back to article Compuware slurped by private equiteer for $2.5bn

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo will acquire software house Compuware for about US$2.5bn. Shareholders will be delivered about $10.92 per share, a 17 per cent premium on last week's closing price for Compuware stock - not bad for a company once known as "the elephants' graveyard". Compuware chair Gurminder S. Bedi's canned …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    NuMega Technologies' BoundsChecker used to be a wonderful product

    until Compuware took it over, bloated it and pushed the price into the Stratosphere.

  2. MyffyW Silver badge

    Two cheers for the Vantage toolset

    Was a useful suite of tools, but priced along way past reassuringly expensive.

  3. ps2os2


    Not a tear shed to them. They are bloated and it is surprising they lasted this long.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Eat and be eaten

    Compuware bought a company back in 1999 that was developing nice simulation software. This software was discontinued after a year, leaving all customers without any other alternative than to look for other solutions.

    They called me once to sell some more products and services, and check on "customer satisfaction". I told them go away. Now they finally did.

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