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Slide #86. Encore Capital Group — Controlling Interest in Grove Capital Management
Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG)
Controlling Interest in Grove Capital Management
Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Encore), an international specialty finance company (NASDAQ: ECPG), today announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling stake in Grove Capital Management (Grove), a management company that purchases credit portfolios and has a focus on UK insolvencies and Spanish assets. The acquisition has received regulatory approval from the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK.
Encore Capital Group is an international specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions and other related services for consumers across a range of financial assets. Co. primarily purchases portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables at deep discounts to face value and manages them by working with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery. Defaulted receivables are consumers' unpaid financial obligations to credit originators, including banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies and commercial retailers. Co. also provides debt servicing and other portfolio management services to credit originators for non-performing loans.
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