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Ancestry.com (Nasdaq: ACOM), the world's largest online family history resource, today announced that the Ancestry.com stockholders have approved the previously announced merger agreement pursuant to which a company owned by Permira funds and co-investors, will acquire the Company.

Based on the preliminary tabulation of the stockholder vote, approximately 99% of the total votes cast, which represents approximately 75% of the total shares outstanding of Ancestry.com as of the November 30, 2012 record date, were voted in favor of adopting the merger agreement.

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