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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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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
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$7
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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)
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$21
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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
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$950
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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.
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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.
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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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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 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:$723.86)
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. "
target: Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and content development services.
price ($mm)
$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:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: Nexo Systems, Inc.
Nexo Systems, Inc., a privately held on-line sharing and group services company that has developed a platform for easily creating customized, content-rich personal and group websites.
price ($mm)
$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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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

NexusTek, acquired Notonsite, Inc.

synopsis: NexusTek, a Cisco and Microsoft Partner and Cloud Solutions Provider, has acquired Notonsite, a cloud and IT services company. Notonsite specializes in providing IT outsourcing, IT consulting, and cloud services to small businesses. With the acquisition, NexusTek inherits a strong presence in the Southwestern region of the United States.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: NexusTek
NexusTek, an SSAE 16 SOC II certified company, designs problem-solving and efficiency-minded IT solutions that bring together storage, virtualization, unified communications and collaboration, data protection, and networking technologies from the world’s foremost technology leaders. "
target: Notonsite, Inc.
NotOnsite is an IT services company specializing in providing IT outsourcing, IT consulting, and cloud services to small businesses. With more than a decade of experience building and managing IT services companies, NotOnsite supports data infrastructure, providing the best solution to IT problems.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

G3 Comms merged with Connect Managed Services,

synopsis: G3 Comms, a UK specialist integrator and expert advisor with over 30 years’ experience and an award-winning team of engineers, has announced its merger with Connect Managed Services, UK's leading Customer Experience and Unified Communications managed services provider for global businesses.
buyer: Connect Managed Services
Headquartered in the UK, Connect Managed Services is the world’s leading Customer Experience (CX) and Unified Communications (UC) managed services provider for global businesses. It supports a diverse range of blue-chip organizations across the globe. "
target parent: Apiary Capital
target: G3 Comms
Headquartered in the UK, G3 Comms is a specialist integrator and expert advisor with over 30 years’ experience and an award-winning team of engineers. G3 Comms builds and deploys Unified Communications and Contact Centers for enterprises across many sectors to facilitate new ways of working.
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closed 5/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bamboo Technology Group Ltd, acquired Tech OP Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Bamboo Technology Group, a leading provider of managed ICT services, has acquired Tech OP Solutions. Established in 1983, Cheltenham-UK based Tech OP provides IT managed services to small and medium sized businesses across the South West region, where they have additionally earned their reputation as a cyber security specialist.
buyer: Bamboo Technology Group Ltd
Bamboo Technology Group Ltd is a leading provider of managed ICT services. They specialize in IoT, telecom, cloud services and applications, ICT support and more. They are based in the UK. "
target: Tech OP Solutions Ltd
Established in 1983, Cheltenham-UK based Tech OP provides IT managed services to small and medium sized businesses across the South West region, where they have additionally earned their reputation as a cyber security specialist.
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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 12/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Flywheel Inc., acquired Pressmatic, Inc.

synopsis: Flywheel, a managed WordPress hosting platform built specifically for designers and creative agencies, has acquired Pressmatic, a local WordPress development application for OS X.
buyer: Flywheel Inc.
Flywheel is a managed WordPress hosting platform built specifically for designers and creative agencies. Flywheel makes it simple to build, launch, and manage client sites with its easy-to-use dashboard built from the ground up for the modern web designer. "
target: Pressmatic, Inc.
Pressmatic is a local WordPress development application for OS X. Pressmatic is used by hundreds of WordPress developers. They were founded in 2016 and are located in Colorado Springs, CO.
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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 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

WP Engine, Inc., acquired Array Themes

synopsis: WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, has acquired Array Themes. Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. "
target: Array Themes
Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BusinessWire

WP Engine, Inc., acquired StudioPress

synopsis: WP Engine, the WordPress digital experience platform, announced it has acquired StudioPress, creators of the Genesis Framework, the world’s most popular theme framework for the millions of WordPress sites that comprise 30 percent of the Web.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. "
target parent: Rainmaker Digital
target: StudioPress
StudioPress is in industry leader in the premium WordPress Theme community. They are the creators of the Genesis Framework, the world’s most popular theme framework for the millions of WordPress sites that comprise 30 percent of the Web.
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closed 5/9/2016 via PR Web

Cloud Equity Group, LLC, acquired CloudAccess.net, LLC

synopsis: Private equity investment firm Cloud Equity Group, LLC announced that a fund managed by the firm has acquired CloudAccess.net. The company is a premier cloud-based hosting and support platform for Joomla and WordPress based content managers with offices worldwide.
buyer: Cloud Equity Group, LLC
Cloud Equity Group is a strategically positioned investment management firm capitalizing on the rapidly expanding industries of web hosting and cloud-based infrastructure. "
target: CloudAccess.net, LLC
CloudAccess.net is the premiere hosting and support platform for the Joomla and WordPress content management systems. The company developed and exclusive rights to the Cloud Control Panel (CCP), a custom built application management portal that is setting new standards within the hosting industry.
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closed 2/3/2009 via PR Newswire

CVSDude, Inc., acquired SharpForge

synopsis: CVSDude, Inc. -- a pioneer in Subversion(TM) hosting and source code control services -- announced the strategic acquisition of competitor, Sharpforge.
buyer: CVSDude, Inc.
CVSDude is a leading provider of specialist source code hosting services and project management tools, serving over 2,000 commercial customers worldwide, including individuals, small startup businesses, open source teams, and Fortune 500 companies. "
target: SharpForge
SharpForge is a web based project management, collaboration and document versioning service. Small to medium sized teams will benefit from the easy to use interface to manage their internal, client and public projects.
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closed 10/26/2011 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., purchased Online Backup Business from C Infinity

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of cloud-based services for businesses, announced that it has acquired the online backup business of C Infinity, an Ireland-based provider of online data backup and hosting services for businesses. Its services include SaaS Hosting, Private Cloud Consulting, Managed Server Hosting, and more.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
seller: C Infinity
C Infinity is an Ireland-based provider of online data backup and hosting services for businesses. C Infinity helps customers to optimise resources, lower operational costs and budget by consolidating business applications and servers into a secure hosting environment.
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closed 5/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Databarracks Ltd., acquired SecuriData International

synopsis: Secure cloud backup and IT Disaster Recovery company, Databarracks, announced that it has acquired SecuriData, making it the largest British provider of managed online backup services to business. SecuriData has been providing online backup and DR services to hundreds of businesses in the UK since 2004.
buyer: Databarracks Ltd.
Established in 2003, Databarracks is one of the most technologically advanced innovators in online backup, virtualisation and the cloud, delivering effective disaster recovery and business continuity solutions to companies of all sizes and complexities. "
target: SecuriData International
SecuriData delivers the premier online backup and disaster recovery service in the UK. Online backup and disaster recovery for servers, Microsoft Small Business Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Sharepoint Server are all fully supported.
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closed 1/23/2012 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Offsite Backup Solutions, LLC

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the provider of cloud-based services for businesses, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Offsite Backup Solutions, LLC, a provider of online backup solutions. With Offsite Backup Solutions, data is backed up in a tape-like fashion where you can restore your data from any backup within the last year or more.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Offsite Backup Solutions, LLC
Offsite Backup Solutions, LLC is a Phoenix-based provider of online backup solutions. It backs up your computers and/or servers every day effortlessly and automatically. Your data is backed up in a tape-like fashion where you can restore your data from any backup within the last year or more.
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announced 5/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

Autonomy Corporation plc, will purchase Digital Storage Businesses from Iron Mountain Incorporated

synopsis: Information management firm Iron Mountain Incorporated and Autonomy Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Autonomy will acquire Iron Mountain's online backup & recovery, digital archiving and eDiscovery products.
buyer: Autonomy Corporation plc (GB:AU.:$959.14)
Autonomy Corporation plc develops and distributes infrastructure software for enterprises worldwide. The company's software organizes unstructured data from e-mail, Web pages, presentations, business applications, and other information not commonly stored in databases. "
seller: Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM:$4,243.25)
Iron Mountain Incorporated provides information management and related services for various media in North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. It offers records management, data protection and recovery, and information destruction services.
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closed 9/20/2016 via PR Newswire

StorageCraft, acquired Gillware Online Backup

synopsis: StorageCraft announced that it has acquired Gillware Online Backup to expand its existing cloud, recovery and backup platform. The Gillware Online Backup solution uses sophisticated analytics to identify the data that should be backed up and the data that should not. The Gillware team will continue to operate out of its office in Madison, Wis.
buyer: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company, develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops. "
target parent: Gillware, Inc.
target: Gillware Online Backup
Gillware Online Backup offers secure, cloud-based backup solutions for individuals and small businesses alike. Their line of comprehensive backup products includes file-based backup for laptops and desktops and image-based backup for servers.
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closed 1/21/2015 via Company Press Release

Phase 3 Marketing & Communications, acquired iDesign

synopsis: Phase 3 Marketing & Communications, a comprehensive, end-to-end marketing, PR, print and marketing logistics service provider, has acquired iDesign, a data-driven, web design firm. iDesign boasts industry expertise, leading the design and development of content management, custom applications, e-commerce, and responsive and mobile design.
buyer: Phase 3 Marketing & Communications
Phase 3 Media is a leading provider of a complete range of creative services, graphic design, web design, digital printing, warehouse and distribution services and print procurement software to large corporations throughout the Southeast. "
target: iDesign
Based in Nashville, Tenn., iDesign's 11-person team boasts industry expertise, leading the design and development of content management, custom applications, e-commerce, and responsive and mobile design.
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Matching Companies
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: 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: 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: 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: NAME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rightside
Rightside
Rightside Group provides domain name registration and related value-added services to resellers and domain name registrants. Its services enable businesses and consumers to find, establish, and maintain their digital address, the starting point for connecting with their online audience.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$218.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.41
EBIT ($mm)
($14.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
275
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Ticker: EIGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group is a technology company that helps power small and medium-sized businesses online. Through its proprietary cloud platform, Endurance provides web presence solutions including web hosting, eCommerce, eMarketing and mobile business tools.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,125.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$288.63
EBIT ($mm)
$149.28
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3901
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALOXA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oxatis SA
Oxatis SA
Oxatis provides award-winning SaaS e-Commerce solutions for small and medium sized businesses, combining ease of use, flexibility and affordability. A range of design and SEO services are also available to build and manage a successful online shop.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
166
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Ticker: ASX:RXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RXP Services
RXP Services
RXP Services Limited is a Technology services company. RXP provides consulting and professional services to a number of S&P/ASX 200 corporations and government bodies in Australia and Asia.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$112.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.42
EBIT ($mm)
$15.21
Net Income ($mm)
$9.63
Employees
742
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A042000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 Corp.
Cafe24 is a global e-commerce platform based in South Korea. Cafe24 offers hosting services and a free platform that allows businesses to build and manage their own online stores. Cafe24 provides store owners with convenient selling methods while offering customers a simple purchasing experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$143.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:BIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BuildingIQ
BuildingIQ helps building owners and operators worldwide lower energy use, increase building operations efficiency and enhance tenant comfort. The Company’s 5i cloud-based platform and Managed Services deliver on the promise of Internet of Things (IoT) for buildings with none of the drawbacks.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TEUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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