Sergei Putanov: Why I invested $69 million for A Mile High Club .com
Two days ago we broke the news of the biggest domain sale ever – the acquisition of the domain name AMileHighClub.com by Russian billionaire domain investor, Sergei Putanov, for $69 million dollars.
In an interview granted to our correspondent in Ekaterinburg, Russia, Sergei Putanov describes his motives for this monumental domain investment and talks about his future plans.
Nikolai Domienenko for DomainGang: Sergei, you shocked the domain world and many US firms with the purchase of AMileHighClub. What made you spent $69 million dollars on a domain name?
Sergei Putanov: Greetings Nikolai and thank. As said before, invest long term no flipping stuff here. And after plan launch escort site really take off, I thought, perhaps use own jet and lease not. Understand?
Nikolai: Makes perfect sense, Sergei. So you invested in a domain and infrastructure and thus cut the middleman out. Am I reading you correctly?
Sergei: You smart guy, could use for body guard in Meet Me In Russia escort project. So yes, spend $69 million for most expensive domain but also bought business for $1. This way tax low and no need for PR. Pay seller and make business.
Nikolai: A very efficient method, Sergei. What about the rumored sale of PrivateJet.com for $30 million dollars, do you believe it actually happened?
Sergei: Listen Nikolai, as you know in Russia we say “when prostitute advertise in fish market, sex bad“. So when say what pay for something, mean you like attention. My record real, and journalist who print not this, I break leg. Sometime, both leg.
Nikolai: Most domain investors believe that you are a unique Russian, Sergei. So they listen to your advice very carefully. What would you advise them right now?
Sergei: When buy domain aftermarket, call company ask talk secretary. If sexy voice, send bottle of vodka, caviar and rose. Then go date, bang good and easy access company. Understand?
Nikolai: That’s a very efficient way to get huge discounts, Sergei. I’m sure a lot of our readers will appreciate. What do you plan to do with AMileHighClub.com in terms of development?
Sergei: I build empire, rich investor choose sexy escort fly to Dubai, London, Johannesburg and Malta. Big cash so soon get pretty lady, every country. As have money, will send escort via jet. Also invest in new gTLD, .prostitute
Nikolai: Thank you very much, Sergei Putanov, for this interview. Hope to see you soon.
Sergei: Pleasure my. I now go have meeting for developer, sexy lady from Ukraine. Long leg, big breast. Dasvidania!