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Donuts Acquires Rightside

Davis Polk is advising Barclays Capital Inc. as financial adviser to Rightside Group, Ltd. in connection with its approximately $213 million acquisition by Donuts Inc. The transaction is conditioned upon the tender of more than 50% of outstanding shares of Rightside common stock, the receipt of certain regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Rightside is a provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage and monetization of domain names. Donuts is a domain name registry for new top-level Internet domain extensions.

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partner Alan F. Denenberg and associate Max Brunner. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California office.