Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a leading international non-bank provider of alternative financial services, principally unsecured short term consumer loans, secured pawn loans, check cashing, gold buying, money transfers and reloadable prepaid debit cards, serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers. We serve our customers through our over 1,500 current retail storefront locations and our multiple Internet platforms in ten countries across Europe and North America: the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Spain, Romania, the Czech Republic and the Republic of Ireland. Our networks of retail locations in the United Kingdom and Canada are the largest of their kind by revenue in each of those countries. We believe we operate one of the largest online unsecured short-term consumer lending businesses by revenue and loan portfolio in the United Kingdom. ... More ...