GoDaddy Registry Agrees to Acquire .Club, .Design and Minds + Machines TLDs to Offer More Choice and Value in Digital Name Options
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GoDaddy Registry, one of the world's largest domain registry providers, today announced that it is acquiring the .club and .design domain extensions, as well as 28 domain extensions (and certain other business assets) owned and operated by Minds + Machines Group Limited (MMX). GoDaddy Registry, wholly-owned subsidiary of GoDaddy Inc (NYSE: GDDY), was also awarded the contracts to help manage the generic domain extensions .basketball and .rugby, as well as Ally Financial's branded .ally domain.
"GoDaddy Registry is committed to making more meaningful, memorable domain extensions available to all registrars, so their customers can find the perfect domain names for their business, brand or big idea," said GoDaddy Registry Vice President and General Manager, Nicolai Bezsonoff. "All three acquisitions support our growth strategy in unique ways by expanding our portfolio of generic, geo-targeted, and vertically-focused top-level domains."
In addition to these acquisitions, GoDaddy Registry was recently chosen by the ROAR leadership team to support the market launch of .basketball and .rugby. Ally Financial, a leading digital financial services company, also recently chose GoDaddy Registry to support their branded Top Level Domain; .ally. GoDaddy Registry is excited to partner with these new clients and to support their success.
Upon close of the acquisitions, GoDaddy Registry will own, manage or operate more than 240 top-level domain extensions, with more than 14 million domain names under management.
For more information on GoDaddy Registry, please visit: www.registry.godaddy
About GoDaddy Registry
GoDaddy Registry is one of the world's largest domain registry providers. We operate top-level domains on behalf of sovereign nations, city governments, global brands, and other domain registries. With more than two decades of industry leadership to draw on, we serve as the Registry Operator for industry-leading TLDs like .co, .us, .biz and .nyc -- and manage the backend registry technology for hundreds more.
Source: GoDaddy Inc.
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