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News Feed Item by Hilco Streambank Launches February 17th

Hilco Streambank is pleased to announce the launch of, an online auction platform for IPv4 address blocks. will simplify the transaction process for IPv4 transfers by standardizing terms and conditions and bring much needed transparency to the market by allowing registered users to view real time pricing for address blocks. aims to solve two of the largest issues facing the IPv4 market: a lack of transparency and unnecessarily complex and time consuming sales processes,” said Amy Potter, Director at Hilco Streambank. “Users can skip the hassle of drawn-out negotiations with a simple online auction, and offer information for IPv4 address blocks. These are much needed additions to the IPv4 market. The simplified process of enables Hilco Streambank to offer smaller blocks of IPv4 address. This will greatly benefit small to mid-sized companies looking for IPv4 space.” will list IPv4 address blocks in sizes from /24s up to /17s, registered in ARIN, APNIC and RIPE. The first auction begins February 17, 2014. Transfers facilitated through will be subject to Regional Internet Registry approval. Bidders are highly encouraged to apply for pre-approval with their local Regional Internet Registry prior to bidding.

Hilco Streambank is offering for small and medium sized IPv4 transaction as a complement to its IPv4 address brokering services. For those parties with larger or more complex needs, Hilco Streambank will continue brokering private transactions in all three regions.

About Hilco Streambank

Hilco Streambank, a market leading advisory firm in the intellectual property disposition and valuation space, over the last three years has become a market leader in the IPv4 transfer market. Having completed numerous transactions in ARIN, APNIC and RIPE, including sales in publicly reported Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases as well as private transactions, Hilco Streambank has established itself in the internet and telecom community as a responsible and effective intermediary in the space.

Parties interested in listing their IPv4 blocks on, or registering to bid in the first set of auctions opening February 17, 2014 should contact Hilco Streambank:

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