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Siemens to buy Mentor Graphics for $4.5 billion

Siemens to buy Mentor Graphics for $4.5 billion

The industrial giant will add Mentor to its existing PLM division. The price was 21% higher than last Friday’s stock price. Siemens (OTCMKTS:SIEGY) today announced it has reached a merger agreement with Mentor Graphics (NASDAQ: MENT) by which the industrial giant will acquire Mentor for $4.5 billion. The price represents a stock value of $37.25 […]

By November 14, 2016 Read More →
Ansys acquires systems safety analysis company

Ansys acquires systems safety analysis company

KPIT Medini is a respected specialist safety analysis whose products are integrated into solutions from many vendors. Engineering simulation software vendor Ansys has acquired Berlin-based KPIT Medini Technologies AG, a provider of systems safety analysis solutions. Terms of the deal were not released. Medini was a part of the larger KPIT, which is not being […]

By November 7, 2016 Read More →
Dassault Systèmes acquires 3DPLM from Geometric

Dassault Systèmes acquires 3DPLM from Geometric

The India-based group will be integrated into Dassault global R&D. Dassault Systèmes has acquired full ownership of 3DPLM, the research and development group created in 2002 as a joint venture between Dassault and Geometric Ltd. of India. Dassault says the team of more than 2,000 employees will become a fully integrated part of Dassault Systèmes’ […]

By April 11, 2016 Read More →
Siemens to acquire engineering simulation specialist CD-Adapco

Siemens to acquire engineering simulation specialist CD-Adapco

$970 million buys one of the largest remaining independent CAE firms. Siemens has announced it will acquire engineering simulation specialist CD-Adapco for $970 million. The deal is expected to close in the next two months. CD-Adapco is a Melville, New York-based engineering simulation company with a global clientele and annual revenue close to $200 million […]

By February 17, 2016 Read More →
Technicolor acquires visual effects house The Mill for €259 Million

Technicolor acquires visual effects house The Mill for €259 Million

Technicolor says the acquisition will allow it to hit 2020 revenue objects in 2017. Technicolor has acquired The Mill, the world’s largest visual effects and content creation studio for the advertising industry, for €259 million ($292.5 million) on a debt-free basis. Technicolor says The Mill is “consistently recognized by peers and clients as a premier […]

By September 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk acquires Lagoa for cloud visualization platform

Autodesk acquires Lagoa for cloud visualization platform

For the second time Autodesk has turned to Brazilian Thiago Costa to jumpstart its visualization. Autodesk is acquiring Lagoa, maker of a cloud-based visualization and collaboration platform for product development. Autodesk is not commenting, but sources contacted by both GraphicSpeak and other tech news sites confirm the deal. The purchase price is approximately $60 million. […]

By November 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ansys acquires SpaceClaim for $85 million

Ansys acquires SpaceClaim for $85 million

The broad appeal of SpaceClaim to part-time CAD users matches well with the CAD-neutral approach of Ansys. Ansys has acquired SpaceClaim, the venture-capital funded 3D MCAD tool that made a big splash a few years ago with its combination of direct editing and built-in interoperability. The deal closed April 30, 2014 and was announced today. […]

Creative Market acquisition puts Autodesk deeper into Adobe territory

Creative Market acquisition puts Autodesk deeper into Adobe territory

The reseller of “mousemade” creative content for products and services sees its new home in Autodesk as the fastest way to make beautiful graphics design simple and accessible to everyone. A small company specializing in “hand-crafted, mousemade” design content for both digital and physical products has become the most recent Autodesk acquisition in the consumer […]

PTC buys its way into the Internet of Things for $115 million

PTC buys its way into the Internet of Things for $115 million

PTC says ThingWorx will complement existing Service Lifecycle Management and Product Lifecycle Management portfolios. PTC today said it has acquired ThingWorx, creators of a platform for building and running software applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). PTC claims the acquisition positions the company “as a major player in the emerging Internet of Things era.” The […]

By December 30, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
3D Systems to acquire Xerox research group

3D Systems to acquire Xerox research group

The $32.5 million deal grew out of a 15-year partnership that gave 3D Systems its ProJet technology.  Why would Xerox sell off such an accomplished engineering group? 3D Systems (3DS) said today it will acquire the Xerox product design, engineering, and chemistry group based in Wilsonville, Oregon. 3D Systems will pay $32.5 million in cash […]

By December 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →