Squarespace - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Squarespace M&A Summary

Squarespace has acquired 3 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Squarespace’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Tock for $400M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2024, when it sold Tock to American Express for $400M. Squarespace has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (100%).

Squarespace Ownership

Who owns Squarespace?

Squarespace is owned by Permira. It was acquired on May 13, 2024.

Is Squarespace PE-backed?

Yes. Squarespace is owned by private equity investor Permira.

Was Squarespace formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Squarespace was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Squarespace Business Overview

Where is Squarespace headquartered?

Squarespace is headquartered in New York, New York.

What is Squarespace’s revenue?

Squarespace disclosed revenue of 1,012M USD for 2023 and 867M USD for 2022.

What sector is Squarespace in?

Squarespace is an internet software and services company.

When was Squarespace founded?

Squarespace was founded in 2003.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1


Squarespace, Inc.

225 Varick Street, 12th Floor,
New York, New York 10014
United States,
(646) 580-3456

Squarespace is a cloud-based content management system that allows individuals and businesses to create and maintain websites and blogs. From designers creating the next generation of web and mobile experiences to anyone managing their own online presence for the first time, Squarespace provides elegant solutions that set new standards for online publishing. Squarespace was formed in 2003 and is based in New York, New York.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $400M $400M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $400M $400M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tock LLC 2024-06-21 400M USD Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.exploretock.com
Tock LLC 2021-03-31 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.exploretock.com
Acuity Scheduling, Inc. 2019-04-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Allentown, Pennsylvania · www.acuityscheduling.com
Brace.io 2014-11-17 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.brace.io
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (100%) 400M (100%) 1 (100%) 400M (100%)
Total 3 $400M 1 $400M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 400M 1 400M
  Illinois 1 400M 1 400M
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Total 3 $400M 1 $400M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
Largest Tock LLC
$400M (2021-03-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
Largest Tock LLC
$400M (2024-06-21)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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