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VeriSign

VeriSign
1995 FOUNDED
PUBLIC STATUS
801-900 EMPLOYEES
VRSN STOCK SYMBOL
44 INVESTMENTS
$187.44 SHARE PRICE (As of Monday Closing)
Description

VeriSign is the sole authorized registry for several generic top-level domains, including the widely utilized .com and .net top-level domains. Additionally, the company operates two of the world's 13 root servers that are used to route Internet traffic. In 2018, the firm sold off its security services business, signaling a renewed focus on the core registry business. VeriSign generates about 60% of its sales from the United States.

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other IT Services
Other Industries
Network Management Software
Stock Exchange
NAS
Primary Office
  • 12061 Bluemont Way
  • Reston, VA 20190
  • United States

+1 (703) 000-0000
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VeriSign Stock Performance

52 wk Range Market Cap Prev. Close EPS Average Volume Shares
$131.28 - $221.78 $22.2B $185.51 $5.24 586K 118M

VeriSign Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM
30-Jun-2019
FY 2018
31-Dec-2018
FY 2017
31-Dec-2017
FY 2016
31-Dec-2016
Enterprise Value 25,469,192 18,531,994 11,321,021 8,060,862
Revenue 1,225,926 1,214,969 1,165,095 1,142,167
EBITDA 903,101 866,238 767,282 748,713
Net Income 629,936 582,489 457,248 440,645
Total Assets 1,889,898 1,914,504 2,941,188 2,334,572
Total Debt 1,795,429 1,785,047 2,410,145 1,866,953
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VeriSign Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
EBITDA
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VeriSign Competitors (12)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Entrust Datacard Private Equity-Backed Minneapolis, MN 0000 00 000000
00000000 Private Equity-Backed Lehi, UT 0000 00.00 000000000000 00.00
000000 000 Private Equity-Backed Lansing, MI 000 000000000 00
000000 000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired United Kingdom 000000&0
0000000 Formerly VC-backed Columbia, MD 0000 00000 00000000 00000
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VeriSign Investments & Acquisitions (44)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00 000000000000 05-Apr-2010 000000000000000000 Application Software
000 000000 0000 00 01-Oct-2008 000000000000000000 Other Information Technology
000000 0000000000 27-Nov-2006 000000000000000000 0000 Consulting Services (B2B) 00000000 0000000
00000000 06-Sep-2006 000000000000000000 00000 Other Commercial Services
m-Qube 01-May-2006 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
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VeriSign Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 0000000000 27-Nov-2006 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
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0-0000 01-May-2006 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 00000000
0000000000 13-Mar-2006 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000000
000000 11-Jan-2006 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 00000000
Moreover Technologies 17-Oct-2005 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
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VeriSign Executive Team (24)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
D. James Bidzos Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
George Kilguss III Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer
Todd Strubbe Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Burt Kaliski Ph.D Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Chris Babel General Manager

9 Former Executives

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VeriSign Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
D. James Bidzos VeriSign Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Jamie Gorelick Self Board Member 000 0000
John Roach Self Board Member 000 0000
Louis Simpson VeriSign Board Member 000 0000
Thomas Frist III Self Board Member 000 0000

1 Former Board Member

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