Spark Networks plc

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Restructuring & Recapitalisations / Shareholders Approve Spark Networks(R) Plan to Reorganize in the United States

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BEVERLY HILLS, California, June 15 -- Spark Networks (MHJG: Prime Standard Frankfurt; Amex: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced that shareholders at a meeting held today approved a plan to establish Spark Networks plc as a subsidiary of Spark Networks, Inc., a corporation that has been incorporated in Delaware for this purpose. The proposed Delaware reorganization will be effected by way of a Scheme of Arrangement under U.K. law. Earlier this week, option holders also approved some modifications to Spark Networks' option schemes in connection with the reorganization.

@@start.t2@@Subject to U.K. court approval, the shares (including the Global Depositary
Shares (GDSs) and American Depositary Shares (ADSs)) of the U.K. company, Spark
Networks plc, will be cancelled and shareholders, GDS holders and ADS holders
will each receive one share of Spark Networks, Inc.'s common stock for each
ordinary share (or depositary share) that they currently own. The U.K. court
hearing to approve the Scheme of Arrangement is scheduled for July 6, 2007.
      Subject to the U.K. court approval, effective July 9, 2007, the shares of
common stock in Spark Networks, Inc. will be listed for trading on the American
Stock Exchange under the current ticker symbol "LOV" and Spark Networks plc's
GDSs and ADSs will no longer trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and American
Stock Exchange, respectively.  The quotation and the admission for trading of
the GDSs on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange are expected to expire within 48 hours
after the effective date of the Scheme of Arrangement, i.e. by July 11, 2007.

      About Spark Networks plc:
      Spark Networks' American Depository Shares trade on the American Stock
Exchange under the symbol "LOV," and its Global Depositary Shares trade on the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "MHJG." The Spark Networks portfolio
of consumer websites includes, among others, JDate(R).com
(, AmericanSingles(R).com (, (, and ChristianMingle(R).com

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Further inquiry note:
Investors, Mark Thompson, +1-323-836-3000, ext. 4015,, or
Media, Gail Laguna, +1-323-836-3000, ext. 4402,, both of Spark

Branche: Electronic Commerce
ISIN:      US8465131097
WKN:        A0DPY1
Index:    Classic All Share, Prime All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing/prime
              Börse Berlin-Bremen / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade

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