Culgi sold to Siemens

Culgi was acquired by Siemens AG. With the transaction, Siemens acquired an innovative software company with a focus on multiscale simulations in process industries. The acquisition fits the strategy of Siemens to unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0

Johannes Fraaije, Professor at Leiden University and CEO of CULGI: “We are excited to join Siemens and help create the future of simulation software”.

Jan Leuridan, Senior Vice President Simulation and Test Solutions at Siemens Digital Industries Software: “With Culgi technology as part of the Simcenter portfolio, process engineers will gain access to a comprehensive digital twin that combines micro-scale, meso-scale and macro-scale modeling”.

Founded in 1999 in Leiden, The Netherlands, Culgi provides expertise and develops software solutions for multiscale chemistry simulation, from quantum chemistry to molecular dynamics. Its products are used by companies to design and analyze new materials in domains such as specialty chemicals, batteries, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

Siemens AG is a global technology conglomerate which has been active for more than 170 years and over 295,000 employees worldwide. Culgi will join Siemens Digital Industries which is focused on digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. The Culgi software will serve as a strategic addition to Siemens PLM software.

With this transaction PhiDelphi strengthens its track record in the technology sector, having previously acted as the exclusive advisor for more than thirty transactions including the sale of Visionplanner to Visma, the acquisition of InAdminRiskCo by Achmea and the sale of NetRom to Icelake Capital.

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