Encore Capital Group to Meet With the Investment Community at the Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced today that Jonathan Clark, its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in discussions hosted by the sponsoring firm at the Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference to be held in Orlando, FL on Monday, March 2, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

About Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Encore Capital Group, an international specialty finance company, provides debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. Through its subsidiaries, the Company purchases portfolios of consumer receivables from major banks, credit unions, and utility providers, and partners with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery. Through its Propel Financial Services subsidiary, the Company assists property owners who are delinquent on their property taxes by structuring affordable monthly payment plans and purchases delinquent tax liens directly from selected taxing authorities. Through its subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Cabot Credit Management, Marlin Financial Services and Grove Capital Management, the Company is a market-leading acquirer and manager of consumer debt in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Through its Refinancia subsidiary, the Company services distressed consumer debt in Colombia and Peru. Encore's success and future growth are driven by its sophisticated and widespread use of analytics, its broad investments in data and behavioral science, the significant cost advantages provided by its highly efficient operating model and proven investment strategy, and the Company's demonstrated commitment to conducting business ethically and in ways that support its consumers' financial recovery.

Headquartered in San Diego, Encore is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P SmallCap 600, and the Wilshire 4500. More information about the Company can be found at www.encorecapital.com. More information about the Company's Cabot Credit Management subsidiary can be found at www.cabotcm.com. Information found on the Company's website or Cabot's website is not incorporated by reference.

CONTACT: Encore Capital Group, Inc. Jonathan Clark (858) 309-6946 jonathan.clark@encorecapital.com Bruce Thomas (858) 309-6442 bruce.thomas@encorecapital.com

Source:Encore Capital Group