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Want to buy a dating site? My Single Friend yours for £15 million only

My Single Friend – one of the genuinely unique dating sites

One of the very few dating sites that actually have a unique approach to online dating My Single Friend has been put up for sale by its owner. What makes My Single Friend unique other than the fact that its fronted by a TV presenter (Sarah Beeny) is the fact that you cannot just sign up, put your profile online like all other dating sites, your friend or friends will have to recommend you and put your profile online for you.

Without going into too my details about My Single Friend, you can read excepts of an article in the independent about the site and the sale details below

My Single Friend, an online dating website founded by the television presenter Sarah Beeny, has been put up for sale for up to £15m.

Its major shareholders – Ms Beeny and the technology company Telecom Express – have hired the accountancy firm BDO to handle a sale of the company this summer.

First-round bids of between £10m and £15m were submitted earlier this month, primarily by rival online dating businesses, but some private equity firms are also interested. BDO declined to comment, while My Single Friend and Telecom Express did not return calls.
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