Bengaluru: QuEST Global, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company, has acquired Synapse Design, a Silicon Valley headquartered design and engineering services provider to top-tier semiconductor and systems companies worldwide. This addition will enhance QuEST’s capability in providing comprehensive design and consulting services and software development for the semiconductor industry. With this acquisition, the company will be able to offer end-to-end hardware-enabled software solutions to its customers across various industries, including semiconductor, automotive, consumer electronics, networking, and storage systems. Such solutions are especially critical now, as these industries accelerate their efforts to capitalize on the rise of digital technologies and the transformational opportunities arising.
This acquisition will enable QuEST’s vision to grow its semiconductor business, add at least 2,000 engineers in the next four years while enhancing their ability to leverage the convergence of electronics, software, and digital engineering services. This will also support QuEST to provide innovative, digital solutions to its customers, help improve their operational efficiency and solve the complex challenges in terms of cost and quality of products.
With its strong customer portfolio and domain capabilities in the semiconductor industry, Synapse Design is QuEST’s 14th acquisition in the last two decades. Each acquisition has added differentiated skills and enabled the company to create one of the broadest portfolio offerings of any engineering services company, enabling them to create the frontier by advancing the ways people live, work and engage with each other.
Founded in 2003 by Satish Bagalkotkar and Devesh Gautam, Synapse Design has built a strong reputation by providing end-to-end semiconductor design services to 95% of the world’s top fabless, Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) and Integrated Device Manufacturing (IDM) companies. Their services and solutions include low-power, mixed-signal Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and System-On-Chip (SOC) design services from architecture specifications to tape out, including system-level software and embedded firmware development. The company creates end-to-end hardware/software design solutions targeting Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Data Center/IoT, automotive/autonomous, multimedia, mobile, networking, and communications/storage applications.