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Synopsys to buy SpringSoft for $406 million

8/3/2012 10:27 AM EDT
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Daniel Payne   8/6/2012 3:12:39 AM
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Remember that with each acquisition the smaller EDA company typically has up to 50% of their employees "let go". Then the real work of creating a credible product roadmap begins in earnest, and we still haven't seen a roadmap of the Magma/Synopsys product overlaps. Here's a list of 11 products that overlap, http://www.semiwiki.com/forum/f2/synopsys-acquires-magma-1152.html

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KB3001   8/5/2012 11:26:21 AM
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The EDA market is getting tougher and tougher and consolidation is a consequence of this.

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eewiz   8/5/2012 11:17:21 AM
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Synplicity, Magma, Ciranova, SpringSoft...... Seems to me that growth by acquisition is the only strategy at Synopsys these days. Should somebody remind them what is organic growth? BTW whos next? Atrenta?

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yalanand   8/5/2012 6:23:27 AM
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This is very good move by Synopsys. I think this acquisition by Synoposys will further intensify the battle between Synopsys and Cadence.

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