Like Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.

closed 3/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp., a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., a recognized leader in nanometer analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuit verification.
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: Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world's fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges.
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announced 4/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire OneSpin Solutions

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement with London-based Azini Capital to acquire OneSpin Solutions, a leading provider of formal verification software that helps ensure integrated circuit (IC) integrity and enables functionally correct, safe, trustworthy and secure IC designs.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. "
target parent: Azini Capital Partners LLP
target: OneSpin Solutions
OneSpin Solutions is a leading provider of formal verification software that helps ensure integrated circuit (IC) integrity and enables functionally correct, safe, trustworthy and secure IC designs.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Silvaco, Inc., acquired Coupling Wave Solutions S.A.

synopsis: Silvaco, a leading supplier of EDA (Electronic Design Automation) software and design IP, has acquired Coupling Wave Solutions S.A. (CWS), a French EDA company dedicated to the semiconductor market. CWS offers a modeling and analysis software suite that integrates into any IC design flow to tackle substrate noise interference during development.
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading Electronic Design Automation provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco has enabled customers to bring products to market at reduced cost and in the shortest time. "
target: Coupling Wave Solutions S.A.
Coupling Wave Solutions (CWS) is a French EDA (Electronic Design Automation) company dedicated to the semiconductor market. CWS offers a system-level interference modeling and analysis software suite that integrates into any IC design flow to tackle substrate noise interference during development.
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announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, will acquire Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc., a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$71,143.59)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.
Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc. is a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Yokogawa Electric Corporation, acquired Grazper Technologies ApS

synopsis: Tokyo-based Yokogawa Electric Corporation has acquired Grazper Technologies ApS. Headquartered in Denmark, Grazper has developed advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for analyzing images, and Yokogawa aims to leverage these technologies within its various existing businesses and to develop new industrial AI solutions.
buyer: Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TSE:6841:$3,771.08)
Tokyo-based Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The company's various areas of business, including industrial automation, life innovation, aviation, and others, provide essential instruments and equipment with precision and reliability."
target parent: Promentum Equity Partners
target: Grazper Technologies ApS
Copenhagen-based Grazper is a software company that develops AI-based technologies and solutions. The company possesses advanced AI-based technologies for image analysis and a solution that allows AI software to run efficiently on a field-programmable gate array (FPGA), a type of integrated circuit.
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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 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 10/20/2015 via BusinessWire

ARM Ltd., acquired Carbon Design Systems

synopsis: ARM has acquired the product portfolio and other business assets of Carbon Design Systems (Carbon). The company is a leading supplier of cycle-accurate virtual prototyping solutions, to deliver design optimization, time-to-market and cost-efficiency gains for its partners.
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs technology at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. We are enabling the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. "
target: Carbon Design Systems
Carbon Design Systems is the leading provider of system level modeling and validation tools for complex SoC design.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Cadence Design Systems, Inc., acquired Sigrity, Inc.

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced it has acquired Sigrity, Inc., a leading signal and power integrity technology provider. Sigrity develops and globally supports advanced software analysis solutions to ensure power integrity and signal integrity in chips, packages and printed circuit boards.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS:$2,682.89)
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. "
target: Sigrity, Inc.
Sigrity develops and globally supports advanced software analysis solutions to ensure power integrity and signal integrity in chips, packages and printed circuit boards; and physical design tools for single die and SiP implementations.
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$72
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closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

D2S, Inc., acquired Gauda

synopsis: D2S, a supplier of computational design platforms based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit (GPGPU) technologies, announced that it has acquired all assets of Gauda, Inc., a developer of GPGPU-based computational lithography acceleration technology headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
buyer: D2S, Inc.
D2S is a supplier of a computational design platform to based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit technologies. Their platform maximizes eBeam technology to reduce mask costs for both low- and high-volume applications. "
target: Gauda
Gauda is the first company to introduce the technology to accelerate computation for optical proximity correction using graphical processing units. It developed a new breed of algorithms that accelerate the most computation-intensive EDA applications.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired EDEM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of DEM Solutions, makers of EDEM, the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$509.97)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: EDEM
EDEM is the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation. Powered by state-of-the-art Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) technology, EDEM accurately simulates and analyzes the behavior of bulk materials such as coal, mined ores, soil, tablet, and powders.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, acquired Nextflow Software

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, has acquired Nextflow Software, a provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions in France. Nextflow Software offers Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software that helps businesses to develop and manufacture products that involve fluid flows.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. "
target: Nextflow Software
Nextflow Software is a provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions in France. Nextflow Software offers Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software that helps clients in the automotive, aeronautics, energy, and marine industries to develop and manufacture products that involve fluid flows.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

National Instruments Corporation, acquired monoDrive

synopsis: National Instruments (NI), a developer of automated test and automated measurement systems, has acquired monoDrive, a leader in simulation software for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle development. monoDrive allows autonomous vehicle manufacturers to use simulators to drive virtual vehicles in virtual worlds.
buyer: National Instruments Corporation (NATI:$1,312.47)
National Instruments (NI) develops high-performance automated test and automated measurement systems to help solve engineering challenges. The company's open, software-defined platform uses modular hardware and an expansive ecosystem to help turn powerful possibilities into real solutions. "
target: monoDrive
monoDrive is a leader in ultra-high fidelity simulation software for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle development. monoDrive allows autonomous vehicle manufacturers to use simulators to drive virtual vehicles millions of miles in virtual worlds.
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announced 10/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Foretellix, will acquire Metamoto

synopsis: Israel-based Foretellix will acquire Metamoto, the developer of a cloud-based solution for testing and validation of automotive software. Incorporating Metamoto's expertise and technology will assist Foretellix in accelerating its roadmap, providing OEMs and Tier 1s with a best in class, simulator agnostic verification & Validation solution.
buyer: Foretellix
Israel-based Foretellix's mission is to enable measurable safety of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and autonomous vehicles. The company develops intelligent automation and analytic tools to orchestrate and monitor hundreds of millions of driving scenarios. "
target: Metamoto
Metamoto is the developer of a cloud-based solution for developing, testing, debugging, and validating automotive software. Its Simulation as a Service offering provides enterprise products and services for massively scalable, safe, scenario-based training and testing of autonomous system software.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Dürr AG, acquired Techno-Step GmbH

synopsis: Dürr, a German mechanical and plant engineering firm, acquired a majority of Techno-Step GmbH. Techno-Step is specialized in developing and commissioning systems for process data analysis and diagnosis. Techno-Step is a leading provider of IT solutions for production data and quality management.
buyer: Dürr AG (DB:DUE:$4,201.86)
The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitization/Industry 4.0. Its products, systems and services enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. "
target: Techno-Step GmbH
Techno-Step is specialized in developing and commissioning systems for process data analysis and diagnosis. For more than 10 years, Techno-Step has been one of the leading providers of IT solutions for production data and quality management.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Waymo LLC, acquired Latent Logic

synopsis: Waymo, a self-driving technology development company and subsidiary of Google, has acquired Latent Logic, a UK start-up. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Waymo LLC
Waymo LLC is a self-driving technology development company. It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Waymo originated as a project of Google before it became a stand-alone subsidiary in December 2016. In April 2017, Waymo started a limited trial of a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target parent: University of Oxford
target: Latent Logic
Latent Logic is a UK start-up that uses imitation learning to simulate models of human behavior on the road. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
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announced 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire Volume Graphics GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire Volume Graphics, a German leader in the industrial computed tomography software industry. Volume Graphics' software is used for quality assurance in product development and production for a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and electronics.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
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: Volume Graphics GmbH
Volume Graphics is a German company that develops leading software for the analysis and visualization of industrial 3D computed tomography (CT) data. Volume Graphics' software is used by manufacturers for quality assurance in product development and production.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Novation Analytics

synopsis: UK-based IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions, has acquired Novation Analytics, a specialist provider of software solutions, data analysis, and advisory services to the automotive industry. Novation Analytics focuses on the modeling of vehicle energy efficiency and CO2 emissions compliance.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: Novation Analytics
Novation Analytics provides software solutions, data analysis and advisory services, focusing on vehicle energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions. Novation's ENERGY software provides full-vehicle simulation and competitive and regulatory analysis for product planners, engineers and regulators.
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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:$1,800.53)
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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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 3/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp., a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., a recognized leader in nanometer analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuit verification.
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: Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world's fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges.
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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 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$71,143.59)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
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$4,500
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closed 10/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Galaxy Semiconductor

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Galaxy Semiconductor, a leading provider of test data analysis and defect reduction software for the semiconductor industry.
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: Galaxy Semiconductor
Galaxy Semiconductor is a leading provider of test data analysis and defect reduction software for the semiconductor industry.
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a company that deals in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products and consulting services, announced that it has acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc., a company that provides power optimization and functional verification products.
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: Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Calypto Design Systems provides power optimization and functional verification products. The company, with headquarters in San Jose, California, has offices in Japan, India, Europe, and North America.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flexras Technologies

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that it has acquired Flexras Technologies, a leading developer of proprietary technologies that reduce time required for prototyping, validation, and debug of integrated circuits (ICs) and systems on chip (SoCs).
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: Flexras Technologies
Flexras Technologies was founded in August 2009. Flexras's products solve hardware/software validation bottlenecks by complementing rapid prototyping platforms with timing-driven partitioning, offering a material increase in clock frequency for highly complex design prototyping.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired XS Embedded GmbH

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH, a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise.
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: XS Embedded GmbH
XS Embedded specializes in development of future technologies in the field of embedded systems. The central business segments consist of development and services within the markets of the automotive industry, medical engineering, consumer electronics and within additional submarkets.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Nimbic, Inc

synopsis: Mentor Graphics announced that it has acquired Nimbic, a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's high-performance high-end simulation capability and ability to accurately calculate complex electromagnetic fields will expand and strengthen Mentor's chip-package-board simulation portfolio.
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: Nimbic, Inc
Nimbic is a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's nWave 3D field solver enables signal integrity, power integrity and EMI analysis for chip-package-board design.
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closed 3/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp., a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., a recognized leader in nanometer analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuit verification.
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: Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world's fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges.
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Mecel Picea AUTOSAR Development Suite from Mecel AB

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced it has strengthened its automotive software solution by purchasing the AUTOSAR assets, including the Mecel Picea AUTOSAR Development Suite, from Mecel AB. Mecel Picea provides users with a comprehensive solution for efficient development of AUTOSAR compliant ECUs.
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. "
seller: Mecel AB
Mecel Picea provides users with a comprehensive solution for efficient development of AUTOSAR compliant ECUs. Mecel Picea suite supports users throughout the complete development process with a seamless, integrated tool chain.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Oasys RealTime from Oasys Design Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Oasys Design Systems, Inc., creator of the Oasys RealTime RTL physical synthesis platform. The Oasys RealTime™ product helps SoC/ASIC design teams to realize improved quality of results and faster turnaround time for today’s complex SoCs, ASICs, and IP blocks.
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. "
seller: Oasys Design Systems, Inc.
Oasys RealTime product helps SoC/ASIC (system on a chip/application-specific integrated circuit) design teams to realize improved quality of results and faster turnaround time for today’s complex SoCs, ASICs, and IP blocks.
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announced 9/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will purchase CADRA Product Line from SofTech, Inc.

synopsis: SofTech, Inc. announced that it has agreed to sell its CADRA product line to Mentor Graphics Corporation. SofTech’s CADRA® is a full-featured mechanical design and drafting program designed to significantly increase the production of mechanical drawings.
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. "
seller: SofTech, Inc. (OTCPK:SOFT:$3.46)
SofTech’s CADRA® is a full-featured mechanical design and drafting program designed to significantly increase the production of mechanical drawings.
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closed 5/27/2013 via Reuters

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Photomask & Lithography Software Products from SoftJin Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a US-based technology firm, has acquired the photomask and lithography related software products business of Bangalore-based SoftJin Technologies Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
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. "
seller: SoftJin Technologies Private Limited
SoftJin's photomask and lithography related software products includes all SoftJin's Post Layout Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software products: Nirmaan Software Development Toolkit, NxDAT Defect Analysis Tool and NxMDP Mask Data Preparation Tool Suite.
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closed 2/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Automotive Assets from MontaVista Software, LLC.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced that is has expanded its automotive business unit by purchasing certain assets from MontaVista, LLC. This establishes Mentor Graphics as the number one commercial provider of Linux®-based automotive in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) solutions.
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. "
seller parent: Cavium Networks
seller: MontaVista Software, LLC.
MontaVista Software is the leading provider of Linux for intelligent devices and telecommunications infrastructure. MontaVista delivers a commercial-quality Linux operating system, easy-to-use development tools, expert support, design and migration services and more than 400 partners.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 12/2/2010 via Market Wire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired CodeSourcery

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to the future of open source for embedded development with the acquisition of certain assets of CodeSourcery, Inc., the leading provider of open source GNU-based toolchains and services for advanced systems development.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: CodeSourcery
CodeSourcery builds software tools that enable its customers to maximize the performance of hardware platforms ranging from embedded devices to supercomputers. The Sourcery G++™ product, a software development environment based on the GNU Toolchain, is a leading choice of software engineers.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 3/19/2010 via Market Wire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, the market and technology leader in electronic design automation and systems analysis solutions, announced completion of the acquisition of Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd. Valor products are the world's leading software for printed circuit board design for manufacturing and manufacturing execution systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Valor Computerized Systems, Ltd.
Valor is a leading global provider of productivity improvement software solutions for the printed circuit board, or PCB, manufacturing supply chain. PCBs are the principal electronic interconnect technology used in the vast majority of electronic products sold today.
price ($mm)
$83
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
20.3x
closed 7/30/2009 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc. an innovative leader in Android and Linux development systems. Mentor can now provide device manufacturers with all the software they need to build their products, and work with them to supply tools and services at every stage.
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 electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc.
Embedded Alley enables its customers to deliver winning products to their markets by bridging the gap between open source and proprietary software, providing Linux, middleware and know how to companies delivering a multitude of mobile and embedded devices.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Ponte Solutions

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has acquired the assets of Ponte Solutions, Inc., the Mountain View, CA developer of model-based design for manufacturing (DFM) solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Ponte Solutions
Ponte Solutions, Inc. develops and markets unique model-based software products and design for manufacturing solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors.
price ($mm)
$5.65
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closed 10/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Summit Design, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has completed an acquisition of Summit Design, a leader in ESL (Electronic System Level) design solutions. The acquisition solidifies Mentor’s lead position of the emerging ESL design space by being the first EDA company with a complete solution in all three categories of ESL tool space.
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 electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Summit Design, Inc.
Summit Design, Inc. is the electronic design automation company that pioneered the field of electronic system-level design. They deliver engineering software products for the design, analysis, verification, and management of complex electronic systems and semiconductor intellectual property.
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closed 8/31/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Lam Research Corporation, acquired Coventor Inc.

synopsis: Lam Research Corporation, a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Coventor, Inc., a market leader in automated design solutions for developing semiconductor process technology, as well as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS).
buyer: Lam Research Corporation (LRCX:$8,013.62)
Lam Research Corp. is a trusted global supplier of innovative semiconductor manufacturing equipment and services to the world’s leading chipmakers. "
target: Coventor Inc.
Coventor, Inc. is a leading provider of simulation and modeling solutions for semiconductor process technology, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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closed 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$71,143.59)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
$1,142
EBITDA ($mm)
$184
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
closed 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Symtavision GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services focused on scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
target: Symtavision GmbH
Symtavision® provides market-leading tools and associated consulting/engineering services for system-level timing design and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools are used extensively in automotive electronics with support provided for key industry standards and automotive sectors.
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Modelon GmbH

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced its acquisition of Modelon GmbH, expert in “ready-to-experience” content for systems modeling and simulation which are strategic to transform the transportation and mobility industry.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,323.17)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target parent: Modelon AB
target: Modelon GmbH
Modelon GmbH’s proprietary, multi-physics modular and reusable content—based on the Modelica open standard modeling language—brings industries beyond digital mock up to deliver functional mock up, transforming the engineering and experimentation of connected vehicles.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired RSoft Design Group, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held RSoft Design Group, Inc., a leading provider of photonics design and simulation software headquartered in Ossining, New York.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: RSoft Design Group, Inc.
RSoft Design Group, Inc.'s software is used to design and optimize optical telecommunications components, as well as in the design and simulation of complete optical telecommunication systems and networks.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, acquired Nextflow Software

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, has acquired Nextflow Software, a provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions in France. Nextflow Software offers Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software that helps businesses to develop and manufacture products that involve fluid flows.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. "
target: Nextflow Software
Nextflow Software is a provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions in France. Nextflow Software offers Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software that helps clients in the automotive, aeronautics, energy, and marine industries to develop and manufacture products that involve fluid flows.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$509.97)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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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:$1,800.53)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
price ($mm)
$775
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closed 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:$1,800.53)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target parent: KPIT
target: KPIT medini Technologies AG
KPIT medini Technologies AG, a technology company, is engaged in offering solutions and tools for system analysis and design, and development of embedded software based systems. Medini develops solutions for systems safety analysis and reliability engineering.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group announced the acquisition of CyDesign Labs, a company that owns a disruptive proprietary technology for advanced product design. Their platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
target: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product.
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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 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired PRESTO Software

synopsis: ESI, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services, has acquired PRESTO Software from Amoeba Technologies, Inc. PRESTO software offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concern for the electronics industry.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: PRESTO Software
‘PRESTO’ software from AMOEBA offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concerns for the electronics industry.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Autoform, acquired Triboform Engineering B.V.

synopsis: TriboForm, a company offering software solutions for the simulation of friction, lubrication and wear, has joined AutoForm. TriboForm’s expertise in the field of tribology provides a new dimension to sheet metal forming simulation. The integration of TriboForm’s technology into AutoForm software will bring substantial benefits to AutoForm users.
buyer: Autoform
AutoForm offers software solutions for the die-making and sheet metal forming industries along the entire process chain. AutoForm is recognized as the leading provider of software for product manufacturability, tool and material cost calculation, die face design and virtual process optimization. "
target: Triboform Engineering B.V.
TriboForm is a unique software solution for the simulation of tribology and friction in metal forming processes. The one-step integration within commercial simulation packages enables faster and more accurate metal forming simulations with enriched capabilities.
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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:$1,800.53)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Apache Design Solutions, Inc.
Apache Design Solutions, Inc., is the leading provider of innovative power analysis and optimization software solutions that enable the design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronic systems.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$258]
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
29.3x
closed 7/2/2021 via PR Web

Gamma Technologies, acquired PowerForge

synopsis: Gamma Technologies (GT), a global leader and innovator in multi-physics system simulation software, has acquired Power Design Technologies SAS (PDT) of Toulouse, France, pioneers in engineering software for power electronics and makers of PowerForge, an innovative SaaS offering for power converter design.
buyer: Gamma Technologies
Gamma Technologies (GT) develops and licenses GT-SUITE, a leading multi-physics CAE simulation software. GT-SUITE includes a complete library of physics-based modeling templates covering fluid flow, thermal systems, mechanics, electrics, magnetics, chemistry, and controls. "
target: PowerForge
Based in France, Power Design Technologies (PDT) is an electrical engineering software publisher specialized in power electronics. PDT's PowerForge solution offers a unique platform for efficient power converter design early in the product development cycle across numerous industries.
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)
$862
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Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,682.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$800.42
EBIT ($mm)
$654.77
Net Income ($mm)
$590.64
Employees
8800
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Ticker: HLSE:BITTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bittium
Bittium
Bittium specializes in the development of reliable communications and connectivity solutions, leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$64.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
619
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: ASX:CXZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Connexion Media Limited
Connexion Media Limited
Connexion Media is an ASX listed Internet of Things (IoT) technology company revolutionising smart car technology for the automotive industry. Connexion has developed two flagship Software as a Service (SaaS) products that deliver cutting edge technology: CXZ Telematics and miRoamer.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.76)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
30
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Ticker: PWER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Power-One, Inc.
Power-One, Inc.
Power-One, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets power conversion and power management solutions for the renewable energy, communications infrastructure, and other high technology markets.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,022.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$109.85
EBIT ($mm)
$108.22
Net Income ($mm)
$55.66
Employees
3263
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,305.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,220.90
EBIT ($mm)
$1,052.70
Net Income ($mm)
$1,588.80
Employees
23500
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,323.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,205.16
EBIT ($mm)
$774.83
Net Income ($mm)
$566.90
Employees
21557
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,458.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$305.11
EBIT ($mm)
$251.68
Net Income ($mm)
$130.69
Employees
6243
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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Ticker: QADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QAD Inc.
QAD Inc.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life sciences products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$316.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.32
EBIT ($mm)
$14.69
Net Income ($mm)
$13.31
Employees
1930
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Ticker: US:ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altera Corporation
Altera Corporation
Altera Corporation is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,195.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$331.76
EBIT ($mm)
$302.74
Net Income ($mm)
$251.06
Employees
2579
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Ticker: BRKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brooks Automation
Brooks Automation
Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. Brooks’ technologies, engineering and global service capabilities provide customers speed to market and ensure high uptime and rapid response.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$811.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.54
EBIT ($mm)
$54.45
Net Income ($mm)
$436.06
Employees
3000
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Ticker: RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rambus Inc.
Rambus Inc.
Founded in 1990, Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies. As a company of inventors, Rambus focuses on the development of technologies that enrich the end-user experience of electronic systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$296.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.69
EBIT ($mm)
$65.10
Net Income ($mm)
$203.76
Employees
495
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Ticker: RTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$218.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.16
EBIT ($mm)
$34.27
Net Income ($mm)
$43.87
Employees
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Ticker: CAVM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$101.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
467
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Ticker: A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,720.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,141.00
EBIT ($mm)
$937.00
Net Income ($mm)
$237.00
Employees
14000
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Ticker: DB:LEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leoni AG
LEONI is a global supplier of wires, optical fibers, cables and cable systems as well as related development services for applications in the automotive business and other industries.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$4,676.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$243.32
EBIT ($mm)
$84.06
Net Income ($mm)
$22.61
Employees
77013
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Ticker: ADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a broad portfolio of high performance analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in virtually all types of electronic equipment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,396.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,232.51
EBIT ($mm)
$1,025.39
Net Income ($mm)
$661.81
Employees
9700
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Ticker: STEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEC, Inc.
STEC, Inc.
STEC, Inc. is a leading global provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and solutions tailored to meet the high-performance, high-reliability needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$308.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.62
EBIT ($mm)
$25.52
Net Income ($mm)
$25.10
Employees
954
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Ticker: TSE:7859
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Almedio Inc.
Almedio Inc.
Founded in 1981, Almedio is a Japanese company primarily engaged in manufacturing and selling optical discs and dedicated drives for storing digital data. The company also sells test discs used for testing electronic devices like PCs and AV equipment.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
180
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Ticker: SZSE:002622
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rongyu Group Co., Ltd.
Rongyu Group Co., Ltd.
Rongyu Group is principally engaged in the research and development, manufacture, and distribution of electrical switch products. The Group has more than 700 employees, seven subsidiaries and a joint-stock company, involved in 3 business segments: innovation and technology and financial services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$22.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.75)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.92
Employees
536
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Ticker: 002537
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co.,Ltd.
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co.,Ltd.
Qingdao Haili Metal Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: AMAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Applied Materials, Inc.
Applied Materials, Inc.
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service and software products. At Applied Materials, we apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$17,202.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,764.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,388.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,619.00
Employees
24000
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Ticker: TSE:4626
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1953, Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese provider of solder resist products. The company manufactures and sells chemical products for the electronics industry. Their products are used to protect the surface of printed wiring boards and flat panel displays.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$493.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.60
EBIT ($mm)
$102.13
Net Income ($mm)
$44.03
Employees
1268
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Ticker: AVGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadcom Limited
Broadcom Inc. is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions. Their extensive product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$26,510.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,926.00
EBIT ($mm)
$7,646.00
Net Income ($mm)
$6,071.00
Employees
21000
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