LendingTree to Present at 14th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference

LendingTree CEO Doug Lebda to provide Company overview and recent developments

CHARLOTTE, NC (January 9,  2012) - Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE), parent of LendingTree, LLC, announced today that Doug Lebda, Chairman and CEO will be presenting at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 2:10pm EST.

Mr. Lebda will provide a Company overview, discuss recent developments and provide insight into the Company’s strategy as a diversified lead-generation company. A copy of the presentation will be available on Thursday, January 12 on the Tree.com investor relations site: http://investor-relations.tree.com/. Investors interested in scheduling a meeting with Mr. Lebda should contact their Needham sales representative or email conferences@needhamco.com. For additional information, email tree.com-investor.relations@tree.com. 

About Tree.com, Inc.
Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) is the parent of several brands and businesses that provide information, tools, advice, products and services for critical transactions in our customers’ lives.  Our family of brands includes: LendingTree.com®, GetSmart.com®, DegreeTree.comSM, LendingTreeAutos.com, DoneRight.com and ServiceTree.com.  Together, these brands serve as an ally for consumers who are looking to comparison shop for loans, home services, education, auto and other services from multiple businesses and professionals who will compete for their business.

Tree.com, Inc. is the parent company of wholly owned operating subsidiaries:  LendingTree, LLC and Home Loan Center, Inc.

Tree.com, Inc. is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. and maintains operations solely in the United States. For more information, please visit www.tree.com.

About the Needham Growth Conference
Needham and Company, LLC's 14th Annual Growth Conference is the forum for public and private institutional investors to kick-off 2012 and seek out new investment opportunities. This conference is one of the largest and most innovative growth conferences on Wall Street, with presentations from more than 325 companies in the Clean Technology, Communications, Consumer, Enterprise Infrastructure, Healthcare, Industrial & Diversified Growth, Internet & Digital Media, Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment and Software & Services sectors.