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closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced that it has acquired Frustum, a company that offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
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 (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$454.31)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Upverter

synopsis: Electronic design software company Altium Limited announced that it has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world's first fully-cloud, fully- collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter's entire team of engineers, including its CEO and Co-Founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium Limited is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. "
target: Upverter
Upverter is building browser-based electronic design tools focused on collaboration and usability. Specifically Upverter is building web-based, collaborative schematic capture and PCB layout software aimed at hobbyists, students and the open source hardware community.
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closed 3/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Silvaco, Inc., acquired Invarian, Inc.

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading provider of TCAD, circuit simulation, and IC CAD software tools, announced that it has acquired Invarian, Inc., a recognized leader in block-level to full-chip sign-off analysis for complex, high-performance integrated circuits (ICs).
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the leading supplier of Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) software, and a major supplier of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software for circuit simulation and design of analog, mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits. "
target: Invarian, Inc.
Invarian delivers a suite of tools devised for accurate and effective analysis of designs from IP to block to chip level designs.
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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:$3,650.50)
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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announced 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Comet Group, will acquire Object Research Systems, Inc.

synopsis: The Comet Group, a globally leading Swiss technology firm, will acquire Object Research Systems (ORS), a provider of 3D-visualization and analysis solutions for research and industrial applications in Canada. ORS' Dragonfly platform delivers volume rendering and advanced analysis functions. They also offer a powerful medical imaging solution.
buyer: Comet Group (SWX:COTN:$412.18)
The Comet Group is a globally leading Swiss technology firm. Comet develops and produces innovative high-tech components and systems based on x-ray and radio frequency (RF). The group manufactures RF matching networks, RF generators, x-ray modules, x-ray tubes, x-ray systems, and more. "
target: Object Research Systems, Inc.
Object Research Systems (ORS) is a provider of 3D-visualization and analysis solutions for research and industrial applications in Canada. ORS' Dragonfly platform delivers state-of-the-art volume rendering and advanced analysis functions. They also offer a powerful medical imaging solution.
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closed 7/8/2019 via PR Newswire

Bublar Group AB, acquired Sayduck

synopsis: Bublar Group, the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality Virtual Reality technology, acquired Sayduck, a Finnish leading visualisation platform for design brands and manufacturers to create and showcase products in 3D and Augmented Reality.
buyer: Bublar Group AB (NGM:BUBL:$1.84)
Bublar Group AB is the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The game development is run by the subsidiary Virtual Brains AB and enterprise solutions by the subsidiary Vobling AB. "
target: Sayduck
Headquartered in Finland, Sayduck is the leading visualisation platform for design brands and manufacturers to create and showcase products in 3D and Augmented Reality. Sayduck helps leading brands to drive product engagement and inspire customer confidence with 3D and AR.
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$1.27
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closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Ciespace Corporation

synopsis: ESI Group has acquired Ciespace’s Technology Assets for Cloud Based CAE Modeling. The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products. "
target: Ciespace Corporation
The Ciespace platform is a result of many years of pioneering development. It is the first commercially available CAE Cloud solution with modeling capabilities built entirely on an open, web services platform.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

ESI Group, acquired CyDesign Labs, Inc.

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

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
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closed 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

ComplianceQuest, acquired Lifeguard Solutions

synopsis: ComplianceQuest, makers of a modern 100% native Salesforce-based Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), announced they have successfully acquired LifeGuard Solutions, complementing its core product offering with a comprehensive Environment, Health & Safety Management Solution that is also built natively on the Salesforce platform.
buyer: ComplianceQuest
ComplianceQuest is the fastest growing, 100% modern cloud Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) natively built and run on the Salesforce platform. Delivering best-in-class out-of-the-box solutions, ComplianceQuest fast-tracks an organization’s efficiency, safety, and overall performance. "
target: Lifeguard Solutions
Lifeguard Solutions is a registered Salesforce.com AppExchange partner that focuses on providing Health and Safety solutions to the Construction, Timber, Mining, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrial and Environmental Services Industries.
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closed 6/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Enviance, acquired Actio Corporation

synopsis: Enviance, a leader in cloud-based Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) management software, announced its acquisition of Actio Corporation. Actio is a global software as a service (SaaS) technology company that is empowering manufacturing professionals with a robust, scalable platform to unleash the power of global compliance data.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Enviance
Enviance is a leading provider of cloud-based environmental, health and safety (EH&S) software, leveraging cloud computing technology to deliver its platform online in real-time—anytime, anywhere and enterprise-wide. "
target: Actio Corporation
Actio is a global software as a service (SaaS) technology company that is empowering manufacturing professionals with a robust, scalable platform to unleash the power of global compliance data. Actio's platform includes solutions for compliance with SEC conflict mineral rules and EPA.
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closed 8/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Cadence Design Systems, acquired inspectAR

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, a leader in electronic design automation software and services, has acquired inspectAR, a Canadian augmented reality (AR) tool that accelerates the development, assembly and reworking of circuit boards. inspectAR uses AR to map out complicated electronics, labelling a circuit board’s schematics on a screen in real-time.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,435.53)
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: inspectAR
inspectAR is a Canadian augmented reality (AR) tool that accelerates the development, assembly, debugging and reworking of circuit boards. inspectAR uses AR to map out complicated electronics, labelling a circuit board’s schematics on a screen in real-time.
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announced 12/6/2016 via GlobeNewswire

GTS GmbH will be merged with Silvaco, Inc.,

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc. announced it has agreed to merge with Global TCAD Solutions, GTS. GTS is a TCAD specialist, based in Vienna, Austria, providing powerful and sophisticated yet efficient-to-use software for device and circuit simulation. GTS is a leading TCAD provider of products and services for process and device development.
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco has enabled customers to bring products to market at reduced cost and in the shortest time. "
target: GTS GmbH
Global TCAD Solutions is a leading TCAD provider of products and services for process and device development. GTS offers classical TCAD as well as advanced models dedicated to study and optimize performance, variability, and reliability of n14, n7, and sub-n7 technologies.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired Electrocon International, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens announced the acquisition of the specialized software company Electrocon International Inc. (EII). EII, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$101,571.04)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Electrocon International, Inc.
Electrocon International Inc. (EII) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Ciiva

synopsis: Altium has completed the acquisition of Ciiva. The company is a cloud-based electronic component management system that is designed to transform the way that components are controlled and tracked throughout the product lifecycle management process.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Ciiva
Ciiva has over 70 years of experience in the embedded and automotive electronics marketplaces. Ciiva's vision was to create and provide solutions and services that would revolutionise the way that companies think about, access and manage their product and part data.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ECOonline AS, acquired Nordic Port

synopsis: EcoOnline, an IT firm dedicated to developing software to make workplace safety and management, and documentation of chemicals user-friendly and cost- efficient, has acquired Nordic Port, a leading supplier and developer of SaaS software in the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality area.
buyer: ECOonline AS
EcoOnline is an IT firm dedicated to developing software to make workplace safety and management, and documentation of chemicals, as user-friendly and cost-efficient as possible. They help businesses get control and follow the law, easily and cost -effectively. "
target: Nordic Port
Based in Sweden, Nordic Port is a leading supplier and developer of SaaS software in the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality area. Their products help companies and organisations establish and maintain management systems.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Medgate, acquired regAction

synopsis: Medgate Inc., the global leader in enterprise-grade, SaaS-based Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) management solutions announced its acquisition of regAction Inc., a privately held environmental compliance management SaaS provider. Headquartered in Houston, regAction serves clients in heavy asset industries.
buyer: Medgate
Medgate leverages its cutting-edge SaaS-based technology and broad EHS product suite to partner with organizations around the world to effect meaningful change in the way environmental, health, and safety is managed. "
target: regAction
regAction is the original provider of EMIS SaaS and Enterprise Compliance Software. As an environmental, health and safety (EHS) software company, regAction is concerned with developing and maintaining long term relationships with their clients.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, acquired Blowdown

synopsis: AspenTech has acquired the Blowdown software technology from Dr. Stephen Richardson and Dr. Graham Saville. Blowdown has been used by oil/gas and chemical companies to model depressurization in process plants. Improving safety through the modeling of depressurization systems is a critical activity in the design and operation of every process plant.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$499.51)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
target: Blowdown
Blowdown is a computer program which is the only properly validated program which can simulate and predict what happens during blowdown. Depressurization or “blowdown” protects key process equipment by relieving fluids from the equipment in a controlled manner.
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closed 6/11/2013 via PR Web

ECOonline AS, purchased Chemical Safety Division from PrettyBit Software Oy

synopsis: ECOonline, the leading provider of chemical documentation software and services, acquired chemical safety management division of PrettyBit Software to strengthen its foothold in chemical documentation industry in the Nordics with the aim of further expansion into Europe.
buyer: ECOonline AS
ECOonline Group facilitates chemical information management. The Group’s solutions help cataloging chemicals, material safety data sheets and risk assessments, as well as drawing up the flow of information within the supply chain. "
seller: PrettyBit Software Oy
PrettyBit Software Oy's chemical management software is used for managing safety data sheets and chemical data sets.
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closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced that it has acquired Frustum, a company that offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
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 (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PTC Inc., acquired ioxp GmbH

synopsis: PTC has acquired German start-up ioxp GmbH, a pioneer in the field of video-based augmented reality. ioxp offers cognitive AR and AI solutions for knowledge transfer, training, and quality assurance. PTC plans to integrate ioxp technology for validation and verification of procedural instructions into its Enterprise AR solution suite.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables industrial innovation with award-winning, proven solutions to help companies differentiate their products and services, optimize their operational processes, and improve employee productivity. "
target: ioxp GmbH
ioxp is a German industrial start-up for cognitive AR and AI Software. With partners from around the globe, ioxp is internationally represented and is a pioneer in the field of video-based augmented reality thanks to its technology Cognitive AR.
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closed 11/1/2019 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Onshape

synopsis: PTC announced that it has completed the acquisition of Onshape, creators of the first Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites robust computer aided design (CAD) with powerful data management and collaboration tools.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). Their ThingWorx platform gives developers the tools they need to capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by connected systems. "
target: Onshape
Onshape are creators of the first Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites robust computer aided design (CAD) with powerful data management and collaboration tools.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

PTC Inc., acquired TWNKLS

synopsis: PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions, has acquired TWNKLS, a Dutch augmented reality (AR) agency that specializes in augmented reality productions, real time 3D, and online projects. TWNKLS develops AR solutions that allow millions of people to work, learn, share and experience better.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). Their ThingWorx platform gives developers the tools they need to capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by connected systems. "
target: TWNKLS
TWNKLS is a Dutch augmented reality (AR) agency that specializes in augmented reality productions, real time 3D, and online projects. TWNKLS develops AR solutions that allow millions of people to work, learn, share and experience better.
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closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced that it has acquired Frustum, a company that offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
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 (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
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announced 12/23/2015 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., will acquire Kepware Technologies

synopsis: PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the "things" in the Internet of Things, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kepware, a software development company that provides communications connectivity to industrial automation environments.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
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. "
target: Kepware Technologies
Kepware serves customers in more than 120 countries in such industries as manufacturing, oil and gas, building automation, and power and utilities. The company’s flagship product, KEPServerEX, connects disparate devices and control systems, providing users with a single source of industrial data.
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closed 11/3/2015 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Vuforia

synopsis: PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the Internet of Things (IoT), announced it has completed its acquisition of Vuforia, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and the industry's most advanced and widely adopted augmented reality technology platform.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
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. "
target parent: Qualcomm Incorporated
target: Vuforia
Vuforia is a mobile vision platform that enables applications (“apps”) to see and connect the physical world with digital experiences that demand attention, drive engagement, and deliver value. Vuforia is supported by a global ecosystem of developers in 130 countries.
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announced 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

PTC Inc., will acquire ColdLight

synopsis: PTC has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ColdLight, a visionary in big data machine learning and predictive analytics. Neuron, their flagship product, is a secure and flexible automated learning engine that learns from massive amounts of data, discovers patterns and then delivers mathematically validated recommendations.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. PTC's technology solutions help customers transform the way they create, operate, and service products for a smart, connected world. PTC employs approximately 6,000 professionals serving more than 28,000 businesses. "
target: ColdLight
ColdLight is a leader in advanced analytics, predictive technology and machine learning science. Neuron, their flagship product, is a secure and flexible automated learning engine that learns from massive amounts of data, discovers patterns and then delivers mathematically validated recommendations.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BusinessWire

ThingWorx, acquired Axeda Corporation

synopsis: PTC announced it has acquired privately-held Axeda Corporation, a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud. Axeda’s technology innovation, extensive customer base, and powerful partnerships directly complement the PTC ThingWorx business.
buyer parent: PTC Inc.
buyer: ThingWorx
ThingWorx provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and run the applications of today’s connected world. ThingWorx’s model-based design and search-based intelligence simplifies application development efforts by minimizing cost, and risk while accelerating time to value. "
target parent: JMI Equity
target: Axeda Corporation (:$12.90)
Axeda Corporation is a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud. An innovator in the IoT technology market, Axeda currently serves more than 150 customers, processing hundreds of millions of machine messages daily across multiple industry sectors.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired Atego

synopsis: PTC, a U.S.-based computer software company specializing in 2D & 3D design software, product lifecycle management, and service management solutions, announced it has acquired Atego, a developer of model-based systems and software engineering applications based in Cheltenham, UK.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. The company’s technology solutions transform the way products are created and serviced across the entire product lifecycle – from conception and design to sourcing and service. "
target: Atego
Atego is a world leading software tools and professional services company, focused on helping organizations engineer complex, mission- and safety-critical systems and software. Atego dramatically increases quality, security and productivity.
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closed 12/30/2013 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired ThingWorx

synopsis: PTC, a provider of technology solutions that transform the way companies create and service their products, announced it has acquired ThingWorx, creators of an award-winning platform for building and running applications for the Internet of Things (IoT).
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. The company’s technology solutions transform the way products are created and serviced across the entire product lifecycle – from conception and design to sourcing and service. "
target: ThingWorx
ThingWorx™ develops and markets the first application platform for the Connected World™. ThingWorx combines the key functionality of real-time data, mashups, search, social media and the semantic web, and applies it to any process that involves people, systems, devices and other real world "things."
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closed 9/11/2013 via Company Press Release

PTC, acquired NetIDEAS, Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced it has acquired long-time partner NetIDEAS, Inc., a leading provider of software hosting and technical consulting services specializing in the areas of product development and product lifecycle management (PLM).
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. The company’s technology solutions transform the way products are created and serviced across the entire product lifecycle – from conception and design to sourcing and service. "
target: NetIDEAS, Inc.
NetIDEAS, Inc. delivers product lifecycle management (PLM) components as an application service provider. Its PLM solution components include project/program management and collaboration, product data management, integrated digital environment and document management, and more.
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closed 7/16/2013 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired Enigma, Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced it has acquired Enigma, a developer of software that aggregates and delivers technical content in aftermarket service environments. The Enigma products intelligently aggregate a wide variety of service content available in many formats and then repurpose and present that information for technicians or end users.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. The company’s technology solutions transform the way products are created and serviced across the entire product lifecycle – from conception and design to sourcing and service. "
target: Enigma, Inc.
Enigma's InService MRO and InService EPC software makes working on complex equipment easier, faster and more accurate. Enigma delivers product, parts and service information to engineers and service technicians working in maintenance facilities, field service or dealer environments.
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closed 10/3/2012 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired Servigistics

synopsis: PTC completed its previously-announced acquisition of Servigistics, Inc., developer of an innovative suite of service lifecycle management (SLM) software solutions. The combination of the two companies firmly establishes PTC’smarket leadership in SLM by positioning PTC with the most comprehensive “system for service” in the industry.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. The company’s technology solutions transform the way products are created and serviced across the entire product lifecycle – from conception and design to sourcing and service. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Servigistics
Servigistics is a provider of Service Lifecycle Management (SLM). The company's award-winning SLM platform enables market-leading companies across diverse industries to successfully execute a service-led growth strategy that delivers value across the entire global service supply chain.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2011 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired 4CS Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: PTC, The Product Development Company®, has acquired 4CS Solutions, Inc., a developer of warranty management and service lifecycle management software. The acquisition broadens PTC’s portfolio of solutions for product support and service organizations, and supports PTC’s vision for solutions that span both product and service lifecycles.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC, The Product Development Company®, develops, markets and supports product development software solutions and related services that help companies achieve their product development strategies and optimize their processes. "
target: 4CS Solutions, Inc.
4CS Solutions, Inc. is a developer of warranty management and service lifecycle management software. 4CS Service Suite software streamlines post sale processes for companies from the time a product is delivered to the time a product is replaced or retired.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15 [$15]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2011 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired MKS Inc.

synopsis: PTC, The Product Development Company®, has completed its acquisition of MKS Inc., developer of MKS Integrity®, an industry-leading platform for software application lifecycle management (ALM). MKS Integrity coordinates and manages all activities and artifacts associated with developing software-intensive products.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC, The Product Development Company®, develops, markets and supports product development software solutions and related services that help companies achieve their product development strategies and optimize their processes. "
target: MKS Inc.
MKS enables organizations to reduce the overwhelming complexity of developing software intensive products thereby removing barriers to rapid innovation. MKS Integrity™ manages all systems and software development processes and connects all engineering artifacts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$285 [$261]
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
closed 12/10/2008 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired Synapsis Technology

synopsis: The Product Development Company®, announced it has acquired the business assets of Synapsis Technology, Inc., based in Spring House, Pa. Synapsis provides environmental regulatory compliance solutions to leading customers including Motorola, Microsoft, Sony Ericsson, Visteon, Delphi, IBM, GE, Beckman Coulter, Teradyne and Cisco.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: Synapsis Technology
Synapsis Technology, Inc. is a global software and consulting company providing Environmental Compliance and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions and services.
price ($mm)
$7.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired Logistics Business Systems

synopsis: PTC, The Product Development Company has acquired Logistics Business Systems, a leading integrated logistics support solutions provider to the aerospace & defense and civil aviation industries. Based in Preston, UK, LBS was established in 1995.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: Logistics Business Systems
Logistics Business Systems is a world leader in Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) systems for the Aerospace and Defense Sector. LBS are the creators of the first truly integrated Logistics Support system supporting international aerospace and defence standards including S1000D, S2000M & SCORM.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$1,402.44)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: CoCreate Software
CoCreate Software is a provider of PLM and CAD software. Over 5,000 manufacturing companies on active support, predominantly in the high-tech and electronics and heavy machinery industries, depend on CoCreate in order to achieve speed and flexibility in their modeling processes.
price ($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:$1,402.44)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: NC Graphics Ltd
NC Graphics offers leading high-speed machining CAM solutions optimized for tool making and high-speed, precision machining processes. NC Graphics has revolutionized the process of producing NC machining toolpaths for molds and dies.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/18/2006 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired ITEDO Software

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company™, has acquired ITEDO Software GmbH and ITEDO Software LLC (collectively, ITEDO), headquartered in Germany, for approximately $17 million in cash. With its market-leading IsoDraw family of products, ITEDO delivers comprehensive software solutions for creating and maintaining technical illustrations.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: ITEDO Software
ITEDO Software is specialized in the development and sales of software solutions for technical illustration. Best known for their market-leading product, IsoDraw, ITEDO has revolutionized the process of creating and maintaining isometric technical illustrations.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/20/2018 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Frustum Inc.

synopsis: PTC announced that it has acquired Frustum, a company that offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,402.44)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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:$4,472.23)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: ESPRIT
ESPRIT is a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts. Their solution delivers powerful full-spectrum programming for 2-5 axis milling, 2-22 axis turning, wire EDM and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zilingo, acquired nCinga

synopsis: Zilingo, an ecommerce platform in Singapore that helps fashion and lifestyle retailers sell directly to consumers, has acquired nCinga Innovations, a Sri Lanka-based software company focused on industry 4.0. nCinga provides SaaS-based Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for next generation smart factories.
buyer: Zilingo
Zilingo is an ecommerce platform in Singapore that helps fashion and lifestyle retailers sell directly to consumers. Zilingo allows people to buy clothing, accessories, bags, shoes, and more from various retailers. Zilingo uses technology to help businesses become more efficient and scale faster. "
target: nCinga
nCinga is a Sri Lanka-based software company focused on industry 4.0. nCinga provides SaaS-based Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for next generation smart factories. Their platform provides operational insights for shop floors and automates label inspections and costing.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired TechMass

synopsis: TeamSystem, the Italian leader in digital business management solutions, has acquired a majority stake in TechMass, a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the Italian leader in digital business management solutions. TeamSystem provides solutions for enterprises, craftspeople, accountants, business consultants, lawyers, property managers and associations. They offer solutions for ERP, accounting, CRM, document management, and more. "
target: TechMass
TechMass is a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance. TechMass enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the efficiency of their production floor.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 6/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Wipro Limited, will acquire International TechneGroup, Inc.

synopsis: India-based Wipro Limited, a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company, will acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a digital engineering and manufacturing solutions company. ITI is a world leader in Computer Aided Design and Product Lifecycle Management interoperability software services.
buyer: Wipro Limited (BSE:507685:$8,249.31)
Wipro Limited, based in India, is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. They use cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help their clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful."
target: International TechneGroup, Inc.
International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI) is a leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems. ITI helps manufacturers drive innovation and time to market by applying computer-aided product development to engineering problems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, purchased SofTech Srl from SofTech, Inc.

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, today announced it has acquired SofTech Srl to expand direct engagement with customers and meet increasing demand for Aras PLM in Southern Europe. SofTech Srl, a subsidiary of SofTech Inc., has been a long-standing, strategic implementation partner for Aras.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras enables manufacturers of complex, connected products to transform their product lifecycle. Their open, flexible, scalable, and upgradable product lifecycle management (PLM) platform and applications connect users in all disciplines and functions to critical product information and processes. "
seller: SofTech, Inc. (OTCPK:SOFT:$3.46)
SofTech Srl, a subsidiary of SofTech Inc., is a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions to customers in southern Europe. SofTech Srl, based in Legnano (MI), Italy, also supports their European partners with the implementation activities around ARAS PLM and Softech’s CAD Connectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2018 via PR Web

M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC, merged with Solbright Group, Inc.

synopsis: Solbright Group, Inc., an energy management company providing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial and industrial facilities, and M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC, the fast-growing, national, dedicated IoT network access and IoT solutions company, announced a merger agreement creating the first public and fully-featured IoT network company.
buyer: M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC
M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC, doing businesses as Iota Communications, Inc., is the first company to provide comprehensive solutions for creating, connecting, and managing communications for The Internet of Things (IoT). "
target: Solbright Group, Inc. (OTCPK:SBRT:$12.34)
Solbright, with offices in Newark, NJ and Charleston, SC, is an industrial automation and energy management company providing IoT solutions that help commercial and industrial facilities increase efficiency and reduce cost.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire Centric Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes announced that it has a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Centric Software, a privately-owned industry market leader driving digital transformation with software innovation in the fashion, apparel, luxury and retail sectors.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,259.14)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes provides clients with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. They foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: Centric Software, Inc.
Centric Software provides a Digital Transformation Platform for the prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer goods. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (VIP) is a visual digital collection of boards for touch-based devices like iPads and iPhones.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased Cipher IIoT from RtTech Software

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc., the asset optimization software company, announced it has acquired the Cipher Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) cloud-native software and edge connectivity assets of RtTech Software Inc., a leading Industrial Apps provider in New Brunswick, Canada.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$499.51)
AspenTech is a leading software supplier for optimizing asset performance. Their products thrive in complex, industrial environments where it is critical to optimize the asset design, operation and maintenance lifecycle. "
seller: RtTech Software
The acquisition includes the Cipher Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) cloud-native software and edge connectivity assets of RtTech Software Inc., a leading Industrial Apps provider in New Brunswick, Canada.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Panasonic Corporation, acquired Arimo

synopsis: Panasonic Corporation, a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies, announced that it has acquired Arimo Inc., a Mountain View, California-based leader in deep learning and behavioral artificial intelligence (AI). Arimo’s Behavioral AI software is aimed at delivering predictive insights in commercial IoT applications.
buyer: Panasonic Corporation (TSE:6752:$65,491.54)
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. "
target: Arimo
Arimo Inc. is a Mountain View, California-based leader in deep learning and behavioral artificial intelligence (AI). Arimo’s Behavioral AI software is aimed at delivering predictive insights in commercial IoT applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hoerl Information Management GmbH, acquired asim GmbH

synopsis: Hoerl Information Management GmbH has acquired asim, an industrial product information management (PIM) software provider, from Comosoft GmbH. asim is among Europe's leading manufacturers of standardized, individually configurable PIM solutions. asim PIM makes it possible to manage product information from different data sources.
buyer: Hoerl Information Management GmbH
Hoerl Information Management are consultants, implementers and service providers of cross data management solutions. They help clients plan cross media business strategy with product information management, data management, cross media publishing, digital asset management and translation management."
target parent: Eversfrank Group
target: asim GmbH
asim – advanced system for information management – is among Europe's leading manufacturers of standardized, individually configurable product information management (PIM) solutions. asim PIM makes it possible to manage product information from different data sources.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/21/2017 via CNW Group

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., will acquire Orckestra

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a Canadian leader in information technology announced that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Orckestra Inc., a leading Canadian-based provider of digital unified and omnichannel commerce solutions for the retail and manufacturing industry.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. is a Canadian leader in information technology, owner of several recognized web and mobile platforms including MERX, BidNet, ASC, InterTrade, Jobboom, Réseau Contact and Carrus. Mediagrif's e-commerce solutions are used by millions of consumers and businesses."
target: Orckestra
Orckestra is a leading provider of digital unified commerce and omnichannel retail solutions. The company offers a single commerce platform to create and manage the most engaging shopping experiences across the web, mobile and in-store.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/26/2016 via Company Press Release

OpusCapita Group Oy, will acquire jCatalog Software AG

synopsis: OpusCapita Group Oy, a Nordic market leader in e-invoicing and financial processes, has agreed to acquire German company jCatalog Software AG to strengthen its buyer-supplier ecosystem offering and to expand its geographical reach. jCatalog is a provider of software solutions for procurement and product information management and distribution.
buyer parent: Posti Group
buyer: OpusCapita Group Oy
Founded in 1984, OpusCapita is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and is fully owned subsidiary of Posti Group. OpusCapita digitalizes and automates purchasing, invoice handling and payments, as well as cash management and supplier financing. "
target: jCatalog Software AG
jCatalog is a leading international provider of software solutions for the management and distribution of product information. jCatalog has applications for Product Information Management (PIM), Cross Media Publishing and e-Commerce, as well as catalog management and procurement processes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Dürr AG, acquired iTAC Software AG

synopsis: Dürr, one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms, acquired 100% of the shares in the German software house iTAC Software AG, a company that specializes in providing internet technologies for the manufacturing industry.
buyer: Dürr AG (DB:DUE:$4,306.97)
The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms. Products, systems and services offered by Dürr enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. "
target: iTAC Software AG
Since its founding in 1998 iTAC Software AG (Internet Technologies and Consulting) has been specializing in providing internet technologies for the manufacturing industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Polarion Software

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Polarion, developer of the first browser-based application lifecycle management (ALM) enterprise solution. Polarion is a leader in the ALM market, leveraging an open architecture, exhibiting state-of-art source code management and supporting the needs of open source development.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, "
target: Polarion Software
Since Polarion’s inception in 2004, their mission has been to help companies advance the development, governance and maintenance of software via a unified solution for Requirements, Quality, and Application Lifecycle Management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: SeeControl
SeeControl is a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The SeeControl service helps manufacturers and systems integrators connect, analyze, control, and manage remote products, things, and assets and create new service revenue opportunities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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cancelled 10/9/2015 via Market Wire

American Green, cancelled an acquisition of TrackX, LLC

synopsis: American Green, Inc. announced that it has terminated the previously-signed Purchase and Sale Agreement announced on June 28, 2015, under the terms of the newly signed Reseller Agreement. The current share price, combined with other strategic and operational initiatives have hindered the company's ability to complete the acquisition at this time.
buyer: American Green (OTCPK:ERBB:$0.05)
American Green, Corp. serves the medical cannabis industry beginning with the introduction of the company's proprietary ZaZZZ machine developed to automate dispensing of cannabis-based medicines. American Green is involved in cultivation, manufacturing and extraction, retail, and community outreach."
target: TrackX, LLC (TSXV:TKX:$4.17)
TrackX provides enterprise asset tracking and management solutions that improve the visibility, accuracy and utilization of a company's mission-critical assets. Its cloud-based, auto-ID-enabled solutions combine highly configurable software and implementation services with technology hardware.
price ($mm)
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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:$4,472.23)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Inforbix, LLC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced it has acquired certain assets of Inforbix, LLC. Inforbix is a software company focused on cloud-based SaaS solutions aimed at increasing the value of product data, productivity, and improved decision making for manufacturing-based companies.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals. "
target: Inforbix, LLC
Inforbix is a cloud solution that aggregates and exposes on-premise product data from multiple sources and locations without actually touching, moving, or migrating files to the cloud. Users access Inforbix with any standard web browser.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Combitech AB, acquired Sorman Information

synopsis: Combitech, a subsidiary of defence and security company Saab, is growing with the acquisition of consulting firm Sörman Information AB. The acquisition provides Combitech with a more complete range of services, benefitting the company's existing and prospective customers.
buyer parent: Saab AB
buyer: Combitech AB
Combitech is one of Sweden's largest consultancies, combining technology, the environment and security. The company, which is an independent company within the defence and security company Saab AB, has 900 employees in 20 locations across Sweden, as well as offices in Norway. "
target parent: Investor Growth Capital
target: Sorman Information
Sörman Information is a market leading supplier of information solutions, both services and systems, for the entire product life cycle. It has offices in Gothenburg, Karlstad, Linköping, Malmö, Stockholm, Växjö, Västerås and Östersund.
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$474.62
Employees
13896
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,435.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$663.10
EBIT ($mm)
$531.61
Net Income ($mm)
$1,016.47
Employees
8100
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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: 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)
$5,259.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,190.66
EBIT ($mm)
$765.51
Net Income ($mm)
$560.08
Employees
21557
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,402.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$290.35
EBIT ($mm)
$238.39
Net Income ($mm)
$87.11
Employees
6169
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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: OTCPK:SOFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SofTech, Inc.
SofTech, Inc.
SofTech is a proven provider of engineering software solutions with its ProductCenter® PLM (product lifecycle management) technology and its computer-aided design product CADRA® offering.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.82)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.92
Employees
26
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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: OM:BIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIMobject AB
BIMobject AB
BIMobject is a Swedish technology company that is digitalising the building industry. They are the world's largest digital content management system for BIM objects. BIMobject assists product manufacturers in the AEC field to promote and deliver their products directly into the BIM process.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$12.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$316.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.95
Net Income ($mm)
$32.62
Employees
1730
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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Ticker: 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: ENXTPA:ESI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ESI Group
ESI Group
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$140.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.73
EBIT ($mm)
$14.08
Net Income ($mm)
$5.78
Employees
1100
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Ticker: PDFS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PDF Solutions, Inc.
PDF Solutions, Inc.
PDF Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. PDF Solutions offers solutions that are designed to enable clients to lower costs of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$88.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
353
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,650.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$698.50
EBIT ($mm)
$609.90
Net Income ($mm)
$428.70
Employees
10100
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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: QADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QAD Inc.
QAD Inc.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life sciences products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$215.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.86
EBIT ($mm)
$2.87
Net Income ($mm)
$1.35
Employees
1350
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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