Siemens announced recently that it has acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH. COMSA is a Munich-based company which develops electrical system and harness design software. Its LDorado suite has a strong local market presence as automotive harness design and engineering software. Siemens will be joining COMSA technology with the Mentor business, part of Siemens PLM Software, … [Read more...] about Siemens acquires COMSA to strengthen its expertise in electrical and harness standards
Investors who stayed with MSC when it went private could get a nice payout, even though we think the rumored price is low. Business news sites are reporting officially unconfirmed claims that computer-aided engineering (CAE) developer MSC Software is in talks to be acquired. MSC was a public company from 1983 to 2009. The reports point to private equity firm CVC Capital … [Read more...] about MSC Software acquisition rumors flying
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 per share. The offer is a 21% … [Read more...] about Siemens to buy Mentor Graphics for $4.5 billion
With design software for both EDA and mechanical, the Oregon company would be a good fit for several CAD firms. Reuters is reporting Mentor Graphics (NASDAQ: MENT) has retained the services of Bank of America to explore “strategic alternatives” which could include a potential sale. The Wilsonville, Oregon company develops design software primarily for electronic design … [Read more...] about Is Mentor Graphics seeking a buyer?
Synopsys will pay $735 million and gain two product lines it covets. Electronic design will soon have one fewer vendor, as Synopsys (Nasdaq: SNPS) has agreed to acquire Magma Design Automation (Nasdaq: LAVA) for approximately $507 million, based upon a price of $7.35 per share of Magma stock. The deal leaves the EDA industry with three primary vendors, the other two being … [Read more...] about EDA consolidation: Synopsys to acquire Magma Design