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Dassault Systèmes acquires AITAC

Dassault Systèmes acquires AITAC

Who better than a company whose name spelled backwards is CATIA to expand a market where Dassault is a minor player? Dassault Systemès has acquired AITAC BV, a Netherlands-based software developer who specializes in marine and offshore engineering. Specifically, AITAC (which is “CATIA” backwards) offers Smart Drawings, software to automate the process of generating 2D […]

By June 13, 2017 Read More →
Intel places $15 billion bet on computer vision

Intel places $15 billion bet on computer vision

Jerusalem-based Mobileye has emerged as a leader in computer vision for transportation; now it will be part of Intel. Intel and computer vision specialist Mobileye today announced Intel will acquire Mobileye in an all-cash offer for approximately $15.3 billion. An Intel subsidiary will make an offer for all outstanding ordinary shares of Mobileye stock for […]

By March 13, 2017 Read More →
Dassault Systemès acquires simulation division from Next Limit

Dassault Systemès acquires simulation division from Next Limit

XFlow CFD offers a new approach to highly dynamic fluid flow simulation. Next Level will concentrate on its simulation for visualization products. Dassault Systemès and Next Limit Technologies (NLT) have announced the sale of NLT’s Dynamics division to Dassault. The purchase moves a popular new approach to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) into the hands of […]

By December 9, 2016 Read More →
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. […]