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08|23|2011 03:27 pm EDT

SEC Filing reveals BankRate.com’s Domain Acquisitions

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Sales

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BankRate.com’s Premium Domain Acquisitions in 2010 and 2011 have been revealed in a recent SEC filing totaling over $80 million USD. Albeit the purchases also included companies, content and software, the filing breaks the value of the domain names out as a separate number.

Bargaineering.com – $2.7 million USD, January 29, 2010
Approximately $2.8 million was recorded as finite-lived intangible assets consisting of Internet domain name for $2.7 million and non-compete agreement for $140,000.

InsuranceQuotes.com – $5.9 million USD, March 31, 2010
Approximately $5.9 million was recorded as intangible assets consisting of Internet domain name for $5.9 million, non-compete agreement for $20,000 and Internet content for $15,000.

NetQuote.com – $40.9 million USD, July 13, 2010
Approximately $92.0 million was recorded as intangible assets consisting of Internet domain name for $40.9 million, customer relationships for $46.0 million, and developed technology for $5.1 million.

CreditCards.com – $67.8 million USD.August 6, 2010
Approximately $67.8 million was recorded as finite-lived intangible assets consisting of Internet domain name for $26.5 million, customer relationships for $39.4 million, and developed technology for $1.9 million.

CD.com – $500,000 USD. October 15, 2010
“On October 15, 2010, the Company completed the acquisition of the internet domain name CD.com from Rick Latona Auctions, LLC, a Georgia Limited Liability Company for $500,000.

CreditCards.ca – $650,000 USD, November 23, 2010
On November 23, 2010, the Company completed the acquisition of internet domain name CreditCards.ca from an Enterprise Analyticals Modeling and Process, LLC, for $650,000.

TrouveMedia.com(?) – $230,000 USD, January 1, 2011
It doesn’t clearly state the domain name in the filing. “Approximately $3.9 million was recorded as intangible assets consisting of agent relationships for $2.3 million, developed technologies for $1.4 million, and internet domain name for $230,000.

CarInsuranceQuotes.com – $7.5 million USD, May 13, 2011
Approximately $7.5 million was recorded as intangible asset, all of which, was for the domain name.

As noted by Elliot Silver, “they amortize domain names from anywhere from 5 years to 25 years, depending on the domain name“.

[Hat tip to George Kirikos]

08|17|2009 09:30 pm EDT

Sedo Reports $600,000 in Domain Sales – BookHotels.com Sells for $70,000

by Chad Kettner in Categories: Domain Sales

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Sedo may not have had another blockbuster sale this week, but it still posted solid results with over $600,000 in weekly domain sales.

Some of the highlights included BookHotels.com for $70,000 (€50,000), Trekking.com for $27,500 (€19,500), GermProof.com for $25,000, and DiscountLaptops.com for $23,760.

The Belgium .be TLD also had an impressive sale with cam.be selling for $15,000.

Check out the full results after the jump…

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08|06|2009 05:08 pm EDT

iGuide.com Sells for $100,000

by Chad Kettner in Categories: Domain Sales

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AfternicDLS reported $950,000 worth of domain sales last week including iGuide.com for $100,000 and Cric.com for $45,000.

iGuide.com was purchased by Baroda Ventures LLC of California – a company founded by techonology entrepreneur David C. Bohnett (also the founder of GeoCities). The website currently forwards to OVGuide.com – an online video site that hosts TV shows, movies, video games, and user generated content.

Check out the rest of the weekly domain sales after the jump…

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07|21|2009 08:07 am EDT

Sedo Sells $750,000 Worth of Domains – Mouse.com and Keyboard.com Both Clear $100K

by Chad Kettner in Categories: Domain Sales

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Sedo posted a spectacular week of sales including Mouse.com for $125,000, Keyboard.com for $100,000, 70.com for $87,000, and 63.com for $75,000.

In total there were 128 domains sold for over $750,000. Check out the full list of results after the jump…

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02|25|2009 10:54 am EDT

AfternicDLS Weekly Sales Up To February 22

by Chad Kettner in Categories: Domain Sales

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It was another solid week for AfternicDLS with over $500,000 worth of reported domain sales. Some of the highlights included RCSI.com for $10,000, MLTD.com for $9,800, RippleEffect.com for $8,000, and AutomobileInsuranceQuotes.com for $6,750.

Check out the full list – which includes several notable non-English .coms, a few decent IDNs, and a $5,000 .info domain – after the jump…

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02|18|2009 07:46 am EDT

Sedo weekly sales up to February 17

by Chad Kettner in Categories: Domain Sales

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Sedo had its strongest weekly sales report of the year with over $1 million worth of domains being sold (and published)!

Dollars.com led the way, closing at 302,500 Euro (over $380,000 USD), and plenty of other notable sales followed including PZ.com for $61,000, Trusted.com for $50,000, RockleyPark.net and DevonCliffs.net for around $37,000 each (26,250 GBP), Thailand.org for $26,500, Almeda.com for $25,000, and many more!

See the full list of last week’s sales after the jump…

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