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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 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

ChannelGrabber merged with Cloud Commerce Pro,

synopsis: Cloud Commerce Pro and ChannelGrabber, the two most-trusted providers of omni-channel eCommerce software, jointly announced the acquisition of ChannelGrabber by Cloud Commerce Pro. ChannelGrabber builds intuitive, easy to use eCommerce software that helps retailers sell more, through any channel, delight their customers and conquer administration.
buyer: Cloud Commerce Pro
Cloud Commerce Pro provides a comprehensive set of eCommerce tools for omni-channel retailers enabling them to manage their business through multiple sales destinations through a single, powerful software platform. They are based in the UK. "
target: ChannelGrabber
ChannelGrabber builds intuitive, easy to use eCommerce software that helps retailers sell more, through any channel, delight their customers and conquer administration. They are based in the UK.
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announced 11/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., will acquire k-eCommerce

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a Canadian leader in information technology, will acquire kCentric Technologies Inc. (k-eCommerce), a leading provider of e-commerce solutions designed for Microsoft Dynamics and SAP Business One ecosystems and servicing the specific needs of mid-sized enterprises.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.58)
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. is a Canadian leader in information technology offering strategic sourcing and unified commerce solutions as well as B2B marketplaces. Mediagrif's solutions are used by thousands of businesses in North America and around the world. "
target: k-eCommerce
k-eCommerce is a leader in integrated e-commerce and payment solutions designed for Microsoft Dynamics and SAP Business One. The company simplifies and accelerates online sales and payment, offering businesses an omnichannel e-commerce platform and supporting both B2B and B2C engagement models.
price ($mm)
$12
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announced 11/4/2019 via Bloomberg

TrueCommerce, Inc., will acquire Netalogue

synopsis: TrueCommerce, a company that revolutionizes trading partner connectivity by linking suppliers, retail hubs and end consumers in one global commerce network, will acquire Netalogue, a publicly quoted market leading ecommerce platform provider. Netalogue specializes in high end affordable ebusiness website platforms.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: TrueCommerce, Inc.
TrueCommerce revolutionizes trading partner connectivity by linking suppliers, retail hubs and end consumers in one global commerce network. TrueCommerce's Global Commerce Network includes over 92,000 pre-connected retailers, distributors and logistics service providers. "
target: Netalogue (NTLP:$1.69)
Founded in 2001 Netalogue is a publicly quoted market leading ecommerce platform provider specialising in high end affordable ebusiness website platforms for distributors, wholesalers, retailers, multi-channel and pureplay ecommerce suppliers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.07 [$6.07]
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
16.0x
announced 9/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Endurance International Group, will acquire Ecomdash

synopsis: Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, will acquire Ecomdash, a software solutions provider that enables inventory management, distribution, and multichannel marketplace listings for ecommerce retailers.
buyer: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,125.05)
Endurance International Group helps millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to enhance their online web presence, email marketing, business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, and Domain.com, among others. "
target: Ecomdash
Ecomdash is a full-cycle inventory management platform that streamlines operations for online retailers. Merchants can manage their multichannel ecommerce inventory, product listings, sales orders, and shipping processes on marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay, as well as other ecommerce websites.
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$9.60
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closed 8/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Syndigo LLC, acquired Sellpoints, Inc.

synopsis: Syndigo, a leading technology-driven product information and syndication company, and a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, announced the acquisition of SellPoints, an eCommerce optimization platform and a subsidiary of ConversionPoint Technologies.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Syndigo LLC
Syndigo is a global leader in product content management solutions. Syndigo offers an integrated SaaS-based platform that allows companies to create, manage, and syndicate all of their product content. Their clients include leading brands, retailers, restaurants, and medical device manufacturers. "
target parent: ConversionPoint Technologies
target: Sellpoints, Inc.
Sellpoints is an e-Commerce technology provider dedicated to helping brands and retailers sell more online. It achieves this by attracting qualified shoppers to product pages using traditional traffic acquisition channels (SEO, PPC) as well as innovative, predictive advertising solutions.
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closed 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Handshake Corp.

synopsis: E-commerce platform Shopify has acquired Handshake, a New York startup that offers a commerce platform for businesses that sell wholesale goods. The Handshake B2B Commerce platform makes buying and selling simple, intuitive and mobile. Sales reps and their customers can rapidly place orders on any device, anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$1,179.37)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Handshake Corp.
Handshake is the B2B eCommerce platform that helps manufacturers and distributors grow. The Handshake B2B Commerce platform makes buying and selling simple, intuitive and mobile. Sales reps and their customers can rapidly place orders on any device, anywhere, anytime.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Shopmatic Pte. Ltd., acquired Octopus Retail Management Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: E-commerce solutions startup Shopmatic is acquiring brick-and-mortar solutions specialist Octopus Retail Management as it pursues an omnichannel retail strategy. Singapore-based Octopus offers cloud-based omnichannel management software to physical stores.
buyer: Shopmatic Pte. Ltd.
Shopmatic is an international ecommerce company that was launched with the intent of helping anyone going online, succeed in selling their products and services. Shopmatic helps users develop their own unique web store and list them on marketplaces and social channels. "
target: Octopus Retail Management Pte. Ltd.
Singapore-based Octopus offers cloud-based omnichannel management software to physical stores. Octopus offers a complete suite of retail management solutions from the Point of Sales (POS) to the back-of-house inventory to customer relationship management and eCommerce.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

DotSoft merged with Solucia Sarl,

synopsis: DotSoft has merged with Solucia, a French provider of omnichannel solutions for distance selling and e-commerce. DotSoft is a French provider of SaaS-based solutions for the retail industry. DotSoft's DS Smart Commerce platform provides retailers with solutions for POS, CRM, e-commerce, business management, and more.
buyer: Solucia Sarl
Solucia is a French provider of omnichannel solutions for distance selling and e-commerce. Solucia offers solutions for supply management, inventory management, customer relationship management, marketing, content management systems, sales and more. "
target: DotSoft
DotSoft is a French provider of SaaS-based solutions for the retail industry. DotSoft's DS Smart Commerce platform provides retailers with solutions for POS, CRM, e-commerce, business management, and more. DotSoft enables brands to revolutionize their sales, customer relationships and marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Think3, acquired SLI Systems

synopsis: ESW Capital LLC has acquired SLI Systems, a cloud-based search platform that enables the world's top retailers to convert shoppers into buyers, increase order values, and generate more traffic. SLI will become part of ESW's Think3 portfolio, a $1 billion private equity fund designed to enable SaaS founders to take more shots on goal.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: Think3
Think3 is a $1 billion private equity fund designed to enable SaaS founders to take more shots on goal. They purchase SaaS companies and enable a unique transition process that empowers founders and their teams to then launch their next startup. "
target: SLI Systems
SLI Systems accelerates e-commerce for the world's top retailers by converting shoppers into buyers, maximizing order values and generating more traffic. They are headquartered in New Zealand.
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closed 8/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., acquired Monopos Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Toppan Printing, a Japanese printing company, has acquired Monopos from IROYA, a Japanese company that sells apparel for men and women. Monopos is a Japanese company that offers a one stop SaaS solution for retailers. The company's platform offers solutions for inventory management, e-commerce, POS, and omni-channel customer data management.
buyer: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (TSE:7911:$13,066.07)
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (Toppan) is a Japanese printing company. Toppan provides commercial printing and related services to clients in Asia, the United States, and Europe. The company's operations are broadly divided into Information & Communication, Living & Industry, and Electronics. "
target parent: IROYA K.K.
target: Monopos Co., Ltd.
Monopos is a Japanese company that offers a one stop SaaS solution that helps retailers maximize their sales opportunities. The company's platform offers solutions for inventory management, e-commerce, POS, and omni-channel customer data management.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BusinessWire

Stamps.com, acquired MetaPack Ltd

synopsis: Stamps.com® announced that it has completed its acquisition of MetaPack Ltd., a United Kingdom based company that provides the world’s leading multi-carrier enterprise-level solution to many of the world’s preeminent e-commerce retailers and brands.
buyer: Stamps.com (STMP:$520.72)
Stamps.com is the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions to over 725 thousand customers, including consumers, small businesses, e-commerce shippers, enterprises, and high volume shippers. "
target: MetaPack Ltd
MetaPack helps e-commerce and delivery professionals to meet with the consumer’s growing expectations of delivery, whilst maintaining and optimizing operational efficiency. MetaPack’s SaaS solution offers a wide range of personalized delivery services.
price ($mm)
$218
rev ($mm)
$47
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4.6x
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linx S.A., acquired Digital Commerce Group

synopsis: Linx, the Brazilian technology company for retail, has announced the purchase of Digital Commerce Group (DCG Soluções), owner of EZ Commerce. Founded in 2007, Brazil-based Digital Commerce Group (DCG) has been in the e-commerce technology market for over a decade and provides e-commerce platforms.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$178.21)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target: Digital Commerce Group
Founded in 2007, Brazil-based Digital Commerce Group (DCG) has been in the e-commerce technology market for over a decade. DCG provides e-commerce platforms including EZ Commerce for small and medium businesses, CORE for large businesses and Octopus, an integrated sales solution in all marketplaces.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 5/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Quantum Retail Technology, Inc., acquired Symphony Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: Quantum Retail Technology, Inc. announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based, leading Commerce-as-a-Service provider, Symphony Commerce, Inc. Symphony is the only ready-to-go commerce platform, built to orchestrate multi-channel commerce from store to door.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: Quantum Retail Technology, Inc.
Quantum Retail Technology is the industry's leading innovator of retail-focused supply chain management and inventory optimization solutions. Their retail platform software is designed to increase retailer's profitability in an increasingly dynamic marketplace. "
target: Symphony Commerce, Inc.
Symphony is the only ready-to-go commerce platform, built to orchestrate multi-channel commerce from store to door. Symphony Commerce is natively-built as a single system for orchestrating the entire flow of commerce, from shopping through orders, inventory, and fulfillment orchestration.
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closed 3/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

GTCR, LLC, Sycamore Partners, acquired CommerceHub

synopsis: GTCR and Sycamore, two leading private equity firms, acquired all outstanding shares of CommerceHub, a distributed commerce network that helps retailers and brands expand product assortments, promote and sell on the channels that perform, and offer rapid, on-time customer delivery.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Sycamore Partners
GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare, Technology and Media & Telecommunications industries. Sycamore Partners is a private equity firm based in New York specializing in retail and consumer investments. "
target: CommerceHub (CHUB.K:$111.12)
CommerceHub is a distributed commerce network that helps retailers and brands expand product assortments, promote and sell on the channels that perform, and offer rapid, on-time customer delivery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,009 [$989]
rev ($mm)
$111
EBITDA ($mm)
$32
EV / rev
9.5x
EV / EBITDA
33.1x
announced 2/21/2018 via Company Press Release

DataDot Technology Limited, will acquire Beston Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian DataDot Technology Limited and Beston Global Food Company Limited (BFC) have executed Heads of Agreement (HoA) in relation to a merger of BFC’s wholly-owned technology company, Beston Technologies. Beston Technologies provides a platform for the retail industry that enables purchasing, tracking, tracing and authentication of products.
buyer: DataDot Technology Limited (ASX:DDT:$3.92)
DataDot Technology Limited provides world leading asset identification, management, protection and authentication solutions that deliver value to customers. "
target parent: Beston Global Food Company Limited
target: Beston Technologies Pty Ltd
Beston Technologies creates state of the art, innovative, and disruptive solutions for the Retail Industry. Beston Technologies’ platform enables consumers and resellers to conveniently purchase, track, trace and authenticate products using patent pending/trademarked technologies.
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$10
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closed 12/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

KWI, acquired BestRetail

synopsis: Cloud-based retail technology platform KWI announced the acquisition of e-commerce company BestRetail. BestRetail has quickly become one of the leading e-commerce platforms for top fashion brands such Steven Alan, Echo Design and J. Lindeberg. They offer an SaaS eCommerce platform to manage all aspects of an online retail flagship.
buyer: KWI
KWI is a leader of cloud based retail solutions. KWI offers a complete commerce solution for specialty retailers of all size. KWI’s cloud based technology solutions include point of sale, merchandising, eCommerce, CRM and Loss prevention for brands. "
target: BestRetail
BestRetail is an enterprise eCommerce solution provider which offers a comprehensive cloud based retail eCommerce platform. They offer an SaaS eCommerce platform that provides a comprehensive set of turn-key features and services to manage all aspects of an online retail flagship.
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closed 12/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ConversionPoint Technologies, acquired Sellpoints, Inc.

synopsis: ConversionPoint Technologies Inc., a complementary group of e-Commerce technology providers that are changing how brands, advertisers and agencies connect with, acquire and retain customers, has acquired Sellpoints, Inc., an e-Commerce technology provider dedicated to helping retailers sell more online.
buyer: ConversionPoint Technologies
ConversionPoint Technologies Inc. is a high-growth, eCommerce technology platform that empowers direct-to-consumer performance marketing. The company’s technology suite include a media optimization solution to optimize ad purchases and lower customer acquisition costs, and a CRM platform "
target: Sellpoints, Inc.
Sellpoints is an e-Commerce technology provider dedicated to helping brands and retailers sell more online. It achieves this by attracting qualified shoppers to product pages using traditional traffic acquisition channels (SEO, PPC) as well as innovative, predictive advertising solutions.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Web

Shore Points Capital, acquired GenAlpha Technologies

synopsis: Shore Points Capital, a private equity firm based in New York, NY, is pleased to announce that it has led the acquisition of GenAlpha Technologies, LLC. Headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, GenAlpha offers a comprehensive suite of software and services with a complete aftermarket solution for original equipment manufacturers.
buyer: Shore Points Capital
Shore Points Capital is a NY-based private equity firm focusing on equity investments in lower middle market businesses. Shore Points Capital has significant experience and track record investing across a variety of industries, with a particular emphasis on business-to-business/enterprise software. "
target: GenAlpha Technologies
Headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, GenAlpha offers a comprehensive suite of software and services with a complete aftermarket solution for original equipment manufacturers.
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closed 8/29/2017 via PR Newswire

True Wind Capital, acquired ARI Network Services, Inc.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., a provider of SaaS, software tools and marketing services that help dealers, distributors and manufacturers Sell More Stuff, announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of True Wind Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in leading technology companies.
buyer: True Wind Capital
True Wind Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm managing $560 million. True Wind is focused on investing in leading technology companies. True Wind is a value-added partner, providing support and expertise that is rooted in 50+ years of collective investing experience. "
target: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc., offers an award-winning suite of SaaS, software tools, and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff – online and in-store.
price ($mm)[EV]
$123 [$133]
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.1x
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 4/11/2019 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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$125
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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)
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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)
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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.
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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)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)
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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.
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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)
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announced 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

HostPapa, will purchase Shared Web Hosting Brands from Add2Net, Inc.

synopsis: Add2Net, Inc. a leader for numerous web hosting brands and web-based companies, announced a definitive agreement to sell several of its web hosting brands to Canadian based company HostPapa. HostPapa will acquire Lunarpages, PacificHost, Santa Barbara Web Hosting and E-Solutions.
buyer: HostPapa
HostPapa, based in Burlington, Ontario, is a web hosting and cloud-based service provider to small businesses across the globe. HostPapa's commitment is to provide a complete array of enterprise-grade solutions to every small business owner. "
seller: Add2Net, Inc.
The acquisition includes the web hosting brands Lunarpages, PacificHost, Santa Barbara Web Hosting and E-Solutions from Add2Net, Inc., a leader for numerous web hosting brands and web-based companies.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., will acquire Dreamscape Networks Limited

synopsis: Web.com, a web technology company that helps users build an online presence will acquire Singapore-based Dreamscape Networks Limited, the leading online solutions provider in Australia and Southeast Asia. Dreamscape Networks provides simple, innovative online solutions to assist customers establish, build, maintain, and grow their online presence.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com is a leading web technology company servicing millions of customers around the world. Through a portfolio of brands—Web.com, Network Solutions, and Register.com—Web.com helps customers of all sizes build an online presence that delivers results. "
target: Dreamscape Networks Limited (ASX:DN8:$46.54)
Singapore-based Dreamscape Networks an online solutions provider with leading brands Crazy Domains, Vodien, and Sitebeat.com. Dreamscape Networks offers affordable and easy to use online solutions that help businesses and independents establish, build, maintain, and grow their online presence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73 [$85]
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
14.1x
closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Miss Group, acquired FS Data AB

synopsis: Manchester-headquartered Miss Group, an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services, has acquired FS Data, one of Sweden's largest and well-established providers of web hosting, servers, domain names and email.
buyer: Miss Group
UK’s Miss Group is an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services at favorable prices such as Web Hosting, Domain Registration, VPS, Dedicated Servers, Sitebuilder, SSL-Certificate, SEO Tools, Web Security and Domain Management. "
target: FS Data AB
FS Data is one of Sweden's largest and well-established providers of web hosting, servers, domain names and email. The business was one of the first companies to offer registration of .SE domains.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Miss Group, acquired ISPHuset

synopsis: Manchester-headquartered Miss Group, an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services, has acquired ISPHuset, a Norwegian web hosting company and domain registrar specializing in domain names, hosted exchange, virtual and dedicated servers.
buyer: Miss Group
UK’s Miss Group is an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services at favorable prices such as Web Hosting, Domain Registration, VPS, Dedicated Servers, Sitebuilder, SSL-Certificate, SEO Tools, Web Security and Domain Management. "
target: ISPHuset
ISPHuset is a Norwegian web hosting company and domain registrar specializing in domain names, hosted exchange, virtual and dedicated servers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Loopia AB, acquired .SE Direkt

synopsis: .SE Direkt, a Swedish domain registering company that has been part of The Swedish Internet Foundation since 2009 has been acquired by Loopia, one of Scandinavia’s largest web hosting companies. The acquisition of .SE Direkt is an important part of Loopias strategy to consolidate the domain name and web hosting market in the Nordic region.
buyer parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
buyer: Loopia AB
Loopia is one of Scandinavia’s largest web hosting companies. It provides web hosting and domain name services at a low cost. Loopia has helped more than 225,000 companies set up websites, emails, and e-commerce sites quickly and easily. "
target parent: The Swedish Internet Foundation
target: .SE Direkt
.SE Direkt is a Swedish domain registering company. .SE Direkt has almost 122,000 .se domain names under management with 87,000 customers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

NameSilo Technologies Corp., acquired NamePal

synopsis: NameSilo Technologies Corp, an investing company in both the public and private markets, has acquired NamePal, an ICANN domain name registrar and provider of domain registration, web hosting, email and SSL services.
buyer: NameSilo Technologies Corp. (OTCPK:NTCE:$2.56)
NameSilo Technologies Corp. invests its capital in companies and opportunities which management. The company makes investments in both public and private markets and focuses on opportunities in a wide variety of industries excluding the resource and resource service sectors. "
target: NamePal
NamePal is an ICANN domain name registrar and provider of domain registration, web hosting, email and SSL services. NamePal's product, Fetch!, is an innovative domain backorder service that uses aggregator technology to capture and deliver expiring domain names, through an auction process.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

dogado GmbH, acquired Checkdomain GmbH

synopsis: dogado, a German cloud hosting provider that specializes in small and medium sized business customers, has acquired Checkdomain, one of Germany's leading domain registrar and hosting providers. Checkdomain offers webhosting, a website builder, SSL certificates, and more.
buyer parent: Triton
buyer: dogado GmbH
dogado is a German cloud hosting provider that specializes in small and medium sized business customers. dogado offers cloud, domain, and web hosting services to over 190,000 customers. dogado helps small and medium sized businesses to take advantage of the internet and improve their business. "
target: Checkdomain GmbH
Checkdomain is one of Germany's leading domain registrar and hosting providers. With around 800 TLDs from all over the world, Checkdomain supports almost every combination of domain extension and desired domain name. Checkdomain offers webhosting, a website builder, SSL certificates, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

1&1 Internet, Inc., will acquire World4You Internet Services GmbH

synopsis: 1&1 Internet, one of the world's leading web hosting providers, will acquire World4You, a leading provider of web hosting solutions in Austria. World4You offers highly available website and domain solutions at an affordable price.
buyer parent: United Internet AG
buyer: 1&1 Internet, Inc.
1&1 Internet is one of the world's leading web hosting providers. 1&1 manages over 19 million domain names and operates over 70,000 servers in their state-of-the-art, green data centers. 1&1 offers users every available resource to easily and affordably create and maintain an optimal Web presence. "
target: World4You Internet Services GmbH
Founded in 1998, World4You is a leading provider of web hosting solutions in Austria. World4You offers highly available website and domain solutions at an affordable price. Their datacenters feature state-of-the-art hardware and are video-monitored to ensure that they are secure and protected.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 7/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire KeyDrive S.A.

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, will acquire KeyDrive, a Luxembourg-based company that offers internet related services with a focus on domain registration. KeyDrive offers over 1,000 top-level and second-level domain extensions, including country-code extensions like .DE, .IN or .COM.BR.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$88.62)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: KeyDrive S.A.
KeyDrive is a Luxembourg-based company that offers internet related services with a focus on domain registration. They offer over 1,000 top-level and second-level domain extensions, including country-code extensions like .DE, .IN or .COM.BR as well as generic extensions like .COM, .NET and .ORG.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
closed 6/26/2018 via Company Press Release

AWA, acquired Dotkeeper

synopsis: AWA, a leading intellectual property firm, has acquired Dotkeeper, a domain name company that provides service and strategic services in secure domain management, domain name valuation, domain monitoring, domain security and acquisition.
buyer: AWA
Based in Sweden, AWA is a leading intellectual property (IP) law firm with presence in Europe and Asia. Their clients are innovation-intensive companies, ranging from startups to owners of the world’s most well-known brands and patent portfolios. "
target: Dotkeeper
Based in Sweden, Dotkeeper provides service and strategic services in secure domain management, domain name valuation, domain monitoring, domain security and acquisition. Their vision is to help companies protect and process their important assets in a simple and smart way.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Axcel Industriinvestor A/S, acquired Loopia AB

synopsis: Axcel, a Nordic private equity firm, has acquired Loopia from Visma, the largest software company in the Nordic region. Loopia is one of Scandinavia’s largest web hosting companies. Loopia provides web hosting and domain name services and has helped more than 225,000 companies set up websites, emails, and e-commerce sites quickly and easily.
buyer: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
Founded in 1994, Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Danish and international investors. Axcel has made 49 platform investments, more than 90 major add-on investments and 38 exits. "
target parent: Visma ASA
target: Loopia AB
Founded in 1999, Loopia is one of Scandinavia’s largest web hosting companies. Loopia provides web hosting and domain name services at a low cost. Loopia has helped more than 225,000 companies set up websites, emails, and e-commerce sites quickly and easily.
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Bridgeline Digital is developer of the award-winning iAPPS Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions. The iAPPS platform integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites or eCommerce web stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
55
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:TKX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrackX Inc.
TrackX Inc.
TrackX, based in Denver, Colorado, is an enterprise Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platform provider leveraging multiple auto-ID technologies for the comprehensive management of physical assets. TrackX’s Global Asset Management for the Enterprise (G.A.M.E.) enables the IIoT.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: AIM:ATQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC launched its merchandising platform, Freestyle Merchandising, in 2009. It provides product recommendations, site search and visual merchandising. The company now has over 120 clients including Vans, boohoo.com and Superdry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
133
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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: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: TSXV:OEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memex Automation
Astrix Networks Inc., operating under the trade name Memex Automation, is a leading Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: NCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, healthcare, entertainment, and public sector organizations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,830.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$885.00
EBIT ($mm)
$715.00
Net Income ($mm)
$168.00
Employees
34000
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Ticker: TSX:LSPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$84.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.11)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
714
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSE:6947
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zuken Inc.
Zuken's proprietary software and services have provided wide-reaching support for various manufacturing processes. These software and services are utilized by corporations across the globe engaged in the development of electronics, automobiles, industrial machinery and other cutting-edge products.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$25.82
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1267
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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: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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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: TCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc.
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.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$186.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.91
EBIT ($mm)
$24.47
Net Income ($mm)
$16.35
Employees
325
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Ticker: ASX:MLB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Melbourne IT Ltd.
Melbourne IT Ltd.
Melbourne IT helps organisations of all sizes to successfully do business online. Their complete portfolio of cloud-based technology services drives business effectiveness and profitability for many customers in Australia and around the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$126.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.16
EBIT ($mm)
$14.31
Net Income ($mm)
$8.06
Employees
559
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Ticker: ASX:DN8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dreamscape Networks Limited
Dreamscape Networks Limited
Dreamscape Networks Limited is a Singapore-based provider of domain names, hosting and technology solutions. Dreamscape Networks offers affordable and easy to use online solutions that help businesses and independents establish, build, maintain and grow their online presence.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.95
EBIT ($mm)
$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$2.49
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:IAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited is a leading supplier of next generation IT, cloud and IP telephony services. Established in 2003 and listed in 2013, they are one of the few providers in the market that offers a full suite of IT and telecommunications products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$67.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.76
Net Income ($mm)
$0.70
Employees
71
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Ticker: OM:BINERO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Binero Group AB
Binero Group AB
Binero Group is a Swedish supplier of digital infrastructure services for companies and individuals with a wide range of services within hosting and cloud services. Binero Group offers web hosting with various complimentary services, development & management of corporate IT infrastructure, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.74
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.43
Employees
230
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Ticker: TSE:9449
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is a Japan-based internet company. GMO Internet is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading internet services worldwide. The group provides services for domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, payment processing, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,797.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$311.81
EBIT ($mm)
$224.87
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4975
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Ticker: INAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internap Network Services Corporation
Internap Network Services Corporation
Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that combine unmatched performance and platform flexibility to enable its customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$244.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.89
EBIT ($mm)
$0.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
416
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82,418.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,388.67
EBIT ($mm)
$4,141.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3,203.37
Employees
1941
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