Compuware agrees to private equity sale

Sept 2 Tue Sep 2, 2014 9:47am EDT

Sept 2 (Reuters) - Business software maker Compuware Corp agreed to be bought by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a deal valued at about $2.5 billion.

Compuware shareholders will get $10.43 per share in cash at a premium of 11.6 percent over the stock's Friday close of $9.35, the companies said in a joint statement. (Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)