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Gamma Technologies, acquired PowerForge

synopsis: Gamma Technologies (GT), a global leader and innovator in multi-physics system simulation software, has acquired Power Design Technologies SAS (PDT) of Toulouse, France, pioneers in engineering software for power electronics and makers of PowerForge, an innovative SaaS offering for power converter design.
buyer: Gamma Technologies
Gamma Technologies (GT) develops and licenses GT-SUITE, a leading multi-physics CAE simulation software. GT-SUITE includes a complete library of physics-based modeling templates covering fluid flow, thermal systems, mechanics, electrics, magnetics, chemistry, and controls. "
target: PowerForge
Based in France, Power Design Technologies (PDT) is an electrical engineering software publisher specialized in power electronics. PDT's PowerForge solution offers a unique platform for efficient power converter design early in the product development cycle across numerous industries.
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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 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired PRESTO Software

synopsis: ESI, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services, has acquired PRESTO Software from Amoeba Technologies, Inc. PRESTO software offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concern for the electronics industry.
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: PRESTO Software
‘PRESTO’ software from AMOEBA offers the next generation of capabilities for cooling simulation and design optimization, a major concerns for the electronics industry.
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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 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 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:$71,143.59)
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 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:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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closed 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 9/4/2012 via BusinessWire

CyDesign Labs, Inc., acquired deltatheta UK Limited

synopsis: CyDesign Labs, Inc., the developer of the CyDesign platform for model-based design optimization, announced the acquisition of deltatheta UK Limited, a technology leader in Modelica-based modeling and simulation tools. The deltatheta acquisition complements CyDesign’s unique cloud-based solution set.
buyer: CyDesign Labs, Inc.
CyDesign Labs' platform helps engineers gather requirements, link them to system designs, explore the trade space of design alternatives, assess the viability of these alternatives, and provide objective guidance resulting in a much better final product. "
target: deltatheta UK Limited
Based in Coventry, the heart of the UK automotive industry, deltatheta UK Limited was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing Modelica modelling technology into the engineering design and development process. Its software offerings are Converge and Vertex.
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closed 3/19/2015 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 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:$590.18)
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 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 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 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:$1,458.41)
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 3/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Izotope, Inc., acquired Imagine Research, Inc.

synopsis: iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, announces the acquisition of Imagine Research, Inc., a developer of intelligent audio analysis technologies.
buyer: Izotope, Inc.
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its award-winning products and audio technologies are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from consumers to musicians to major film, TV, and radio studios. "
target: Imagine Research, Inc.
Imagine Research develops software algorithms capable of sound-object recognition. Their patent-pending MediaMined™ technoogy is changing the way people interact with and search for sounds.
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closed 8/1/2011 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Apache Design Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc. announced the Company has successfully completed the acquisition of Apache Design Solutions, Inc., a leading simulation software provider for advanced, low-power solutions in the electronics industry. Apache's software enables engineers to design power-efficient devices while satisfying ever-increasing performance requirements.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. "
target: Apache Design Solutions, Inc.
Apache Design Solutions, Inc., is the leading provider of innovative power analysis and optimization software solutions that enable the design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronic systems.
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closed 9/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Elisa IndustrIQ, acquired TenForce

synopsis: Elisa IndustrIQ, a Finnish company focused on intelligent manufacturing, has acquired a majority stake in TenForce, a Belgium-based industrial software provider. TenForce's EHSQ software enables manufacturers to mitigate risk without sacrificing efficiency. Their solutions also help utility companies to plan, track and manage utility roadworks.
buyer parent: Elisa Oyj
buyer: Elisa IndustrIQ
Elisa IndustrIQ is a Finnish company focused on intelligent manufacturing. Elisa IndustrIQ provides AI-powered software solutions to help manufacturers transform and empower them with new insights. They provide solutions for demand management, inventory optimization, factory scheduling, and more. "
target: TenForce
TenForce is a Belgium-based industrial health and safety software provider. TenForce's EHS & Operational Risk Management software enables manufacturers to mitigate risk without sacrificing efficiency. They also provide solutions that help utility companies plan, track and manage utility roadworks.
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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 7/2/2021 via PR Web

Gamma Technologies, acquired PowerForge

synopsis: Gamma Technologies (GT), a global leader and innovator in multi-physics system simulation software, has acquired Power Design Technologies SAS (PDT) of Toulouse, France, pioneers in engineering software for power electronics and makers of PowerForge, an innovative SaaS offering for power converter design.
buyer: Gamma Technologies
Gamma Technologies (GT) develops and licenses GT-SUITE, a leading multi-physics CAE simulation software. GT-SUITE includes a complete library of physics-based modeling templates covering fluid flow, thermal systems, mechanics, electrics, magnetics, chemistry, and controls. "
target: PowerForge
Based in France, Power Design Technologies (PDT) is an electrical engineering software publisher specialized in power electronics. PDT's PowerForge solution offers a unique platform for efficient power converter design early in the product development cycle across numerous industries.
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closed 7/2/2021 via PR Web

Gamma Technologies, acquired PowerForge

synopsis: Gamma Technologies (GT), a global leader and innovator in multi-physics system simulation software, has acquired Power Design Technologies SAS (PDT) of Toulouse, France, pioneers in engineering software for power electronics and makers of PowerForge, an innovative SaaS offering for power converter design.
buyer: Gamma Technologies
Gamma Technologies (GT) develops and licenses GT-SUITE, a leading multi-physics CAE simulation software. GT-SUITE includes a complete library of physics-based modeling templates covering fluid flow, thermal systems, mechanics, electrics, magnetics, chemistry, and controls. "
target: PowerForge
Based in France, Power Design Technologies (PDT) is an electrical engineering software publisher specialized in power electronics. PDT's PowerForge solution offers a unique platform for efficient power converter design early in the product development cycle across numerous industries.
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closed 2/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Gamma Technologies, purchased AutoLion from EC Power

synopsis: Gamma Technologies, LLC, a software company and the maker of GT-SUITE, the leading multi-physics CAE system simulation tool serving the automotive and related industries, announced that it has acquired the AutoLion® battery modeling software business from EC Power.
buyer: Gamma Technologies
Gamma Technologies, LLC is a software company and the maker of GT-SUITE, the leading multi-physics CAE system simulation tool serving the automotive and related industries. "
seller: EC Power
The acquisition includes the AutoLion® battery modeling software business from EC Power. AutoLion is the industry’s most advanced Li-ion battery simulation software used by battery suppliers and OEMs for both 1D and 3D battery analysis and design.
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closed 7/2/2021 via PR Web

Gamma Technologies, acquired PowerForge

synopsis: Gamma Technologies (GT), a global leader and innovator in multi-physics system simulation software, has acquired Power Design Technologies SAS (PDT) of Toulouse, France, pioneers in engineering software for power electronics and makers of PowerForge, an innovative SaaS offering for power converter design.
buyer: Gamma Technologies
Gamma Technologies (GT) develops and licenses GT-SUITE, a leading multi-physics CAE simulation software. GT-SUITE includes a complete library of physics-based modeling templates covering fluid flow, thermal systems, mechanics, electrics, magnetics, chemistry, and controls. "
target: PowerForge
Based in France, Power Design Technologies (PDT) is an electrical engineering software publisher specialized in power electronics. PDT's PowerForge solution offers a unique platform for efficient power converter design early in the product development cycle across numerous industries.
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announced 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Zemax

synopsis: Ansys. Inc. announced it plans to acquire Kirkland, Washington-based Zemax, a high-performance optical imaging system simulation company. Ansys said Zemax aligns with its growing portfolio of simulating optical- and photonics-enabled products.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Zemax
Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software. Zemax helps companies achieve a qualified design more efficiently by streamlining the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.
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announced 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sandvik, will acquire Mastercam

synopsis: Sandvik, a high-tech and global engineering group, will acquire Mastercam, a leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for manufacturing industries. Mastercam provides solutions for designers and NC programmers around the world, in a spectrum of applications including multiaxis routing, milling and turning, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design and more.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,070.17)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Mastercam
Mastercam is a leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for manufacturing industries. Mastercam provides solutions for designers and NC programmers around the world, in a spectrum of applications including multiaxis routing, milling and turning, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design, and more.
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announced 7/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Sandvik, will acquire Cambrio

synopsis: Sandvik, a high-tech and global engineering group, will acquire Cambrio from Battery Ventures, a global investment firm. Cambrio is a leading developer of CAD/CAM software. Cambrio serves clients in various manufacturing industries. They offer solutions for sheet metal fabrication, mold & die, production milling, and more.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,070.17)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Cambrio
Cambrio is a leading developer of CAD/CAM software. Cambrio serves clients in various manufacturing industries, including automotive, electronic, transportation, medical, white goods and aerospace. They offer solutions for sheet metal fabrication, mold & die, production milling, and more.
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closed 5/19/2021 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Phoenix Integration

synopsis: Ansys has acquired Phoenix Integration, Inc., the premier provider of software that enables model-based engineering and model-based systems engineering. The acquisition will expand the scope of Ansys' solution offering, enabling users to connect a range of engineering tools in multi-tool workflows for broad and robust model-based engineering.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target: Phoenix Integration
Phoenix Integration’s ModelCenter is the framework for Model Based Engineering. ModelCenter is a vendor-neutral software platform for creating and automating multi-tool workflows, optimizing product designs, and enabling Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).
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Hexagon AB, acquired CADLM SAS

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions, has acquired CADLM SAS, a company focused on computer-aided engineering (CAE) with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions. The company is putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. "
target: CADLM SAS
Founded in 1989, France-based CADLM develops computational design and optimization methods for industrial products and processes. Since 2014, CADLM has been developing AI and machine learning solutions.
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TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, acquired Lantek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: TRUMPF, a German industrial machine manufacturing company, has acquired Lantek, a company that provides software solutions CAD/CAM/MES/ERP for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting and punching technology.
buyer: TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG
TRUMPF is a German high-tech company that offers production solutions in the machine tool and laser sectors. It is driving digital connectivity in the manufacturing industry through consulting, platform, and software offers. "
target: Lantek Systems, Inc.
Lantek integrates the most advanced nesting software in the industry with the highest standards in manufacturing management solutions. Lantek provides software solutions CAD/CAM/MES/ERP for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting and punching technology.
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announced 2/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lectra SA, will acquire Gerber Technology

synopsis: Paris-based Lectra will acquire Gerber Technology, a provider of industry-leading software and automation solutions. The acquisition will allow Lectra to continue to enhance its offerings based on Industry 4.0 technology that will enable its customers to boost the productivity and profitability of their operations.
buyer: Lectra SA (ENXTPA:LSS:$318.93)
Based in Paris, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture, and more. Lectra’s offer empowers brands, manufacturers, and retailers from design to production. "
target parent: American Industrial Partners
target: Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer.
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announced 11/3/2020 via BusinessWire

SigmaTEK Systems, LLC, will acquire Cimatron Limited

synopsis: SigmaTEK Systems will acquire the combined Cimatron and GibbsCAM software businesses from 3D Systems Corporation. Cimatron is a provider of 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) software for the manufacturing industry. GibbsCAM is cutting-edge CAM software for programming Computer Numerical Control machine tools.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: SigmaTEK Systems, LLC
SigmaTEK Systems is the leading global provider of innovative end-to-end CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) software solutions to help professional fabricators increase ROI by optimizing material utilization, machine motion, manpower, and data management. "
target parent: 3D Systems Corporation
target: Cimatron Limited (CIMT:$46.63)
Cimatron is a provider of 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) software for the manufacturing industry. GibbsCAM is cutting-edge CAM software for programming CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine tools
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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:$4,548.82)
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.
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$41
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EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired CAEfatigue Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions, has acquired CAEfatigue Limited, a UK-based provider of mechanical fatigue simulation solutions used to improve manufacturing product design, quality, and reliability. CAEfatigue's fatigue research team will operate as part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
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: CAEfatigue Limited
UK-based CAEfatigue Limited is a provider of mechanical fatigue simulation solutions used to improve manufacturing product design, quality, and reliability. The company's software suite uses frequency-domain response for a faster, more accurate analysis of the qualitative behavior of systems.
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announced 12/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Cadence Design Systems, will acquire AWR Corporation

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. will acquire AWR Corporation from National Instruments (NI). AWR is an industry leader in high-frequency RF EDA software technology and will bring a highly talented RF team to Cadence. AWR software is used by microwave and RF engineers to design wireless products for complex, high-frequency RF applications.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,682.89)
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays a role in integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment and computer systems."
target parent: National Instruments Corporation
target: AWR Corporation
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, dramatically reduces development time and cost for products employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense and electro-optical applications.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$13.93)
Bublar Group AB is the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The game development is run by the subsidiary Virtual Brains AB and enterprise solutions by the subsidiary Vobling AB. "
target: Sayduck
Headquartered in Finland, Sayduck is the leading visualisation platform for design brands and manufacturers to create and showcase products in 3D and Augmented Reality. Sayduck helps leading brands to drive product engagement and inspire customer confidence with 3D and AR.
price ($mm)
$1.27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Granta Design Ltd

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, will acquire Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology. The acquisition expands ANSYS' portfolio into this important area, giving ANSYS customers access to material intelligence, including data that is critical to successful simulations.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Granta Design Ltd
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Granta Design products include GRANTA MI, the leading system for enterprise materials information management and CES Selector, which enables users to explore the impact that different materials have on the behavior of their products.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

ArtSpark Holdings Inc., will acquire Socionext Embedded Software Austria

synopsis: ArtSpark Holdings Inc., developing User Interface and Design solutions for graphics related content announced that they have agreed to acquire Socionext Embedded Software Austria, a automotive solution business providing CGI studio tool environment as well as provision of software services in areas of Human Machine Interface development.
buyer: ArtSpark Holdings Inc. (TSE:3663:$33.91)
ArtSpark Holdings Inc. engages in the User Interface and Design (UI/UX) and creator support businesses. They develop UI solution products and researches and develops graphics technology products for producing graphics-related content, such as illustration, manga, animation, and the Internet. "
target parent: Socionext Inc.
target: Socionext Embedded Software Austria
Socionext Embedded Software Austria, a subsidiary of Socionext Inc. is an automotive solution business. They provide CGI Studio tool environment as well as provision of software services in areas of Human Machine Interface (HMI) development and embedded software.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
price ($mm)
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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:$1,458.41)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the "things"​ in the Internet of Things (IoT). "
target: Frustum Inc.
Frustum offers patented desktop and cloud-based engineering software that enables designers and engineers to go beyond the limits of their personal experience by leveraging powerful AI capabilities that guide the discovery of high-performance, next-generation product designs.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, acquired SigmaTEK Systems, LLC

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, announced it has acquired software company SigmaTEK Systems, the maker of SigmaNEST, a “nesting” product with advanced CAD/CAM functionality that helps professional fabrication and manufacturing companies operate more efficiently on the shop floor.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: SigmaTEK Systems, LLC
SigmaTEK Systems, LLC, is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, near the heart of the U.S. manufacturing belt. Founded in 1992, SigmaTEK provides software solutions to enhance efficiency and profitability for sheet metal, wood, and composite fabricators through its CAD/CAM nesting platform – SigmaNEST.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Lightwork Design Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software has entered into an agreement to acquire Sheffield, United Kingdom-based Lightwork Design, a computer software and technology licensing company specialising in 3D rendering software development and virtual reality (VR) experience generation.
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 parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: Lightwork Design Ltd.
Lightwork Design is the world’s leading supplier of rendering solutions for advanced 3D Computer Graphics software developers. Lightworks provides customers with innovative and market-focused solutions for the creation of powerful and easy to use rendering applications.
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closed 6/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

EQT, acquired Zemax

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and EQT announced that EQT has acquired Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., a leading global provider of optical and illumination design software, from Arlington Capital. Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Zemax
Zemax enables its customers to more efficiently and accurately design optical components through its physics-based optimization and design software. Zemax helps companies achieve a qualified design more efficiently by streamlining the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.
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