[NA-Discuss] Is Verisign for sale ?
richardtindal at me.com
Thu Sep 8 19:20:55 UTC 2011
Publicly available financial filings show that VeriSign is strongly profitable.
On Sep 8, 2011, at 11:54 AM, Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> Catching my eye from the article:
> *The other possibility is VeriSign will be acquired by a private equity
> firm, which could purchase the company and revamp it to become profitable
> Does this imply that Verisign -- operator of the near-monopoly TLD -- is not
> profitable now?
> If that is only partially correct, that doesn't offer much hope for the
> little ones about to start behind it. And the "revamping" could make the
> company more aggressive in the face of the new-TLD flood -- whatever form
> that takes, it also bodes poorly for the newcomers.
> - Evan
> On 8 September 2011 14:35, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> The trade press is all a-buzz (I would say a-twitter, but, whatever)
>> because VRSN cancelled appearances at investor conferences, something a
>> company normally only does if it has big news it can't talk about:
>> John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
>> Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. http://jl.ly
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