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Rightside® Issues Statement to Respond to Donuts Proposal

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rightside Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq:NAME), a leading provider of domain name services that advance the way businesses and consumers define and present themselves online, confirms receipt of an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Donuts Inc. to acquire Rightside’s entire registry of generic top-level domains and related assets for $70 million in an all-cash deal.

Rightside appreciates Donuts’ interest in these assets and also shares their enthusiasm for the Registry business. The Company’s Board of Directors and management team remain committed to maximizing long-term shareholder value and as such they will evaluate any proposal to determine whether it is in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders.

About Rightside
Rightside® inspires and delivers new possibilities for consumers and businesses to define and present themselves online. The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry's most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD registry operator, Rightside is home to some of the most admired brands in the industry, including Enom and Name.com. Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Rightside has offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. For more information please visit www.rightside.co.

Investor Contacts The Blueshirt Group Allise Furlani, 212-331-8433, allise@blueshirtgroup.rocks Brinlea Johnson, 212-331-8424, brinlea@blueshirtgroup.rocks Press Contact Acacia Krebs Director, Corporate Communications Rightside press@rightside.co

Source:Rightside Group, Ltd.