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closed 1/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired ECT International, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated has acquired the global business of ECT International, Inc., the leading provider of advanced computer-aided engineering design tools for electrical control systems. The company’s flagship product line, promis•e, comprises intelligent, easy-to-use software that generates electrical system schematics.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: ECT International, Inc.
ECT has been marketing advanced tools to the electrical controls systems design marketplace since 1990. The company's founders recognized a need for advanced computer aided engineering tools in the controls design marketplace.
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closed 12/2/2008 via BNC Analysis

Cooper Industries, Ltd., acquired Cyme International Inc.

synopsis: Cooper Industries, Ltd. announced that it has acquired Cyme International of St. Bruno, Quebec, Canada, a power engineering software and services provider that enables utility engineers to design, analyze and optimize their networks.
buyer: Cooper Industries, Ltd. (CBE:$5,409.40)
Cooper Industries, Ltd. is a global manufacturer primarily of electrical products. Cooper employs operates eight divisions: Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, Cooper Lighting, Cooper Menvier, Cooper Power Systems, Cooper Wiring Devices and Cooper Tools Group. "
target parent: Concierge Technologies, Inc.
target: Cyme International Inc.
CYME International, Inc. was established in January 1986 and in just a few years became a respected world-wide supplier of high quality PC-based Power Engineering Software designed for an international market.
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closed 1/6/2010 via PR Newswire

Intergraph Corporation, acquired COADE

synopsis: Intergraph, the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, has acquired COADE Holdings Inc., provider of CAESAR II®, PV Elite and TANK products, the industry's most widely used software for pipe stress, pressure vessel and storage tank analysis.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
target: COADE
COADE, Inc. is a provider of software for multiple plant design and engineering disciplines. COADE's aims are that design and engineering should share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency.
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closed 1/8/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Hanna Strategies

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Hanna Strategies, a software development firm with offices in Shanghai, Atlanta and Pune, India. This acquisition supports Autodesk's leadership in creating digital design innovation technology through its software development.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Hanna Strategies
Hanna Strategies, LLC is a leading software developer based in Atlanta, Georgia, specializing in CAD and PLM tools and applications. The Hanna Strategies team is comprised of senior software developers and business analysts with deep industry knowledge and experience.
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closed 9/14/2006 via PR Newswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Mecalog Group

synopsis: Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that strengthen client innovation and decision-making, announced that the acquisition of the Mecalog Group and its RADIOSS product family of computer-aided engineering software technology has been finalized.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair Engineering, Inc strengthens client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to over 3,000 customers in a broad range of industries."
target: Mecalog Group
The Mecalog Group mission is to provide a range of robust and competitive products and services with strong added value in the area of mechanical computer assisted engineering (MCAE), focusing in the area of numerical simulation of non-linear phenomena in applied mechanics.
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closed 4/11/2005 via PR Newswire

Avatech Solutions, Inc., acquired Comtrex Corporation

synopsis: Avatech Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AVSO) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Charlotte, N.C.-based Comtrex Corp. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Avatech Solutions, Inc.
Avatech Solutions, Inc. (www.avatechsolutions.com) is one of the most trusted names in design automation software, training and comprehensive technical services. "
target: Comtrex Corporation
In 1987, Comtrex Corp. entered the CAD/CAM/CAE market of North Carolina as an AutoCAD reseller in Charlotte, NC. Our goal was to provide our clients with a complete turnkey CAD solution to make a smooth and successful transition from paper to CAD drawings. Today, we are one of the leading suppliers
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closed 1/5/2005 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Century Dynamics, Inc.

synopsis: ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that it has acquired Century Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of sophisticated yet easy-to-use simulation software for solving linear, nonlinear, explicit and multi-body hydro-dynamics problems.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,906.72)
ANSYS, Inc. develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop. "
target: Century Dynamics, Inc.
Century Dynamics designs, develops, globally markets and supports advanced engineering and scientific simulation software. It provides solutions for understanding how designs and processes behave in real world applications. Century Dynamics services a wide spectrum of industries including aerospace
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closed 5/4/2022 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Motor Design Limited

synopsis: Ansys, the global leader in engineering simulation, has acquired Motor Design Limited (MDL), a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,906.72)
Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. "
target: Motor Design Limited
Motor Design Limited (MDL) is a world leader in developing advanced software tools for electric machine design. MDL's Motor-CAD is a class-leading motor design software solution that supports electric machine designers at aerospace, automotive and industrial companies.
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closed 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Kymdata Oy

synopsis: Turku-based CADMATIC Ltd has acquired Kymdata Ltd, a Finnish software company. Kymdata develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The acquisition expands CADMATIC's product portfolio and includes the entire share capital as well as Intellectual Property Rights to all of Kymdata’s CADS software and business agreements.
buyer parent: Elomatic Oy
buyer: Cadmatic
CADMATIC Ltd is a leading developer of digital and intelligent 3D-based design, engineering, and information management software developer and supplier for the marine, process, and energy industries. CADMATIC’s headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. "
target: Kymdata Oy
Finland-based Kymdata Ltd develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The company's main products are CADS Electric for industrial electrical/automation design and building electrification, CADS Hepac for HVAC design, and CADS House for architectural/structural design.
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closed 8/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Glodon Software Company Limited, acquired Progman Oy

synopsis: Progman Oy has been acquired by Glodon, a leading construction software company located in China. Progman Oy is a profitable company with its headquarters located in Rauma, Finland. Progman’s MagiCAD software solution has over 15 000 licenses in use by leading building services designers in over 45 countries worldwide.
buyer: Glodon Software Company Limited (SZSE:00241:$255.62)
Glodon is China’s leading construction software company with its headquarters located in Beijing. Glodon has over 3000 employees, with more than 40 branches covering the whole of China’s 32 provinces and regions. Glodon also has subsidiaries in Singapore, Hong Kong and USA. "
target: Progman Oy
Progman Oy is a software house specializing in products and services for the design of heating, piping, ventilation, sprinkler and electrical systems. Progman Oy is the leading developer and supplier of software for HVAC and electrical design in the Nordic countries.
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closed 2/28/2010 via BNC Analysis

Primary Capital Ltd., acquired AMTECH Power Software Ltd.

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

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

synopsis: Intergraph® has acquired the SIGRAPH® business unit from Technische Computer Systeme Sussen GmbH (TCS). The acquisition includes SIGRAPH.CAE®, an innovative software application for electrical and process control engineering with a significant market presence in the global oil and gas, metals and power industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
seller: TCS Süssen GmbH
Since 1981, TCS Sussen GmbH has been focused on universal IT-CAE/DMS business solutions for the process and discrete industries. Headquartered in Sussen, Germany, TCS is a CAE/DMS technology company for Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES).
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announced 2/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire Romax Technology Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions, will acquire UK-based Romax Technology, a leading provider of Computer Aided Engineering software for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation. The acquisition will enable Hexagon to empower engineering teams to develop the next generation of electric vehicles.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: Romax Technology Limited
Headquartered in Nottingham, UK, Romax Technology is a leading provider of Computer Aided Engineering software for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation. The company operates in the automotive, aerospace, renewable, bearings, off road, rail, and marine sectors.
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closed 6/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired Concept Engineering GmbH

synopsis: Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has acquired Germany-based Concept Engineering, the leading provider of electronic system visualization software that accelerates the development, manufacture, and service of complex electrical and electronic systems.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$541.80)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future."
target: Concept Engineering GmbH
Based in Germany, Concept Engineering is the leading provider of electronic system visualization software, providing automatic schematic generation tools, electronic circuit and wire harness visualization platforms that provide on-the-fly visual rendering, and electronic design debug solutions.
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closed 10/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Elsys

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of Elsys, an innovative provider of interactive electrical engineering and disruptive multi-discipline generative schematics solutions. Elsys generative technology enables the automatic creation of millions of 2D schematics from functional-logical master data.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,318.32)
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. "
target: Elsys
Elsys provides innovative software and services to industries which develop products combining mechanical and electrical technologies and require specialized electrical diagram, bundle and harness design, and wiring applications.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SolidWorks Corp., will acquire Elecworks

synopsis: The French company Trace Software International announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of elecworks™, the software for designing electrical and automation projects, to Dassault Systèmes Solidworks, the world leader in 3D solutions.
buyer parent: Dassault Systemes
buyer: SolidWorks Corp.
Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let users create, simulate, publish, and manage their data. SolidWorks products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help users design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. "
target parent: Trace Software
target: Elecworks
Elecworks, the French new electromechanical integrated design solution, not only helps electrical engineers produce schematic designs efficiently, but also provides them with a better design structure and true 3D models of the actual arrangements.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Siemens PLM Software, acquired COMSA GmbH

synopsis: Siemens announced it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering. Its LDorado suite is the leader in automotive harness design and engineering software in Germany.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers. "
target: COMSA GmbH
COMSA Computer und Software GmbH is a Munich-based company which develops software for electrical systems design and wire harness engineering.
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announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneider Electric SE, will acquire IGE+XAO Group

synopsis: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will acquire the IGE+XAO Group through its subsidiary Schneider Electric Industries SAS. The IGE+XAO Group designs, produces, sells, and supports a range of Computer Aided Design, Product Lifecycle Management and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
buyer: Schneider Electric SE (ENXTPA:SU:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, their technology, software and services improve the way their customers manage and automate their operations. "
target: IGE+XAO Group (ENXTPA:IGE:$35.72)
For over 31 years, the IGE+XAO Group has been a software publisher designing, producing, selling and supporting a range of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Simulation software dedicated to Electrical Engineering.
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closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Gold Standard Simulations Ltd.
Gold Standard Simulations is a provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization of advanced process nodes. GSS is the leader in physical simulation of statistical variability, statistical compact model extraction and generation and statistical circuit simulation.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Circuits.io

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 1/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired ECT International, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated has acquired the global business of ECT International, Inc., the leading provider of advanced computer-aided engineering design tools for electrical control systems. The company’s flagship product line, promis•e, comprises intelligent, easy-to-use software that generates electrical system schematics.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, is a global provider of collaborative software solutions that enable our users to create, manage and publish architectural, engineering and construction content. Our software solutions are used to design, engineer, build and operate large constructed assets. "
target: ECT International, Inc.
ECT has been marketing advanced tools to the electrical controls systems design marketplace since 1990. The company's founders recognized a need for advanced computer aided engineering tools in the controls design marketplace.
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closed 4/7/2022 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired ADINA R & D Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering software company, announced it has acquired Watertown, Massachusetts-based ADINA R & D Inc., a leading developer of finite element analysis software applications used in a comprehensively diverse range of engineering fields.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities."
target: ADINA R & D Inc.
Watertown, Massachusetts-based ADINA R & D Inc. is a leading developer of finite element analysis software applications used in a comprehensively diverse range of engineering fields.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Seequent Limited, acquired AR2Tech

synopsis: New Zealand-based Seequent has acquired Advanced Resources and Risk Technology, LLC (AR2Tech), a developer of geostatistical software applications. The acquisition provides Seequent with state-of-the-art geostatistics algorithms, technology, and IP for complex geospatial problem solving.
buyer parent: Bentley Systems, Inc.
buyer: Seequent Limited
Seequent is a global leader in the development of 3D geological modeling and visual data software for understanding subsurface geoscience and engineering design solutions. Their solutions enable people to analyze data, manage risk and make better decisions about environmental and energy challenges. "
target: AR2Tech
AR2Tech is a developer of geostatistical software applications. Its state-of-the-art, high-performance algorithms and workflows for cloud and desktop enable users to create and optimize a diverse set of models, even with millions of cells, without performance bottlenecks.
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announced 11/17/2021 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., will acquire Power Line Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, will acquire Power Line Systems, a leader in software for the design of overhead electric power transmission lines and their structures, from private equity firm TA Associates.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities."
target parent: TA Associates
target: Power Line Systems, Inc.
Power Line Systems provides consulting services and develops engineering software for the structural and geometric design of electric power lines. Power Line Systems has become the world-wide leader in software for transmission lines.
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closed 9/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Seequent Limited, acquired MX Deposit

synopsis: Seequent, a global leader in the development of 3D geological modeling and visual data software, has acquired MX Deposit, a Canadian provider of software solutions for mining and exploration. MX Deposit provides a cloud-based solution that simplifies and controls how drill hole and other field data is collected, managed, and shared.
buyer parent: Bentley Systems, Inc.
buyer: Seequent Limited
Seequent is a global leader in the development of 3D geological modeling and visual data software for understanding subsurface geoscience and engineering design solutions. Their solutions enable people to analyze data, manage risk and make better decisions about environmental and energy challenges. "
target: MX Deposit
MX Deposit is a Canadian provider of software solutions for mining and exploration. MX Deposit provides a cloud-based solution that simplifies and controls how drill hole and other field data is collected, managed, and shared throughout the lifecycle of a deposit.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Seequent Limited, acquired Aarhus GeoSoftware

synopsis: Seequent, a global leader in the development of 3D geological modeling and visual data software, has acquired Aarhus GeoSoftware (AGS), a geophysical software developer in Denmark. AGS provides professional software solutions for processing, inversion and visualization of geophysical data made from electromagnetic and electrical instruments.
buyer parent: Bentley Systems, Inc.
buyer: Seequent Limited
Seequent is a global leader in the development of 3D geological modeling and visual data software for understanding subsurface geoscience and engineering design solutions. Their solutions enable people to analyze data, manage risk and make better decisions about environmental and energy challenges. "
target: Aarhus GeoSoftware
Aarhus GeoSoftware (AGS) a geophysical software developer in Denmark. AGS provides professional software solutions for processing, inversion and visualization of geophysical data. Their software enables users to create 2D and 3D images of subsurface electrical resistivity.
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closed 4/29/2021 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Vista Data Vision

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, announced its acquisition of Vista Data Vision, a leading provider of software for Internet of Things (IoT) applications used extensively in infrastructure.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities."
target: Vista Data Vision
In 1991, Vista Data Vision started developing software for analyzing and managing project data, to be used in solving real-world engineering problems. Vista Data Vision is based in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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closed 5/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired sensemetrics

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, has acquired sensemetrics, a software company that has continually advanced its vision to democratize IoT, and to extend its benefits across infrastructure assets.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities."
target: sensemetrics
Sensemetrics has continually advanced its vision to democratize IoT, and to extend its benefits across infrastructure assets, through its native cloud connectivity and edge controls platform, and its successful propagation, across device vendors, of farsighted sensor-agnostic standards.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired INRO Software

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering software company, announced the acquisition of INRO Software, a global leader in multimodal transportation planning, traffic simulation, and mobility visualization software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities."
target: INRO Software
INRO Software is a global leader in multimodal transportation planning, traffic simulation, and mobility visualization software.
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announced 3/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., will acquire Seequent Limited

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, will acquire New Zealand-based Seequent, a leader in software for geological and geophysical modeling, geotechnical stability, and cloud services for geodata management, visibility, and collaboration.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities."
target: Seequent Limited
Seequent is a global leader in the development of 3D geological modeling and visual data software for understanding subsurface geoscience and engineering design solutions. Their solutions enable people to analyze data, manage risk and make better decisions about environmental and energy challenges.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Cohesive Solutions

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Cohesive Solutions, the largest North American reseller of IBM’s Maximo enterprise asset management (EAM) software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: Cohesive Solutions
Cohesive Solutions is the largest North American reseller of IBM’s Maximo enterprise asset management (EAM) software.
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closed 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired NoteVault, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced the acquisition of NoteVault, a San Diego-based provider of voice-based field automation for construction management.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: NoteVault, Inc.
NoteVault provides innovative voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the commercial construction industry. NoteVault enables superintendents to quickly and easily report project activity from the field using nothing but their voice and their mobile phone.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired GroupBC

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired GroupBC, a leading UK SaaS software innovator of enterprise-scale information management solutions for construction-related projects and asset owners.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: GroupBC
GroupBC is a UK based developer of enterprise-scale information management solutions for construction-related projects and asset owners. GroupBC’s Common Data Environment allows teams to collaborate, manage and share documents data and spatial information from a central, secure cloud-based platform.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Citilabs

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Citilabs, provider of CUBE, global mobility simulation software, and Streelytics, mobility data and analytics software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: Citilabs
Citilab's CUBE simulation software provides world-leading predictive transportation technology. Citilab's Streetlytics provides mobility data and analytics on the moving population within the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Orbit Geospatial Technologies

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Belgium-based Orbit Geospatial Technologies, a global provider of 3D and mobile mapping software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: Orbit Geospatial Technologies
Belgium-based Orbit GT's offerings help users efficiently manage, process, and share very large amounts of imagery, point cloud, and 3D (mobile, oblique, terrestrial, UAS, indoor) mapping data for use with reality modeling and digital twins.
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closed 5/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Keynetix Ltd

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Keynetix, a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: Keynetix Ltd
Keynetix is a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data. Keynetix's HoleBASE SI solution is a geotechnical knowledge management system that helps users easily enter, analyze, and visualize site investigation data.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired SignCAD Systems Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators, has acquired SignCAD Systems, the leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for traffic sign design and manufacturing for the transportation industry.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: SignCAD Systems Inc.
SignCAD Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of CAD/CAM software solutions for traffic sign design and manufacturing for the transportation industry. Its SignCAD®, SignTRACK®, and ConeZONE® applications are used by cities, counties, engineering firms, manufacturers and state DOTs.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Bentley Systems, Inc., will acquire AIworx, Inc.

synopsis: Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions, announced it has entered an agreement to acquire AIworx, Inc. AIwrox is a provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. They provide artificial intelligence and sensor technologies for the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: AIworx, Inc.
AIworx is a provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. They have been simplifying innovation by providing artificial intelligence and sensor technologies and services for the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors.
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closed 10/15/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Legion

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced the acquisition of leading pedestrian simulation software provider Legion, based in London and supporting more than half of the world’s 40 largest transit agencies.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Legion
Founded in 1997, Legion is a world-leading developer of pedestrian simulation software. The scientifically validated software accurately simulates and analyzes people’s step-by-step journey through rail/metro stations, stadia, shopping malls and airports.
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closed 10/15/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Agency9

synopsis: Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Agency9, a leading provider of web and mobile solutions for 3D visualization of geographic information and maps for collaboration and communication. Agency9 is based in Sweden.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Agency9
Agency9 is a leading provider of web and mobile solutions for 3D visualization of geographic information and maps for collaboration and communication. The company was established in 2003 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Synchro Software

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Synchro Software, headquartered in London, leader (and the market creator) in 4D construction modeling software, for scheduling and project management.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Synchro Software
Synchro Software, Ltd. provides digital construction software and services that improve the safety, reliability, predictability and quality of complex construction projects. Their 4D digital construction platform serves the global market.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

Sogelink SAS, acquired Focus Software

synopsis: Sogelink, a provider of software solutions for infrastructure, construction, has completed the acquisition of Focus Software. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Billingstad, near Oslo (Norway), Focus Software is a market leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) software company.
buyer parent: Keensight Capital
buyer: Sogelink SAS
France-based Sogelink designs, develops, and markets software and SaaS solutions intended to simplify and optimise complex business processes in the building site, infrastructure, and property management industry. It is also the number one provider of topographic software. "
target: Focus Software
Established in 1996 and headquartered in Billingstad, near Oslo (Norway), Focus Software is a market leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) software company. It provides its software solutions to a wide array of clients and over 16 000 users.
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closed 2/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired Sefaira

synopsis: Trimble announced the acquisition of London/New York based Sefaira Ltd., a leading developer of cloud-based software for the design of sustainable and high-performance buildings. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers now have the real-time analysis capabilities that enable them to practice Performance-Based Design.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. "
target: Sefaira
Sefaira is a leader in software for high-performance building design. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers now have the real-time analysis capabilities that enable them to practice Performance-Based Design.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kujiale, acquired Modelo

synopsis: Kujiale, a China-based SaaS-enabled home decoration and design platform, has acquired Modelo, a cloud-based design and development communication platform for the AEC industry. Modelo offers a Design Asset Management (DAM) platform that enables users to visualize designs in 3D, provide design feedback, store project files, and more.
buyer: Kujiale
Kujiale is a China-based SaaS-enabled home decoration and design platform. Trusted by millions of brands and designers worldwide, Kujiale allows users to create 3D models, swap textures, and apply them in cutting edge AR, VR, 360-degree spins, floorplanning, and high-quality rendering solutions. "
target: Modelo
Modelo is a cloud-based design and development communication platform for the architecture, engineering and construction industries. Modelo offers a Design Asset Management (DAM) platform that enables users to visualize designs in 3D, provide design feedback, store project files, and more.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, purchased Twinmotion from Abvent Group

synopsis: Epic Games announced the acquisition of visualization tool Twinmotion. Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their building models into a compelling real-time experience.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
seller: Abvent Group
Originally developed by Abvent, Twinmotion is a visualisation toolkit used for architecture, construction, urban planning, and landscaping. With Twinmotion, users can transform their Building Information Modelling (BIM) or Computer-aided design (CAD) model into a compelling real-time experience.
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announced 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Spacemaker

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, will acquire Spacemaker, a Norwegian cloud-based AI software solution for early-stage real-estate development. Spacemaker enables architects, urban designers, and real estate developers to create proposals that maximize living qualities and density of a building site.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Spacemaker
Spacemaker is a Norwegian cloud-based AI software solution for early-stage real-estate development. Spacemaker enables architects, urban designers, and real estate developers to make more informed design decisions and create proposals that maximize living qualities and density of a building site.
price ($mm)
$240
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closed 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Cadmatic, acquired Kymdata Oy

synopsis: Turku-based CADMATIC Ltd has acquired Kymdata Ltd, a Finnish software company. Kymdata develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The acquisition expands CADMATIC's product portfolio and includes the entire share capital as well as Intellectual Property Rights to all of Kymdata’s CADS software and business agreements.
buyer parent: Elomatic Oy
buyer: Cadmatic
CADMATIC Ltd is a leading developer of digital and intelligent 3D-based design, engineering, and information management software developer and supplier for the marine, process, and energy industries. CADMATIC’s headquarters are located in Turku, Finland. "
target: Kymdata Oy
Finland-based Kymdata Ltd develops CADS design systems for the industrial and construction sectors. The company's main products are CADS Electric for industrial electrical/automation design and building electrification, CADS Hepac for HVAC design, and CADS House for architectural/structural design.
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closed 9/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired SITEOPS

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc. announced that it has acquired SITEOPS a breakthrough site design optimization “software at your service.” SITEOPS uses cloud-based computing techniques to empower site development professionals to move beyond engineering to optioneering, which enables the exploration of engineering alternatives and their costs.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$965.05)
Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. "
target: SITEOPS
SITEOPS® is a patented optimization software for the land development industry. This software gives civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, and land developers the ability to review multiple conceptual design options for a site within hours instead of months.
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closed 2/12/2016 via Company Press Release

SHD AG, acquired ArtiCAD

synopsis: SHD AG acquired the majority of the shares in British software specialist, ArtiCAD Holdings Ltd. ArtiCAD was founded in 1992 and specialises in the development and marketing of design software and custom technologies for the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom industry.
buyer: SHD AG
Since its foundation in 1983, SHD AG has focused on development and implementation of IT solutions for the kitchen and furniture retail channel, within which it holds a market leading position in the DACH region. "
target: ArtiCAD
ArtiCAD was founded in 1992 and specialises in the development and marketing of design software and custom technologies for the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom industry. Today, ArtiCAD is one of the leading players in the international market for visual planning software.
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closed 5/17/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Encore Software, Inc, acquired Punch! Software

synopsis: Navarre Corporation a publisher and leading distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products, announced that Encore Software, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired the assets of Punch! Software. Punch! Software has been a leading provider of home design and CAD software solutions.
buyer parent: Navarre Corporation
buyer: Encore Software, Inc
Navarre® Corporation is a publisher and distributor of computer software, home entertainment media and related products. The company publishes computer software in its Encore® subsidiary and produces animé video through its FUNimation Entertainment® subsidiary. "
target: Punch! Software
Punch! Software was founded in 1998 with the premise that 3D design software should be as fun to use as it is productive. Punch! provides separate and distinct sales and support services for the professional and the more casual user.
price ($mm)
$9.20
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closed 10/24/2018 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, acquired Bricsys NV

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, has acquired Bricsys, a Belgian company that designs, builds and markets innovative Computer Aided Design (CAD) software worldwide. Bricsys' BricsCAD platform supports 2D/3D general, mechanical, and sheet metal design and building information modelling (BIM) in one system.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,341.10)
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes. "
target: Bricsys NV
Bricsys is a Belgian company that designs, builds and markets innovative Computer Aided Design (CAD) software worldwide. Their BricsCAD platform supports 2D/3D general, mechanical, and sheet metal design and building information modelling (BIM) in one system.
price ($mm)
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$15
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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:$28,905.00)
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, their technology, software and services improve the way their customers manage and automate their operations. "
target: AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV:$1,119.63)
Aveva is a leading global provider of engineering, design and information management software solutions. For almost 50 years, Aveva software has enabled the creation of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$278
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$67
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closed 8/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Central Innovation Pty Ltd, acquired Cadimage Group Limited

synopsis: Central Innovation has acquired 100% of the assets of Cadimage Group and Cadimage UK. Cadimage Group distributes, develops and supports a range of design and performance evaluating software for architects, engineers and construction companies that enhance design capability and reduce risk and cost.
buyer: Central Innovation Pty Ltd
Central Innovation sources, builds and advises on world-class design process solutions to the manufacturing and construction industries. They help their customers develop their design process and systems by deploying the world’s most capable design and 3D modelling software. "
target: Cadimage Group Limited
Cadimage Group distributes, develops and supports a range of design and performance-evaluating software for architects, engineers and construction companies that enhance design capability and reduce risk and cost.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Upverter

synopsis: Electronic design software company Altium Limited announced that it has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world's first fully-cloud, fully- collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter's entire team of engineers, including its CEO and Co-Founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium Limited is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. "
target: Upverter
Upverter is building browser-based electronic design tools focused on collaboration and usability. Specifically Upverter is building web-based, collaborative schematic capture and PCB layout software aimed at hobbyists, students and the open source hardware community.
price ($mm)
$5.56
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closed 9/23/2014 via BusinessWire

Stratasys Ltd., acquired GrabCAD

synopsis: Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of privately-held GrabCAD, Inc., a leading 3D CAD collaboration platform.
buyer: Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS:$688.10)
Stratasys Ltd., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. "
target: GrabCAD
GrabCAD is leading the Open Engineering movement, helping engineers get products to market faster by connecting people, content and technology. GrabCAD Workbench makes it easy for engineers to share files, work with partners and complete projects on time.
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Advance Steel and Advance Concrete from GRAITEC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets, including Graitec’s Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: GRAITEC
Advance Steel is specifically designed for structural engineers and steel detailers who require professional and easy-to-use BIM structural steel detailing software. Advance Concrete is a software that automates the creation of formwork plans, reinforcement drawings, bill of materials and NC files.
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closed 8/22/2012 via BusinessWire

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

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

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

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

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

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

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Robobat

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

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired BitWyse Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced today it has acquired the assets of privately-held BitWyse Solutions, Inc. of Salem, Massachusetts in an all-cash transaction. BitWyse is a leading data management company specializing in 2D and 3D software applications for engineering and construction plant design. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: BitWyse Solutions, Inc.
BitWyse is a world leader in providing software that creates, manages, and integrates existing conditions and dimensional control data between data collection systems and engineering, design and viewing environments.
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Ticker: JASDAQ:4734
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co. Ltd. is a publicly traded software development company in Japan. Being has developed several highly successful software programs since its establishment in 1984. Their products include civil construction estimating software, critical chain project management software, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$54.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.81
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.55
Employees
356
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$3,153.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,025.18
EBIT ($mm)
$892.81
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ROIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Return On Investment Corporation
Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB: ROIE) is a software company. More than 85,000 businesses use ROI software to process payments on virtually any computer and to connect IBM midrange systems to the rest of the world. ROI Corporation subsidiaries include GO Software, Net 400 and Tectonic Solut
year
2003
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0
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Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$965.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.58
EBIT ($mm)
$122.08
Net Income ($mm)
$93.18
Employees
4626
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Ticker: XTRA:NEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nemetschek
Nemetschek
Nemetschek, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry. With its 12 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 1.8 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$737.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$191.68
EBIT ($mm)
$172.54
Net Income ($mm)
$142.07
Employees
3139
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Ticker: ATVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies, Inc., operates a group of subsidiaries and divisions in the U.S., and Canada that offer a Smart Enterprise Suite of products and services. Our products encompass web portals, enterprise middleware, mobile data access, data management and system migration applications.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$7.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.81
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:HOYLU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hoylu
Hoylu delivers solutions for presentation, ideation and collaboration that focus on enhancing the user experience. The company's main area of interest is software for Creative Collaboration, combined with intuitive input and display technologies.
year
2016
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuze
Fuze
Fuze is a global cloud communications and collaboration software platform for the enterprise. Through an innovative and consumer-inspired unified experience, Fuze enables seamless transition between voice, video, messaging, and content sharing.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$16.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.14)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.94
Employees
49
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Ticker: LMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 113,000 people worldwide and is engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$47,248.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,113.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,082.00
Net Income ($mm)
$5,302.00
Employees
97000
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Ticker: ASX:EVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EnviroSuite
EnviroSuite
Envirosuite is a global leader in environmental intelligence. Envirosuite offers a powerful SaaS platform for real-time and predictive management of environmental issues that brings speed, efficiency and cost savings to operational planning, environmental investigations and environmental compliance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is an infrastructure engineering software company. Its software solutions are used by professionals for the design, construction and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$965.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.58
EBIT ($mm)
$122.08
Net Income ($mm)
$93.18
Employees
4626
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Ticker: XTRA:NEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nemetschek
Nemetschek
Nemetschek, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry. With its 12 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 1.8 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$737.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$191.68
EBIT ($mm)
$172.54
Net Income ($mm)
$142.07
Employees
3139
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Ticker: DB:MUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software SE
Mensch und Maschine Software (M+M) is a global supplier of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Data Management and Building Information Modelling/Management software. M+M’s offers solutions for many industries, including mechanical and electrical engineering, architecture, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.26
EBIT ($mm)
$21.52
Net Income ($mm)
$12.28
Employees
818
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Ticker: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,312.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.42
EBIT ($mm)
$99.45
Net Income ($mm)
$15.50
Employees
7000
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Ticker: ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair Engineering Inc.
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$39.69
EBIT ($mm)
$13.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: JASDAQ:4734
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co., Ltd.
Being Co. Ltd. is a publicly traded software development company in Japan. Being has developed several highly successful software programs since its establishment in 1984. Their products include civil construction estimating software, critical chain project management software, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$54.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.81
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.55
Employees
356
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