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CentralNic to acquire Hexonet for €10.0 million

Domain company continues to consolidate the domain industry. Fresh off a bond issue of €50 million, domain name company CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) is acquiring domain name registrar Hexonet for €10 million. Hexonet is a reseller platform and also retail registrar with 3.8 million domains under management. It had €16.5 million revenue last year and […]

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Domain pricing game: Acquisition middlemen still going strong in 2017

Domain acquisition services, operating behind the scenes on behalf of usually well-off buyers, continue to game the domain market. Even when there is no trademark associated with particular domains, those middlemen attempt to acquire them at the lowest possible cost, putting pressure on the domain owners. This is how they secure bonuses, and although not […]
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