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closed 8/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Schneider Electric SA, acquired Invensys Inc.

synopsis: London-based Invensys, which develops computer systems for refineries, chemical and nuclear plants, has been acquired by Schneider Electric. The French group sees potential to cut costs in overlapping corporate and support functions, and signalled it could offload non-core divisions within Invensys, including its appliance arm.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
As a global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, and Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. "
target parent: Invensys plc
target: Invensys Inc. (LSE:ISYS:$1,792.00)
From oil refineries and power stations to mining companies and appliance manufacturers, Invensys’ market-leading software, systems and controls enable its customers to monitor, control and automate their products and processes, thereby maximising safety, efficiency, reliability and ease of use.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,990 [$4,267]
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$2,712
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$217
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announced 11/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: MultiMechanics, Inc.
MultiMechanics is a provider of virtual testing software for advanced materials. MultiMechanics offers MultiMech, a material modeling and simulation software tool that helps companies accelerate the product development lifecycle by virtually predicting failure in advanced materials.
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announced 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., will acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Livermore Software Technology Corporation
Livermore Software Technology Corporation is the premier provider of explicit dynamics and other advanced finite element analysis technology. LS-DY­NA is a gen­er­al-pur­pose fi­nite el­e­ment pro­gram ca­pa­ble of sim­u­lat­ing com­plex re­al world prob­lems.
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closed 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 5/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Prometheus Group

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, healthcare, and financial services industries, announced the acquisition of Prometheus Group, a leading provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for 30 years. Genstar targets investments focused on targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, healthcare, and financial services industries. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators.
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closed 5/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Aptean, acquired Optiware

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, has acquired OPTIWARE, a leading provider of Overall Equipment effectiveness (OEE) and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solutions. The acquisition of OPTIWARE extends Aptean’s capabilities in European marketplaces, a key growth area for the company.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target parent: Capidea Management ApS
target: Optiware
Denmark-based OPTIWARE help customers streamline their production and maintain high-value capital assets such as plants, facilities and equipment. OPTIWARE is a global company helping customers to gain an edge by optimizing asset reliability, predictability and effectiveness.
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closed 3/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Willdan Group, Inc., acquired The Weidt Group, Inc.

synopsis: Willdan Group, Inc. completed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of The Weidt Group, a leading energy analysis and consulting firm previously owned by EYP. The Weidt Group was established to account for and manage the environmental impacts of building design and construction.
buyer: Willdan Group, Inc. (WLDN:$249.98)
Willdan is a nationwide provider of professional technical and consulting services to utilities, government agencies, and private industry. Willdan’s service offerings include electric grid solutions, energy efficiency and sustainability, engineering and planning, and municipal financial consulting."
target parent: EYP
target: The Weidt Group, Inc.
Founded in 1977, The Weidt Group was established to account for and manage the environmental impacts of building design and construction. By 1985, The Weidt Group began to emerge as a pioneering software design firm creating tools for architects, engineers and manufacturers.
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closed 1/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Rockwell Automation, acquired Emulate3D

synopsis: Rockwell Automation, Inc. has acquired Emulate3D, an innovative engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. Emulate3D develops cost-effective software products that facilitate the demonstration, understanding, and sale of Automated Material Handling Systems.
buyer: Rockwell Automation (ROK:$6,694.80)
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. "
target: Emulate3D
Emulate3D develops cost-effective software products that facilitate the demonstration, understanding, and sale of Automated Material Handling Systems, and their efficient market deployment, support and maintenance.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Aras Corporation, acquired Comet Solutions

synopsis: Aras, the leader in open product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the enterprise, announced that it has acquired Comet Solutions, Inc., a provider of best-in-class software for simulation process management.
buyer: Aras Corporation
Aras offers the next-generation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. The Aras PLM platform helps manage today's business of engineering. "
target: Comet Solutions
Comet Solutions provides software and services that simplify the complex process of engineering product systems. Using Comet’s technology, manufacturers are able to reuse complex simulations in order to scale the application and use of simulation results.
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announced 6/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Hexagon AB, will acquire SPRING Technologies

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, announced the acquisition of SPRING Technologies, a software provider specialising in integrated solutions for optimising the machining workflow through machine tool simulation, toolpath verification and optimisation, and machine tool management.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes. "
target: SPRING Technologies
SPRING Technologies is a software provider specialising in integrated solutions for optimising the machining workflow through machine tool simulation, toolpath verification and optimisation, and machine tool management. Its solutions are in use at major OEMs and machine suppliers worldwide.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Optis

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physics-based visualization.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: Optis
Headquartered in La Farlède, France, OPTIS develops physics-based software that simulates light and human vision. Other vendors consider the aesthetics of light, but OPTIS bases its solutions on real-world physics to give the most accurate simulation possible.
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closed 1/25/2018 via PR Newswire

iPoint-systems gmbh, acquired ifu Hamburg GmbH

synopsis: iPoint, a leading provider of software and consulting for environmental and social product compliance, process compliance, and sustainability, has acquired ifu Hamburg, a company that offers software and services in the areas of life cycle assessment, material flow management and material flow cost accounting and resource and energy efficiency.
buyer: iPoint-systems gmbh
iPoint is a leading provider of software and consulting for environmental and social product compliance, process compliance, and sustainability. Thousands of companies around the globe rely on iPoint for managing, tracking, analyzing, and reporting data across the whole value creation network. "
target: ifu Hamburg GmbH
ifu Hamburg develops software solutions to help manufacturers to achieve sustainable production and strengthen their competitiveness. They offer software and services in the areas of life cycle assessment, material flow management and material flow cost accounting and resource and energy efficiency.
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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

KUKA AG, acquired Visual Components Oy

synopsis: KUKA acquires Visual Components and defines the next level in intelligent automation. Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. This simulation is to be added to the KUKA product portfolio and is an important component when it comes to designing the factory of the future.
buyer: KUKA AG (DB:KU2:$4,229.15)
KUKA is a global automation corporation. KUKA offers customers everything they need from a single source: from components and cells to fully automated systems for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, metalworking, logistics/e-commerce, healthcare and service robotics industries. "
target: Visual Components Oy
Visual Components has specialized in software solutions for 3D simulation in factory planning. Their software is used worldwide for important planning and decision-making processes. The company sets standards in the visualization and simulation of complete production processes.
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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 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired 3DSIM

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry's only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,390.62)
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They bring clarity and insight to their customer's most complex design challenges through the broadest portfolio of fast, accurate and reliable simulation tools. "
target: 3DSIM
3DSIM develops powerful simulation software for metal additive manufacturing. 3DSIM's software tools empower manufacturers, designers, materials scientists and engineers, to achieve their objectives through simulation-driven innovation rather than physical trial and error.
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announced 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Infolytica Corporation

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation, expanding the company’s simulation suite into electromagnetics (EM). Infolytica was one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Infolytica Corporation
Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation is one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide to predict EM and thermal performance.
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closed 6/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Pipeline Software, Inc.

synopsis: Prometheus Group announced that it has acquired Pipeline Group, Inc. a Santa Ana, California-based company that focuses on solutions that allow asset-intensive organizations to better plan, schedule, manage and execute shutdowns/turnarounds and capital projects.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive enterprise asset management software solutions specializing in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance planning, scheduling, and execution. "
target: Pipeline Software, Inc.
Pipeline provides solutions that help companies optimize their Enterprise Asset Management business processes with specialized products and services that enable organizations to improve critical planning, scheduling and work execution processes related to maintenance, capital projects, and programs.
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closed 4/6/2017 via PR Newswire

eCompliance Management Solutions Inc., acquired FieldID

synopsis: eCompliance, a global leader in cloud safety software, announced the acquisition of Field iD, a leading provider of equipment inspection software. Field iD combines web-based and mobile technologies with the power of electronic identification to improve the efficiency of workplace safety management.
buyer: eCompliance Management Solutions Inc.
eCompliance safety software is the leader for improving worker participation in safety. Offering a real-time safety environment, eCompliance empowers organizations to improve EHS performance and use safety as a competitive differentiator. "
target: FieldID
Field iD is a leading provider of safety inspections, asset management and lock out tag out software. The company's easy-to-use cloud software has transformed the way organizations manage equipment safety.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Capvidia, purchased Pundit CMM from MetroSage LLC

synopsis: Capvidia, the leading software developer for Model Based Enterprise interoperability, announced it has acquired Pundit CMM from MetroSage LLC. Pundit CMM is an inspection simulation software package used by manufacturers to reduce measurement uncertainty, and streamline their measurement planning processes.
buyer: Capvidia
Capvidia is the leading software developer for Model Based Enterprise interoperability. Since 1994, Capvidia has developed integrated, standalone applications and components for CAD and CAE to validate and improve the quality of CAD data. "
seller: MetroSage LLC
The acquisition includes Pundit CMM, an inspection simulation software package used by manufacturers to reduce measurement uncertainty, and streamline their measurement planning processes. MetroSage is a leading provider of inspection analysis and simulation software for factory applications.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

RPlan, acquired IPO.Plan GmbH

synopsis: Actano, the provider of the leading scheduling and resource planning software RPlan, has acquired IPO.Plan. IPO.Plan ensures maximum added value in complex manufacturing and assembly processes. IPO.Plan's software, IPO.Log, is a planning and visualization tool that features new-generation software integrating virtual reality, simulation and CAD.
buyer: RPlan
The RPlan modular software suite supports clients to manage and optimize the Product Development Process through Schedule Management, Resource Management, Project Controlling, Reporting, and other modules which support the methodology of Collaborative Project Management. "
target: IPO.Plan GmbH
IPO.Plan ensures maximum added value in complex manufacturing and assembly processes. Their software, IPO.Log, is a planning and visualization tool that features new-generation software integrating virtual reality, simulation and CAD.
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closed 9/24/2013 via Market Wire

Invensys Inc., acquired InduSoft LLC

synopsis: Invensys, a leading supplier of state-of-the-art industrial software, systems and control equipment to the world's major industries, has acquired InduSoft, a provider of HMI (Human Machine Interface) and embedded intelligent device software for the automation market.
buyer parent: Schneider Electric SA
buyer: Invensys Inc. (LSE:ISYS:$1,792.00)
Invensys is a global technology company that works in partnership with a broad range of industrial and commercial customers to design and supply advanced technologies that optimise their operational performance and profitability. "
target: InduSoft LLC
Indusoft LLC provides human machine interface (HMI) supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems software solutions for developing Windows-based applications in industrial automation, instrumentation, and embedded systems.
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closed 8/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Schneider Electric SA, acquired Invensys Inc.

synopsis: London-based Invensys, which develops computer systems for refineries, chemical and nuclear plants, has been acquired by Schneider Electric. The French group sees potential to cut costs in overlapping corporate and support functions, and signalled it could offload non-core divisions within Invensys, including its appliance arm.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
As a global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, and Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. "
target parent: Invensys plc
target: Invensys Inc. (LSE:ISYS:$1,792.00)
From oil refineries and power stations to mining companies and appliance manufacturers, Invensys’ market-leading software, systems and controls enable its customers to monitor, control and automate their products and processes, thereby maximising safety, efficiency, reliability and ease of use.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,990 [$4,267]
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$2,712
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$217
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19.6x
closed 10/15/2012 via Market Wire

Invensys Operations Management, acquired Spiral Software Limited

synopsis: Invensys Operations Management, announced that it has acquired Spiral Software, which provides integrated solutions ranging from crude assay management to refinery supply chain optimization, enabling clients to make the best possible choices in trading and refining crude oil.
buyer parent: Invensys plc
buyer: Invensys Operations Management (LSE:ISYS:$1,792.00)
Invensys Operations Management, a division of Invensys, is a leading provider of automation and information technology, systems, software solutions, services and consulting to the global manufacturing and infrastructure industries. "
target: Spiral Software Limited
Founded in 1998, Spiral Software provides integrated solutions ranging from crude assay management to refinery supply chain optimization, enabling clients to make the best possible choices in trading and refining crude oil.
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announced 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

AVEVA Group plc, will purchase Software Assets from MaxGrip

synopsis: AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, acquired the software assets of MaxGrip. MaxGrip’s software and extensive asset library enables customers to define and implement comprehensive revenue cycle management strategies based on asset criticality and risk.
buyer parent: Schneider Electric SE
buyer: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$809.74)
Aveva is a leading global provider of engineering, design and information management software solutions. For almost 50 years, Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities. "
seller: MaxGrip
MaxGrip’s software and extensive asset library enables customers to define and implement comprehensive revenue cycle management strategies based on asset criticality and risk.
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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:$29,039.18)
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
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$35
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announced 9/5/2017 via Financial Times

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire AVEVA Group plc

synopsis: AVEVA Group Plc will combine with Schneider Electric's industrial software business to create a global leader in engineering and industrial software. Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
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: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$809.74)
Aveva is a leading global provider of engineering, design and information management software solutions. For almost 50 years, Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, acquired nxtControl GmbH

synopsis: Tecnet equity and eQventure sell deep-tech company nxtControl from to Schneider Electric. The deep-tech company nxtControl, founded in 2007, is a globally recognized software specialist for industrial 4.0 and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) applications.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric is the global leader in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, their 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. "
target: nxtControl GmbH
nxtControl develops software solutions for industrial and building automation. The company is a global technology leader in the field of distributed control systems according to IEC 61499 and object-oriented engineering. NxtControl products reduce engineering costs.
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closed 6/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TBG AG, acquired DTN

synopsis: French power-equipment supplier Schneider Electric SE has sold its U.S.-based data-software business DTN to TBG AG, a Switzerland-based private holding company. DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical.
buyer: TBG AG
TBG, a Zurich-based firm, is described as a family office focused on investing in buyouts of industrial products and services companies, according the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association website. It invests in companies in Europe and the U.S. "
target parent: Schneider Electric SE
target: DTN
DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical. DTN also provides supply chain connectivity tools and decision support solutions in agricultural, energy and environmental industries.
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$900
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Schneider Electric SE, acquired MWPowerlab s.r.l.

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the acquisition of MWPowerlab s.r.l., a software company with industry-leading 3D real-time technology.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric is the global leader in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, their 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. "
target: MWPowerlab s.r.l.
MWPowerlab s.r.l. is a software company with industry-leading 3D real-time technology. MWPowerlab is a specialized technology developer of its own 3D Realtime solutions boasting stereoscopic and interactive applications of photorealistic quality.
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closed 10/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, acquired MaxEAM

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the acquisition of MaxEAM, a software company with complementary applications that extend Avantis.PRO Enterprise Asset Management.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric is the global leader in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, their 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. "
target: MaxEAM
MaxEAM is a software company with complementary applications that extend Avantis.PRO Enterprise Asset Management. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Burlington, Canada
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closed 4/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Kapsch TrafficCom, acquired Schneider’s Transportation Business

synopsis: Kapsch TrafficCom AG, a provider of intelligent transportation systems, announced the closing of the acquisition of Schneider Electric S.E.'s global Transportation Business. Schneider's Transportation Business offers an industry portfolio of integrated Advanced Traffic Management Software solutions.
buyer: Kapsch TrafficCom (WBAG:KTCG:$775.85)
Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in the solution segments of road user charging, urban access and parking, traffic management, road safety enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, electronic vehicle registration and V2X cooperative systems. "
target parent: Schneider Electric SE
target: Schneider’s Transportation Business
Schneider’s Transportation Business, formerly operating as the Telvent Tráfico y Transporte, offers an industry portfolio of integrated Advanced Traffic Management Software (ATMS) solutions – for urban, highway and tunnel applications as well as tolling and transit solutions.
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cancelled 12/15/2015 via New York Times

Schneider Electric SE, cancelled merger with AVEVA Group plc

synopsis: The British engineering company Aveva Group announced that it has walked away from a complex deal with Schneider Electric that would have seen the French industrial group take a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. "
target: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$809.74)
Aveva is a leading global provider of engineering, design and information management software solutions. For almost 50 years, Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities.
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closed 4/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, acquired LimeWare Company

synopsis: Schneider Electric has acquired LimeWare, a provider of system analysis and auditing software. The acquisition includes LimeWare’s foxray system-management software. The solution offers additional capability for configuration management, alarm management, operator action analysis and overall documentation.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation. It offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Non-residential & Residential Buildings, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, and more. "
target: LimeWare Company
LimeWare provides software solutions and engineering services to leaders in oil and gas, utilities, pulp and paper, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and food and beverage processing. Their foxray software solution, transforms complex data into clear and actionable information.
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closed 9/24/2013 via Market Wire

Invensys Inc., acquired InduSoft LLC

synopsis: Invensys, a leading supplier of state-of-the-art industrial software, systems and control equipment to the world's major industries, has acquired InduSoft, a provider of HMI (Human Machine Interface) and embedded intelligent device software for the automation market.
buyer parent: Schneider Electric SA
buyer: Invensys Inc. (LSE:ISYS:$1,792.00)
Invensys is a global technology company that works in partnership with a broad range of industrial and commercial customers to design and supply advanced technologies that optimise their operational performance and profitability. "
target: InduSoft LLC
Indusoft LLC provides human machine interface (HMI) supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems software solutions for developing Windows-based applications in industrial automation, instrumentation, and embedded systems.
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closed 8/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Schneider Electric SA, acquired Invensys Inc.

synopsis: London-based Invensys, which develops computer systems for refineries, chemical and nuclear plants, has been acquired by Schneider Electric. The French group sees potential to cut costs in overlapping corporate and support functions, and signalled it could offload non-core divisions within Invensys, including its appliance arm.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
As a global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, and Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. "
target parent: Invensys plc
target: Invensys Inc. (LSE:ISYS:$1,792.00)
From oil refineries and power stations to mining companies and appliance manufacturers, Invensys’ market-leading software, systems and controls enable its customers to monitor, control and automate their products and processes, thereby maximising safety, efficiency, reliability and ease of use.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,990 [$4,267]
rev ($mm)
$2,712
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
19.6x
announced 9/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Schneider Electric SA, will acquire SolveIT Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has signed an agreement to acquire SolveIT Software, an Adelaide-headquartered scientific software provider specialising in supply & demand chain optimisation and predictive modelling.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
As a global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. "
target: SolveIT Software Pty Ltd
SolveIT Software Pty Ltd is an Australian company specialising in supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling. With more than 150 employees across 5 offices, SolveIT offers enterprise advanced planning software for supply chain network optimisation and demand planning & forecasting.
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closed 12/20/2011 via Market Wire

Schneider Electric SA, purchased Viridity EnergyCenter 2.0 Platform from Viridity Energy, Inc.

synopsis: Schneider Electric announced the acquisition of the Viridity EnergyCenter 2.0 platform, the flagship product of a well-known start-up specializing in DCIM management software that provides a cross-functional solution for understanding the connection between physical infrastructure, IT equipment and the applications that run on them.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
As a global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks. "
seller: Viridity Energy, Inc.
Viridity Energy provides large energy consumers with powerful tools to increase energy efficiency and create energy revenues. Its unique and flexible VPower™ platform enables customers to dynamically shift and balance energy load and integrate advanced energy technologies.
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announced 6/1/2011 via Company Press Release

Schneider Electric SA, will acquire Telvent

synopsis: Schneider Electric announced the signing of a definitive agreement with Telvent GIT, SA (‘Telvent’) for the acquisition of Telvent, a leading solution provider specializing in high value-added IT software and solutions for real-time management of mission critical infrastructure in the fields of electricity, oil & gas, water and transportation.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,039.18)
In a world where energy is at the heart of economic and environmental stakes, Schneider Electric helps people make the most of their energy. Schneider Electric operates in five markets: Energy & Infrastructure, Industry, Data Centers & Networks, Buildings and Residential. "
target: Telvent (TLVT:$960.49)
Telvent is a global IT solutions and business information services provider that improves the efficiency and reliability of the world's premier organizations. Telvent serves markets that are critical to the sustainability of the planet.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,364 [$1,995]
rev ($mm)
$1,035
EBITDA ($mm)
$165
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x

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