Internet domain site Go Daddy is in talks to be sold to private equity firms KKR and Silver Lake for a hefty sum. According to the New York Post, the buying group is "near a $1 billion plus deal to snap up" the hosting company, while Reuters and Bloomberg figure the sale will be for "more than $2 billion." None of the groups involved have yet responded to comment from the three outlets cited who reported the development. Even for those who haven't registered a website with Go Daddy, the company may still be on your radar for one reason: its widely-despised TV spots.
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