QuEST Global acquires Synapse Design

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Business | June 30, 2021

Product engineering firm QuEST Global has acquired Synapse Design, a Silicon Valley-based design and engineering services provider for semiconductor and systems companies.

This addition will enhance QuEST’s ability to provide design and consulting and software development services for the semiconductor industry. With this acquisition, the company will be able to offer end-to-end hardware software solutions to its customers in various industries, including semiconductors, automotive, consumer electronics, networking and storage systems. , indicates a press release. This acquisition will enable QuEST’s vision to grow its semiconductor business, add at least 2,000 engineers over the next four years while improving their ability to take advantage of the convergence of electronic, software engineering services. and digital. Founded in 2003 by Satish Bagalkotkar and Devesh Gautam, Synapse Design has built a reputation for providing end-to-end semiconductor design services to 95% of the world’s largest factory-less, original design manufacturing (ODM) companies in the world. ) and Integrated Device Manufacturing (IDM). Their services and solutions include low-power, mixed-signal application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and systems-on-chip (SOC) design services, from architecture specifications to out-of-band, including the development of system level software and embedded firmware. The company has its design centers in India, China, Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam and employs over 700 engineers. As a subsidiary of QuEST, it will continue to operate under the leadership of Satish Bagalkotkar and Devesh Gautam. “We are constantly on the lookout for exceptional talent and capabilities who can help us provide innovative engineering services and solutions to all of our customers. The acquisition of Synapse Design will enable us to provide comprehensive software design, consulting and development services to our semiconductor customers. We are confident that the investments we are making in improving our engineering capabilities will help customers solve complex engineering problems in their respective industries, ”said Ajit Prabhu, Chairman and CEO of QuEST Global in the press release, sharing his enthusiasm, Satish Bagalkotkar, President, CEO and Co-Founder of Synapse Design said, “We are delighted to be part of the QuEST family, as the combination of the two companies provides great opportunities for our stakeholders, including including customers, partners and employees. This acquisition will combine our capabilities in providing design and consulting services with QuEST’s capabilities in providing software & services and expertise in the convergence of electronics, software and digital engineering innovations. This combination will help us provide world-class engineering services and solutions to customers in a variety of industries. “

Margie D. Carlisle