PRA Presents Today to Investors at JMP Conference

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA), a world leader in acquiring non-performing consumer debt, will present to investors attending the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference today at 3:00 pm ET. A webcast of the presentation also will be available at PRA's Investors website,, until December 30, 2014.

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

About PRA Group

By acquiring non-performing consumer debt, PRA Group returns capital to global banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers in North America and Europe. PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to create affordable, realistic debt repayment plans and provide a broad range of additional revenue and recovery services to business and government clients in the U.S. and the U.K.

PRA has been recognized as one of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for the past three years. The company also was named one of Forbes' Top 25 Best Small Companies in America in 2012 and 2013 and has been annually ranked on the Forbes list since 2007. PRA employs more than 4,000 people and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia. For more information, please visit

About Forward Looking Statements

Statements made herein which are not historical, including 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, earnings per share growth and return on equity, and statements with respect to future contributions 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.

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 and there can be no assurance that we will achieve our targets. 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 our ability to successfully integrate the Aktiv Kapital business or fully realize the expected benefits of the acquisition of Aktiv Kapital; our ability to manage risks associated with our international operations, which risks will increase as a result of the Aktiv Kapital acquisition; our ability to realize the anticipated synergies and benefits of the Aktiv acquisition; a prolonged economic recovery or a deterioration in the economic or inflationary environment in the United States or Europe; changes in, or interpretations of, state or federal laws or the administrative practices of various bankruptcy courts, which may impact our ability to collect on our defaulted receivables; governmental investigations into or enforcement actions against our business practices; our ability to employ and retain qualified employees; the degree, nature, and resources of our competition; changes in interest or exchange rates; and 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 press release 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 News Media Contact: Rick Goulart Vice President, Corporate Communications (757) 961-3525

Source:PRA Group