DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today completed an agreement for Marlin Equity Partners to acquire Compuware's Changepoint, Professional Services and Uniface business units. "Completing these divestitures allows us to accelerate the complete alignment of our organization with our application performance business and to extend our leadership position in this market by continuing to deliver best-in-class APM innovation and value to our customers," said Compuware President and CEO Bob Paul. "This closing also allows us to turn our attention to the remaining steps in our strategic transformation, many of which are well underway, which will drive revenue and earnings growth in the coming periods." Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with an extensive and successful track record in the technology industry. Compuware and Marlin Equity Partners will collaborate to ensure a smooth transition, so that customers enjoy uninterrupted service and continue to receive the full value of their investments in the affected solutions and services. Compuware Corporation Compuware is the technology performance company, and we exist solely to help our customers optimize the performance of their most important and innovative technologies—those that drive their businesses forward. Today, more than 7,100 companies, including many of the world's largest organizations, depend on Compuware and our new-generation approach to performance management to do just that . Learn more at www.compuware.com . Certain statements in this release that are not historical facts, including those regarding the Company's future plans, objectives and expected performance, are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements represent our outlook only as of the date of this release. While we believe any forward-looking statements we have made are reasonable, actual results could differ materially since the statements are based on our current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned to consider these factors when relying on such forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake, and expressly disclaims any obligation, to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.
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