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Lastminute.com sells for 1 billion dollars

You gotta love stories of online success like this one:

‘Lastminute.com, the British online discount travel agency and icon of the former Internet boom, has agreed to be bought by US travel group Sabre Holdings in a cash deal worth 577 million pounds (843 million euros, 1.075 billion dollars)….’

Read more at Lastminute.com books takeover by US travel group Sabre

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Comments

  1. Got Root? says:

    I’d like have a similar domain…

  2. Jon says:

    Well I hope it is more than just the domain name they are paying for… It just shows that Dotcom2 is just around the corner.

  3. Anthony says:

    It can’t even be compared to the speculative dot-com times as it is much more that just a domain name. lastminute.com is a sucessful business with a proven revenue model that delivers profits. Congrats to those involved.

  4. hyms says:

    Amazing…how lucky they are! This is unbelievable but I don’t think this is a fake.

    Are there any company offer me 1million for http://insurancesignal.com ?

    Then I can contribute the money to America disaster. I hope.