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Synopsys Mergers and Acquisitions History [infographic]

April 17, 2013, anysilicon

The following infographics shows Synopsys’s mergers and acquisitions along the years from its very beginning. Synopsys was founded in 1986 by David Gregory, Aart de Geus and has been involved with many mergers and acquisitions.

 

 

The very recent large acquisitions include:

2008

  • Synplicity
  • ChipIT

2009

  • ChipIdea

2010

  • VaST
  • CoWare
  • VirageLogic
  • Optical Research

2011

  • Nsys
  • Extreme

2012

  • Luminescent (Mask BU)
  • Magma
  • SprintSoft

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