Encore Capital Group, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results on February 13th

   Encore Capital Group, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012
                           Results on February 13th

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --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 fourth quarter and full
year of 2012 on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, after the market closes. The
Company will also host a conference call the same day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific /
5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss the reported results.

Members of the public are invited to listen to the event via a telephone
conference call line or the Internet. To access the live listen-only
telephone conference call, please dial (877) 670-9781 or (408) 940-3818. To
access the live webcast via the Internet, log on at the Investor Relations
page of the Company's website at www.encorecapital.com.

For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a telephonic replay will be
available for seven days by dialing (800) 585-8367 or (404) 537-3406 and
entering the conference number 90236787. A replay of the conference call will
also be available shortly after the call on the Company's website.

About Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Encore Capital Group is a leading provider of debt management and 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, LLC subsidiary, the
Company assists property owners who are delinquent on their property taxes by
structuring affordable monthly payment plans.

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.

Contact:

Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Paul Grinberg (858) 309-6904
paul.grinberg@encorecapital.com

or
Adam Sragovicz (858) 309-9509
adam.sragovicz@encorecapital.com

SOURCE Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Website: http://www.encorecapital.com