Ancestry.com Inc Investor Alert: Lawsuit to Block Buyout filed

A lawsuit was filed by an investor in shares of Ancestry.com Inc in effort to stop the proposed takeover and current NASDAQ-ACOM stockholders are encouraged to contact the Shareholders Foundation.
 
 
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Nov. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- An investor in shares of Ancestry.com Inc  filed a lawsuit against directors of Ancestry.com Inc in effort to block the proposed buyout of Ancestry.com Inc at $32 per NASDAQ-ACOM share.

Investors who purchased shares of the Ancestry.com Inc  prior to October 22, 2012, and currently hold any of those NASDAQ-ACOM shares have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at mail@shareholdersfoundation.com or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.

The plaintiff alleged that the defendants breached their fiduciary duties owed to NASDAS:ACOM stockholder arising out of the attempt to sell the company too cheaply via an unfair process to a company owned by the London-based private-equity firm Permira funds and co-investors.

On October 22, 2012, Ancestry.com  announced that the company owned by the Permira funds and co-investors has entered into a merger agreement to acquire Ancestry.com for $32.00 per share in cash in a transaction valued at $1.6 billion.

However, the plaintiff claims that the $32.00offer is unfair to NASDAQ-ACOM stockholder and undervalues the company. In fact, NASDAQ-ACOM shares traded as recently as August 15, 2012 as high as $32.90 per share and on July 31, 2012 as high as $33.47 per share, both above the current offer. In addition, at least one analyst has set the high target price for NASDAQ-ACOM shares at $45.00 per share. Furthermore, Ancestry.com Inc has performed well in the past years for its investors. Its annual Revenue rose from $197.59 million in 2008 to $399.66 million in 2011 and its Net Income increased over the same time periods from $2.38 million to $62.90 million.

Those who are current investors in Ancestry.com Inc , have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at mail@shareholdersfoundation.com or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.
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