VeriSign, Inc.

VeriSign, Inc.

VeriSign, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1995

Headquarters

12061 BLUEMONT WAY, RESTON, VA, 20190

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

900

Industries

Internet Software & Services
IT Consulting & Services
Computer Software

Company Description

VeriSign, Inc. engages in the provision of domain name registry services and Internet security. The firm operates through the Reigstry Services Segment, which provides root zone maintainer services. It offers security services, consisting of distributed denial of service protection services, Verisign iDefense security intelligence services, and managed domain name system services. The company was founded by D. James Bidzos on April 12, 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

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Executives & Employees

Founder

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Secretary, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Naming Services

Professional

Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Channel Management

Co-Founder

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Querrey Simpson Charitable Foundation

Chair, Regulatory & Government Affairs Department at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Co-Founder & Partner at Audible Magic Corp.

Professional at Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.

Professional at 3Com Corporation

Founder at Frist Capital LLC

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Recent Transactions
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Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc., Neustar, Inc., GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd. purchase Verisign, Inc. /Security Services Bus from VeriSign, Inc.

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Accenture Plc purchases Verisign, Inc. /Idefense Security Intelligence Services Bus from VeriSign, Inc.

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Symantec Corporation purchases VeriSign, Inc. /Identity & Authentication Business from VeriSign, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Advised onVeriSign, Inc. purchases Network Solutions LLC

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Advisors & Consultants
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Co-Founder at Qatalyst Group LP

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Partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Legal Advisor

Founder & Chairman at Lowercase Capital LLC

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$22.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$18.7B
Earnings Per Share
$4.75
Revenue
$1.21B
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
22.93x
TEVNet Income
32.11x
Debt TEV
0.1x
EBITDAMargin
67.14%
Enterprise Value Sales
15.4x
Total Equity
$-1.39B
Total Debt
$1.79B
EBITDA
$816M
Net Profit
$582M
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.67%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.71%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 +
2012
$5,000 - $10K
2012
Political Donations
$1,000
2011
$1,000
2011
$2,500
2011
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buySAFE, Inc. offers online shopping services. It enables online merchants to provide a third-party guaranteed shopping programs. The company was founded by Steven L. Woda and Jeffrey E. Grass in 2003 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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KOREA ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATION AUTHORITY, Inc. engages in the accredited certification and global certification businesses. It operates through the following businesses: Certificate Verification Service, Global Certificate Service, Security Server Certificate Service, Certificate Outsourcing Service, Certificate Solution, Global Domain Registration and Artifical Intelligence Robotics. The company was founded on March 17, 1999 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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CPA.com engages in the provision of digital products and services for accounting professionals. Its client services include bill management, client accounting, human capital management, and sales and use tax. It also provides practice management solutions such as audit confirmations, workflow automation for companies and public accounting firms, financial statement Clearinghouse, learning management system, and Mail@CPA.com. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Intuit, Inc. is a financial management and compliance platform company, which engages in the provision of business and financial management solutions. It operates through the following segments: Small Business and Self-Employed; Consumer; and Strategic Partner. The Small Business and Self-Employed segment offers QuickBooks financial and business management online services and desktop software, payroll solutions, payment processing solutions, and financing for small businesses. The Consumer segment includes do-it-yourself and assisted TurboTax income tax preparation products and services. The Strategic Partner segment comprises professional tax offerings, which include Lacerte, ProSeries, ProFile, and ProConnect Tax Online among professional accountants. The company was founded by Scott D. Cook and Thomas A. Proulx in March 1983 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

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Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. Its products includes operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; and video games. It also offers personal computers, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, other intelligent devices, and related accessories. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment is comprised of products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses the products and services such as windows operating system, devices, gaming platform, and search engines. The company was founded by William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

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First Data Corp. engages in the provision of commerce-enabling technology and solutions; and payment technology and services. It operates through the following segments: Global Business Solutions; Global Financial Solutions; and Network and Security Solutions. The Global Business Solutions segment provides retail point-of-sale merchant acquiring and eCommerce services. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides credit solutions for bank and non-bank issuers, such as credit and retail private-label card processing; and licensed financial software systems, such as VisionPLUS bank processing application and lending solutions. The Network and Security Solutions segment provides EFT network solutions, such as STAR Network and debit card processing solutions. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Competitors
Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, Washington

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, GD

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

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