PRA Presents Today to Investors at William Blair Conference

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NORFOLK, Va., June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRAA), a financial and business services company operating in the U.S. and U.K., will present to investors attending the William Blair 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference today at 1:10 pm ET. A webcast of the presentation also will be available at PRA's Investors website, http://ir.portfoliorecovery.com/events.cfm, until September 10, 2014.

Steve Fredrickson, chairman, president and chief executive officer, PRA, and Kevin Stevenson, executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer, PRA, are scheduled to present at the conference. PRA may disclose material developments affecting its business and/or financial performance.

About PRA

As a leader in the U.S. debt buying industry, Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (PRA) returns capital to banks and other creditors that helps expand financial services for consumers. PRA collaborates with its customers to create affordable, realistic debt repayment plans. The company also provides a broad range of fee-based services to local governments and law enforcement, auto lenders and insurers, businesses and institutional investors, global hedge funds, and U.K. banks and creditors.

In 2013 and 2012, PRA was named one of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies and one of the Top 25 Forbes' Best Small Companies in America. PRA has been annually ranked on the Forbes list since 2007. For more information, please visit www.PortfolioRecovery.com.

About Forward Looking Statements

Statements made herein which are not historical, including Portfolio Recovery Associates' (PRA's) or its management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, representations, projections, plans or predictions of the future, including, but not limited to, statements with respect to future revenue and earnings, and statements with respect to future contributions of Aktiv Kapital; our ability to satisfy closing conditions or successfully, if ever, complete the acquisition of Aktiv Kapital; our ability to fully realize the expected benefits of the acquisition of Aktiv Kapital; the ability of Aktiv Kapital, or of any of PRA's subsidiaries, to contribute to earnings and future portfolio-purchase opportunities, all of which, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are based upon management's beliefs, assumptions and expectations of PRA's future operations and economic performance, taking into account currently available information. These statements are not statements of historical fact.

The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon management's beliefs, assumptions and expectations of PRA's future operations and economic performance, taking into account currently available information. These statements are not statements of historical fact. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, some of which are not currently known to PRA. Actual events or results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in any such forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including the risk factors and other risks that are described from time to time in PRA's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including but not limited to PRA's annual reports on Form 10-K, its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and its current reports on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available through PRA's website, which contain detailed discussion of PRA's business, including risks and uncertainties that may affect future results.

Due to such uncertainties and risks, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of today. Information in this presentation may be superseded by recent information or statements, which may be disclosed in later press releases, subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission or otherwise. Except as required by law, PRA assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in PRA's expectations with regard thereto or to reflect any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such forward-looking statements are based, in whole or in part.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Darby Schoenfeld Director of Investor Relations (757) 431-7913 DCSchoenfeld@PortfolioRecovery.com News Media Contact: Rick Goulart Vice President, Corporate Communications (757) 961-3525 RickGoulart@PortfolioRecovery.com

Source:Portfolio Recovery Associates