Aricent, Inc.

3979 Freedom Circle Suite 950,
Santa Clara, California 95054
United States,
(732) 837-1200
www.aricent.com

Aricent is a global digital leader in integrated design and engineering services, primarily serving clients of the Communications and Technology, Semiconductor and Software industries. Headquartered in Santa Clara (California), Aricent brings design and engineering capabilities to help its clients get to market faster, transform legacy products to digital, and create new revenue opportunities. Among the company’s assets is the iconic brand frog, which has with world-class design and client experience capabilities, outstanding knowledge and intellectual property for the Telecom, Software and Semiconductors industries. Aricent also has solid experience in shaping large engineering outsourcing deals and key capabilities in key emerging technologies including Artifical Intelligence, Cognitive Systems, Internet of Things and software frameworks.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $180M $180M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest SmartPlay Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
$180M (2015-08-11)
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Aricent was acquired by Altran Technologies SA on November 17, 2017.

Aricent has acquired 2 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Aricent’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired SmartPlay Technologies Pvt. for $180M. Aricent has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include semiconductors (50%) and software (50%).

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 776 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 48 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 14 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is WiseTech Global, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is Accel-KKR with 13 platform acquisitions.

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