Synopsys - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Synopsys M&A Summary

Synopsys has acquired 71 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Synopsys’ largest acquisition to date was in 2024, when it acquired ANSYS for $35.0B. Synopsys has acquired in 10 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (69%) and semiconductors (15%).

Synopsys Business Overview

Where is Synopsys headquartered?

Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

What is Synopsys’ revenue?

Synopsys disclosed revenue of 5,082M USD for 2022 and 4,204M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Synopsys have?

Synopsys has 15,036 employees.

What sector is Synopsys in?

Synopsys is a software company.

When was Synopsys founded?

Synopsys was founded in 1986.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity71
    • M&A Buy Activity70
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 4

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 founded in 1986 and is based in Mountain View, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 58 4 4 1 1 2 70
vol $3.5B $330M $35.0B $38.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  71

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Intrinsic-ID, Inc. 2024-03-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.intrinsic-id.com
ANSYS, Inc. 2024-01-16 35.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania · www.ansys.com
PikeTec GmbH 2023-08-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.piketec.com
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
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ANSYS, Inc. 2024-01-16 The Humanetics Group 2024-01-23 2
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania · www.ansys.com Plymouth, Michigan · www.stholdingsinc.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 48 (69%) 37.9B (98%) 1 (100%) -
Semiconductors 10 (14%) 416M (1%) - -
Information Technology 7 (10%) - - -
Technology Hardware 4 (6%) 523M (1%) - -
Electronics 1 (1%) - - -
Total 70 $38.8B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 44 38.3B 1 -
  California 31 1.7B - -
  Massachusetts 3 1.1B 1 -
  New York 3 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 35.0B - -
  Oregon 1 24M - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 523M - -
Germany 5 21M - -
Canada 4 28M - -
  Ontario 3 12M - -
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 44 (63%) 38.3B (99%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 26 (37%) 487M (1%) - -
Total 70 $38.8B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group
1
Needham & Co. LLC
1
Mooreland Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $35.0B
$100M to $1B 9 $3.4B
< $100M 13 $383M
TOTAL $38.8B
Largest ANSYS, Inc.
$35.0B (2024-01-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
8 (11%)
Strategic(s)
10%
7 (10%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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