Alliance Data Provides Card Services Performance Update For October 2015

Nov 16, 2015, 07:30 ET from Alliance Data Systems Corporation

DALLAS, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today provided an update on its Card Services segment.

In conjunction with the release of the Company's Master Trust Monthly Noteholder's Statement, the Company is releasing similar metrics for the overall total managed portfolio. The Master Trust data represents a subset of the Company's total managed portfolio, and the Company believes the information presented below provides a more complete view of the Card Services segment.


For the

 month ended


For the

ten months ended


October 31, 2015


October 31, 2015


(dollars in thousands)

Average receivables

$  11,988,216


$   11,072,703

Year over year change in average receivables

29%


32%

Net charge-offs

$         49,954


$       415,322

Net charge-offs as a percentage of average receivables(1) (2)

5.0%


4.5%






As of


As of


October 31, 2015


October 31, 2014


(dollars in thousands)

30 days + delinquencies - principal

$       534,282


$       401,507

Period ended receivables - principal

$  11,814,941


$    9,306,733

Delinquency rate

4.5%


4.3%









(1)  Compares to 4.4% for both the month and ten months ended October 31, 2014

(2)  The Company is tracking to its guidance of a 4.6% principal loss rate for 2015

 

About Alliance Data

Alliance Data® (NYSE: ADS) is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience; the result is measurably changing consumer behavior while driving business growth and profitability for some of today's most recognizable brands. Alliance Data helps its clients create and increase customer loyalty through solutions that engage millions of customers each day across multiple touch points using traditional, digital, mobile and emerging technologies. An S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas, Alliance Data consists of three businesses that together employ more than 15,000 associates at approximately 100 locations worldwide.

Alliance Data's Card Services business is a leading provider of marketing-driven branded credit card programs. Epsilon® is a leading provider of multichannel, data-driven technologies and marketing services and also includes Conversant®, the leader in personalized digital marketing. LoyaltyOne® owns and operates the AIR MILES® Reward Program, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, and holds a majority interest in Netherlands-based BrandLoyalty, a global provider of tailor-made loyalty programs for grocers.

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If one or more of these or other risks or uncertainties materialize, or if our underlying assumptions prove to be incorrect, actual results may vary materially from what we projected. Any forward-looking statements contained in this presentation reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. We have no intention, and disclaim any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future results or otherwise, except as required by law.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this presentation regarding Alliance Data Systems Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year. Risk factors may be updated in Item 1A in each of the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for each quarterly period subsequent to the Company's most recent Form 10-K.

Contact:

Investors/Analysts


Tiffany Louder


Alliance Data


214-494-3048


Tiffany.Louder@AllianceData.com




Media


Shelley Whiddon


Alliance Data


214-494-3811


Shelley.Whiddon@AllianceData.com

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