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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired WP Curve

synopsis: Web-hosting firm GoDaddy is beefing up its services after it acquired WP Curve, a bootstrapped startup offering services and support for WordPress websites. The deal is undisclosed, but it will see NYSE-listed GoDaddy pick up WP Curve’s customer base, assets and “a few dozen” of its 39-person team, the firm told TechCrunch.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
With more than 14 million customers worldwide and more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. "
target: WP Curve
WP Curve is a bootstrapped startup offering services and support for WordPress websites.
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closed 8/16/2016 via PR Newswire

TPT Global Tech Inc., acquired Digithrive, Inc.

synopsis: California-based Technology/Telecommunications Media Content company, TPT Global Tech announces it recently completed the acquisition of Digithrive located in San Diego, California. Digithrive offers Web and App Development service to Businesses domestic and internationally.
buyer: TPT Global Tech Inc. (OTCPK:TPTW:$2.40)
TPT Global Tech Inc. based in San Diego, California, is a Technology/Telecommunications Media Content Hub for domestic and International syndication and also provides Technology solutions to businesses domestically and worldwide. "
target: Digithrive, Inc.
Digithrive combines U.S.-based consulting, project management, and design expertise with code writing from the Digithrive Offshore Development Center in the Philippines to provide a turn-key solution for custom software development.
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closed 11/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Fishrod Interactive merged with Gruve Consulting Limited,

synopsis: Interactive tech company Gruve has merged with event technology mashing agency Fishrod Interactive to create Fat Unicorn. Fishrod Interactive has been developing useable web applications since early 2008.
buyer: Gruve Consulting Limited
Gruve designs, builds and installs interactive technology for Ads, events and retail. Gruve’s team of creative technologists is located in London, UK. Gruve has worked on a ton of award winning projects worldwide, bringing clients the best custom and off the shelf event technology. "
target: Fishrod Interactive
Fishrod Interactive has been developing useable web applications since early 2008. In 2010 they branched out into the mobile platform, and their remit has since expanded into a variety of interactive software products.
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closed 10/21/2015 via Company Press Release

Rabid Technologies Ltd., acquired Resistor Limited

synopsis: Wellington based software consultancy Rabid has acquired Auckland development house Resistor for an undisclosed sum. Best known for developing technology for startups such as PledgeMe, Rabid has an array of clients of all sizes across New Zealand.
buyer: Rabid Technologies Ltd.
Rabid is a Wellington-based consultancy, expert in modern web development with wide interests and top-notch skills. Rabid contributes to open source communities and favour projects that do good. "
target: Resistor Limited
Resistor is a software development shop based in Devonport, Auckland that specialises in high quality Ruby on Rails and JavaScript development.
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announced 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Arc90

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC), has signed an agreement to purchase a startup company Arc90, a product design and development agency.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Arc90
arc90 is a firm focused on building innovative web applications for clients, as well as their own products. One of their products is Kindling, a web-based idea management and collaboration tool.
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announced 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

SilverLake Axis Limited, will acquire Cyber Village Pte Ltd

synopsis: Silverlake Axis Ltd entered into an agreement to acquire Cyber Village. Cyber Village develops several e-business software products utilising the latest in web-based technologies. These software products enable it to focus on certain industries or sectors and target specific markets which had strong demands for certain software.
buyer: SilverLake Axis Limited (SGX:5CP:$141.53)
Silverlake Axis has a proven history in helping financial institutions stay agile. They have been a leading provider of end-to-end universal integrated banking solution to major financial institutions since 1989. "
target: Cyber Village Pte Ltd
Cyber Village specialises in the new generation web-based technologies to build and implement leading edge e-business applications to reengineer, streamline or enhance operational efficiencies for multi-national corporations and small medium enterprises.
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$13
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closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Tasty Labs, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs announced the acquisition of software development shop Tasty Labs, from Delicious founder Joshua Schachter. The startup launched its first product Jig.com in 2011, which was described as a “marketplace for needs” — meaning users would post “I need…” and others would respond to help them.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Tasty Labs, Inc.
Tasty Labs offered two services Jig.com and Human.io. Jig is a simplified Q & A platform that lets users simply post a need or problem and other users can respond to help solve it. Human.io provides a simple way to allow a publisher to turn a passive audience into a mobile army of participants.
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closed 9/2/2015 via Company Press Release

GoHealth, acquired Creatix

synopsis: GoHealth, a private health insurance marketplace that has helped more than 30 million consumers shop for coverage, announced the acquisition of the Chicago-based, interface design and software development company, Creatix.
buyer: GoHealth
GoHealth is a Chicago-based company that powers GoHealthInsurance.com, a private health insurance marketplace that has helped more than 30 million consumers shop for coverage. "
target: Creatix
Creatix is a Chicago-based digital product design and development firm. Creatix helps organizations bring innovative mobile and web-based software products to market as well as realize new value from existing products.
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announced 3/26/2014 via Market Wire

Ethology, will acquire 29th Drive, LLC

synopsis: Venture development firm Tallwave and its largest portfolio company, integrated digital marketing agency ethology, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to jointly acquire the assets of Arizona-based user-centered design firm 29th Drive.
buyer parent: Tallwave
buyer: Ethology
Ethology is the integrated digital marketing agency for evolving consumer brands. The ethology team has expertise in research, strategy, planning, organic and paid search, display and social media, email marketing, content strategy, analytics, web development and creative design. "
target: 29th Drive, LLC
29th Drive makes technology more human for their customer's end users to help them discover, create and enjoy life with delightfully engaging web apps, mobile apps, desktop software, and web sites. The agency's customers range from startups to Fortune 25 companies to major educational institutions.
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closed 6/17/2013 via Company Press Release

Otto Group GmbH, acquired NetImpact Framework GmbH

synopsis: Otto Group acquired Hamburg-based digital service agency, NetImpact Framework GmbH. NetImpact is one of the largest and fastest growing digital agencies, specializing in the creation and realisation of digital business models. Their clients include various well-known publishers, media companies, manufacturers and retailers.
buyer: Otto Group GmbH
Otto Group GmbH, a retail and services company, through its subsidiaries, provides trading and related, retail, and financial services for various product lines in Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. "
target: NetImpact Framework GmbH
NetImpact Framework GmbH is one of the largest and fastest growing digital agencies in Germany. They specialise in the creation and realisation of digital business models. Their clients include various well-known publishers, media companies, manufacturers and retailers.
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closed 6/17/2013 via Company Press Release

Otto Group GmbH, acquired Creative-Task GmbH

synopsis: Otto Group acquired Creative-Task GmbH. Since 2006, Creative-Task GmbH has specialized in the design and implementation of web-based business software. Their focus is on the automation of business processes through algorithms. Their application areas also include security checks, performance, and micro-optimizations of web applications.
buyer: Otto Group GmbH
Otto Group GmbH, a retail and services company, through its subsidiaries, provides trading and related, retail, and financial services for various product lines in Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. "
target: Creative-Task GmbH
Since 2006, Creative-Task GmbH has specialized in the design and implementation of web-based business software. Their focus is on the automation of business processes through algorithms. Their application areas also include security checks, performance, and micro-optimizations of web applications.
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closed 10/31/2019 via PR Newswire

Improving Holdings, LLC, acquired Code Authority, Inc.

synopsis: Improving HoldCo, Inc., a full-service technology consulting and training firm, has acquired Code Authority, a custom software development and digital marketing firm. Code Authority provides services for custom software development, cloud solutions, mobile app development, digital marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Trinity Hunt Partners
buyer: Improving Holdings, LLC
Improving is a leading software development and technology consulting company. They offer custom software solutions, and training firm focused in Agile, Microsoft (.NET) and Java technologies. Their solutions and processes have helped clients realize their tactical and strategic business adjectives."
target: Code Authority, Inc.
Code Authority is a custom software development and digital marketing firm that builds custom applications and custom business solutions that solve business problems. Their services include custom software development, cloud solutions, mobile app development, digital marketing, and more.
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announced 10/23/2019 via Reuters

Infore Group, will acquire BroadenGate Software Services Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Infore Group, a diversified industrial investment holding group in China, will acquire a 95% stake in BroadenGate from New Sea Union Technology Group, a Chinese manufacturer. BroadenGate is a Chinese software firm. BroadenGate offers software development services for e-commerce, mobile games, and mobile applications.
buyer: Infore Group
Infore Group is a diversified industrial investment holding group in China. Infore is committed to building several leading industrial development platforms. The group aims to become a first class diversified industrial investment holding group. "
target parent: New Sea Union Technology Group Co Ltd
target: BroadenGate Software Services Co., Ltd.
BroadenGate is a Chinese software firm. BroadenGate offers software development services for e-commerce, mobile games, and mobile applications. BroadenGate provides their services to various sectors, including finance, education, manufacturing, government, and more.
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announced 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Celine Sieben Digital, will acquire FFW

synopsis: Celine Sieben Digital, a German holding Company, will acquire FFW Agency from ICTA AB, a Sweden-based technology company. FFW is an international digital consulting group. FFW offers services for Durpal, strategy, design, analytics, development, and support.
buyer: Celine Sieben Digital
Celine Sieben Digital is a German holding Company. Celine Sieben Digital is focused on acquiring and investing in businesses in the information technology sector. "
target parent: ICTA AB
target: FFW
FFW is an international digital consulting group. FFW offers services for Durpal, strategy, design, analytics, development, and support. FFW helps their clients with everything from small, tactical fixes to crafting some of the most complex Drupal platforms in the world.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Speridian Technologies, acquired Scayle, LLC

synopsis: Speridian Technologies, a global IT solutions and consulting company, has acquired SCAYLE, a specialist in Cloud based Development. The acquisition further strengthens Speridian’s cloud, IoT, and digital transformation capabilities. Scayle leverages cloud related technologies to develop cutting edge enterprise web and mobile applications.
buyer: Speridian Technologies
Speridian is a global information technology solutions provider that designs, develops, and deploys enterprise-wide, technology-enabled software solutions to their clients. Speridian are specialists in CRM Implementation, Application Development, and Support Services. "
target: Scayle, LLC
Scayle leverages cloud related technologies to develop cutting edge enterprise web and mobile applications and helps clients reduce their fixed costs and time to market. They also specialize in accelerating the transition from conventional to connected devices using the AWS/Azure IoT platform.
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closed 9/18/2019 via PR Newswire

United Virtualities, acquired Sawyer Effect

synopsis: United Virtualities, a boutique tech consultancy that develops the technology solutions their clients need and provides critical consultancy services, acquired Sawyer Effect, a boutique tech consultancy specializing in Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC) and Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
buyer: United Virtualities
United Virtualities is a boutique tech consultancy that works with mostly mid- to large global companies to both develop the technology solutions their clients need, and also to provide critical consultancy services to help them figure out, plan and manage what they need. "
target: Sawyer Effect
Sawyer Effect is a boutique tech consultancy. Their strengths in high-quality, high-end software development for world-class, largely Fortune 500 are embodied in its focus on both Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Adobe Experience Manager.
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closed 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Knack Systems, LLC, acquired Bridge-X Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Knack Systems, a premium SAP consulting partner, dedicated to providing digital transformation services across industries, has acquired Bridge-X Technologies, a technology company that focuses on eCommerce and sales solutions and services—for B2C and B2B businesses—that are leveraged by industry leaders in various industries.
buyer: Knack Systems, LLC
Knack Systems is an SAP consulting partner dedicated to driving digital transformation across industries by leveraging best-of-breed SAP solutions. Knack Systems provides a wide array of services to their customers for C/4HANA (Sales, Service, Marketing, and Commerce) and S/4HANA. "
target: Bridge-X Technologies, Inc.
Bridge-X Technologies specializes in building and delivering digital B2B and B2C products, solutions, and services for global industrial goods’ manufacturers, consumer brands, and wholesale distribution companies.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Kerauno LLC, acquired Inverse-Square

synopsis: Kerauno, a global Communications Software as a Service provider that powerfully connects people, process, software and systems, acquired Inverse-Square, a custom software development firm that exists to eradicate workflow problems and increase productivity by creating the tools businesses and individuals need to work to their full potential.
buyer: Kerauno LLC
Kerauno is a global Communications Software as a Service provider that powerfully connects people, process, software and systems. By infusing key modes of communication, Kerauno Launch text engagement platform and workflow solutions, Kerauno amplifies communications with intuitive solutions. "
target: Inverse-Square
Inverse-Square exists to solve workflow problems for businesses with unique or complex processes. Inverse-Square’s mission is to eradicate workflow problems and increase productivity by creating the tools businesses and individuals need to live and work to their full potential.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

FIO Systems AG, acquired source.kitchen GmbH

synopsis: FIO Systems AG, a German provider of web-based software solutions for the financial, housing and real estate sectors, has acquired source.kitchen, a software development company in Germany. source.kitchen specializes in web application development.
buyer parent: Hypoport Group
buyer: FIO Systems AG
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Leipzig, FIO is a leading provider of web-based software solutions for the financial, housing and real estate sectors. Their software products are designed for real estate management and marketing, payment transactions, claims management and more. "
target: source.kitchen GmbH
source.kitchen is a software development company in Germany. source.kitchen specializes in web application development.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wings Travel Management, acquired Alchimea (Pty) Ltd

synopsis: Wings Travel Management, an independent global travel management company, has acquired Alchimea, a specialist software developer in South Africa and the UK. Alchimea provides application development solutions that deliver long-term business value. Their services include web-app development, mobile app development, system integrations and more.
buyer: Wings Travel Management
Wings Travel Management is an independent global travel management company. Wing specialises in Oil and Gas, Marine and Corporate travel. Wings creates bespoke travel programmes for leading organisations. Wings manages their client's travel needs in almost every country around the globe. "
target: Alchimea (Pty) Ltd
Alchimea is a specialist software developer in South Africa and the UK. Alchimea provides application development solutions that deliver long-term business value. Their services include web-app development, mobile app development, system integrations, solution consulting, and more.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired WP Curve

synopsis: Web-hosting firm GoDaddy is beefing up its services after it acquired WP Curve, a bootstrapped startup offering services and support for WordPress websites. The deal is undisclosed, but it will see NYSE-listed GoDaddy pick up WP Curve’s customer base, assets and “a few dozen” of its 39-person team, the firm told TechCrunch.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
With more than 14 million customers worldwide and more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. "
target: WP Curve
WP Curve is a bootstrapped startup offering services and support for WordPress websites.
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closed 4/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Sellbrite

synopsis: GoDaddy has acquired Sellbrite, a company that enables brands and retailers to list and sell products effortlessly across multiple online sales channels and gain centralized control over inventory and orders. Sellbrite’s cloud-based, channel management platform integrates with many popular marketplaces and shopping carts.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Sellbrite
Sellbrite enables brands & retailers to list and sell products effortlessly across multiple online sales channels and gain centralized control over inventory and orders. Sellbrite’s cloud-based, channel management platform integrates with many popular marketplaces and shopping carts.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired ThemeBeans

synopsis: GoDaddy has acquired ThemeBeans, CoBlocks, Block Gallery and Block Unit Tests. ThemeBeans is a WordPress theme and plugin shop that builds simple, powerful products for people and businesses. They create first-rate experiences and solutions for creatives. CoBlocks, Block Gallery and Block Unit Test are WordPress projects under ThemeBeans.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: ThemeBeans
ThemeBeans is a WordPress theme and plugin shop that builds simple, powerful products for people and businesses. They create first-rate experiences and solutions for creatives. Other WordPress projects under ThemeBeans include CoBlocks, Block Gallery, and Block Unit Test.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Cognate

synopsis: GoDaddy, a company that provides domain names, has acquired Cognate, a Boston-based startup that uses blockchain to do Common Law trademarks registry. Cognate reviews your proof of use, and once confirmed, creates a permanent, time-stamped record of a users' trademark information and proof.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Cognate
Cognate is The Common Law Trademark (CM) Registry - the only fast, easy, and affordable way to protect your trademark rights. Cognate uses blockchain technology to make an immutable record of users' trademark rights.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Plasso

synopsis: GoDaddy Inc., an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, has acquired Plasso, a company that makes software that helps any company - no matter its size – create a subscription-based business online.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy Inc. is an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company. As of May 2017, GoDaddy has approximately 17 million customers and over 6,000 employees worldwide. The company is known for its advertising on TV and in the newspapers. "
target: Plasso
Plasso, founded in 2014, makes software that helps any company - no matter its size – create a subscription-based business online. The software platform allows businesses or solo entrepreneurs to make recurring revenue without having to build out a subscription-model e-commerce website from scratch.
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announced 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, will acquire Main Street Hub

synopsis: GoDaddy, the largest internet domain registrar in the world, is to acquire Main Street Hub, the marketing platform for local businesses. Utilizing their proprietary technology, they integrate social media, customer reviews, and email marketing to help local businesses get more customers and keep them coming back.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Main Street Hub
Main Street Hub is the marketing platform for local businesses. Utilizing their proprietary technology, they integrate social media, customer reviews, and email marketing to help local businesses get more customers and keep them coming back, while saving them valuable time.
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announced 3/22/2017 via PR Newswire

GoDaddy.com, will acquire Sucuri Inc.

synopsis: GoDaddy Inc, a cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Sucuri, a leading provider of website security products and services. Sucuri is a security platform offering business owners a suite of security tools designed to protect website owners from emerging online threats.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Sucuri Inc.
Sucuri is a leading provider of website security products and services. Sucuri offers business owners a suite of security tools designed to protect website owners from emerging online threats, helping them respond to hacks when they occur, while also virtually patching vulnerabilities.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired WP Curve

synopsis: Web-hosting firm GoDaddy is beefing up its services after it acquired WP Curve, a bootstrapped startup offering services and support for WordPress websites. The deal is undisclosed, but it will see NYSE-listed GoDaddy pick up WP Curve’s customer base, assets and “a few dozen” of its 39-person team, the firm told TechCrunch.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
With more than 14 million customers worldwide and more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. "
target: WP Curve
WP Curve is a bootstrapped startup offering services and support for WordPress websites.
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announced 9/6/2016 via PR Newswire

GoDaddy.com, will acquire ManageWP, LLC

synopsis: GoDaddy Inc., the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire ManageWP, the leading WordPress site management tool. ManageWP enables web designers and developers to manage multiple WordPress sites from a single dashboard, no matter where they are hosted.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
With more than 14 million customers worldwide and more than 63 million domain names under management, GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. "
target: ManageWP, LLC
ManageWP enables web designers and developers to manage multiple WordPress sites from a single dashboard, no matter where they are hosted. ManageWP' s offering also includes site monitoring, backups, automated migration, deployment, publishing, client reporting and security features.
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closed 4/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Elto

synopsis: GoDaddy.com is continuing to expand its resources for small business owners. The company has acquired Elto, a San Francisco-based startup. Elto offers a marketplace that helps connect business owners and other non-technical people to web developers who could help them establish and improve their web presence.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, attract customers and manage their business. "
target: Elto
Elto helps to connect small business owners to the best web developers and marketers from all around the world. Elto curates all of the suppliers in its marketplace through skills testing, reference checks and feedback ratings to make sure users get access to the best talent available.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Company Press Release

GoDaddy.com, acquired Nodejitsu Inc.

synopsis: GoDaddy further bolstered its commitment to Node.js by acquiring Nodejitsu, a provider of cloud computing, offering a node.js (JavaScript) platform as a service (PaaS) focused on ease of use, automation, and reliability. Nodejitsu also provides an application marketplace built on top of this platform.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, attract customers and manage their business. "
target: Nodejitsu Inc.
Nodejitsu is a provider of cloud computing, offering a node.js (JavaScript) platform as a service (PaaS) focused on ease of use, automation, and reliability. Nodejitsu also provides an application marketplace built on top of this platform.
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closed 8/20/2014 via BusinessWeek

GoDaddy.com, acquired Mad Mimi

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, announced it has acquired Mad Mimi, which helps small businesses connect with customers through simple, beautiful and effective email marketing.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, attract customers and manage their business. "
target: Mad Mimi
Mad Mimi is an email marketing service that allows users to create, send and track email campaigns in a fresh novel way without using templates. Over 100,000 businesses use Mad Mimi to handle email the simple way.
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Ronin

synopsis: GoDaddy, the Web’s top platform for small businesses, announced the acquisition of Ronin, an online invoicing company that allows users to create and track projects, invoices and estimates.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target: Ronin
Roninapp.com offers an online time tracking and invoicing application called Ronin. The application allows users to create and track projects, invoices and estimates. All data is client based, and the application supports multiple projects per client.
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closed 9/19/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s leading domain name provider, has acquired Afternic, one of the industry’s leading domain name aftermarket companies. The move creates an unprecedented level of domain name aftermarket inventory from one source, enabling buyers to purchase registered domain names offered for sale quickly and easily.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target parent: NameMedia, Inc.
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Locu, Inc.

synopsis: GoDaddy has purchased Locu, a startup launched by a few MIT graduates that helps small businesses get more visibility on the web. When businesses add their street address, phone number, hours of operation, and menus / service lists to Locu, Locu gets them on the map in front of over 200 million potential customers online.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target: Locu, Inc.
When businesses add their street address, phone number, hours of operation, and menus / service lists to Locu, Locu publishes changes in real-time to their web and mobile sites as well as to partner sites including Yelp, Foursquare, OpenTable, YP, TripAdvisor and Facebook.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired M.dot

synopsis: Go Daddy, the Web’s top platform for small businesses, has acquired M.dot Inc., the leading mobile app for small business website creation and management. The addition of M.dot to Go Daddy’s extensive product offerings gives Go Daddy’s 11 million customers an easy way to create and manage compelling mobile websites right from their smartphones.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target: M.dot
The M.dot app offers mobile website creation based on pre-loaded templates with easy-to-use custom features, such as store location, driving directions, tap-to-call, galleries, business hours and price lists, all in a user-interface designed for mobile device screens.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2012 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Outright, Inc.

synopsis: Go Daddy has purchased Outright, a cloud-based financial management application company. Created to provide an alternative to the frustrating and hard-to-maintain spreadsheets currently used by most small businesses, Outright’s mission is to provide small business owners simple, data-driven and community-enabled business management applications.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target: Outright, Inc.
Created to provide an alternative to the frustrating and hard-to-maintain spreadsheets currently used by most small businesses, Outright’s mission is to provide small business owners simple, data-driven and community-enabled business management applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2011 via Reuters

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Silver Lake Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, acquired GoDaddy.com

synopsis: The Go Daddy Group, Inc., the world’s largest provider of Web hosting, domain names and new SSL Security Certificates, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a strategic investment and enter into a partnership with KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$5,683.13)
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is a leading global investment firm. With 14 offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. "
target: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy dominates the domain, website hosting and SSL industries. It owns and operates its own services and equipment, which enables it to keep prices low and quality high. Go Daddy is renowned for its controversial Super Bowl® commercials and the comely and accomplished Go Daddy Girls.
price ($mm)
$2,250
rev ($mm)
$950
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Minds + Machines, will acquire ICM Registry LLC

synopsis: Minds + Machines, a sales and marketing led owner of new generic top-level domains, is to acquire the entire membership interests of the US company ICM Registry LLC. ICM Registry LLC operates a domain registry and is based out of Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
buyer: Minds + Machines (AIM:MMX:$11.95)
Minds + Machines Group Limited is a sales and marketing led owner of new generic top-level domains. They work through their expanding international network of registrars and distribution partners to bring the benefits of affinity based domain addresses to B2B and consumer audiences. "
target: ICM Registry LLC
ICM Registry LLC operates a domain registry. The ICM Registry operates from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and is owned by Stuart Lawley.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/28/2015 via PR Newswire

Uniregistry Corp., will acquire dotHIV

synopsis: Uniregistry Corp., a leading domain name registration services company, and dotHIV, the first charitable Top-Level Domain Registry, jointly announce that the .hiv TLD will change ownership to Uniregistry. The .hiv TLD made history as the first open charitable TLD, dedicated to the global fight against AIDS.
buyer: Uniregistry Corp.
Uniregistry is a company founded with the intention of creating an innovative, intuitive, and easier way for users to connect on the Internet. They offer the Internet’s best top-level domain alternatives. Their registry, Uniregistry.link, operates 24 new extensions. "
target: dotHIV
dotHIV brings the domain ending '.hiv' to the Internet as a digital Red Ribbon, to raise funds and awareness for the end of AIDS. For each click on a .hiv website, dotHIV donates a specific amount to HIV projects.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/20/2014 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., will acquire .CO Internet

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire .CO Internet S.A.S. and certain associated assets. .CO Internet is the exclusive operator of the worldwide registry for Internet addresses with the “.co” top-level domain.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
target: .CO Internet
.CO Internet is the exclusive operator of the worldwide registry for Internet addresses with the “.co” top-level domain. Since its global launch in 2010, names under management for .co have grown to more than 1.6 million in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2012 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Network Services Inc., acquired TZO

synopsis: Dyn, the world leader in Internet Infrastructure as a Service, announced that it has acquired TZO, a longtime leader in Managed DNS services. Like Dyn, TZO focuses on both self-service consumer and enterprise customers, the only other IaaS company with the same dual focus.
buyer: Dynamic Network Services Inc.
Incorporated in 2001, Dyn is the worldwide Internet Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) leader, powering Managed DNS and Email Delivery for more than four million enterprise, small business and personal users. "
target: TZO
TZO focuses on both self-service consumer and enterprise customers. The Pepperell, Massachusetts, based company provides proprietary DNS software and diverse vendors throughout DNS and email networks, in addition to strong dynamic DNS partnerships and a history of innovation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2011 via Reuters

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Silver Lake Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, acquired GoDaddy.com

synopsis: The Go Daddy Group, Inc., the world’s largest provider of Web hosting, domain names and new SSL Security Certificates, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a strategic investment and enter into a partnership with KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$5,683.13)
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is a leading global investment firm. With 14 offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. "
target: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy dominates the domain, website hosting and SSL industries. It owns and operates its own services and equipment, which enables it to keep prices low and quality high. Go Daddy is renowned for its controversial Super Bowl® commercials and the comely and accomplished Go Daddy Girls.
price ($mm)
$2,250
rev ($mm)
$950
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/24/2019 via BusinessWire

WP Engine, Inc., will acquire Flywheel Inc.

synopsis: WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), will acquire Flywheel, a WordPress hosting and management platform built specifically for designers and agencies. Flywheel helps users through their products and resources, including its namesake product, a WordPress hosting platform, and Local by Flywheel, a local development application.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations needed to drive businesses forward. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and their team of WordPress experts provide counsel and support. "
target: Flywheel Inc.
Flywheel is a WordPress hosting and management platform built specifically for designers and agencies. Flywheel helps creatives do their best work through products and resources, including its namesake product, a WordPress hosting platform, and Local by Flywheel, a local development application.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Forumer

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, has announced that it has acquired the assets of free forum hosting pioneer, Forumer.com. Forumer, which serves 35 million monthly pageviews across 200,000 active forums, joins CrowdGather’s existing free forum hosting platforms FreeForums.org and Lefora.com.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Forumer
Forumer is a free forum hosting pioneer which serves 35 million monthly pageviews across 200,000 active forums. Features include over 30 free skins, a great custom portal, a live chatroom, and much more.
price ($mm)
$0.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2011 via PR Newswire

CX Inc., acquired FileDen

synopsis: CX Inc. announced the acquisition of FileDen, an innovator in online file storage and universal file extension linking/sharing solutions, from myCloud Holdings, a Vancouver based value-added investor. FileDen technologies allow all file extensions to be uploaded and shared while providing direct linking.
buyer: CX Inc.
CX Inc. is a cloud storage and data file management system that provides users with a secure, stable, scalable platform to backup, synchronize, share, and manage their documents, photos and music, and videos across all of their devices. "
target parent: myCloud Holdings, Inc.
target: FileDen
FileDen is a free file host that allows most any file extension to be uploaded and shared while allowing direct linking. FileDen's servers are located in the Gnax data center, Atlanta. They run on a network of more than 20 servers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/11/2010 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., will acquire humyo

synopsis: Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, announced a definitive agreement to purchase online storage and data synchronization company humyo, based in Leeds, UK. humyo has established itself as a leading online storage provider with its easy-to-use, yet technically powerful solutions.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. Trend Micro's flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. "
target: humyo
humyo is a online storage service which enables users to backup and sync their data over multiple devices, access it from anywhere and share it with friends and co-workers. Customers can download a client, which synchronizes files across all their computers and enables access to humyo.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Tucows Inc., will acquire eNom

synopsis: Tucows Inc., a provider of network access, domain names and other Internet services, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire wholesale domain name registrar eNom from Rightside Group, Ltd. eNom enables individuals and organizations to buy and sell Internet domains and related services.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows is a provider of network access, domain names and other Internet services. Ting delivers mobile phone service and fixed Internet access. OpenSRS manages domain names and value-added services. Hover allows individuals and small businesses to manage their domain names and email addresses. "
target parent: Rightside
target: eNom
eNom Inc. operates as a wholesale domain name registrar. The company enables individuals and organizations to buy and sell Internet domains and related services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2008 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired FreePowerBoards.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the worldwide web, CrowdGather has added FreePowerBoards.com to their rapidly expanding roster of enthusiast forums and tools for forum members. FreePowerBoards is an easy to use, customizable message board hosting service available free of charge to its members.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: FreePowerBoards.com
FreePowerBoards.com is an easy to use, customizable message board hosting service available free of charge to its members. FreePowerBoards.com offers registration, hosting space, bandwidth, support, and service for individuals interested in creating their own message boards or forums.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

FANDOM, will acquire Curse LLC

synopsis: Fandom, a global entertainment media brand, will acquire Curse from Twitch, the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers. Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their sites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more.
buyer: FANDOM
FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand, based in California, powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, they provide a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. "
target parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
target: Curse LLC
Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their gaming websites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more. Their wiki hosting platform, Gamepedia, is dedicated to games and written by gamers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Venture Stream, acquired CommVia

synopsis: Venture Stream, a company that provides a wide range of e-commerce and digital marketing services, has completed the acquisition of CommVia, a boutique digital agency based in the North East of England focused on designing, developing and producing cost-effective ecommerce websites.
buyer: Venture Stream
Venture Stream provides a wide range of e-commerce and digital marketing services, specializing in delivering comprehensive programmes that help businesses achieve significant improvements in e-commerce performance - from building technology platforms to running all aspects of digital marketing. "
target: CommVia
CommVia is a boutique digital agency based in the North East of England focused on designing, developing and producing cost-effective ecommerce websites. Set up in 2014, the agency draws on many years of e-commerce and retail experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/15/2013 via Reuters

Start Today Co., Ltd., will acquire Bracket, Inc.

synopsis: Start Today Co., LTD announced that it has decided to fully acquire Bracket, Inc, which is mainly engaged in the planning, development and operation of internet businesses in Tokyo. Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and content development services.
buyer: Start Today Co., Ltd. (TSE:3092:$723.86)
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. "
target: Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and content development services.
price ($mm)
$6.61
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2012 via BusinessWire

Moo Inc., acquired Flavors.me

synopsis: Moo announced that it has acquired Flavors.me, a design-led personal identity site known as ‘the digital you’ with over half a million members in 200 countries, from Hii Def Inc. In the form of an asset purchase, Moo will retain the Flavors.me website, brand, technology, IP and customers in an all-cash deal.
buyer: Moo Inc.
Moo is an award-winning online print business that is passionate about great design and the difference it can make to its customers and the world. Moo combines the values of professional design with accessibility and reach of the web; making great design available to all. "
target parent: Hii Def Inc.
target: Flavors.me
Flavors.me is the easiest and most stylish way to create a unified web presence. It automatically organizes all kinds of information, photos, videos, blog posts, status updates, music listening habits, travel plans, resume details, and more, from more than 30 sources.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Nexo Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc. the leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced today that it is acquiring Nexo Systems, Inc., a privately held on-line sharing and group services company that has developed a platform for easily creating customized, content-rich personal and group websites.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: Nexo Systems, Inc.
Nexo Systems, Inc., a privately held on-line sharing and group services company that has developed a platform for easily creating customized, content-rich personal and group websites.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Monk Media Network, acquired SocialGIZ

synopsis: Monk Media network, the digital marketing agency by Ashish Patkarhas acquired SocialGIZ, a boutique social media and website development agency, led by Ameya Adhikari. The agency has acquired the entire team of ten people at SocialGIZ and their services which pan from social media to website development to Media Planning.  
buyer: Monk Media Network
Mumbai-based Monk Media Network is a digital marketing agency by Ashish Patkar. Monk Media Network offers a bouquet of services panning across content creation, media strategy, deep analytics, social media video production. "
target: SocialGIZ
SocialGIZ is a boutique social media and website development agency, led by Ameya Adhikari. Founded in 2015, SocialGIZ says it built campaigns and websites for clients across sectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

synopsis: One of the biggest providers of domain names and web hosting in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, Denmark-based One.com has been sold by private equity firm Accel-KKR to Cinven, another private equity firm that focuses on investments in Europe.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm hfocuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: One.com
Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of Europe’s leading providers of domain names and web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Combell Group, acquired switchplus.ch

synopsis: Combell Group, a digital enabler for small businesses in Northwestern Europe, has acquired switchplus.ch from SWITCH, a Swiss foundation that is committed to improving the digital world. switchplus.ch is a domain registrar in Switzerland. They offer over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website.
buyer: Combell Group
Combell Group is the leading digital enabler for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Northwestern Europe. The group consists of several well-known hosting brands, offering services from domain names, email and shared hosting to online presence, e-commerce solutions and server hosting in the cloud."
target parent: SWITCH (Switzerland)
target: switchplus.ch
switchplus.ch is the number one domain registrar in Switzerland. switchplus.ch offers over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website. switchplus.ch is a trusted brand for Swiss SMEs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired GlobeHosting Inc.

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, has acquired GlobeHosting, a world leader in domain name registration. GlobeHosting provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$88.62)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: GlobeHosting Inc.
GlobeHosting is a world leader in domain name registration. The company provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates. Their hosting plans enable SMBs to establish their identity on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.01
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.2x

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fram^
fram^ is a leading Scandinavian-Vietnamese IT custom software development and distribution group. fram^ delivers world class IT development services to a range of small, mid, and large clients in both Southeast Asia and Northern Europe.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.10
Net Income ($mm)
$0.09
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:6067
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediaflag Inc
Mediaflag Inc
Mediaflag Inc. is primarily engaged in sales support and distribution support services. It operates in four business segments: sales support, distribution support, application service provider, and store segment.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$56.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.97
EBIT ($mm)
$3.66
Net Income ($mm)
$2.97
Employees
247
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Ticker: TSE:3918
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCI Holdings, Inc.
PCI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs and develops information technology and software products. The company is involved in the development of embedded control software for automobiles, heavy machinery, construction machinery and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$135.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.20
EBIT ($mm)
$6.93
Net Income ($mm)
$3.24
Employees
1195
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Ticker: BSE:507685
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wipro, Ltd.
Wipro, Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology.”
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8,437.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,589.18
EBIT ($mm)
$1,342.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,296.62
Employees
170000
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Ticker: TSE:9759
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NSD Co., Ltd.
NSD Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1969, NSD Co., Ltd. is a provider of system solutions for a wide variety of businesses in various industries. NSD is a leading systems integrator in Japan. The company offers software development services, packaged software products and IT management services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$506.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$73.02
EBIT ($mm)
$68.56
Net Income ($mm)
$43.72
Employees
3315
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Ticker: SZSE:30000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beijing Ultrapower Software Co., Ltd.
Beijing Ultrapower Software provides information technology (IT) operation, maintenance and management solutions. The company develops and distributes software products, technology services, and system integration tools.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$355.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$72.39
EBIT ($mm)
$68.63
Net Income ($mm)
$84.27
Employees
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Ticker: SEHK:8086
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ePRO Systems Limited
ePRO Systems Limited
EPRO Systems Limited (EPRO), a listed company in Hong Kong, has a subsidiary group of companies offering a full range of services and solutions in the IT&C filed. Established in 1985 in Hong Kong, EPRO has built a strong presence in China since 1990.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$182.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.02
EBIT ($mm)
$20.64
Net Income ($mm)
$16.96
Employees
0
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Ticker: GDDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GoDaddy.com
GoDaddy.com
GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, attract customers and manage their business.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,736.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$363.20
EBIT ($mm)
$129.70
Net Income ($mm)
$86.70
Employees
6821
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Ticker: AIM:MMX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minds + Machines
Minds + Machines
Minds + Machines Group Limited is a sales and marketing led owner of new generic top-level domains. They work through their expanding international network of registrars and distribution partners to bring the benefits of affinity based domain addresses to B2B and consumer audiences.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.08
EBIT ($mm)
$2.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3.86
Employees
22
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Ticker: WSE:HYP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hyperion SA
Hyperion SA
Hyperion S.A. provides various information technology products and services. The company offers broadband Internet services. It also offers hosting, domain, Web page creation, IP telephony, maintenance, and eMarketing services.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$20.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.72
EBIT ($mm)
$2.34
Net Income ($mm)
$6.51
Employees
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: NAME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rightside
Rightside
Rightside Group provides domain name registration and related value-added services to resellers and domain name registrants. Its services enable businesses and consumers to find, establish, and maintain their digital address, the starting point for connecting with their online audience.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$218.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.41
EBIT ($mm)
($14.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
275
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Ticker: EIGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group is a technology company that helps power small and medium-sized businesses online. Through its proprietary cloud platform, Endurance provides web presence solutions including web hosting, eCommerce, eMarketing and mobile business tools.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,125.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$288.63
EBIT ($mm)
$149.28
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3901
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALOXA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oxatis SA
Oxatis SA
Oxatis provides award-winning SaaS e-Commerce solutions for small and medium sized businesses, combining ease of use, flexibility and affordability. A range of design and SEO services are also available to build and manage a successful online shop.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
166
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A042000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 is a global e-commerce platform based in South Korea. Cafe24 offers hosting services and a free platform that allows businesses to build and manage their own online stores. Cafe24 provides store owners with convenient selling methods while offering customers a simple purchasing experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$143.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: PSTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pure Storage
Pure Storage
Pure Storage helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure's data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data in a multi-cloud environment.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,359.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($100.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($169.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2800
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Ticker: AIM:MPOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MoPowered
MoPowered
MoPowered provides online merchants and leading brands with a complete suite of mobile commerce solutions including tablet and smartphone apps and end-to-end, fully transactional mobile websites.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$24.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
54
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Ticker: DUSE:PH6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Philion SE
Philion SE
Based in Germany, Philion intends to become a leading network-unafilliated service provider for the complete range of digital products in the telecommunications market. Philion is a listed holding company that employs an omni-channel strategy to unite the benefits of online sales.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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