United Online Honored by the Association for Corporate Growth at the 3rd Annual ACG LA Awards Ceremo

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United Online Honored by the Association for Corporate Growth at the 3rd Annual ACG LA Awards Ceremony

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)honored Woodland Hills-based United Online, Inc. as the 2013 ACG Award Winner in the Global Company category at the "3rd Annual ACG LA Awards Ceremony" Wednesday, May 1 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.

"We are honored to receive this award from the ACG," said Mark R. Goldston, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Online. "The Los Angeles business community continues to be one of the most vibrant in the country, with a wide range of innovative, successful companies run by some very smart executives. As part of that community, United Online has grown over the last 14 years from a 25-employee start up, then called NetZero, to a publicly-traded company with offices around the world and brands including FTD®, Interflora®, Classmates®, schoolFeed®, StayFriends®, NetZero® and Juno®. It is gratifying to be recognized for the hard work, out of the box thinking and dedication our employees have displayed throughout those years."

"Each of these winners has challenged conventional thinking - one of the core principals of ACG - to help Los Angeles thrive as a business community," said Andrew M. Apfelberg, ACG LA chairman and partner at Greenberg Glusker. "The awards recognize outstanding private and public companies that have demonstrated leadership in their fields that extends throughout the region, and we're honored to recognize them in fulfilling our shared goal of corporate growth."

Each company was nominated by an ACG member, and interviewed by members of the ACG Awards Committee. The winning company in each category was then selected by Committee vote.

About United Online®

United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD), through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet, where their respective brands have attracted a large online audience that includes more than 100 million registered accounts worldwide. The company's FTD segment provides floral-related products and services (FTD, Interflora, Flying Flowers, and Flowers Direct) for consumers and retail florists, as well as other retail locations offering floral and related products and services. The company's Content & Media segment provides online nostalgia products and services (Classmates, schoolFeed and StayFriends) and online loyalty marketing (MyPoints). Its primary Communications segment service is Internet access (NetZero and Juno), including 4G mobile broadband (NetZero Wireless).

About ACG and ACG LA

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the global community for middle market M&A deal makers and business leaders focused on driving growth. ACG members have access to data, content and networking opportunities to access capital, make deals and foster corporate growth. Founded in 1954, ACG has grown to more than 13,000 members organized in 56 chapters throughout North America, Europe and Asia. ACG LA is one of the largest and most active chapters of ACG, delivering thought-provoking, knowledge-based events and networking opportunities. Our members and attendees - including leading corporate officers, private equity sources and service providers - participate in monthly meetings, world-class conferences and intimate roundtable discussions. We help dealmakers and business leaders stay abreast of current issues relating to corporate growth and stay connected with their peers. For more information, visit www.acgla.org.

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