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Investment Case

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Why invest in CentralNic?

CentralNic supplies the tools for businesses to get online: domain names, hosting, websites, email, website security, brand protection and domain monetisation services.


  • Total addressable market: $30 bn*;
  • Strong cash conversion – services are paid in advance;
  • Quality earnings – subscription services with recurring revenues;
  • Organic growth: 2% (mature markets) to 10% (developing markets).
(*) William Blair equity research on GDDY, 5 October 2017.


  • Proven business model revenue multiplied 100-fold since listing
  • Recurring revenue – around 99% of revenues from subscription products
  • Highly predictable renewal rates between c.65% and c.95%
    depending on segment and maturity of customer
  • New revenue streams provide significant upside potential – related services such as hosting, cybersecurity and brand protection
  • 115% cash conversion (pre-tax) in 2020 – annual
    subscriptions paid in advance
  • Automation and Superior Technology provide sustainable competitive advantages
  • Trusted by our Tier-1 client list – includes Fortune 500 companies technology giants, global brands, governments and SMBs
  • Total addressable market – market for online presence services estimated to be worth $30bn, ample space to grow our businesses
  • Global consolidator – global business with successful acquisition strategy in highly fragmented market
  • Experienced and entrepreneurial management team – 11-year track record led by innovative team unafraid to challenge status quo
  • Superior, trusted technology platforms – superior automation, speed and resiliency, zero DNS downtime in 20+ years