GoDaddy - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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GoDaddy M&A Summary

GoDaddy has acquired 26 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

GoDaddy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Host Europe Group for $1.8B. GoDaddy has acquired in 7 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (89%) and software (8%).

GoDaddy Business Overview

Where is GoDaddy headquartered?

GoDaddy is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

What is GoDaddy’s revenue?

GoDaddy disclosed revenue of 3,317M USD for 2020 and 2,988M USD for 2019.

How many employees does GoDaddy have?

GoDaddy has 6,621 employees.

What sector is GoDaddy in?

GoDaddy is an internet software and services company.

When was GoDaddy founded?

GoDaddy was founded in 1997.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity26
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

GoDaddy

GoDaddy, Inc.

14455 North Hayden Road,
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States,
(480) 505-8800
www.godaddy.com

GoDaddy is a provider software and tools for consumers and businesses. GoDaddy's software solutions include a variety of domain name registration plans, website design and hosting packages, and cloud-based solutions. Specific products include SSL Certificates, Domains by Proxy private registration, ecommerce website hosting, blog software, search engine optimization utilities, email marketing tools, website design services, website security software and online storage solutions. GoDaddy was formed in 2014 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 20 5 1 - - - 26
vol $2.1B $320M $2.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pagely 2021-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Tucson, Arizona · www.pagely.com
Poynt Co. 2020-12-15 320M USD Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.poynt.com
SkyVerge 2020-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.skyverge.com
NeuStar, Inc. - Registry business 2020-04-06 - Divestiture
Sterling, Virginia
Uniregistry Corp. 2020-02-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands · www.uniregistry.com
Over Inc. 2020-01-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Cape Town, South Africa · www.madewithover.com
Sellbrite, Inc. 2019-04-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Pasadena, California · www.sellbrite.com
Main Street Hub, Inc. 2018-01-23 175M USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.mainstreethub.com
Sucuri, Inc. 2017-03-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Menifee, California · www.sucuri.net
Host Europe Group Ltd. 2016-12-06 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Hayes, United Kingdom · www.heg.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Host Europe Group Ltd. 2016-12-06 PlusServer AG 2017-07-18 1
Hayes, United Kingdom · www.heg.com Huerth, Germany · www.plusserver.net

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 23 (88%) 2.4B (100%) - -
Software 2 (8%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (4%) - - -
Total 26 $2.4B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 630M - -
  California 9 432M - -
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Texas 1 175M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Cayman Islands 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Serbia 1 - - -
South Africa 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 1.8B - -
Domestic 20 (77%) 630M (26%) - -
Cross-border 6 (23%) 1.8B (74%) - -
Total 26 $2.4B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Debevoise & Plimpton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
$100M to $1B 2 $495M
< $100M 3 $135M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Host Europe Group Ltd.
$1.8B (2016-12-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
15%
4 (15%)
Strategic(s)
15%
4 (15%)

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