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February 24, 2020 02:18

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GoDaddy annual report out – insight into Uniregistry purchase price

You can now view the GoDaddy annual report which came out today. View the full report here. There are some hints at the Uniregistry acquisition price, another note was where GoDaddy values their portfolio Under subsequent events: Subsequent Events In February 2020, we entered into agreements for two acquisitions with an aggregate purchase price of […]

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GoDaddy’s Uniregistry acquisition was for less than $200 million

Annual report shows that deal was for less than $200 million. We now have a better idea of how much GoDaddy paid to acquire Uniregistry and Frank Schilling’s domain name portfolio. GoDaddy issued its annual report today. The report states: In February 2020, we entered into agreements for two acquisitions with an aggregate purchase price […]

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Frank Schilling’s #domains : How many lifetimes does #GoDaddy need to sell?

Uniregistry founder, Frank Schilling, announced the sale of key Uniregistry assets to GoDaddy last week. The transaction, that has been estimated at more than $500 million dollars, includes the sale of more than 350,000 domain names from Frank Schilling’s personal portfolio. Frank has been an active bidder at NameJet, although in recent years the “Taryn” […]

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Uniregistry adds GoDaddy branding to landers

Landing pages now show GoDaddy logo and say that Uni Market is being acquired by GoDaddy. GoDaddy’s acquisition of Uniregistry hasn’t closed yet, but Uniregistry has already added GoDaddy branding to its parked pages and for-sale landers (pictured above). The message shows both Uniregistry’s and GoDaddy’s logos, noting that “Uniregistry Market will join Godaddy.” This […]

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GoDaddy reports Q4 and full year 2019 results

GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) reported earnings after the close today. After hours stock moving up 74.15 +3.28 (4.63%) The company made news on Tuesday with the announcement of their acquisition of Name Administration Inc. and Uniregistry. That deal will close in Q2 which normally gets reported in the first couple days of August. The acquisition was mentioned under […]

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GoDaddy earnings send stock up after hours

Domain name and web presence powerhouse beat expectations in Q4. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) reported Q4 2019 earnings this afternoon that pleased Wall Street. Shares were up over 5% in after-hours trading. The company reported $780.4 revenue for the quarter, up 12.2% from the same quarter of 2018. Revenue for the year was $2.9881 billion, up […]

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Fake #GoDaddy socks can lead to devastating #domain name sales!

Rumors that GoDaddy socks act like a dosage of good juju, promoting immeasurable luck and prosperity, have led to a sea of copycats made in China. Chinese sock factories are working overtime, producing GoDaddy sock knockoffs by the millions, and they are selling them on Alibaba and Amazon at ridiculously low prices. “We are aware […]

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Back in 2013 GoDaddy decided not to compete on the registry side

With all the news around GoDaddy ( NYSE: GDDY ) acquiring Name Administration Inc, and Uniregistry. There was some of the back and forth between .commers and new gtld fans. Some made comments saying see GoDaddy did not want the registry business because they are not high on new gtlds. That’s not true, they made […]

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Uniregistry marketplace features GoDaddy should keep

Here are three features of Uniregistry’s marketplace that I hope GoDaddy keeps post-acquisition. Yesterday, GoDaddy announced that it is acquiring Uniregistry, the Uniregistry marketplace, and the Name Administration domain name portfolio. In an interview with Domain Name Wire, GoDaddy VP of Aftermarket Paul Nicks said GoDaddy plans to retain much of what Uniregistry has built. […]

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What GoDaddy’s acquisition of Uniregistry means for domain investors

Less competition for expired domains, but less competition for registrars, too. Earlier today, GoDaddy announced that it is acquiring Uniregistry and Frank Schilling’s domain name portfolio. Here are some ways this will impact the domain name industry. Less competition for expired domains: Let’s start with some good news for domain name investors: Frank will no […]

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