AVEVA reports H1 revenue down 12% cc

AVEVA reports H1 revenue down 12% cc

AVEVA reports H1 revenue down 12% cc I thought we weren’t going to get an update on AVEVA earnings until Schneider Electric reports Q3 results — but, no, it came sooner. Yesterday, AVEVA said that revenue for its April to September half-year would be...
Altair acquires M-Base for plastics

Altair acquires M-Base for plastics

Altair acquires M-Base for plastics Altair just announced that is has acquired  M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH, supplier of the Material Data Center materials database and material information system, targeted at the makers and users of plastics. Altair says this...
An appreciation: SolidWorks’ Vic Leventhal

An appreciation: SolidWorks’ Vic Leventhal

An appreciation: SolidWorks’ Vic Leventhal My social feeds lit up this weekend with the sad news that Vic Leventhal has died. If you use Solidworks, think of Vic. If you work for or rely on a CAD reseller, think of Vic. If you’ve ever built a PLMish sales...

BSY rings the Nasdaq bell last week

I had promised you a photo of Bentleys ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq, but can go one better — a video! The first 3:30 minutes or so are of the big LED pilar billboard in Times Square, showing pictures of Bentley employees (“colleagues” in...
Bentley’s IPO. Done. Finally.

Bentley’s IPO. Done. Finally.

Bentley shares started trading under the BSY symbol at around 11:15 on Wednesday. Someone told me that the bookmaker, the brokerage firm that handles trading of the shares, had to determine the opening price, which I thought would be the price Bentley set last night,...
Altair acquires M-Base for plastics

PTC acquires ioxp for cognitive AR

PTC acquires ioxt for cognitive AR I saw this on Ralf Steck’s blog just now and verified it on PTC Germany’s website: PTC has acquired German start-up ioxp to for its cognitive AR and AI technologies. Ralf says that ioxp is a spin-off of the German...
Quickie: Bentley IPO now at $22/share

Quickie: Bentley IPO now at $22/share

Quickie: Bentley IPO now at $22/share I am no expert at IPOs but this seems unusual to me: Bentley’s offering had originally set a price range of $17 to $19 per share, then yesterday that range was upped to $19 to $21 — and then last night, it was again...
AVEVA reports H1 revenue down 12% cc

Quickie: Bentley raises price in IPO

Quickie: Bentley raises price in IPO How interesting: Bentley just filed with the SEC to raise its price per share from $17 to $19, to $19 to $21 — that ups the value of the shares being sold to a max of ​ $259,580,811. Why raise the offering price? Typically,...
Quickies: Bentley sets IPO price, Altair acquires for HPC

Quickies: Bentley sets IPO price, Altair acquires for HPC

Quickies: Bentley sets IPO price, Altair acquires for HPC I go away for a couple of days, and what happens? Yup. Newsy things! Here are two items of interest: Bentley issued another update to its IPO filing, this time with prices for the shares. You can see it here....