UPDATE 1-Mediware Information to go private for $195 mln

Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:54am EDT

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Sept 12 (Reuters) - Clinical software provider Mediware Information Systems Inc said it agreed to be taken private by investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC for about $195 million.

The offer of $22 in cash for each share is a 40 percent premium to Mediware's Tuesday closing price.

Mediware, which has a market value of about $130 million, offers data management systems for blood banks, hospitals and pharmacies.

The company expects the deal to close by Dec. 31.

Thoma Bravo bought enterprise software maker Deltek Inc for $1.1 billion late last month.

Shares of Lenexa, Kansas-based Mediware closed at $15.75 on the Nasdaq on Tuesday.

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