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announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
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announced 11/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Sandvik Coromant, will acquire ICAM Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Sandvik Coromant, a Swedish provider of manufacturing tools and machining solutions, will acquire ICAM Technologies, a provider of CNC post-processing, simulation and optimization solutions in Canada. ICAM provides adaptive post-processing solutions for all major CAD/CAM systems. Their software enables users to emulate and test their NC programs.
buyer parent: Sandvik
buyer: Sandvik Coromant
Sandvik Coromant is a Swedish provider of manufacturing tools and machining solutions. Sandvik Coromant offers metal cutting solutions for a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, medical, die & mould, wind power and more. "
target: ICAM Technologies Corporation
ICAM Technologies is a leading provider of CNC post-processing, simulation and optimization solutions in Canada. ICAM provides advanced adaptive post-processing solutions for all major CAD/CAM systems. Their software enables users to emulate and test their NC programs.
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announced 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire EXA Corporation

synopsis: Exa Corporation, a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to be acquired by Dassault Systèmes. EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,318.32)
Dassault Systèmes provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Its solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: EXA Corporation (EXA:$72.69)
EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment. As a design evolves, Exa accurately predicts the performance of that design while providing actionable insight to optimize the performance of the product.
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$73
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258.0x
closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,906.72)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Ciespace Corporation

synopsis: ESI Group has acquired Ciespace’s Technology Assets for Cloud Based CAE Modeling. The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: Ciespace Corporation
The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
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announced 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Altair announced its intent to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development used by scientists and engineers around the world. Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,300 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Visual Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Visual Solutions is the creator of VisSim™, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded development. The company's corporate headquarters are in Westford, Massachusetts, located 45 minutes northwest of Boston.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group announced the acquisition of CyDesign Labs, a company that owns a disruptive proprietary technology for advanced product design. Their platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a pioneer and world-leading provider in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials. ESI’s solutions fit into a single collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping. "
target: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product.
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closed 9/4/2012 via BusinessWire

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
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closed 3/3/2022 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Powersim, Inc

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Powersim, a market-leading provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics. Powersim helps businesses to increase their productivity and reduce development costs. Their tools are used for developing power supplies, motor drives, power conversion, control systems, and microgrids.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Powersim, Inc
Powersim is a market-leading provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics. Powersim helps businesses to increase their productivity and reduce development costs. Their tools are used for developing power supplies, motor drives, power conversion, control systems, and microgrids.
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closed 7/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired SIMPACK

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced the acquisition of SIMPACK, the technology leader in multi-body simulation technologies and solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,318.32)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target: SIMPACK
SIMPACK is a general purpose Multi-Body Simulation (MBS) software used for the dynamic analysis of any mechanical or mechatronic system. It enables engineers to generate and solve virtual 3D models in order to predict and visualize motion, coupling forces and stresses.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired Electrocon International, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens announced the acquisition of the specialized software company Electrocon International Inc. (EII). EII, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Electrocon International, Inc.
Electrocon International Inc. (EII) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
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announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire IGE+XAO Group

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will acquire the IGE+XAO Group through its subsidiary Schneider Electric Industries SAS. The IGE+XAO Group designs, produces, sells, and supports a range of Computer Aided Design, Product Lifecycle Management and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, their technology, software and services improve the way their customers manage and automate their operations. "
target: IGE+XAO Group (ENXTPA:IGE:$35.72)
For over 31 years, the IGE+XAO Group has been a software publisher designing, producing, selling and supporting a range of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
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$219
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$35
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$9
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closed 1/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Acusim Software, Inc.

synopsis: Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, has announced it has acquired ACUSIM Software, Inc. (ACUSIM). ACUSIM is a leading developer of massively scalable, high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver solutions.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
With a 25-year track record for product design, advanced engineering software, grid computing technologies and enterprise analytics solutions, Altair Engineering, Inc. consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. "
target: Acusim Software, Inc.
ACUSIM Software, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced and powerful computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver solutions. AcuSolve™ is a general-purpose, finite-element based flow solver that is highly differentiated by its robustness, fast speed and accuracy.
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closed 5/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Cedrat SA

synopsis: Altair has completed the acquisition of Cedrat SA and its New York-based wholly-owned subsidiary, Magsoft Corporation, expanding its electromagnetic and thermal simulation capabilities. With over 35 years of experience in electrical engineering, Cedrat is a leader in the field of simulating low frequency electromagnetics for electric motor design.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Cedrat SA
Cedrat simulation software solutions include a wide range of electrical and mechatronic engineering applications to meet most user profiles. Suitable for R&D, design and optimisation, their software solutions provide the most accurate analysis of devices and systems.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

DNV GL - Software, acquired ComputIT

synopsis: DNV GL - Software, a leading provider of software for managing risk and improving asset performance, has acquired ComputIT, a specialist company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. ComputIT's Kameleon FireEx KFX suite of software tools is an advanced CFD code for flares, gas dispersion, fire and explosion simulation.
buyer parent: DNV GL
buyer: DNV GL - Software
DNV GL - Software is a leading provider of software for managing risk and improving asset performance in the energy, process and maritime industries. Their solutions support a variety of business critical activities including design and engineering, risk assessment, ship management, QHSE, and more. "
target: ComputIT
ComputIT is a specialist independent company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. Their Kameleon FireEx KFX suite of software tools, used globally for both design and operational analyses, is an advanced CFD code for flares, gas dispersion, fire and explosion simulation.
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closed 5/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Vela Software, acquired Tecplot, Inc.

synopsis: Tecplot, Inc. announced that it has been acquired by Vela Software. Tecplot is a leading provider of visual data analysis software for engineers and scientists in the aerospace and oil & gas vertical markets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Vela Software
Vela Software acquires, manages, and builds mission-critical vertical market software companies that are located around the world. They work with their companies to improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and acquire businesses that can strengthen market positioning. "
target: Tecplot, Inc.
Tecplot software empowers engineers and scientists working with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to discover, analyze, and understand information in complex data. Brilliant images and animations can be exported to help you effectively communicate your results to others.
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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 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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closed 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:$1,906.72)
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 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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announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
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closed 6/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Concept Engineering GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has acquired Germany-based Concept Engineering, the leading provider of electronic system visualization software that accelerates the development, manufacture, and service of complex electrical and electronic systems.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Concept Engineering GmbH
Based in Germany, Concept Engineering is the leading provider of electronic system visualization software, providing automatic schematic generation tools, electronic circuit and wire harness visualization platforms that provide on-the-fly visual rendering, and electronic design debug solutions.
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closed 6/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Gen3D

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Gen3D, a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Gen3D
Gen3D is a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
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closed 3/3/2022 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Powersim, Inc

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Powersim, a market-leading provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics. Powersim helps businesses to increase their productivity and reduce development costs. Their tools are used for developing power supplies, motor drives, power conversion, control systems, and microgrids.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Powersim, Inc
Powersim is a market-leading provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics. Powersim helps businesses to increase their productivity and reduce development costs. Their tools are used for developing power supplies, motor drives, power conversion, control systems, and microgrids.
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closed 2/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Cassini

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Cassini, a unified PLM cloud platform based in India that simplifies and accelerates product development cycles. Cassini allows users to manage the entire product lifecycle from concept to end-of-life by synergizing product data with their processes and providing actionable intelligence.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Cassini
Cassini is a unified PLM cloud platform based in India that simplifies and accelerates product development cycles. Cassini allows users to manage the entire product lifecycle from concept to end-of-life by synergizing product data with their processes and providing actionable intelligence.
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closed 12/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired World Programming Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, the global leader converging simulation, HPC, and AI, acquired World Programming, a UK-based technology company specializing in data analytics software used by many of the world’s leading companies including financial services and insurance organizations.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: World Programming Ltd.
World Programming is a UK-based technology company specializing in data analytics software used by many of the world’s leading companies including financial services and insurance organizations.
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closed 8/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired S-FRAME Software

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired S-FRAME Software, a leading innovator in structural engineering software. S-FRAME Software's 3D structural engineering analysis and design software enables engineers to analyze, design, and detail structures regardless of geometric complexity, material type, or design code requirements.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: S-FRAME Software
S-FRAME Software is a leading innovator in structural engineering software. S-FRAME Software's 3D structural engineering analysis and design software enables engineers to analyze, design, and detail structures regardless of geometric complexity, material type, or design code requirements.
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closed 10/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Germany-based M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH, a leading international supplier of material database and material information systems, with a focus on plastics. The acquisition of M-Base will allow Altair to offer the most comprehensive, high-fidelity plastics database available on the market.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH
Germany-based M-Base Engineering + Software is an international supplier of material database and material information systems, with a focus on plastics. The company's systems cover the complete life cycle of material data, from testing and test evaluation to Computer-Aided Engineering Interfaces.
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closed 9/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Ellexus Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC), has acquired UK-based Ellexus, a leading input/output (I/O) analysis tool, which helps customers find and address issues quickly, improving speed accuracy and cloud readiness.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Ellexus Ltd.
UK-based Ellexus is a leading input/output (I/O) analysis tool, which helps customers with finding and addressing issues quickly, improving speed accuracy, and cloud readiness. The Ellexus software products, Mistral and Breeze, are used for I/O diagnostics, optimization, and dependency detection.
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closed 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Univa Corporation

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC), announced the acquisition of Univa, a leading innovator in enterprise-grade workload management, scheduling, and optimization solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Univa Corporation
Univa is a leading innovator in enterprise-grade workload management, scheduling, and optimization solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud.
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closed 7/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing (HPC), and data analytics, announced the acquisition of S&WISE Co., Ltd., a Seoul-based leading provider of polyurethane foaming simulation. S&WISE accurately simulates the injection, foaming, and gelling processes.   
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: S&WISE Co., Ltd.
S&WISE Co., Ltd. is a Seoul-based leading provider of polyurethane foaming simulation. S&WISE accurately simulates the injection, foaming, and gelling processes, accounting for the important effects of chemical reactions during the process.
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closed 5/7/2020 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Altair has announced the acquisition of the WRAP software business from Swedish company WRAP International AB. WRAP software covers a wide range of applications with focus on controlling radio spectrum assets for maximum utilization, including radio planning, interference, and coverage calculations.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
seller: WRAP International AB
WRAP software covers a wide range of applications with focus on controlling radio spectrum assets for maximum utilization, including radio planning, interference, and coverage calculations. WRAP is a world-leading software technology for spectrum management and radio network planning.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired newFASANT

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, has acquired newFASANT, a Spanish provider of electromagnetic simulation software. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and radar cross section analysis.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: newFASANT
newFASANT is a Spanish provider of electromagnetic simulation software. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and placement, radar cross section (RCS) analysis, automotive V2V/ADAS, and infrared/thermal signatures.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired EDEM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of DEM Solutions, makers of EDEM, the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: EDEM
EDEM is the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation. Powered by state-of-the-art Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) technology, EDEM accurately simulates and analyzes the behavior of bulk materials such as coal, mined ores, soil, tablet, and powders.
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Polliwog Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
price ($mm)
$27*
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SEAM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, announced the acquisition of Cambridge Collaborative’s SEAM. SEAM software provides a method of analysis that is well-suited for studying the dynamic response of complex structures at mid and high frequencies.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target parent: Cambridge Collaborative, Inc
target: SEAM
Cambridge Collaborative's SEAM® software provides a method of analysis that is particularly well-suited for studying the dynamic response of complex structures at mid and high frequencies. SEAM is used to predict interior noise and vibration, radiated noise and vibroacoustic environments.
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closed 11/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Datawatch Corporation

synopsis: Altair, a product design and development, engineering software and cloud computing software company, has acquired Datawatch, the data intelligence provider with market leading enterprise data preparation, predictive analytics and visualization solutions that fuel business analytics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: Datawatch Corporation (DWCH:$40.30)
Datawatch Corporation is the data intelligence provider with market leading enterprise data preparation, predictive analytics and visualization solutions that fuel business analytics.
price ($mm)[EV]
$179 [$174]
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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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announced 5/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire CANDI Controls

synopsis: Altair has acquired all of the intellectual property assets of California-based CANDI Controls, Inc. Founded in 2009 with significant start-up capital, CANDI developed a modern platform which supports multiple data protocols for edge gateway computers to communicate with a constellation of IoT devices.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: CANDI Controls
CANDI Controls located in Oakland, CA connects devices and data in mainstream commercial buildings to cloud-based services for energy and facilities management. CANDI enables IoT administrative services, data gathering, mobile apps, API integration, web portals and gateways.
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closed 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Runtime Design Automation

synopsis: Altair has acquired Runtime Design Automation, a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Runtime Design Automation
Runtime Design Automation is a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
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announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
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closed 9/23/2014 via BusinessWire

Stratasys Ltd., acquired GrabCAD

synopsis: Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of privately-held GrabCAD, Inc., a leading 3D CAD collaboration platform.
buyer: Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS:$688.10)
Stratasys Ltd., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. "
target: GrabCAD
GrabCAD is leading the Open Engineering movement, helping engineers get products to market faster by connecting people, content and technology. GrabCAD Workbench makes it easy for engineers to share files, work with partners and complete projects on time.
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closed 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., acquired Simulation Works, Inc.

synopsis: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc. has purchased Simulation Works, Inc. Simulation Works designs and develops the KUBRIX1® software used by design engineers and researchers in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, biomedical, petroleum and electronics industries to automate the more human-intensive and costly aspects of computer-aided engineering.
buyer: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.
Itasca International Inc. is an employee-owned engineering firm that solves hydrogeological, geomechanics, and microseismological problems in many fields including the mining, civil, petroleum, waste isolation, and environmental industries. "
target: Simulation Works, Inc.
Simulation Works designs software that automate the most human intensive and costly aspects of Mechanical Computer-Aided Engineering. Its products, KUBRIX® and the Rhino3D KUBRIX® Plug-in, serve the MCAE software and services market, and are used by engineers and researchers worldwide.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C., acquired Next Level Engineering Services, LLC

synopsis: Hawk Ridge Systems, a leading worldwide reseller of SolidWorks® 3D design solutions, has acquired Canadian SolidWorks Reseller, Next Level Engineering Services. With the addition of Next Level Engineering Services, Hawk Ridge Systems has become the principal SolidWorks Reseller in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
buyer: Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C.
Hawk Ridge Systems is a leading worldwide SolidWorks reseller and innovator in 3D CAD Design Solutions. Founded in 1996, Hawk Ridge Systems has the largest worldwide team of SolidWorks engineering professionals with 45 Certified SolidWorks Engineers. "
target: Next Level Engineering Services, LLC
Next Level Engineering Services is a Canadian SolidWorks Reseller.
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closed 10/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Firehole Technologies, Inc., purchased CompositePro Software from Peak Composites, Inc.

synopsis: Firehole Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced composite analysis and simulation, announced the acquisition of CompositePro from Peak Composites, Inc. The acquisition of CompositePro will allow Firehole to enhance and extend the composite design and analysis capabilities already available in the Helius portfolio.
buyer: Firehole Technologies, Inc.
Firehole Technologies supplies innovative computer-aided simulation software and services for composite materials to the aerospace, defense, automotive and energy industries. "
seller: Peak Composites, Inc.
Peak Composites (PCI) has been serving the composites industry since 1996 offering unique engineering solutions for composite material and structural applications. PCI customers number in the hundreds and include Boeing, NASA, Goodrich, Easton Sports, GE, and Halliburton.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Robobat

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Robobat for approximately $42.5 million in USD cash subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Robobat
Robobat writes and distributes market leading analysis, design and drafting software solutions for structural engineers that help clients to integrate the various facets of the structural engineering process, thereby improving accuracy, efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired BitWyse Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced today it has acquired the assets of privately-held BitWyse Solutions, Inc. of Salem, Massachusetts in an all-cash transaction. BitWyse is a leading data management company specializing in 2D and 3D software applications for engineering and construction plant design. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: BitWyse Solutions, Inc.
BitWyse is a world leader in providing software that creates, manages, and integrates existing conditions and dimensional control data between data collection systems and engineering, design and viewing environments.
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closed 4/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Cranes Software International Limited, acquired Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation

synopsis: Cranes Software International Ltd., a global scientific and engineering software solutions provider, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation's (EMRC) U.S. operations. Cranes has agreed to pay a total consideration of US$ 1.5 million for EMRC, including its operations in India.
buyer: Cranes Software International Limited
Cranes Software is a global scientific & engineering products and solutions provider. The Company's business interests straddle products, services, RD in future technologies, training and high-end consultancy for engineers and scientist worldwide. "
target: Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation
For more than 29 years, EMRC has been one of the world leaders in engineering software and consulting. EMRC is a pioneer in the fields of finite element analysis and computer-aided-engineering.
price ($mm)
$1.50
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closed 6/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Concept Engineering GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has acquired Germany-based Concept Engineering, the leading provider of electronic system visualization software that accelerates the development, manufacture, and service of complex electrical and electronic systems.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Concept Engineering GmbH
Based in Germany, Concept Engineering is the leading provider of electronic system visualization software, providing automatic schematic generation tools, electronic circuit and wire harness visualization platforms that provide on-the-fly visual rendering, and electronic design debug solutions.
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closed 1/6/2016 via Reuters

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

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

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired CSC World

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held CSC (UK) Ltd. headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom from ISIS Equity Partners LLP and senior management. CSC's products include software solutions for the analysis and design of steel and concrete buildings.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: CSC World
CSC has been an innovative structural software and technical support provider to structural engineers for more than 35 years. Thousands of engineers across the globe choose CSC software for their structural design calculations, general analysis, and steel and concrete building design.
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closed 10/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Elsys

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of Elsys, an innovative provider of interactive electrical engineering and disruptive multi-discipline generative schematics solutions. Elsys generative technology enables the automatic creation of millions of 2D schematics from functional-logical master data.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,318.32)
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. "
target: Elsys
Elsys provides innovative software and services to industries which develop products combining mechanical and electrical technologies and require specialized electrical diagram, bundle and harness design, and wiring applications.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Upverter

synopsis: Electronic design software company Altium Limited announced that it has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world's first fully-cloud, fully- collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter's entire team of engineers, including its CEO and Co-Founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium Limited is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. "
target: Upverter
Upverter is building browser-based electronic design tools focused on collaboration and usability. Specifically Upverter is building web-based, collaborative schematic capture and PCB layout software aimed at hobbyists, students and the open source hardware community.
price ($mm)
$5.56
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/4/2022 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Motor Design Limited

synopsis: Ansys, the global leader in engineering simulation, has acquired Motor Design Limited (MDL), a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,906.72)
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: Motor Design Limited
Motor Design Limited (MDL) is a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SolidWorks Corp., will acquire Elecworks

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

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

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

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire IGE+XAO Group

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will acquire the IGE+XAO Group through its subsidiary Schneider Electric Industries SAS. The IGE+XAO Group designs, produces, sells, and supports a range of Computer Aided Design, Product Lifecycle Management and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, their technology, software and services improve the way their customers manage and automate their operations. "
target: IGE+XAO Group (ENXTPA:IGE:$35.72)
For over 31 years, the IGE+XAO Group has been a software publisher designing, producing, selling and supporting a range of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
price ($mm)
$219
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.
Gold Standard Simulations is a provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization of advanced process nodes. GSS is the leader in physical simulation of statistical variability, statistical compact model extraction and generation and statistical circuit simulation.
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closed 1/8/2007 via BusinessWire

FISHER/UNITECH, acquired Solid Insight

synopsis: FISHER/UNITECH, a leading engineering technologies firm serving the Midwest, has completed its acquisition of Solid Insight. The acquisition is expected to further extend FISHER/UNITECH’s leadership as a SolidWorks® 3D mechanical design software reseller and PLM consulting organization.
buyer: FISHER/UNITECH
FISHER/UNITECH provides Product Lifecycle Management solutions to discrete manufacturing companies. The company's focus is on process improvement for product development. Process improvement is obtained through the integration of advanced software solutions to replace legacy systems. "
target: Solid Insight
Solid Insight has developed an extensive customer set and an excellent track record of over 200 successful CAD/CAM implementations. It's flagship product is SolidWorks® 3D, mechanical design software.
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National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,312.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.42
EBIT ($mm)
$99.45
Net Income ($mm)
$15.50
Employees
7000
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$39.69
EBIT ($mm)
$13.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: DB:MUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.26
EBIT ($mm)
$21.52
Net Income ($mm)
$12.28
Employees
818
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,504.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,173.51
EBIT ($mm)
$958.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
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: 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
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,835.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$546.93
EBIT ($mm)
$421.67
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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: JASDAQ:4734
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co. Ltd. is a publicly traded software development company in Japan. Being has developed several highly successful software programs since its establishment in 1984. Their products include civil construction estimating software, critical chain project management software, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$54.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.81
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.55
Employees
356
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Ticker: 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
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,318.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,369.79
EBIT ($mm)
$1,150.02
Net Income ($mm)
$835.65
Employees
20000
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$965.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.58
EBIT ($mm)
$122.08
Net Income ($mm)
$93.18
Employees
4626
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Ticker: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,312.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.42
EBIT ($mm)
$99.45
Net Income ($mm)
$15.50
Employees
7000
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$39.69
EBIT ($mm)
$13.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: DB:MUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.26
EBIT ($mm)
$21.52
Net Income ($mm)
$12.28
Employees
818
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,504.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,173.51
EBIT ($mm)
$958.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
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: JASDAQ:4734
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co. Ltd. is a publicly traded software development company in Japan. Being has developed several highly successful software programs since its establishment in 1984. Their products include civil construction estimating software, critical chain project management software, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$54.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.81
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.55
Employees
356
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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,906.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$634.63
EBIT ($mm)
$527.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,318.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,369.79
EBIT ($mm)
$1,150.02
Net Income ($mm)
$835.65
Employees
20000
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$965.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.58
EBIT ($mm)
$122.08
Net Income ($mm)
$93.18
Employees
4626
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Ticker: XTRA:NEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nemetschek
Nemetschek
Nemetschek, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry. With its 12 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 1.8 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$737.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$191.68
EBIT ($mm)
$172.54
Net Income ($mm)
$142.07
Employees
3139
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,835.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$546.93
EBIT ($mm)
$421.67
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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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