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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 →
Siemens takes ownership stake in Bentley via strategic alliance

Siemens takes ownership stake in Bentley via strategic alliance

Siemens is acquiring €70 million in Bentley secondary stock as part of the wide-ranging technology development plan. The two have been forming an ever-deeper alliance since 2012.   Siemens and Bentley Systems announced today a new strategic alliance to advance their existing technology development relationship. The two will work to extend infrastructure project delivery into […]

By November 10, 2016 Read More →
Dassault Systemès tries again in AEC

Dassault Systemès tries again in AEC

Design for Fabrication is yet another attempt by the maker of Catia and SolidWorks to crack the risk-averse, penny-pinching construction software market. Dassault Systemès recently announced “Design for Fabrication,” for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. It is the latest in its series of “3DEXPERIENCE” software suites aimed as providing a custom experience for […]

By October 24, 2016 Read More →
New Bentley ConceptStation offers faster path to conceptual civil engineering models

New Bentley ConceptStation offers faster path to conceptual civil engineering models

An iterative approach to concept modeling that can send 3D data on for final work. Civil engineers have an abundance of data to work with these days: point clouds, site surveys, photogrammetry, and existing GIS data. It can be overwhelming to try to work with this data on a preliminary site design, like a sculptor […]

By September 27, 2016 Read More →
Vectorworks Design Showcase 2016

Vectorworks Design Showcase 2016

Vectorworks has new management and big plans. At their annual Vectorworks Design Showcase user conference, the organization offered a look at their latest accomplishments and talked about plans for the future under the leadership of new CTO Biplab Sarkar.

ContextCapture: Bentley’s new take on digital reality

ContextCapture: Bentley’s new take on digital reality

Bentley Systems brings ContextCapture to its customers in a general release.

By November 5, 2015 Read More →
Bentley brings waste/stormwater design tools inside OpenRoads

Bentley brings waste/stormwater design tools inside OpenRoads

No more import/export to share water drainage data in a larger civil engineering model. One of the most important acquisitions by Bentley Systems in civil engineering was the 2004 acquisition of Haestad Methods and its advanced software for wastewater and stormwater. But until now using both the products from the acquisition (SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, and […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
Bentley acquires reality modeling expert E-on Software

Bentley acquires reality modeling expert E-on Software

Bentley bought E-on for the architects and engineers who create pretty pictures for clients, but this also puts Bentley in the film industry. I had to read the headline of the press release twice. And then it still made me think, and think again. E-on? Bentley? Bentley bought E-on? No, can’t be. But it is […]

By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bentley Systems takes first steps to IPO … again

Bentley Systems takes first steps to IPO … again

Timing is everything and Bentley Systems finds itself well positioned to take the step from private, family run company to public.

Bentley reports $625 million revenue for 2014

Bentley reports $625 million revenue for 2014

The privately held AEC software firm offers annual insight into operations. Compared to 2013 Bentley has lost ground to Autodesk. Bentley Systems today reported selected information from its 2014 revenue and operations results. Total 2014 revenue of $625 million is up 7% from 2013 revenues. Net income was not disclosed. As a private company, Bentley […]