M&A Deal Summary

Endurance International Group Acquires Dotster

On July 1, 2011, Endurance International Group, Inc. acquired information technology company Dotster, Inc. from Baker Capital

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Endurance International Group’s 2nd transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Endurance International Group’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Endurance International Group’s 1st transaction in Washington.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-07-01
Target Dotster, Inc.
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Endurance International Group, Inc.
Sellers(s) Baker Capital
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Dotster, Inc.

Vancouver, Washington, United States
website
Dotster, Inc. is a provider of Internet domain name registration, hosting, email, and associated services to the SME market. Dotster was founded in 2000 and is based in Vancouver, Washington.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Endurance International Group, Inc.

Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1997
SectorInternet Software and Services
Employees3,600
Revenue 1.1B USD (2019)
DESCRIPTION

Endurance International Group, Inc. is a provider of shared web hosting services to small businesses. Endurance International Group was founded in 1997 and is based in Burlington, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 14
Sector (Information Technology) 2 of 6
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 11
State (Washington) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 12
Year (2011) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-05-01 IPOWER, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

IPOWER provides Web hosting and Web services for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-08-15 Homestead Technologies, Inc.

Menlo Park, California, United States

Homestead Technologies Inc. provides a suite of easy-to-use, non-technical Web site creation products, e-commerce solutions and online marketing products and services for small businesses and organizations that wish to establish or enhance their presence online.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Baker Capital

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 1.5B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Baker Capital is a specialist private equity firm focused on the opportunity in the communications industry created by deregulation, new technology, and growth of the internet. Baker looks for investments in communications equipment, services, and applications providers. Baker prefers to exit investments within 5 years. Baker Capital was formed in 1995 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 14 of 17
Sector (Information Technology) 4 of 6
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 9 of 12
State (Washington) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 9 of 11
Year (2011) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-01-28 InterXion Holding N.V.

Hoofddorp, Netherlands

InterXion Holding N.V. is a provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data center services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 52 data centers in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centers offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-01-13 Adaptix, Inc.

Carrollton, Texas, United States

ADAPTIX, Inc. is a wireless technology developer.

Sell $160M