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Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Gen3D

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Gen3D, a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Gen3D
Gen3D is a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
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closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

synopsis: Cognex completed the acquisition of AQSense, a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications. The company’s software engineers will join Cognex’s 3D engineering team.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." "
target: AQSense
AQSense, is a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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closed 7/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., acquired CADlink Technology Corp.

synopsis: Fiery, the digital front end (DFE) and workflow business of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI), has acquired CADlink® Technology Corp., an industry-leading software company that delivers solutions for the high growth areas of digital direct-to-garment and direct-to-film printing; digital cutting and engraving; and vehicle wraps.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII:$986.62)
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI) is leading the transformation from analog to digital imaging with scalable, digital, award-winning products. EFI helps businesses work more productively and cost-effectively with a portfolio consisting of industrial inkjet printers, productivity software and more."
target: CADlink Technology Corp.
CADlink Technology Corp. is an industry-leading software company that delivers solutions for the high growth areas of digital direct-to-garment (DTG) and direct-to-film (DTF) printing; digital cutting and engraving; digital wide-format print; and vehicle wraps.
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$29,453.00)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
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$475
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closed 9/7/2022 via Company Press Release

Materialise NV, acquired Identify3D Inc.

synopsis: Materialise, a global leader in 3D printing solutions, has acquired Identify3D, a company that develops software to encrypt, distribute, and trace the flow of digital parts across complex supply chains. The acquisition of Identify3D makes Materialise’s CO-AM platform the most secure platform for distributed manufacturing.
buyer: Materialise NV (GS:MTLS:$204.45)
Materialise is a global leader in 3D printing solutions. Materialise’s solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. "
target: Identify3D Inc.
Identify3D provides customers with software solutions that addresses their security, IP, quality, and traceability needs. Identify3D delivers greater control over the digital manufacturing process and ensures the integrity and authenticity of digital information across complex supply chains.
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closed 4/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

MyMiniFactory, acquired 3DC Ltd

synopsis: MyMiniFactory, a 3D file marketplace in the UK, has acquired 3DC, a UK-based on-demand manufacturing platform for the 3D Printing industry. 3DC provides SaaS solutions for automating manufacturing, order fulfillment, and inventory management processes. The company also operates Only-Games.co, a 3D printing service for tabletop gaming models.
buyer: MyMiniFactory
MyMiniFactory is a leading 3D file marketplace in the UK. MyMiniFactory enables 3D creatives to share their work with the world. Their file marketplace offers thousands of free and paid STL models that people can download and 3D print. "
target: 3DC Ltd
3DC is a UK-based on-demand manufacturing platform for the 3D Printing industry. 3DC provides SaaS solutions for automating manufacturing, order fulfillment, and inventory management processes. The company also operates Only-Games.co, a 3D printing and delivery service for tabletop gaming models.
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closed 4/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Markforged, acquired Teton Simulation Software

synopsis: Markforged, creator of the integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge, announced the acquisition of Teton Simulation Software, whose SmartSlice™ technology automates validation and optimizes part performance for additive manufacturing applications.
buyer: Markforged (MKFG:$91.22)
Markforged is reimagining how humans build everything by leading a technology-driven transformation of manufacturing with solutions for enterprises and societies throughout the world. Markforged is creator of the integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge. "
target: Teton Simulation Software
Teton Simulation develops software products that enhance the productivity of producing 3D printed parts. SmartSlice takes the guesswork out of optimizing a part for minimum print time and material use while ensuring that end-use performance requirements are met.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired AMendate GmbH

synopsis: AMendate, a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing, has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a Sweden-based global technology company. Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division revealed that AMendate will be joining the MSC Software arm of Hexagon.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software develops simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of manufacturing use MSC Software products to complement the physical prototype “build and test” process. "
target: AMendate GmbH
AMendate is a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing. AMendate is designed to help users save material and weight in their 3D prints while enabling efficient, cost-effective production of complex components using unique algorithms.
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closed 11/16/2017 via BusinessWire

GE Additive, acquired GeonX

synopsis: GE Additive announced that it has acquired GeonX, a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: GE Additive
GE Additive is part of GE - the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. "
target: GeonX
GeonX is a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
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closed 3/12/2015 via Company Press Release

Materialise Dental N.V., acquired CENAT bvba

synopsis: Materialise NV, a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, announced the acquisition of Belgian-based CENAT, a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems.
buyer: Materialise Dental N.V. (GS:MTLS:$204.45)
Materialise Dental offers planning and simulation software tools under the SimPlant brand. These tools enable implantologists and oral surgeons to scientifically plan dental implant surgery on an interactive basis. "
target: CENAT bvba
CENAT is a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems. The CENAT team is comprised of four experts specialized in the development of control systems and the corresponding embedded software.
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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announced 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sandvik, will acquire Mastercam

synopsis: Sandvik, a high-tech and global engineering group, will acquire Mastercam, a leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for manufacturing industries. Mastercam provides solutions for designers and NC programmers around the world, in a spectrum of applications including multiaxis routing, milling and turning, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design and more.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,213.31)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Mastercam
Mastercam is a leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for manufacturing industries. Mastercam provides solutions for designers and NC programmers around the world, in a spectrum of applications including multiaxis routing, milling and turning, wire EDM, 2D and 3D design, and more.
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closed 3/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, acquired Lantek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: TRUMPF, a German industrial machine manufacturing company, has acquired Lantek, a company that provides software solutions CAD/CAM/MES/ERP for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting and punching technology.
buyer: TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG
TRUMPF is a German high-tech company that offers production solutions in the machine tool and laser sectors. It is driving digital connectivity in the manufacturing industry through consulting, platform, and software offers. "
target: Lantek Systems, Inc.
Lantek integrates the most advanced nesting software in the industry with the highest standards in manufacturing management solutions. Lantek provides software solutions CAD/CAM/MES/ERP for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting and punching technology.
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announced 10/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire ESPRIT

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire ESPRIT, a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: ESPRIT
ESPRIT is a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts. Their solution delivers powerful full-spectrum programming for 2-5 axis milling, 2-22 axis turning, wire EDM and more.
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closed 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Vero Software Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software that aids the design and manufacturing processes.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
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closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, announced it has completed its acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH, a provider of product development solutions, for approximately $250 million net of cash acquired and excluding transaction fees.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: CoCreate Software
CoCreate Software is a provider of PLM and CAD software. Over 5,000 manufacturing companies on active support, predominantly in the high-tech and electronics and heavy machinery industries, depend on CoCreate in order to achieve speed and flexibility in their modeling processes.
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$250
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closed 5/16/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired NC Graphics Ltd

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, has acquired NC Graphics Ltd., headquartered in Cambridge, England. The acquisition of NC Graphics is in direct response to customer demand for specialized CAM capabilities required for molds, dies and prototypes.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: NC Graphics Ltd
NC Graphics offers leading high-speed machining CAM solutions optimized for tool making and high-speed, precision machining processes. NC Graphics has revolutionized the process of producing NC machining toolpaths for molds and dies.
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closed 1/23/2006 via PR Newswire

Autoweb Inc., acquired Datranet Limited

synopsis: Autoweb Inc., a NTT Com Group company and a global provider of engineering data management services for the automotive and aerospace industries, has acquired Datranet Limited.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Autoweb Inc.
Trubiquity drives a software-as-a-service based community, connecting enterprises across all global communication protocols and standards. On top of our core collaboration network, Trubiquity applications integrate enterprises and automate critical business processes across the global value chain. "
target: Datranet Limited
Datranet Limited is a developer of product-design communication and collaboration solutions. Datranet's Fusion-DX(TM) product line provides low cost of ownership, scaleable and thin-client web portal-based solutions to ensure efficient, fast and secure availability of CAD.
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closed 6/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., acquired Inèdit Software S.L.

synopsis: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI), a global technology company leading the worldwide transformation from analogue to digital imaging, announced that it has acquired Inèdit Software S.L., a developer of raster image processors (RIPs) and related software for digital industrial textile printing. They are based in Spain.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII:$986.62)
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI) is leading the transformation from analog to digital imaging with scalable, digital, award-winning products. EFI helps businesses work more productively and cost-effectively with a portfolio consisting of industrial inkjet printers, productivity software and more."
target: Inèdit Software S.L.
Inèdit Software S.L. is a developer of raster image processors (RIPs) and related software for digital industrial textile printing. They are based in Spain.
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closed 6/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Gen3D

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Gen3D, a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Gen3D
Gen3D is a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
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closed 9/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired RapidMiner

synopsis: Altair, a global leader in computational science and AI, has acquired RapidMiner, a leader in advanced data analytics and machine learning (ML) software. RapidMiner enables businesses to maximize the value of their data. Their platform supports the full analytics lifecycle, including data engineering, model building, model ops, and more.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: RapidMiner
RapidMiner is a leader in advanced data analytics and machine learning (ML) software. RapidMiner enables businesses to maximize the value they're getting from their data. Their platform supports the full analytics lifecycle, including data engineering, model building, model ops, and more.
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closed 6/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Concept Engineering GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has acquired Germany-based Concept Engineering, the leading provider of electronic system visualization software that accelerates the development, manufacture, and service of complex electrical and electronic systems.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Concept Engineering GmbH
Based in Germany, Concept Engineering is the leading provider of electronic system visualization software, providing automatic schematic generation tools, electronic circuit and wire harness visualization platforms that provide on-the-fly visual rendering, and electronic design debug solutions.
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closed 6/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Gen3D

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Gen3D, a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Gen3D
Gen3D is a provider of design software for additive manufacturing in the UK. Gen3D enables engineers to create optimised components that can be manufactured with confidence. Their software provides advanced customisation tools that allows users to reduce lead times and lower costs.
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closed 3/3/2022 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Powersim, Inc

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Powersim, a market-leading provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics. Powersim helps businesses to increase their productivity and reduce development costs. Their tools are used for developing power supplies, motor drives, power conversion, control systems, and microgrids.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Powersim, Inc
Powersim is a market-leading provider of simulation and design tools for power electronics. Powersim helps businesses to increase their productivity and reduce development costs. Their tools are used for developing power supplies, motor drives, power conversion, control systems, and microgrids.
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closed 2/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Cassini

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Cassini, a unified PLM cloud platform based in India that simplifies and accelerates product development cycles. Cassini allows users to manage the entire product lifecycle from concept to end-of-life by synergizing product data with their processes and providing actionable intelligence.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Cassini
Cassini is a unified PLM cloud platform based in India that simplifies and accelerates product development cycles. Cassini allows users to manage the entire product lifecycle from concept to end-of-life by synergizing product data with their processes and providing actionable intelligence.
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closed 12/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired World Programming Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, the global leader converging simulation, HPC, and AI, acquired World Programming, a UK-based technology company specializing in data analytics software used by many of the world’s leading companies including financial services and insurance organizations.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: World Programming Ltd.
World Programming is a UK-based technology company specializing in data analytics software used by many of the world’s leading companies including financial services and insurance organizations.
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closed 8/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired S-FRAME Software

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired S-FRAME Software, a leading innovator in structural engineering software. S-FRAME Software's 3D structural engineering analysis and design software enables engineers to analyze, design, and detail structures regardless of geometric complexity, material type, or design code requirements.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: S-FRAME Software
S-FRAME Software is a leading innovator in structural engineering software. S-FRAME Software's 3D structural engineering analysis and design software enables engineers to analyze, design, and detail structures regardless of geometric complexity, material type, or design code requirements.
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closed 10/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company, has acquired Germany-based M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH, a leading international supplier of material database and material information systems, with a focus on plastics. The acquisition of M-Base will allow Altair to offer the most comprehensive, high-fidelity plastics database available on the market.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH
Germany-based M-Base Engineering + Software is an international supplier of material database and material information systems, with a focus on plastics. The company's systems cover the complete life cycle of material data, from testing and test evaluation to Computer-Aided Engineering Interfaces.
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closed 9/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Ellexus Ltd.

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC), has acquired UK-based Ellexus, a leading input/output (I/O) analysis tool, which helps customers find and address issues quickly, improving speed accuracy and cloud readiness.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Ellexus Ltd.
UK-based Ellexus is a leading input/output (I/O) analysis tool, which helps customers with finding and addressing issues quickly, improving speed accuracy, and cloud readiness. The Ellexus software products, Mistral and Breeze, are used for I/O diagnostics, optimization, and dependency detection.
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closed 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Univa Corporation

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC), announced the acquisition of Univa, a leading innovator in enterprise-grade workload management, scheduling, and optimization solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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: Univa Corporation
Univa is a leading innovator in enterprise-grade workload management, scheduling, and optimization solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud.
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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:$541.80)
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 5/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., purchased Wrap Software Business from WRAP International AB

synopsis: Altair has announced the acquisition of the WRAP software business from Swedish company WRAP International AB. WRAP software covers a wide range of applications with focus on controlling radio spectrum assets for maximum utilization, including radio planning, interference, and coverage calculations.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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. "
seller: WRAP International AB
WRAP software covers a wide range of applications with focus on controlling radio spectrum assets for maximum utilization, including radio planning, interference, and coverage calculations. WRAP is a world-leading software technology for spectrum management and radio network planning.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired newFASANT

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, has acquired newFASANT, a Spanish provider of electromagnetic simulation software. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and radar cross section analysis.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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: newFASANT
newFASANT is a Spanish provider of electromagnetic simulation software. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and placement, radar cross section (RCS) analysis, automotive V2V/ADAS, and infrared/thermal signatures.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired EDEM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced the acquisition of DEM Solutions, makers of EDEM, the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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: EDEM
EDEM is the market-leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation. Powered by state-of-the-art Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) technology, EDEM accurately simulates and analyzes the behavior of bulk materials such as coal, mined ores, soil, tablet, and powders.
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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:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing and data intelligence. It enables organizations to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. "
target: Polliwog Co. Ltd.
Established in 2000, Polliwog has provided the global electronics industry with unique sets of Electronic Design Automation software allowing the users to efficiently verify and evaluate their product designs. They are based in South Korea.
price ($mm)
$27*
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SEAM

synopsis: Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, announced the acquisition of Cambridge Collaborative’s SEAM. SEAM software provides a method of analysis that is well-suited for studying the dynamic response of complex structures at mid and high frequencies.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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 parent: Cambridge Collaborative, Inc
target: SEAM
Cambridge Collaborative's SEAM® software provides a method of analysis that is particularly well-suited for studying the dynamic response of complex structures at mid and high frequencies. SEAM is used to predict interior noise and vibration, radiated noise and vibroacoustic environments.
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closed 11/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Datawatch Corporation

synopsis: Altair, a product design and development, engineering software and cloud computing software company, has acquired Datawatch, the data intelligence provider with market leading enterprise data preparation, predictive analytics and visualization solutions that fuel business analytics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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. "
target: Datawatch Corporation (DWCH:$40.30)
Datawatch Corporation is the data intelligence provider with market leading enterprise data preparation, predictive analytics and visualization solutions that fuel business analytics.
price ($mm)[EV]
$179 [$174]
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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announced 5/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Altair Engineering Inc., will acquire CANDI Controls

synopsis: Altair has acquired all of the intellectual property assets of California-based CANDI Controls, Inc. Founded in 2009 with significant start-up capital, CANDI developed a modern platform which supports multiple data protocols for edge gateway computers to communicate with a constellation of IoT devices.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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. "
target: CANDI Controls
CANDI Controls located in Oakland, CA connects devices and data in mainstream commercial buildings to cloud-based services for energy and facilities management. CANDI enables IoT administrative services, data gathering, mobile apps, API integration, web portals and gateways.
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closed 9/23/2014 via BusinessWire

Stratasys Ltd., acquired GrabCAD

synopsis: Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of privately-held GrabCAD, Inc., a leading 3D CAD collaboration platform.
buyer: Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS:$688.10)
Stratasys Ltd., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. "
target: GrabCAD
GrabCAD is leading the Open Engineering movement, helping engineers get products to market faster by connecting people, content and technology. GrabCAD Workbench makes it easy for engineers to share files, work with partners and complete projects on time.
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closed 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., acquired Simulation Works, Inc.

synopsis: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc. has purchased Simulation Works, Inc. Simulation Works designs and develops the KUBRIX1® software used by design engineers and researchers in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, biomedical, petroleum and electronics industries to automate the more human-intensive and costly aspects of computer-aided engineering.
buyer: Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.
Itasca International Inc. is an employee-owned engineering firm that solves hydrogeological, geomechanics, and microseismological problems in many fields including the mining, civil, petroleum, waste isolation, and environmental industries. "
target: Simulation Works, Inc.
Simulation Works designs software that automate the most human intensive and costly aspects of Mechanical Computer-Aided Engineering. Its products, KUBRIX® and the Rhino3D KUBRIX® Plug-in, serve the MCAE software and services market, and are used by engineers and researchers worldwide.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C., acquired Next Level Engineering Services, LLC

synopsis: Hawk Ridge Systems, a leading worldwide reseller of SolidWorks® 3D design solutions, has acquired Canadian SolidWorks Reseller, Next Level Engineering Services. With the addition of Next Level Engineering Services, Hawk Ridge Systems has become the principal SolidWorks Reseller in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
buyer: Hawk Ridge Systems, L.L.C.
Hawk Ridge Systems is a leading worldwide SolidWorks reseller and innovator in 3D CAD Design Solutions. Founded in 1996, Hawk Ridge Systems has the largest worldwide team of SolidWorks engineering professionals with 45 Certified SolidWorks Engineers. "
target: Next Level Engineering Services, LLC
Next Level Engineering Services is a Canadian SolidWorks Reseller.
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closed 10/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Firehole Technologies, Inc., purchased CompositePro Software from Peak Composites, Inc.

synopsis: Firehole Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced composite analysis and simulation, announced the acquisition of CompositePro from Peak Composites, Inc. The acquisition of CompositePro will allow Firehole to enhance and extend the composite design and analysis capabilities already available in the Helius portfolio.
buyer: Firehole Technologies, Inc.
Firehole Technologies supplies innovative computer-aided simulation software and services for composite materials to the aerospace, defense, automotive and energy industries. "
seller: Peak Composites, Inc.
Peak Composites (PCI) has been serving the composites industry since 1996 offering unique engineering solutions for composite material and structural applications. PCI customers number in the hundreds and include Boeing, NASA, Goodrich, Easton Sports, GE, and Halliburton.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Robobat

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Robobat for approximately $42.5 million in USD cash subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Robobat
Robobat writes and distributes market leading analysis, design and drafting software solutions for structural engineers that help clients to integrate the various facets of the structural engineering process, thereby improving accuracy, efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired BitWyse Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced today it has acquired the assets of privately-held BitWyse Solutions, Inc. of Salem, Massachusetts in an all-cash transaction. BitWyse is a leading data management company specializing in 2D and 3D software applications for engineering and construction plant design. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: BitWyse Solutions, Inc.
BitWyse is a world leader in providing software that creates, manages, and integrates existing conditions and dimensional control data between data collection systems and engineering, design and viewing environments.
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closed 4/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Cranes Software International Limited, acquired Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation

synopsis: Cranes Software International Ltd., a global scientific and engineering software solutions provider, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation's (EMRC) U.S. operations. Cranes has agreed to pay a total consideration of US$ 1.5 million for EMRC, including its operations in India.
buyer: Cranes Software International Limited
Cranes Software is a global scientific & engineering products and solutions provider. The Company's business interests straddle products, services, RD in future technologies, training and high-end consultancy for engineers and scientist worldwide. "
target: Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation
For more than 29 years, EMRC has been one of the world leaders in engineering software and consulting. EMRC is a pioneer in the fields of finite element analysis and computer-aided-engineering.
price ($mm)
$1.50
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closed 6/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Concept Engineering GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has acquired Germany-based Concept Engineering, the leading provider of electronic system visualization software that accelerates the development, manufacture, and service of complex electrical and electronic systems.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Concept Engineering GmbH
Based in Germany, Concept Engineering is the leading provider of electronic system visualization software, providing automatic schematic generation tools, electronic circuit and wire harness visualization platforms that provide on-the-fly visual rendering, and electronic design debug solutions.
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closed 1/6/2016 via Reuters

Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH, acquired Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH

synopsis: Nemetschek ag, a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry, has sold its 70% stake in Glaser -isb cad- programmsysteme gmbh, a company that develops programs and graphic solutions for structural engineering, to its CEO.
buyer: Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH
Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH designs and develops programs and graphic solutions for structural engineering. The company is based in Wennigsen, Germany. "
target parent: Nemetschek
target: Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH
Glaser -isb cad- Programmsysteme GmbH designs and develops programs and graphic solutions for structural engineering. The company is based in Wennigsen, Germany.
price ($mm)
$2.16*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2013 via Company Press Release

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired CSC World

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held CSC (UK) Ltd. headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom from ISIS Equity Partners LLP and senior management. CSC's products include software solutions for the analysis and design of steel and concrete buildings.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: CSC World
CSC has been an innovative structural software and technical support provider to structural engineers for more than 35 years. Thousands of engineers across the globe choose CSC software for their structural design calculations, general analysis, and steel and concrete building design.
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closed 10/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Elsys

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of Elsys, an innovative provider of interactive electrical engineering and disruptive multi-discipline generative schematics solutions. Elsys generative technology enables the automatic creation of millions of 2D schematics from functional-logical master data.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,234.90)
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. "
target: Elsys
Elsys provides innovative software and services to industries which develop products combining mechanical and electrical technologies and require specialized electrical diagram, bundle and harness design, and wiring applications.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired SimSolid

synopsis: Altair has acquired SIMSOLID, a company that provides structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
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. "
target: SimSolid
SIMSOLID is structural analysis software developed specifically for design engineers. SIMSOLID’s unique approach works directly on large CAD assemblies and complex part geometry and does not use a mesh.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Upverter

synopsis: Electronic design software company Altium Limited announced that it has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world's first fully-cloud, fully- collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter's entire team of engineers, including its CEO and Co-Founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium Limited is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. "
target: Upverter
Upverter is building browser-based electronic design tools focused on collaboration and usability. Specifically Upverter is building web-based, collaborative schematic capture and PCB layout software aimed at hobbyists, students and the open source hardware community.
price ($mm)
$5.56
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2022 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Motor Design Limited

synopsis: Ansys, the global leader in engineering simulation, has acquired Motor Design Limited (MDL), a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,906.72)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target: Motor Design Limited
Motor Design Limited (MDL) is a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SolidWorks Corp., will acquire Elecworks

synopsis: The French company Trace Software International announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of elecworks™, the software for designing electrical and automation projects, to Dassault Systèmes Solidworks, the world leader in 3D solutions.
buyer parent: Dassault Systemes
buyer: SolidWorks Corp.
Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let users create, simulate, publish, and manage their data. SolidWorks products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help users design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. "
target parent: Trace Software
target: Elecworks
Elecworks, the French new electromechanical integrated design solution, not only helps electrical engineers produce schematic designs efficiently, but also provides them with a better design structure and true 3D models of the actual arrangements.
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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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announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire IGE+XAO Group

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will acquire the IGE+XAO Group through its subsidiary Schneider Electric Industries SAS. The IGE+XAO Group designs, produces, sells, and supports a range of Computer Aided Design, Product Lifecycle Management and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, their technology, software and services improve the way their customers manage and automate their operations. "
target: IGE+XAO Group (ENXTPA:IGE:$35.72)
For over 31 years, the IGE+XAO Group has been a software publisher designing, producing, selling and supporting a range of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
price ($mm)
$219
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
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:$4,504.13)
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 1/8/2007 via BusinessWire

FISHER/UNITECH, acquired Solid Insight

synopsis: FISHER/UNITECH, a leading engineering technologies firm serving the Midwest, has completed its acquisition of Solid Insight. The acquisition is expected to further extend FISHER/UNITECH’s leadership as a SolidWorks® 3D mechanical design software reseller and PLM consulting organization.
buyer: FISHER/UNITECH
FISHER/UNITECH provides Product Lifecycle Management solutions to discrete manufacturing companies. The company's focus is on process improvement for product development. Process improvement is obtained through the integration of advanced software solutions to replace legacy systems. "
target: Solid Insight
Solid Insight has developed an extensive customer set and an excellent track record of over 200 successful CAD/CAM implementations. It's flagship product is SolidWorks® 3D, mechanical design software.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Water Analysis Software from BOSS International, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has announced the acquisition of certain assets from BOSS International, Inc. to further expand its water resources analysis capabilities for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
seller: BOSS International, Inc.
BOSS International provides the most powerful, comprehensive engineering software on the market today. Thier business is not only to provide cutting-edge software products, but to continually refine and improve those products as well.
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2022
rev ($mm)
$1,835.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$546.93
EBIT ($mm)
$421.67
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectra SA
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$318.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.62
EBIT ($mm)
$41.17
Net Income ($mm)
$25.97
Employees
2400
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Ticker: ENXTBR:GLOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hybrid Software Group PLC
Hybrid Software Group PLC
UK-based Hybrid Software Group PLC is a leading developer of enterprise software for industrial print manufacturing. Customers include press manufacturers such as HP, Canon, Durst, Roland, Hymmen, and hundreds of packaging printers, trade shops, and converters worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$37.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.29
EBIT ($mm)
$2.86
Net Income ($mm)
$2.38
Employees
120
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Ticker: ADSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,386.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$826.10
EBIT ($mm)
$742.60
Net Income ($mm)
$497.00
Employees
12600
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,312.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.42
EBIT ($mm)
$99.45
Net Income ($mm)
$15.50
Employees
7000
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$39.69
EBIT ($mm)
$13.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: DB:MUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.26
EBIT ($mm)
$21.52
Net Income ($mm)
$12.28
Employees
818
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,504.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,173.51
EBIT ($mm)
$958.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$3,153.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,025.18
EBIT ($mm)
$892.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:4734
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co. Ltd. is a publicly traded software development company in Japan. Being has developed several highly successful software programs since its establishment in 1984. Their products include civil construction estimating software, critical chain project management software, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$54.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.81
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.55
Employees
356
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,906.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$634.63
EBIT ($mm)
$527.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: 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
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,234.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,796.20
EBIT ($mm)
$1,210.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$965.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.58
EBIT ($mm)
$122.08
Net Income ($mm)
$93.18
Employees
4626
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Ticker: XTRA:NEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nemetschek
Nemetschek
Nemetschek, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry. With its 12 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 1.8 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$737.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$191.68
EBIT ($mm)
$172.54
Net Income ($mm)
$142.07
Employees
3139
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,835.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$546.93
EBIT ($mm)
$421.67
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$167.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.86
EBIT ($mm)
$19.00
Net Income ($mm)
$47.22
Employees
846
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