San Jose, California–Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a supplier of electronic design products and services, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CadMOS Design Technology, Inc., a privately held design tools firm headquartered in San Jose, California. The acquisition will provide Cadence with world-class signal integrity analysis capability that will be incorporated into the company’s front- and back-end SP&R design solutions, as well as the Assura physical verification and extraction tool suite.
“Adding CadMOS signal integrity analysis engines to established Cadence analog and digital design solutions provides us with the best correct-by-design timing and signal integrity closure capabilities in the industry,” says Paul McLellan, Cadence’s corporate vice president of custom IC products. “These benefits will enable us to provide our customers with tools that substantially improve yield, performance, and predictability.”
Financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed, although the acquisition is planned for completion during the first quarter of 2001.