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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Software Firm Ansys (ANSS) Explores Sale

  • December 21, 2023


Stock Ansys Inc. Symbol ANSS
Date Announced 12/22/2023 Source Bloomberg
Type News Report
Date of Confirmation: 01/16/2024 Price at Confirmation: $346.48
Potential Profit: -3.21% Annualized Profit: -46.90%

According to Bloomberg, Ansys Inc., (ANSS) an engineering software provider, is weighing options, including a sale, after getting takeover interest.


December 22, 2023: According to WSJ, Synopsys (SNPS) is in talks to acquire Ansys (ANSS) in a move that would create a new design-software giant. An acquisition of Ansys, which has a market value of nearly $30 billion, could be struck early in 2024.

January 5, 2024: According to WSJ, Synopsys is in advanced talks to acquire Ansys for around $35 billion in a stock-and-cash deal.

Ansys Investor Relations

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