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Status
Acquired by on August 2, 2016
Headquarters:
London, England
Description:
Leaders in online brand protection and domain name strategy, assisting global brands to Search-Find-Stop brand abuse online.
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Domain Registrar, Internet, Security, IT Management, Online Portals
Website:
http://netnames.com
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Company Details

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The NetNames Group is the largest and most trusted name in Europe for online brand protection and digital asset management and is a global leader in a sector that is growing strongly, fundamentally driven by increasing internet usage. During the past decade, it has acquired a network of leading brands, and has the resources, expertise and state-of-the-art technology to proactively safeguard IP and brand assets of global corporations.

Established as Group NBT in 1995, the company was renamed NetNames in 2013, after the acquisition in 2011 by HgCapital. NetNames Group has supplemented its performance through a number of acquisitions which have grown its product offering, geographic reach and customer base. NetNames Group’s brand portfolio today includes Ascio, Easily.co.uk and Speednames.com.

Ascio is responsible for the provision of Domain Portfolio Management services indirectly through more than 350 domain partners and is the Group’s reseller business.

Acquisitions (2)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Apr 1, 2014Unknown
2010Unknown

Current Team (6)

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News (13)

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DateNews
Aug 3, 2016news.webhosting.info - CSC acquires domain provider NetNames
Aug 1, 2016hgcapitaltrust.com - Press releases
Jul 30, 2016netnames.com - Lipstick Day
Feb 8, 2016trademarksandbrandsonline.com - Brand protection company CSC buys rival NetNames
May 27, 2015trademarksandbrandsonline.com - NetNames acquires Web IP
Jun 27, 2014TechWeek Europe - NetNames: A Fragmented Internet Will Be Better For Business?
Jun 22, 2014TechCrunch - The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing
Mar 3, 2014The Next Web - Which Top-Level Domain Names Are Right For You?

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    25 Canada Square

    Canary Wharf

    London, England E14 5LQ

    United Kingdom

  • NetNames USA

    55 Broad Street

    11th Floor

    New York, NY 10004

    USA

Past Team (1)

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Images (1)

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