Market Overview Inc. to Acquire for $100M

Share: Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOM) announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire, a family history website, for approximately $100 million in cash and assumed liabilities.

This transaction will enable to add a differentiated service targeted to a complementary segment of the growing family history category. In addition, will welcome a team of talented engineers, digital marketers, and family history innovators into the fold and also gain access to a proprietary technology platform that has supported's rapid growth. is owned and operated by Inflection LLC, a Silicon Valley-based technology company. Since's launch in January 2010, the site has rapidly grown to more than 380,000 paying subscribers who pay approximately $39.95 a year. offers access to over 2.1 billion historical records, including birth records, obituaries, immigration and passenger lists, historical newspapers, and U.S. and U.K. Censuses.

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