J.W. CHILDS ACQUISITION I CORP.
February 27, 2008
J.W. Childs Associates, L.P.
111 Huntington Avenue, Suite 2900
Boston, Massachusetts 02199
Re: Administrative Services
Ladies and Gentlemen:
This letter will confirm our agreement that, commencing on the closing date (the Closing Date) of
the initial public offering of the securities of J.W. Childs Acquisition I Corp. (the Company)
pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 to be filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (the Registration Statement) and continuing until the earlier of the consummation by
the Company of a business combination or the Companys liquidation (in each case as described in
the Registration Statement) (such earlier date hereinafter referred to as the Termination Date),
J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. shall make available to the Company, at 111 Huntington Avenue, Suite
2900, Boston, Massachusetts 02199 (or any successor location of J.W. Childs Associates, L.P.),
certain office space, utilities, secretarial support and other administrative services as may be
reasonably required by the Company to carry on its business as described in the Registration
Statement. In exchange therefor, the Company shall pay J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. the sum of
$10,000 per month payable in advance commencing on the Closing Date and on each one month
anniversary thereafter until the Termination Date.
J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. hereby waives any and all right, title, interest or claim of any kind
with respect to the Companys obligations hereunder (Claim) in or to any distribution from the
trust account, as described in the Registration Statement, and hereby waives any Claim it may have
in the future as a result of, or arising out of, this letter agreement and agrees not to seek
recourse, reimbursement, payment or satisfaction of payments due hereunder or, for any such Claim,
against such trust account for any reason whatsoever.
This letter agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding of the parties hereto in
respect of its subject matter and supersedes all prior understandings, agreements or
representations by or among the parties hereto, written or oral, to the extent they relate in any
way to the subject matter hereof or the transactions contemplated hereby. This letter agreement may
not be amended, modified or waived as to any particular provision, except by a written instrument
executed by all parties hereto. No party hereto may assign either this letter agreement or any of
its rights, interests or obligations hereunder without the prior written approval of the