Domain Roundtable Conference to Present Investors and Domain Name Portfolio Holders Opportunities to Explore Return on Investment

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Domain Roundtable expands its content to identify emerging opportunities for investors and domain name portfolio holders to integrate their interests to attain a common goal of maximizing profits on domain name portfolio sales.

If you manage a large domain name portfolio or seek out portfolio holders and make investments in their domain names to turn a profit, then the Domain Roundtable Conference’s new finance-focused sessions are right up your alley. Happening April 19 – 21, 2006 at the newly-constructed Westin in Bellevue, Washington, the Domain Roundtable will be holding several sessions that surround the concept of financially interested entities (i.e., private equity firms, venture-backed corporations, and publicly traded companies) working with holders of valuable domain name portfolios to marry their interests and ultimately generate return on investment.

On Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 9:45am, Ari Bayme of Milbank Roy & Co., an international investment banking firm focused on mergers and acquisitions, strategic advisory and financing, will be hosting “Convergence Success Story: The Wall Street Perspective on Acquiring Domain Portfolios”. During this session, Bayme will share his wisdom with investors on how to understand the value of a domain portfolio and how investors and domain portfolio holders can integrate their financial goals and interests.

Bayme serves as Vice President at Milbank Roy & Co. with a specialty in technology related transactions. Since 2003, he has served as Treasurer and Board Member of Rocking the Boat, a non-profit foundation serving underprivileged teens in New York City.

Wednesday afternoon at 3:45pm, portfolio holders will find “Tax Planning and Risk Management for Portfolio Holders” the next logical step on this financially focused track. Paul Keating of Renova, Ltd., a new law firm in Barcelona emphasizing on intellectual property, international tax planning and finance, will be conducting this session. Listeners will find insight on how to more effectively manage and structure their portfolios to maximize returns through efficient tax planning as well as how to limit and reduce risks and liabilities.

Keating has practiced law since 1983 and most recently practiced as an equity partner in Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, managing transactions ranging from start-ups to $100 million mergers. In 2004, he relocated to Spain with his wife and son and began Renova, Ltd.

On Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 1:15pm, the Domain Roundtable welcomes Special Keynote Speaker, Marc Ostrofsky, of, a firm specializing in acquisition and development of domain names as, as Ostrofsky likes to put it, “Internet Real Estate”. Ostrofsky will elaborate on the concept of buying and selling domain names, methods of domain valuation, and will speak from the perspective of domain portfolio holders acting as investors and brand developers.

Ostrofsky is a partner at Internet REIT, LLP. He is notable for his record sale of for $7.5 million to eCompanies. He has made numerous television appearances for technology-related stories on ABC, CNN, NBC, CBS, and CNBC and founded the Young Entrepreneurs Organization in Texas.

The Domain Roundtable Conference, hosted by Name Intelligence, Inc., continues to evolve and bring attendees content that is of importance within their professional areas of expertise. The dynamic nature of the domain industry provides a perfect environment in which a diverse demographic of professionals thrive.

The goal of these financially-focused sessions occurring at the Domain Roundtable Conference is to harness that diversity and in turn, help portfolio holders and investors alike maximize the growing potential for return on investment by providing attendees access to exclusive information given by an experienced cast of speakers and panelists.

For information on registration, accommodations or any other aspect of the Domain Roundtable Conference, April 19-21, 2006 in Bellevue, Washington, please visit or call 206.838.9035, x. 8.

Deeply discounted passes are available for members of the press. For more information on registration, please contact Kristin White.

Name Intelligence, Inc. is the internet’s source for domain wisdom, combining engineering expertise with a sophisticated understanding of the global domain space in order to provide enterprise and user-end solutions for centralized domain information, intellectual property protection, and semantic domain name suggestion technology.


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