Mentor acquires Sierra Design

August 2007
Microlithography World;Aug2007, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports that Mentor Graphics has acquired Sierra Design Automation for $90 million in a half-and-half cash/stock deal. The deal will be slightly accretive for fiscal year (FY) 2007 ending January 31, 2008 and shave about $0.02 off of its anticipated FY 2008 earnings. Sierra's flagship product is Olympus-SoC, a place-and-route system targeting 65nm and 45nm process technologies which embeds variation-aware timing, optimization and litho modeling.


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