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Avant! Corporation
IC design flow products


Avant! Corporation was an electronic design automation software company that spent its life in litigation with Cadence over the theft of code. This eventually was proven to be true. However, during its life, Avant! managed to roll-up many smaller EDA companies

Avant! concentrated on the back-end of the flow including physical design, parasitic extraction, verification, flow development, and library development services.

  • HQ: Fremont, CA, USA
  • Other names: Avanti
  • Entity Type: Company


Acquired by:

  • Synopsys, Inc. acquired Avant! Corporation in 2002
    • The total merger consideration was approximately $1 billion.