M&A Deal Summary

Automattic Acquires Lean Domain Search

On July 15, 2013, Automattic acquired internet software and services company Lean Domain Search

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Automattic’s 8th transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Automattic’s 9th transaction in the United States.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-07-15
Target Lean Domain Search
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Automattic
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Lean Domain Search

United States
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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Automattic

San Francisco, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2005
Sector Internet Software and Services
DESCRIPTION

Automattic is a provider of website building and blogging tools as well as a hosting provider for small and medium sized businesses. The Company was formed in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 23
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 8 of 20
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 9 of 21
Country (United States) 9 of 20
Year (2013) 3 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-06-17 Poster

United States

Poster, is an app that enables you to post articles on WordPress from you iOS device.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-09-25 Cloudup

San Francisco, California, United States

Cloudup is a file, image, music, video and document stream sharing service provider.

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