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12|11|2012 11:32 am EDT sells for $2.45 Million USD

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Sales

Media company investing in .com – (Screenshot)

As reported by TechCrunch was bought for $2.45 Million USD by Virgin Island based Forexpros/Fusion Media Ltd.

As TechCrunch writes, with the purchase, Forexpros will today launch a global financial portal under the URL, where it plans to offer a free resource for novice and semi-professional traders and investors to find realtime quotes and charts, breaking news, financial tools, technical analysis and calendars.

The last snapshot of the site by shows that in February of 2011 the site was just an under construction page. ForexPros was launched in 2007 and employs 70 people world wide. Now the site has been rebranded to and the domain name redirects to

[Hat tip to George Kirkos and Donna Mahony]

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December 11, 2012 @ 12:37 pm EDT

Was it pure domain sale or developed website/business sale?

Frank Michlick

December 11, 2012 @ 1:18 pm EDT

It appears that this information wasn’t disclosed. But considering that the buyer did not continue to use the previous site but instead renamed their existing site, I think that the site was not included.


December 12, 2012 @ 10:10 am EDT

I was thinking the same thing, but with a domain like it could be either IMO

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