GoDaddy, Inc.

GoDaddy, Inc.

GoDaddy, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1997

Headquarters

14455 North Hayden Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ, 85260, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

5,990

Industries

IT Consulting & Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

GoDaddy, Inc. engages in the provision of domain name registration and web hosting services. It provides website building, hosting, and security tools. The company was founded by Robert R. Parsons on January 1997 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Secretary, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Transformation Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Revenue Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer

Chief Product Officer

Board of Directors

Professional at Model N, Inc.

Managing Partner & Managing Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

Special Advisor at General Atlantic LLC

Co-Founder at Twyla, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at GoDaddy, Inc.

Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

Member, Private Equity & Co-Head of Technology at KKR & Co., Inc.

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer at Intuit, Inc.

Senior Vice President-Products & User Experience at LinkedIn Corp.

Director of Private Equity at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Owners & Shareholders
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Capital Research & Management Co.'s International Investors division invests primarily in the stocks of large-cap growth-oriented companies across practically all sectors. Although they invest internationally, most of their investments are in the stocks of North American companies.

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First Trust Advisors (FTA) provides supervisory, evaluation and administrative services provided to unit investment trusts (UITs) sponsored by their affiliate, First Trust Portfolios LP (FTP). FTP is the sponsor of the First Trust series of unit investment trusts. For FTP's unit investment trusts, FTA monitors the portfolios to ensure they maintain sound investment character. For a limited number of UIT portfolios, FTA utilizes the services of affiliated sub-portfolio supervisors. FTA determines the valuation of each security in each trust's portfolio on a daily basis. This allows the trustee to calculate the trusts' daily net asset value. For the portfolios, FTA evaluates domestic and foreign equity securities, preferred securities, corporate bonds, municipal bonds, US government bonds, US government agency securities, REITs, MLPs, ADRs, closed-end fund shares and ETF shares.^The firm also provides discretionary investment management services to institutional and individual clients. Their institutional clients primarily include open and closed-end mutual funds, ETFs, and variable annuity sub-accounts. Investment management services are offered to individual clients through separate managed accounts, either directly or through wrap fee programs sponsored by unaffiliated investment advisors. In managing portfolios, FTA utilizes various types of securities including domestic and foreign equity securities; domestic and foreign fixed income securities (both investment grade and non-investment grade); US government and foreign sovereign fixed income securities, municipal securities, preferred securities, REITs, MLPs, CEFs, ETFs, ADRs, and senior loans. Investment strategies involve one or more equity or balanced strategies. FTA does not offer any SMA strategies investing principally in fixed income securities. They do offer strategies investing principally in fixed income CEFs and/or ETFs.

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Winslow Capital Management primary investment strategy is their Large Cap Growth strategy, although they also offer Managed Volatility Large Cap Growth strategy. Winslow believes that investing in companies with above-average earnings growth provides the best opportunity to achieve superior portfolio returns over the long-term. While above-average earnings growth is a necessity, valuation relative to their estimated earnings growth rate is also important in stock selection. Winslow invests in 3 types of earnings growth: long-term sustainable earnings growth, cyclical growth in the right part of the cycle, and newer industries with rapid growth. Typically, Winslow allocates 25%-40% of a portfolio to securities representing each type of earnings growth.Winslow's Large Cap Growth investment process is fundamentally-driven, with an underlying valuation discipline. They begin with a qualitative evaluation to identify high-quality growth companies. They look for companies: in markets with growth opportunities; that hold lead market share (or the potential to gain market share); with identifiable/sustainable competitive advantages; that deploy excess cash to enhance returns; and that deploy excess cash to enhance returns. To identify investments, Winslow uses a quantitative screen of the companies in the Russell 1000 Index with market-caps greater than $4 billion, complemented with suitable companies that are not in the index or are below $4 billion in market-cap. Winslow uses multiple screens to further narrow the list, including a qualitative assessment in the context of each company's sector. Their analysis emphasizes competitive advantage and pricing power in determining whether a company meets their definition of a high-quality growth company. In an effort to outperform the Russell 1000 Growth index, they build portfolios that are distinct from the index. Sector weightings usually vary from +/- 10 percentage points of the index weight. Winslow generally seeks to own position sizes of 1%-3%. Portfolios typically hold 55-65 stocks. Winslow diversifies portfolios with respect to earnings growth rates, market-caps, p/e ratios and economic sectors. A portion of the assets may be invested in dollar-denominated equity securities of non-US issuers that are listed on a US stock exchange or in ADRs.For the Managed Volatility Large Cap Growth strategy, Winslow engages Nuveen Asset Management LLC, an affiliated investment advisor, to invest in futures and/or swaps in to minimize the volatility of the account over changing market conditions. While Winslow primarily provides investment advice with respect to securities, client accounts in the Managed Volatility Large Cap Growth strategy may include commodity interests (e.g., futures, options on futures and swaps) on a limited basis.

Recent Transactions
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GoDaddy, Inc. purchases Plasso, Inc. from E-Merge SA

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GoDaddy, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock

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GoDaddy, Inc. purchases Main Street Hub, Inc. from SVB Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Vista Equity Partners Management LLC, Grasshopper Escapement LLC

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onTechnology Crossover Ventures LP, The Go Daddy Group, Inc. /Private Group purchase GoDaddy, Inc.

Escrow Agent

Advised onGoDaddy, Inc. issued Class A Voting Common Stock

Auditor

Advised onGoDaddy, Inc. issued Class A Voting Common Stock

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Advised onGoDaddy, Inc. purchases Host Europe Ltd. from Cinven Group Ltd., Oakley Capital Ltd. (Private Equity)

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Advised onGoDaddy, Inc. purchases Host Europe Ltd. from Cinven Group Ltd., Oakley Capital Ltd. (Private Equity)

Associate

Advised onGoDaddy, Inc. purchases Host Europe Ltd. from Cinven Group Ltd., Oakley Capital Ltd. (Private Equity)

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Phoenix Economic Council

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$10.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$10.8B
Earnings Per Share
$0.58
Revenue
$2.23B
Net Profit
$103M
EBITDA
$272M
EBITDAMargin
12.19%
Total Equity
$546M
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
17.16%
Total Debt
$2.45B
Enterprise Value Sales
4.83x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
39.66x
TEVNet Income
104.5x
Debt TEV
0.23x
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
19.62%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Investors
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Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Stance, Inc.

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Advisor at Jackson Square Ventures Management Company LLC

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Founder at GoDaddy, Inc.

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