PC Capital Announces Transaction in the Retail Pawn Industry

First Cash Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCFS), the global leader in the retail pawn industry, has acquired Maxi Prenda, which operates 211 full-service pawn stores in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador, under the brand names Empeños Mexicanos and Realice Empeños. This acquisition is First Cash’s largest and most significant acquisition in Latin America to date. With this transaction, First Cash increases its number of LatAm stores by more than 30%, gains presence in the only three Mexican states where it did not previously have operations, and expands its business into two new countries. PC Capital generated the opportunity and served as exclusive financial advisor to First Cash in the transaction.