3D Systems Corporation


Company Name:
3D Systems Corporation 
Sector:
Industrial & Diversified Growth 
Transaction Type:
Merger/Acquisition/Advisory 
Ticker Symbol:
DDD 
Deal Amount:
$35M
Transaction Date:
10/9/2012 
Transaction Summary:
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD), a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions, announced that it had acquired Rapidform, a leading global provider of 3D scan-to-CAD and inspection software tools, located in Seoul, South Korea for $35 million in cash, subject to final closing adjustments. 3D Systems expect that the integration of the Rapidform proprietary products with 3D Systems' extensive portfolio will result in accelerated growth within the rapidly expanding 3D content-to-print space. Needham & Company advised 3D Systems Corporation on this transaction. 
Company Description:
3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD modeling, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing and manufacturing new products. 3D Systems products and services are used to rapidly design, communicate, prototype or produce real functional parts, empowering customers to create and make with confidence.  
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