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Avanquest Software
Type Public (EuronextAVQ)
Industry Software developer
Founded 1984
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people Bruno Vanryb, President & CEO
Roger Politis, Co-founder & Chief Technical Officer
Roger Bloxberg, Co-founder of Nova Development and President of Avanquest North America
Revenue €109.8 million
Employees 550
Website www.avanquest.com

Avanquest Software is a French consumer software developer and publisher founded in 1984 in by Bruno Vanryb and Roger Politis under the name of BVRP and has subsidiaries in North America, Europe, and Asia. [1] The company made its debut on the Paris Stock Exchange (Bourse de Paris) in 1996, and has its headquarters of Avanquest Software is based in the Parisian suburb of La Garenne Colombes, France. The group has 530 employees and approximately 180 engineers in Research and Development.[1]

In 2007, Avanquest acquired Nova Development in the US and Emme in Europe, doubling its size. In February 2008 it was awarded the “Best European Company” prize in the category of Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions. [2]

In 2011, Micro Application, #1 French publisher, has joined Avanquest Software.

Today, Avanquest is a technology and software publishing business that operates worldwide. [3]



  1. ^ a b Company corporate site
  2. ^ EuroInvestor
  3. ^ Forbes

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