SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 20, 2006
Spark Networks plc
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
England and Wales
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800, Beverly Hills, California||90211|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers|
On November 20, 2006, Martial Chaillet resigned as a director of Spark Networks plc (the Company) effective immediately. Mr. Chaillets resignation was not due to any disagreement with the Company.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On November 21, 2006, the Company issued a press release announcing results of its Annual General Meeting of shareholders, including approval of the Companys Share Repurchase Plan authorizing the potential repurchase of up to an aggregate of approximately 2,000,000 shares. The Share Repurchase Plan is further described in the Companys proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, 2006. The repurchases will be done in the open market on the American Stock Exchange, Frankfurt Stock Exchange and XETRA exchange. The authorization to repurchase shares is valid for the next 18 months.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release dated November 21, 2006|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SPARK NETWORKS PLC|
|Date: November 21, 2006||By:||/s/ Mark G. Thompson|
|Name:||Mark G. Thompson|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|