Debevoise Advises GoDaddy on Three Deals Involving the Acquisitions of .Club, .Design and Minds + Machines TLDs

8 April 2021

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising GoDaddy Registry in its agreements to acquire 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).

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, please see GoDaddy Registry’s press release.

The Debevoise team advising GoDaddy Registry is led by M&A partners Michael Diz and David Innes and included associates Aleena Aspervil, Dominic Blaxill, Melody Godbolt, Jake Grandison, Christina Heil, Emily Huang, James Malmo, and Katie Power, tax partners Michael Bolotin and Richard Ward, counsel Samuel Duncan and associate Sabrina Hsieh, antitrust partners Timothy McIver and Michael Schaper, and associates Anne-Mette Heemsoth and Kayleigh Anderson, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz, and benefits partner Lawrence Cagney and associates Christopher Garrett and Zain Kazmi.