Alias Acquired from SGI For $57.5M

Alias, Accel-KKR, the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') announced that the acquisition of Alias from SGI has completed. The $57.5M acquisition of the company makes Alias an independent company. Alias provides 3-D software, custom development and training solutions for the film and video, games, web, and interactive media, and maintains design centers in Santa Barbara. The company is well known for its Maya professional 3D animation and effect package. Alias itself was acquired by SGI and was the combination of Santa Barbara-based Wavefront and Toronto-based Alias Research.