NCC buys Open Registry for up to $22.6m — a gTLD registry now owns part of the TMCH

by Kevin Murphy
NCC Group has acquired registry back-end provider Open Registry in a deal that could be worth as much as £14.9 million ($22.6 million). The deal means that NCC, which runs the new gTLD .trust via subsidiary Artemis Internet, now owns a back-end, a registrar and a piece of the Trademark Clearinghouse, in addition to its original core domain business of providing data escrow ser ...Read the full article