Sedo’s Latest GreatDomains Live Auction Shatters Previous Records with Nearly $1.7 Million Changing Hands
312 Bidders from 42 Countries Participated in Record-Setting Auction that Resulted in 66 Premium Domains Transferring Ownership, Including, Via.com and Click.net
Cambridge, Mass., December 11, 2007 – On December 6, 2007, GreatDomains closed its latest live auction powered by Sedo. This auction combined the November and December GreatDomains auctions, which would normally fall on holidays, to offer bidders one large selection of premium .COM and .NET domain names being sold by members from around the world. Bidders from 42 countries participated in the auction with 66 domains sold, generating nearly $1.7 million.
Auction highlights include the sale of, via.com, which closed at $157,500, and click.net, which closed at $56,000. The total dollar amount of the auction neared the $1.7 million mark thanks in part to other domains such as chica.com ($41,000) and fattuesday.com ($16,500).
GreatDomains Premium Auctions are global in scope and have proven to be successful in helping domain owners reach the sales price they are looking for while offering buyers a premium selection of top-quality domains.
Sedo acquired GreatDomains, the online platform for buying and selling premium domain names in June 2007. This was the latest in a series of live premium domain auctions to be run on GreatDomains.com. GreatDomains will feature another 7-day auction event beginning January 17th, 2008, with flats.com, Indian.com, latest.com, test.net and other one-word premium domains up for bidding.
Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling Internet domain names and websites. With offices in America, Germany and the UK, Sedo has assembled the world’s largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 10.5 million listings. The success of Sedo’s model has attracted a global membership base of more than 600,000 domain professionals. Sedo is majority-owned by AdLINK Group (ISIN DE0005490155 / German WKN: 549015), which is part of the German United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031/ WKN 508903). Sedo offers regional versions of its site for the UK (Sedo.co.uk), France (Sedo.fr), Germany (Sedo.de), and Spain (Sedo.com).
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