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closed 1/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, acquired Alias Systems

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alias, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology, for cash consideration of $197 million USD. This acquisition extends Autodesk's 3D software leadership in the manufacturing and media and entertainment industries.
buyer: Autodesk (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 parent: Accel-KKR
target: Alias Systems
As the world's leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias® develops award-winning software, support, custom development and training solutions for the film, video, game development, interactive media, industrial design and visualization markets.
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closed 6/9/2009 via PR Newswire

IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, acquired VSG

synopsis: Mercury Computer Systems, Inc a leading provider of embedded, high-performance computing systems and software for complex image, sensor, and signal processing applications, announced that it signed a definitive agreement and closed on the sale of its Visualization Sciences Group to IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, based in Toulouse, France.
buyer: IRDI-ICSO Private Equity
IRDI-ICSO Private Equity is the largest independent regional actor in France, managing funds at risk (FCPR) and Investment Funds Proximity (FIP) to cover the needs for capital funding in the West and South of France and Northern Spain. "
target parent: Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
target: VSG
VSG has been a leading vendor of interactive graphics software for over 20 years, delivering cross-platform solutions to professional developers and end-users.
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$12
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announced 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Wind River Systems, will acquire Tilcon Software Limited

synopsis: Wind River announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Tilcon Software Limited, a leading provider of software for creating and deploying graphical user interfaces in embedded devices. Founded in 1987 and located in Ottawa, Canada, Tilcon currently has 18 employees and is exclusively focused on embedded graphics solutions.
buyer: Wind River Systems
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. "
target: Tilcon Software Limited
Tilcon Software is a leading provider of graphical user interface software tools for embedded systems. Tilcon’s rich feature set, support for multiple platforms and extensive experience with real-time and embedded projects has resulted in and effective user interface solution used worldwide.
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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Pegasus Imaging Corporation, purchased ImageGear(R) and NetVue(R) from AccuSoft Corporation

synopsis: Pegasus(R) Imaging Corporation, the world leader in digital imaging technology, announces the acquisition of AccuSoft(R) Corporation's imaging business in an eight-figure deal which includes the ImageGear(R) and NetVue(R) product lines.
buyer: Pegasus Imaging Corporation
Pegasus Imaging Corporation delivers digital imaging software development kits (SDKs), image compression, recognition, and image editing technologies. Technology is delivered as Microsoft .NET, ActiveX, and Silverlight controls, Windows Workflow Activity Libraries, DLLs and applications. "
seller: AccuSoft Corporation
AccuSoft has been providing customers with the tools and technology they need to develop powerful imaging, image-enabled, and data analysis applications. The company's technology is incorporated into thousands of applications used by over 50 million people worldwide.
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closed 5/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Realviz SA

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of REALVIZ S.A., the privately held developer of image-based content creation software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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: Realviz SA
Realviz is a leading developer of image-based creation software, headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France. Realviz develops a suite of image-based content creation solutions for the film, broadcast, gaming, digital imaging, architecture and Internet communities.
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announced 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Scene7, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Scene7, a technology innovator in real-time rich media delivery services. Adobe plans to offer and expand these interactive publishing services as it extends the online presence of its flagship creative technologies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Scene7, Inc.
Scene7 provides the leading dynamic imaging platform in the market. The company’s Infinite Imaging™ Platform (IIP) is the industry’s first complete platform for dynamic image management, production and publishing. IIP dynamically generates unlimited image variations from a single master.
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closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

DAZ Productions, Inc., acquired Eovia Corporation

synopsis: DAZ Productions Inc., a leading developer of professional quality 3D models and software, today announced that it has acquired Eovia(TM) Corp., developer and publisher of leading 3D animation, modeling and rendering solutions, based in Mountain View, Calif.
buyer: DAZ Productions, Inc.
DAZ Productions, Inc. specializes in 3D digital content creation. DAZ is known for providing high-quality 3D models at the industry's most competitive prices. DAZ also develops software applications that support its content, including DAZ|Studio, a 3D character posing. "
target: Eovia Corporation
Eovia Corporation is dedicated to providing unique solutions for creative professionals as well as those just starting their journey into 3D. The company’s award-winning 3D modeling, animation, and rendering tools offer superior versatility, affordability and unmatched ease-of-use.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

ax Inc, acquired MotionPortrait Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ax Corporation, a Japanese provider of AI consulting services, has acquired MotionPortrait Co., Ltd. from Sony, a Japanese conglomerate. MotionPortrait is a Japanese developer of image processing software. MotionPortrait's software converts 2D facial pictures into 3D images and allows users to create a variety of animated facial expressions.
buyer parent: Axell Corporation
buyer: ax Inc
Japan-based ax Inc. is a total solution for machine learning, from SDK tools up to integration support and application development. ax Inc does consulting related to AI (development of AI applications, etc), development and sale of framework related to AI, and the sale of middleware (AXIP). "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: MotionPortrait Co., Ltd.
MotionPortrait is a Japanese developer of image processing software. MotionPortrait's software automatically converts 2D facial pictures into 3D images. Their software allows users to animate the 3D image to create a variety of facial expressions.
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closed 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired China Type Design Limited

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Inc., a leader in font and imaging technologies, has acquired China Type Design Limited, a typeface design and production company based in Hong Kong. As a subsidiary of Monotype Imaging, China Type will help lead expansion into Asian consumer electronics and printer markets which require scalable, multilingual text solutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype Imaging is a global provider of text imaging solutions for manufacturers and developers of consumer electronics devices including laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, and software applications and operating systems. "
target: China Type Design Limited
With offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, China Type Design was founded in 1986 and employs a team of experienced Asian font design and production experts.
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closed 9/15/2008 via BusinessWeek

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired YaWah ApS

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired YaWah ApS, a European dynamic imaging software provider based in Aarhus, Denmark. The acquisition will accelerate the European and global expansion of Adobe® Scene7, the leading hosted rich media platform designed for eCommerce and multi-channel marketing companies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: YaWah ApS
YaWah is recognized today as a leading supplier of cross-media imaging solutions and eCommerce components. Drawing on decades of experience in the imaging software industry, YaWah is dedicated to simplifying cross-media imaging and high-resolution, rich media content publishing.
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closed 3/29/2006 via

NVIDIA Corporation, acquired Hybrid Graphics, Ltd.

synopsis: NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hybrid Graphics Ltd., the leading developer of embedded 2D and 3D graphics software for handheld devices. No further terms of the acquisition were disclosed.
buyer: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA:$26,914.00)
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. "
target: Hybrid Graphics, Ltd.
Founded in 1994 and based in Finland, Hybrid Graphics is a highly respected software company at the forefront of developing and licensing graphics technology solutions for handheld consumer devices.
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announced 12/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Maxon, will acquire Pixologic

synopsis: Maxon, a German developer that creates superior creative tools for artists, will acquire Pixologic, a company that develops innovative software for creative expression. Pixologic's ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting software solution that simplifies the science behind generating computer graphics.
buyer parent: Nemetschek
buyer: Maxon
Headquartered in Germany, Maxon is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its Cinema 4D and Redshift 3D software products have been used to help create and render everything from visual effects in feature films, TV shows and commercials, and more. "
target: Pixologic
Pixologic develops innovative software for creative expression. Pixologic's ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting software solution that simplifies the science behind generating computer graphics. Their software is used by leading film studios, game developers, and designers around the world.
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closed 1/14/2008 via BusinessWire

Chyron Corporation, acquired AXIS Graphics

synopsis: Chyron announced a powerful and innovative change in how graphics can be created for digital video and the Internet with the launch of Chyron Online. The foundation for this new division is today's acquisition of AXIS Graphics, a unique proprietary web-based graphics system that has pioneered online graphics production.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: AXIS Graphics
AXIS is the world's first online content creation system for broadcasters. Utilizing existing on-air graphics packages, AXIS enables anyone in a newsroom the ability to build broadcast quality news graphics directly from the desktop. No special hardware or software is required.
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closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Skymatter Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk announced an agreement to purchase Skymatter's assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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: Skymatter Limited
Skymatter is a private technology company committed to providing real solutions to the high-end needs of the Visual Effects, Gaming and Design industries. The Skymatter team has deep experience with diverse subjects including advanced mathematics, game engine development and rendering technology.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 12/16/2008 via BusinessWire

ARM Holdings plc, acquired Logipard AB

synopsis: ARM announced that it has acquired Logipard AB, a leading Sweden-based video IP company. The acquisition enables ARM to bring to market the ARM® Mali™-VE multi standard video engine family of products.
buyer: ARM Holdings plc (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. "
target: Logipard AB
Logipard AB is a leading video IP company. They are designers of power-efficient video encode and decode acceleration technologies for the mobile and consumer markets and are the leading provider of video IP to one of the world’s leading mobile technology suppliers for platforms used by LG.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
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closed 9/26/2007 via BusinessWire

mental images, purchased software development unit and select software tools from Luminova

synopsis: mental images®, a global leader in the fast-growing market for high-end 3D visualization software, and Luminova™, the specialized British-Australian system integrator for 3D custom visualizations, today announced that the Luminova software development unit has moved to mental images who also acquired select software tools from Luminova.
buyer: mental images
mental images is the recognized international leader in providing rendering software to the entertainment, computer-aided design, scientific visualization, architecture, and other industries that require sophisticated images. mental images GmbH is a privately held company based in Berlin, Germany. "
seller: Luminova
Luminova developed one of the world’s first ‘end to end’ 64bit production pipelines that has been heavily customized to allow massively large and complex scenes to be processed as single models, removing labor-intensive simplification or compositing tasks from the process.
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closed 4/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Trade and Technologies France

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced it has acquired Trade and Technologies France (TTF), makers of computer-aided design (CAD) data interoperability software. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Trade and Technologies France
Trade and Technologies France is a privately held company headquartered near Lyon, France. Along with the strong industry expertise of its staff, TTF's technology includes CAD software interoperability translators and software libraries for high-end 3D visualization.
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closed 7/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., acquired Dynamixyz

synopsis: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. has acquired privately-held Dynamixyz, a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. They own and operate a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning
buyer: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO:$3,504.80)
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. "
target: Dynamixyz
Dynamixyz is a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. They own and operate a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning
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closed 1/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, acquired Alias Systems

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alias, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology, for cash consideration of $197 million USD. This acquisition extends Autodesk's 3D software leadership in the manufacturing and media and entertainment industries.
buyer: Autodesk (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 parent: Accel-KKR
target: Alias Systems
As the world's leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias® develops award-winning software, support, custom development and training solutions for the film, video, game development, interactive media, industrial design and visualization markets.
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$197
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closed 6/16/2004 via PR Newswire

Accel-KKR, acquired Alias Systems

synopsis: Silicon Graphics SGI, provider of the industry's highest-performing compute, storage and visualization products, today announced the closing of the sale of its Alias graphics software business to Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity investment firm. The final purchase price is $57.5 million in cash.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. The firm invests primarily in software and IT-enabled businesses well positioned for top-line and bottom-line growth. "
target parent: Silicon Graphics, Inc.
target: Alias Systems
As the world's leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias® develops award-winning software, support, custom development and training solutions for the film, video, game development, interactive media, industrial design and visualization markets.
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announced 3/24/2022 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire The Wild

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. will acquire The Wild, a cloud-connected, extended reality (XR) platform, which includes its namesake solutions, The Wild, and IrisVR. This acquisition enables Autodesk to meet increasing needs for augmented reality and virtual reality technology advancements within the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk is changing how the world is designed and made. The company's technology spans architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, media and entertainment, empowering innovators everywhere to solve challenges big and small. "
target: The Wild
The Wild is an immersive collaboration platform that uses virtual and augmented reality to help architecture, design, and enterprise teams save time and make better decisions by experiencing their work together, remotely, in a shared virtual space.
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closed 1/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moxion Limited

synopsis: Autodesk has announced the acquisition of Moxion, the New Zealand-based developer of a powerful, cloud-based platform for digital dailies used by leading filmmakers on some of the world's most complex and challenging productions, including "The Midnight Sky," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and "The Matrix Resurrections."
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Moxion Limited
Moxion is the New Zealand-based developer of a powerful, cloud-based platform for digital dailies used by leading filmmakers on some of the world's most complex and challenging productions, including "The Midnight Sky," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and "The Matrix Resurrections."
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announced 12/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire ProEst

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it is acquiring ProEst, a cloud-based estimating solution that enables construction teams to create estimates, perform digital takeoffs, generate detailed reports and proposals and manage bid-day processes.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: ProEst
ProEst is a cloud-based estimating solution that enables construction teams to create estimates, perform digital takeoffs, generate detailed reports and proposals and manage bid-day processes.
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closed 4/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Upchain

synopsis: Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has acquired Upchain, a Canadian provider of cloud-based product life cycle management (PLM) solutions. Upchain integrates engineering data up and down the value chain to drive collaboration and growth. Their software makes product data simple to create, manage, and share.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Upchain
Upchain is a Canadian provider of cloud-based product life cycle management (PLM) solutions. Upchain integrates engineering data up and down the value chain to drive collaboration, innovation, and growth. Their software makes product data simple to create, manage, and share.
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announced 2/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Innovyze, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Innovyze, Inc., a global leader in water infrastructure software. The acquisition positions Autodesk as a technology leader in end-to-end water infrastructure solutions from design to operations.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Innovyze, Inc.
Innovyze empowers water professionals around the world to create, manage, and maintain water services. Innovyze is the global leader in water infrastructure data analytics software, providing enduring support for customer success.
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announced 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Spacemaker

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, will acquire Spacemaker, a Norwegian cloud-based AI software solution for early-stage real-estate development. Spacemaker enables architects, urban designers, and real estate developers to create proposals that maximize living qualities and density of a building site.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Spacemaker
Spacemaker is a Norwegian cloud-based AI software solution for early-stage real-estate development. Spacemaker enables architects, urban designers, and real estate developers to make more informed design decisions and create proposals that maximize living qualities and density of a building site.
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announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Pype

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, will acquire Pype, a provider of cloud-based solutions for automating construction project management workflows. Pype provides solutions for project startup, project management, and project closeout. Their software uses AI to automate project planning processes.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Pype
Pype is a provider of cloud-based solutions for automating construction project management workflows. Pype provides solutions for project startup, project management, and project closeout. Their software uses AI and machine learning to automate project planning processes.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire BuildingConnected

synopsis: Autodesk announced it intends to buy construction software platform BuildingConnected. BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: BuildingConnected
BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects. BuildingConnected’s mission is to connect every business in the $10 trillion construction industry.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire PlanGrid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a leading provider of construction productivity software. PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: PlanGrid
PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle. PlanGrid software offers real-time collaboration, keeping the field and the office on the same page.
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closed 7/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Assemble Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk has made a name for itself among designers, engineers and architects with its 3D and other modelling software. Autodesk has acquired Assemble Systems, a startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Assemble Systems, Inc.
Assemble Systems is a Houston, TX-based startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CAD-Software EAGLE

synopsis: Premier Farnell announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiary Celdis Limited, it has completed the sale of Cadsoft Computer GmbH and the assets used in connection with the sale of Cadsoft products in the US to a subsidiary of Autodesk Inc. Cadsoft is a software development business that produces electronics design software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: Premier Farnell plc
target: CAD-Software EAGLE
CadSoft Computer GmbH and CadSoft Computer US (a trading division of Newark Corporation) are part of Premier Farnell plc. group of companies. CadSoft specializes in the development of the popular CAD-Software EAGLE used by design engineers worldwide for more than 25 years.
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closed 4/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Solid Angle S.L.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Solid Angle, developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target: Solid Angle S.L.
Solid Angle is the developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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announced 8/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire SeeControl

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed an agreement to acquire SeeControl, a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: SeeControl
SeeControl is a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The SeeControl service helps manufacturers and systems integrators connect, analyze, control, and manage remote products, things, and assets and create new service revenue opportunities.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Shotgun Software, acquired Tweak Software, Inc.

synopsis: Tweak Software, the makers of the RV player, are joining the Shotgun team at Autodesk. Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review.
buyer parent: Autodesk, Inc.
buyer: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency. "
target: Tweak Software, Inc.
Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Bitsquid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has acquired Stockholm-based Bitsquid AB, the creator of the Bitsquid game engine. Multiple game developers have used the modern and flexible Bitsquid engine to create 3D games for next-generation consoles and PCs.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Bitsquid
Bitsquid is a new high-end game engine, built from the ground up to focus on excellent multicore performance, cache friendly data layouts and advanced rendering techniques.
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closed 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Creative Market

synopsis: Autodesk has officially acquired Creative Market, a site that sells digital stock graphics, typefaces, and themes. Creative Market was launched in 2012 by the popular color palette network COLOURlovers. Their entire company is now a part of Autodesk's consumer group and that includes COLOURlovers community as well as ColorSchemer software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Creative Market
Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world. They’re passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Circuits.io

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
announced 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sandvik, will acquire Mastercam

synopsis: Sandvik, a high-tech and global engineering group, will acquire Mastercam, a leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for manufacturing industries. Mastercam provides solutions for designers and NC programmers around the world, in a spectrum of applications including multiaxis routing, milling and turning, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design and more.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,213.31)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Mastercam
Mastercam is a leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for manufacturing industries. Mastercam provides solutions for designers and NC programmers around the world, in a spectrum of applications including multiaxis routing, milling and turning, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, acquired Lantek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: TRUMPF, a German industrial machine manufacturing company, has acquired Lantek, a company that provides software solutions CAD/CAM/MES/ERP for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting and punching technology.
buyer: TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG
TRUMPF is a German high-tech company that offers production solutions in the machine tool and laser sectors. It is driving digital connectivity in the manufacturing industry through consulting, platform, and software offers. "
target: Lantek Systems, Inc.
Lantek integrates the most advanced nesting software in the industry with the highest standards in manufacturing management solutions. Lantek provides software solutions CAD/CAM/MES/ERP for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting and punching technology.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire ESPRIT

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire ESPRIT, a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: ESPRIT
ESPRIT is a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts. Their solution delivers powerful full-spectrum programming for 2-5 axis milling, 2-22 axis turning, wire EDM and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Vero Software Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software that aids the design and manufacturing processes.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, announced it has completed its acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH, a provider of product development solutions, for approximately $250 million net of cash acquired and excluding transaction fees.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: CoCreate Software
CoCreate Software is a provider of PLM and CAD software. Over 5,000 manufacturing companies on active support, predominantly in the high-tech and electronics and heavy machinery industries, depend on CoCreate in order to achieve speed and flexibility in their modeling processes.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/16/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired NC Graphics Ltd

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, has acquired NC Graphics Ltd., headquartered in Cambridge, England. The acquisition of NC Graphics is in direct response to customer demand for specialized CAM capabilities required for molds, dies and prototypes.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: NC Graphics Ltd
NC Graphics offers leading high-speed machining CAM solutions optimized for tool making and high-speed, precision machining processes. NC Graphics has revolutionized the process of producing NC machining toolpaths for molds and dies.
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closed 1/23/2006 via PR Newswire

Autoweb Inc., acquired Datranet Limited

synopsis: Autoweb Inc., a NTT Com Group company and a global provider of engineering data management services for the automotive and aerospace industries, has acquired Datranet Limited.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Autoweb Inc.
Trubiquity drives a software-as-a-service based community, connecting enterprises across all global communication protocols and standards. On top of our core collaboration network, Trubiquity applications integrate enterprises and automate critical business processes across the global value chain. "
target: Datranet Limited
Datranet Limited is a developer of product-design communication and collaboration solutions. Datranet's Fusion-DX(TM) product line provides low cost of ownership, scaleable and thin-client web portal-based solutions to ensure efficient, fast and secure availability of CAD.
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$22,284.00)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Intergraph Corporation, acquired TechServer Corp.

synopsis: Intergraph® Korea Ltd. has acquired all the shares of TechServer Corp., a Seoul-based software and services company specializing in automated drafting, data exchange and system integration in the shipbuilding, process, power and offshore industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
target: TechServer Corp.
TechServer is an international software developing company founded in January 1999 and is based in Seoul, Korea. By customizing and developing new functionality in CAD software systems, TechServer develops systems to address users’ critical requirements and accelerate design processes.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moldflow Corporation

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader of design innovation software and technologies, has acquired Moldflow Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions that allow designers to predict and optimize how plastic components will perform during each phase of the design and manufacture process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Moldflow Corporation
Moldflow is the leading provider of plastics simulation software that empowers more users to optimize more designs across their enterprise from the earliest stages of new product development. Moldflow products benefit anyone involved in the design or manufacture of plastics injection molded parts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$271 [$180]
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.5x
closed 8/27/2009 via BusinessWire

Synfora, Inc., purchased Esterel Studio from Esterel EDA Technologies

synopsis: Synfora, Inc., the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools for integrated circuit and system designers of large, complex processing applications, announced that it has purchased Esterel Studio™, a tool suite developed by Esterel EDA Technologies.
buyer: Synfora, Inc.
Synfora, Inc. is the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools used to design complex systems-on-chips (SoCs) and FPGAs. Synfora's PICO algorithmic synthesis platform offers designers of large, complex subsystems productivity gains at the highest-level design abstraction and delivers high QoR."
seller: Esterel EDA Technologies
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design and verification tools for critical embedded systems. Esterel are the creators of the SCADE Suite and SCADE Display development tools for safety-critical embedded software.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Ponte Solutions

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has acquired the assets of Ponte Solutions, Inc., the Mountain View, CA developer of model-based design for manufacturing (DFM) solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Ponte Solutions
Ponte Solutions, Inc. develops and markets unique model-based software products and design for manufacturing solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors.
price ($mm)
$5.65
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2007 via

Aprio Technologies merged with Blaze DFM,

synopsis: Blaze DFM, the electrical DFM company, has signed a letter of intent to merge with Aprio Technologies, a technology leader in providing design for manufacturability solutions to the semiconductor industry.
buyer: Blaze DFM
Blaze DFM provides software solutions to fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and silicon foundries. Blaze products give IC designers greater control over manufacturing variability, improving yield and shortening time to volume production. "
target: Aprio Technologies
Aprio Technologies Inc. is a leader in design for manufacturability solutions that ensure successful design and fabrication of nanometer technology semiconductor devices. At the core of Aprio’s offerings is its unique capability to provide correct and accurate manufacturing information to designers.
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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 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

synopsis: Cognex completed the acquisition of AQSense, a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications. The company’s software engineers will join Cognex’s 3D engineering team.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." "
target: AQSense
AQSense, is a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Fabasoft AG, will acquire Xpublisher GmbH

synopsis: Austria-based Fabasoft AG has agreed to acquire the majority of shares in Xpublisher GmbH, a software company based in Munich. Xpublisher GmbH specializes in technologies in the content area. Xpublisher's editorial system creates and manages all content and its associated assets media-neutral and separates them from the publication channel.
buyer: Fabasoft AG (FAA:$42.19)
Fabasoft AG is an Austrian software product company and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management. Fabasoft's products digitize, simplify, and accelerate business processes - within and across organizational and national boundaries. "
target: Xpublisher GmbH
Germany-based Xpublisher GmbH is a software company specializing in technologies in the content area. Publishing and media houses, portal operators benefit from the fully integrated functions of the professional crossmedia editorial system Xpublisher and the browser-based XML editor Xeditor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon has acquired all outstanding shares in the German company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH. MTWZ is a leading developer and provider of software solutions for quality control of complex mechanical parts in the powertrain area. Also, MTWZ is a solutions provider for turnkey projects around material handling metrology solutions.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions within measurement technologies and polymers. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 9 400 employees in 30 countries and net sales of about 14,000 MSEK. "
target: Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH
Messtechnik Wetzlar provides software and systems for all types and makes of coordinate measuring machines. As a manufacturer-independant vendor of application services, peripheral systems and software for dimensional metrology, we can provide turn-key solutions customized to your individual needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Issuu, acquired Magma

synopsis: Digital publishing platform Issuu announced its acquisition of Magma, an editorial platform that enables writers, editors, advertising salespeople and art directors to collaborate in organizing, laying out and proofing publications.
buyer: Issuu
Issuu is the world's fastest growing digital publishing platform with more than 4.5 million publishers and more than 9 million publications. "
target: Magma
Magma is developer of an editorial tool that publishers of all sizes use to save time and work smarter. Magma provides an online, subscription based, tool for planning, organizing, and creating content – helping both classic print and emerging digital publications.
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Employees
144
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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: IMGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics provides complete solutions for the film, television, interactive entertainment and commercial markets, and through its consumer products, enables Internet users to create new immersive experiences in games and social networks.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: TSE:3993
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology develops machine learning and deep learning area algorithm modules such as general-purpose dialog engine and area-specific image recognition engines. Their mission is to formulate future software, research and develop technology to enhance various software and hardware.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$5.61
Net Income ($mm)
$5.63
Employees
80
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Ticker: HPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, their technology makes IT more efficient, productive and secure.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27,557.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,563.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.00
Net Income ($mm)
$648.00
Employees
59400
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Ticker: ROIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Return On Investment Corporation
Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB: ROIE) is a software company. More than 85,000 businesses use ROI software to process payments on virtually any computer and to connect IBM midrange systems to the rest of the world. ROI Corporation subsidiaries include GO Software, Net 400 and Tectonic Solut
year
2003
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Prism
Blue Prism
Blue Prism's Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules based, back office administrative processes, reducing cost and improving accuracy by creating a "digital workforce"​.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$205.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1025
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MLGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mLight Tech, Inc.
mLight Tech, Inc., a development stage company, intends to provide software solutions to simplify the management of networked personal computers.
year
2013
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Ticker: ENXTBR:BAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barco n.v.
Barco n.v.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products - encompassing the entire visualization spectrum - for a variety of selected professional markets: entertainment & corporate, healthcare, industrial & government, and defense & aerospace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,330.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.99
EBIT ($mm)
$80.75
Net Income ($mm)
$30.40
Employees
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$217.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
556
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: AIM:GBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globo Plc
The Globo Group has established itself as one of the market leaders in the Greek ICT market. It provides e-business and telecom software products and related services to the private and governmental sectors in Greece as well as developing and operating broadband wired and wireless networks.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$97.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.39
EBIT ($mm)
$35.60
Net Income ($mm)
$34.53
Employees
165
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Ticker: ADSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,386.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$826.10
EBIT ($mm)
$742.60
Net Income ($mm)
$497.00
Employees
12600
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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: ENXTPA:LSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectra SA
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$318.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.62
EBIT ($mm)
$41.17
Net Income ($mm)
$25.97
Employees
2400
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Ticker: MKFG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Markforged
Markforged
Markforged is reimagining how humans build everything by leading a technology-driven transformation of manufacturing with solutions for enterprises and societies throughout the world. Markforged is creator of the integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$91.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($57.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($59.04)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.85
Employees
374
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Ticker: GS:MTLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Materialise NV
Materialise NV
Materialise is a global leader in 3D printing solutions. Materialise provides a range of software solutions and 3D printing services. Their platforms enable players in industries such as healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build 3D printing applications.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$86.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.18
EBIT ($mm)
$0.35
Net Income ($mm)
$2.18
Employees
958
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: ENXTBR:GLOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hybrid Software Group PLC
Hybrid Software Group PLC
UK-based Hybrid Software Group PLC is a leading developer of enterprise software for industrial print manufacturing. Customers include press manufacturers such as HP, Canon, Durst, Roland, Hymmen, and hundreds of packaging printers, trade shops, and converters worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$37.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.29
EBIT ($mm)
$2.86
Net Income ($mm)
$2.38
Employees
120
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Ticker: OTCPK:JMDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions. Its flagship product, Vocal, is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with publishing tools and monetization features.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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