and Listed on Sedo

Sedo  just issued a press release this morning announcing that the company locked up the and domain names under exclusive brokerage contract, with Dave Evanson serving as the broker. The asking prices for these two domain names were not shared, so the best way to find out is to contact Dave directly.

The domain names show Domain Capital as the registrant, but the press release quotes Mike Bahlitzanakis as the owner.

In 2006, the Ottawa Citizen posted an article about domain names, and it quoted Mike Bahlitzanakis. At the time, his company owned names like (I believe it was sold to Mike Mann) and (still appears to own it), in addition to and It also mentioned that the company had recently sold for $4.2 million.

Neither nor appear to be developed websites. has a simple logo on the home page, and has a “for sale” notice, directing inquiries to Dave Evanson.  According to a  DNN article, the company launched a website on back in 2008.

I’ve met Bahlitzanakis a couple of times, and he has been one of the most succesful guys investing in domain names. My guess is that he’ll likely have two more major exits in the near future.

Press release is below:

Sedo, the world’s largest domain name marketplace and monetization provider, today announced two exclusive agreements to broker the sales of and These two premium domain names present an opportunity for businesses or investors to secure a valuable two-letter .com domain, or a name with a strong single keyword and a huge potential in the world of online shopping.

“When we decided we wanted to list our two premium generic domains, we knew there’s no better place to go to than Sedo,” said Mike Bahlitzanakis, the seller of and “As the company with the most comprehensive industry expertise and extensive brokerage reach, it was a no-brainer.”

Prior to being listed for sale, the domain was developed as a price comparison site, while, with its naturally high traffic rankings, was a strong performer in domain parking. Two-character domain names tend to offer businesses with the chance to create short, memorable domains as alternatives to longer brand names, such as Barnes & Noble’s use of Strong keyword names like can often be the key to success in a particular industry, for example, e-commerce or online retail.

“It is rare that a pair of potentially highly valuable domains comes to market at the same time. and offer two great options to end users, investors, and businesses,” said Tobias Flaitz, Sedo’s CEO. “With Sedo’s global reach and over a decade of experience working with buyers and sellers worldwide, we are excited to help facilitate the sales of these two great names.”

Sedo’s seasoned brokerage team has negotiated sales for a number of premium keyword names in the past, including, and the World Record-setting sale of for $13 million in 2010. Interested parties should contact Dave Evanson, Senior Broker, at

Elliot Silver
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