Innovyze, Provider of Smart Water Infrastructure Modeling and Simulation Technology, to be Acquired by Autodesk

By Ralph Rio

Acquisition or Partnership

Autodesk, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Innovyze, Inc., a global player in smart water infrastructure modeling software, for $1 billion net of cash subject to working capital and tax closing adjustments.  The acquisition positions Autodesk as a technology leader in end-to-end water infrastructure solutions from design to operations, accelerates Autodesk’s digital twin strategy, and creates a clearer path to a more sustainable and digitized water industry.

Innovyze’s modeling, simulation, and predictive analyses solutions enable more cost-effective and sustainably designed water distribution networks, water collection systems, water and wastewater treatment plants, and flood protection systems.  Further, Innovyze’s solutions centralize infrastructure asset visibility to optimize capital and operational expenses.  Combining Innovyze’s portfolio with the power of Autodesk’s design and analysis solutions, including Autodesk Civil 3D, Autodesk InfraWorks, and the Autodesk Construction Cloud, offers civil engineers, water utility companies and water experts the ability to better respond to issues and to improve planning.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close during Autodesk’s first quarter of Fiscal Year 2022, ending April 30, 2021.

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