Permira

According to Bloomberg and USA today, Permira Advisers LLP has reached an agreement to buy Ancestry. com for about $1.6 billion, according to someone familiar with the sale. At this time Premira has declined to comment. The AP press release is as follows: “PROVO, Utah (AP) — Genealogy website Ancestry.com has agreed to be acquired […]

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Sandy on October 3rd, 2012

According to Reuters news service, Permira Advisers LLP has now emerged as the front-runner to take Ancestry.com Inc private with a deal that could top $1.5 billion. This is a result of a request by Ancestry to the private equity firm and its competitors to improve on their offers. It has been reported that the […]

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