Autodesk Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

Autodesk has acquired 56 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Autodesk’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Innovyze for $1.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold Location Logic to Telecommunication Systems for $25M. Autodesk has acquired in 13 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (61%) and internet software and services (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity60
    • M&A Buy Activity56
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14

Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc.

111 McInnis Parkway,
San Rafael, California 94903
United States,
(415) 507-5000
www.autodesk.com

Autodesk is a provider of design software for customers in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, digital media, consumer, and entertainment industries. Autodesk's sophisticated software products enable customers to experience their ideas before they are real. Customers are able to imagine, design, and create their ideas by visualizing, simulating and analyzing real-world performance early in the design process by creating and manipulating digital prototypes. Autodesk's professional software products are sold globally, both directly to customers and through a network of resellers and distributors. Additionally, the Company sells a line of consumer products for digital art, personal design and creativity, and home design. Autodesk was formed in 1982 and is based in San Rafael, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 48 - 3 - 3 2 56
vol $1.3B $1.2B $240M $1.0B $3.7B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 2 - - 1 - 4
vol $25M $25M
  60

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Upchain, Inc. 2021-04-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.upchain.com
Innovyze, Inc. 2021-02-24 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Broomfield, Colorado · www.innovyze.com
Spacemaker AS 2020-11-17 240M USD Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.spacemakerai.com
Pype 2020-07-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Herndon, Virginia · www.pype.io
Creative Market Labs, Inc. 2020-04-30 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.creativemarket.com
Aurigo Software Technologies, Inc. 2020-04-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.aurigo.com
BuildingConnected, Inc. 2018-12-20 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.buildingconnected.com
PlanGrid, Inc. 2018-11-20 875M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.plangrid.com
Assemble Systems LLC 2018-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.assemblesystems.com
Technical Sales International, Inc. 2017-08-08 - Divestiture
Austin, Texas · www.technicalsalesinternational.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 34 (61%) 3.2B (87%) 1 (25%) -
Internet Software and Services 16 (29%) 300M (8%) 2 (50%) -
Information Technology 4 (7%) 148M (4%) 1 (25%) 25M (100%)
Technology Hardware 2 (4%) 15M (< 1%) - -
Total 56 $3.7B 4 $25M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 32 2.8B 3 25M
  California 12 1.2B 2 25M
  Massachusetts 4 430M - -
  Texas 3 - 1 -
  Virginia 3 39M - -
  Pennsylvania 2 34M - -
  Wyoming 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 72M - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 36M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Florida 1 10M - -
  Colorado 1 1.0B - -
Canada 5 217M - -
  Quebec 3 35M - -
  Ontario 2 182M - -
Germany 4 15M - -
Sweden 3 - 1 -
United Kingdom 3 292M - -
France 2 33M - -
Finland 1 - - -
Hungary 1 15M - -
Israel 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Norway 1 240M - -
Spain 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 18M - -
Domestic 32 (57%) 2.8B (77%) 3 (75%) 25M (100%)
Cross-border 24 (43%) 829M (23%) 1 (25%) -
Total 56 $3.7B 4 $25M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 7 $2.3B
< $100M 12 $393M
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Innovyze, Inc.
$1.0B (2021-02-24)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $25M
Largest Location Logic
$25M (2009-05-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
4 (7%)
Strategic(s)
9%
5 (9%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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