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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired SAIPS

synopsis: Ford Motor Co., a global automotive industry leader, has acquired SAIPS, an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles. SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. "
target: SAIPS
SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning. They are an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

National Instruments Corporation, acquired monoDrive

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

Foretellix, will acquire Metamoto

synopsis: Israel-based Foretellix will acquire Metamoto, the developer of a cloud-based solution for testing and validation of automotive software. Incorporating Metamoto's expertise and technology will assist Foretellix in accelerating its roadmap, providing OEMs and Tier 1s with a best in class, simulator agnostic verification & Validation solution.
buyer: Foretellix
Israel-based Foretellix's mission is to enable measurable safety of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and autonomous vehicles. The company develops intelligent automation and analytic tools to orchestrate and monitor hundreds of millions of driving scenarios. "
target: Metamoto
Metamoto is the developer of a cloud-based solution for developing, testing, debugging, and validating automotive software. Its Simulation as a Service offering provides enterprise products and services for massively scalable, safe, scenario-based training and testing of autonomous system software.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Waymo LLC, acquired Latent Logic

synopsis: Waymo, a self-driving technology development company and subsidiary of Google, has acquired Latent Logic, a UK start-up. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Waymo LLC
Waymo LLC is a self-driving technology development company. It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Waymo originated as a project of Google before it became a stand-alone subsidiary in December 2016. In April 2017, Waymo started a limited trial of a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target parent: University of Oxford
target: Latent Logic
Latent Logic is a UK start-up that uses imitation learning to simulate models of human behavior on the road. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Understand.ai

synopsis: dSPACE, the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired understand.ai, an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Understand.ai
Based in Germany, understand.ai is an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles. They focus on contributing to the qualitative perception of self-driving cars.
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closed 1/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired Explorer.ai

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers, announced that it has acquired Explorer.ai, a mapping and computer vision start-up that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Both companies are based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: Explorer.ai
Explorer.ai is a mapping and computer vision start-up. They offer a unified mapping platform that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Explorer.ai is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Yokogawa Electric Corporation, acquired Grazper Technologies ApS

synopsis: Tokyo-based Yokogawa Electric Corporation has acquired Grazper Technologies ApS. Headquartered in Denmark, Grazper has developed advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for analyzing images, and Yokogawa aims to leverage these technologies within its various existing businesses and to develop new industrial AI solutions.
buyer: Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TSE:6841:$3,771.08)
Tokyo-based Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The company's various areas of business, including industrial automation, life innovation, aviation, and others, provide essential instruments and equipment with precision and reliability."
target parent: Promentum Equity Partners
target: Grazper Technologies ApS
Copenhagen-based Grazper is a software company that develops AI-based technologies and solutions. The company possesses advanced AI-based technologies for image analysis and a solution that allows AI software to run efficiently on a field-programmable gate array (FPGA), a type of integrated circuit.
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 3/23/2012 via PR Newswire

MicroMax, Inc. merged with Danlaw Inc.,

synopsis: Danlaw, Inc., a global provider of automotive electronics and embedded engineering services, announced it has acquired embedded software tool maker and services provider MicroMax, Inc. Upon completion of this merger, the companies will comprise North America's most innovative and comprehensive automotive embedded software solutions provider.
buyer: Danlaw Inc.
Danlaw's 300+ engineering professionals have been providing automotive embedded electronics solutions to OEM's and their Tier-1 supply base for over 28 years. Their customers include Automotive OEMs, automotive electronics suppliers, fleet and automotive insurance companies worldwide. "
target: MicroMax, Inc.
MicroMax, Inc. is an embedded software tool maker and services provider for large and mid-sized companies that design and manufacture electronic controls systems. Their services and products are targeted to model-based development processes as well as traditional software development processes.
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closed 1/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired PI-VR

synopsis: Autodesk has completed the acquisition of PI-VR, a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. Autodesk intends to integrate Autodesk technologies into the PI-VR platform, while continuing to sell, support and enhance the PI-VR product line.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. "
target: PI-VR
PI-VR is a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. The PI-VR enterprise is established and leading the field of developing software solutions for high-end virtual reality.
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

D2S, Inc., acquired Gauda

synopsis: D2S, a supplier of computational design platforms based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit (GPGPU) technologies, announced that it has acquired all assets of Gauda, Inc., a developer of GPGPU-based computational lithography acceleration technology headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
buyer: D2S, Inc.
D2S is a supplier of a computational design platform to based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit technologies. Their platform maximizes eBeam technology to reduce mask costs for both low- and high-volume applications. "
target: Gauda
Gauda is the first company to introduce the technology to accelerate computation for optical proximity correction using graphical processing units. It developed a new breed of algorithms that accelerate the most computation-intensive EDA applications.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

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

ARM Ltd., acquired Carbon Design Systems

synopsis: ARM has acquired the product portfolio and other business assets of Carbon Design Systems (Carbon). The company is a leading supplier of cycle-accurate virtual prototyping solutions, to deliver design optimization, time-to-market and cost-efficiency gains for its partners.
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs technology at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. We are enabling the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. "
target: Carbon Design Systems
Carbon Design Systems is the leading provider of system level modeling and validation tools for complex SoC design.
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closed 10/4/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Tesla Motors, Inc., acquired DeepScale

synopsis: Autonomous vehicles are set to revolutionize the concept of transport. To capitalize on the changing dynamics of the auto industry, Tesla acquired DeepScale, a California-based computer vision startup, in order to develop fully driverless cars. DeepScale is a CA-based computer vision startup that offers AI software for vehicles called Carver21.
buyer: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA:$24,941.43)
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation. California-based Tesla is committed to having the best-in-class in safety, performance, and reliability in all Tesla cars. "
target: DeepScale
DeepScale is a CA-based computer vision startup that offers AI software for vehicles called Carver21. Carver21 offers a portfolio of perception software modules that give Tier-1s and OEMs the flexibility they need to create modular, scalable ADAS (Advanced driver-assistance systems).
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V.

synopsis: Cadmatic, a company that develops and supplies 3D design software and information management solutions for the plant and marine industries, has acquired Numeriek Centrum Groningen BV, a company that specializes in hull and steel design software.
buyer: Cadmatic
Cadmatic develops and supplies world-class 3D design software and information management solutions for the plant and marine industries. Their headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. They specialize in piping, outfitting and plant design software. "
target: Numeriek Centrum Groningen B.V.
Numeriek Centrum Groningen (NCG) is a high tech software and service company which develops and markets the successful NUPAS-CADMATIC 3D software solution for the international shipbuilding industry. They specialize in hull and steel design software.
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closed 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Rocketick Technologies

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rocketick Technologies Ltd., an Israel based pioneer and leading provider of multicore parallel simulation. The Rocketick solution is proven and used by numerous marquee systems and semiconductor companies in the mobile, server and graphics domains.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,682.89)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays a role in integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment and computer systems."
target: Rocketick Technologies
Rocketick's market-leading technology achieves linear speed-up by parallelizing simulation on standard x86-based multicore servers, providing automated partitioning across designs and testbenches, and the flexibility to direct simulations to server farm resources ranging from one to 64 cores.
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announced 10/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Sandvik Coromant, will acquire CGTech

synopsis: Sandvik Coromant, a Swedish provider of manufacturing tools and machining solutions, will acquire CGTech, a global provider of numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization, and analysis software technology for manufacturing. CGTech's VERICUT enables companies to detect errors, potential collisions and areas of inefficiency.
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: CGTech
CGTech is a global provider of numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization, and analysis software technology for manufacturing. CGTech’s flagship product, VERICUT, enables companies to detect errors, potential collisions and areas of inefficiency.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, announced that it has acquired Comet Solutions, Inc., a provider of best-in-class software for simulation process management.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras offers the next-generation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. The Aras PLM platform helps manage today's business of engineering. "
target: Comet Solutions
Comet Solutions provides software and services that simplify the complex process of engineering product systems. Using Comet’s technology, manufacturers are able to reuse complex simulations in order to scale the application and use of simulation results.
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired MSC.Software Corporation

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a provider of information technologies that drive productivity across industrial enterprise applications, announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of MSC Software, a leading provider of computer-aided engineering solutions, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technologies that drive dynamic decision making across industrial and geospatial applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is a leading provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) solutions, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development. MSC's simulation analysis capabilities empower customers to optimise design for production.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired SAIPS

synopsis: Ford Motor Co., a global automotive industry leader, has acquired SAIPS, an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles. SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. "
target: SAIPS
SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning. They are an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles.
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announced 6/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Ford Motor Company, will acquire Electriphi

synopsis: Ford, one of the largest automobile makers in the world, will acquire Electriphi, a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) fleet and energy management solutions. Electriphi simplifies the transition to EV fleets. Their software provides an end-to-end view of EV fleet operations with real-time status for vehicles, chargers and other fleet assets.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Electriphi
Electriphi is a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) fleet and energy management solutions. Electriphi simplifies the transition to EV fleets. Their software provides an end-to-end view of EV fleet operations with real-time status for vehicles, chargers, and other fleet assets.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Canvas

synopsis: Fair, a FinTech company that has built a smartphone-based car leasing platform, has acquired Canvas, an online platform for personalized car leasing that includes insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage, from its owner Ford Motor Credit. The Canvas business will continue to operate, but it will gradually switch over to the Fair brand.
buyer: Fair
Fair is a FinTech company that provides a new way to shop, get approved, and pay for a car all from a phone. The company provides customers with the freedom to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and the flexibility to turn it in at any time. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: Canvas
Canvas is an online platform that offers convenient and personalized monthly car subscriptions from 3-12+ months. All of Canvas' cars come with everything customers need to hit the road, like insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Ford Motor Company, acquired Quantum Signal LLC

synopsis: Ford Motor Company, one of the largest automobile makers in the world, has acquired Quantum Signal, a company that has worked on the cutting edge of mobile robotics for numerous clients, including the military and helped the military develop software that allowed it to remotely control robotic vehicles from thousands of miles away.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Quantum Signal LLC
Quantum Signal has worked on the cutting edge of mobile robotics for numerous clients, including the military. Quantum Signal helped the military develop software that allowed it to remotely control robotic vehicles from thousands of miles away.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Ford Motor Company, acquired Spin

synopsis: Ford Smart Mobility, LLC, a division of Ford Motor Company, has acquired Spin, a San Francisco-based electric scooter-sharing company that provides customers an alternative for first- and last-mile transportation.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Spin
Spin is a San Francisco-based electric scooter-sharing company that provides customers an alternative for first- and last-mile transportation. They currently serve more than 50 markets in the US, including Seattle, Dallas, Washington DC, Charlotte, and Miami.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired TransLoc

synopsis: Ford Motor Company, one of the largest automobile makers in the world, has bought TransLoc through its subsidiary Ford Smart Mobility LLC. TransLoc makes software platforms for transit agencies, cities and universities. TransLoc offers software that helps public-owned transit systems more efficiently respond to demand.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: TransLoc
TransLoc makes software platforms for transit agencies, cities and universities. TransLoc offers software that helps public-owned transit systems more efficiently respond to demand. The company works with cities across the country.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired Autonomic

synopsis: Ford Motor Company, the premier automobile maker, has bought Autonomic through its subsidiary Ford Smart Mobility LLC. Autonomic creates cloud-based platforms for transportation companies. Their Transportation Mobility Cloud is a platform that connects urban mobility systems with the goal of creating a safer transportation network.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Autonomic
Autonomic creates cloud-based platforms for transportation companies. Their Transportation Mobility Cloud is a platform that connects the diverse components of today’s urban mobility systems with the goal of creating a safer, more efficient and sustainable transportation network.
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closed 2/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Ford Motor Company, acquired Argo AI, LLC

synopsis: Ford Motor Company, one of the largest automobile makers in the world, has acquired Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company dedicated to self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Argo AI, LLC
Argo AI is an artificial intelligence company dedicated to self-driving vehicles. The company is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired SAIPS

synopsis: Ford Motor Co., a global automotive industry leader, has acquired SAIPS, an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles. SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. "
target: SAIPS
SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning. They are an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles.
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closed 6/2/2016 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired OEConnection LLC

synopsis: OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading automotive parts technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, facilitating an estimated $20 billion in annual replacement parts trade, announced that Providence Equity Partners will acquire a majority equity stake in OEC.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $45 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection is the leading parts ecommerce technology provider for OEM distribution networks, serving over 20 OEMs, 100,000 dealership and repair customers. Customers use OEC solutions millions of times each month to access real-time, dynamic pricing and to move original equipment parts.
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closed 9/26/2013 via Reuters

Ford Motor Company, acquired Livio Connect

synopsis: Ford has bought software company Livio in a move the automaker hopes will beef up its in-car connectivity that is critical to winning over younger, more affluent buyers. The acquisition will also help promote the automaker's method of connecting smartphones with the vehicle as an industry standard, which will help speed the pace of app development
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. "
target: Livio Connect
Livio Connect is a liaison between consumers' various apps and hardware devices. It’s a protocol that enables users to control today’s apps with their voice or fingers through the physical buttons on hardware equipment — including enabled car stereos, televisions, and home audio systems.
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announced 10/10/2012 via PR Newswire

DealerTrack, Inc., will purchase iConnect Direct DMS from Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.

synopsis: DealerTrack announced that DealerTrack Canada will acquire the assets of Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited's iCONNECT Direct DMS business. iCONNECT Direct is an internal dealership managment software application.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
seller parent: Ford Motor Company
seller: Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.
Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, manufactures vehicles, engines, and automotive accessories. The company also operates iCONNECT Direct, an internal Dealership Managment Software.
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$1,739.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$610.11
EBIT ($mm)
$518.45
Net Income ($mm)
$460.22
Employees
4800
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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: 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
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: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,323.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,205.16
EBIT ($mm)
$774.83
Net Income ($mm)
$566.90
Employees
21557
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Ticker: OM:SEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smart Eye
Smart Eye
Smart Eye is a Swedish developer of AI-powered eye-tracking technology. Smart Eye's Driver Monitoring System (DMS) offers eye tracking software for integration in passenger cars and other vehicles to facilitate better safety and other functions that improve the user experience.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$12.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: GVP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GSE Systems
GSE Systems
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all its major competitors combined.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$40.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.06
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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Ticker: TNAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeleNav, Inc.
TeleNav, Inc.
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$243.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.97
EBIT ($mm)
$2.70
Net Income ($mm)
$6.36
Employees
696
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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: XTRA:VOW3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Volkswagen AG
The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. In 2014, the Group increased the number of vehicles delivered to customers to 10.137 million (2013: 9.731 million).
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$269,203.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,440.93
EBIT ($mm)
$8,230.43
Net Income ($mm)
$5,573.65
Employees
664196
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Ticker: XTRA:DAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daimler AG
Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$191,616.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,381.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1,236.78
Net Income ($mm)
$423.14
Employees
298611
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Ticker: GM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Motors Corporation
General Motors Corporation
General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 205,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$152,356.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,690.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,897.00
Net Income ($mm)
$9,687.00
Employees
215000
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Ticker: F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company,is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$129,052.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,451.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,539.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,976.00
Employees
186000
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Ticker: DB:BMW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BMW Group
BMW Group
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (BMW Group), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. Its Automotive segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells cars and off-road vehicles under the BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce brands.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$119,863.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,131.65
EBIT ($mm)
$11,785.58
Net Income ($mm)
$9,306.15
Employees
129545
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Ticker: ENXTPA:UG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe PSA
Groupe PSA
Based in France, Groupe PSA designs unique automotive experiences and delivers mobility solutions to meet all customer expectations. The Group has five car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall, and provides a wide array of mobility and smart services under the Free2Move brand.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$72,382.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,048.13
EBIT ($mm)
$5,111.79
Net Income ($mm)
$2,311.13
Employees
170000
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Ticker: TSE:7201
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nissan Motor Corporation
Nissan Motor Corporation
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2015, the company sold more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 12.19 trillion yen.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$117,432.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,871.62
EBIT ($mm)
$7,623.20
Net Income ($mm)
$4,988.66
Employees
161925
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RNO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe Renault
Groupe Renault
Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling more than 2.8 million vehicles in 125 countries in 2015, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,000 points of sales and employing more than 120,000 people.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$67,452.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,956.13
EBIT ($mm)
$4,487.75
Net Income ($mm)
$5,318.52
Employees
180000
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Ticker: TSLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tesla Motors, Inc.
Tesla Motors, Inc.
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation. California-based Tesla is committed to having the best-in-class in safety, performance, and reliability in all Tesla cars.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$24,941.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,332.33
EBIT ($mm)
$333.62
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
48817
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Ticker: THO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thor Industries Inc.
Thor Industries Inc.
Thor Industries is the sole owner of operating subsidiaries that combined represent one of the world’s largest manufacturers of RVs. Thor Industries’ subsidiaries include Airstream, Bison Coach, Crossroads RV, Cruiser RV, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,546.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$660.66
EBIT ($mm)
$460.46
Net Income ($mm)
$285.67
Employees
22250
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Ticker: DB:PAH3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porsche Automobil Holding SE
Porsche Automobil Holding SE is a Germany-based holding company engaged in the automobile manufacture industry. The Company is engaged in the holding and managing of its investments in Volkswagen AG, through which the Company manages twelve motor brands from seven European countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$115.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($53.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($67.39)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,900.93
Employees
935
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