Monday, 22 October 2012

Ancestry to be sold for $1.6 billion

Following weeks of speculation, Ancestry.com is finally to be sold for $1.6 billion to a European private equity firm called Permira. The company will continue to be headquartered in Utah, USA.

News giant CNN has the full story at http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/22/news/companies/ancestry-dot-com/index.html?h

(With thanks to Karen Cummings via Twitter)

Chris

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