The Board of CentralNic Group plc (LON:CNIC), the internet platform business which derives revenues from the global sale of domain names and associated services, has become aware of speculation in relation to a potential acquisition.
CentralNic Group plc has a stated strategy to execute acquisitions where these meet the Group’s strategic criteria. In line with this strategy, CentralNic can confirm that it is in discussions with SK-NIC, a.s., the registry service provider for the .sk country code top level domain for Slovakia, however these discussions have not been concluded and the potential transaction remains in the course of negotiation. The discussions may or may not lead to an acquisition of the SK-NIC, a.s. business or a commercial relationship between the companies. Any transaction with SK-NIC, a.s. would be classified as a Substantial transaction under AIM Rule 12.
The Board will provide shareholders with a further update as required.