Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Spark Networks, Inc. (“Spark Networks” or the “Company”) (AMEX:LOV) related to a proposal by Great Hill Partners III, LP ("Great Hill Partners") to acquire Spark Networks.

Under the terms of proposed transaction, Great Hill Partners would acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company not owned by Great Hill Partners, at a cash purchase price of $3.10 per share, an approximate 5% premium over Spark Networks’ closing price on March 2, 2010 – one day before the announcement of Great Hill Partners’ proposal. Following the close of the transaction, Spark Networks would no longer be a public reporting or trading company. The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to approval of the transaction by the Spark Networks board of directors.

If you own shares of Spark Networks, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, Toll Free at (888) 638-4847, or by email to, or visit our website at

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