EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1474 - February 14, 2007     3 of 4

LiveAuctioneers Takes 'eBay Live Auctions' to Asia

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eBay Live Auctions facilitator has announced the signing of its first Asian client, Hong Kong Auctions Ltd. This milestone marks the first time that eBay Live Auctions will be used in Hong Kong.

"LiveAuctioneers is committed to bringing live online bidding capabilities to auction houses worldwide," says LiveAuctioneers CEO Julian Ellison. "With the signing of Hong Kong Auctions, LiveAuctioneers has officially broken ground in the Asian marketplace. We look forward to expanding our presence in Asia and other destinations across the globe."

LiveAuctioneers, based in New York, currently serves auction houses in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United States. It provides real-time Internet bidding capability, in association with eBay Live Auctions, to more than 540 auction houses.

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