Dissecting Dassault's Bid for MatrixOne, Part 1

8 Mar, 2006 By: Kenneth Wong

Dissecting Dassault's Bid for MatrixOne, Part 1p>

As PLM consolidates, competitors and analysts put the acquisition
under a microscope
PLM News Analysis

Last week, when Dassault Systèmes announced its plan to snatch up MatrixOne for US$408 million, analysts by and large recognized the acquisition as an appropriate strategic move by the global PLM (product lifecycle management) giant. Dassault's two biggest competitors, UGS and PTC, however, were prompted to contact the media to share entirely different perspectives on the acquisition.

In today's edition, we'll look at the industry's reaction to Dassault's move; tomorrow we'll delve into what the future holds for PLM vendors and their customers.  Read more >>


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