Spark Networks to Present at the Needham Growth Stock Conference

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., December 21, 2006 – Spark Networks plc (AMEX: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced today that senior management will be presenting at the Ninth Annual Needham and Company Growth Stock Conference that is being held January 9-12, 2007.

The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time at The New York Palace Hotel in New York, New York. The presentation will be webcast live.  To access the webcast, go to: http://www.spark.net/investor.htm.

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®.com, AmericanSingles®.com, BBWPersonalsPlus®.com, BlackSingles.com®, CatholicMingle™.com, LDSMingle®.com, LDSSingles™.com, PrimeSingles™.net and Relationships.com™.