Synopsys Expands Presence in Southeast Asia
Opens Offices in Malaysia and Vietnam

*Distributed in Southeast Asia only*

SINGAPORE, August 19, 2016 Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) today announced it has expanded its presence in Southeast Asia with the opening of offices in Penang, Malaysia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The two new offices, which are currently operational, allow Synopsys to better address the needs of the growing number of customers with design centers in the region.

“As our customers continue to expand their operations in Southeast Asia, it became increasingly important that we have a local presence so we can collaborate more closely and help them deliver smart, secure products from silicon to software,” said Geok-Cheng Tan, managing director, Synopsys Singapore. “We’re committed to helping our customers solve their complex design and verification challenges, and reduce risk and speed time to market with our high-quality, silicon-proven IP. Now they can also maximize risk-visibility across the cyber supply chain with our software quality and security solutions.”

“Silterra is pleased that Synopsys has decided to invest in setting up a site in Penang,” said Arjun Kumar Kanthimahanti, vice president of technology development at Silterra. “This will definitely increase the quality of support here in Malaysia and help us build a closer customer relationship.”

“eSilicon maintains a significant design operation at our Vietnam facilities in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. Synopsys software is an important part of our design flow,” said Hao Nham, vice president of worldwide engineering at eSilicon. “The IP and ASICs we are building in Vietnam are demanding and employ cutting-edge technology. I am delighted that Synopsys is investing in a facility in Ho Chi Minh City. A strong local support team enhances our ability to deliver on time and on spec.”

“It is a testament to the importance of Vietnam when the number one EDA company commits to adding local resources to help grow the IC design sector,” said Dr. Dam Bach Duong, Director General of the Department of High Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology. “Congratulations to Synopsys on the opening of their representative office in Ho Chi Minh City. We look forward to working closely with Synopsys to create a vibrant IC design ecosystem in our country.”

Synopsys’ Penang office is located at Suntech @ Penang Cybercity. Synopsys’ Ho Chi Minh City office is located at Me Linh Point Tower.


About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world’s 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. Whether you’re a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest quality and security, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products. Learn more at

Sheryl Gulizia 
Synopsys, Inc.