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OMMAX Advised CentralNic Group on the Acquisition of SafeBrands

OMMAX supported CentralNic Group PLC, a global London Stock Exchange-listed company in the domain name industry, on the successful acquisition of SafeBrands, a France-based leading online brand protection software and corporate internet services provider.

In preparation for the acquisition, OMMAX supported CentralNic Group with a commercial due diligence in order to assess the relevant market and trends, competitive landscape, and customer segments. Through the acquisition of SafeBrands, CentralNic will strengthen its position as the European champion in portfolio management of corporate and brand protection areas online.

Adrian Chung, Head of Corporate Finance of CentralNic, compliments OMMAX’ work: “OMMAX provided us with structured analyses and valuable insights for our investment decision. We very much enjoyed working with the team”.

Toni Stork, CEO and Partner, comments: “Congratulations to CentralNic and SafeBrands. It was a pleasure working together and we wish them all the best for their future endeavors.”

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CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) is a global London Stock Exchange-listed company that drives the growth of the global digital economy by developing and operating software platforms for businesses to purchase subscriptions to domain names and related services, including the protection of their trademarks online. In addition to providing basic infrastructure services for the internet, CentralNic is a leader in protecting internet users through its sophisticated software, dedicated anti-abuse teams, and partnerships with entities such as Global Cyber Alliance.

CentralNic's Brand Services companies provide a range of domain portfolio management and brand protection services to companies around the world, from small businesses to some of the largest companies in the world.

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SafeBrands is a leading French corporate registrar, with a stable and growing base of clients, including some of the leading French brands. It offers registration management for all Top-Level Domains and a wide range of Value Added Services for domain management and brand protection, including secure hosting, DNS optimisation and SSL management.

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OMMAX – Digital Solutions is a digital strategy consultancy based in Europe, specializing in sustainable digital value creation while catering to an array of mid-sized companies, large enterprises and more than 30 private equity firms around the world. Composed of >150 employees and with >700 projects in the fields of digital strategy, digital operational excellence, data science, and transaction advisory services, OMMAX is a forerunner concerning holistic data-driven strategy consulting and end-to-end execution of digital solutions.

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OMMAX advised CentralNic on the successful acquisition of SafeBrands

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