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Bentley ups the ante on BIM CDEs, acquires UK’s GroupBC

Ansys acquires Lumerical for photonics ICs

Ansys just announced that it will acquire Lumerical, maker of the DEVICE suite of component-level simulation products for modeling the optical, electrical and thermal effects in the performance of photonic integrated circuits. What's a photonic integrated circuit?...

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Super-quick, the VIX volatility index is … crazy

Super-quick, the VIX volatility index is … crazy

I wrote about Bentley's potential IPO a few weeks ago and mentioned that the company had, in its last possible IPO, told me that it looked at the VIX index to help determine the exact timing of a sale of its shares. Not going into that again, but this week's sell-off...

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Bentley ups the ante on BIM CDEs, acquires UK’s GroupBC

Hexagon adds Romax for electric drivetrain MBSE

Hexagon just announced that it will acquire Romax Technology Limited, maker of the Romax Nexus suite of solutions for concept design, durability, NVH and other simulations for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation. Nexus is a cloud-enabled model-based...

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Tech Soft 3D secures backing from Battery Ventures

Tech Soft 3D secures backing from Battery Ventures

Investor interest in out little PLMish world remains strong. Tech Soft 3D yesterday announced that it has closed a "significant" investment from Battery Ventures and that Battery General Partner Morad Elhafed and Vice President Satoshi Harris-Koizumi will join the...

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Quickie: Autodesk extends sale of multi-user subs to August, pushes back named user start date

AVEVA says Q4 pipeline solid

AVEVA says Q4 pipeline "solid"Schneider Electric reported results today which mean that AVEVA also released a teeny earnings announcement. More on Schneider Electric later; AVEVA said it had seen revenue growth in the "high single-digits" on an organic, constant...

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Bentley maybe inching towards an IPO again?!

Bentley maybe inching towards an IPO again?!

Bentley issued a terse press release yesterday, saying in its entirety EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – February 13, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on form S-1 with the Securities and...

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