Southfield, Michigan, Jan. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Credit Acceptance has been named as one of the2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®. The list, now in its17 th year, recognizes companies that have exceptionalworkplace cultures. Credit Acceptance was ranked #52 in their firstyear as a Fortune 100 Best Company winner. Applicant companies opt to participate in theselection process, which includes an employee survey and anin-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices.Great Place to Work® then evaluates each application using itsunique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect,fairness, pride and camaraderie. Creators of the list, Great Place to Work® hasfound that employees believe they work for great organizationswhen they consistently trust the people they work for, have pridein what they do and enjoy the people they work with. "We are honored to receive thisrecognition and be part of this remarkable group of companies" saidBrett Roberts, CEO. "Our Company is filled with amazing people whohave made this a special place to work. I couldn't be moreproud of their achievement." Organizations named on the list may see manybenefits that include better financial performance, less employeeturnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, moreinnovative and creative thinking, higher productivity and enhancedpublic perception. To see the complete 2014 FORTUNE 100 BestCompanies to Work For® list and to learn more about how to build ahigh-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.com. About Credit Acceptance Since 1972, Credit Acceptance has offeredautomobile dealers financing programs that enable them to sellvehicles to consumers, regardless of their credit history. Our financing programs are offered through a nationwide network ofautomobile dealers who benefit from sales of vehicles to consumerswho otherwise could not obtain financing; from repeat and referralsales generated by these same customers; and from sales tocustomers responding to advertisements for our product, but whoactually end up qualifying for traditional financing.
Without our financing programs, consumers areoften unable to purchase a vehicle or they purchase an unreliableone. Further, as we report to the three national creditreporting agencies, an important ancillary benefit of our programsis that we provide a significant number of our consumers with anopportunity to improve their lives by improving their credit scoreand move on to more traditional sources of financing. CreditAcceptance is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the symbolCACC. For more information, visit creditacceptance.com.About Great Place to Work Great Place to Work ® is a globalconsulting and management training firm specializing inworkplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Itsproprietary research tool, the Trust Index© EmployeeSurvey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply itsModel ® to increase the levels of trust across theirorganizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place toWork ® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to WorkFor® list and the Great Place toWork ® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work ® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at@GPTW_US.
CONTACT: Investor Relations: Douglas W. Busk Senior Vice President and Treasurer (248) 353-2700 Ext. 4432 IR@creditacceptance.com