Accelrys, Inc.

5005 Wateridge Vista Drive,
San Diego, California 92121
United States,
(858) 799-5000
www.accelrys.com

Accelrys is a provider of scientific innovation lifecycle management software, supports industries and organizations that rely on scientific innovation to differentiate themselves.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 2 - - - - 6
vol $87M $50M $137M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Accelrys was acquired by Dassault Systemes SA on April 29, 2014.

Accelrys has acquired 6 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Accelrys’ largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Qumas for $50M. Accelrys has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (67%) and information technology (34%).

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 739 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 55 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 12 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is Microsoft, with 15 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is Francisco Partners with 11 platform acquisitions.

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