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closed 8/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Datacor, Inc, acquired Chemstations, Inc.

synopsis: Chemstations, a worldwide leader in process simulation software serving the process industries, has been acquired by Datacor, a leading provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software.
buyer: Datacor, Inc
Datacor is a leading provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software that helps professionals maximize productivity, use data as a competitive advantage and drive smarter business growth. "
target: Chemstations, Inc.
Chemstations is a worldwide leader in process simulation software, supplying the process industries and associated fields. The offer CHEMCAD, an integrated suite of intuitive chemical process engineering software, to increase the productivity and profitability of the chemical engineer's tasks.
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closed 7/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired S&WISE Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing (HPC), and data analytics, announced the acquisition of S&WISE Co., Ltd., a Seoul-based leading provider of polyurethane foaming simulation. S&WISE accurately simulates the injection, foaming, and gelling processes.   
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$509.97)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: S&WISE Co., Ltd.
S&WISE Co., Ltd. is a Seoul-based leading provider of polyurethane foaming simulation. S&WISE accurately simulates the injection, foaming, and gelling processes, accounting for the important effects of chemical reactions during the process.
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closed 1/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Reaction Design merged with ANSYS, Inc.,

synopsis: ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reaction Design, a leading developer of chemistry simulation software. Reaction Design's flagship product, CHEMKIN-PRO, is the gold standard for modeling and simulating gas-phase and surface chemistry.
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: Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased PSVPlus software from Softbits Consultants, Ltd.

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc. announced that it has acquired the PSVPlus software product from Softbits Consultants, Ltd. Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$590.18)
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. "
seller: Softbits Consultants, Ltd.
Energy, chemical, and engineering and construction companies use PSVPlus to model pressure relief scenarios and size pressure relief valves in process plants, based on industry standard procedures. Modeling of pressure relief valves helps to ensure proper safety and reliability of process plants.
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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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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
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: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, announced that it has acquired Comet Solutions, Inc., a provider of best-in-class software for simulation process management.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras offers the next-generation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. The Aras PLM platform helps manage today's business of engineering. "
target: Comet Solutions
Comet Solutions provides software and services that simplify the complex process of engineering product systems. Using Comet’s technology, manufacturers are able to reuse complex simulations in order to scale the application and use of simulation results.
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closed 9/27/2012 via BusinessWire

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired e-Xstream engineering

synopsis: MSC Software announced the acquisition of e-Xstream engineering. e-Xstream is the leader in advanced materials simulation used across industries to engineer innovative material systems and enable their optimal use to boost product performance.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and the worldwide leader in multidiscipline simulation. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. "
target: e-Xstream engineering
e-Xstream engineering is a software & engineering services company focused on the multi-scale modeling of composite materials & structures. They help their customers, material suppliers and material users to reduce the cost and time needed to engineer innovative materials and products.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd., acquired Analytical Methods, Inc.

synopsis: Fluid dynamics software provider and consultant Analytical Methods, Inc. has been acquired by Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (IAI). IAI is a recognized leader in the development of military and commercial aerospace technology.
buyer: Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is globally recognized as a leader in the development of both military and commercial aerospace technology. "
target: Analytical Methods, Inc.
Analytical Methods, Inc., has provided Computational Fluid Dynamics software and consulting services since 1971. Our engineers have an average of 17 years experience and skills that span aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, propulsion and aero elasticity.
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announced 7/8/2019 via PR Web

Industrial Scientific, will acquire SAFER Systems

synopsis: Industrial Scientific, a global leader in connected sensing technology, announced that it will acquire SAFER® Systems, a global leader in real-time plume modeling and mitigation solutions for the chemical, oil & gas, and transportation industries.
buyer parent: Fortive Corporation
buyer: Industrial Scientific
Industrial Scientific designs and manufactures gas detection products that protect workers from hazardous conditions. They have pioneered numerous technologies including the first 3-gas and 6-gas detectors, wireless gas detector, and the first gas detector to be included on a NASA space shuttle. "
target: SAFER Systems
SAFER Systems was formed in 1981, pioneering new modeling and integration solutions for chemical processing facilities. The chemical dispersion modeling and emergency management and response solutions quickly helped SAFER Systems to find a market for its products.
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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 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
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: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Delcross Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ANSYS, a leader of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delcross Technologies, a premier developer of computational electromagnetic simulation and radio frequency system analysis software. This enables ANSYS users to understand how antennas interact within their operating environments.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,800.53)
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. "
target: Delcross Technologies, LLC
Delcross Technologies, LLC is a computer aided engineering (CAE) software company with three commercial software products for the simulation of RF cosite interference, installed antenna performance and radar signatures.
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announced 11/8/2012 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire LMS International

synopsis: Siemens announced the intent to acquire LMS International, a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software. The business activities of LMS will be integrated into the Siemens PLM Software business unit, creating a portfolio of products that will provide manufacturing companies with a next-generation product development environment.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. "
target: LMS International
LMS is an engineering innovation partner for companies in the automotive, aerospace and other advanced manufacturing industries. With 30 years of experience, LMS helps customers get better products to market faster and turn superior process efficiency into key competitive advantages.
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closed 6/22/2005 via PR Newswire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired TDA Systems

synopsis: Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced it has acquired TDA Systems of Lake Oswego, Oregon, a provider of interconnect analysis software tools.
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, consumer electronics, and education industries -- as well as military/aerospace, semiconductor, and a broad range of other industries worldwide. "
target: TDA Systems
TDA Systems provides integrated, efficient, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for measurement-based performance evaluation of gigabit interconnect links and devices, including signal integrity analysis and modeling, impedance, S-parameter and eye diagram compliance testing & fault isolation.
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announced 11/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Sandvik Coromant, will acquire ICAM Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Sandvik Coromant, a Swedish provider of manufacturing tools and machining solutions, will acquire ICAM Technologies, a provider of CNC post-processing, simulation and optimization solutions in Canada. ICAM provides adaptive post-processing solutions for all major CAD/CAM systems. Their software enables users to emulate and test their NC programs.
buyer parent: Sandvik
buyer: Sandvik Coromant
Sandvik Coromant is a Swedish provider of manufacturing tools and machining solutions. Sandvik Coromant offers metal cutting solutions for a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, medical, die & mould, wind power and more. "
target: ICAM Technologies Corporation
ICAM Technologies is a leading provider of CNC post-processing, simulation and optimization solutions in Canada. ICAM provides advanced adaptive post-processing solutions for all major CAD/CAM systems. Their software enables users to emulate and test their NC programs.
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announced 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes SA, will acquire EXA Corporation

synopsis: Exa Corporation, a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to be acquired by Dassault Systèmes. EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,323.17)
Dassault Systèmes provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Its solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: EXA Corporation (EXA:$72.69)
EXA Corporation’s visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment. As a design evolves, Exa accurately predicts the performance of that design while providing actionable insight to optimize the performance of the product.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. CEI's flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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: Computational Engineering International, Inc.
Headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), has 28 employees and more than 750 customers around the world. Its flagship product, EnSight, is the premier solution for analyzing, visualizing and communicating simulation data.
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announced 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire Click2Cast

synopsis: Altair announced the acquisition of Click2Cast, to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of Click2Cast's technology and employees. Altair will also now hold an office in Barcelona, Spain where Click2Cast is based. The addition of Click2Cast technology adds simple and quick casting simulation technology to the Altair suite of products.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$509.97)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. "
target: Click2Cast
Click2Cast is a casting process simulation software, allowing a complete simulation to be done in 5 simple steps and through a completely new and user-friendly interface. Click2Cast allows the users to enhance and optimize their manufactured components avoiding typical casting defects.
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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 8/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Datacor, Inc, acquired Chemstations, Inc.

synopsis: Chemstations, a worldwide leader in process simulation software serving the process industries, has been acquired by Datacor, a leading provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software.
buyer: Datacor, Inc
Datacor is a leading provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software that helps professionals maximize productivity, use data as a competitive advantage and drive smarter business growth. "
target: Chemstations, Inc.
Chemstations is a worldwide leader in process simulation software, supplying the process industries and associated fields. The offer CHEMCAD, an integrated suite of intuitive chemical process engineering software, to increase the productivity and profitability of the chemical engineer's tasks.
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closed 8/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Datacor, Inc, acquired Chemstations, Inc.

synopsis: Chemstations, a worldwide leader in process simulation software serving the process industries, has been acquired by Datacor, a leading provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software.
buyer: Datacor, Inc
Datacor is a leading provider of process manufacturing and chemical distribution software that helps professionals maximize productivity, use data as a competitive advantage and drive smarter business growth. "
target: Chemstations, Inc.
Chemstations is a worldwide leader in process simulation software, supplying the process industries and associated fields. The offer CHEMCAD, an integrated suite of intuitive chemical process engineering software, to increase the productivity and profitability of the chemical engineer's tasks.
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closed 10/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Datacor, Inc, acquired TrackAbout, Inc.

synopsis: Datacor, Inc., a leading provider of process manufacturing and distribution software, has acquired TrackAbout, Inc., a provider of asset management and tracking software. TrackAbout is a SaaS solution to track, manage, maintain and optionally rent portable assets with a circular lifecycle like returnable containers and rental equipment.
buyer: Datacor, Inc
Datacor is a leading provider of process manufacturing and distribution software that helps professionals maximize productivity and drive smarter business growth. Datacor’s Chempax (ERP) and eChempax (CRM) software solutions have powered chemical distributors and process manufacturers. "
target: TrackAbout, Inc.
TrackAbout is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to track, manage, maintain and optionally rent portable assets with a circular lifecycle like returnable containers and rental equipment.
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closed 4/26/2021 via PR Newswire

VITEC Software Group, acquired Nordman & Co AB

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB is acquiring all shares in Nordman & Co AB, a company that develops and provides the software Argus CRM, a complete sales force system for fast-moving consumer goods, pharmacy, food services and construction, primarily in the Nordic region.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$190.61)
Vitec is the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: Nordman & Co AB
Nordman & Co AB develops and provides the software Argus CRM, a complete sales force system for fast-moving consumer goods, pharmacy, food services and construction, primarily in the Nordic region.
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closed 9/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Blacksmith Applications, Inc., acquired Food Sales Enablers

synopsis: Blacksmith Applications, a provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software for CPG manufacturers, has acquired Food Sales Enablers (FSE), a provider of sales enablement solutions for food service manufacturers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications is a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management software. They enable food service manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis. "
target: Food Sales Enablers
Food Sales Enablers (FSE) is a provider of integrated sales enablement and mobile technology solutions for food service manufacturers and brokers. FSE's software platform integrates Product Data, Food Service CRM, Business Planning, and Sales Reporting Analytics to help their clients sell more.
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closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cardlytics, Inc., acquired Bridg Inc.

synopsis: Cardlytics, a digital advertising platform, has acquired Bridg, a customer data platform that empowers marketers to better understand and reach customers using SKU-level insights.
buyer: Cardlytics, Inc. (CDLX:$186.89)
Cardlytics is a digital advertising platform. The company partners with financial institutions to run their banking rewards programs that promote customer loyalty and deepen banking relationships. "
target: Bridg Inc.
Bridg provides a cloud-based platform that retailers and CPG marketers use for a wide range of applications, including analyzing customer behavior, marketing on digital platforms, and measuring the effectiveness of their business strategies, while following consumer privacy best practices.
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closed 5/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Astute Solutions, acquired Wilke Global

synopsis: Astute Solutions, a leader in consumer engagement technologies, announced that it has acquired Wilke Global, a technology company specializing in consumer relations software. Wilke’s solutions are widely adopted by consumer packaged goods manufacturers around the world, with more than 500 leading CPG brands in more than 60 countries.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute builds AI-driven software for the future of consumer engagement. They help the world's best brands enhance engagement with their consumers by contextually blending human and artificial intelligence. "
target: Wilke Global
Wilke Global is a technology company specializing in consumer relations software. Wilke’s solutions are widely adopted by CPG (consumer packaged goods) manufacturers around the world, with more than 500 leading CPG brands in more than 60 countries across six continents.
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closed 8/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Peak Rock Capital, acquired Amtech Software, Inc.

synopsis: Peak Rock Capital, a leading middle-market private investment firm, has acquired Amtech LLC and New Futura Services LLC (collectively Amtech Software), leading providers of manufacturing ERP software and technology services for the packaging and other manufacturing industries.
buyer: Peak Rock Capital
Peak Rock Capital is a middle-market private investment firm that makes equity and debt investments in companies in North America and Europe. Peak Rock's equity investment platform focuses on opportunities where it can support senior management to drive rapid growth and performance improvement. "
target: Amtech Software, Inc.
Amtech is a provider of manufacturing ERP software and technology solutions to the packaging and other manufacturing industries. Amtech's fully-integrated product suite of modules, multilingual and enterprise solutions provides a compelling value proposition to the full spectrum of manufacturers.
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closed 7/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Forterro Inc., acquired 123 Insight

synopsis: Forterro, a European provider of ERP software solutions to more than 7,000 midmarket manufacturing and production companies, has acquired 123 Insight Ltd, a provider of MRP/ERP SaaS solutions for manufacturing companies in the UK. 123 Insight's ERP software features solutions for MRP, CRM, shop floor data capture, sales, and more.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Forterro Inc.
Forterro is a European leader in mid market ERP solutions. Forterro provides solutions to more than 7,000 midmarket manufacturing and production companies around the globe. The company owns local and vertical ERP champions with strong brands and leading positions in their target markets. "
target: 123 Insight
123 Insight is a provider of MRP/ERP SaaS solutions for manufacturing companies in the UK. 123 Insight delivers a complete ERP solution to manufacturing companies of all sizes and types. Their software features solutions for MRP, CRM, shop floor data capture, sales, and more.
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Rockwell Automation, will acquire Plex Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Rockwell Automation, Inc., the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, will acquire Plex Systems, the leading cloud-native smart manufacturing platform operating at scale. The acquisition will enhance Rockwell's portfolio of cloud-native solutions for its customers.
buyer: Rockwell Automation (ROK:$6,305.40)
Rockwell Automation is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. The company connects the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems is the leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, empowering the world’s manufacturers to make awesome products. Its platform gives manufacturers the ability to connect, automate, track, and analyze every aspect of their business to drive transformation.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gabbardeals.com, acquired InstaOne

synopsis: Gabbardeals.com, an omnichannel electronics retail platform in India, has acquired InstaOne, an Indian provider of POS billing software for retailers. InstaOne's software features whatsapp/SMS/email integration, integrated accounting, and more. They also offer distribution management software for distributors and ERP software for manufacturers.
buyer: Gabbardeals.com
Gabbardeals.com is a chain of technology-powered mobile and electronics stores in India. Gabbardeals.com offers a wide range of smartphones, tablets, mobile accessories and TV’s at competitive prices. They sell electronics through their 35 stores across India and online portal. "
target: InstaOne
InstaOne is an Indian provider of cloud-based POS billing software for retailers. InstaOne's software features whatsapp/SMS/email integration, integrated accounting, instant reports and more. They also offer distribution management software for distributors and ERP software for manufacturers.
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closed 7/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Transcat, Inc., acquired CalTree

synopsis: Transcat, Inc., a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and laboratory instrument services and value-added distributor of professional grade handheld test, measurement and control instrumentation, has acquired CalTree, a suite of software solutions for the automation of calibration procedures and datasheet generation.
buyer: Transcat, Inc. (TRNS:$160.90)
Transcat, Inc. is a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and compliance services including analytical instrument qualifications, equipment and process validation. "
target: CalTree
CalTree builds complete business solutions for the Calibration and Metrology industry. Their technologically advanced products facilitate each step of the business process as clients assist their customers, manage vendor relationships and track assets throughout the service cycle.
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announced 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Forterro Inc., will acquire abas ERP

synopsis: Forterro, a group of European ERP software companies, will acquire abas Software AG (abas ERP), a global provider of flexible next generation ERP and eBusiness solutions. abas serves mid-market manufacturers and distributors. abas offers tailored products for manufacturers of all kinds, including custom manufacturing, industrial machinery and more.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Forterro Inc.
Forterro is a group of software companies that deliver strong operational ERP functionality to specialized geographical or vertical markets. The Forterro portfolio of ERP software solutions serves more than 3,000 customers around the world. "
target: abas ERP
abas Software AG is a global provider of flexible next generation ERP and eBusiness solutions. abas serves mid-market manufacturers and distributors. abas offers tailored products for manufacturers of all kinds, including custom manufacturing, industrial machinery, electronics, and automotive.
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closed 5/11/2016 via Company Press Release

Forterro Inc., acquired SYLOB SAS

synopsis: Forterro, a group of European ERP software and services companies, announced that it has acquired privately-held Sylob, a leading supplier of ERP software for small to midmarket manufacturers of industrial products in France.
buyer: Forterro Inc.
Forterro is a group of software companies that deliver strong operational ERP functionality to specialized geographical or vertical markets. The Forterro portfolio of ERP software solutions serves more than 3,000 customers around the world. "
target: SYLOB SAS
Sylob has developed and implemented ERP software solutions exclusively for industrial SMEs in France. Sylob serves an active community of users across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, industrial machinery, plastics, and jewelry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

NetSuite, Inc., acquired IQity Solutions

synopsis: NetSuite Inc., the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced that it has acquired IQity's cloud business. IQity created the IQity Advanced Manufacturing SuiteApp, providing NetSuite customers with shop floor, integrated quality management and advanced data collection capabilities.
buyer: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of enterprise-ready cloud business management suites of enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and ecommerce applications for businesses of all sizes. "
target: IQity Solutions
IQity is a leader of 'Manufacturing in the Cloud' solutions and services for SMB enterprises and divisions of large companies. They help companies manage their production operations more profitably through their planning and scheduling, supply chain, quality and shop floor management capabilities.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired Ultriva Inc

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced its acquisition of Ultriva, a cloud-based manufacturing and supply chain work management software provider. Ultriva offers a suite of applications that allows manufacturing companies to collaborate with their customers, plants and suppliers.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$297.71)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their family of applications connects people through technology, automates the flow of work and brings visibility to all aspects of organizations. "
target: Ultriva Inc
Ultriva's cloud-based platform seamlessly integrates with leading ERP and MRP systems, to deliver an end-to-end pull-based replenishment solution. Ultriva implements a global demand-driven manufacturing model by providing full visibility, scheduling, and production sequencing of customer orders.
price ($mm)
$7.04
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Model N, Inc., will acquire Channelinsight Inc.

synopsis: Model N Inc., the leader in Revenue Management Cloud solutions, has agreed to buy Denver's Channelinsight Inc., maker of software that helps companies track sales conducted through far-flung channel partnerships.
buyer: Model N, Inc. (MODN:$106.97)
Model N is the leader in Revenue Management Cloud solutions. Model N helps its customers maximize their revenues by maximizing sell time, revenues per opportunity and number of opportunities. "
target: Channelinsight Inc.
Channelinsight offers the only complete cloud-based channel data management solution, providing technology manufacturers with visibility into every partner and every end-customer in every transaction in real-time; allowing them to gain the insight necessary to drive sales and optimize inventory.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/6/2012 via PR Newswire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Plex Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners announced a definitive agreement to sell Plex Systems, Inc. a pioneer in cloud-based ERP software for manufacturers, to Francisco Partners. Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm with offices in San Francisco and London focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a SaaS ERP for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online's comprehensive functional coverage delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/15/2012 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired DemandTec, Inc.

synopsis: IBM has completed its acquisition of DemandTec. DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. It allows companies to spot trends and shopping insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: DemandTec, Inc. (DMAN:$82.42)
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$442 [$382]
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 6/26/2006 via PR Newswire

InfoNow Corporation cancelled merger with Halo Technology Holdings, Inc.,

synopsis: InfoNow Corporation, a leading provider of channel visibility and channel management solutions, and HALO Technology Holdings, Inc., a holding company for established enterprise software companies, announced that the companies have mutually agreed to terminate the Merger Agreement entered into on December 23, 2005.
buyer: Halo Technology Holdings, Inc.
HALO Technology Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of a diversified range of standards-based enterprise software applications and on-demand solutions. HALO's strategy is to acquire and operate private and public enterprise software companies with a commitment to sustainable growth. "
target: InfoNow Corporation
InfoNow provides channel visibility and channel management software and services to global corporations that sell through networks of distributors, dealers, resellers, VARs, retailers, agents or branches (i.e., "channel partners").
price ($mm)
$7.20
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Eden Capital, acquired Tour de Force, Inc.

synopsis: Eden Capital announced that it has acquired Tour de Force Inc., a growing provider of customer relationship management, sales force automation, business intelligence and business process optimization software solutions designed to help business-to-business sales organizations improve processes, from sales to support.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm backing leading management teams in business services, healthcare services, and education & training companies. They partner with management teams, owners, founders, and industry experts to invest in small and medium sized companies. "
target: Tour de Force, Inc.
Tour de Force's software solutions were created with sales teams in mind, keeping a heavy focus on sales force automation. The Tour de Force solution is designed to provide the tools that salespeople need to do their job more efficiently and more effectively, resulting in more sales closed.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

NICE Systems Ltd, acquired Mindtouch, Inc.

synopsis: NICE announced the launch of CXone Expert, following the acquisition of MindTouch Inc., a San Diego-based leader in cloud-based knowledge management software for customer experience. MindTouch makes it easy to put knowledge where it’s needed to make finding answers fast and simple—for customers and agents.
buyer: NICE Systems Ltd (NICE:$1,755.46)
NICE is the world’s leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. "
target: Mindtouch, Inc.
MindTouch Inc. is a San Diego-based leader in cloud-based knowledge management software for customer experience. MindTouch makes it easy to put knowledge where it’s needed to make finding answers fast and simple—for customers, for agents, for everyone.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/19/2020 via PR Newswire

AutoQuotes, acquired Axonom, Inc.

synopsis: AutoQuotes, the global leader in technology solutions for the foodservice equipment and supplies (FES) industry, has acquired Axonom, a software provider that develops cloud-based quoting, ordering, and configuration solutions. Axonom offers AR and VR solutions that enable B2B manufacturers to digitally engage with their channels and end customers.
buyer parent: Luminate Capital Partners
buyer: AutoQuotes
AutoQuotes (AQ) is the global leader in technology solutions for the foodservice equipment and supplies (FES) industry. AQ provides Quote to Cash technology solutions that enable sales of B2B finished products. They offer SaaS solutions for quotation, guided selling, product management, and more. "
target: Axonom, Inc.
Axonom is an independent software provider that develops cloud-based quoting, ordering, and configuration solutions for the high-tech, manufacturing, and services industries. Axonom offers AR and VR solutions that enable B2B manufacturers to digitally engage with their channels and end customers.
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