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11/09/16Encore Capital Group Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Deployments of $206 million worldwide included $142 million in the U.S. Encore’s share of portfolio allowance charge was $37 million after tax SAN DIEGO, Nov. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers across a broad range of assets, today reported consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. “The U.S. market for charged off receivabl... 
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10/26/16Encore Capital Group to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results on November 9
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2016 on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, after the market closes. The Company will also host a conference call and slide presentation the same day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern time with Kenneth A. Vecchione, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Clark, Executive Vi... 
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09/19/16Governor Signs Encore-Supported Legislation to Help Victims of Identity Theft and Fraud
New Law Will Provide Greater Transparency and Quicker Resolution of Identity Theft and Fraud Claims SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), a San Diego-based international specialty finance company, recently announced that California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed into law Friday Encore-supported legislation to help victims of identity theft and fraud. Prior to reaching the Governor’s desk, California Assembly Bill 1723 passed both the ... 
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09/16/16Encore Capital Group pledges $55,000 and an estimated 350 volunteers to support local communities through 4th Annual Global Volunteer Day
Encore employees will volunteer more than 2,000 hours in 10 global locations as part of company’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today announced it will hold its fourth annual Global Volunteer Day on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Troy, MI, Roanoke, VA, St. Cloud, MN, Tampa, FL, Houston, TX, as well as sites in Costa Rica, India ... 
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09/16/16Encore Capital Group Represented at Consero 2016 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum
Encore to Contribute to Two Panels on ‘Compliance & Ethics In The Future’ and ‘Leveraging Middle Managers’ SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced that Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Doris Hektor and Director, Corporate Compliance LeeSa Geelhood will join Consero’s 2016 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum to be held Sept. 18-20 in Newport Beach, CA. Both will serve as panelists: ... 
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08/04/16Encore Capital Group Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
GAAP EPS from continuing operations increases 18% to $1.14 Non-GAAP Economic EPS from continuing operations increases 7% to $1.29 SAN DIEGO, Aug. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers across a broad range of assets, today reported consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. “In the U.S., market participants have continued to exhibi... 
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07/28/16Encore Capital Group to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 4
SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2016 on Thursday, August 4, 2016, after the market closes. The Company will also host a conference call and slide presentation the same day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern time with Kenneth A. Vecchione, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Clark, Executive Vice... 
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06/13/16Encore Capital Group to Present and Meet with Investors at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference
SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets, announced today that Kenneth A. Vecchione, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Clark, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Bruce Thomas, Vice President, Investor Relations, will be meeting with investors at the William Blair Growth Sto... 
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05/19/16Encore Capital Group Announces Second Year of Community College Scholarship Program
SAN DIEGO, May 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced it has awarded $117,000 in scholarships to students at 40 community colleges across the country, as part of its national program, the Encore Capital Group Scholarship Fund. The program, in its second year, will provide students with $1,000 grants for tuition at select community colleges in 2016, in an effort to support students on their path to an advan... 
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05/12/16California Assembly Unanimously Passes Encore-Supported Legislation to Help Victims of Identity Theft and Fraud
Bill Provides Greater Transparency and Quicker Resolution of Identity Theft and Fraud Claims SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), a San Diego-based international specialty finance company, recently announced that the California Assembly has unanimously passed Encore-supported legislation to help victims of identity theft and fraud. California Assembly Bill 1723 passed the Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support. The Assembly approved the ... 
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05/10/16Encore Capital Group Announces First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
GAAP EPS from continuing operations increases 11% to $1.12 Non-GAAP Economic EPS from continuing operations increases 13% to $1.31 SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets, today reported consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. “Encore had a solid purchasing quarter, d... 
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05/05/16Encore Capital Group Employees to Present at National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) Spring Conference
SAN DIEGO, May 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced that Kelly MacBeth, Sr. Corporate Counsel and Xenia Murphy, Director of Legal Outsourcing, will present at the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) Spring conference on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Their presentation will speak to the client perspective as it relates to law firm best practices. “Encore prides itsel... 
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04/26/16Encore Capital Group to Announce First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on May 10
SAN DIEGO, April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2016 on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, after the market closes. The Company will also host a conference call and slide presentation the same day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific / 4:30 p.m. Eastern time with Kenneth A. Vecchione, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Clark, Executive Vice Pr... 
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04/14/16Encore Capital Renews Commitment to Financial Literacy as a National Partner of Jump$tart
Encore has supported the nonprofit coalition and original promoter of April as Financial Literacy Month since 2014 SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced it has renewed its commitment to financial literacy as a national partner with Jump$tart Coalition® for Personal Financial Literacy. Jump$tart is a Washington, DC-based not-for-profit organization that seeks to improve the personal financia... 
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03/31/16Encore Capital Group Completes Sale of Propel Financial Services
Transaction Provides Expanded Opportunities to Invest Capital for Greater Returns, Generates More than $150 Million in After-Tax Proceeds for Encore SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Propel Financial Services to Prophet Capital Asset Management, an Austin, Texas-based Registered Investment Adviser. The tr... 
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03/25/16Encore Capital Group Earns the President’s Volunteer Service Award
Company receives gold medal for group service and honors 34 employees for volunteerism SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, has received The President’s Volunteer Service Award, a national honor that recognizes companies and individuals for their community service. Encore’s individual award recipients, 34 in total, helped the company achieve gold level status by providing over 2,750 hours of serv... 
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03/04/16Encore Capital Group to Meet With the Investment Community at the Raymond James 37th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
SAN DIEGO, March 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that Kenneth A. Vecchione, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jonathan Clark, its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in discussions hosted by the sponsoring firm and meeting with the investment community at the Raymond James 37th Annual Institutional Investors Conference to be held in O... 
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02/29/16Encore Capital Group Strengthens Its Consumer Bill of Rights With Tougher Consumer Protection
Only Company in Debt Purchasing Industry With Consumer Bill of Rights SAN DIEGO, Feb. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today announced it has expanded its Consumer Bill of Rights to proactively identify customers on active military duty, subsequently halting all collections on their accounts. Encore is the only company in the debt purchasing industry to issue a Consumer Bill of Rights, which is Encore’s forma... 
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02/24/16Encore Capital Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Financial Results; International Growth and Domestic Execution Drive Solid Performance
Fourth quarter revenues increase 8% to a record $298 million Fourth quarter Non-GAAP Economic EPS increases 12% to $1.31 Estimated Remaining Collections increase to record $5.7 billion Encore deploys $345 million worldwide in fourth quarter Encore reaches agreement to sell its tax lien subsidiary, Propel Financial Services SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company providing debt recovery solu... 
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02/24/16Encore Capital Group Enters Agreement to Sell Propel Financial Services to Prophet Capital Asset Management
- Encore Cites Expanded Opportunities to Invest Capital for Greater Returns - Transaction Expected to Establish Propel’s Enterprise Value at More Than $340 Million - Sale Expected to Generate More Than $150 Million of After-Tax Proceeds for Encore SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, today announced that it entered into an agreement to sell its wholly owned subsidiary Propel Financial Services to Prophe... 
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02/11/16Encore Capital Professional Selected to Join Prestigious ‘San Diego Regional Chamber Young Leaders’ (SDYL)
Chamber Establishes Elite Group of Young Business and Advocacy Minds in Region SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced that Blake Hern, the company’s Director of Global Technology & Security, has been selected from over 100 applicants to serve on the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Young Leaders Board of Directors program.  SDYL’s mission is to drive young professional gr... 
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02/09/16Encore Capital Group to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Financial Results on February 24
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2015 on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, after the market closes. The Company will also host a conference call and slide presentation the same day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern time with Kenneth A. Vecchione, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Cla... 
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02/08/16Encore Capital Group Earns Recertification From DBA International
–Compliance Designation Renewed Following Rigorous Third-Party Audit– SAN DIEGO, Feb. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced it has been recertified by the DBA International Program as a Certified Professional Receivables Company (CRPC), after a stringent independent third party audit of Encore’s practices and controls. The DBA International Certification Program, version 3.0 was designed to hold certifi... 
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01/28/16Encore Partners With California State Assemblyman on Legislation Protecting Consumers From Identity Theft
Bill Provides Greater Transparency and Quicker Resolution of Identity Theft and Fraud Claims SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), a San Diego-based international specialty finance company, announced today that it is partnering with California State Assemblyman Bill Dodd (D-Napa) on consumer-focused legislation to provide prompt relief for victims of identity theft or fraud and to raise debt collection industry standards. According to the Bu... 
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01/19/16Encore Capital Chief Compliance Officer Doris Hektor Speaks at Consero’s 2015 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum
Hektor Shares Her Experience at Encore on Sustaining an Organizational Culture of Compliance SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced that Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Doris Hektor recently addressed the faculty for Consero’s 2015 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum at the Fairmont San Francisco. Hektor participated in a panel of Chief Compliance Officers from various industries about ... 
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