Sedo Closes Second GreatDomains Auction with 6-Figure Bid

Sedo logoGreatDomains receives bid valued at more than $110,000

Sedo, the leading online marketplace where users buy and sell domain names and websites, today announced that the company closed its second GreatDomains auction of the year with a six-figure bid for valued at $112,500. In addition, bids that surpassed $25,000 were placed on, and The auction began on Thursday, February 21 and ended on Thursday, February 28.

“Our highly reputable GreatDomains auction has consistently attracted the highest bids from domain name enthusiasts and entrepreneurs around the world,” said Sedo’s Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Jeremiah Johnston. “We expect this trend will continue, as the significant growth of the domain name market in 2007 will continue to fuel the uptake in demand for premium domains in 2008.”

Beyond the top four best selling domains, there were other noteworthy premium names that fell within the $20,000 – $10,000 bidding range. These included, and Domain names that received bids valued at less than $10,000, but have the potential to be top selling names in future auctions, include and

Sedo acquired GreatDomains, the online platform for buying and selling premium domain names, in June 2007.

About Sedo

Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., 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 (, France (, Germany (, and Spain (

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This news release from Sedo was issued from Cambridge, Mass., on March 4, 2008.