Altair Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

Altair has acquired 28 companies, including 21 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Altair’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Datawatch for $176M. Altair has acquired in 7 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (72%) and information technology (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Altair

Altair Engineering, Inc.

1820 Big Beaver Rd,
Troy, Michigan 48083
United States,
(248) 614-2400
www.altair.com

Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high-performance computing (HPC) and data analytics. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. Altair was founded in 1985 and is based in Troy, Michigan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 11 4 4 3 4 2 28
vol $176M $176M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
S-FRAME Software, Inc. 2021-08-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Richmond, British Columbia · www.s-frame.com
Flow Simulator 2021-02-24 - Divestiture
Evendale, Ohio
M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH 2020-10-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Aachen, Germany · www.m-base.de
Ellexus Ltd. 2020-09-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.ellexus.com
Univa Corp. 2020-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.univa.com
S&WISE Co., Ltd. 2020-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Seoul, South Korea · www.snwise.com
DEM Solutions Ltd. (EDEM) 2019-11-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.edemsimulation.com
Polliwog Co. Ltd. 2019-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea · www.polliwogeda.com
TES International 2019-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Troy, Michigan · www.tesint.com
Datawatch Corp. 2018-11-05 176M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.datawatch.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 20 (71%) 176M (100%) - -
Information Technology 6 (21%) - - -
Business Services 1 (4%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Total 28 $176M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 176M - -
  California 3 - - -
  Massachusetts 2 176M - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
France 3 - - -
Germany 3 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
South Korea 2 - - -
Spain 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Greece 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
South Africa 1 - - -
Domestic 10 (36%) 176M (100%) - -
Cross-border 18 (64%) - - -
Total 28 $176M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
1
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $176M
TOTAL $176M
Largest Datawatch Corp.
$176M (2018-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Strategic(s)
11%
3 (11%)

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