News tagged with private investment

Go Daddy, an Internet domain registrar, is sold

(AP) -- The parent company of GoDaddy.com, a top registrar of Internet domain names, has been sold to a group of private investment firms for $2.25 billion, a person familiar with the transaction told The Associated Press.

dateJul 02, 2011 in Business
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Audiences fund films they want to watch

Private financing is leading a boom in documentaries -- as evidenced by the record number screened at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival, wrapping up on Sunday.

dateSep 15, 2011 in Internet
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KKR, Silver Lake near deal on Go Daddy

(AP) -- Go Daddy, the domain-name registration company known for its racy Super Bowl ads, is close to being bought by two private investment firms for up to $2.5 billion, according to a person close to the deal.

dateJun 24, 2011 in Business
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French stimulus plan focuses on new technology

The French government has unveiled a modest stimulus plan focusing on new technology and ecology, in an attempt to boost an economy that's back in recession and is weighing on overall European prospects.

dateJul 09, 2013 in Business
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Permira buys Ancestry.com for $1.6 bn

European private equity group Permira will take over the popular Nasdaq-listed genealogy website Ancestry.com for $1.6 billion in cash, Permira announced on Monday.

dateOct 22, 2012 in Business
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