Tag: silver lake

Ancestry.com buys Adpay, Memoriams.com owner

Adpay, one of the long-time vendors serving newspapers and media companies with white-label back-end classified software, has a new owner. Ancestry.com LLC, a Utah-based company that also owns the online archive Newspapers.com (and of course the genealogy site Ancestry.com), bought Adpay in a deal announced today (but dated yesterday). Terms were not announced.  CEO Mike Heene is expected to stay with the company, which he co-founded in...

Read More

EBay selling most of Skype

EBay selling most of Skype

EBay just announced sale of 65 percent of Skype to Silver Lake. a technology investment group whose prior investments include Ameritrade and Travelocity.  Included in the $1.9 billion sale is a $125 million note to EBay to include Index Ventures, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Andreesen Horowitz.  The deal,