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Littlejohn Becomes Majority Investor in Hostway

Valued Hostway customers, I write to you with exciting news about the future of Hostway.

Private investment firm Littlejohn & Co. has become the majority investor in Hostway Corporation, and joins us in our continuing objective to provide world-class, hosted IT solutions to a broad customer and partner base. Hostway’s management team will immediately begin to put their investment to work for you.

As decision-makers at businesses of all sizes, you will understand the importance of adaptation to the growth potential of any company. Hostway views this transition as an immense opportunity to create an unparalleled user experience, while continuing to improve and reinforce all of our current services. Our new partners at Littlejohn & Co. will enable us to aim higher than previously possible. We owe this opportunity to further grow Hostway to you – our customers and partners. Our relationships with you contributed greatly to Littlejohn & Co.’s decision to invest so heavily in Hostway’s future.

As our customer, you’ll experience no change to the flexible, scalable and affordable solutions you already receive from Hostway. Your data and hardware will not be moved. Your support and account contacts are the same. Our goals in this regard remain unchanged: We strive to offer tailored customer solutions through a broad portfolio of managed, cloud, web and email hosting services, and support them as efficiently as anyone in the business. Your needs inform our every decision and influence each step forward.

What changes should you expect? First and foremost, growth: Hostway’s operations, product offerings, sales and marketing efforts will expand and upgrade.

Littlejohn & Co. is a private investment firm focused on investing in companies that can benefit from operational and strategic support as they confront change in their industry, operations or ownership. Since 1995, Littlejohn & Co. has invested over $2 billion in 30 companies in a variety of industries and has helped these businesses achieve their growth objectives. They have significant experience investing in and professionalizing founder-owned businesses. Hostway represents a significant investment for Littlejohn, and they will work closely with us to significantly grow the company.

If you have any further questions about this transition, please visit our FAQ. We will continue to share exciting updates as they become available in the coming weeks and months.

Warm regards and happy holidays.