Acquired by Ryan, LLC


Yesterday morning, Sedo reported the $250,000 sale of At the time I published an article about the sale, the domain name was registered in the name of Sedo’s escrow account. Since then, the domain name appears to have been transferred to the buyer, and the new registrant is Ryan, LLC. According to its website, Ryan “is a leading global tax services firm, providing a wide range of tax advisory and consulting services.

Notably, in 2013, I questioned whether Ryan acquired, in a deal brokered by Domain Holdings. Following the sale, there was a Ryan-branded landing page appearing on The Whois record for is currently private and that domain name does not resolve for me. I am not sure if that is a temporary issue. is not yet resolving to an operational website that I can see. Because does not appear to be used either, I am unsure of Ryan’s game plan for either domain name. Whatever they have planned, it seems pretty smart to own both and

I reached out to Ryan’s CMO to see if he can comment about the acquisition of, and I will share an update if he offers any insight about the acquisition.

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