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. provides domain name registry services and Internet infrastructure, which enables Internet navigation for many of the world's most recognized domain names. It enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key Internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global Internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce. 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

President of AT&T Canada at AT&T, Inc.

Former Chief Executive Officer at WorldPort Communications, Inc.

Founder at Frist Capital LLC

Co-Founder & Partner at Audible Magic Corp.

Chief Executive Officer, President at Intersection

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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 Illuminet Holdings, Inc.

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Advised oneBay, Inc., PayPal, Inc. purchase VeriSign, Inc. /Payment Gateway Business from VeriSign, Inc.

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

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Co-Founder at Qatalyst Group LP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Legal Advisor

Founder & Chairman at Lowercase Capital LLC

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$22B
Total Enterprise Value
$18.7B
Earnings Per Share
$4.75
Revenue
$1.21B
Net Profit
$582M
EBITDA
$816M
EBITDAMargin
67.14%
Total Debt
$1.79B
Total Equity
$-1.39B
Enterprise Value Sales
15.4x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
22.93x
TEVNet Income
32.11x
Debt TEV
0.1x
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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Kollective Technology, Inc. operates as a cloud based software company. Its products include ECDN, enterprise network challenge, breed of adaptive bitrates, network readiness, and integrations. The firm utilizes the power of software defined networking techniques to bring value to the enterprise information technology organization. The company was founded by John Wainwright, Mike J. Homer and Wade Hennessey in 2000 is headquartered in Bend, OR.

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Intuit, Inc. 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. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises 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 products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and 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.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Retail: Other - Hangzhou, ZH

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade. It operates through the following business segments: Core Commerce; Cloud Computing; Digital Media and Entertainment; and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The Core Commerce segment comprises of platforms operating in retail and wholesale. The Cloud Computing segment consists of Alibaba Cloud, which offers elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network, large scale computing, security, management and application, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and other services provide for enterprises of different sizes across various industries. The Digital Media and Entertainment segment relates to the Youko Tudou and UC Browser business. The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment includes businesses such as AutoNavi, DingTalk, Tmall Genie, and others. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.

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