euro adhoc: MatchNet plc / Financing, Stock Offerings / MatchNet plc resolves on capital increase Up to 2 million shares will be issued (E)

LOS ANGELES, CA - (October 21, 2003) -

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MatchNet plc (MHJG: Frankfurt
Stock Exchange - Prime Standard), one of the largest providers of online personals worldwide, today announced that the company's Management Board with the consent of the Supervisory Board has resolved to carry out a capital increase. Up to 2 million shares will be offered to the exclusion of a rights issue. The fresh capital will be used for possible acquisitions. Existing shareholders and management do not offer any of their shares in line with this capital increase.

About MatchNet plc:
With over twelve million members worldwide, MatchNet plc is one of the largest providers of online dating services. The MatchNet network includes AmericanSinglesTM.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; GlimpseTM.com, an online dating service for relationship-minded gay men and women; and CollegeLuvTM.com, an exciting new online destination for the college-age demographic. MatchNet was incorporated in England in 1998. More information 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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