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Dollar Financial Corp. Announces Launch of Common Stock Offering

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Dollar Financial Corp. Announces Launch of Common Stock Offering16:40 EDT Tuesday, April 05, 2011 BERWYN, Pa. (Business Wire) -- Dollar Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:DLLR) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock. The Company also intends to grant to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Nomura Securities International, Inc. are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering. The Company intends to loan the net proceeds of this offering to Dollar Financial U.K. Limited, one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, to enable it to repay a portion of the amounts it initially borrowed under the Company's global revolving credit facility in connection with the closing of the acquisition of Purpose U.K. Holdings Limited (MEM). The offering will be made pursuant to the Company's existing shelf registration statement previously filed with and subsequently declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, by mail at Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010 or by telephone at (800) 221-1037, or Nomura Securities International, Inc., by mail at Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 2 World Financial Center, New York, NY 10281 or by telephone at (212) 667-9000. About Dollar Financial Corp. Dollar Financial Corp. is a leading international diversified financial services company primarily serving unbanked and under-banked consumers and small business owners for over 30 years. Through its retail storefront locations as well as by other means, such as via the Internet, the Company provides a range of consumer financial products and services in seven countries (Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Finland and Poland) to consumers who, for reasons of convenience and accessibility, purchase some or all of their financial services from the Company rather than from banks and other financial institutions. The Company's products, principally its short-term consumer loans, check cashing services, secured pawn loans and gold buying services, provide customers with immediate access to cash for living expenses or other episodic needs. The Company also offers high-value ancillary services, including Western Union money order and money transfer products, electronic tax filing, reloadable VISA(R) and MasterCard(R) debit cards, foreign currency exchange, and other services. In addition, through its branded Military Installment Loan and Education Services, or MILES(R) program, the Company provides fee based services to enlisted military personnel applying for loans to purchase new and used vehicles that are funded and serviced under an exclusive agreement with a major third-party national bank. At December 31, 2010, the Company's global retail operations consisted of 1,226 locations, including 1,126 company-operated financial services stores and 100 franchised and agent locations, conducting business primarily under the names Money Mart(R), Money Shop(R), Insta-Cheques(R), The Check Cashing Store(R), Sefina(R) and MoneyNow(R) in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Finland and Poland. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.dfg.com. Forward Looking StatementStatements in this press release that are not historical facts, including, without limitation, statements regarding the proposed public offering and our expected use of proceeds, are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks, uncertainties and other important factors, including, without limitation, the risk that adverse events could cause the cessation or delay of the proposed offering or the risk that we will be unable to apply the proceeds of the shares being sold by us in the offering as presently intended. No assurance can be given that the offering discussed above will be consummated on the terms described or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. For a discussion of risks, uncertainties and important factors, any of which could cause our actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and discussions of potential risks, uncertainties and other important factors in our subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place any undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to publicly announce results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events or developments. Dollar Financial Corp.Financial DynamicsJulie Prozeller, 212-850-5600