Encore Capital Group, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Results on October 26

Oct 12, 2010, 18:33 ET from Encore Capital Group, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECPG), a leading consumer debt buying and recovery company, announced today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2010 on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, after the market closes.  The Company will also host a conference call the same day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the reported results.

Members of the public are invited to listen to the event via the Internet.  To access the live webcast, log on at the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at www.encorecapitalgroup.com.  A replay of the webcast will be available online shortly after the conclusion of the live event.

About Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Encore Capital Group is a leader in consumer debt buying and recovery.  We purchase portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables from banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies, commercial retailers, auto finance companies and telecommunication companies and manage them by partnering with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery.

Headquartered in San Diego, we are a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock in the Russell 2000 and the Wilshire 4500.  Our performance derives from our sophisticated and widespread use of analytics, our investments in data and consumer intelligence, our cost leadership position (based on our enterprise-wide, account-level cost database as well as our India facility), and our commitment to see principled intent drive every consumer interaction.  More information on the Company can be found at www.encorecapitalgroup.com.


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