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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 6/30/2022 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired XtremeEDA Corporation

synopsis: Accenture has acquired XtremeEDA, an Ottawa-based silicon design services leader. The company provides semiconductor engineering services for clients seeking custom silicon solutions used in consumer devices, cloud data centers, machine learning and AI computational platforms to enable edge AI deployment.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: XtremeEDA Corporation
XtremeEDA is an Ottawa-based silicon design services leader. The company provides semiconductor engineering services for clients seeking custom silicon solutions used in consumer devices, cloud data centers, machine learning and AI computational platforms to enable edge AI deployment.
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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:$1,906.72)
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:$64,691.00)
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:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 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 5/4/2022 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Motor Design Limited

synopsis: Ansys, the global leader in engineering simulation, has acquired Motor Design Limited (MDL), a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,906.72)
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: Motor Design Limited
Motor Design Limited (MDL) is a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
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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:$668.06)
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:$1,835.83)
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:$1,906.72)
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 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 11/17/2021 via PR Web

Gamma Technologies, acquired Exothermia S.A.

synopsis: Gamma Technologies, a global leader in integrated multi-physics system simulation software, has acquired Exothermia, S.A., a software engineering company in Greece. Exothermia offers state-of-the-art tools for exhaust systems simulation. Their software enables engineers to develop ultra-clean combustion engine and powertrain technologies.
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: Exothermia S.A.
Exothermia is a software engineering company in Greece. Exothermia offers state-of-the-art tools for exhaust systems simulation. Their suite of exhaust aftertreatment and powertrain simulation software enables engineers to develop ultra-clean combustion engine and powertrain technologies.
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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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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Forming Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, announced the acquisition of Forming Technology, a provider of innovative manufacturing software solutions designed to reduce the development time and material costs of sheet metal components.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a leading 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 intelligent information ecosystems. "
target: Forming Technologies Inc.
Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI) serves original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and appliance industries with sheet metal design, simulation, feasibility, and costing solutions.
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closed 12/17/2012 via Company Press Release

AVEVA Group plc, acquired Global Majic Software, Inc.

synopsis: AVEVA announced the acquisition of all assets relating to the advanced visualisation and simulation software of Global Majic Software. GMS’s simulation products complement AVEVA’s existing technology by providing an immersive environment that enables virtual access to plant facilities for the purposes of inspection, training and maintenance review.
buyer: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$1,119.63)
AVEVA is the world's leading engineering IT software provider to the plant, power and marine industries. Through 40 years of visionary and continual progression, AVEVA has harnessed the power of information technology and transformed entire industries. "
target: Global Majic Software, Inc.
Global Majic Software, Inc. provides advanced visualisation and simulation software. GMS’s simulation products provides an immersive environment that enables virtual access to plant facilities for the purposes of inspection, training and maintenance review.
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Autodesk, Inc., acquired PlassoTech

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced the acquisition of California-based PlassoTech. The acquisition of PlassoTech will allow Autodesk to enhance the simulation and optimization capabilities found in Autodesk Inventor software making it easier than ever for customers to simulate, optimize and validate a complete digital prototype.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: PlassoTech
PlassoTech is a leading supplier of analysis and simulation software for the mechanical design market.
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VSI Limited, acquired MachineWorks Limited

synopsis: MachineWorks Limited, has been sold by its shareholders to the management team in a Management Buy Out (MBO). MachineWorks Limited together with LightWork Design Limited have been acquired by VSI Limited, a new holding company created as the vehicle for the MBO, backed by Matrix Private Equity Partners and HSBC Bank.
buyer parent: Matrix Private Equity Partners
buyer: VSI Limited
VSI Limited is a new holding company created as the vehicle for the management buyout of MachineWorks Limited. VSI is backed by Matrix Private Equity Partners and HSBC Bank. "
target: MachineWorks Limited
MachineWorks Ltd. is the leading developer of NC simulation and verification technology. Our toolkit is the preferred solution for the leading software and hardware manufacturers in the world.
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ESI Group, acquired ITI GmbH

synopsis: ESI Group, a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing, announced its acquisition of ITI Gmbh, an international IT and engineering service provider that develops and distributes the simulation software SimulationX.
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: ITI GmbH
ITI GmbH is an international IT and engineering service provider. ITI develops and distributes the simulation software SimulationX for applications in model-based product development throughout various industries and the education and research sectors.
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Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire Simulayt Limited

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of leading composites simulation and advanced draping simulation technology provider Simulayt Limited. Simulayt develops and licenses the Layup Technology, which incorporates advanced fiber simulation and ply modeling capabilities.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,234.90)
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. "
target: Simulayt Limited
Simulayt develops and licenses the Layup Technology, which incorporates advanced fiber simulation and ply modeling capabilities. This technology allows the efficient and integrated design, analysis and manufacture of fiber reinforced products.
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Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Mecalog Group

synopsis: Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that strengthen client innovation and decision-making, announced that the acquisition of the Mecalog Group and its RADIOSS product family of computer-aided engineering software technology has been finalized.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair Engineering, Inc strengthens client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to over 3,000 customers in a broad range of industries."
target: Mecalog Group
The Mecalog Group mission is to provide a range of robust and competitive products and services with strong added value in the area of mechanical computer assisted engineering (MCAE), focusing in the area of numerical simulation of non-linear phenomena in applied mechanics.
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Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Nimbic, Inc

synopsis: Mentor Graphics announced that it has acquired Nimbic, a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's high-performance high-end simulation capability and ability to accurately calculate complex electromagnetic fields will expand and strengthen Mentor's chip-package-board simulation portfolio.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Nimbic, Inc
Nimbic is a leading provider of Maxwell-accurate, 3D full-wave electromagnetic simulation solutions. Nimbic's nWave 3D field solver enables signal integrity, power integrity and EMI analysis for chip-package-board design.
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Dassault Systemes SA, acquired SIMPOE

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced the acquisition of SIMPOE, a leader in plastic injection molding simulation, creating the most powerful portfolio of materials-intensive manufacturing simulation solutions on the market.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,234.90)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. The group brings value to over 170,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. "
target: SIMPOE
SIMPOE offers easy to use, easy to learn and affordable software solutions to simulate the plastic injection manufacturing process.
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closed 9/7/2022 via BNC Analysis

Dassault Systemes, acquired Diota

synopsis: Dassault Systems announces the acquisition of Diota, a company specializing in the field of augmented reality for industry. Diota is the leading French publisher of augmented reality software solutions in manufacturing, enabling manufacturers to boost their performance.
buyer: Dassault Systemes (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,234.90)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, is a catalyst for human progress. The company provides business and people with collaborative 3D virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. "
target: Diota
Diota is the leading French publisher of augmented reality software solutions in manufacturing, enabling manufacturers to boost their performance by providing an interactive link between digital data and operators in the field.
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closed 4/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

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:$4,341.10)
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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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
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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 12/12/2016 via PR Newswire

FARO Technologies, Inc., acquired MWF-Technology GmbH

synopsis: FARO, the source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology announces the acquisition of MWF-Technology GmbH, an innovator in mobile Augmented Reality solutions. MWF's breakthrough technology enables 3D CAD data to be transferred to a tablet device then used for mobile visualization and comparison to real world conditions.
buyer: FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO:$300.58)
FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures. "
target: MWF-Technology GmbH
MWF-Technology GmbH is an innovator in mobile Augmented Reality (AR) solutions. MWF's breakthrough technology enables large, complex 3D CAD data to be transferred to a tablet device and then used for mobile visualization and comparison to real world conditions.
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closed 7/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, purchased Mecel Populus Suite from Mecel AB

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc, a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Mecel Populus Suite, a complete tool chain for designing, developing, and deploying user interfaces for distributed embedded systems, from Mecel AB.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft Holding, Inc is a leading provider of software development services and IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
seller parent: Delphi Corporation
seller: Mecel AB
Mecel Populus Suite is a complete tool chain for designing, developing and deploying user interfaces for distributed embedded systems. It minimizes the time and cost of producing eye-catching, full-featured HMI’s (Human Machine Interfaces).
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announced 4/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire ICEM

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, and ICEM, the leading provider of styling, high-quality surface modeling and rendering solutions, today announced an agreement pursuant to which Dassault Systèmes would acquire ICEM.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,234.90)
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. "
target: ICEM
ICEM is the leading worldwide developer of advanced surface modelling, design and visualisation software. ICEM software is a key component of the product lifecycle management software environments of many of the world’s leading automotive and aerospace manufacturers and their suppliers.
price ($mm)
$75
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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:$3,153.98)
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 2/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired PhoeniX Software

synopsis: Synopsys, the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies, completed its acquisition of Netherlands-based PhoeniX Software, a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
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 and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: PhoeniX Software
Based in the Netherlands, PhoeniX Software is a global supplier of photonic chip design solutions. PhoeniX offers software solutions for micro and nano technology corporations including Living Database, a manufacturing execution system for process flow design, wafer tracking and data analysis.
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