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CentralNic scoops up tiny domain name registrar with focus on Romania and Brazil

Company believes acquisition will give it a boost in Romania and Brazil. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) has acquired GlobeHosting Inc. for €2.56 million. €1.5 million was paid up front with anniversary payments over the next two years making up the difference. GlobeHosting focuses on Romania and Brazil. It generated €849k in revenue […]

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CentralNic completes .SK acquisition

A bit later than expected, CentralNic completes acquisition of .sk country code manager. Domain name registry CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) has completed its acquisition of SK-NIC, the company that controls the .sk country code top level domain name for Slovakia. When the deal was originally announced in late August, CentralNic planned to acquire only assets […]

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CentralNic’s .sk purchase moving forward under changed terms

Deal changes from an asset purchase to a share purchase. Top level domain name operator CentralNic (London AIM:CNIC) announced it was acquiring the .sk (Slovakia) top level domain name on August 25th. It still hasn’t completed the deal and the terms have changed. The deal was originally created as an asset purchase. Now, CentralNic will […]

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CentralNic sells $3.4 million of domain names

Company comes through on its promise to bolster numbers by selling domain name inventory. CentralNic (London AIM:CNIC) has sold $3.4 million of domain names from its domain inventory, the company revealed today. The deal doesn’t come as a big surprise. The company sold £3.555 million of domain names to one buyer in the second half […]

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CentralNic adds 14 TLDs but .SK deal delayed

KSRegistry deal brings total TLDs managed to 65. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM:CNIC) made two announcements today involving top level domain names. First, it has signed a deal with KSRegistry to handle registry services for the 14 TLDs KSRegistry inherited when it acquired Open Registry from Group NCC this year. (I reached out to […]

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CentralNic is on the premium domain hamster wheel

The premium domain hamster wheel will be in effect later this year. Domain name registrar and registry company CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) reported first half 2017 financial results today. The company reported first half revenue of £10.59 million, up 18.5% from £8.93 million in the first half of 2016. But this was down from £13.20 revenue […]

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CentralNic acquires .SK operator for €26 million

Controversial deal will boost CNIC annual revenue by about €4 million. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) has acquired SK-NIC, A.S., manager of Slovakia’s .sk country code domain name, for about €26 million. The deal is for €21.27 million up front and deferred cash consideration of up to €4.85 million depending on how the […]

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