Synopsys Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Synopsys has acquired 68 companies, including 16 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Synopsys’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Black Duck Software for $565M. Synopsys has acquired in 9 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (68%) and semiconductors (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity68
    • M&A Buy Activity67
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 2

Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc.

690 East Middlefield Road,
Mountain View, California 94043
United States,
(650) 584-5000
www.synopsys.com

Synopsys with companies to develop electronic products and software applications. Synopsys provides electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP solutions. Synopsys was formed in 1986 and is based in Mountain View, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 54 2 2 4 4 1 67
vol $3.5B $330M $3.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  68

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WhiteHat Security, Inc. 2022-04-27 330M USD Divestiture
San Jose, California · www.whitehatsec.com
Concertio, Inc. 2021-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.concertio.com
BISTel, Inc. - Semiconductor and Flat Panel Display Solutions 2021-06-21 - Divestiture
Seoul, South Korea
Code Dx, Inc. 2021-06-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Northport, New York · www.codedx.com
MorethanIP GmbH 2021-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Karlsfeld, Germany · www.morethanip.com
Light Tec 2020-11-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Hyeres, France
Moortec Semiconductor Ltd. 2020-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, United Kingdom · www.moortec.com
Qualtera 2020-06-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Montpellier, France · www.qualtera.com
Tinfoil Security, Inc. 2020-01-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.tinfoilsecurity.com
eSilicon Corp. - IP Assets 2019-11-11 - Divestiture
San Jose, California
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 45 (67%) 2.9B (75%) 1 (100%) -
Semiconductors 10 (15%) 416M (11%) - -
Information Technology 7 (10%) - - -
Technology Hardware 4 (6%) 523M (14%) - -
Electronics 1 (1%) - - -
Total 67 $3.8B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 42 3.3B 1 -
  California 30 1.7B - -
  Massachusetts 3 1.1B 1 -
  New York 3 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 24M - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 523M - -
Canada 4 28M - -
  Ontario 3 12M - -
Germany 4 21M - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
France 2 - - -
India 2 - - -
Netherlands 2 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Portugal 1 22M - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 417M - -
Domestic 42 (63%) 3.3B (87%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 25 (37%) 487M (13%) - -
Total 67 $3.8B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Needham & Co. LLC
1
Mooreland Partners LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $3.4B
< $100M 13 $383M
TOTAL $3.8B
Largest Black Duck Software, Inc.
$565M (2017-11-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
7 (10%)
Strategic(s)
10%
7 (10%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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