• Strengthen KPIT’s software integration capabilities and help deliver complex software solutions for new-age vehicle architectures.
  • Early access to semiconductor technologies by leveraging PathPartner centers of excellence and technical assets for automotive OEMs and Tier 1s.
  • Provide compelling value in performance engineering of complex high compute domain controller software in Autonomous, Connected, and Electrification domains.

Pune & Bangalore, India 21st June 2021:  KPIT Technologies, a leading independent software development, and integration partner to the automotive and mobility industry, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in PathPartner Technology. PathPartner is a specialist design service and solution provider of operating system software and low-level software for Automotive, Camera, Radar, and Multimedia devices. The deal is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to get closed in Q2 FY 2021-22.

KPIT will initially purchase 60 percent stake for a consideration of INR 890 million, and the balance stake is proposed to be acquired over a period of 2 years against defined growth targets. The total consideration for 100 percent stake will not exceed INR 1,910 million.

Mr. Kishor Patil, CEO, KPIT Technologies, said, “We welcome PathPartner Technology to the KPIT family.  PathPartner’s competence in the operating system software and low-level software and existing semiconductor partnerships for early access to platforms is key to delivering complex production programs. Together, we can offer differentiated offerings for new-age vehicle architectures and strengthen our software integration expertise.”

Mr. Tushar K Adhikary, CEO, PathPartner Technology, said, “We are happy to join the KPIT family. KPIT’s vision to reimagine mobility, global presence, scale, software integration strategy gives our team opportunities to grow and add value. KPIT’s strong relationships with auto OEMs and Tier 1s, work on multiple production programs will open doors to taking complementary and differentiated offerings.”


Über KPIT 

KPIT ist ein führender unabhängiger Softwareentwicklungs- und Integrationspartner, der Mobilität beim Sprung in eine saubere, intelligente und sichere Zukunft unterstützt. Mit 7000 Automobilgläubigen auf der ganzen Welt, die auf eingebettete Software, KI und digitale Lösungen spezialisiert sind, beschleunigt KPIT Kunden die Implementierung von Technologien der nächsten Generation für die zukünftige Mobilitäts-Roadmap. Mit Entwicklungszentren in Europa, den USA, Japan, China, Thailand und Indien arbeitet KPIT mit führenden Unternehmen in der Automobil- und Mobilitätsbranche zusammen und ist dort präsent, wo sich das Ökosystem verändert.

For more details, visit www.kpit.com


About PathPartner Technology

PathPartner is a product engineering and R&D specialist company helping its clients to develop, productize, and maintain advanced technology products. With extensive expertise in embedded operating systems, low-level processor architectures, hardware-accelerated computer vision, deep learning, radar, imaging technologies, and multimedia, PathPartner provides next-gen technology solutions to customers in automotive, intelligent edge devices and digital media products.

For more details, visit www.pathpartnertech.com