Strategic Acquisitions

Founded as a synthesis company in 1986, Synopsys is now the leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, and we are growing our leadership in software security solutions. We continue to broaden our technology portfolio so that we may better serve customers across a variety of markets and help them innovate from silicon to software.

Below is the full list of acquisitions throughout our 30-year history. An asterisk indicates a technology acquisition only, not a company acquisition. Bold type indicates a strategic acquisition.

Software

2017 Forcheck*

2016 Codiscope

2016 Cigital

2015 Goanna Software

2015 Protecode

2015 Seeker* (from Quotium)

2015 Codenomicon

2014 Kalistick

2014 Coverity

Verification

2016 WinterLogic

2015 Atrenta

2012 SpringSoft

2012 EVE

2012 ExpertIO

2011 nSys

2010 ZeroSoft

2010 VaST Systems

2010 Nusym

2010 CoWare

2008 Synplicity

2008 CHIPit* (from ProDesign)

2007 ArchPro

2006 Virtio

2003 Qualis VIP

2002 Co-Design Automation

2001 C Level Design

2000 Leda SA

2000 VirSim* (from Innoveda)

1999 Covermeter* (from Advanced Technology Center)

1999 Apteq

1998 Systems Science

1998 Radiant

1997 Viewlogic

1995 Arkos

1994 Logic Modeling

1994 CADIS

1994 Arcad

1993 Fault Simulation* (from ExperTest)

1990 Zycad

IP

2015 Bluetooth Smart IP* (from Silicon Vision)

2015 Elliptic

2014 Target Compiler

2012 SerDes IP* (from MoSys)

2012 Inventure

2010 Virage Logic

2009 MIPS Analog

2007 MOSAID SIP

2005 TriCN

2004 LEDA Design

2004 Cascade

2004 Accelerant

2004 Progressant

2002 inSilicon

1995 Silicon Architects

1993 Compiled Designs

Silicon

2016 Gold Standard Simulations

2016 Simpleware

2014 Brandenburg Gmbh

2012 RSoft Design Group

2012 Mask Synthesis* (from Luminescent Technologies)

2010 Optical Research Associates

2006 SIGMA-C

2005 HPL Technologies

2004 ISE

2003 Numerical Technologies

Design

2012 Ciranova

2012 Magma

2011 Extreme DA

2010 Synfora

2009 TeraRoute

2009 Gemini

2007 Sandwork

2005 Nassda

2004 Monterey

2004 iRoC SA

2004 ADA

2003 InnoLogic Systems

2002 Avanti

2000 The Silicon Group 1999 Gambit

1999 Stanza

1998 Everest

1997 EPIC

1997 Advanced Test Technologies