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): April 6, 2010
Spark Networks, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(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 8.01. Other Events
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference is a copy of the press release of Spark Networks, Inc. (the Company), dated April 6, 2010, regarding the announcement by the Special Committee of independent directors (the Special Committee) that it has rejected the proposal made by Great Hill Partners III, LP and certain of its affiliates (Great Hill) to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company not owned by Great Hill and will continue to consider all other strategic alternatives available to the Company.
The information contained herein, including the exhibit attached and incorporated herein by reference, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information contained herein and in the accompanying exhibit shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following Exhibit is furnished as part of this report:
|99.1||Press release issued by Spark Networks, Inc., dated April 6, 2010|
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, INC.|
|Date: April 6, 2010||By:||/s/ Joshua A. Kreinberg|
|Name:||Joshua A. Kreinberg|
|Title:||General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|