ANSYS Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

ANSYS has acquired 21 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

ANSYS’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Ansoft for $832M. ANSYS has acquired in 8 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (96%) and information technology (5%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

ANSYS, Inc.

2600 ANSYS Drive,
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania 15317
United States,
(844) 462-6797
www.ansys.com

ANSYS, Inc. is a designer and producer of computer-aided engineering software. Its products are used worldwide in developing design solutions for the aerospace, automotive, biomechanics, consumer, electrical/electronics, machinery and power industries. ANSYS was formed in 1970 and is based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 11 3 1 4 2 - 21
vol $2.4B $775M $700M $3.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Analytical Graphics, Inc. 2020-10-26 700M USD Add-on Acquisition
Exton, Pennsylvania · www.agi.com
Lumerical, Inc. 2020-03-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.lumerical.com
Dynardo GmbH 2019-10-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Weimar, Germany · www.dynardo.de
Livermore Software Technology Corp. 2019-09-11 775M USD Add-on Acquisition
Livermore, California · www.lstc.com
DfR Solutions 2019-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Beltsville, Maryland · www.dfrsolutions.com
Granta Design Ltd. 2019-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.grantadesign.com
Optis SAS 2018-03-22 - Add-on Acquisition
La Farlede, France · www.optis-world.com
3DSIM LLC 2017-11-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Park City, Utah · www.3dsim.com
Computational Engineering International, Inc. 2017-07-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Apex, North Carolina · www.ensight.com
CLK Design Automation, Inc. 2017-03-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Littleton, Massachusetts · www.clkda.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 20 (95%) 3.9B (100%) - -
Information Technology 1 (5%) - - -
Total 21 $3.9B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 3.8B - -
  California 4 1.1B - -
  Pennsylvania 3 2.4B - -
  Massachusetts 2 85M - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 300M - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
France 2 47M - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 14 (67%) 3.8B (99%) - -
Cross-border 7 (33%) 47M (1%) - -
Total 21 $3.9B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Goodwin Procter LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $3.7B
< $100M 2 $132M
TOTAL $3.9B
Largest Ansoft, LLC
$832M (2010-03-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
1 (5%)

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