GoDaddy recently put itself up for private sale and reports indicate that Amazon may been looking for the acquisition.
Godaddy is the the biggest domain registrar with a reported 43 Million active domains and revenue around $800 million a year. Private equity firm called Qatalyst Partners will be managing the private auction for Godaddy and sources speculate a $1 billion sale price.
Godaddy has been well known for its’ sizzling 30 second spots during the superbowl and the beautiful Danica Patrick. Several years ago the company had plans to go public but recently decided private equity may be the right exit for the registrar.