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Houst confirms purchase of Hostmaker’s client base

Houst has confirmed the purchase of Hostmaker’s client base and non-UK subsidiaries.

The company said it will ensure UK hosts can continue offering the same service.

It was announced that earlier in the week that Hostmaker has fallen into administration, with its staff facing potential redundancies.

James Jenkins-Yates, founder and chief executive of Houst, said: “As reported, Hostmaker’s UK business has been placed into administration and has subsequently ceased trading.

“On Friday, our offer to acquire Hostmaker’s non-UK subsidiaries was accepted by its administrators.

“As part of this, we have also stepped in to ensure all of Hostmaker’s UK hosts can continue offering the same great service to guests we know they strive for.

“Our focus on the immediate future is to seamlessly transfer all of Hostmaker’s hosts to our platform so that they can continue business as usual.”

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