Ancestry.com Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Services Company

Ancestry.com has acquired 7 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Ancestry.com’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Archives.com for $100M. Ancestry.com has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (43%) and building materials (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2

Ancestry.com, Inc.

360 West 4800 North,
Provo, Utah 84604
United States,
(801) 705-7000
www.ancestry.com

Ancestry.com is a provider of family history and consumer genomics information, and helps people gain a new level of understanding about their lives. The Company's suite of history products include Archives, Fold3, Newspapers.com, AncestryDNA, and AncestryHealth. Ancestry.com was formed in 1983 and is based in Provo, Utah.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
vol $134M $134M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Adpay, Inc. 2016-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Englewood, Colorado · www.adpay.com
Find A Grave, Inc. 2013-09-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.findagrave.com
1000memories, Inc. 2012-10-03 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.1000memories.com
Archives.com 2012-04-26 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
, United States · www.archives.com
iArchives, Inc. 2010-09-23 27M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lindon, Utah · www.footnote.com
ProGenealogists, Inc. 2010-08-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.progenealogists.com
Genline AB 2010-06-15 7M USD Add-on Acquisition
Johanneshov, Sweden · www.genline.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (43%) 27M (20%) - -
Building Materials 1 (14%) - - -
Business Services 1 (14%) 7M (5%) - -
Consumer Services 1 (14%) 100M (75%) - -
Software 1 (14%) - - -
Total 7 $134M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 127M - -
  Utah 3 27M - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Sweden 1 7M - -
Domestic 6 (86%) 127M (95%) - -
Cross-border 1 (14%) 7M (5%) - -
Total 7 $134M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $134M
TOTAL $134M
Largest Archives.com
$100M (2012-04-26)

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