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XBT Holding Ltd. Announces 2013 Year-End Results

Revenue from New Customers Increased by 15 Percent as Number of Servers Reaches 18,000

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/26/14 -- XBT Holding Ltd., a global hosting and network solutions provider, has announced its 2013 year-end results, showing a 15 percent increase in revenue due to service improvement and new customer acquisitions.

EBITDA margin grew 8 percent year-on-year to reach 38 percent. This growth was driven by cost-efficient operations. XBT Holding's customer base increased to 10,200 during 2013. Further details of XBT Holding's 2013 performance are presented below:

Indicator                                              2013    2012    2011
EBITDA Margin, %                                         38%     30%     27%
Gross Margin, %                                          54%     49%     30%
Revenue Increase from Acquisition of New Customers       15%     40%     96%
Debt to Equity Ratio                                  0.04x   0.33x   0.64x
Numbers of Servers Operated                           18000   16000    8000

"Providing the best possible services at the best possible price. This is what we have been doing and will continue doing," said Rajesh Kumar Mishra, CFO of XBT Holding Ltd. "We know that the results will come if we maintain our high standards. The stats show that we have even surpassed our goals."

Improved performance in XBT Holding's debt to equity from 0.33x in 2012 to 0.04x in 2013, also positions the company well to sustain its growth while continuing to reward its investors. Auditor KPMG noted: "The group is managing its finances in a very fluid manner leading to improved investor confidence and sustained stability." KPMG also provided some of the latest financial results, taken from their research:

--  The Equity Value for the European operations is between the range of
    $73,0 million to $86,6 million

--  The Equity Value for the US operations is between the range of $140,8
    million to $170,9 million

--  The Equity Value for the Asia operations is between the range of $23,7
    million to $27,4 million

--  The Equity Value for the Group is between the range of $237,6 million to
    $284,1 million

The Holding's flagship Webzilla introduced Instant Files, a service targeted at businesses willing to grow. Webzilla Instant Files is highly scalable and together with its intuitive management system allows users to move with their own pace while maintaining full control over their data. Apart from this, XBT's overall strategy hasn't changed and customer satisfaction and new service development remain the top priorities.

Highly sought-after domain servers.com was acquired by XBT for a reported $300,000. Following an aggressive expansion into the US and Asian markets, the company focused on creating an automated and standardized hosting platform for small to medium scale business customers (SMB). "Housing the XBT's regional brands under one roof is what servers.com allows us to do," said Mr. Mishra. "We offer great diversity of services in many different regions. We want to create a hub that users can go to and find exactly what they need without having to browse 2 or 3 websites. On top of that, action data analysis will open the realm of flexible targeting and pricing based on what our users need."

Growth is what marks the past year for XBT. The total number of servers, the holding operates, went up by 15%, from 16,000 to 18,000. It leads to a vast improvement in the scalability options, customers are able to enjoy. XBT's investment in building a worldwide content delivery network saw Universal CDN increase its sustained total network throughout surpass 300 Gbps. With a strategy of focused targeting industries like e-commerce, financial services and advertising networks, the holding and its seven brands, spanning three continents, are in pole position to continue growing.

About XBT Holding

XBT Holding Ltd. is a privately-owned global hosting, network solutions and web development provider founded in 2005, with offices in eight countries. Worldwide enterprise and SMB customers rely on XBT's international expertise and comprehensive service portfolio, including managed dedicated hosting, colocation, shared and VPS hosting, high-performance network, cloud, web and application development services. The company operates a worldwide proprietary network through five carrier-neutral datacenters and 13 points of presence in the United States, Europe and Asia, with more than 18,000 servers throughout seven subsidiaries. XBT Holding partners with most major Tier 1 networks to ensure high-speed international connectivity up to 1.5 Tbps. XBT is now one of the fastest-growing companies in the Internet infrastructure industry. Visit XBT online at xbt.com.

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