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ANSYS, Inc. Reports Solid Revenue Results with Strong Margins and Non-GAAP EPS Performance for the Third Quarter 2010


Released : 11/04/2010

  • Company Updates 2010 Outlook and Provides Preliminary 2011 Outlook

Highlights

    --  Revenue of $139.8 million
    --  Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.51 and GAAP diluted earnings
        per share of $0.39
    --  Operating cash flows of $72.3 million, an all-time quarterly high
    --  Non-GAAP operating profit margin of 49.2%; GAAP operating profit margin
        of 37.1%

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), today announced third quarter 2010 results with total revenue up 9% as compared to Q3 2009 while non-GAAP net income increased 15%. Year-to-date revenue and non-GAAP net income are up 11% and 20%, respectively, compared to the first nine months of 2009. Non-GAAP earnings per share increased 13% for the quarter and 18% for the first nine months of 2010.

Commenting on the Company's third quarter 2010 performance, Jim Cashman, ANSYS president & CEO stated, "Our Q3 performance reflects our resiliency despite pockets of customer confidence issues regarding the macro-environment. We continue to see healthy growth in our paid-up license and maintenance bases, as well as across our major product lines. We have a strong balance sheet, record cash flows, solid fundamentals and a disciplined team that continues to execute. Our operating performance is a testimony to our belief that engineering simulation solutions remain a high priority for our expanding customer base. The business pressures on our customers to deliver innovative, high-quality products to market with fewer resources are intense. With the upcoming release of ANSYS(R) 13.0, our product portfolio is robust and we believe we are well-positioned to deliver long-term value to our customers and stockholders."

ANSYS' third quarter 2010 financial results are presented below. The non-GAAP results exclude the income statement effects of stock-based compensation and acquisition-related amortization of intangible assets. The 2009 non-GAAP results also exclude the impact of purchase accounting adjustments to deferred revenue.

Non-GAAP and GAAP results reflect:

    --  Total non-GAAP revenue of $139.8 million in the third quarter of 2010 as
        compared to $128.8 million in the third quarter of 2009; total non-GAAP
        revenue of $413.7 million in the first nine months of 2010 as compared
        to $374.4 million in the first nine months of 2009; total GAAP revenue
        of $139.8 million in the third quarter of 2010 as compared to $128.2
        million in the third quarter of 2009; total GAAP revenue of $413.7
        million in the first nine months of 2010 as compared to $366.5 million
        in the first nine months of 2009;
    --  A non-GAAP operating profit margin of 49.2% in the third quarter of 2010
        as compared to 50.0% in the third quarter of 2009; a non-GAAP operating
        profit margin of 49.4% in the first nine months of 2010 as compared to
        47.8% in the first nine months of 2009; a GAAP operating profit margin
        of 37.1% in the third quarter of 2010 as compared to 37.2% in the third
        quarter of 2009; a GAAP operating profit margin of 37.2% in the first
        nine months of 2010 as compared to 33.6% in the first nine months of
        2009;
    --  Non-GAAP net income of $47.4 million in the third quarter of 2010 as
        compared to $41.4 million in the third quarter of 2009; non-GAAP net
        income of $137.5 million in the first nine months of 2010 as compared to
        $114.8 million in the first nine months of 2009; GAAP net income of
        $36.1 million in the third quarter of 2010 as compared to $30.5 million
        in the third quarter of 2009; GAAP net income of $104.0 million in the
        first nine months of 2010 as compared to $78.8 million in the first nine
        months of 2009; and
    --  Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.51 in the third quarter of
        2010 as compared to $0.45 in the third quarter of 2009; non-GAAP diluted
        earnings per share of $1.48 in the first nine months of 2010 as compared
        to $1.25 in the first nine months of 2009; GAAP diluted earnings per
        share of $0.39 in the third quarter of 2010 as compared to $0.33 in the
        third quarter of 2009; GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.12 in the
        first nine months of 2010 as compared to $0.86 in the first nine months
        of 2009.
    --  Operating cash flows of $72.3 million in the third quarter of 2010 as
        compared to $34.1 million in the third quarter of 2009; operating cash
        flows of $192.1 million in the first nine months of 2010 as compared to
        operating cash flows of $128.8 million in the first nine months of 2009.

The Company's GAAP results reflect stock-based compensation charges of approximately $4.7 million ($3.7 million after tax) or $0.04 diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2010 and approximately $13.9 million ($10.9 million after tax) or $0.12 diluted earnings per share for the first nine months of 2010. The non-GAAP financial results highlighted above, and the non-GAAP financial outlook for 2010 and 2011 discussed below, represent non-GAAP financial measures. Reconciliations of these measures to the appropriate GAAP measures for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2010 and 2009, and for the 2010 and 2011 financial outlook, are included in the condensed financial information included in this release.

Commentary Concerning Impact of Subsidiary Merger Activities

To improve the effectiveness of the Company's operations in Japan, during the third quarter of 2010, the Company completed the merger of its Japan subsidiaries. The income tax impact of this merger transaction is expected to have a significant impact on the Company's net income, diluted earnings per share and cash flows in future periods. During the third quarter of 2010, the Company's operating cash flow was increased by approximately $11 million related to a reduction in income taxes paid. The merger transaction did not impact the Company's net income or diluted earnings per share in the third quarter of 2010.

The Company expects the merger transaction to impact its cash flows, net income and earnings per share as follows:

Fourth Quarter 2010 Cash Flow: Negative impact of $58 to $63 million
Fourth Quarter 2010 Net Income: Positive impact of $1.9 - $2.0 million
Fourth Quarter 2010 Diluted EPS: Positive impact of $0.02

2011 Cash Flow: Positive impact of $38 to $42 million
2011 Net Income: Positive impact of $7 to $8 million
2011 Diluted EPS: Positive impact of $0.07 to $0.08

The ranges reflected above are included below in the Company's 2010 and 2011 financial outlook in the section titled, "Management's Remaining 2010 and Preliminary 2011 Financial Outlook."

The Company also expects that this transaction will positively impact cash flows and net income in 2012 - 2015 as follows:


             Impact on Operating Cash Flow     Impact on Net Income

2012         $14 million - $16 million         $7 million - $8 million

2013         $14 million - $16 million         $7 million - $8 million

2014         $14 million - $16 million         $7 million - $8 million

2015         $10 million - $12 million         $5 million - $6 million



Management's Remaining 2010 and Preliminary 2011 Financial Outlook

The Company is providing its 2010 revenue and earnings per share guidance below, as well as its preliminary outlook for 2011. The earnings per share guidance is provided on both a GAAP basis and a non-GAAP basis. Non-GAAP revenue and Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share exclude charges for stock-based compensation and acquisition-related amortization of intangible assets.

Fourth Quarter 2010 Guidance

The Company currently expects the following for the quarter ending December 31, 2010:

    --  Revenue in the range of $157 - $163 million
    --  GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.44 - $0.48
    --  Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.57 - $0.60

Fiscal Year 2010 Guidance

The Company currently expects the following for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010:

    --  Revenue in the range of $570.7 - $576.7 million
    --  GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.56 - $1.60
    --  Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $2.05 - $2.08

Fiscal Year 2011 Preliminary Outlook

The Company currently expects the following for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011:

    --  Revenue in the range of $635 - $660 million
    --  GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.76 - $1.89
    --  Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $2.25 - $2.34

These statements are forward-looking and actual results may differ materially. Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share is a supplemental financial measure and should not be considered as a substitute for, or superior to, diluted earnings per share determined in accordance with GAAP.

Conference Call Information

ANSYS will hold a conference call at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on November 4, 2010 to discuss third quarter results. To participate in the live conference call, dial 866-524-3160 (US), 866-605-3852 (Canada) or 412-317-6760 (Int'l). The call will be recorded and a replay will be available approximately one hour after the call ends. The replay will be available for ten days by dialing 877-344-7529 (US) or 412-317-0088 (Canada and Int'l) and entering the passcode 445396. The archived webcast can be accessed, along with other financial information, on ANSYS' website at http://investors.ansys.com.

ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(in thousands)

(Unaudited)

                                               September 30,    December 31,

                                               2010             2009

ASSETS:

Cash & short-term investments                  $ 495,836        $ 343,844

Accounts receivable, net                       54,042           67,084

Goodwill                                       1,035,613        1,038,824

Other intangibles, net                         289,795          322,313

Other assets                                   243,196          148,117

Total assets                                   $ 2,118,482      $ 1,920,182

LIABILITIES & STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY:

Deferred revenue                               $ 179,272        $ 169,275

Long-term debt (including current portion)     164,891          225,426

Other liabilities                              314,179          212,850

Stockholders' equity                           1,460,140        1,312,631

Total liabilities & stockholders' equity       $ 2,118,482      $ 1,920,182



ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Statements of Income

(in thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)

                     Three Months Ended             Nine Months Ended

                     September 30,  September 30,   September 30,  September 30,

                     2010           2009            2010           2009

Revenue:

Software licenses    $ 82,643       $ 76,395        $ 245,973      $ 220,020

Maintenance and      57,200         51,792          167,690        146,503
service

Total revenue        139,843        128,187         413,663        366,523

Cost of sales:

Software licenses    2,555          2,417           7,474          7,083

Amortization         8,180          9,005           24,572         27,002

Maintenance and      14,544         12,295          42,026         36,820
service

Restructuring        -              172             -              670
charges

Total cost of        25,279         23,889          74,072         71,575
sales

Gross profit         114,564        104,298         339,591        294,948

Operating
expenses:

Selling, general     36,954         31,719          108,161        98,114
and administrative

Research and         21,696         19,462          65,673         59,401
development

Amortization         4,037          4,115           11,874         12,134

Restructuring        -              1,370           -              2,178
charges

Total operating      62,687         56,666          185,708        171,827
expenses

Operating income     51,877         47,632          153,883        123,121

Interest expense     (902)          (2,313)         (3,696)        (8,531)

Interest income      491            425             1,281          1,354

Other (expense)      (574)          54              (942)          (1,251)
income , net

Income before
income tax           50,892         45,798          150,526        114,693
provision

Income tax           14,762         15,269          46,534         35,932
provision

Net income           $ 36,130       $ 30,529        $ 103,992      $ 78,761

Earnings per share
- basic:

Basic earnings per   $ 0.40         $ 0.35          $ 1.15         $ 0.89
share

Weighted average     90,880         88,284          90,486         88,292
shares - basic

Earnings per share
- diluted:

Diluted earnings     $ 0.39         $ 0.33          $ 1.12         $ 0.86
per share

Weighted average     93,212         91,640          93,044         91,621
shares - diluted



ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures

(Unaudited)

(in thousands, except percentages and per share data)

              Three Months Ended

              September 30, 2010                  September 30, 2009

              As         Non-GAAP                 As         Non-GAAP

              Reported   Adjustments  Results     Reported   Adjustments  Results

Total         $ 139,843               $ 139,843   $ 128,187  $ 567(3)     $ 128,754
revenue

Operating       51,877   $ 16,960(1)    68,837      47,632     16,777(4)    64,409
income

Operating
profit          37.1%                   49.2%       37.2%                   50.0%
margin

Net           $ 36,130   $ 11,294(2)  $ 47,424    $ 30,529   $ 10,884(5)  $ 41,413
income

Earnings
per share
-
diluted:

Diluted
earnings      $ 0.39                  $ 0.51      $ 0.33                  $ 0.45
per share

Weighted
average         93,212                  93,212      91,640                  91,640
shares -
diluted




         Amount represents $12.2 million of amortization expense associated with
         intangible assets acquired in business acquisitions, including amounts
    (1)  primarily related to acquired software, customer list, trademarks and
         non-compete agreements, as well as a $4.7 million charge for
         stock-based compensation.

         Amount represents the impact of the adjustments to operating income
    (2)  referred to in (1) above, adjusted for the related income tax impact of
         $5.7 million.

         Amount represents the revenue not reported during the period as a
    (3)  result of the purchase accounting adjustment associated with accounting
         for deferred revenue in business combinations.

         Amount represents $13.0 million of amortization expense associated with
         intangible assets acquired in business acquisitions, including amounts
    (4)  primarily related to acquired software, customer list, trademarks and
         non-compete agreements, a $3.2 million charge for stock-based
         compensation, as well as the $567,000 adjustment to revenue as
         reflected in (3) above.

         Amount represents the impact of the adjustments to operating income
    (5)  referred to in (4) above, adjusted for the related income tax impact of
         $5.9 million.



ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures

(Unaudited)

(in thousands, except percentages and per share data)

              Nine Months Ended

              September 30, 2010                  September 30, 2009

              As         Non-GAAP                 As          Non-GAAP

              Reported   Adjustments  Results     Reported    Adjustments  Results

Total         $ 413,663               $ 413,663   $  366,523  $  7,830(3)  $  374,353
revenue

Operating       153,883  $ 50,320(1)    204,203      123,121     56,004       179,125
income                                                           (4)

Operating
profit          37.2%                   49.4%        33.6%                    47.8%
margin

Net           $ 103,992  $ 33,498(2)  $ 137,490   $  78,761   $  36,024    $  114,785
income                                                           (5)

Earnings
per share
-
diluted:

Diluted
earnings      $ 1.12                  $ 1.48      $  0.86                  $  1.25
per share

Weighted
average         93,044                  93,044       91,621                   91,621
shares -
diluted




         Amount represents $36.4 million of amortization expense associated with
         intangible assets acquired in business acquisitions, including amounts
    (1)  primarily related to acquired software, customer list, trademarks and
         non-compete agreements, as well as a $13.9 million charge for
         stock-based compensation.

         Amount represents the impact of the adjustments to operating income
    (2)  referred to in (1) above, adjusted for the related income tax impact of
         $16.8 million.

         Amount represents the revenue not reported during the period as a
    (3)  result of the purchase accounting adjustment associated with accounting
         for deferred revenue in business combinations.

         Amount represents $38.9 million of amortization expense associated with
         intangible assets acquired in business acquisitions, including amounts
    (4)  primarily related to acquired software, customer list, trademarks and
         non-compete agreements, a $9.3 million charge for stock-based
         compensation, as well as the $7.8 million adjustment to revenue as
         reflected in (3) above.

         Amount represents the impact of the adjustments to operating income
    (5)  referred to in (4) above, adjusted for the related income tax impact of
         $20.0 million.



ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Reconciliation of Forward-Looking Guidance

Quarter Ending December 31, 2010

                                                     Earnings Per Share Range
                                                     - Diluted

U.S. GAAP expectation                                $0.44 - $0.48

Adjustment to exclude acquisition-related            $0.08 - $0.09
amortization

Adjustment to exclude stock-based compensation       $0.04

Non-GAAP expectation                                 $0.57 - $0.60
ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Reconciliation of Forward-Looking Guidance

Year Ending December 31, 2010

                                                     Earnings Per Share Range
                                                     - Diluted

U.S. GAAP expectation                                $1.56 - $1.60

Adjustment to exclude acquisition-related            $0.32 - $0.33
amortization

Adjustment to exclude stock-based compensation       $0.16

Non-GAAP expectation                                 $2.05 - $2.08
ANSYS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Reconciliation of Forward-Looking Guidance

Year Ending December 31, 2011

                                                     Earnings Per Share Range
                                                     - Diluted

U.S. GAAP expectation                                $1.76 - $1.89

Adjustment to exclude acquisition-related            $0.29 - $0.31
amortization

Adjustment to exclude stock-based compensation       $0.16 - $0.18

Non-GAAP expectation                                 $2.25 - $2.34

Use of Non-GAAP Measures

The Company provides non-GAAP revenue, non-GAAP operating income, non-GAAP operating profit margin, non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share as supplemental measures to GAAP regarding the Company's operational performance. These financial measures exclude the impact of certain items and, therefore, have not been calculated in accordance with GAAP. A detailed explanation of each of the adjustments to such financial measures is described below. This press release also contains a reconciliation of each of these non-GAAP financial measures to its most comparable GAAP financial measure.

Management uses non-GAAP financial measures (a) to evaluate the Company's historical and prospective financial performance as well as its performance relative to its competitors, (b) to set internal sales targets and spending budgets, (c) to allocate resources, (d) to measure operational profitability and the accuracy of forecasting, (e) to assess financial discipline over operational expenditures and (f) as an important factor in determining variable compensation for management and its employees. In addition, many financial analysts that follow our Company focus on and publish both historical results and future projections based on non-GAAP financial measures. We believe that it is in the best interest of our investors to provide this information to analysts so that they accurately report the non-GAAP financial information. Moreover, investors have historically requested, and the Company has historically reported, these non-GAAP financial measures as a means of providing consistent and comparable information with past reports of financial results.

While management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful supplemental information to investors, there are limitations associated with the use of these non-GAAP financial measures. These non-GAAP financial measures are not prepared in accordance with GAAP, are not reported by all of the Company's competitors and may not be directly comparable to similarly titled measures of the Company's competitors due to potential differences in the exact method of calculation. The Company compensates for these limitations by using these non-GAAP financial measures as supplements to GAAP financial measures and by reviewing the reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures to their most comparable GAAP financial measures.

The adjustments to these non-GAAP financial measures, and the basis for such adjustments, are outlined below:

Purchase accounting for deferred revenue and its related tax impact. ANSYS acquired Ansoft Corporation on July 31, 2008. In accordance with the fair value provisions applicable to the accounting for business combinations, acquired deferred revenue of approximately $7.5 million was recorded on the opening balance sheet, which was approximately $23.5 million lower than the historical carrying value. Although this purchase accounting requirement had no impact on the Company's business or cash flow, it adversely impacted the Company's reported GAAP revenue primarily for the first twelve months post-acquisition. In order to provide investors with financial information that facilitates comparison of both historical and future results, the Company has provided non-GAAP financial measures which exclude the impact of the purchase accounting adjustment. The Company believes that this non-GAAP financial adjustment is useful to investors because it allows investors to (a) evaluate the effectiveness of the methodology and information used by management in its financial and operational decision-making and (b) to compare past and future reports of financial results of the Company as the revenue reduction related to acquired deferred revenue will not recur when related annual lease licenses and software maintenance contracts are renewed in future periods.

Amortization of intangibles from acquisitions and its related tax impact. The Company incurs amortization of intangibles, included in its GAAP presentation of amortization expense, related to various acquisitions it has made in recent years. Management excludes these expenses and their related tax impact for the purpose of calculating non-GAAP operating income, non-GAAP operating profit margin, non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share when it evaluates the continuing operational performance of the Company because these costs are fixed at the time of an acquisition, are then amortized over a period of several years after the acquisition and generally cannot be changed or influenced by management after the acquisition. Accordingly, management does not consider these expenses for purposes of evaluating the performance of the Company during the applicable time period after the acquisition, and it excludes such expenses when making decisions to allocate resources. The Company believes that these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to investors because they allow investors to (a) evaluate the effectiveness of the methodology and information used by management in its financial and operational decision-making and (b) compare past reports of financial results of the Company as the Company has historically reported these non-GAAP financial measures.

Stock-based compensation expense and its related tax impact. The Company incurs expense related to stock-based compensation included in its GAAP presentation of cost of software licenses, cost of maintenance and service, research and development expense and selling, general and administrative expense. Although stock-based compensation is an expense of the Company and viewed as a form of compensation, management excludes these expenses for the purpose of calculating non-GAAP operating income, non-GAAP operating profit margin, non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share when it evaluates the continuing operational performance of the Company. Specifically, the Company excludes stock-based compensation during its annual budgeting process and its quarterly and annual assessments of the Company's and management's performance. The annual budgeting process is the primary mechanism whereby the Company allocates resources to various initiatives and operational requirements. Additionally, the annual review by the board of directors during which it compares the Company's historical business model and profitability as it relates to the planned business model and profitability for the forthcoming year excludes the impact of stock-based compensation. In evaluating the performance of senior management and department managers, charges related to stock-based compensation are excluded from expenditure and profitability results. In fact, the Company records stock-based compensation expense into a stand-alone cost center for which no single operational manager is responsible or accountable. In this way, management is able to review on a period-to-period basis each manager's performance and assess financial discipline over operational expenditures without the effect of stock-based compensation. The Company believes that these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to investors because they allow investors to (a) evaluate the Company's operating results and the effectiveness of the methodology used by management to review the Company's operating results, and (b) review historical comparability in its financial reporting, as well as comparability with competitors' operating results.

Non-GAAP financial measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, generally accepted accounting principles in the United States. The Company's non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP financial measures, and should be read only in conjunction with the Company's consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Pursuant to the requirements of Regulation G, the Company has provided a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures as listed below:


GAAP Reporting Measure      Non-GAAP Reporting Measure

Revenue                     Non-GAAP Revenue

Operating Profit            Non-GAAP Operating Profit

Operating Profit Margin     Non-GAAP Operating Profit Margin

Net Income                  Non-GAAP Net Income

Diluted Earnings Per Share  Non-GAAP Diluted Earnings Per Share



About ANSYS, Inc.

ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. The Company 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. The Company 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.

Forward Looking Information

Certain statements contained in the press release regarding matters that are not historical facts, including, but not limited to, statements regarding our projections for revenue and earnings per share for the fourth quarter and fiscal years 2010 and 2011 (both GAAP and non-GAAP, as applicable, to exclude purchase accounting for deferred revenue, acquisition-related amortization and stock-based compensation expense), statements about management's views concerning the Company's prospects and outlook for the remainder of 2010, 2011 and subsequent years, including statements and projections relating to the impact of stock-based compensation, statements regarding management's use of non-GAAP financial measures, statements regarding the Company's fourth quarter and beyond visibility, statements regarding our Q3 performance reflecting our resiliency despite pockets of customer confidence issues regarding the macro-environment, statements regarding continuing to see healthy growth in our paid-up license and maintenance bases as well as across all of our major product lines, statements regarding the strength of our balance sheet, our cash flows and fundamentals, statements regarding our disciplined team that continues to execute, statements regarding our belief that engineering simulation solutions remain a high priority for our expanding customer base, statements regarding business pressures on our customers to deliver innovative high quality products to market with fewer resources never being greater, statements regarding the upcoming release of ANSYS 13.0, statements regarding our product portfolio never being more robust, statements regarding our belief that we are well-positioned to deliver long-term value to our customers and stockholders, and statements regarding the income tax impacts of the merger of the Company's Japan subsidiaries on the Company's net income, diluted earnings per share and cash flows in future periods including, without limitation, the fourth quarter of 2010 and fiscal years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 are "forward-looking" statements (as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this press release are subject to risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the risk that the adverse conditions in the global economy and the disruption in financial markets will significantly affect ANSYS' customers' ability to make new purchases from the Company or to pay for prior purchases, the risk of continued or increased declines in the economy of one or more of ANSYS' primary geographic regions, the risk that ANSYS' operating results will be adversely affected by changes in currency exchange rates, the risk that the assumptions underlying ANSYS' anticipated revenues and expenditures will change or prove inaccurate, the risk that ANSYS has overestimated its ability to maintain growth and profitability and control costs, uncertainties regarding the demand for ANSYS' products and services in future periods, the risk that ANSYS has overestimated the strength of the demand among its customers for its products, uncertainties regarding customer acceptance of new products including ANSYS 13.0, the risk that ANSYS' operating results will be adversely affected by possible delays in developing, completing, or shipping new or enhanced products, the risk that enhancements to the Company's products may not produce anticipated sales, the risk of difficulties in the relationship with ANSYS' independent regional channel partners, the risk that the expected income tax impacts of the merger of the Company's Japan subsidiaries will not be realized in one or more future periods, and other factors that are detailed from time to time in reports filed by ANSYS, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including ANSYS, Inc.'s 2009 Annual Report and Form 10-K. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether changes occur as a result of new information or future events, after the date they were made.

ANSYS, ANSYS Workbench, Ansoft, AUTODYN, CFX, FLUENT and any and all ANSYS, Inc. brand, product, service and feature names, logos and slogans are registered trademarks or trademarks of ANSYS, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States or other countries. All other brand, product, service and feature names or trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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    Source: ANSYS, Inc.