euro adhoc: MatchNet plc / Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers / US-Hedge Fund invests in MatchNet plc (E)

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Los Angeles, August 11, 2003 - Tiger Technology Management, an US-american Hedge Fund, investet within the last weeks in
MatchNet® plc (Prime Standard Frankfurt: MHJG) and accumulatd 13,49 percent of MatchNets shares. MatchNet® sees its business model again proved by that investment.
Management would not exclude the possibilities of further strategical ivestments into the company and stays open for talks with strategical investors.

About MatchNet® plc
MatchNet plc (MHJG: Frankfurt Stock Exchange - Prime Standard) is one of the largest providers of online dating and relationship services worldwide. The MatchNet network includes AmericanSingles®.com, FaceLink®.com, MatchNet.de, MatchNet.co.uk, and MatchNet.com.au. In addition, the Company operates JDate®.com & JDate.co.il, the dominant Jewish dating services worldwide and gay11®.com, a leading online dating service for relationship-minded gay men and women. MatchNet's network of websites enjoys a combined membership of over eight million registered members worldwide. MatchNet earns its revenue from recurring membership subscription fees and special events. MatchNet plc was incorporated in England in 1998. More information on the Company is available at www.MatchNet.com

Further inquiry note:
Elmar Bob
Tel: +49(0)69 74093788
FAX: +49 (0) 69 74093787
Email: elmar@matchnet.com

Emittent: MatchNet plc Arndtstrasse 51 DE-60325 Frankfurt Tel: +49(0)69 74093788 FAX: +49 (0) 69 74093787 Email: elmar@matchnet.com WWW: Http://www.matchnet.com ISIN: US5766601042 WKN: 930129 Indizes: Classic All Share, Prime All Share, Prime Standard Börsen: regulated dealing Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse; free trade

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