Web.com Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Web.com Group has acquired 20 companies of its own, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Web.com Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Network Solutions for $405M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Lighthouse 360 to Henry Schein One for -. Web.com Group has acquired in 8 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (89%) and information technology (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 5

Web.com Group, Inc.

12808 Gran Bay Parkway West,
Jacksonville, Florida 32258
United States,
(904) 880-0350
www.web.com

Web.com Group, Inc. is a provider of website building tools, services, and internet solutions. The company offers a comprehensive suite of website design, customer support, and technology platforms tailored to the needs of the small and medium-sized businesses. Additionally,Web.com Group partners with enterprise companies to help these partners build stronger, more profitable relationships with their business customers. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 13 1 - 1 2 - 17
vol $918M $918M
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - 2 1 - 3
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Freeparking 2020-11-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Auckland, New Zealand · www.freeparking.co.nz
WebCentral Pty Ltd. 2020-07-13 - Divestiture
Sydney, Australia · www.webcentral.com.au
Web.com Group, Inc. - Enterprise Business 2020-02-27 - Divestiture
Jacksonville, Florida
Dreamscape Networks Ltd. 2019-07-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.dreamscapenetworks.com
TORCHx 2019-04-23 - Divestiture
, United States · www.torchx.com
Lighthouse 360 2019-03-18 - Divestiture
Sugar Hill, Georgia · www.lh360.com
Acquisio, Inc. 2017-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Brossard, Quebec · www.acquisio.com
Donweb.com 2016-12-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Rosario, Argentina · www.donweb.com
Yodle, Inc. 2016-02-11 342M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.yodle.com
Scoot (Uk) Ltd. 2014-07-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom · www.scoot.co.uk
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 15 (88%) 918M (100%) 1 (33%) -
Information Technology 2 (12%) - - -
Software - - 2 (67%) -
Total 17 $918M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 918M 3 -
  Florida 2 - 1 -
  New York 2 477M - -
  Massachusetts 2 36M - -
  Virginia 1 405M - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Georgia - - 1 -
Argentina 1 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 11 (65%) 918M (100%) 3 (100%) -
Cross-border 6 (35%) - - -
Total 17 $918M 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
2
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Cooley LLP
2
Gilbert + Tobin
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $882M
< $100M 2 $36M
TOTAL $918M
Largest Network Solutions LLC
$405M (2011-08-03)
sell # Total
TOTAL -
Largest Lighthouse 360
- (2019-03-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
4 (24%)
Strategic(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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