SOURCE: Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc.

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc.

September 19, 2009 02:30 ET

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. Receives Deficiency Notice From Nasdaq

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - September 19, 2009) - Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSS) ("CPS" or the "Company") today announced that it received a Nasdaq staff deficiency letter on September 15, 2009 indicating that the Company has failed to comply with the minimum bid price of $1.00 as required by Rule 5450(a)(1).

CPS has until March 15, 2010 to regain compliance; otherwise its common stock would be subject to delisting. The Company is considering several alternatives that could be taken to maintain a listing of its common stock.

About Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc.

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. is a specialty finance company engaged in purchasing and servicing new and used retail automobile contracts originated primarily by franchised automobile dealerships and to a lesser extent by select independent dealers of used automobiles in the United States. We serve as an alternative source of financing for dealers, facilitating sales to sub-prime customers, who have limited credit history, low income or past credit problems and who otherwise might not be able to obtain financing from traditional sources.

Contact Information

  • Investor Relations Contact:
    Robert E. Riedl
    949-753-6800