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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Unfold Creative

synopsis: Squarespace, a dynamic all-in-one platform where customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand, acquired Unfold Creative, a startup that offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through a free app.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Unfold Creative
Unfold Creative builds tools that empower people to be more creative. It offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through an app that is available for free, with premium templates available for individual purchase or a $2.99 monthly subscription fee.
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announced 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

CapGenius, LLC will be merged with Integrate Social Group,

synopsis: CapGenius, the creative content keyboard that helps with witty and relatable captions for all social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Snapchat, announced a strategic merger with Integrate Social Group, the social media marketing powerhouse behind the viral Instagram accounts @lmao, @singers and @randomvideos.
buyer: Integrate Social Group
Integrate Social uses a data backed methodology to create and share content that resonates with Gen Z and Young Millennials. Using this methodology, and through strategic partnerships, Integrate Social has helped brands grow into multi-million and billion dollar companies. "
target: CapGenius, LLC
CapGenius acts as a simple search engine generating on-demand content and publishes it through a downloadable mobile keyboard on the App Store. Users can instantly search for captions, find relevant content, and use anywhere they access their native keyboard.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

SiteW, acquired Orson

synopsis: SiteW, a French company which specializes in online services for creating websites, has acquired Orson, a French application that allows businesses and individuals to be autonomous in creating professional and efficient websites.
buyer: SiteW
Headquartered in France, SiteW.com hosts more than 1.5 million Internet sites around the world. Its Freemium model makes it possible to create websites without the need of technical knowledge. They offer free simple sites and subscriptions for more advanced sites. "
target: Orson
Orson.io is a French application that allows businesses and individuals to be autonomous in creating professional and efficient websites. Their Orson Bot is the intelligent digital companion, that accompanies the customer and gives them the best advice to make effective websites.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

OwnLocal, Inc., acquired Sidengo

synopsis: OwnLocal, Inc. announced that they have acquired Sidengo. Founded in 2012 by Gabriel Garza and Jorge Gonzalez, Sidengo is a powerful website builder tool that allows anyone to easily create a website. Sidengo has more than 25,000 customers with active websites built using its website builder.
buyer: OwnLocal, Inc.
OwnLocal turns legacy media companies into sophisticated local digital advertising agencies. Their automated digital ad agency platform powers hundreds of local media companies, tens of thousands of small businesses, and their local ad network delivers more than 1 billion impressions every month. "
target: Sidengo
Sidengo (see-den-goh) is a do-it-yourself website builder that allows anyone without design/coding skills to create a website in minutes and embed it in Facebook or anywhere in the web. Sidengo's goal is to build the most frictionless website builder out there.
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closed 5/22/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Wikia, Inc., acquired Huddler, Inc.

synopsis: Wikia, the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant expertise in pop culture, entertainment and games, has announced the acquisition of Huddler, a San Francisco-based technology company representing a collection of enthusiast sites with roots in retail and affiliate advertising.
buyer: Wikia, Inc.
Wikia enables groups to share information, news, stories, media and opinions that fall outside the scope of an encyclopedia. Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley launched Wikia in 2004 to provide community-based wikis inspired by the model of Wikipedia. "
target: Huddler, Inc.
Huddler is an innovative digital media company and technology platform that powers some of the most knowledgeable and passionate communities online. Through their proprietary technology and platform, they make our communities more engaging for enthusiasts and marketers alike.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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closed 4/17/2014 via PR Web

KoMarketing Associates, LLC, acquired Contaxio

synopsis: KoMarketing has acquired a majority stake in social media management tool Contaxio, a second-generation social media contact management system created in 2007 by Whitley Media. Originally known as “MyTweeple,” the application allows social media users, Twitter users in particular, to easily and quickly manage your relationships on Twitter.
buyer: KoMarketing Associates, LLC
KoMarketing is a B2B online marketing agency specializing in search engine, social media, and content marketing. Celebrating over ten years of client success stories, KoMarketing helps build the connections that drive B2B business results through highly customized marketing programs. "
target parent: Whitley Media
target: Contaxio
Contaxio is a second-generation social media contact management system created in 2007. The application allows social media users, Twitter users in particular, to easily and quickly manage your relationships on Twitter.
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closed 7/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Reputation.com, Inc., acquired MySocialCloud

synopsis: Reputation.com, the market and technology leader in online reputation management and digital privacy, has acquired MySocialCloud, a cloud-based platform that enables users to securely manage all logins and passwords from a single place.
buyer: Reputation.com, Inc.
Reputation 24/7 is a United Kingdom-based online reputation management firm. It offers a simple and effective solution, by strategically influencing the volume of natural searches we can replace the negative search suggestions with positive and neutral keywords, making them seem more popular. "
target: MySocialCloud
MySocialCloud.com is an online web application that allows you to manage your online life in one simple “cloud”. Their purpose is to help people manage their online lives. MySocialCloud allows people to store usernames and passwords for automatic login to any site.
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closed 8/6/2012 via Market Wire

Jobscience, Inc., acquired Atomkeep

synopsis: Jobscience Inc. announced the acquisition of Atomkeep, a pioneer in social profile management. Atomkeep helps users sync their profile information on social networks, job boards and other internet sites. Users gain a streamlined way to validate and control their social identity across multiple sites.
buyer: Jobscience, Inc.
Jobscience is the leader in Social Relationship Management for hiring. Jobscience's agile solutions bring social, mobile and CRM processes to talent management, keeping corporations and staffing agencies connected with and attracting top talent. "
target: Atomkeep
Atomkeep helps users easily ensure that all of their social network profiles from sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Monster, Yelp and YouTube are accurate and up-to-date. Users simply build a profile on a single website and then publish it to all of his/her accounts.
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closed 11/10/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Google Inc., acquired Katango, Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired Katango, a start up company that helps people manage their online social networks. Katango is a natural fit for Google's Plus service, a 4-month-old social network that allows users to sort their friendships into different subsets that the company calls "Circles."
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$239,210.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
target: Katango, Inc.
Katango was founded to develop social algorithms that improve people's online social interaction. Katango — on iPhone, iPad, iPod and the Web — organizes its members into groups based on their interests, topics and backgrounds.
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announced 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, will acquire NewBay Software Ltd.

synopsis: Research In Motion, the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry® smartphone, is buying NewBay Software, a provider of white-label cloud-based content services. NewBay enables operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: NewBay Software Ltd.
NewBay Software is the leader in digital content services, enabling operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 2/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Haystar Services and Technology, Inc.,, merged with Dibz International, Inc.

synopsis: Haystar Services and Technology, Inc.announced today that on January 30, 2007, it completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of Dibz International, Inc. Dibz is a technology company that will provide a simple, easy to use Internet based Personal Content Management System to users of viral social networks.
buyer: Haystar Services and Technology, Inc.,
Haystar Services and Technology, Inc. is a shell company. It trades over the counter as HYSR. "
target: Dibz International, Inc.
Dibz is a technology company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, that will provide a simple, easy to use Internet based Personal Content Management System to users of viral social networks allowing the easy capturing, cataloging, and review of personal content utilized on viral social networks.
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Aico Ltd, acquired Homelync

synopsis: Aico, the UK market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, has acquired Homelync, an award-winning, innovative technology firm that specialize in smart home integration and analytics technology.
buyer parent: Ei Electronics
buyer: Aico Ltd
Aico, an Ei Company, are the UK market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, pioneering new technologies and offering high quality Fire and Carbon Monoxide alarms. "
target: Homelync
Homelync are an award-winning, innovative technology firm that specialize in smart home integration and analytics technology. With industry-leading expertise in the Internet of Things (IoT), software development and integration, the Homelync team are at the forefront of this progressive market.
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announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
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closed 8/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

eZLO, acquired MiOS

synopsis: eZLO, a global innovator and developer of smart home automation solutions, announced the acquisition of the California-based company MiOS, a leading smart home services platform provider (PaaS) with an established history in the rapidly expanding IoT market.
buyer: eZLO
eZLO is a global innovator of home automation solutions, engineering world-class home automation technology and solutions. "
target: MiOS
Founded in 2008, MiOS is a trusted global Intelligent Home Platform as a Service (PaaS) company. They are represented in over 58 countries, and focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Market Wire

Fulham Co., Inc., acquired Control Network Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, announced the acquisition of the assets of partner company Control Network Solutions (CNS), the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system.
buyer: Fulham Co., Inc.
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of LED modules & drivers, LED emergency lighting systems, electronic fluorescent ballasts, lamps, EHID ballasts, and more. "
target: Control Network Solutions Ltd
Control Network Solutions (CNS) is the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system. CNS's smart IoT based lighting control solution for all types of commercial buildings is disrupting the traditional a market, globally.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Paribus

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified banking company, has acquired the price tracking service Paribus, which helps online shoppers get automatic refunds when prices drop on items they purchased.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$30,593.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Paribus
Paribus is a price tracking service that aids online shoppers in getting automatic refunds when the price drops on items they purchased. Paribus automates the process of following up on past purchases to see if shoppers could request a refund from the online retailer.
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announced 6/23/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Comcast Corporation, will acquire iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Cable giant Comcast Corp. has agreed to acquire Icontrol Networks Inc., a leader in connected home technology and innovation, creating solutions that provide greater peace-of-mind, enable simple home and energy management, and make life more convenient for consumers around the world.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: iControl Networks, Inc.
Icontrol Networks is a leader in connected home technology and innovation, creating solutions that provide greater peace-of-mind, enable simple home and energy management, and make life more convenient for consumers around the world.
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closed 8/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., acquired Slice Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Slice Technologies has announced that they have been acquired by Rakuten. Slice Technologies, Inc., a consumer Internet company, provides solutions to online shoppers to track packages automatically, store e-receipts to facilitate returns, save money with price drop alerts, and know their online spending.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$14,097.57)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet service companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: Slice Technologies, Inc.
Slice Technologies, Inc., a consumer Internet company, provides solutions to online shoppers to track packages automatically, store e-receipts to facilitate returns, save money with price drop alerts, and know their online spending.
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closed 12/28/2012 via PR Web

Snorrason Holdings ehf, acquired CCNow

synopsis: Snorrason Holdings, the privately-held e-commerce service provider, announced its intent to acquire CCNow, Inc., the online retailer and provider of online checkout services.
buyer: Snorrason Holdings ehf
Snorrason Holdings ehf. is a privately held holding company with primary interests in online payment processing, including brands such as DalPay and MountPay. It maintains operating companies in Europe. "
target parent: Digital River, Inc.
target: CCNow
CCNow is a secure online retailer that bridges the gap between shopping online and selling online. CCNow offers an e-commerce shopping cart, checkout, order tracking, invoicing, risk management, customer service and more - all through one integrated e-commerce solution.
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$0.50
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Unfold Creative

synopsis: Squarespace, a dynamic all-in-one platform where customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand, acquired Unfold Creative, a startup that offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through a free app.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Unfold Creative
Unfold Creative builds tools that empower people to be more creative. It offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through an app that is available for free, with premium templates available for individual purchase or a $2.99 monthly subscription fee.
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Unfold Creative

synopsis: Squarespace, a dynamic all-in-one platform where customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand, acquired Unfold Creative, a startup that offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through a free app.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Unfold Creative
Unfold Creative builds tools that empower people to be more creative. It offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through an app that is available for free, with premium templates available for individual purchase or a $2.99 monthly subscription fee.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Acuity Scheduling

synopsis: Squarespace, a company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting, has acquired Acuity Scheduling, a company that offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
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closed 12/29/2011 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., acquired Webs, Inc.

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Webs, Inc., the popular, do-it-yourself suite of websites, Facebook Pages and mobile presence solutions for small businesses.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,481.36)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: Webs, Inc.
Webs, Inc. is the world’s most popular do-it-yourself solution to create a free website, having served over 40 million users. Webs enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to easily make a great-looking website and project a professional image.
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$105
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Name.com

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

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

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

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Network Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Network Solutions, the leading provider of online solutions for small businesses, announced that General Atlantic, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions from Najafi Companies (formerly Pivotal Private Equity). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Network Solutions, Inc.
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
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closed 8/2/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Register.com

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of online marketing for small businesses, announced it completed the previously-announced acquisition of Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and complementary website design and management services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com meets the needs of small and medium-sized businesses by offering a full range of online services and support, including website design, logo design, search engine optimization, search engine marketing and local sales leads, eCommerce website design and call center services. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Register.com
Register.com has built a reputation as a leading provider of global domain name registration, website design and management services. Register.com is also an award-winning business web hosting provider.
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closed 11/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Register.com

synopsis: Vector Capital, a private equity boutique specializing in buyouts, spinouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses, announced the close of its acquisition of Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and online services. Vector acquired Register.com for $7.81 per share, or approximately $200 million.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a private equity boutique specializing in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the public and private markets. "
target: Register.com
Register.com, Inc. is a leading provider of global domain name registration and Internet services for businesses and consumers that wish to have a unique address and branded identity on the Internet.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$101
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
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2.0x
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23.2x
closed 3/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

iomart Group plc, acquired Memset

synopsis: Cloud computing company Iomart Group has acquired UK-based Memset, a leading UK owned SME supplier of cloud hosting services, delivering cost-effective Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, IaaS (powered by OpenStack) and Cloud Storage (powered by Memstore) to the Public and Private sectors.
buyer: iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM:$132.10)
iomart Group PLC enables businesses to operate their online data and IT environments securely. iomart partners with vendors such as VMware, Amazon, EMC, Microsoft and Dell to offer customers a centrally managed, controlled and completely agnostic set of hybrid, private and public cloud platforms. "
target: Memset
Memset, a leading UK owned SME supplier of cloud hosting services, delivering cost-effective Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, IaaS (powered by OpenStack) and Cloud Storage (powered by Memstore) to the Public and Private sectors.
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$4.09
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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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announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Dada S.p.A.

synopsis: HgCapital, a private equity firm, will acquire 69.4% of DADA S.p.A. from Libero Acquisition S.à r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l.
target: Dada S.p.A. (BIT:DA:$76.75)
DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs. DADA has over 650 thousand business customers, 1.9 million domains under management, and 650 thousand active hosting plans.
price ($mm)[EV]
$55 [$86]*
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
closed 11/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Data102, acquired Icyshout

synopsis: Colorado datacentre Data102 has announced that they have acquired Icyshout, a growing Colorado Springs website hosting company. Icyshout provides hosting for websites, email, streaming radio services and virtual private servers (VPS).
buyer: Data102
Data102 has accomplished the task of providing Southern Colorado a nationally competitive destination for enterprise IT solutions. "
target: Icyshout
Icyshout is Colorado Springs premiere Website Hosting, Virtual Private Server, and Streaming Radio provider. They cater to small and medium sized businesses who are looking for a responsive, local hosting provider who will help them host their company and personal websites.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/21/2012 via Company Press Release

M247 Limited, acquired Red Fox Hosting

synopsis: British-based company M247 has acquired fellow web-hosts Red Fox Hosting. Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services.
buyer: M247 Limited
M247 is a leading Internet Infrastructure and ICT company with extensive networks established throughout the UK and Europe. "
target: Red Fox Hosting
Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services in an intuitive "Easy as 1-2-3" format backed by knowledgeable, responsive, and friendly support. It is our passion to establish and maintain your online web presence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

E-Kong Group Ltd., will acquire Cybersite Pte Ltd.

synopsis: E-Kong Group Ltd. acquires Cybersite Pte Ltd., a provider of webhosting services based in Singapore.
buyer: E-Kong Group Ltd. (SEHK:524:$9.03)
E-Kong Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides telecommunication services in the United States, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. "
target: Cybersite Pte Ltd.
Cybersite is a web presence provider. Their only business is web and email hosting, they are able to focus their attention solely on the performance of their clients website. Their clients include many MNC, Government Agencies, Small and Medium Sizes Companies and start-up Companies.
price ($mm)
$2.29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Warrior Girl Corp, acquired Hostwire

synopsis: Warrior Girl Corp, a holding company for a series of diversified online projects, has announced that it has acquired Hostwire.com in an all stock transaction. Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike.
buyer: Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL:$0.00)
Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL) is a holding company for a series of diversified online projects that span B2C operations, financial services, online hosting, web services and social media. WRGL also acts as an incubator for online start-up businesses. "
target: Hostwire
Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike. Its services include web hosting, dedicated servers, e-commerce web hosting, shared hosting, VPS hosting, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/3/2009 via PR Newswire

Hostopia, purchased Customer Assets from Aplus.Net

synopsis: Hostopia.com Inc., a unit of Deluxe Corporation, closed the previously announced acquisition of the shared Web services customer assets of Abacus America Inc., doing business as Aplus.net. The transaction will bring over 80,000 small business subscribers to the Deluxe customer base.
buyer parent: Deluxe Corporation
buyer: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers. "
seller parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
seller: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2008 via

Deluxe Corporation, acquired Hostopia

synopsis: Deluxe Corporation and Hostopia.com Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Deluxe to acquire Hostopia, a leading provider of web services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$1,790.78)
Deluxe Corp. provides a wide range of customized products and services: personalized printed items, promotional products, web services, fraud prevention and marketing services, financial institution customer loyalty and retention programs and business networking services. "
target: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 12/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Catalyst Investors, L.P., acquired Aplus.Net

synopsis: Catalyst Investors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Aplus.Net, a leading web presence firm operating under the brand names Aplus.Net and Cedant. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
Catalyst Investors is a private equity fund that provides equity capital to media, communications and related Internet services industries. We focus on growth areas within the middle market, investing $5 to $30 million alongside management teams to fund expansion, acquisitions or recapitalizations. "
target: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Endurance International Group

synopsis: Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, a leading private investment firm.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,101.81)
Endurance International Group helps millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to enhance their online web presence, email marketing, business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, and Domain.com, among others.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,488 [$3,091]
rev ($mm)
$1,101
EBITDA ($mm)
$305
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

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

Combell Group, acquired switchplus.ch

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

CentralNic Group plc, acquired GlobeHosting Inc.

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, has acquired GlobeHosting, a world leader in domain name registration. GlobeHosting provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$354.71)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: GlobeHosting Inc.
GlobeHosting is a world leader in domain name registration. The company provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates. Their hosting plans enable SMBs to establish their identity on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.01
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.2x

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