Encore Capital Group Takes Controlling Stake in Refinancia

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Encore), an international specialty finance company (NASDAQ: ECPG), today announced that it has taken a controlling stake in Refinancia, a leading debt purchaser in Colombia and Peru. Encore purchased 51 percent of the company in December 2013.