November 12, 2010

Ancestry.com Inc. Prices Secondary Offering at $26.00 Per Share

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ancestry.com Inc. announced the pricing yesterday of its secondary offering by selling stockholders of 3,795,955 shares of common stock at a price of $26.00 per share.

Morgan Stanley and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters for the offering. Citi, Jefferies & Company and Piper Jaffray are acting as co-managers. In addition, for up to 30 days, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters the right to purchase up to an additional 569,393 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments.

The registration statement for Ancestry.com Inc. relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 10, 2010. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, and there shall not be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Any offer or sale will be made only by means of a written prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement. A copy of the final prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014 or email prospectus@morganstanley.com, or BofA Merrill Lynch, 4 World Financial Center, New York, New York 10080, Attention: Prospectus Department or email dg.prospectus.requests@baml.com.

About Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM) is the world's largest online family history resource, with nearly 1.4 million paying subscribers. More than 6 billion records have been added to the site in the past 14 years. Ancestry users have created more than 20 million family trees containing over 2 billion profiles. Ancestry.com Inc. has local Web sites directed at nine countries that help people discover, preserve and share their family history, including its flagship Web site at www.ancestry.com.

CONTACT:  Ancestry.com Inc.

          Investors:

          Ryan Ostler

            (801) 705-7942

            rostler@ancestry.com

          Media:

          Heather Erickson

            (801) 705-7104

            herickson@ancestry.com


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