PROVO, Utah, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On September 27, 2013, Chancellor Strine of the Delaware Court of Chancery granted the motions to dismiss that had been filed by the defendants in the litigation captioned In re: Ancestry.com Inc. Shareholder Litigation (Consolidated C.A. No. 7988) and dismissed plaintiffs' amended complaint with prejudice.
Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource with approximately 2.7 million paying subscribers across all its websites. More than 12 billion records have been added to the Ancestry.com sites and users have created more than 50 million family trees containing more than 5 billion profiles. In addition to its flagship site www.ancestry.com, the Company operates several Ancestry international websites along with a suite of online family history brands, including Archives.com, Fold3.com and Newspapers.com, all designed to empower people to discover, preserve and share their family history.