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Synopsys to sell software integrity group to private equity firms for $2.1B

Synopsys has entered into an agreement with Clearlake Capital Group and Francisco Partners for the sale of its Software Integrity Group business in a transaction valued at up to $2.1 billion.

Adobe, Figma terminate merger agreement

Adobe and Figma have jointly decided to terminate their previously announced merger agreement.

Applied Materials to acquire Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR

Applied Materials has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion in cash from global investment firm KKR

Cohu to acquire Xcerra for $627M

Semiconductor testing company Cohu and Xcerra  have entered into a definitive merger agreement, where Cohu is acquiring Xcerra for a combination of cash and stock. The deal is valued at roughly $627 million. 

Thales to buy Gemalto

Thales is acquiring security company Gemalto for €51 per share. The combined entities will have more than 28,000 engineers, 3,000 researchers, and invest more than €1 billion in self-funded R&D, according to a statement from Thales.