This excerpt taken from the ECPG DEF 14A filed May 1, 2006.
TO BE HELD ON JUNE 5, 2006
To Our Stockholders:
We cordially invite you to attend the 2006 annual meeting of stockholders of Encore Capital Group, Inc. Our annual meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, California 92122, on June 5, 2006, beginning at 1:00 p.m. local time. The annual meeting is being held for the following purposes:
Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2006 are entitled to notice of and to vote at the meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof.
We have enclosed a copy of our 2005 Annual Report on Form 10-K, which includes our audited consolidated financial statements.
Your vote is important. Whether or not you plan to attend the meeting in person, please submit your vote as soon as possible using one of the voting methods described in the attached materials. Submitting your voting instructions by any of these methods will not affect your right to attend the meeting and vote in person should you so choose.
May 3, 2006
San Diego, California