Spark Networks to Present at ThinkEquity Partners 4th Annual Growth Conference

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., September 5, 2006 – Spark Networks plc (AMEX: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced today that company representatives will be presenting at the ThinkEquity Partners Growth Conference.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California.

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® (www.jdate.com), AmericanSingles®.com (www.americansingles.com), BlackSingles.com® (www.blacksingles.com), PrimeSingles™.net (www.primesingles.net), BBWPersonalsPlus™.com (www.bbwpersonalsplus.com) and Relationships.com™ (www.relationships.com).

Safe Harbor Statement:

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For more information:

Media: Gail Laguna
+ 1 323 836 3000
Email: Media Relations
Investors: Mark Thompson
+ 1 323 836 3000
Email: Investor Relations