Telelogic

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Telelogic AB.
Type Private (acquired by IBM)
Industry Software services
Founded 1983
Headquarters Malmö Sweden
Area served Worldwide
Key people Anders Lidbeck (President & CEO)
Bo Dimert (Chairman of the Board)
Services Business Process Optimization
Application Lifecycle Management
Model Driven Development
Revenue 1,524.9 SEK million FY 2006
Employees 1,237 (Dec 2007)
Parent IBM
Website http://www.telelogic.com

Telelogic AB was a software business headquartered in Malmö, Sweden. Telelogic was founded in 1983 as a research and development arm of Televerket, the Swedish department of telecom (now part of TeliaSonera). It was later acquired by IBM Rational, and exists under the IBM software group.[1]

Telelogic had operations in 22 countries and had been publicly traded since 1999. On June 11, 2007, IBM announced that it had made a cash offer to acquire Telelogic.[2] On August 29, 2007, the European Union opened an investigation [3] into the acquisition. On March 5, 2008, European regulators approved the acquisition of Telelogic by the Swedish IBM subsidiary Watchtower AB.[4] On April 28, 2008, IBM completed its purchase of Telelogic.[5]

Former Products[edit]

All of these products have been continued under IBM's Rational Software division in the systems engineering and Product lifecycle management (PLM) "solutions" software line.

Acquisitions[edit]

Telelogic acquired the following companies between 1999 and 2007:

Date of announcement Company Name Type of business
Mar 6, 2006 I-Logix Embedded modeling
Apr 18, 2005 Popkin Software Provider of enterprise architecture tools
Apr 13, 2005 Focal Point Provider of requirements analysis
Dec 16, 2000 ATA Provider of project documentation & reporting tools
Sep 20, 2000 Continuus Change & configuration management tools provider
Aug 8, 2000 Quality Systems & Software (QSS) Requirements Management tools and consultancy provider
Jun 19, 2000 Devisor Finnish consultant company
May 30, 2000 Certeam Swedish consultant company
Mar 9, 2000 COOL:Jex UML analysis & modeling tool
Dec 22, 1999 CS Verilog Editor of ObjectGeode (a competitor to Tau), SCADE and Logiscope; then a subsidiary of the French company CS Group.[6]
Sep 8, 1999 Real Time Products Ltd. British software design and services company

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBM Completes Acquisition of Telelogic AB" (Press release). IBM. 2008-04-03. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Telelogic’s Board of Directors recommends the offer from IBM" (PDF) (Press release). Telelogic AB. 2007-06-11. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  3. ^ "EUROPA - Competition - Cases from 4700 to 4749". Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  4. ^ "Rapid - Press Releases - EUROPA" (Press release). EUROPA. 2008-05-03. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  5. ^ "IBM Acquires Telelogic". CXO Today (ITNation India Pvt. Ltd.). Apr 28, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  6. ^ "Telelogic, the world leader acquires Verilog, the first runner-up". CisionWire (Cision). Dec 22, 1999. Retrieved 2011-06-11.