Two companies based around generic domain names are for sale for $2bn & $1.4bn. Though the sale of the smaller has been pulled/delayed as interest was around $1.2bn – $1.3bn rather than the $1.4bn price sought.

“The insurance company Admiral has cast a shadow over the forthcoming flotation of by announcing it had decided not to sell, its rival price-comparison service. Admiral said yesterday that despite attracting interest from a number of private equity bidders, no one had offered it a sufficiently attractive price for the minority stake it was prepared to sell.

The Independent website has more here