• Rightside refuses Donuts “opportunistic” $70m gTLD offer

    … evaluation, Rightside’s Board has determined that Donuts’ proposal significantly undervalues Rightside’s Registry assets. We believe Donuts’ proposal is an opportunistic attempt to acquire Rightside’s valuable portfolio of domain extensions with an undervalued price and in a manner that would not be in the best interests of Rightside shareholders…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
  • Rightside to modernize eNom, predicts $75m new gTLD revs

    … year over five years to hit the low end of its target. Naidu told analysts that one factor built into this projection is that third-party registrars will start to sell just as many new gTLD domains as Rightside’s registrars do. Currently, Rightside sees 15% to 20% new gTLD, but with others it’s 3% to 5%, he said. Naidu said he expects margins…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • Rightside rejects Negari’s $5m new gTLD offer

    … to grow revenue from its new gTLD portfolio has become the focus of attention due to the intervention of activist investor J Carlo Cannell of Cannell Capital, who reckons the company is paying too much attention to rubbish TLDs at the expense of its profitable registrar businesses. Negari thinks he would be able to grow .army, .dance, .dentist…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
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