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dSPACE, acquired Understand.ai

synopsis: dSPACE, the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired understand.ai, an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Understand.ai
Based in Germany, understand.ai is an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles. They focus on contributing to the qualitative perception of self-driving cars.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

National Instruments Corporation, acquired monoDrive

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

Foretellix, will acquire Metamoto

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

Waymo LLC, acquired Latent Logic

synopsis: Waymo, a self-driving technology development company and subsidiary of Google, has acquired Latent Logic, a UK start-up. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Waymo LLC
Waymo LLC is a self-driving technology development company. It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Waymo originated as a project of Google before it became a stand-alone subsidiary in December 2016. In April 2017, Waymo started a limited trial of a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target parent: University of Oxford
target: Latent Logic
Latent Logic is a UK start-up that uses imitation learning to simulate models of human behavior on the road. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
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closed 1/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired Explorer.ai

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers, announced that it has acquired Explorer.ai, a mapping and computer vision start-up that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Both companies are based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: Explorer.ai
Explorer.ai is a mapping and computer vision start-up. They offer a unified mapping platform that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Explorer.ai is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ford Motor Company, acquired SAIPS

synopsis: Ford Motor Co., a global automotive industry leader, has acquired SAIPS, an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles. SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. "
target: SAIPS
SAIPS is a world-class provider of customized algorithmic solutions in the fields of computer vision and machine learning. They are an Israeli company that develops technologies that are key to self-driving vehicles.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Yokogawa Electric Corporation, acquired Grazper Technologies ApS

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

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

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

MicroMax, Inc. merged with Danlaw Inc.,

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

Autodesk, Inc., acquired PI-VR

synopsis: Autodesk has completed the acquisition of PI-VR, a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. Autodesk intends to integrate Autodesk technologies into the PI-VR platform, while continuing to sell, support and enhance the PI-VR product line.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. "
target: PI-VR
PI-VR is a privately held German software company that specializes in sophisticated real time visualization technology used primarily in the automotive industry. The PI-VR enterprise is established and leading the field of developing software solutions for high-end virtual reality.
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$49
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 10/4/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Tesla Motors, Inc., acquired DeepScale

synopsis: Autonomous vehicles are set to revolutionize the concept of transport. To capitalize on the changing dynamics of the auto industry, Tesla acquired DeepScale, a California-based computer vision startup, in order to develop fully driverless cars. DeepScale is a CA-based computer vision startup that offers AI software for vehicles called Carver21.
buyer: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA:$24,941.43)
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation. California-based Tesla is committed to having the best-in-class in safety, performance, and reliability in all Tesla cars. "
target: DeepScale
DeepScale is a CA-based computer vision startup that offers AI software for vehicles called Carver21. Carver21 offers a portfolio of perception software modules that give Tier-1s and OEMs the flexibility they need to create modular, scalable ADAS (Advanced driver-assistance systems).
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closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

AB Dynamics, acquired rFpro

synopsis: AB Dynamics (ABDP), a global supplier of advanced automotive test systems, has acquired rFpro, a driving simulation software specialist in the UK. rFpro provides driving simulation software for the development and testing of autonomous vehicles, ADAS and vehicle dynamics.
buyer: AB Dynamics (AIM:ABDP:$59.91)
AB Dynamics (ABDP) is a global supplier of advanced automotive test systems. ABDP provides high quality test equipment to the automotive industry. They design and manufacture specialised systems for a wide range of applications, from validation and durability to active safety and autonomous driving."
target: rFpro
rFpro is a driving simulation software specialist in the UK. rFpro provides driving simulation software for the development and testing of autonomous vehicles, ADAS and vehicle dynamics. rFpro help their clients to accelerate development, testing and validation.
price ($mm)
$23
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$5
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vector Informatik, acquired TESIS GmbH

synopsis: Vector, a German software and vehicle electronics specialist, has acquired TESIS, a German company that specializes in simulation solutions for virtual road testing. TESIS' solutions allow users to test drive cars and commercial vehicles in a virtual environment. They offer simulations for test drives, valet parking, vehicle dynamics, and more.
buyer: Vector Informatik
Vector Informatik GmbH is a German software and vehicle electronics specialist. Vector offers a wide range of products for conducting tests on the system, function and code levels of distributed embedded systems. Their tools and services allow engineers to simplify the development process. "
target: TESIS GmbH
TESIS is a German company that specializes in simulation solutions for virtual road testing. TESIS' solutions allow users to test drive cars and commercial vehicles in a virtual environment. They offer simulations for test drives, valet parking, vehicle dynamics, driver assistance, and more.
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Web

ClearMotion, Inc., purchased Active Motion Control Business from Bose

synopsis: ClearMotion acquired the Active Motion Control Business from Bose Corporation, a research company that develops sound solutions. The business includes Project Sound, a pioneering active suspension system as well as Bose Ride, a seat system that actively counteracts road disturbances. ClearMotion also acquired other predictive road-sensing software.
buyer: ClearMotion, Inc.
ClearMotion’s road-sensing technology is enabling the next-generation user experience for cars. A venture-backed automotive technology company, ClearMotion’s breakthrough proactive ride system combines software and hardware to mitigate vehicle movement across any type of terrain. "
seller: Bose
Bose is a research company that develops sound solutions for the entertainment, home audio, and automotive industries. Their Active Motion Control Business includes Project Sound, a pioneering active suspension system as well as Bose Ride, a seat system that actively counteracts road disturbances.
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announced 8/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire TASS International

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software, a global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, will acquire TASS International, a provider of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: TASS International
TASS International supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles. TASS offers a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services.
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closed 5/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced the acquisition of VIRES, a German-based, leading provider of simulation software solutions that support the development, testing and validation of driver-assisted and fully autonomous driving technology.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
Hexagon is a leading provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity & quality across geospatial & industrial landscapes. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge & customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable info. "
target: VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH
VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH provides simulation solutions for the automotive, railroad and aerospace industries. Their product, VIRES Virtual Test Drive, is used for the development and testing of advanced driver assistance and active safety systems, leading to solutions for automated driving.
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closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

D2S, Inc., acquired Gauda

synopsis: D2S, a supplier of computational design platforms based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit (GPGPU) technologies, announced that it has acquired all assets of Gauda, Inc., a developer of GPGPU-based computational lithography acceleration technology headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
buyer: D2S, Inc.
D2S is a supplier of a computational design platform to based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit technologies. Their platform maximizes eBeam technology to reduce mask costs for both low- and high-volume applications. "
target: Gauda
Gauda is the first company to introduce the technology to accelerate computation for optical proximity correction using graphical processing units. It developed a new breed of algorithms that accelerate the most computation-intensive EDA applications.
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closed 8/13/2008 via BusinessWire

Braintech Inc., acquired SHAFI

synopsis: Braintech Inc. has acquired 100 percent of the ownership of SHAFI Inc. and 80 percent of the ownership of SHAFI Innovation Inc. (together SHAFI). As a result, Braintech will acquire key proprietary assets from SHAFI, providing Braintech with a technological launching pad to accelerate its expansion into a wide-range of new markets.
buyer: Braintech Inc.
Braintech is a recognized leader in the field of Vision Intelligence and Robot Guidance. Braintech's vision software and technologies are developed for the Industrial, Consumer and Government and Defense Markets. "
target: SHAFI
SHAFI Inc. is a world leader in the robots and vision market, with over 300 solutions used in over 10 countries.The company designs, develops, and markets reliable, easy-to-use software solutions for robotic vision applications used to improve the quality and throughput of manufacturing operations.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Understand.ai

synopsis: dSPACE, the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired understand.ai, an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Understand.ai
Based in Germany, understand.ai is an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles. They focus on contributing to the qualitative perception of self-driving cars.
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closed 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Intempora

synopsis: dSPACE, a provider of solutions for the development of connected, automated, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired Intempora, a French developer of advanced software for robotics and autonomous vehicles. Intempora offers a real-time development software solution that enables engineers to easily develop, test, and execute their apps.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Intempora
Intempora is a French developer of advanced software for robotics, driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles. Intempora offers a real-time development software solution that enables engineers and researchers to easily develop, test, validate, benchmark and execute their applications.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Understand.ai

synopsis: dSPACE, the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired understand.ai, an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Understand.ai
Based in Germany, understand.ai is an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles. They focus on contributing to the qualitative perception of self-driving cars.
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$78,098.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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announced 3/11/2016 via New York Times

General Motors Corporation, will acquire Cruise Automation

synopsis: General Motors has said that it was acquiring the software firm Cruise Automation as part of its larger effort to develop fully autonomous vehicles. Cruise Automation is a software company developing technologies for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: General Motors Corporation (GM:$152,356.00)
General Motors designs, builds and sells cars, trucks and automobile parts across the world. The Company's four automotive segments include GM North America (GMNA), GM Europe (GME), GM International Operations (GMIO) and GM South America (GMSA). "
target: Cruise Automation
Cruise Automation is a software company developing technologies for autonomous vehicles.
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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.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Hartford Steam Boiler, acquired Meshify

synopsis: Hartford Steam Boiler, part of Munich Re, announced it has acquired Meshify, a startup with technology that connects disconnected devices through the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The acquisition supports HSB’s IoT strategy of providing services and technology to help businesses and insurers improve operations and prevent or reduce loss.
buyer parent: Munich Re Group
buyer: Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a member of Munich Re’s Risk Solutions family since 2009, is a leading specialty insurer providing equipment breakdown, other specialty coverages, inspection services and engineering-based risk management that set the standard for excellence worldwide. "
target: Meshify
Meshify has developed software and communication hardware to operate in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT). The solution allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and service providers to convert existing devices to internet-connected products quickly and efficiently.
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Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$316.95)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
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$32
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announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

TeamViewer, will acquire Ubimax

synopsis: TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ubimax, the leader in Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for the frontline workforce.
buyer: TeamViewer (XTRA:TMV:$569.12)
TeamViewer is one of the world wide leading solutions for desktop sharing and online collaboration over the Internet. The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication. "
target: Ubimax
Ubimax is the leading provider of fully integrated industrial augmented reality (AR) solutions. The solution platform Ubimax Frontline improves manual work processes across industries along the entire value chain on the basis of the latest wearable computing technologies.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, purchased Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) from AuthenTec, Inc.

synopsis: INSIDE Secure announced it has completed the acquisition of Embedded Security Solutions (ESS). ESS, an asset of AuthenTec, Inc, is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property (IP) and software for a variety of industries, including the mobile and networking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
seller parent: Apple, Inc.
seller: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s Embedded Security Solutions is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property and software for a variety of industries.
price ($mm)
$42
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$25
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired STRATIS IoT

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announced the acquisition of STRATIS IoT, which connects smart apartment systems and devices into a single, easy-to-use resident app.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: STRATIS IoT
STRATIS IoT is among the largest and broadest integrators of smart devices and systems for multifamily and student apartment buildings, enabling a world class resident experience in over 380,000 units across the U.S., Japan, the UK, EU, and Latin America.
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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,739.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$610.11
EBIT ($mm)
$518.45
Net Income ($mm)
$460.22
Employees
4800
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,458.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$305.11
EBIT ($mm)
$251.68
Net Income ($mm)
$130.69
Employees
6243
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$130.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.67
EBIT ($mm)
$9.50
Net Income ($mm)
$7.82
Employees
642
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: TNAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeleNav, Inc.
TeleNav, Inc.
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$243.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.97
EBIT ($mm)
$2.70
Net Income ($mm)
$6.36
Employees
696
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,323.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,205.16
EBIT ($mm)
$774.83
Net Income ($mm)
$566.90
Employees
21557
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Ticker: OM:SEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smart Eye
Smart Eye
Smart Eye is a Swedish developer of AI-powered eye-tracking technology. Smart Eye's Driver Monitoring System (DMS) offers eye tracking software for integration in passenger cars and other vehicles to facilitate better safety and other functions that improve the user experience.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$12.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: GVP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GSE Systems
GSE Systems
GSE Systems is the largest supplier of real-time, full scope nuclear power plant training simulators. GSE has delivered over 140 nuclear simulators, more than all its major competitors combined.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$40.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.06
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
201
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,682.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$800.42
EBIT ($mm)
$654.77
Net Income ($mm)
$590.64
Employees
8800
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Ticker: CAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CalAmp Corp.
CalAmp Corp.
CalAmp is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$241.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.54
EBIT ($mm)
$20.77
Net Income ($mm)
$13.06
Employees
420
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Ticker: VC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visteon Corporation
Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures vehicle cockpit electronics products and connected car solutions that deliver a rich, connected experience for drivers and passengers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,231.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$269.00
EBIT ($mm)
$196.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,253.00
Employees
11000
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Ticker: QUIK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QuickLogic Corporation
QuickLogic Corporation
QuickLogic is a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions. QuickLogic Corporation enables OEMs to maximize battery life for highly differentiated, immersive user experiences with Smartphone, Wearable and IoT devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$12.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
89
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Ticker: SYNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synaptics
Synaptics
Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of human interface solutions, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics has a broad portfolio of touch, display, biometrics, voice, audio, and multimedia products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,351.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$148.10
EBIT ($mm)
$59.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1861
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Ticker: DRAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dataram Corporation
Founded in 1967, Dataram is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of reliable, high capacity and innovative memory solutions. Dataram provides customized memory solutions for OEMs and memory upgrades for leading brands including HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Intel and AMD Opteron.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$46.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
91
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Ticker: OTCPK:GOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc. is a development-stage company which considers itself a Native IoT creator, developing Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence enabled mobile technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: TSE:6816
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alpine Electronics, Inc.
Alpine Electronics, Inc.
The Alpine Group, which consists of the parent company, 37 subsidiaries, and six affiliate companies, mainly engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive audio and information communication equipment and devices.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,252.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$109.35
EBIT ($mm)
$51.02
Net Income ($mm)
$70.54
Employees
11908
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Ticker: FLEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flextronics International Ltd.
Flextronics International Ltd.
Flextronics International Ltd. is a leading sketch-to-scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. They provide innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies and end-markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,490.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,192.37
EBIT ($mm)
$585.64
Net Income ($mm)
$138.16
Employees
200000
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Ticker: XLNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xilinx, Inc.
Xilinx, Inc.
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable semiconductor products, including FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, RFSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized – powering Cloud Computing, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, and Industrial IoT.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,147.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$939.65
EBIT ($mm)
$753.14
Net Income ($mm)
$646.51
Employees
4890
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,305.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,220.90
EBIT ($mm)
$1,052.70
Net Income ($mm)
$1,588.80
Employees
23500
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Ticker: SIGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sigma Designs, Inc.
Sigma Designs, Inc.
Sigma Designs, Inc. is a global integrated semiconductor solutions provider offering intelligent media platforms for use in the home entertainment markets. They make the semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for IPTV set-top boxes, Smart TVs, IoT Devices and Media Connectivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$222.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.96
EBIT ($mm)
$1.46
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
691
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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: NZSE:WDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wellington Drive Technologies Limited
Wellington Drive Technologies Limited
Wellington Drive Technologies is a global provider of energy efficient electronic motors, airflows solutions and ‘Cloud Connected’ refrigeration control solutions for the commercial refrigeration markets. It serves some of the world’s leading food and beverage brands and refrigerator manufacturers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$29.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.20
EBIT ($mm)
($0.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
67
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Ticker: AVGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadcom Limited
Broadcom Inc. is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions. Their extensive product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,597.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,139.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,331.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,724.00
Employees
19000
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2146
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UT Group Co., Ltd.
UT Group Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based holding company. The Group specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers. They are based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$475.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.87
EBIT ($mm)
$28.45
Net Income ($mm)
$17.52
Employees
13079
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