As of July 31, 2008, Ansoft is now part of the ANSYS, Inc. family, broadening our capabilities as a global innovator of simulation software.
ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), has completed its acquisition of Ansoft Corporation, a leading developer of high-performance EDA software. The addition of Ansoft enhances the breadth, functionality, usability and interoperability of the ANSYS portfolio of engineering simulation solutions, reaffirming and strengthening the ANSYS commitment to open interface and flexible simulation solutions that are primarily driven by customer demand, flexibility and choice.
As a leading developer of electronic design automation (EDA) software, Ansoft’s technology, based on more than 25 years of research and development from the world's leading experts in electromagnetics, circuit, and system simulation, dramatically streamlines the design of high-performance electronic products. The complementary combination of Ansoft's and ANSYS' software products and services will give ANSYS one of the most complete, independent engineering simulation software offerings in the industry, accelerating our progress towards delivering comprehensive, customer-driven engineering simulation solutions to the marketplace.
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. ANSYS focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop, providing a common platform for fast, efficient and cost-conscious product development, from design concept to final-stage testing and validation. ANSYS and its global network of channel partners provide sales, support and training for customers. Headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania U.S.A. with more than 60 strategic sales locations throughout the world, ANSYS, Inc. and its subsidiaries employ over 1,600 people and distribute ANSYS products through a network of channel partners in over 40 countries. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.
July 31, 2008: ANSYS, Inc. Announces Successful Completion of Ansoft Acquistion and Names Dr. Zoltan J. Cendes to ANSYS, Inc. Board of Directors
July 24, 2008: Ansoft Shareholders Approve ANSYS, Inc’s Acquisition of Ansoft Corporation
March 31, 2008: ANSYS, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ansoft Corporation
ANSYS and Ansoft Frequently Asked Questions – August 1, 2008
Joint Conference Call:
March 31, 2008:
Conference Call Presentation
Conference Call Transcript
SEC Filings Related to Acquisition:
S-4/A Filing – 6/20/08
8K Filing – 3/31/08
Letter to Customers