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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.
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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.
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closed 9/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Vivint Inc., acquired Space Monkey

synopsis: Vivint, a leading provider of smart home technology, announced the acquisition of Space Monkey, an innovative cloud storage company. Space Monkey uses a peer-to-peer network, rather than a data center, to offer greater speed, security and cost savings for personal storage. The acquisition supports the growth of the Vivint Sky smart home platform.
buyer: Vivint Inc.
Vivint is a leading provider of smart home technology. The company delivers services through a cloud-based platform that integrates a wide range of wireless features and components to provide simple, affordable home security, energy management and home automation. "
target: Space Monkey
Space Monkey is an innovative cloud storage company. Space Monkey uses a peer-to-peer network, rather than a data center, to offer greater speed, security and cost savings for personal storage. It provides all the benefits of a traditional cloud service, but at a fraction of the cost.
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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.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

FLEX Capital, acquired Nitrado

synopsis: FLEX Capital, a German private equity fund, has acquired a majority stake in Nitrado, a German provider of game hosting services. Nitrado offers servers for popular games such as Minecraft, Rust, Counter-Strike: Source and more. They also offer voice servers for communication programs and hosting services for video game developers.
buyer: FLEX Capital
FLEX Capital is a private equity fund for profitable and growing companies in the German internet and software industries. FLEX Capital focuses on passionate companies that have grown into tech leaders on their own. "
target: Nitrado
Nitrado is a German provider of game hosting services. Nitrado offers servers for popular games such as ARK: Survival Evolved, Minecraft, Rust, Counter-Strike: Source and more. They also offer voice servers for communication programs and hosting services for video game developers.
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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.
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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.
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$6.61
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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.
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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.
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$14
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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.
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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.
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closed 7/26/2006 via BusinessWire

eNom, Inc., acquired BulkRegister L.L.C.

synopsis: eNom, Inc., has completed the purchase of the business and operations of BulkRegister LLC. Already one of the largest registrars in the world in terms of domain names under management, the addition of BulkRegister gives eNom an additional 1.5 million domain names, and 35,000 bulk membership customers.
buyer parent: Demand Media, Inc.
buyer: eNom, Inc.
eNom is an ICANN accredited company offering world-class Internet domain name services at competitive prices. eNom specializes in domain name registration and related services, and is the #1 reseller registrar, according to Name Intelligence(R), with the largest and most active distribution network."
target parent: Alabanza Corporation
target: BulkRegister L.L.C.
If you’re like most businesses, your domain names can be priceless. They allow potential customers to find you. They reflect your branding investment. They represent your online storefront real estate.
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closed 12/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Web.com, Inc., acquired NameJet

synopsis: Web.com announced it has acquired the domain name aftermarket platform, NameJet, LLC. from Tucows, Inc. NameJet consolidates an exclusive inventory of expired and deleted domains from top domain name registrars and makes them available for auction.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com is the marketing partner for businesses wanting to connect with more customers and grow. They apply their expertise to deliver solutions that owners need to market and manage businesses, from building brands online to reaching more customers or growing relationships with existing customers. "
target parent: Tucows Inc.
target: NameJet
NameJet is a domain name aftermarket company that consolidates an exclusive inventory of expired and deleted domains from top domain name registrars and makes them available for auction. NameJet provides solutions for customers who are attempting to acquire the domain name registration rights.
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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.
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closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH

synopsis: Tucows, a provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, announced that it has acquired all the shares of EPAG Domainservices GmbH from QSC AG. EPAG, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs. "
target parent: QSC AG
target: EPAG Domainservices GmbH
EPAG Domainservices GmbH, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains (TLDs).
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announced 5/6/2008 via PR Newswire

Hostopia, will purchase shared hosting customer assets from Tucows Inc.

synopsis: Hostopia.com, Inc. and Tucows Inc. signed a definitive agreement for Hostopia to purchase certain of Tucows' shared hosting customer assets including approximately 14,000 Domain Direct, NetIdentity and ItsYourDomain.com (IYD) customer accounts.
buyer: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers. "
seller: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. is a leading wholesaler of Internet services to a global network of more than 6,000 resellers such as ISPs and web hosting companies. Tucows provides a range of outsourced Internet services and products.
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closed 7/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired ItsYourDomain.com

synopsis: Tucows Inc. has acquired ItsYourDomain.com, a privately held, profitable ICANN-accredited registrar offering domain services through a worldwide wholesale network of over 2,500 affiliates. Tucows will pay US$10.35 million in cash for IYD with the opportunity for IYD to realize a further US$1.05 million based on specific targets.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. is a leading wholesaler of Internet services to a global network of more than 6,000 resellers such as ISPs and web hosting companies. Tucows provides a range of outsourced Internet services and products. "
target: ItsYourDomain.com
Innerwise, Inc. d/b/a ItsYourDomain.com (IYD) is a leading U.S.-based registrar with more than 700,000 domain names under management. IYD has operations for retail, large portfolio, and affiliate customers.
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closed 6/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired Mailbank.com Inc.

synopsis: Tucows Inc. today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Mailbank.com Inc. (DBA NetIdentity), effective today. Consideration for the transaction was approximately US$18 million, payable in a combination of cash, promissory notes and the issue of approximately 3,603,000 shares of common stock to the stockholders of NetIdentity.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. is a leading wholesaler of Internet services to a global network of more than 6,000 resellers such as ISPs and web hosting companies. Tucows provides a range of outsourced Internet services and products. "
target: Mailbank.com Inc.
Netidentity is centered around the idea of helping people communicate with a permanent, personalized Internet email address. With Netidentity's service you can use your own name as your email address or your Website address.
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closed 8/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Corporation Service Company, acquired NetNames

synopsis: HgCapital has announced that it has agreed the sale of NetNames, a leading provider of global brand protection and internet domain name management services, to CSC, a US-based, leading provider of business administration services to corporations.
buyer: Corporation Service Company
Corporation Service Company provides matter management, corporate compliance, and trustee services; corporate identity protection services to top global brands; and due diligence and transactional services to the world’s largest financial institutions. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions.
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closed 4/29/2014 via PR Newswire

NetNames, acquired WebIP

synopsis: NetNames, the global leader in online brand protection and corporate domain name management, has acquired WebIP, a leader in corporate domain name management in the Australian market.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions. NetNames also protects digital assets of global brands "
target: WebIP
Web IP is an Australian based ICANN accredited registrar providing online brand management solutions to large corporate and Government organisations. The Web IP head office is located in central Melbourne, Australia, with a client base spanning Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the U.S.
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closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired Universal Properties Corp.

synopsis: Rebellion Media has completed the acquisition of Universal Properties, a portfolio of direct navigation domains and established websites including osha.com, findanyone.com, HazwoperTraining.com and whmisdirect.com.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform. "
target: Universal Properties Corp.
Universal Properties Corp. is an online digital property company. They own and manage several thousand Top Level generic domain names for optimized paid search and web developement purposes. They also design and build out custom full-scale web services and innovative mobile applications.
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announced 9/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Group NBT plc

synopsis: London midmarket fund HgCapital LLP announced an agreed take-private offer for British Web-hosting company Group NBT plc. Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: Group NBT plc (GB:NBT:$79.47)
Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide. The company offers managed hosting services in the United Kingdom and continental Europe under the NetBenefit brand name.
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closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH

synopsis: Tucows, a provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, announced that it has acquired all the shares of EPAG Domainservices GmbH from QSC AG. EPAG, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs. "
target parent: QSC AG
target: EPAG Domainservices GmbH
EPAG Domainservices GmbH, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains (TLDs).
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closed 2/24/2009 via BusinessWire

Sedo.com, LLC, acquired RevenueDirect

synopsis: Sedo, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names, announced the acquisition of RevenueDirect, a provider of top-tier domain parking services for professional domain investors. The acquisition of RevenueDirect’s substantial customer base significantly increases Sedo’s North American market share.
buyer parent: United Internet AG
buyer: Sedo.com, LLC
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings. "
target parent: Dotster Inc.
target: RevenueDirect
RevenueDirect, based in Vancouver Washington, is a leading domain monetization service provider. We offer responsive personal service, keyword optimization flexibility, and detailed automated reporting with actionable intelligence about domain traffic.
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closed 11/23/2009 via Market Wire

Metatron, Inc., acquired PB Magic, Inc.

synopsis: Metatron, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of PB Magic, Inc. Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
buyer: Metatron, Inc. (MRNJ:$0.20)
Metatron Inc. is a diversified internet holding company with a mission to harness the power of today's online and wireless consumer interactivity to make daily life easier, more productive and more entertaining for people all over the world. "
target: PB Magic, Inc.
Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
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closed 12/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Alibaba.com Corporation, acquired China Civilink

synopsis: Alibaba.com has completed a share purchase agreement of China Civilink which operates as HiChina Web Solutions, a leading eCommerce company that provides domain name registration. This was the first of a two phase deal with Alibaba.com acquiring 85 percent of HiChina.
buyer: Alibaba.com Corporation (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba.com is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay. "
target parent: SYNNEX Information Technologies
target: China Civilink
China Civilink operates as HiChina Web Solutions, and is the leading Internet application service provider in China. HiChina provides comprehensive Internet application services to businesses, including domain services, hosting services, and email systems.
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closed 12/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Oversee.net, acquired Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Oversee.net, a leading technology-driven online marketing solutions company, and Moniker®, one of the fastest-growing providers of domain name registration, domain asset management, and monetization services, announced that Oversee has acquired Moniker. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net is a technology-driven online media company that delivers innovative advertising and marketing solutions to the search (information.com), display advertising (revenue.net), and lead generation (low.com and degrees.com) segments. "
target parent: Seevast, Corp
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
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closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired SmartName.com

synopsis: NameMedia has acquired SmartName.com, one of the pioneers in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. As advisors to NameMedia , SmartName founders Ari Goldberger and Lawrence Fischer will continue to drive the strategy, innovation and customer service that has made SmartName an industry leader.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: SmartName.com
SmartName.com is a pioneer in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. We will work closely with you to reap the full potential of your investment with your domain name network that enhances the brand value of your domains and increases overall traffic.
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announced 8/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Seevast, Corp, will acquire Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Seevast has announced the acquisition of Moniker.com, the industry leader in domain sales and asset management, which includes domain name registration and management, live domain auctions, escrow, appraisals and domain traffic monetization services.
buyer: Seevast, Corp
Seevast will be managed by experienced, industry-recognized professionals to provide innovative Web-based marketing services for its clients. "
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BusinessWire

VerticalScope Inc., acquired ProBoards, Inc.

synopsis: Toronto-based VerticalScope Holdings Inc. has acquired ProBoards, a platform that allows users to create and operate their own online communities for free. ProBoards' platform supports hundreds of individual communities covering a wide range of subjects and represents an exciting new growth driver for VerticalScope.
buyer: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$63.87)
Based in Toronto, VerticalScope is a technology company that has built and operates a cloud-based digital platform for online enthusiast communities in high-consumer spending categories. "
target: ProBoards, Inc.
ProBoards is the largest host of free forums on the Internet, providing the best forums and customer service to help online communities thrive. Since its launch, ProBoards' proprietary software has led the industry in feature advancements and continues to set the mark for innovation.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired CloudSimple

synopsis: Google has acquired CloudSimple, a company that provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: CloudSimple
CloudSimple provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
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closed 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired OpSource, Inc.

synopsis: Dimension Data announced that it has acquired OpSource, an enterprise cloud company, in a deal that will see Dimension Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings, accelerate its cloud computing services offerings.
buyer parent: NTT Communications Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc, a specialist IT services and solution provider, helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Dimension Data applies its expertise in networking, security, operating environments, storage and contact center technologies. "
target: OpSource, Inc.
OpSource delivers Web applications and software-as-a-service for on-demand companies, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource On-Demand, the leading platform for Web application delivery, is defining how Web-based software is delivered.
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closed 5/20/2019 via PR Newswire

CherryRoad Technologies, acquired Superb Internet Corp.

synopsis: CherryRoad Technologies Inc., a leading integrator of enterprise software and digital technology solutions, has acquired Superb Internet Corp., a leading provider of cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) services to global clients, worldwide.
buyer: CherryRoad Technologies
CherryRoad Technologies is a leading integrator of enterprise software and digital technology solutions. CherryRoad Technologies provides comprehensive systems integration and consulting services that maximize their client's enterprise performance. "
target: Superb Internet Corp.
Superb Internet is a leading provider of cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) services to global clients. Superb Internet provides a comprehensive range of services, including domain registration and web-site hosting, colocation, bandwidth, dedicated servers, and cloud hosting.
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closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Globalpark GmbH, acquired WP-Experts GMBH

synopsis: Globalpark, a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has acquired award-winning rich Internet application and business portal designers, WP-Experts. The acquisition adds manpower and expertise to the software development team, and WP-Experts' two principals will join the Globalpark executive board.
buyer: Globalpark GmbH
Globalpark provides panel community and survey software that enables organizations to manage what matters across the enterprise. By capturing feedback and tracking behaviour of customers, employees and partners, they gain insights that drive better business decisions. "
target: WP-Experts GMBH
WP-Experts design and implement custom enterprise portals for international clients like Bayer, UBS, Generali and PricewaterhouseCoopers. They have a strong focus on Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Rapid Application Development (RAD).
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cancelled 6/21/2006 via Reuters

Web.com, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of WebSource Media, LLC.

synopsis: Web.com Inc. said it has filed to rescind its recent acquisition of privately held WebSource Media LLC, announced about a month ago. The company said U.S. Federal Trade Commission had recently filed a sealed action against WebSource Media and its members, alleging unfair business practices prior to the acquisition.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com, Inc., formerly Interland, Inc., is the leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. "
target: WebSource Media, LLC.
There are still thousands of businesses and organizations that do not utilize the power of the Internet. With customers of every type in every state, WebSource Media has set the pace for the Web site creation industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Name.com

synopsis: Demand Media®, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Denver-based Name.com, a domain name registrar known for its strong retail footprint, award-winning customer service and creative spirit. The acquisition is intended to expand Demand Media’s platform as it prepares for the historic release of new Top Level Domains.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers to expand their online presence. "
target: Name.com
Founded in 2003, Name.com customers have registered nearly 1.5 million domains, and use the company’s tools and services to grow their online presence. Name.com provides a direct channel to reach consumers and small businesses as they develop and manage their online identities.
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closed 10/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Network Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Network Solutions from NetSol Holdings LLC. Network Solutions offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. is a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small and medium businesses. Web.com meets the needs of small and medium businesses anywhere along their lifecycle by offering a full range of online services and support. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Network Solutions, LLC
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
price ($mm)
$794
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$90
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
8.8x
closed 3/8/2007 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Network Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Network Solutions, the leading provider of online solutions for small businesses, announced that General Atlantic, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions from Najafi Companies (formerly Pivotal Private Equity). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Network Solutions, Inc.
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
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ChinaNetCenter
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EBITDA ($mm)
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