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announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, will acquire Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc., a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.
Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc. is a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Yokogawa Electric Corporation, acquired Grazper Technologies ApS

synopsis: Tokyo-based Yokogawa Electric Corporation has acquired Grazper Technologies ApS. Headquartered in Denmark, Grazper has developed advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for analyzing images, and Yokogawa aims to leverage these technologies within its various existing businesses and to develop new industrial AI solutions.
buyer: Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TSE:6841:$3,771.08)
Tokyo-based Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The company's various areas of business, including industrial automation, life innovation, aviation, and others, provide essential instruments and equipment with precision and reliability."
target parent: Promentum Equity Partners
target: Grazper Technologies ApS
Copenhagen-based Grazper is a software company that develops AI-based technologies and solutions. The company possesses advanced AI-based technologies for image analysis and a solution that allows AI software to run efficiently on a field-programmable gate array (FPGA), a type of integrated circuit.
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announced 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will acquire Austemper Design Sys. Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based Austemper Design Systems Inc., a startup software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Austemper Design Sys. Inc.
Austin-based Austemper Design Systems Inc. is a software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety in applications such as automotive and industrial systems.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired WinterLogic

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications, has acquired WinterLogic, the technology leader in fault simulation used in automotive, safety and security environments for the design and verification of advanced system on chips.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,399.76)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: WinterLogic
WinterLogic is an electronic design automation company that develops software used by semiconductor companies for the design and development of their most advanced integrated circuits and systems on a chip. WinterLogic’s ZOIX is widely recognized as the leading fault simulator on the market.
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closed 10/20/2015 via BusinessWire

ARM Ltd., acquired Carbon Design Systems

synopsis: ARM has acquired the product portfolio and other business assets of Carbon Design Systems (Carbon). The company is a leading supplier of cycle-accurate virtual prototyping solutions, to deliver design optimization, time-to-market and cost-efficiency gains for its partners.
buyer: ARM Ltd. (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs technology at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. We are enabling the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. "
target: Carbon Design Systems
Carbon Design Systems is the leading provider of system level modeling and validation tools for complex SoC design.
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closed 3/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corp., a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, announced that it has acquired Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., a recognized leader in nanometer analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuit verification.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Berkeley Design Automation, Inc.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world's fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Cadence Design Systems, Inc., acquired Sigrity, Inc.

synopsis: Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced it has acquired Sigrity, Inc., a leading signal and power integrity technology provider. Sigrity develops and globally supports advanced software analysis solutions to ensure power integrity and signal integrity in chips, packages and printed circuit boards.
buyer: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS:$2,336.32)
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. "
target: Sigrity, Inc.
Sigrity develops and globally supports advanced software analysis solutions to ensure power integrity and signal integrity in chips, packages and printed circuit boards; and physical design tools for single die and SiP implementations.
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closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

D2S, Inc., acquired Gauda

synopsis: D2S, a supplier of computational design platforms based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit (GPGPU) technologies, announced that it has acquired all assets of Gauda, Inc., a developer of GPGPU-based computational lithography acceleration technology headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
buyer: D2S, Inc.
D2S is a supplier of a computational design platform to based on eBeam and general purpose graphic processing unit technologies. Their platform maximizes eBeam technology to reduce mask costs for both low- and high-volume applications. "
target: Gauda
Gauda is the first company to introduce the technology to accelerate computation for optical proximity correction using graphical processing units. It developed a new breed of algorithms that accelerate the most computation-intensive EDA applications.
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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:$462.52)
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 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Dürr AG, acquired Techno-Step GmbH

synopsis: Dürr, a German mechanical and plant engineering firm, acquired a majority of Techno-Step GmbH. Techno-Step is specialized in developing and commissioning systems for process data analysis and diagnosis. Techno-Step is a leading provider of IT solutions for production data and quality management.
buyer: Dürr AG (DB:DUE:$4,306.97)
The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitization/Industry 4.0. Its products, systems and services enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. "
target: Techno-Step GmbH
Techno-Step is specialized in developing and commissioning systems for process data analysis and diagnosis. For more than 10 years, Techno-Step has been one of the leading providers of IT solutions for production data and quality management.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Waymo LLC, acquired Latent Logic

synopsis: Waymo, a self-driving technology development company and subsidiary of Google, has acquired Latent Logic, a UK start-up. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Waymo LLC
Waymo LLC is a self-driving technology development company. It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Waymo originated as a project of Google before it became a stand-alone subsidiary in December 2016. In April 2017, Waymo started a limited trial of a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target parent: University of Oxford
target: Latent Logic
Latent Logic is a UK start-up that uses imitation learning to simulate models of human behavior on the road. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
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announced 11/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire Volume Graphics GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire Volume Graphics, a German leader in the industrial computed tomography software industry. Volume Graphics' software is used for quality assurance in product development and production for a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and electronics.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,218.61)
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: Volume Graphics GmbH
Volume Graphics is a German company that develops leading software for the analysis and visualization of industrial 3D computed tomography (CT) data. Volume Graphics' software is used by manufacturers for quality assurance in product development and production.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Novation Analytics

synopsis: UK-based IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions, has acquired Novation Analytics, a specialist provider of software solutions, data analysis, and advisory services to the automotive industry. Novation Analytics focuses on the modeling of vehicle energy efficiency and CO2 emissions compliance.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,449.00)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: Novation Analytics
Novation Analytics provides software solutions, data analysis and advisory services, focusing on vehicle energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions. Novation's ENERGY software provides full-vehicle simulation and competitive and regulatory analysis for product planners, engineers and regulators.
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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:$1,515.89)
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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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire QTronic GmbH

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. will acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services for automotive software and systems development headquartered in Germany. When completed, the acquisition will broaden Synopsys' product portfolio of automotive solutions serving the needs of automotive Tier 1 and OEM companies.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,399.76)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: QTronic GmbH
Germany-based QTronic is a provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive software. Their flagship products include Silver, a virtual Electronic Control Unit platform that transfers development tasks from road and test rigs to PCs, and TestWeaver, an intelligent test automation solution.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Understand.ai

synopsis: dSPACE, the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired understand.ai, an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Understand.ai
Based in Germany, understand.ai is an AI technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for autonomous vehicles. They focus on contributing to the qualitative perception of self-driving cars.
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closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

AB Dynamics, acquired rFpro

synopsis: AB Dynamics (ABDP), a global supplier of advanced automotive test systems, has acquired rFpro, a driving simulation software specialist in the UK. rFpro provides driving simulation software for the development and testing of autonomous vehicles, ADAS and vehicle dynamics.
buyer: AB Dynamics (AIM:ABDP:$59.91)
AB Dynamics (ABDP) is a global supplier of advanced automotive test systems. ABDP provides high quality test equipment to the automotive industry. They design and manufacture specialised systems for a wide range of applications, from validation and durability to active safety and autonomous driving."
target: rFpro
rFpro is a driving simulation software specialist in the UK. rFpro provides driving simulation software for the development and testing of autonomous vehicles, ADAS and vehicle dynamics. rFpro help their clients to accelerate development, testing and validation.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vector Informatik, acquired TESIS GmbH

synopsis: Vector, a German software and vehicle electronics specialist, has acquired TESIS, a German company that specializes in simulation solutions for virtual road testing. TESIS' solutions allow users to test drive cars and commercial vehicles in a virtual environment. They offer simulations for test drives, valet parking, vehicle dynamics, and more.
buyer: Vector Informatik
Vector Informatik GmbH is a German software and vehicle electronics specialist. Vector offers a wide range of products for conducting tests on the system, function and code levels of distributed embedded systems. Their tools and services allow engineers to simplify the development process. "
target: TESIS GmbH
TESIS is a German company that specializes in simulation solutions for virtual road testing. TESIS' solutions allow users to test drive cars and commercial vehicles in a virtual environment. They offer simulations for test drives, valet parking, vehicle dynamics, driver assistance, and more.
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closed 1/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired Explorer.ai

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers, announced that it has acquired Explorer.ai, a mapping and computer vision start-up that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Both companies are based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: Explorer.ai
Explorer.ai is a mapping and computer vision start-up. They offer a unified mapping platform that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Explorer.ai is based in San Francisco, CA.
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announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, will acquire Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc., a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.
Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc. is a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
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announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, will acquire Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc., a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: Avatar Integrated Systems Inc.
Santa Clara, CA-based Avatar Integrated Systems Inc. is a leading developer of place and route software for integrated circuit (IC) design. Avatar helps engineers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) for complex chips with fewer resources.
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announced 6/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, will acquire UltraSoC

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd., a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC).
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: UltraSoC
Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd. is a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC).
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closed 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Industries, acquired Vizendo

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries, a German leader in automation and digitalization, has acquired Vizendo AB, the world’s leading provider of virtual operator training solutions for the automotive manufacturing industry. Vizendo's web-based and mobile solutions turns complex process instructions into easy-to-use, virtual training sessions.
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: Vizendo
Vizendo is the world’s leading provider of virtual operator training solutions for the automotive manufacturing industry. Vizendo turns complex process instructions into easy-to-use, virtual training sessions. Their web-based and mobile solution enables users to provide training at anytime.
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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 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc.

synopsis: Germany-based Siemens will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc., a developer of software that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Atlas 3D will join Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its solutions will expand additive manufacturing capabilities in the Xcelerator portfolio of software.
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: Atlas 3D, Inc.
Atlas 3D, Inc. is a software developer that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Their Sunata software uses thermal distortion analysis to provide a simple, automated way to optimize part build orientation and generate support structures.
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Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Process Systems Enterprise

synopsis: Process Systems Enterprise, the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling (APM) software and services, announced that it plans to be acquired by Siemens AG and will be integrated into the Process Automation Business Unit of Siemens Digital Industries, an innovation leader in automation and digitalization.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
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: Process Systems Enterprise
Process Systems Enterprise is the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling software and services. PSE’s advanced process models are used within digital R&D, design and operations in the process industries to help make fast, safe and more efficient decisions.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Industries, will purchase Design, Industry, Manufacturing Units from ESTEQ

synopsis: Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement to acquire ESTEQ's Design, Industry, and Manufacturing assets. These ESTEQ units distribute product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
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. "
seller: ESTEQ
ESTEQ's Design, Industry and Manufacturing units distributes product lifecycle management, product design and simulation, and manufacturing operations software and services to a number of industries across South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Siemens AG, acquired Electrocon International, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens announced the acquisition of the specialized software company Electrocon International Inc. (EII). EII, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Electrocon International, Inc.
Electrocon International Inc. (EII) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, develops and markets CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software which focuses on the protection of electrical systems and enables detailed protection modeling for grid analysis and simulations.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire Lightwork Design Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software has entered into an agreement to acquire Sheffield, United Kingdom-based Lightwork Design, a computer software and technology licensing company specialising in 3D rendering software development and virtual reality (VR) experience generation.
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 parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: Lightwork Design Ltd.
Lightwork Design is the world’s leading supplier of rendering solutions for advanced 3D Computer Graphics software developers. Lightworks provides customers with innovative and market-focused solutions for the creation of powerful and easy to use rendering applications.
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announced 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Mendix

synopsis: Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Mendix, a pioneer and leader in cloud native low code application development. Mendix will retain its distinct brand, culture and continue serving customers across the full range of industries with its unique platform and broad ecosystem and community.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Mendix
Mendix is the fastest and easiest platform to build and continuously improve mobile and web applications at scale. The only low-code software-as-a-service platform available, they help their customers digitize their operations by building, managing, and improving apps at unprecedented speed & scale.
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announced 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Digital Factory, will purchase Machining Optimisation Software Products from OMAT Ltd.

synopsis: Siemens Digital Factory plans to take over products of OMAT Ltd., a supplier of software solutions for adaptive spindle feed control, improvement of tool life cycles and vibration analysis of spindles for the use with CNC controls. The software solutions offered by OMAT focus on optimizing the spindle feed during machine operation.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Factory
The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of integrated hardware, software and technology-based services to support manufacturing companies in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products. "
seller: OMAT Ltd.
OMAT machining optimisation software products focus on optimizing the spindle feed during CNC machine operation. Their Adaptive Control & Monitoring (ACM), which significantly reduces the processing time of part programs, extends the life cycle of tools and avoids tool breakage.
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announced 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will acquire Austemper Design Sys. Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based Austemper Design Systems Inc., a startup software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Austemper Design Sys. Inc.
Austin-based Austemper Design Systems Inc. is a software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety in applications such as automotive and industrial systems.
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closed 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH, acquired LOCOM Software GmbH

synopsis: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL), a leading provider of products for mail and baggage automation, has acquired LOCOM, a leading German provider of software and consulting services for logistics and supply chain management. LOCOM offers software for supply chain planning, transport management, warehouse optimization, and more.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL) is a leading provider of innovative products in mail and parcel automation as well as baggage and cargo handling at airports. SPPAL also offers comprehensive logistic software solutions that can be on-site on in the cloud. "
target: LOCOM Software GmbH
Established in 1988, LOCOM is a leading German provider of software and consulting services for logistics and supply chain management. LOCOM offers software for supply chain planning, transport management, warehouse optimization, tender management, and freight cost management.
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announced 5/17/2018 via Market Watch

Siemens AG, will acquire J2 Innovations

synopsis: Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, will acquire J2 Innovations, a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. J2 Innovations' software framework is used for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: J2 Innovations
J2 Innovations is a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. Their Fluid Integration (FIN) platform is a next-generation software framework for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sothis Information Technologies, SL, will acquire Ininfa Soluciones Aplicadas SAL

synopsis: Sothis, an information technology company in Spain, will acquire Ininfa, a Spanish provider of IT consulting services. Ininfa specializes in developing and implementing industrial computing solutions, production management and traceability systems (MES), and Siemen's MES solution (Simatic IT).
buyer: Sothis Information Technologies, SL
Founded in 2008, Sothis is an information technology company in Spain that specializes in IBM, Microsoft, Siemens, Cisco, and SAP products. Sothis provides IT consulting services to the agri-food, pharmaceutical, chemical, construction, distribution, and automobile sectors. "
target parent: Siemens AG
target: Ininfa Soluciones Aplicadas SAL
Ininfa is a Spanish provider of IT consulting services. The company specializes in developing and implementing industrial computing solutions, production management and traceability systems (MES), and Siemen's MES solution (Simatic IT).
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announced 11/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire Solido Design Automation Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to semiconductor companies worldwide.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: Solido Design Automation Inc.
Solido Design Automation Inc. is a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to technology companies worldwide, enabling them to design, verify, and manufacture more competitive products than ever before.
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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:$100,350.53)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Infolytica Corporation
Montreal, Canada-based Infolytica Corporation is one of the original pioneers in the field of simulating low-frequency EM and its market-leading simulation software is used by manufacturers worldwide to predict EM and thermal performance.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, will acquire TASS International

synopsis: Siemens PLM Software, a global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, will acquire TASS International, a provider of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services for the automotive industry.
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: TASS International
TASS International supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles. TASS offers a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire HaCon

synopsis: Siemens, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, is planning to acquire HaCon, a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$100,350.53)
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: HaCon
HaCon is a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics. The company has been a successful player in the mobility business for 30 years.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

ST Imaging, acquired nextScan Inc.

synopsis: ST Imaging, a division of Digital Check Corporation and technology provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology, has acquired nextScan Inc., the industry's top manufacturer of high performance production Microfilm Scanners and Workflow Software Technology.
buyer parent: Digital Check Corporation
buyer: ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary all digital ST200 film scanner, changing the way library customers view film. "
target: nextScan Inc.
nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.
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closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 10/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Vilant Systems Oy

synopsis: Turck has acquired a majority stake in Vilant Systems. Finland-based Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
buyer: Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, and connectivity products -- as well as interface technology, human-machine interfaces, and RFID systems -- Germany-based Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation applications. "
target: Vilant Systems Oy
Based in Finland, Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle. "
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications. "
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2008 via

Better Online Solutions Ltd., acquired Dimex Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Better Online Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd.
buyer: Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC:$0.00)
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components. "
target: Dimex Systems Ltd.
Dimex Systems Ltd. is a private Israeli company, established in 1988. Dimex is a leading integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection systems (AIDC) solutions based on RFID and Barcode technology.
price ($mm)
$0.96
rev ($mm)
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announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 7/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ADAPTIV NETWORKS, acquired ELFIQ Networks

synopsis: Adaptiv Networks, a leading cloud-native SD-WAN-as-a-Service vendor, has acquired ELFIQ Networks, a company that enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
buyer: ADAPTIV NETWORKS
Adaptiv Networks is the creator of powerful, software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) for the most challenging locations requiring high availability for business-critical application traffic. "
target parent: Martello Technologies, Inc.
target: ELFIQ Networks
Elfiq Networks enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
$0.59
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
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closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

NETGEAR, Inc., will acquire CP Secure, Inc.

synopsis: NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held CP Secure, Inc.
buyer: NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR:$1,321.23)
NETGEAR designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. NETGEAR's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications. "
target: CP Secure, Inc.
CP Secure, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of gateway content security appliances. The company protects all-sized organizations from network based malware through innovative technologies, effective products and solid support.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ingenico Group, acquired Think&Go NFC

synopsis: Ingenico Group, a global leader in seamless payment, announced the acquisition of Think&Go NFC, a company that develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
buyer: Ingenico Group (ENXTPA:ING:$3,337.79)
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, they deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. "
target: Think&Go NFC
Think&Go develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$76,536.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

Laurel Solutions, acquired Servelec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Laurel Solutions, a company that invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology, has acquired Servelec Technologies, a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software.
buyer parent: FFL Partners, LLC
buyer: Laurel Solutions
Laurel Solutions invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology. Their companies provide commercial and industrial hardware, software and connectivity solutions that improve productivity, safety, and environmental performance. "
target: Servelec Technologies Limited
Founded in 1977, Servelec Technologies is a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software. Their solutions provide complete end-to-end automation and optimization solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMR Group, will acquire N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMRT Holdings Bhd has proposed to acquire 64% of N’osairis Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd. N’osairis is principally involved in the provision of IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry.
buyer: SMR Group (KLSE:SMRT:$29.36)
SMR Group is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East. "
target: N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.
N’osairis provides IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry. Their M2M Management Platform enables customers to have oversight of their M2M connections.
price ($mm)
$1.19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ESI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ESI Group
ESI Group
ESI is a world-leading provider of Virtual Prototyping software and services with a strong foundation in the physics of materials and Virtual Manufacturing. ESI helps industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$140.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.73
EBIT ($mm)
$14.08
Net Income ($mm)
$5.78
Employees
1100
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,399.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$691.84
EBIT ($mm)
$541.93
Net Income ($mm)
$474.62
Employees
13896
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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Ticker: HLSE:BITTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bittium
Bittium
Bittium specializes in the development of reliable communications and connectivity solutions, leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$64.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
619
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: ASX:CXZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Connexion Media Limited
Connexion Media Limited
Connexion Media is an ASX listed Internet of Things (IoT) technology company revolutionising smart car technology for the automotive industry. Connexion has developed two flagship Software as a Service (SaaS) products that deliver cutting edge technology: CXZ Telematics and miRoamer.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.76)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
30
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Ticker: PWER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Power-One, Inc.
Power-One, Inc.
Power-One, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets power conversion and power management solutions for the renewable energy, communications infrastructure, and other high technology markets.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,022.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$109.85
EBIT ($mm)
$108.22
Net Income ($mm)
$55.66
Employees
3263
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,737.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,455.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,307.70
Net Income ($mm)
$926.20
Employees
23000
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,061.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.42
EBIT ($mm)
$845.38
Net Income ($mm)
$606.97
Employees
20000
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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Ticker: QADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QAD Inc.
QAD Inc.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life sciences products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$215.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.86
EBIT ($mm)
$2.87
Net Income ($mm)
$1.35
Employees
1350
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Ticker: DB:SIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siemens AG
Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$100,350.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,355.02
EBIT ($mm)
$7,170.44
Net Income ($mm)
$4,694.86
Employees
385000
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Ticker: TSEC:2308
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delta Electronics
Delta Electronics
Delta Electronics is the world's largest provider of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans, as well as a major source for power management solutions, components, visual displays, industrial automation, networking products, and renewable energy solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9,019.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,087.94
EBIT ($mm)
$608.97
Net Income ($mm)
$729.42
Employees
68000
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Ticker: CGNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cognex Corporation
Cognex Corporation
Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$798.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$228.21
EBIT ($mm)
$204.99
Net Income ($mm)
$207.71
Employees
2124
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Ticker: HRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation
Harris IT Services is a leading technology integrator-designing and sustaining secure systems and networks, and delivering actionable intelligence to advance government missions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$7,410.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,678.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,339.00
Net Income ($mm)
$336.00
Employees
21000
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: APKT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$274.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.53
EBIT ($mm)
$17.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,737.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,455.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,307.70
Net Income ($mm)
$926.20
Employees
23000
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Ticker: NRTLQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$4,088.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.00
EBIT ($mm)
$160.00
Net Income ($mm)
$488.00
Employees
12000
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: TSX:SW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless is the global leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions that simplify the connected world. They offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$651.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.36
EBIT ($mm)
$14.55
Net Income ($mm)
$20.39
Employees
1100
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Ticker: SWX:ASCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ascom Holding AG
Ascom Holding AG
Ascom is an international solutions provider with comprehensive know-how in healthcare workflows and telecommunications. The company is active in Wireless Solutions (a market leader for high-value, customer-specific on-site communication solutions and workflow optimization) and Network Testing.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$401.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.13
EBIT ($mm)
$10.48
Net Income ($mm)
$7.50
Employees
1712
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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