b'to future periods are subject to the risk that internal control may become inadequate because ofchanges in conditions, or that the degree of compliance with the policies or procedures maydeteriorate.Under the supervision and with the participation of management, including our Chief ExecutiveOfficer and our Chief Financial Officer, we assessed the effectiveness of our internal control overfinancial reporting as of the end of the period covered by this report based on the framework inInternal ControlIntegrated Framework (2013) issued by the Committee of SponsoringOrganizations of the Treadway Commission. Based on the assessment, our Chief Executive Officer andour Chief Financial Officer concluded that our internal control over financial reporting was effective toprovide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of our financial reporting and the preparation ofour financial statements for external purposes in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accountingprinciples.Ernst & Young LLP, the independent registered public accounting firm that audited ourconsolidated financial statements included in this annual report on Form 10-K, has issued an attestationreport on the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting as of December 31, 2018 which isincluded in Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data.Item 9B. Other InformationDisclosures Required Pursuant to Section 13(r) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934Under the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012, which added Section 13(r)of the Exchange Act, we are required to include certain disclosures in our periodic reports if we or anyof our affiliates (as defined in Rule 12b-2 under the Exchange Act) knowingly engaged in certainspecified activities during the period covered by the report. Because the Securities and ExchangeCommission (SEC) defines the term affiliate broadly, it includes any entity controlled by us as wellas any person or entity that controls us or is under common control with us (control is alsoconstrued broadly by the SEC).We are not presently aware that we and our consolidated subsidiaries have knowingly engaged inany transaction or dealing reportable under Section 13(r) of the Exchange Act during the fiscal quarterended December 31, 2018. In addition, except as described below, at the time of filing this annualreport on Form 10-K, we are not aware of any such reportable transactions or dealings by companiesthat may be considered our affiliates as to whether they have knowingly engaged in any such reportabletransactions or dealings during such period. Upon the filing of periodic reports by such othercompanies for the fiscal quarter or fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, as the case may be, additionalreportable transactions may be disclosed by such companies.As of December 31, 2018, funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus (Warburg Pincus) heldapproximately 8% of our outstanding common shares. We were also a party to a shareholdersagreement with Warburg Pincus pursuant to which, among other things, Warburg Pincus had the rightuntil November 28, 2018 to designate two members of our board of directors. Accordingly, WarburgPincus was deemed an affiliate of us, during the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2018.Disclosure relating to Warburg Pincus and its affiliatesWarburg Pincus informed us of (i) the information reproduced below (the EIGI Disclosure)regarding Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, EIGI). EIGIis a company that may be considered an affiliate of Warburg Pincus. Because we and EIGI may bedeemed to be controlled by Warburg Pincus, we may be considered an affiliate of each of EIGI forthe purposes of Section 13(r) of the Exchange Act.159'