Like SIGMA-C Software AG

closed 8/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SIGMA-C Software AG

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. , a world leader in semiconductor design software, has completed the acquisition of SIGMA-C Software AG, a Munich-based company providing simulation software that allows semiconductor manufacturers and their suppliers to develop and optimize process sequences for optical lithography, e-beam lithography.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: SIGMA-C Software AG
SIGMA-C is the leading provider of simulation software that lets semiconductor manufacturers and their suppliers develop and optimize process sequences for optical lithography, e-beam lithography and next-generation lithography (NGL) technologies.
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closed 8/28/2006 via BusinessWire

Agilent Technologies Inc., acquired Xpedion Design Systems, Inc

synopsis: Agilent Technologies Inc. has completed the acquisition of Xpedion Design Systems, a privately held company that provides software for wireless and high-speed digital circuit and systems design in the communications industry. Financial details were not disclosed.
buyer: Agilent Technologies Inc. (A:$4,720.00)
Agilent Technologies Inc. is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $5.1 billion in fiscal 2005. "
target: Xpedion Design Systems, Inc
Xpedion Design Systems, Inc. is a privately held company that provides software for wireless and high-speed digital circuit and systems design in the communications industry. Xpedion is a leader in advanced RFIC simulation technology.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

QuickLogic Corporation, acquired SensiML Corporation

synopsis: QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions, has acquired SensiML Corporation, a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI.
buyer: QuickLogic Corporation (QUIK:$12.38)
QuickLogic is a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions. QuickLogic Corporation enables OEMs to maximize battery life for highly differentiated, immersive user experiences with Smartphone, Wearable and IoT devices. "
target: SensiML Corporation
SensiML is a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI. SensiML empowers smart device developers to create and deploy algorithms that are chipset-ready to run locally on low-cost, low-power microcontrollers for IoT and wearable sensors.
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announced 12/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Thundersoft, will acquire Rightware Oy

synopsis: Rightware, the leading provider of automotive user interface software, announced its acquisition by Thundersoft, the world's leading provider of operating systems and smart device platform technology.
buyer: Thundersoft (SZSE:300496:$151.01)
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware. "
target: Rightware Oy
Rightware® is the market leader in advanced User Interface technology, serving automotive and other embedded industries with its Kanzi® solution for rapid user interface design and deployment.
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$68
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$8
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closed 12/11/2009 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired Planetweb, Inc.

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, announced it has acquired Planetweb, Inc., a global provider of embedded user interface software and developer tools for the consumer electronics industry.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype Imaging is a global provider of text imaging solutions for manufacturers and developers of consumer electronics devices including laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, and software applications and operating systems. "
target: Planetweb, Inc.
Planetweb is a global provider of embedded user interface software and developer tools for the consumer electronics industry. Their flagship product is SpectraWorks, a hardware- and OS-independent suite of technologies for developing embedded graphical user interfaces quickly and inexpensively.
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closed 7/22/2019 via Company Press Release

CEVA, Inc., acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, announced the acquisition of the Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc. a leading global supplier of software and components for sensor processing in consumer and IoT devices.
buyer: CEVA, Inc. (CEVA:$77.28)
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT. "
target parent: InterDigital
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics, robotics and IoT devices. Hillcrest delivers innovative solutions that power a variety of consumer electronics, commercial and industrial products.
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closed 12/20/2016 via GlobeNewswire

InterDigital, acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, announced the acquisition of Hillcrest Labs, a pioneer in sensor processing technology.
buyer: InterDigital (IDCC:$288.59)
InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. They solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience. "
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) segments.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Two Big Ears

synopsis: Facebook, an online social networking service, announced it’s acquired Two Big Ears, a company that designs immersive and interactive audio applications and tools, with a focus on mobile, virtual reality and emerging technologies.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Two Big Ears
Based in Edinburgh, Two Big Ears designs immersive and interactive audio applications and tools, with a focus on mobile, virtual reality and emerging technologies.
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closed 6/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

GitHub Inc., acquired Pull Panda

synopsis: GitHub, a subsidiary of Microsoft and an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git, has acquired Pull Panda, a startup that makes code review tools for developers using GitHub. Their products are used by 1,000+ companies like Pivotal, Instacart, and Trivago.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: GitHub Inc.
GitHub, a subsidiary of Microsoft, is an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git. It is mostly used for computer code. It offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git as well as adding its own features. "
target: Pull Panda
Pull Panda is a startup that makes code review tools for developers using GitHub. Their products are used by 1,000+ companies like Pivotal, Instacart, and Trivago.
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closed 5/31/2011 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired MKS Inc.

synopsis: PTC, The Product Development Company®, has completed its acquisition of MKS Inc., developer of MKS Integrity®, an industry-leading platform for software application lifecycle management (ALM). MKS Integrity coordinates and manages all activities and artifacts associated with developing software-intensive products.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC, The Product Development Company®, develops, markets and supports product development software solutions and related services that help companies achieve their product development strategies and optimize their processes. "
target: MKS Inc.
MKS enables organizations to reduce the overwhelming complexity of developing software intensive products thereby removing barriers to rapid innovation. MKS Integrity™ manages all systems and software development processes and connects all engineering artifacts.
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$285 [$261]
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$71
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closed 12/2/2010 via Market Wire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired CodeSourcery

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to the future of open source for embedded development with the acquisition of certain assets of CodeSourcery, Inc., the leading provider of open source GNU-based toolchains and services for advanced systems development.
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 electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: CodeSourcery
CodeSourcery builds software tools that enable its customers to maximize the performance of hardware platforms ranging from embedded devices to supercomputers. The Sourcery G++™ product, a software development environment based on the GNU Toolchain, is a leading choice of software engineers.
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closed 12/4/2009 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired App Jet

synopsis: Google was in the process of acquiring AppJet , the startup behind the powerful real-time document editor EtherPad . The official EtherPad blog has just been updated confirming the news.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: App Jet
AppJet is an online programming tool for building simple web apps. AppJet intends to simplify the process of writing web applications. The applications are programmed on a web based text editor in the simple but powerful JavaScript programming language.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Magic Leap, purchased 3D Division from Dacuda AG

synopsis: Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup, has acquired the 3D division of Dacuda, a computer vision startup based out of Zurich. One of Dacuda’s focuses had been developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
buyer: Magic Leap
Magic Leap is a proprietary wearable technology that enables users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. "
seller: Dacuda AG
Dacuda's 3D Division focuses on developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras (and not just cameras, but any device with a camera function) to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
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announced 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: BMC, a KKR portfolio company and a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, will purchase Compuware, a Thoma Bravo company and a leading provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and support solutions. Compuware enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to help more than 10,000 customers, including 92% of the Forbes Global 100, meet escalating digital demands and maximize IT innovation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware empowers the world's largest companies to excel in the digital economy by taking full advantage of their mainframe investments. Compuware provides innovative software that enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
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closed 2/25/2013 via PE Hub

Intel Corporation, purchased HTML5 Development Tools Division from AppMobi LLC

synopsis: appMobi has sold its HTML5 Development Tools Division to Intel Corp. appMobi is a leading provider of HTML5 mobile app development and deployment tools and cloud-based mobile app services. With this agreement, Intel and appMobi continue to demonstrate their commitment to the deployment, improvement, and ultimate success of HTML5.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
seller parent: FlyCast Inc.
seller: AppMobi LLC
appMobi is a leading provider of HTML5 mobile app development and deployment tools and cloud-based mobile app services. The company has focused on products that advance the mobile market’s shift from proprietary native tools and services to industry standards HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript.
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closed 8/17/2007 via PR Newswire

ASNA merged with BluePhoenix Solutions,

synopsis: BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. a leading provider of value driven modernization solutions for legacy information systems, today announced the closing of the strategic acquisition, by way of merger, of Amalgamated Software North America Inc., a private company based in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: BluePhoenix Solutions (BPHX:$8.21)
BluePhoenix Solutions is the leading provider of value-driven legacy IT modernization solutions. The BluePhoenix portfolio includes a comprehensive suite of tools and services from global IT asset assessment and impact analysis to automated database and application migration, rehosting, and renewal."
target: ASNA
ASNA develops visual programming and systems software for the midrange community. ASNA Monarch is a fully integrated solution for transforming RPG applications to the Microsoft .NET platform. ASNA is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Bloomberg

Apple, Inc., acquired Perceptio

synopsis: Apple Inc. acquired Perceptio, a startup developing technology to let companies run advanced artificial intelligence systems on smartphones without needing to share as much user data.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$260,174.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Perceptio
Perceptio is a small startup that is developing technology that would let smartphone companies create advanced artificial intelligence systems "without needing to share as much user data" in the cloud.
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closed 12/2/2010 via Reuters

Research In Motion, acquired The Astonishing Tribe

synopsis: Research In Motion has bought Swedish design company The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) as the BlackBerry maker seeks to enhance the look and functionality of its screens ahead of the launch of its PlayBook tablet.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology.
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closed 3/24/2010 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired CoWare, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, announced it has completed its acquisition of CoWare, Inc., a global supplier of software and services for electronic systems design.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: CoWare, Inc.
CoWare is the leading global supplier of Electronic System Virtualization software and services. IP, semiconductor, and electronics companies use CoWare virtualization solutions to design better processor- and software-intensive products faster.
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closed 2/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Xyratex Ltd., acquired Lustre

synopsis: Xyratex Ltd, a leading provider of data storage technology, announced it has acquired the original Lustre trademark, logo, website and associated intellectual property from Oracle. The Lustre file system is a client/server based, distributed architecture designed for large-scale compute and I/O-intensive, performance-sensitive applications.
buyer: Xyratex Ltd. (XRTX:$1,158.90)
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry. "
target parent: Oracle Corporation
target: Lustre
The Lustre file system, which was first released in 2003, is a client/server based, distributed architecture designed for large-scale compute and I/O-intensive, performance-sensitive applications.
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closed 8/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SIGMA-C Software AG

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. , a world leader in semiconductor design software, has completed the acquisition of SIGMA-C Software AG, a Munich-based company providing simulation software that allows semiconductor manufacturers and their suppliers to develop and optimize process sequences for optical lithography, e-beam lithography.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market. "
target: SIGMA-C Software AG
SIGMA-C is the leading provider of simulation software that lets semiconductor manufacturers and their suppliers develop and optimize process sequences for optical lithography, e-beam lithography and next-generation lithography (NGL) technologies.
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$21
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closed 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Tinfoil Security

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Tinfoil Security, an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Tinfoil Security
Tinfoil Security is an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 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:$3,360.69)
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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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Black Duck Software, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Black Duck Software, a privately held leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software. Black Duck's industry-leading products automate the process of identifying and inventorying the open source code, detecting known security vulnerabilities and license compliance issues.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software's industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk.
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closed 9/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired QuantumWise A/S

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired QuantumWise, a leading supplier of software tools for atomic-scale modeling of materials. QuantumWise's tools simulate the properties of materials based on fundamental quantum mechanical theories to improve product performance across many applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: QuantumWise A/S
QuantumWise is a leading supplier of software tools for atomic-scale modeling of materials, with more than 400 commercial and academic customers. Their tools simulate the properties of materials based on fundamental quantum mechanical theories to improve product performance across many applications.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Forcheck b.v.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that provides a static analysis tool for detecting coding defects and anomalies in Fortran applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Forcheck b.v.
Forcheck b.v. is a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that performs a static analysis of a Fortran program or separate Fortran program units. Forcheck detects more anomalies than most compilers.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Cigital, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Cigital, a privately held provider of software security managed and professional services. Cigital is a large, global application security firm specializing in professional and managed services for identifying, remediating and preventing vulnerabilities in software applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Cigital, Inc.
Cigital, Inc. is the world's leading software security services and products company. Cigital helps organizations launch and mature software security initiatives, as well as design, build, and test secure software through a combination of expert consultants, and more.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codiscope

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Codiscope, a 2015 spinoff of Cigital and provider of complementary security tools. Codiscope has transformed the tools and intellectual property created by Cigital into a suite of accessible and streamlined products for a broad population of developers.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Codiscope
Codiscope was established in 2015 as a spin-off of software security services firm Cigital, Inc. with a mission to improve the quality of software everywhere. Codiscope tools fit modern agile development processes by detecting and immediately eliminating vulnerabilities as they're introduced.
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closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.
Gold Standard Simulations is a provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization of advanced process nodes. GSS is the leader in physical simulation of statistical variability, statistical compact model extraction and generation and statistical circuit simulation.
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closed 5/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Simpleware Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Simpleware Ltd., a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Simpleware Ltd.
Simpleware Ltd. is a privately held, leading provider of software products for the conversion of 3D scan data into high-quality computer models used for engineering design and simulation.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 12/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Goanna Software

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications, has acquired Goanna Software, a software company that provides static source code analysis tools for reducing security vulnerabilities, improving code quality, and ensuring compliance with industry coding standards.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Goanna Software
Goanna Software Pty Ltd (trading as Red Lizard Software), ABN 63 136 479 448, is the leading provider of integrated C/C++ source code analysis tools for mission-critical industries. They are the first company to combine the automated technologies of static analysis and model checking.
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closed 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Protecode

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, has acquired Protecode, a privately held Canadian software company that provides solutions for detecting and managing open source software and the associated license and security risks.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Protecode
Protecode Incorporated is a software company specializing in open source licensing and vulnerability management products and audit services. Protecode products help organizations implement a structured open source software adoption and management process.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Elliptic Technologies

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has acquired Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of security IP cores and software solutions for mobile, automotive, digital home, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing applications. Elliptic's products have been used by leading semiconductor and OEM companies across a wide range of markets.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Elliptic Technologies
Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of security solutions for the connected world for chipset vendors, device manufacturers, service and content providers.
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announced 6/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire SpyGlass

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atrenta Inc., a privately held provider of SoC realization solutions for the semiconductor and consumer electronics industries. Atrenta's SpyGlass®, GenSys® and BugScope® solutions focus on driving efficiencies in SoC design and verification.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
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 as well as software quality and security testing with its Coverity® solutions. "
target: SpyGlass
Atrenta’s SpyGlass® Predictive Analysis software platform significantly improves design efficiency for the world’s leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. It provides early design insight into the demanding performance, power and area requirements of the complex system on chips.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codenomicon Ltd

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has acquired Codenomicon, a software security company that focuses on software embedded in devices. Codenomicon provides a suite of next-generation solutions that help forge a better path to total defense. Individually, these solutions provide new layers of security testing, robustness, intelligence and collaboration.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Codenomicon Ltd
Codenomican is a leader in advancing security and robustness. Their solutions work to strenghten business performance by addressing the weakest security links. Codenomican develops systems that are built for optimal security to strength the Core of systems, networks and complex infrastructures.
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closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Kalistick SAS

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Kalistick, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
buyer parent: Synopsys, Inc.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity’s award-winning development testing platform helps developers create and deliver better software, faster, by automatically testing source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches or catastrophic system failure. "
target: Kalistick SAS
Kalistick is a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
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closed 2/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Target Compiler Technologies

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, announced it has completed the acquisition of Target Compiler Technologies, a provider software tools to design and program application-specific instruction-set processors.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Target Compiler Technologies
Target Compiler Technologies is the leading provider of retargetable software tools for the design, programming, and verification of application-specific processors (ASIPs). ASIPs are key building blocks of both single-core and multi-core systems-on-chip (SoCs) that power today’s electronic systems.
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closed 12/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired SpringSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, has completed the acquisition of SpringSoft, a global supplier of specialized IC design software headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, through a follow-on merger to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of SpringSoft.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: SpringSoft, Inc.
SpringSoft is a global supplier of specialized automation technologies that accelerate engineers during the design, verification and debug of complex Synopsys, analog and mixed-signal ICs, ASICs, microprocessors, and SoCs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$393 [$285]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 7/31/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Ciranova

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ciranova, a privately held electronic design automation company focused on delivering productivity improvements in custom IC design by reducing the time and effort needed to develop transistor-level layout on advanced nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Ciranova
Ciranova, Inc. operates as an electronic design automation company. It focuses on building interoperable tools for custom chip designers to create new and/or migrate legacy analog IP.
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closed 2/14/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cadence Design Systems, acquired Integrand Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has acquired Integrand Software, Inc., a company that provides electronic design software used to design high frequency, RF and Mixed Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs) for the global semiconductor and electronics industries.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS:$2,336.32)
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: Integrand Software, Inc.
Integrand Software, Inc. provides electronic design software used to design high frequency, RF and Mixed Signal complex integrated circuits (ICs) for the global semiconductor and electronics industries.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Market Wire

Verific Design Automation, acquired Invionics Software Inc.

synopsis: Verific Design Automation, the recognized leader of SystemVerilog, VHDL and UPF Parser Platforms in production and development use throughout the semiconductor industry, announced it acquired the INVIO product line from Invionics Software. Invionics Software provides electronic design automation (EDA) tools and flows.
buyer: Verific Design Automation
Verific Design Automation, with offices in Alameda, Calif., and Kolkata, India, provides SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL and UPF Parser Platforms that enable project groups to develop advanced electronic design automation (EDA) products quickly and cost effectively. "
target: Invionics Software Inc.
Invionics Software provides electronic design automation (EDA) tools and flows through their INVIO product line. Their products include IC design tools, hardware IP and EDA development platforms.
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announced 6/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Paripath will be merged with Silvaco, Inc.,

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading electronic design automation provider of software tools, has agreed to merge with Paripath, Inc., an electronic design automation software company. Paripath provides software and services for standard cell characterization, custom cell characterization, memory characterization and IP characterization.
buyer: Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading Electronic Design Automation 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: Paripath
Paripath, Inc. is an electronic design automation software company. Paripath provides software and services for standard cell characterization, custom cell characterization, memory characterization and IP characterization.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CAD-Software EAGLE

synopsis: Premier Farnell announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiary Celdis Limited, it has completed the sale of Cadsoft Computer GmbH and the assets used in connection with the sale of Cadsoft products in the US to a subsidiary of Autodesk Inc. Cadsoft is a software development business that produces electronics design software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: Premier Farnell plc
target: CAD-Software EAGLE
CadSoft Computer GmbH and CadSoft Computer US (a trading division of Newark Corporation) are part of Premier Farnell plc. group of companies. CadSoft specializes in the development of the popular CAD-Software EAGLE used by design engineers worldwide for more than 25 years.
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closed 6/2/2016 via Company Press Release

InfiniScale S.A., acquired edXact

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc. announced its wholly owned French subsidiary, Infiniscale SA, a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products, has acquired a majority stake in edXact, an innovator in parasitic reduction for integrated circuits.
buyer parent: Silvaco, Inc.
buyer: InfiniScale S.A.
Grenoble, France-based Infiniscale SA is a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products. Its products include ICLys and CALys. "
target: edXact
EdXact develops and markets electronic design automation tools for physical verification applications. The company provides a suite of software solutions for complex integrated circuit and system-on-chip (SOC) designs to physical verification teams in microelectronics and semiconductor industries.
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closed 12/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Silvaco, Inc., acquired InfiniScale S.A.

synopsis: Silvaco, Inc., a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design, announced the acquisition of Grenoble, France-based Infiniscale SA, a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products.
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: InfiniScale S.A.
Grenoble, France-based Infiniscale SA is a leading provider of EDA solutions for variation-aware design of standard cells, memory, analog/RF and mixed-signal products. Its products include ICLys and CALys.
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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 5/27/2013 via Reuters

Mentor Graphics Corporation, purchased Photomask & Lithography Software Products from SoftJin Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a US-based technology firm, has acquired the photomask and lithography related software products business of Bangalore-based SoftJin Technologies Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
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. "
seller: SoftJin Technologies Private Limited
SoftJin's photomask and lithography related software products includes all SoftJin's Post Layout Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software products: Nirmaan Software Development Toolkit, NxDAT Defect Analysis Tool and NxMDP Mask Data Preparation Tool Suite.
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Magma Design Automation Inc

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, has completed its acquisition of Magma® Design Automation Inc., a provider of chip design software headquartered in San Jose, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. "
target: Magma Design Automation Inc (LAVA:$139.29)
Magma Design Automation develops software for electronic design automation, enabling integrated circuit designers to meet critical time-to-market objectives, improve chip performance and handle multimillion-gate designs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$516 [$490]
rev ($mm)
$146
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
28.4x
closed 9/24/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Premier Farnell plc, acquired CadSoft Computer GmbH

synopsis: Premier Farnell plc, the leading multi-channel, high service distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, announces the acquisition of CadSoft Computer GmbH, a well established market leader for over 20 years, and its EAGLE™ brand of electronic design engineer CAD software.
buyer: Premier Farnell plc
Premier Farnell plc is a leading high service, multi-channel distributor of electronic, and industrial products and specialist services. It goes to market with a stocked range of 450,000+ products, and access to 4,000,000 more items from 3,500 top manufacturers. "
target: CadSoft Computer GmbH
CadSoft Computer GmbH are the makers of the EAGLE™ brand of electronic design engineer CAD software.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10 [$10]
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closed 3/17/2009 via BusinessWire

SpringSoft, Inc., acquired Certess, Inc.

synopsis: SpringSoft, Inc., a global supplier of specialized IC design software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Certess, Inc., creators of the Certitude™ Functional Qualification solution.
buyer: SpringSoft, Inc.
Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Springsoft is the largest Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company based in Asia, and the first to be publically traded. Springsoft pioneered the debug automation technology underlying the Novas product line, introducing the Debussy® debug system in 1997. "
target: Certess, Inc.
Certess, Inc. is the only electronic design automation company providing functional qualification products for companies that create and integrate complex design blocks for systems on a chip (SoCs) or intellectual property (IP).
price ($mm)
$13
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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.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired XS Embedded GmbH

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH, a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise.
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: XS Embedded GmbH
XS Embedded specializes in development of future technologies in the field of embedded systems. The central business segments consist of development and services within the markets of the automotive industry, medical engineering, consumer electronics and within additional submarkets.
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Polliwog Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
price ($mm)
$27*
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a company that deals in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products and consulting services, announced that it has acquired Calypto Design Systems, Inc., a company that provides power optimization and functional verification products.
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: Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Calypto Design Systems provides power optimization and functional verification products. The company, with headquarters in San Jose, California, has offices in Japan, India, Europe, and North America.
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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:$2,386.30)
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 2/28/2010 via BNC Analysis

Primary Capital Ltd., acquired AMTECH Power Software Ltd.

synopsis: Mid-market investor Primary Capital has acquired Amtech Group from HSBC Private Equity for £35 million. The sale takes the form of a management buy-out, with £15 million in senior debt finance provided by Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets Acquisition Finance.
buyer: Primary Capital Ltd.
Primary Capital Limited is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in middle market management buyouts and buyins. The firm also invests in early stage transactions including expansion and development capital in exceptional situations. "
target parent: HSBC Holdings Plc.
target: AMTECH Power Software Ltd.
AMTECH is a global leader providing software solutions for engineers. With a comprehensive range of quality products, AMTECH has thousands of customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 11/5/2009 via PR Newswire

Intergraph Corporation, purchased SIGRAPH(R) from TCS Süssen GmbH

synopsis: Intergraph® has acquired the SIGRAPH® business unit from Technische Computer Systeme Sussen GmbH (TCS). The acquisition includes SIGRAPH.CAE®, an innovative software application for electrical and process control engineering with a significant market presence in the global oil and gas, metals and power industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
seller: TCS Süssen GmbH
Since 1981, TCS Sussen GmbH has been focused on universal IT-CAE/DMS business solutions for the process and discrete industries. Headquartered in Sussen, Germany, TCS is a CAE/DMS technology company for Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES).
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closed 10/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Summit Design, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has completed an acquisition of Summit Design, a leader in ESL (Electronic System Level) design solutions. The acquisition solidifies Mentor’s lead position of the emerging ESL design space by being the first EDA company with a complete solution in all three categories of ESL tool space.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Summit Design, Inc.
Summit Design, Inc. is the electronic design automation company that pioneered the field of electronic system-level design. They deliver engineering software products for the design, analysis, verification, and management of complex electronic systems and semiconductor intellectual property.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Runtime Design Automation

synopsis: Altair has acquired Runtime Design Automation, a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. "
target: Runtime Design Automation
Runtime Design Automation is a technology company specializing in scalable solutions for high performance computing. Runtime primarily serves customers leveraging electronic design automation tools to design semiconductor devices such as CPUs, GPUs, chipsets, and System on Chip integrated circuits.
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Ticker: TNAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeleNav, Inc.
TeleNav, Inc.
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$220.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
784
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Ticker: OM:ENEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enea AB
Enea AB
Enea is a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, with a vision of helping customers develop amazing functions in a connected society.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$71.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.35
EBIT ($mm)
$13.23
Net Income ($mm)
$10.13
Employees
463
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Ticker: ASX:BUD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Buddy Platform Ltd.
Buddy Platform Ltd.
Buddy Platform delivers a highly secure, cloud-based global platform to access, process, shape and manage the raw data generated by hundreds of millions of connected devices, appliances and sensors. The collection of this data is the IoT Data Graph.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,949.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$912.45
EBIT ($mm)
$750.07
Net Income ($mm)
$126.06
Employees
7500
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$906.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$219.02
EBIT ($mm)
$136.21
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3121
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,360.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.76
EBIT ($mm)
$549.12
Net Income ($mm)
$532.37
Employees
13896
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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Ticker: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,345.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$214.23
EBIT ($mm)
$170.75
Net Income ($mm)
$160.10
Employees
7263
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$438.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.88
EBIT ($mm)
$6.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2850
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ANSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS is the global leader of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Their technology enables organizations to predict that their products will thrive in the real world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,515.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$582.16
EBIT ($mm)
$521.64
Net Income ($mm)
$451.30
Employees
4100
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,387.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,357.17
EBIT ($mm)
$924.77
Net Income ($mm)
$671.87
Employees
20394
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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