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					           ACCEL-KKR ACQUIRES MAJORITY EQUITY STAKE IN
             THE ENDURANCE INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
 -- Fast-Growing Company is One of the World’s Largest Providers of Website Creation,
                       Hosting and Management Solutions --

Menlo Park, CA and Burlington, MA – October 14, 2008 – Accel-KKR, a technology-focused
private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of a majority equity stake in The Endurance
International Group, Inc. (“Endurance”), a privately-held provider of online applications and
services. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Endurance is one of the largest providers of website hosting and online applications and
services in the world and ranks among the top 10 for domain names under management
worldwide. The company utilizes a multi-brand approach to provide web services and solutions
tailored for various market segments, including small and medium-sized businesses, individual
consumers, non-profits groups and large enterprises. Endurance supports multiple brands
worldwide and manages over one million domain names.

Under the terms of the transaction, Endurance’s Chief Executive Officer Steve Sydness,
Executive Vice Presidents Hari Ravichandran and Thomas Gorny, together with their senior
management team, will continue in their current roles. Endurance’s senior management team
will continue to hold a significant equity stake in the company.

Steve Sydness, CEO of Endurance, said, “We are delighted to partner with Accel-KKR, a firm
with a long track record of helping build great technology businesses, as we begin the next
chapter of growth for our company. Over the years, we have worked diligently to build
Endurance into a preeminent player in the online applications and services space. While we are
proud of the leading brands and worldwide customer base we have developed, we are confident
that the best is yet to come for our company – and for our customers. Our industry remains a
highly fragmented one, in which we are well-positioned to continue our growth, both organically
and through acquisitions. We look forward to working with Accel-KKR to achieve this end.”

Ben Bisconti, Managing Director of Accel-KKR, said, “Steve, Hari, Thomas and their senior
management team have built the critical mass Endurance requires for continued rapid and
profitable expansion, a highly scalable platform with which to facilitate this growth, and a unique
infrastructure that allows Endurance to serve an increasing customer base with outstanding
levels of service. The company has a strong track record of growing organically and through
acquisitions and we believe it is uniquely positioned to continue doing so in this environment.
This is a world-class team and a well-positioned business, and we are pleased to be investing in
both.”

Tom Barnds, Managing Director of Accel-KKR, added, “At Accel-KKR, we are excited about the
opportunity to work with Endurance in helping the company continue a remarkable track record
of growth and industry leadership. We are in a tough economic environment, and we are
pleased to be partnering with the Endurance management team in moving forward with a well-
capitalized strategy for continuing to build on the company’s leadership position.”

About Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $1 billion in assets under
management. The firm invests primarily in technology-enabled businesses well positioned for
top-line and bottom-line growth. At the core of Accel-KKR’s investment strategy is a
commitment to developing strong partnerships with the management teams of its portfolio
companies and a focus on building value through the significant resources available through the
Accel-KKR network. Accel-KKR has a particular focus on buyouts and recapitalizations of
family-owned or closely-held private companies, divisional buyouts of larger companies, and
going-private transactions. For more information, please visit www.accel-kkr.com.

About Endurance International Group, Inc.
The Endurance International Group, Inc. is a privately held provider of online applications and
services, including: website creation, hosting and management; domain registration;
communication tools; ecommerce services; online marketing and productivity enhancing
applications. The Company is currently the fourth largest provider of website creation, hosting
and management solutions in the world and ranks among the top 10 for domain names under
management worldwide. Endurance targets different customer segments including small and
medium-sized businesses, individual consumers, non-profits groups and large enterprises.
Endurance supports multiple brands serving more than 600,000 subscription accounts
worldwide and manages over one million domain names. Endurance was founded in 1997 and
is headquartered in Burlington, MA with a second office in Phoenix, AZ.

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