Spark Networks® Hosts Annual Analyst Meeting

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 16, 2006 – Spark Networks plc (AMEX: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced today that the company is hosting its annual analyst meeting in Frankfurt, Germany. Mark Thompson, Spark Networks’ Chief Financial Officer will be presenting.

The meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Frankfurt Time (2:00 a.m. Pacific Time) at The BHF Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Bockenheimer Landstraße 10, in Frankfurt, Germany.

About Spark Networks plc:

Spark Networks plc’s American Depositary 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®.com (www.jdate.com), AmericanSingles®.com (www.americansingles.com), BlackSinglesConnection™.com (www.blacksinglesconnection.com) and ChristianMingle®.com (www.christianmingle.com).

Media: Gail Laguna
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Email: Media Relations
Investors: Mark Thompson
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