JGWPT Holdings Inc. Announces Exercise of Underwriter Overallotment Option

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RADNOR, Pa., Dec. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JGWPT Holdings Inc. ("JGWPT") (NYSE:JGW) today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering have exercised the full amount of their option to purchase an additional 1,462,500 shares of Class A common stock. As a result of this sale, the company will receive an additional $19.2 million of net proceeds which will be used for general corporate purposes. JGWPT's shares began trading on November 8, 2013 on the NYSE under the symbol "JGW."

Following the exercise of the overallotment option, JGWPT has 11,220,358 Class A Shares outstanding.

Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Jefferies LLC, and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. acted as joint book-running managers for the initial public offering and JMP Securities LLC and Stephens Inc. acted as co-managers. Moelis & Company LLC acted as financial advisor to JGWPT.

A copy of the prospectus relating to the Class A common stock can be obtained from the prospectus departments of Barclays Capital Inc. by telephone at 1-888-603-5847, or by email at barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC by telephone at 1-800-221-1037, or by email at newyorkprospectus@credit-suisse.com; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. by telephone at 1-800-503-4611, or by email at prospectus.cpdg@db.com; Jefferies LLC by telephone at 1-877-547-6340, or by email at prospectus_department@jefferies.com; or Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. by telephone at 1-800-966-1559, or by email at capitalmarketsequity@kbw.com.

A registration statement relating to the Class A common stock was filed with and declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 8, 2013. This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Class A common stock in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such State.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of JGWPT Holdings Inc. to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements preceded by, followed by or that otherwise include the words "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "projects," "estimates" and "plans" and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "should," "would," "may" and "could" are generally forward-looking in nature and not historical facts. Any statements that refer to expectations or other characterizations of future events, circumstances or results are forward-looking statements.

Consideration should be given to the areas of risk set forth under the headings "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), including our registration statement on Form S-1 for our initial public offering, as filed with and declared effective by the SEC on November 8, 2013, and in our other filings made from time to time, in connection with considering any forward-looking statements that may be made by us and our businesses generally. Except for our ongoing obligations to disclose material information under the federal securities laws, we undertake no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements, to report events or to report the occurrence of unanticipated events unless we are required to do so by law.

About JGWPT Holdings Inc.

JGWPT focuses on key sectors, including structured settlement payment purchasing, annuity payment purchasing, lottery payment purchasing and pre-settlement funding. Through our two market leading and highly recognizable brands, J.G. Wentworth and Peachtree Financial Solutions, we have purchased over $9.1 billion of future structured settlement payment streams from our customers.

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