Why Invest

Who We Are

Founded in 1970, Ansys employs over 5,000 professionals, many of whom are expert M.S. and Ph.D.-level engineers in finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, electronics, semiconductors, embedded software and design optimization. Our exceptional staff is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost. As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg, Business Week and FORTUNE magazines.

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What We Do

Engineering simulation is our sole focus. For 50 years, we have consistently advanced this technology to meet evolving customer needs. Ansys develops, markets and supports engineering simulation software used to predict how product designs will behave in real-world environments. We continually advance simulation solutions by developing or acquiring the very best technologies; integrating them into a unified simulation platform capable of complex, multi-physics solutions; providing system services, including high-performance computing (HPC) and Cloud solutions, to manage simuation processes and data.

Why Invest FAQs
Market Leader in Engineering Simulation Positioned for Growth
  • We have a 50-year history of technology innovation and commitment to engineering simulation.
  • Ansys’ competitive strength is based on our technology leadership and reputation for simulating products across multiple physics with the highest accuracy.
  • Building on our technology and market leadership, we are extending our leadership well into the future by investing in our long-term secular growth initiatives.
Long-Term Secular Growth Prospects

Ansys is positioned to benefit from multiple growth dimensions:

  • Our pervasive insights strategy is designed to expand our footprint and drive broader adoption.
    • New applications; Additional users; Higher consumption of simulation.
  • Significant industry trends driving long-term sustainable growth.
    • Digital revolution making product design and delivery harder.
    • Faster, cheaper computing power.
Continued Financial Discipline
  • Track record of industry-leading margins.
Incredible Financial Strength
  • High percentage of growing recurring revenue and deferred revenue.
  • Diverse revenue sources.
  • Strong balance sheet.
Strong Cash Generation
  • Ability to invest in the core business.
  • Acquisition of best-in-class technologies extends leadership and supports growth initiatives.
  • Returning excess capital to shareholders through share repurchases.