By: Raymond Hackney
HILCO Streambank is an advisory firm that is running a pretty big auction this month from May 20 to May 22. Some of the names are standouts and certainly should bring in a nice price.
Bargain.com Registered in 1998
ETM.com Registered in 1995 and believe it or not dropped 2 times
They are adding Tweeter.com to the auction which was announced today in a press release. The domain was registered in 1999 long before the creation of Twitter.
Here is the press release:
– Hilco Streambank, an advisory firm specializing in the valuation and
marketing of brands, trademarks and other intangible assets, today
announced the addition of several new domain names and trademarks to its
upcoming online auction that will take place on May 20 through May 22, 2013. Premium domains such as Tweeter.com and TWTR.com will be auctioned.
was a specialty consumer electronics retailer that operated as many as
153 stores in 22 states under the Tweeter brand, and other names.
Stores were located in New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Southeast,
Chicago, Texas, Southern California, Phoenix and Las Vegas. These
prominent domains and trademark will be added to the initial list of
domains and trademarks up for auction, including TJ Maxx® (Australia),
Lamb & Flag®, and Service Merchandise, as well as multiple premium
domain names, including ETM.com, Bargain.com, BrandEquity.com, VirtualMall.com and 1800myWebsite.com.
are excited to add the valuable Tweeter domain names to our auction,”
said David Peress, EVP of Hilco Streambank. “This online auction
provides numerous opportunities to acquire highly desirable domain
names. We have already received a substantial level of interest and expect the new additions to bring more.”
domain names and related intellectual property including trademarks,
customer lists and vanity phone numbers will be sold in separate lots on
Hilco Streambank’s proprietary online auction platform, HilcoIPAuctions.com, beginning on May 20th and closing May 22nd. Interested parties should visit http://www.hilcostreambank.com/domainauction.asp or contact Hilco Streambank for more information.
is an advisory firm specializing in the marketing, sale and valuation
of intangible assets for businesses at all stages. HilcoStreambank is
part of the Hilco Organization (www.hilcotrading.com), a financial services and operational advisory company based in Northbrook, Illinois.
Streambank identifies, preserves, and extracts value for clients
through the application of experience, diligence and creativity. Recent
transactions include the sale of the DiVX patent portfolio for Circuit
City, as well as brand names, Internet domain names, customer files and
other IP for Borders, Goody’s, Mervyn’s, Robb & Stucky Furniture,
Berkline/BenchCraft and Tavern on the Green. Additionally, Hilco
Streambank provides intangible asset valuation services to stakeholders
in a variety of contexts including compliance and reporting, lending,
and for the resolution of disputes. Hilco Streambank also provides
advisory services on intangible asset value maximization strategies and
liquidity-generating options. The firm’s clients have included
stakeholders in both healthy and distressed situations, as well as other
outside consulting firms, management teams, debtor's counsel, secured
and unsecured creditors, plaintiffs and defense attorneys, lenders,
liquidators, turnaround consultants, and others. Hilco Streambank is
headquartered in Needham, MA with offices in New York, NY and Chicago,