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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
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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.
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$70
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closed 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, acquired SigmaTEK Systems, LLC

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, announced it has acquired software company SigmaTEK Systems, the maker of SigmaNEST, a “nesting” product with advanced CAD/CAM functionality that helps professional fabrication and manufacturing companies operate more efficiently on the shop floor.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: SigmaTEK Systems, LLC
SigmaTEK Systems, LLC, is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, near the heart of the U.S. manufacturing belt. Founded in 1992, SigmaTEK provides software solutions to enhance efficiency and profitability for sheet metal, wood, and composite fabricators through its CAD/CAM nesting platform – SigmaNEST.
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announced 1/25/2016 via Reuters

Siemens AG, will acquire CD-adapco

synopsis: Siemens AG, Europe's biggest industrial group, has agreed to buy CD-adapco, a U.S. engineering software firm. CD-adapco makes computer programs used by engineers to simulate the inner workings of an engine. Those products will complement a business unit of Siemens focused on product lifecycle management software.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: CD-adapco
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. The scope of the company's activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA.
price ($mm)
$970
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$200
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closed 2/9/2015 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Cimatron Limited

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation, a company that provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced custom parts, announced the completion of its acquisition of all shares of Cimatron Ltd, a leading provider of 3D CAD/CAM software for the manufacturing industry.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
3D Systems provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced custom parts. Its powerful digital thread empowers professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life. "
target: Cimatron Limited (CIMT:$46.63)
Cimatron is a leading provider of 3D CAD/CAM software for the manufacturing industry. With two major product lines, GibbsCAM and CimatronE, Cimatron caters to all manufacturing sectors, offering solutions for mold and die makers, as well as solutions for multi-Axis production milling and turning.
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$97 [$76]
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$47
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$7
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closed 2/27/2013 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Geomagic

synopsis: 3D Systems announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Geomagic, Inc., for $55 million in cash. Geomagic is a leading global provider of 3D authoring solutions including design, sculpt and scan software tools that are used to create 3D content and inspect products throughout the entire design and manufacturing process.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
3D Systems is a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. It also provides CAD modeling, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers. "
target: Geomagic
Geomagic is a global company dedicated to advancing and applying 3D technology for the benefit of humanity. 3D from Geomagic is breaking new ground and new levels of usability in 3D digital reality, touch-enabled design and product verification.
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$55
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closed 10/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired HSMWorks Aps

synopsis: Autodesk Inc. has acquired certain assets of HSMWorks Aps, a developer of computer aided manufacturing software. Through the acquisition of the HSMWorks technology, Autodesk will add software to control machine tools and related machinery to its portfolio of software for manufacturing.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals. "
target parent: Dassault Systemes SA
target: HSMWorks Aps
HSMWorks ApS develops and markets CAD/CAM software for all industries, from automotive and aerospace to consumer products and transportation. Their primary product is HSMWorks, a fully integrated CAM solution for SolidWorks®.
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announced 11/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Siemens AG, will acquire Vistagy Inc.

synopsis: Siemens expands its industrial software portfolio with the acquisition of Vistagy, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, a leading supplier of specialized engineering software and services with emphasis on designing and manufacturing structures made of advanced composite materials.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. "
target: Vistagy Inc.
Vistagy, Inc. is a provider of industry-specific engineering software and services that create rich product descriptions for better-informed decision making early in the design cycle. Vistagy is a strategic partner to leading manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive, and wind energy industries.
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closed 3/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CFdesign

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc., a leading simulation software provider.
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. "
target: CFdesign
Blue Ridge Numerics’ CFdesign software allows mechanical and building system engineers to virtually test and predict real-world behavior of new and existing designs and eliminate expensive physical prototyping cycles in the lab.
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$41
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closed 3/30/2009 via PR Newswire

AVEVA Group plc, acquired iDesignOffice Pty, Ltd.

synopsis: AVEVA has announced the acquisition of iDesignOffice Pty Ltd, a technology company based in Melbourne, Australia. This acquisition brings best-in-class instrumentation engineering technology to AVEVA's portfolio, extending and strengthening it in a key area to consolidate AVEVA's leading position in plant engineering software.
buyer: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$809.74)
AVEVA is the world's leading engineering IT software provider to the plant, power and marine industries. Through 40 years of visionary and continual progression, AVEVA has harnessed the power of information technology and transformed entire industries. "
target: iDesignOffice Pty, Ltd.
Instrumentation Design Office (IDO) is a suite of integrated applications for creating and maintaining instrumentation engineering data for process plants. IDO has successfully produced design documentation for many important projects in the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical industries.
price ($mm)
$2.41
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased iLogic software from Logimetrix, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of iLogic software and related technology from Canada-based Logimetrix, Inc. Autodesk announced its intent to acquire the iLogic desktop design automation technology on December 2, 2008. Terms were not disclosed.
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. "
seller parent: Compu-Quote, Inc.
seller: Logimetrix, Inc.
Logimetrix offers simple, affordable design automation technology for designers and engineers. The company specializes in software design and developing automation applications.
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closed 1/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Design Power

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated has acquired Design Power, a leading provider of design automation solutions used by major engineering, construction, and manufacturing firms, including Fluor, KBR, General Electric - Oil & Gas, Bayer AG, Emerson Motors Company, Robertson Ceco Corporation, NCI Building Systems, Inc., and the Selvaag Group.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: Design Power
Design Power provides standard and custom design automation solutions to manufacturing and engineering companies using its Design++ platform. The unique ability of Design++ to handle very large component counts makes it suitable for automating the design of large systems, such as metal buildings.
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closed 3/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired CAEfatigue Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions, has acquired CAEfatigue Limited, a UK-based provider of mechanical fatigue simulation solutions used to improve manufacturing product design, quality, and reliability. CAEfatigue's fatigue research team will operate as part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,218.61)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: CAEfatigue Limited
UK-based CAEfatigue Limited is a provider of mechanical fatigue simulation solutions used to improve manufacturing product design, quality, and reliability. The company's software suite uses frequency-domain response for a faster, more accurate analysis of the qualitative behavior of systems.
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announced 12/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Cadence Design Systems, will acquire AWR Corporation

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. will acquire AWR Corporation from National Instruments (NI). AWR is an industry leader in high-frequency RF EDA software technology and will bring a highly talented RF team to Cadence. AWR software is used by microwave and RF engineers to design wireless products for complex, high-frequency RF applications.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,336.32)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays a role in integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment and computer systems."
target parent: National Instruments Corporation
target: AWR Corporation
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, dramatically reduces development time and cost for products employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense and electro-optical applications.
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$160
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closed 12/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Zuken USA, Inc., acquired CAETEK Inc.

synopsis: Zuken USA Inc., a leader in electrical and electronic design software, announces the acquisition of Caetek Inc. Caetek is a software developer and sales partner for electrical design and manufacturing solutions.
buyer parent: Zuken Inc.
buyer: Zuken USA, Inc.
Zuken USA, Inc. provides software for designing PCB system. It offers software products in the categories of analog and mixed signal design, data management, design creation, PCB and MCM design, IC packaging, power and signal integrity analysis, and manufacturing. "
target: CAETEK Inc.
Caetek Inc is an electrical applications, solutions provider. They sell, support and help implement the Zuken E3.series electrical schematic, cabling and panel layout software. They provide training and consultancy service for the application suite and support electrical customers using the product.
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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 11/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired EuResearch

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has acquired EuResearch, provider of Microprotol – a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: EuResearch
EuResearch is the provider of Microprotol, a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
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closed 7/12/2011 via PR Newswire

AWR Corporation merged with National Instruments Corporation,

synopsis: National Instruments announced the successful completion of its acquisition of AWR Corporation. AWR is a leading supplier of electronic design automation (EDA) software for designing RF and high-frequency components and systems for the semiconductor, aerospace and defense, communications and test equipment industries.
buyer: National Instruments Corporation (NATI:$1,345.85)
National Instruments 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. "
target: AWR Corporation
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, dramatically reduces development time and cost for products employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense and electro-optical applications.
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announced 3/22/2011 via PR Newswire

CD-adapco, will purchase SPEED Software from University of Glasgow

synopsis: CD-adapco, the leading provider of CAE engineering simulation tools for fluid dynamics and heat transfer, announced that it has reached an in-principle agreement with the University of Glasgow to acquire the university's electric machines design code, SPEED software.
buyer: CD-adapco
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. The scope of the company's activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA. "
seller: University of Glasgow
University of Gaslow's SPEED Laboratory is part of the Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering. SPEED software is the industry's leading software tool for electric machine design.
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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Avatech Solutions, Inc., acquired Sterling Systems & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Avatech Solutions, Inc., the U.S. leader in design automation solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Sterling Systems and Consulting. Sterling Systems and Consulting is one of the largest providers of Autodesk design technology solutions and consulting services in the Midwest.
buyer: Avatech Solutions, Inc.
Avatech Solutions, Inc. (www.avatechsolutions.com) is one of the most trusted names in design automation software, training and comprehensive technical services. "
target: Sterling Systems & Consulting, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Sterling Systems & Consulting, Inc. is a leading provider for CAD and design technologies in the United States. Sterling Systems is known for delivering complete technology solutions including training, implementation, customization as well as software and hardware solutions.
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$8.00
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
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announced 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Lumerical Inc.

synopsis: Ansys, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, will acquire Lumerical Inc., a developer of photonic design and simulation software tools. The acquisition will add best-in-class photonics products to the Ansys multiphysics portfolio, providing customers with a full set of solutions to solve their product challenges.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
Ansys is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps clients solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target: Lumerical Inc.
Lumerical is a Canadian developer of photonic simulation software enabling product designers to understand light and predict how it behaves within complex structures, circuits, and systems. Lumerical allows scientists to create, test and optimize product designs without crafting physical prototypes.
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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 5/1/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired DfR Solutions

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired DfR Solutions, the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution.
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: DfR Solutions
DfR Solutions is the leader in quality, reliability and durability solutions for the electronics industry. DfR Solutions offers Sherlock, an automated design reliability analysis software solution. Their software and expertise maximize and accelerate product design for reliability and development.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Granta Design Ltd

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, will acquire Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology. The acquisition expands ANSYS' portfolio into this important area, giving ANSYS customers access to material intelligence, including data that is critical to successful simulations.
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: Granta Design Ltd
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Granta Design products include GRANTA MI, the leading system for enterprise materials information management and CES Selector, which enables users to explore the impact that different materials have on the behavior of their products.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Optis

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physics-based visualization.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Optis
Headquartered in La Farlède, France, OPTIS develops physics-based software that simulates light and human vision. Other vendors consider the aesthetics of light, but OPTIS bases its solutions on real-world physics to give the most accurate simulation possible.
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
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: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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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 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
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. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
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announced 6/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Gear Design Solutions, Inc. will be merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Gear Design Solutions, Inc., a provider of big data analytics. Gear develops and markets a purpose-built big data platform to solve problems confronting next-generation semiconductor and electronic system designs.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
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. "
target: Gear Design Solutions, Inc.
Gear Design Solutions develops and markets a big data platform that solve the problems confronting semiconductor and electronic system designs. Gear's innovative big data system scales across any high performance compute fabric enabling rapid feedback towards meaningful design changes.
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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 4/30/2014 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired SpaceClaim Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, has acquired SpaceClaim Corporation, a leading provider of fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software for engineers. SpaceClaim offers the first powerful and easy-to-use 3-D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: SpaceClaim Corporation
SpaceClaim Corporation is a leading provider of fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software for engineers. SpaceClaim offers the first powerful and easy-to-use 3-D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process.
price ($mm)
$85
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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closed 4/3/2013 via GlobeNewswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Evolutionary Engineering AG

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that it has acquired EVEN – Evolutionary Engineering AG, a leading provider of composite analysis and optimization technology relying on cloud computing. Since EVEN is a leader in composite simulation, this acquisition emphasizes the high priority ANSYS is giving to this emerging technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Evolutionary Engineering AG
EVEN – Evolutionary Engineering AG is a leader in composite analysis and optimization technology relying on cloud computing. EVEN also provides best-in-class engineering services in composites applications and in other areas in its fields of expertise.
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announced 5/29/2012 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Esterel Technologies S.A.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation, and Esterel Technologies S.A., a leading provider of embedded software simulation solutions for mission critical applications, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby ANSYS will acquire Esterel Technologies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Esterel Technologies S.A.
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design, verification and code generation tools for critical system and software development. Esterel is supported by channel and service partners worldwide.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2011 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Apache Design Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced the Company has successfully completed the acquisition of Apache Design Solutions, Inc., a leading simulation software provider for advanced, low-power solutions in the electronics industry. Apache's software enables engineers to design power-efficient devices while satisfying ever-increasing performance requirements.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Apache Design Solutions, Inc.
Apache Design Solutions, Inc., is the leading provider of innovative power analysis and optimization software solutions that enable the design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronic systems.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$258]
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
29.3x
closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Ansoft Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced that the global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes has successfully completed the acquisition of Ansoft Corporation.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Ansoft Corporation
Ansoft Corporation is a leading developer of high performance EDA software. The software is based on more than twenty-five years of research and development from the world's leading experts in electromagnetics, circuit, and system simulation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$759 [$729]
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
8.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.9x
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
price ($mm)
$565
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closed 1/5/2005 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Century Dynamics, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that it has acquired Century Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated yet easy-to-use simulation software for solving linear, nonlinear, explicit and multi-body hydro-dynamics problems.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Century Dynamics, Inc.
Century Dynamics designs, develops, globally markets and supports advanced engineering and scientific simulation software. It provides solutions for understanding how designs and processes behave in real world applications. Century Dynamics services a wide spectrum of industries including aerospace
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 2/27/2003 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired CFX

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSS), a global leader in computer-aided engineering analysis and optimization software, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CFX
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target parent: AEA Technology plc
target: CFX
CFX develops and licenses software for fluid flow analysis, offers consulting services, performs application projects and participates in development and research projects funded by either industrial clients or public institutions.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Fluent, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, and Fluent Inc., a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software, today announced that ANSYS has completed its acquisition of Fluent.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Fluent, Inc.
Since our inception in 1983, Fluent has established itself as the world leader among commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) vendors. We are the largest producer of CFD software and the fourth largest computer-aided engineering (CAE) company.
price ($mm)
$565
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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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:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
price ($mm)
$775
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, announced that it has acquired Comet Solutions, Inc., a provider of best-in-class software for simulation process management.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras offers the next-generation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. The Aras PLM platform helps manage today's business of engineering. "
target: Comet Solutions
Comet Solutions provides software and services that simplify the complex process of engineering product systems. Using Comet’s technology, manufacturers are able to reuse complex simulations in order to scale the application and use of simulation results.
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closed 9/27/2012 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired e-Xstream engineering

synopsis: MSC Software announced the acquisition of e-Xstream engineering. e-Xstream is the leader in advanced materials simulation used across industries to engineer innovative material systems and enable their optimal use to boost product performance.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and the worldwide leader in multidiscipline simulation. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. "
target: e-Xstream engineering
e-Xstream engineering is a software & engineering services company focused on the multi-scale modeling of composite materials & structures. They help their customers, material suppliers and material users to reduce the cost and time needed to engineer innovative materials and products.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd., acquired Analytical Methods, Inc.

synopsis: Fluid dynamics software provider and consultant Analytical Methods, Inc. has been acquired by Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (IAI). IAI is a recognized leader in the development of military and commercial aerospace technology.
buyer: Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is globally recognized as a leader in the development of both military and commercial aerospace technology. "
target: Analytical Methods, Inc.
Analytical Methods, Inc., has provided Computational Fluid Dynamics software and consulting services since 1971. Our engineers have an average of 17 years experience and skills that span aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, propulsion and aero elasticity.
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
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. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
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closed 6/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired TDA Systems

synopsis: Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced it has acquired TDA Systems of Lake Oswego, Oregon, a provider of interconnect analysis software tools.
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, consumer electronics, and education industries -- as well as military/aerospace, semiconductor, and a broad range of other industries worldwide. "
target: TDA Systems
TDA Systems provides integrated, efficient, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for measurement-based performance evaluation of gigabit interconnect links and devices, including signal integrity analysis and modeling, impedance, S-parameter and eye diagram compliance testing & fault isolation.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
$862
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Ciespace Corporation

synopsis: ESI Group has acquired Ciespace’s Technology Assets for Cloud Based CAE Modeling. The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: Ciespace Corporation
The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
price ($mm)
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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 9/4/2012 via BusinessWire

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: 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. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire EXA Corporation

synopsis: Exa Corporation, a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to be acquired by Dassault Systèmes. EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,387.64)
Dassault Systèmes provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Its solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: EXA Corporation (EXA:$72.69)
EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment. As a design evolves, Exa accurately predicts the performance of that design while providing actionable insight to optimize the performance of the product.
price ($mm)[EV]
$374 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
258.0x
closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Visual Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Altair announced its intent to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development used by scientists and engineers around the world. Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,300 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Visual Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Visual Solutions is the creator of VisSim™, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded development. The company's corporate headquarters are in Westford, Massachusetts, located 45 minutes northwest of Boston.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased PSVPlus software from Softbits Consultants, Ltd.

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc. announced that it has acquired the PSVPlus software product from Softbits Consultants, Ltd. Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$542.32)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
seller: Softbits Consultants, Ltd.
Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures. Modeling of pressure relief valves helps to ensure proper safety and reliability of process plants.
price ($mm)
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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:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired SIMPACK

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced the acquisition of SIMPACK, the technology leader in multi-body simulation technologies and solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,387.64)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target: SIMPACK
SIMPACK is a general purpose Multi-Body Simulation (MBS) software used for the dynamic analysis of any mechanical or mechatronic system. It enables engineers to generate and solve virtual 3D models in order to predict and visualize motion, coupling forces and stresses.
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,387.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,357.17
EBIT ($mm)
$924.77
Net Income ($mm)
$671.87
Employees
20394
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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
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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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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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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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: 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: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,345.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$214.23
EBIT ($mm)
$170.75
Net Income ($mm)
$160.10
Employees
7263
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$438.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.88
EBIT ($mm)
$6.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,360.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.76
EBIT ($mm)
$549.12
Net Income ($mm)
$532.37
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
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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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
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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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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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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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: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,387.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,357.17
EBIT ($mm)
$924.77
Net Income ($mm)
$671.87
Employees
20394
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Ticker: GVP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GSE Systems
GSE Systems
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all its major competitors combined.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$40.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.06
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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