Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters, in connection with a secondary offering of 18,975,000 shares of Class A common stock of GoDaddy Inc. by certain of GoDaddy’s existing stockholders, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional securities. GoDaddy’s Class A common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “GDDY.”
Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, GoDaddy is a leading technology provider to small businesses, web design professionals and individuals, delivering simple, easy to use cloud-based products and outcome-driven, personalized customer care. GoDaddy operates the world’s largest domain marketplace and provides website building, hosting and security tools to help customers easily construct and protect their online presence and tackle the rapidly changing technology landscape. As its customers grow, GoDaddy provides applications that help them connect to their customers, manage and grow their businesses and get found online.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partners Alan F. Denenberg and Sarah K. Solum and associates Bryan M. Quinn and Donald K. Lang. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associate Patrick E. Sigmon provided tax advice. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. Counsel Jeanine P. McGuinness provided financial regulatory advice. Associate Michelle Gross provided intellectual property and technology advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California, New York and Washington DC offices.