Monday, March 14, 2005

Is online dating firm Spark Networks' IPO (ticker: SPRK) attractive, or will it be left on the shelf?

Online dating company Spark Networks filed for a US IPO (the stock already trades in Germany). Spark Networks runs websites JDate.com (for Jewish singles) and AmericanSingles.com, and will be closely watched by investors since its filings and earnings results should cast light on the online dating businesses run by Yahoo! and IAC. Lead underwriter: Piper Jaffrey. Proposed ticker: SPRK. A careful look at the S-1 reveals some fascinating aspects of this business:

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Posted by David Jackson on March 14, 2005 at 08:33 AM in Sub-sector: Services, ticker: IACI, ticker: SPRK, ticker: YHOO | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (2)