Flexera Software

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Flexera Software is an American computer software company based in Itasca, Illinois.[1] The company's products include InstallShield, InstallAnywhere, FlexNet Publisher and AdminStudio[2] Flexera's current CEO is Mark Bishof.[3]


The company used to be the Rovi Corporation's software division (at the time it was still named Macrovision). On 1 April 2008, Macrovision sold its software division to the Thoma Cressey Bravo investment fund.[4]

In October 2009, Acresso Software, Inc. became Flexera Software.[5]

On July 19, 2011 Thoma Cressey Bravo sold a majority stake in Flexera Software LLC to Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment department of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. The transaction was finalized on October 3, 2011.


  1. ^ http://www.flexerasoftware.com/company/news-center/press-releases/Flexera-Software-Announces-New-Company-Headquarters-in-Itasca-IL.html
  2. ^ http://www.flexerasoftware.com/products/application-packaging/adminstudio/
  3. ^ http://www.flexerasoftware.com/company/about/management-team/mark-bishof.html
  4. ^ Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Macrovision's Software Business Unit
  5. ^ Acresso who? Macrovision spinoff changes name, again

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