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NCC Group PLC Acquisition of Open Registry Group

January 2015 £15m

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Project Roubaix

January 2015 £15m

About the client

NCC Group is a global information assurance specialist providing organisations worldwide with expert escrow, verification, security consulting, website performance, software testing and domain services.

About the deal

Rickitt Mitchell advised NCC Group on the acquisition of Open Registry Group, an independent group of domain service companies based in Belgium and Luxembourg. Open Registry is a leading ICANN approved provider with many complimentary European blue chip clients. The acqusition increases NCC Group's presence in mainland Europe, within the ICANN community and the domain services market.

"The addition of registrar and trademark protection services to our own web security capabilities, in our Domain Services division, will provide us with a considerable competitive advantage in this fast growing and extremely dynamic market."

Rob Cotton | CEO | NCC Group PLC