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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 5/24/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired MODELiiS

synopsis: Altair, a company focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance, has acquired MODELiiS, a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools based in Grenoble, France.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$509.97)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. "
target parent: EASii IC
target: MODELiiS
MODELiiS is a supplier of electronic design automation software for circuit modeling, system design and simulation tools based in Grenoble, France. Their main products simulate C code behavior for various chips and include a very high-performance SPICE circuit simulator.
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Polliwog Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$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: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
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closed 4/15/2009 via BusinessWire

EMA Design Automation, Inc., acquired DesignAdvance

synopsis: EMA Design Automation, a full-service provider of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, announced that it has acquired DesignAdvance and all of its intellectual property.
buyer: EMA Design Automation, Inc.
EMA Design Automation offers leading product development solutions including electronic design automation tools, a complete range of product lifecycle management systems, consulting services, training, and technical support. "
target: DesignAdvance
DesignAdvance Systems Inc. develops innovative electronic design software tools that reduce the amount of time it takes to design electrical and mechanical products.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Forming Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, announced the acquisition of Forming Technology, a provider of innovative manufacturing software solutions designed to reduce the development time and material costs of sheet metal components.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
Hexagon is a leading 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 intelligent information ecosystems. "
target: Forming Technologies Inc.
Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI) serves original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and appliance industries with sheet metal design, simulation, feasibility, and costing solutions.
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closed 3/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Silvaco, Inc., acquired Nangate

synopsis: Silvaco has announced that it has acquired NanGate, a leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software, that offers tools and services for creation, optimization, characterization and validation of physical library IP.
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: Nangate
NanGate is a leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software, that offers tools and services for creation, optimization, characterization and validation of physical library IP.
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closed 12/17/2012 via Company Press Release

AVEVA Group plc, acquired Global Majic Software, Inc.

synopsis: AVEVA announced the acquisition of all assets relating to the advanced visualisation and simulation software of Global Majic Software. GMS’s simulation products complement AVEVA’s existing technology by providing an immersive environment that enables virtual access to plant facilities for the purposes of inspection, training and maintenance review.
buyer: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$1,119.63)
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: Global Majic Software, Inc.
Global Majic Software, Inc. provides advanced visualisation and simulation software. GMS’s simulation products provides an immersive environment that enables virtual access to plant facilities for the purposes of inspection, training and maintenance review.
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$1.60
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closed 8/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired PlassoTech

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced the acquisition of California-based PlassoTech. The acquisition of PlassoTech will allow Autodesk to enhance the simulation and optimization capabilities found in Autodesk Inventor software making it easier than ever for customers to simulate, optimize and validate a complete digital prototype.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: PlassoTech
PlassoTech is a leading supplier of analysis and simulation software for the mechanical design market.
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closed 5/10/2006 via BusinessWire

VSI Limited, acquired MachineWorks Limited

synopsis: MachineWorks Limited, has been sold by its shareholders to the management team in a Management Buy Out (MBO). MachineWorks Limited together with LightWork Design Limited have been acquired by VSI Limited, a new holding company created as the vehicle for the MBO, backed by Matrix Private Equity Partners and HSBC Bank.
buyer parent: Matrix Private Equity Partners
buyer: VSI Limited
VSI Limited is a new holding company created as the vehicle for the management buyout of MachineWorks Limited. VSI is backed by Matrix Private Equity Partners and HSBC Bank. "
target: MachineWorks Limited
MachineWorks Ltd. is the leading developer of NC simulation and verification technology. Our toolkit is the preferred solution for the leading software and hardware manufacturers in the world.
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announced 11/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Solido Design Automation Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to semiconductor companies worldwide.
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 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Solido Design Automation Inc.
Solido Design Automation Inc. is a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to technology companies worldwide, enabling them to design, verify, and manufacture more competitive products than ever before.
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closed 10/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Extreme DA Corp.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, has completed the acquisition of Extreme DA™, a privately held company that develops software to improve integrated circuit design performance, power consumption and manufacturing yields.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: Extreme DA Corp.
Extreme DA is a privately held electronic design automation (EDA) company focused on variation-aware parametric yield analysis, optimization, and specification sign-off of integrated circuit (IC) designs before transfer to manufacturing.
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announced 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Zemax

synopsis: Ansys. Inc. announced it plans to acquire Kirkland, Washington-based Zemax, a high-performance optical imaging system simulation company. Ansys said Zemax aligns with its growing portfolio of simulating optical- and photonics-enabled products.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Zemax
Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software. Zemax helps companies achieve a qualified design more efficiently by streamlining the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.
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closed 5/19/2021 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Phoenix Integration

synopsis: Ansys has acquired Phoenix Integration, Inc., the premier provider of software that enables model-based engineering and model-based systems engineering. The acquisition will expand the scope of Ansys' solution offering, enabling users to connect a range of engineering tools in multi-tool workflows for broad and robust model-based engineering.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target: Phoenix Integration
Phoenix Integration’s ModelCenter is the framework for Model Based Engineering. ModelCenter is a vendor-neutral software platform for creating and automating multi-tool workflows, optimizing product designs, and enabling Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).
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closed 6/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

EQT, acquired Zemax

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and EQT announced that EQT has acquired Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., a leading global provider of optical and illumination design software, from Arlington Capital. Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Zemax
Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software. Zemax helps companies achieve a qualified design more efficiently by streamlining the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.
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closed 5/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Aavid Thermalloy, acquired Qfinsoft Technology Inc.

synopsis: Aavid Corporation announced it has acquired Qfinsoft Technology Inc. Qfinsoft specializes in developing software for the simulation of fluid flow, thermodynamics, and combustion processes. Its Qfin software is widely used in fluid flow and thermal management applications and its Qled software is a solid state lighting applications.
buyer: Aavid Thermalloy
For over 50 years, Aavid has been the world leader in thermal management solutions and the partner of choice for electronics companies focused on introducing next generation products to market faster, with greater reliability, and increased functionality. "
target: Qfinsoft Technology Inc.
As a company Qfinsoft Technology Inc has many years of consulting experience in the areas of thermodynamics, fluid flow and combustion processes. These technical capabilities have lead to the development of several commercial products and simulation software packages.
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closed 10/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Zemax

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners announced the acquisition of the Zemax division of Radiant Zemax. Zemax is the preeminent provider of optical and illumination design software; Zemax’s OpticStudio software platform allows users to rapidly design, tolerance and simulate sophisticated optical or illumination systems.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on middle market investment opportunities in growth industries including: government contracting, federal and commercial IT and engineering services, aerospace/defense, healthcare services and business services & outsourcing. "
target parent: Radiant Zemax
target: Zemax
Zemax delivers design software, training and support services that set the standards for the optical and illumination design industry. Zemax’s OpticStudio software platform allows users to rapidly design, tolerance and simulate sophisticated optical or illumination systems.
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closed 10/7/2010 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Optical Research Associates

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has acquired Optical Research Associates (ORA®), a leading provider of optical design software and optical engineering services.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: Optical Research Associates
Optical Research Associates delivers innovative solutions to the optics industry. With its CODE V® and LightTools® software products, ORA is one of the world's leading developers of optical design and analysis software.
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closed 9/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Brook Street Investments, acquired Phoenix Integration

synopsis: Brook Street Investments, an Ardmore, PA-based private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Phoenix Integration in connection with Mr. Scott Woyak, a co-founder and incoming chief executive officer of the design-integration software and services company.
buyer: Brook Street Investments
Brook Street Investments, L.L.C. (BSI), based in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, is an operationally focused private equity firm that invests in small to middle market, closely held manufacturing and service companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. "
target: Phoenix Integration
Phoenix Integration commands a leadership position in flexible, scalable, high-performance enterprise solutions for engineering process integration and design optimization.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

ArtSpark Holdings Inc., will acquire Socionext Embedded Software Austria

synopsis: ArtSpark Holdings Inc., developing User Interface and Design solutions for graphics related content announced that they have agreed to acquire Socionext Embedded Software Austria, a automotive solution business providing CGI studio tool environment as well as provision of software services in areas of Human Machine Interface development.
buyer: ArtSpark Holdings Inc. (TSE:3663:$33.91)
ArtSpark Holdings Inc. engages in the User Interface and Design (UI/UX) and creator support businesses. They develop UI solution products and researches and develops graphics technology products for producing graphics-related content, such as illustration, manga, animation, and the Internet. "
target parent: Socionext Inc.
target: Socionext Embedded Software Austria
Socionext Embedded Software Austria, a subsidiary of Socionext Inc. is an automotive solution business. They provide CGI Studio tool environment as well as provision of software services in areas of Human Machine Interface (HMI) development and embedded software.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 7/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, purchased Mecel Populus Suite from Mecel AB

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 Mecel Populus Suite, a complete tool chain for designing, developing, and deploying user interfaces for distributed embedded systems, from Mecel AB.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft Holding, Inc is a leading provider of software development services and IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
seller parent: Delphi Corporation
seller: Mecel AB
Mecel Populus Suite is a complete tool chain for designing, developing and deploying user interfaces for distributed embedded systems. It minimizes the time and cost of producing eye-catching, full-featured HMI’s (Human Machine Interfaces).
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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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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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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)
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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
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2.3x
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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 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 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)
$775
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
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rev ($mm)
$509.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.29
EBIT ($mm)
$17.60
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3050
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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: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$130.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.67
EBIT ($mm)
$9.50
Net Income ($mm)
$7.82
Employees
642
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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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: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$297.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.38
EBIT ($mm)
($4.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
810
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
Prophecy International Holdings Limited is an Australian company that has been growing its eMite and Snare lines of business. Snare is a comprehensive set of event monitoring and analysis tools. eMite is a service intelligence platform delivering personalised, dashboards for IT service management.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.59
Employees
24
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,171.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$633.24
EBIT ($mm)
$234.86
Net Income ($mm)
$170.50
Employees
13096
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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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)
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,597.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,139.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,331.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,724.00
Employees
19000
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