technologies businesses worldwide. "
target: SpaceTime Insight, Inc.
SpaceTime Insight provides machine learning-powered analytics and IoT applications for some of the world's largest transportation, energy and utilities organizations. SpaceTime's analytics predict asset health with a high degree of accuracy and optimize related operations.
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closed 2/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Intergraph Corporation, purchased GT STRUDL from Georgia Institute of Technology

synopsis: Intergraph Process, Power & Marine, part of Hexagon and the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, has announced the acquisition of GT STRUDL®, a leading computer-aided structural engineering (CAE) software system, from the Georgia Tech Research Corporation of Atlanta, Ga.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on its industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. "
seller: Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Tech Research Corporation's GT STRUDL is a high-quality, fully integrated, and database-driven software system for general frame and finite element analysis and comprehensive structural engineering design.
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closed 6/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Internet of Things Inc., acquired Weather Telematics Inc.

synopsis: Internet of Things Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.). WTX is a data science company offering real-time advanced artificial intelligence based predictive road condition weather analytics for safer, connected and autonomous transportation.
buyer: Internet of Things Inc. (TSXV:ITT:$0.00)
Internet of Things Inc. is an Internet of Things (IoT) software and solutions provider. They acquire and implement strategic and disruptive technology solutions targeting the industrial IoT markets, including manufacturing, energy, agriculture, transportation, cybersecurity, e-commerce and fintech. "
target: Weather Telematics Inc.
Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.) is an IoT data science company offering road safety data products for industrial, government & consumer markets. The WTX Inc platform mitigates weather risk, reduces traffic congestion & makes connected & autonomous navigation safer in all types of road conditions.
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$2.23
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