M&A Deal Summary

Trimble Acquires Mensi S.A.

On September 17, 2003, Trimble acquired software company Mensi S.A. from EDF Environnement et Developpement S.A. for 7M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Trimble’s 2nd transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Trimble’s 6th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Trimble’s 1st transaction in France.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2003-09-17
Target Mensi S.A.
Sector Software
Buyer(s) Trimble
Sellers(s) EDF Environnement et Developpement S.A.
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 7M USD

Target

Mensi S.A.

Fontenay-sous-Bois, France
Mensi S.A., is a developer of terrestrial 3D laser scanning technology. MENSI 3D scanning tools, use laser technology to capture the shapes of physical structures or scenes and convert them into digital format for follow-on data editing or direct analysis. MENSI's RealWorks Survey software incorporates a series of precision tools particularly suited to 2D and 3D civil survey applications, and offers numerous deliverables for direct output or export to major CAD packages.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Trimble

Sunnyvale, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1978
SectorInformation Technology
Employees11,402
Revenue 3.1B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Trimble Navigation's corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.
Entrance to Trimble Navigation's corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.

Trimble is a provider of location-based solutions. The Company integrates its positioning expertise in GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide an array of commercial solutions. Trimble's technology serves a variety of industries including agriculture, engineering and construction, transportation and wireless communications infrastructure. Trimble was established in 1978 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 101
Sector (Software) 2 of 54
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 12
Country (France) 1 of 2
Year (2003) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 6 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-06-20 Applanix

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Applanix Corp., develops, manufactures, sells and supports precision products that accurately and robustly measure the position and orientation of vehicles in dynamic environments. Applanix's Position and Orientation Systems (POS) are used in a variety of applications including road profiling, GIS data acquisition, aerial survey and mapping, railroad track maintenance and seafloor mapping.

Buy $19M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-02-17 TracerNet

Chantilly, Virginia, United States

TracerNet Corp., a provider of wireless fleet management solutions.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

EDF Environnement et Developpement S.A.

La Defense, France

Category Company
SectorManufacturing
DESCRIPTION

EDF Environnement et Developpement S.A., is a manufacture of wood fire heating and water heaters.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Software) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (France) 1 of 1
Year (2003) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1