Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LOV) Files An 8-K Other Events

Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LOV) Files An 8-K Other Events

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Spark Networks, Inc. (the Company) is attaching hereto as Exhibit
99.1 an investor presentation regarding the Companys entry into
an Agreement and Plan of Merger by and among the Company,
Affinitas GmbH, a German limited company, Blitz 17-655 SE, a
European stock corporation, and Chardonnay Merger Sub, Inc. The
investor presentation will be discussed during the Companys
conference call regarding the transaction to be held at 7:30 a.m.
Pacific Time (10:30 a.m. Eastern Time) on May 3, 2017.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
All statements other than statements of historical fact are
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements
involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors
that may cause the Companys or Affinitas or the New Parents
performance or achievements to be materially different from those
of any expected future results, performance, or achievements.
Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are
made, and neither the Company nor Affinitas assumes any duty to
update forward-looking statements. We caution readers that a
number of important factors could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by,
such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements
include, but are not limited to, statements about the benefits of
the business combination to the existing brand portfolio,
statements about the ability to drive superior growth or achieve
cost savings, statements about the New Parents plans, objectives,
expectations and intentions and other statements that are not
historical facts. The following factors, among others, could
cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the
forward-looking statements: (i)the possibility that the Merger
does not close when expected or at all because required
shareholder or other approvals and other conditions to closing
are not received or satisfied on a timely basis or at all;
(ii)changes in the Companys share price before closing, including
as a result of the financial performance of Affinitas prior to
closing, or more generally due to broader stock market movements,
and the performance of peer group companies; (iii)the risk that
the benefits from the transaction may not be fully realized or
may take longer to realize than expected, including as a result
of changes in general economic and market conditions, interest
and exchange rates, monetary policy, laws and regulations and
their enforcement, and the degree of competition in the
geographic and business areas in which the Company and Affinitas
operate; (iv)the ability to promptly and effectively integrate
the businesses of the Company and Affinitas; (v)the reaction to
the transaction of the companies customers, employees and
counterparties; (vi)diversion of management time on
merger-related issues; (vii)lower-than-expected revenues, credit
quality deterioration or a reduction in net earnings; and
(viii)other risks that are described in the Companys public
filings with the SEC. For more information, see the risk factors
described in the Companys Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q and other filings with the SEC.

How to Find Further Information

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or a
solicitation of an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to
buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval, nor
shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in
which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to
registration or qualification under the securities laws of any
such jurisdiction. No offering of securities shall be made except
by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section10 of
the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and otherwise in
accordance with applicable law. This communication is being made
in respect of the proposed business combination transaction
between the Company and Affinitas. The proposed transaction will
be submitted to the shareholders of the Company for their
consideration. In connection with the Merger, the New Parent will
file with the SEC a registration statement on FormF-4 that will
include the proxy statement of the Company that also constitutes
a prospectus of the Company. After the registration statement has
been declared effective by the SEC, a definitive proxy
statement/prospectus will be mailed to each stockholder of the
Company entitled to vote at the Stockholder Meeting. INVESTORS
PROPOSED TRANSACTION. Investors may obtain copies of the proxy
statement/prospectus (when available) and all other documents
filed with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction, free of
charge, at the SECs website ( Investors may
also obtain these documents, free of charge, from the Companys
website ( under the link Investor Relations
and then under the tab SEC Filings or by directing request to
[email protected].

Participants in Solicitation

The Company and its directors, executive officers and other
members of management and employees may be deemed to be
participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Companys
stockholders in connection with the proposed transaction.
Information regarding the persons who may, under the rules of the
SEC, be deemed participants in the solicitation of the Companys
stockholders in connection with the proposed transaction and a
description of their direct and indirect interest, by security
holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in the proxy
statement/prospectus filed with the SEC in connection with the
proposed transaction. You can

find information about the Companys executive officers and
directors in its definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on
March31, 2017 and in its Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with
the SEC on March22, 2017. You can also obtain free copies of
these documents from the Company using the contact information

Item9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits

About Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LOV)

Spark Networks, Inc. is engaged in creating brands and communities that help individuals form life-long relationships with others that share their interests and values. The Company operates through four segments, such as Jewish Networks, which consists of JDate,,,, and JSwipe; Christian Networks, which consists of ChristianMingle, CrossPaths,,,,, and; Other Networks, which consists of and related other general market Websites, as well as other properties, which primarily consists of sites focused towards various religious, ethnic, geographic and special interest groups, and Offline & Other Businesses segment, which consists of revenue generated from offline activities. The Company operates a number of international Websites and mobile applications, and maintains its physical presence in both the United States and Israel.

Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LOV) Recent Trading Information

Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LOV) closed its last trading session down -0.030 at 0.990 with 32,351 shares trading hands.

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